Tag Archives: Society of Friends (Quakers)

Anderson JOHNSON (1770-1857) : Devout North Carolina Quaker, Persecuted – 52 Ancestors (2015 #5)

Anderson JOHNSON was born the fifth child of ten into a Quaker family on “the 7th day of the 6th month in the year of our Lord 1770,” in North Carolina, probably in what was then Surry County, and what … Continue reading

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Strangeman JOHNSON had to PARTAY, PARTAY! – 52 Ancestors

Do you remember back in January when I wrote about Strangeman (pronounced STRONG-muhn)? Do you remember that he had been disowned from the Society of Friends (Quakers) in 1796, but the Hinshaw abstracts did not give a reason? Well, I … Continue reading

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Thomas JOHNSON, Almost a Veteran – 52 Ancestors

My 3rd great grandfather Thomas JOHNSON was born on the 3rd day of the 1st month of the year 1794 (for us, this is 3 January 1794). He was the first child of devout Quakers Anderson and Sarah (BROOKS) JOHNSON.

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Strangeman JOHNSON (Strong-muhn), and the Strange Mystery He Has Left For Us – 52 Ancestors

I need to tsk-tsk myself. Last week when I wrote about Thomas and Rachel (JOHNSON) JOHNSON, I briefly discussed Rachel’s father. His name was Strangeman JOHNSON. One thing I have never done is to get too hung up on spelling … Continue reading

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Thomas and Rachel (JOHNSON) JOHNSON – 52 Ancestors

Before I go further, no I did not post for Weeks 1 or 2 of Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge. I didn’t know about the challenge for Week 1. It took me all of Week 2 … Continue reading

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