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Jane D (Gresham) Johnson (1803 - 1883)

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Jane D Johnson formerly Gresham
Born in Oglethorpe County, Georgia, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 9 Oct 1823 in Oglethorpe County, Georgia, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Marshall County, Tennessee, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified 27 Jun 2018 | Created 17 Sep 2017
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Jane was born about 1803. She passed away in 1883. Jane was married to William Johnson who was very likely her second husband according to her will probated March 1883 in Marshall County Tennessee.

Children with William E. Johnson:

  1. William E Johnson
  2. Dr. Joseph Thomas Johnson
  3. Mary E. Johnson
  4. James Bailey Johnson
  5. unknown son


  • Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950 database with images, FamilySearch, William Johnson and Jane D. Gresham, 09 Oct 1823; citing Marriage, , Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States, county courthouses, Georgia; FHL microfilm 158,729.
  • United States Census, 1850 database with images, FamilySearch, Jane D Johnson, Giles county, Giles, Tennessee, United States; citing family 1194, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • United States Census, 1870 database with images, FamilySearch, Jane D Johnson, Tennessee, United States; citing p. 3, family 31, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 553,028.
  • United States Census, 1880 database with images, FamilySearch, Jane Johnson, District 17, Marshall, Tennessee, United States; citing enumeration district ED 148, sheet 497D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1269; FHL microfilm 1,255,269. In this census she is paralysed, but fully aware as shown by her 1883 will

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On 17 Sep 2017 at 21:26 GMT Paula J wrote:


I know how hard you have worked for the last three years to find the person in this profile. Thank you so very much!!! It makes me very happy to be making progress on this line!!


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