Mary's Top Matches
About Mary Johnson (Rose)
Though Robert Rose had a large family and many grandchildren, it is to be noted that there are no male Rose descendants of this family. Children: ROSE, rec. Stratford VR
- Mary b. 20 Apr. 1655 (as rec. Stratford VR, hut 15 Apr. as rec. Branford VR), m. Moses Johnson
In May 1668, Robert Rose received a Colonial grant of 50 acres for his services in the Pequot War of 1637 (Old Fairfield, vol. 1, part 2, p. 506). On 1 Nov. 1679, Robert Rose of Stratford conveyed to son-in-law Moses Johnson of Woodbury, land in Woodbury "granted to me as gratification for servis don by me in ye pequad war."
In 1685 Moses Johnson of Woodbury conveyed to father-in-law Henry Allyn of Stratford all right in estate of Robert Rose lying undivided between the children of said Rose (Stratford Deeds 2:500a, cited in Jacobus MS.). In 1686 the heirs to estate of Robert Rose, viz: Henry Allyn in behalf of Moses Johnson; Obadiah Stephens of Stamford; Isaac Bennet for himself and for his wife Elizabeth, and also on behalf of John Minor, Jr., and Hannah Rose (Ibid., Stratford Deeds 2:501a).