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Robert M. Johnson

Birthdate: (70)
Birthplace: Orange County, Province of Virginia
Death: October 11, 1815 (70)
Scott County, Kentucky, United States
Place of Burial: Great Crossing, Scott, Kentucky, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of William Johnson and Elizabeth Johnson
Husband of Jemima Johnson and Jemima Johnson
Father of Richard Mentor Johnson; Elizabeth Payne; Rep. James Johnson (KY-DemRep); Colonel William Johnson; Sallie Ward and 7 others
Brother of Nancy Rogers; Hannah Montaigne; Benjamin Johnson; Mildred Sebree; Elizabeth Cave Eve and 5 others

Occupation: Large Land Owner, Military-U.S. Army-Farmer
Managed by: Dale Edward Smith
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About Capt. Robert M. Johnson

Son of Col. William Johnson & Elizabeth Cave. Husband of Jemima Suggett. They had 12 children.

Robert Johnson, familiarly known as "Robin" was one of the pioneers of Kentucky. He represented the Virginia legislature of 1782 in Fayette County, Kentucky.

"The family of Robert Johnson were inmates of Bryant's Station when Girty attacked that place in 1782. His wife Jemina Suggett was one of the matrons who made the perilous venture of passing the Indian ambuscade to bring a supply of water from the spring outside the stockade...."

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of Captain. DAR Ancestor # A063421

Robert Johnson and Jemima Suggett were married around the year 1770 in Kentucky. They had Ten Children, eight of the boys served in the war of 1812, one of their sons, Richard Mentor Johnson was the 9th Vice-President of the United States from 1837-1841 under Martin Van Buren's Presidency.

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Capt. Robert M. Johnson's Timeline

July 17, 1745
Orange County, Province of Virginia
April 10, 1772
Age 26
Orange County, Province of Virginia
January 1, 1774
Age 28
Orange County, Province of Virginia
December 7, 1775
Age 30
Scott County, KY, USA
July 21, 1778
Age 33
Scott County, KY, USA
October 17, 1780
Age 35
October 17, 1781
Age 36
Beargrass, Jefferson Co., VA (Now KY)
January 22, 1784
Age 38
Great Crossings, Fayette County (Present Scott County), Virginia (Present Kentucky), United States
April 20, 1786
Age 40
Scott Co, Kentucky