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William and Richard Johnson, Spotsylvania, Va.
Posted by: Marta Johns(t)on Patterson (ID *****4456) Date: November 05, 2009 at 15:33:47
In Reply to: Johnson Family in VA-1700s by Bill Davidson of 35043

I have copies of pages from Ancestors of William and John Johnson, Johnston of Caskieben, Crimond and Cayesmill, by Lorand V. Johnson M.D.

William Johnston, Gent. m. 10/12/1723 Ann Chew, dau. Larkin & Hannah Roy Chew.
Sheriff Comm. dated 1731
Will 1778 Spotts
Family account: "Lord William Johnston, member of House of Lords (Scotland or England), killed his adversary and fled to Virginia."


Joseph Johnston
Larin Johnston, b. 1727
Judith Johnston, b 1729
Robert Johnston, b 1726
John Johnston, b 1732
Benjamin Johnston b 1734
James Johnston b 1736
William Johnston b 1738
Hannah Johnston b 1739
Elizabeth Johnston, b. 1742
Richard Johnston b. 1740, d 1788 m. Dorothy (Beverley) Waller.
m2: Ann Smith, Caroline Co.

Richard's Children: Which wife is not mentioned

Richard W. Johnston
William Johnston
Dau. m. --Roy

Augt. 14, 1765
Richard Johnston of Spts. Co. and Dorothy, his wife, there was land transactions with Mary Dawson.
Page 311

Witness to several other land transaction in 1766, & 1767

2000 sterling to Joseph Brock, guard. to Richard Johnston, orph. of Richard Johnston, with Edward Herndon, sec. Feby. 5, 1788
Page 313

March 1, 1788
Beverley Winslow of Berkely Par., Spots. Co., to his son, Thomas Winslow, of same par. and co. Deed of Gift. Tract of land purchased of Richd. Johnston in Berkeley par., Spots. Co., etc., No witnesses. April 1, 1788

There is more information. Wife's names, b & d dates, and their issue.

Hope this helps.

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