Johnson, son of
Leonard and Mary Johnson was born in 1784. His
will was probated on February 17, 1860. The marriage license for
John and Sarah Marthalina "Martha" Drury was issued on January
9, 1819. Sarah was born in 1799 and was buried June 30, 1872 at
St. Johns Roman Catholic Church Cemetery.
to Ms. Cryer he served as a private in the War of 1812 as a Leonardtown
Volunteer under Capt. Floyd Millard Williams. He later served as Pvt.
Richard Johnson's substitute in the 45th Regiment in Capt. J. F.
Sotheron's Company. Click here to
read an interesting e-mail from Chris George regarding John Johnson and
the War of 1812. I highly recommend his book
"Terror on the Chesapeake."
We see his name again on July 15, 1829 when he
applied to have his name and that of his wife's children removed as caveators to the will of Michael Drury. See, Liber E.JM.1, p. 100.
his will John gave the 98 1/2 acre farm known as "Part Grange"
to son Joseph Stephen Johnson, all the rest of his estate to be equally
divided between his other children. At the time of his death he
owned one farm occupied by son-in-law Enoch R. Evans and his wife Mary
Priscilla; one occupied by his son Joseph Stephen and one occupied by
his sons Hillery and William.
and Martha were both buried at St. John Francis Regis Catholic Cemetery
near Hollywood, Maryland.
Children were as follows: