Samuel Johnson was an English writer, poet, essayist, literary critic, biographer and lexicographer. He published A Dictionary of the English Language in 1755, and it was considered the pre-eminent English dictionary for more than a century. He married Elizabeth Porter, a woman who was more than 20 years his senior. There were no children from this union.
Christening: Samuell Johnson, 9 September 1709 at Saint Mary, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England. Father: Michael Johnson.
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↑ "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (Samuell Johnson: accessed 30 August 2015), Michael Johnson in entry for Samuell Johnson, 09 Sep 1709; citing SAINT MARY,LICHFIELD,STAFFORD,ENGLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 421,567.
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Johnson-36870 and Johnson-16962 appear to represent the same person because: Same birth year. Same spouse (dups will need to be merged), same exact death date. Deathplace and child on -36870 are likely incorrect. 36870 is an orphan. Please merge
DO NOT COMBINE: Please do not combine Samuel Johnson Born 18 Sep 1709 In Scotland and married to Elizabeth Porter to any other Samuel Johnson. Samuel Johnson of Scotland married an Elizabeth Porter who was 26 years older than him. No children.