Capt. William Johnson

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Capt. William Johnson

Birthplace: New York, New York
Death: March 21, 1818 (76)
Charleston, South Carolina
Place of Burial: Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John "Jan Jans" Johnson and Sarah Jane Beale Jans
Husband of Sarah Johnson
Father of William Johnson; Dr. Joseph Johnson; Benjamin Browne Johnson; Jane Johnson and Isaac Amory McCrady
Brother of John J Johnson and Susannah Cox

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About Capt. William Johnson

A Patriot of the American Revolution for SOUTH CAROLINA with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor # A063832

Info added per DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood and published 1895 stating he "served as captain of artillery 1776-1781"

William Johnson, was a blacksmith and supporter of the American Revolution who represented Charleston in the general assembly. During the Revolution, he was among the patriots deported to St. Augustine by British commander Sir Henry Clinton.

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Capt. William Johnson's Timeline

May 21, 1741
New York, New York
December 27, 1771
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States
June 15, 1776
Mount Pleasant, Charleston County, South Carolina
June 26, 1783
Charleston, South Carolina
March 21, 1818
Age 76
Charleston, South Carolina
Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, United States