Mahlon Johnson, Sr.

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About Mahlon Johnson, Sr.

Mahlon Johnson was born 2 August 1803 in Morristown, Morris, New Jersey and married Mary Ann Walker in Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana. They move to Missouri with the Mormons with land in Section 2, Caldwell County, surrounded by her father Oliver Walker’s property three miles from Haun’s Mill.

Mormon Redress Petitions 9 May 1839 Adams County, Illinois, and 13 January 1840 Madison County, Illinois. “I the undersigned do by these present Represent You My Losses and Suffering in the State of Missouri in the Year 1838 by the hands of a mob who pillaged and destroyed my Goods, and Chattels, and drove me and my family from Lands Which I had Entered in that State. And previous To this was driven from Jackson Co my Crop Taken my house Burned &c. 1833. Also was shot at in my Own house by the Mob and was forced into Clay county and then from Clay into Caldwell Co. and from thence To Illinois. This may certify that—I was at Haun's Mill and one of those who was attacked By A Company of Two Hundred and Sixty Men under the Command of Arthur Comstock, who fell upon us who were 36 in No. and killed and wounded 31 of the Company 23 of which are Dead, Then plundered Houses and Drove away Horses Wagons & Loaded with Goods And this may Certify that the Losses which I sustained To be no Less than Two Thousand Dollars” signed Mahlon Johnson.

1840 Census Upper Alton, Madison County, Illinois. Mahlon and Mary Ann Johnson Endowments 6 February 1846 in the Nauvoo Temple, Illinois.

1850 Census Jo Davies County, Illinois. Mahlon died about 1858 at Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois. Mary Ann and children were found in Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa 1860 and 1870 Census. There were 11 children: William W Johnson, Angeline Johnson, Nancy Johnson, Elijah Johnson, Mary Jane Johnson, Sarah Ann Johnson, Jacob Henry Johnson, Mahlon Johnson, Joseph Johnson, John E. Johnson, and Dionitia Johnson.

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Mahlon Johnson, Sr.'s Timeline

August 2, 1803
Morristown, Morris, New Jersey, USA
December 29, 1825
Age 22
Randolph, Indiana, USA
June 1, 1827
Age 23
Randolph, Indiana, USA
March 13, 1829
Age 25
Randolph, Indiana, USA
July 28, 1830
Age 26
January 8, 1831
Age 27
Randolph, Indiana, USA
December 13, 1836
Age 33
Missouri, USA
August 7, 1839
Age 36
Missouri, USA
October 20, 1841
Age 38
Iowa, USA
August 2, 1848
Age 45
Keokuk, Iowa, USA