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Christian Johnson

Also Known As: "Christian (Taliaferro?) Bourne Johnson"
Birthplace: Rappahannock, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Essex, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Wife of John Bourne; John Bourne; Andrew Bourne and Henry Johnson, of St. Mary's Parish, VA
Mother of John Bourne, II; Peter Bourne and Robert Bourne

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About Christian Johnson

No evidence to support a maiden name of Taliaferro and it does not seem likely she was the daughter of Robert "the immigrant" Taliaferro


Essex County, Va. Deeds and Wills No. 14, Req. C. 5674, 1711-1716

In the name of God Amen, the 8th day of Aug. 1712, I Christian Johnson being sick and weak in body but in sound and perfect memory thanks be to God for the same, I do make and ordain this my last will and testament.

First, I give my soul to almighty God who gave it and my body to the earth, etc., Imprimis-I give unto my two sons, John Bourne and Robert Bourne, each of them twelve pounds to be paid to them by my executor. 2ndly, I give and bequeath to my well beloved son Peter Bourne, whom I constitute, make and ordain my only and sole Executor of this my last will and testament, a negro woman named Bess to all my worldly estate by him freely to be possessed and enjoyed and do hereby wholly evoke, annul and disallow all or any other former testament or wills, ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament. Signed: Christian Johnson. Wit: Henry Mackie, Richard Johnson; John Broadley. At a court held for Essex county the 13th day of Aug., 1713, this will was proved by the oath of Peter Bourne the exer. herein named and by the oaths of Henry Mackie and Richard Johns an two wit. hereto is recorded. Richard Buckner, CCC.


DEATH;Will dated 8/8/1712, probated 8/13/1713, Essex Co., VA Wills & Deeds #l4.p 152 Charles Taliaferro and Richard Johnson security for Peter Bourne, exer of Christian Johnson estate. (Gilmore and Carter and Allied Families by Helen Gilmore Smith Thomas 1962.) "to two sons John Bourne and Robert Bourne 12 pounds each. Balance of Estate to "well beloved son"Peter Bourne, he to be exer. Signed Christian Johnson, Wit: Henry Mackie, Richard Johnson, John Broadley. Charles Taliaferro and Richard Johnson security for Peter Bourn, exec. of Christian Johnson estate". Earliest indication of marriage to Henry Johnson was the appointment of Christian Johnson as administrator of the estate of her former husband, Andrew Bourne. No children her second marriage.

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Christian Johnson's Timeline

Rappahannock, Virginia, United States
Age 23
Age 26
Essex, Virginia, United States
Age 27
Essex, Virginia
August 13, 1713
Age 59
Essex, Virginia, United States