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Moses Johnson, I

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Holliston, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Lieutenant Joseph Johnson and Lydia Johnson (Twitchell)
Husband of Sabilla Johnson
Father of Simeon Johnson; Sabilla Marshall and Moses Johnson, II
Brother of Lydia (Ledya) Johnson; Isaac Johnson; Joseph Johnson, Jr.; David Johnson; Elisha Johnson and 3 others

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About Moses Johnson, I

Moses Johnson was born on 18 Nov 1711 in Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts. He died in 1764. He married Sabilla Plympton on 18 May 1732 in Holliston, Massachusetts.

Children of Moses Johnson and Sabilla Plympton:

  1. Simeon Johnson was born on 22 June 1733 in Holliston. He died about 1823, possibly in Lansingbury, New York. He married first Elizabeth Gardner on 19 Aug 1756 in Holliston. Elizabeth was the daughter of Addington and Mary Gardner. She was born on 9 Mar 1738 in Sherborn. He married second Elizabeth Stone. Elizabeth was the daughter of Silas and Elizabeth (Russell) Stone. She died in 1816, age 86. Simeon moved to Dublin, Cheshire, New Hampshire and was first on the Dublin tax list in 1771. [Ref, p. 182] He bought a large part of the seventh lot in the eighth range in Dublin from Sibylla Johnson in 1777. [Ref, p. 182] He moved to Keene, Ohio in 1819. [Ref, p. 182] Simeon was a soldier in the Revolutionary War. [Ref, p. 66]
  2. Sabilla Johnson was born on 4 Oct 1734 [Ref, p. 35] in Holliston. [Ref] She married Benjamin Marshall on 28 Sep 1756 [Ref, p. 67] in Holliston. [Ref] Benjamin was of Marblehead. [Ref, p. 67] Benjamin, the son of Benjamin and Elizabeth Marshall, was baptised on 10 Nov 1728 in Marblehead. [Ref] Sabilla and Benjamin lived in Holliston and Dublin, Cheshire, New Hampshire. [Ref, p. 66] Sibylla Johnson, spinster [!], purchased the seventh lot in the eighth range in Dublin from Moses Johnson on 29 Jun 1776. [Ref, p. 182] She sold a large part of it to Simeon Johnson a year later. [Ref, p. 182]
  3. Elizabeth Johnson was born on 14 Oct 1736 [Ref, p. 36] in Holliston. [Ref] She married as his second wife Micah Morse on 17 May 1764 in Holliston. [Ref] Micah, the son of Paul and Sarah Morse, was born on 25 Jun 1729 in Holliston. [Ref] He married first Mary Fairbanks on 5 Nov 1752 in Holliston. [Ref]
  4. Moses Johnson was born on 5 Oct 1738 [Ref, p. 36] in Holliston. [Ref] He died on 17 Nov 1803 in Leicester, Vermont. [Ref, p. 67] He is buried in the Brookside Cemetery. [Ref, p. 66] He married Elizabeth Underwood on 29 Jan 1752 [1772?!]. [Ref, p. 36] Moses went to Dublin, Chester, New Hampshire and is on the list of those who worked on the roads in 1764-5. [Ref, p. 181] In 1766 he purchased the seventh lot in the eighth range. [Ref, p. 181] He sold this lot to Sibylla Johnson, spinster on 29 Jun 1776. [Ref, p. 182] He traded land in Dublin as late as 1782. [Ref, p. 182] Moses was a soldier in the Revolutionary War. [Ref, p. 67] He was a private in Col. Stark's regiment at Medford on 4 Oct 1775 and also appears on the rosters of Capt. John Mellen's company and Capt. Samuel Twitchell's company in the Rhode Island Expedition in Aug 1778. [Ref, pp. 181-2]
  5. Zedekiah Johnson was born on 5 Dec 1740 [Ref, p. 36] in Holliston. [Ref] He died on 5 July 1745 [Ref, p. 36] in Holliston. [Ref]
  6. Lydia Johnson was born on 15 Sep 1742 in Holliston. She died on 31 May 1817 in Hopkinton. She married Reuben Johnson.
  7. Mary Johnson was born on 24 Feb 1744/5 [Ref, p. 36] in Holliston. [Ref] Mary and Asa Fisk Jr. published their intention on 24 Jun 1766 in Holliston, but did not marry. [Ref] Mary had an illegitimate child on 6 Sep 1766 in Holliston. [Ref] Asa Fisk married Mercy Jones on 8 May 1771 in Holliston. [Ref] Mary married Timothy Unknown on 11 May 1780. [Ref, p. 36]
  8. Anne (Anna) Johnson was born on 20 Jul 1747 [Ref, p. 36] in Holliston. [Ref] She married Silas Pratt on 25 May 1772 [Ref, p. 36] in Holliston. [Ref]
  9. Asa Johnson was born on 9 Sep 1749. Asa Johnson of Hopkinton married Hannah Mellen on 2 Jul 1778 (int. 15 Mar) in Holliston. [Ref][Ref, p. 36] Hannah was the daughter of Daniel and Hannah (Adams) Mellen. [Ref, p. 68] She was born on 5 Mar 1751. [Ref, p. 68] Asa was a soldier in the Revolutionary War. [Ref, p. 68] Asa and Hannah moved to Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire, then to Hartland, Vermont, then to Attica, New York. [Ref, p. 68]
  10. Ithamer Johnson was born on 10 Jan 1752 [Ref, p. 36] in Holliston. [Ref] Ithamer moved to Dublin, Cheshire, New Hampshire and first appears on the tax list in 1773 (when he turned 21). [Ref, p. 181] Ithamer was a soldier in the Revolutionary War. [Ref, p. 36] Ithamer of Dublin was in Capt. Jacob Miller's company in Col. Ephraim Doolittle's regiment at Winter Hill on 6 Oct 1775. [Ref, p. 181]
  11. Nathan Johnson was baptised on 25 Aug 1754 [Ref, p. 36] in Holliston [Ref, p. 68] He died on 28 Aug 1819 [Ref, p. 36] in Sherborn. [Ref] He married Hannah Leland on 8 Oct 1778 [Ref, p. 68] in Sherborn. [Ref]

Nathan was a soldier in the Revolutionary War. [Ref, p. 68] Nathan and Hannah lived in Sherborn. [Ref, p. 68]

References for the above cited by the referenced website below are:

  • Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850. Online Database: NewEnglandAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2007 (includes material also found published in Vital Records of Sherborn, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 and Vital Records of Holliston, Massachusetts to the Year 1850)
  • Johnson, Paul Franklin and Frank Leonard Johnson, Genealogy of Capt. John Johnson of Roxbury, Massachusetts, Commonwealth Press, Los Angeles, 1951.
  • Leonard, L. W., The History of Dublin, N.H., with a register of families, Dublin, NH, The town, 1920.

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Moses Johnson, I's Timeline

1711
November 18, 1711
Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
1732
May 18, 1732
Age 20
Holliston, Massachusetts, United States
1733
June 22, 1733
Age 21
Holliston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
1734
October 4, 1734
Age 22
Holliston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
1738
October 5, 1738
Age 26
Holliston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
1764
1764
Age 52
Holliston, Massachusetts, United States