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Israel Johnson

Birthplace: Colchester, New London, CT, USA
Death: Died in North Hudson, Essex County, New York, USA
Place of Burial: Schroon Lake, Essex County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Johnson and Anstress (Antis) Newton
Husband of Elizabeth Johnson
Father of Israel Johnson; Mary "Polly" Halladay; Nathan F Johnson; Sally Johnson; William Johnson and 2 others
Brother of Eunice Johnson; Mary Johnson; John Johnson; Ellenor Johnson; Anstis Johnson and 2 others

Managed by: Warren Smith
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About Israel Johnson

From The Revolutionary War File Of Israel Johnson File #9383 New York:

Israel Johnson Of Schroon in the state of New York who was a Serg't in the regiment commanded by Colonel Willy of the Connecticut line, for the term of 2 years inscribed on the Roll of New York at the rate of eight Dollars per month, to commence on the 7th of May 1818 Certificate of Pension issued the 15th of April 1819 and send to D. Ross Esq. Elizabethtown, New York arrears to 4th of March 1819, 9 mos. $79.73 semi annual allowance ending 4 Sept. 48. = $127.73 Revolutionary claim, {Act 18th March, 1818.} Rev. and 1812 Wars Section January 14, 1928 Mr. G. M. Johnson 1600 North American Bldg. Philadelphia, PA % Connecticul General Life Ins. Co. Sir: I have to advise you from the papers in the Revolutionary War pension claim S. 43726, it appears that Israel Johnson enlisted in May 1775 and served almost one year and nine months in Captain Levi Wells Company, Colonel Wyllys Connecticut Regiment: and was in the battles of Long Island, and Harlem Heights; and enlisted in February 1777 and served in Captain Henry Champion's Company, Colonel Wyllys Regiment; January 1, 1781 he was appointed Sergeant in Captain Buells Company; Colonel Butler's First Connecticut Regiment; and was discharged in 1783. He was wounded in the hand at Danbury, and was also in the Battle of Elizabethtown. He was allowed pension on his application executed May 7, 1818, while a resident of Schroon, Essex County, New York, in the fifty-ninth year of his age. It is not stated that soldier was married. Owing to the very large number of similar inquiries and the lack of a clerical force available for the purpose, the Bureau is unable to make immediate reply to inquiries pertaining to soldiers of the Revolution. Such information is furnished by courtesy of the Government and without fee, and letters are being answered as rapidly as possible in the order of their receipt. Respectfully Winfield Scott Commissioner


  1. Israel Johnson (1783 - ____)
  2. Mary [Polly] Johnson Halladay (1785 - 1865)
  3. Nathan Johnson (1786 - 1869)
  4. Elizabeth Johnson Woodworth (1789 - 1813)
  5. Sarah Johnson Burgess Wolfe (1793 - 1860)
  6. James Johnson (1798 - 1884)
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Israel Johnson's Timeline

February 17, 1760
Colchester, New London, CT, USA
Age 22
Wells Town, Rutland, Vermont
October 25, 1785
Age 25
New York, United States
Age 25
August 27, 1835
Age 75
North Hudson, Essex County, New York, USA