Jeremiah Johnson was son of Thomas Johnson, who drowned in New Haven in 1640. His brother, Thomas, was ae 64 at his death in 1695, so born about 1631. Jeremiah was probably born between 1631 and 1640. New Haven was not settled until 1638. So his birthplace is unknown.
Jeremiah Johnson left New Haven and took up residence in Paugassett, later Derby, Connecticut. He had a grant of land on Sentinel Hill 2 Mar 1672.
Jeremiah m. Sarah. daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth (Cleverly) Hotchkiss.
↑ 2.02.12.22.188.8.131.52.72.8 Jacobus, Donald Lines (compiler). Families of Ancient New Haven, Vol I-VIII. and Index Vol IX New Haven: 1931. Reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1974, 1981, 1997. Originally published as New Haven Genealogical Magazine, Volumes I-VIII. Rome, NY and New Haven, CT 1922-1932.
↑ Connecticut County, District and Probate Courts. Probate Packets, Johnson, Ebenezer-Johnson, Russell, 1683-1880. District of New Haven. Ancestry.com