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Isaac Johnson (1615 - 1675)

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Captain Isaac Johnson
Born in Ware End, Great Amwell, Herefordshire, Engmap
Husband of — married in Roxbury, Mass.map
Died in Narragansett, Washington, Rhode Islandmap
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Biography

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Son of John JOHNSON and Mary HEATH. Isaac's will dated Mar. 8, 1673 and proved Feb. 10, 1676, Roxbury, MA names sons Isaac and Nathaniel. Freeman at Roxbury, MA Mar. 4, 1635. Capt. of the Roxbury Company 1663, the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company 1667, and in the Narragansett Expedition 1675. Killed at head of his company in the 'Great Swamp Fight' of King Philip's War.

"Isaac died on December 19, 1675 in the Great Swamp Fight fight with the Narragansett Indians in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. [1]

Capt. of the Roxbury Company 1663, the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company 1667, and in the Narragansett Expedition 1675. Killed at head of his company in the 'Great Swamp Fight' of King Philip's War. His military career is detailed in Soldiers in King Philip's War.[2]


From Savage Gen. Dictionary.

Isaac Johnson of Roxbury was the eldest son of John of Roxbury. He was born in England.

He was a freeman 4 Mar. 1635. Isaac m. 20 Jan. 1637, Elizabeth Porter. Children:

  1. Elizabeth b. 24 Dec. 1638. Elizabeth m. 20 Dec. 1658, Henry Bowen;
  2. John, 3 Nov. 1639, d. 18 Dec. 1661;
  3. Mary, bapt. 10 (tho. town rec. says b. 24) Apr. 1647; Mary m. 17 Dec. 1663, William Bartholomew
  4. Isaac, bapt. 7 Jan. 1644;
  5. Joseph, 9 Nov. 1645, d. in few wks.;
  6. Nathaniel, b. says town rec. 1 May, bapt. says ch. rec. 2

May 1647, by name of Nehemiah, which Savage thinks is error. He was of ar. co. 1645, its capt. 1667, rep. 1671; was k. by the Ind. at the head of his comp. in the gr. Narraganset fight, 19 Dec. 1675. See Hutch. I. 299, or Mather, VII. 50.

His will, of 8 Mar. 1673, probated 10 Feb. 1676, provides for w. Elizabeth and the four surviving ch: double portion to eldest, Isaac. The wid. d. 13 Aug. 1683.

Src: Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692. Vol. I-IV. Boston, MA, USA: 1860-1862.


Birth

Birth:
Date: 4 MAR 1609/10
Place: London, England[3][4]
Birth:
Date: 1615
Place: Middlesex, England[5]
Birth:
Date: 15 DEC 1615
Place: Herne Hill (Roxbury), London, Eng (MA)

Christening

Christening:
Date: 11 Feb 1615
Place: Great Amwell, Hertfordshire, England

Death

Death:
Date: 19 DEC 1675[6][7]
Place: Wickford, RI
Cause: Died in the Great Swamp Fight of the King Philips War

Burial

Burial:
Date: Dec 1675
Place: Nr 4 Corners, Sakonnet River, RI, Ft Narraganset

Marriage

Husband: Isaac Johnson
Wife: Elizabeth Porter
Marriage:
Date: 20 JAN 1636/37
Place: Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts[8][9]

Notes

Note N2471http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=worldmarr_ga&h=658037&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt
Note N2472http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=worldmarr_ga&h=658038&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

Notes

Note NI14364[Maltby 08282011.FTW]
file 1496544.zip William Smith wsmith0128@@aol.com had the this person and data

Sources

  • Source: S-2009482853 Repository: #R-2009482618 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.
  • Source: S2 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.; Repository: #R1
  • Source: S79 Author: Yates Publishing Title: U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.Original data - This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. Repository: #R1
  • Source: S001408 Title: 1496544.FTW
  • Source: S125551 Title: Maltby 08282011.FTW
  1. (Bowen, Clarence Wintrop, PhD. LL.D. The History of Woodstock Families (8 vols). Norwood, MA.: Plimpton Press, 1962. Schultz, E.B. and M/J/ Tougias. King Phillip's War. Woodstock, VT.: Countryman Press, Page262
  2. George M. Bodge. Soldiers in King Philip's War. Leominster, Mass: Printed for the author, 1896. Open Library pages 159-163.
  3. Source: #S001408
  4. Source: #S125551
  5. Source: #S79
  6. Source: #S001408
  7. Source: #S125551
  8. Source: #S001408
  9. Source: #S125551





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Collaboration

On 30 Sep 2016 at 02:14 GMT Anne B wrote:

Actually, it seems that someone has gotten the name Jeremiah on the dates for John. I am changing Johnson-8485 to John (not Jeremiah and proposing a merge

On 30 Sep 2016 at 02:07 GMT Anne B wrote:

I see no evidence that Isaac had a son Jeremiah. Thomas of New Haven did have a son Jeremiah. Objections to disconnnecting??

On 25 Aug 2014 at 17:28 GMT Nan Lambert wrote:

This profile has been identified as a duplicate by Nan Lambert, an Arborist. Please review the proposed merge - bottom of the profile on the left. If they are duplicates please approve the merge. If you have questions or would like assistance please ask. Thank you.

On 6 Aug 2014 at 21:51 GMT Nan Lambert wrote:

Johnson-22717 and Johnson-2901 appear to represent the same person because: Birth date & place, spouse, death date match. Death place needs confirmation.

On 15 Jul 2013 at 14:35 GMT Jillaine Smith wrote:

Merging has revealed conflicting mothers; those more familiar with the most recent research regarding this line, please review the multiple spouses of his father and resolve (citing sources, please). Thank you.



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