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Thomas J Johnson (abt. 1862 - 1898)

Thomas J Johnson
Born about in Quebec, Canadamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 3 Nov 1887 in Colebrook, Coos, New Hampshire, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died at about age 36 in West Stewartstown, Stewartstown, Coos, New Hampshire, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 31 Aug 2017
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Biography

Thomas Johnson was born about 1862 in Quebec, the son of William Johnson and Margaret Davis. He and Hannah Lawton married in New Hampshire in 1887. Thomas Johnson died of typhoid in New Hampshire in 1898. He is buried in the Alice Hunt Cemetery in Canaan, Vermont.

Research Notes

Protestants living in the Eastern Townships of Quebec were often married in the United States. Along the Vermont-New Hampshire-Quebec border, the closest town issuing authority was in Canaan, Vermont, however several churches were across the river in nearby New Hampshire. As indicated on one of the Vermont Records, the marriage between Thomas and Hannah took place in New Hampshire.

Sources

  • "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XF3V-CTH : 19 February 2021), Thomas J. Johnson and Hannah Lanton, 1887.
  • "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FS2X-2ZV : 23 February 2021), Thomas J Johnson, 24 Aug 1898; citing Westmoreland, Bureau Vital Records and Health Statistics, Concord; FHL microfilm 1,001,087.(Note: Index record and Citation read Westmoreland, but original image shows West Stewartstown, New Hampshire as place of death with clerk's jurisdiction Stewartstown.)
  • "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV2Y-3DGK : 9 June 2021), Thomas J Johnson, ; Burial, Canaan, Essex, Vermont, United States of America, Alice Hunt Cemetery; citing record ID 74656642, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

Census Records

  • "Canada Census, 1881," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MVN5-KCS : 30 June 2017), Thomas Johnson in household of William Johnson, Hereford East, Compton, Quebec, Canada; citing p. 4; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13198, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,834. (Note: While John is shown as born in Quebec, the other children are listed on transcript record of census as born in Ireland -- this is an error, either in the original document or in the transcription, they were all born in Canada, most likely in the Eastern Townships of Quebec.)


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