About Francis D. Johnson
Francis D. Johnson born 15 May 1807 Morristown, Morris, New Jersey married Margaret Chappell or Shappell, possibly the daughter of Michael Chappell. 1840 Census Lagro, Wabash, Indiana Francis D Johnson near Michael Chappell. 1850 Census Lagro, Wabash, Indiana Francis D Johnson, 44, Teamster, Margaret 39, Mary E 12, Theodore 7, Stephen D 5. 1860 Census Pleasant Grove, Marion, Iowa Francis D Johnson 53 farmer, Margaret 40, Mary E 22, Theodore J 17, and Stephen D 16. Michael Shappall 85, and Liddy 74 next door. 1870 Census Lincoln, Clark, Missouri Francis D Johnson, 63, laborer. 1880 Census, Francis Johnson 73 is with son S. D. Johnson 30, Cinderella 25, Luella 8, Adella 5, Lenna T. 5 months, Margaret Covey 48 Mother L in Folker, Clark, Missouri. Frances dies 6 Feb 1883. Margaret dies 1860/1870.
They have three children. Mary E Johnson born 1838 Indiana. Theodore J Johnson born 1842 in Indiana, found on 1870 Census Swan Township, Marion County, Iowa, marries 4 July 1875 in Warren County, Iowa Lydia J Gibbons born 1856 of Belmont County Ohio and has at least 2 children Frank D Johnson born 8 May 1876-Warren County, Indiana, and dies 1965 in Delaware County, Iowa and Maggie G born 1878 Warren County, Iowa. Stephen D Johnson born 1844 in Indiana, marries about 1871 Cinderella born 1855 Indiana, with Luella Johnson born 1872 Missouri, Adella Johnson born 1875 Missouri, and Lenna T Johnson born 1879 Missouri.