Noah Vail Johnson

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Noah Vail Johnson

Birthdate: (29)
Birthplace: Morristown, Morris, New Jersey, USA
Death: Died in Rush Creek, Clay, Missouri, USA
Cause of death: cholera outbreak in the Mormon settlement
Place of Burial: Clay County, Missouri, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jacob Johnson, II and Mary Elizabeth Johnson
Husband of Catherine Burkett Johnson
Father of Elizabeth Johnson Mason; Mary Jane Johnson; George Jacob Johnson; Noah Vail Johnson and Noah V Johnson
Brother of Mahlon Johnson, Sr.; Anna V. Johnson; Francis D. Johnson; Mathilda Louise Johnson LaFlesh; Mary Elizabeth Johnson and 7 others

Managed by: Mary Ellen "Dixie" Garrick
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About Noah Vail Johnson

Noah Vail Johnson was born 12 October 1804 in Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey, married Catherine Burkett born 4 December 1810 in Fairfield County, Ohio, daughter of George Burkett and Sarah Jane Smith, 18 June 1829 in Randolph County, Indiana.

They had four children; Elizabeth Johnson born 1823 in Illinois, married Jesse Mason 22 April 1849 in Pottawattamie, Iowa; Mary Jane Johnson; George Jacob Johnson born 1831 who married Martha Elizabeth Mason 12 October 1853 and Maria Louisa Gilbreath 23 September 1860 in Denison, Crawford County, Iowa, and died 31 March 1882 near Lamoni, Decatur, Iowa. Noah V Johnson born 22 October 1833 in Clay County, Missouri a month before mobs destroyed their home 2 November 1833 . He married Sarah Jane Mason, born 24 June 1835, in Masons Grove, Crawford, Iowa on 12 October 1853. They had twelve children. Noah V Johnson died 31 March 1912 in Milford, Crawford, Iowa. His wife Sarah Jane Mason was baptized Reorganized Church 31 October 1885 and died 1918

Noah was a victim of cholera when Zion’s Camp came through his area 24 June 1834. He was buried on the banks of Rush Creek and later moved to Mound Grove Cemetery in Independence, Missouri in 1976.

Catherine remarried to Levi Lewis Skinner, son of Aaron Skinner and Hannah Humphrey born 27 October 1819 in Beaver Dam Township, Lincoln, Ontario and died 17 February 1866 in Masons Grove, Crawford, Iowa age 47 after a long illness. He lived Block 6 in Nauvoo and Block 14 in Commerce, was a Nauvoo taxpayer in 1844, and she had four more children: Joseph Alma Skinner born 1840 Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, and dying 11 January 1865 in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee; Sarah Elizabeth Skinner born 9 December 1844 in Madison Island, Hancock, Illinois, and dying 16 February 1928 in St Anthony, Fremont, Idaho; Hannah Miria Skinner born 1846 in Madison Islalnd, Hancock, Illinois and dying 21 April 1912 in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa., and Eleanor Skinner born 2 December 1848 at Madison Island, Hancock, Illinois. Levi was a Seventy in Nauvoo.

Catherine and Levi endowed in the Nauvoo Temple 29 January 1846. Catherine died before 1 October 1849, when Levi remarried to Sarah A Davis at Allreds Camp, Pottawattamie County, Iowa.

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Noah Vail Johnson's Timeline

October 12, 1804
Morristown, Morris, New Jersey, USA
Age 24
Age 25
Age 26
October 22, 1833
Age 29
Clay County, MO, USA
3, 1833
Age 28
Clay County, Missouri, United States
June 24, 1834
Age 29
Rush Creek, Clay, Missouri, USA
Clay County, Missouri, United States