By Special Request…
Young A. Johnson, mentioned in a previous post, was a grand uncle of Joseph Henry Pascal Johnson of Ray City, GA.
Young Johnson (1795-1845) was a son of the Revolutionary Soldier, David Johnson (see From the King’s Tree to Ray City: Family of JHP Johnson). Upon David Johnson’s death in 1834, Young Johnson was the primary beneficiary of his father’s estate:
I, David Johnson, being of sound mind, but in low state of health; and knowing that all men must dye; do this day freely give in this deed to the heirs of my beloved son Young Johnson after my death a certain Negro woman by the name of Lucy, her children Neis, Peter, Moses & Hanner and her increases after this, they are to be kept by him after my death by the said Young Johnson. Moreover, I do give and bequeath to the said Young Johnson all my dwelling house and kitchen furniture and working tools, also five cows and calves.
In 1837, Young Johnson served as a Second Corporal in the Indian Wars in Florida. He was enlisted in a unit commanded by his brother, Captain James B Johnson’s Company of the Florida Drafted Mounted Militia. The following page is from the Florida Militia Muster Rolls, Seminole Indian Wars:
- From the King’s Tree to Ray City: Family of JHP Johnson (raycityhistory.wordpress.com)
- The Johnsons Were at Home in Ray City, GA (raycityhistory.wordpress.com)
- Family of Chloe Gardner Johnson (raycityhistory.wordpress.com)
- Chloe Johnson’s Bible and Census Records (raycityhistory.wordpress.com)
- Samuel Register and the East Florida Militia
- Merchant of Ray City: Joseph Henry Pascal Johnson
- Max Maurice Johnson
- Johnson Brothers and the Apalachicola Fish & Oyster Company
- Camp Townsend
- Riders of the Troupville Circuit: Tillman Dixon Peurifoy