Thomas Johnson

18 October 1718–26 December 1774 (Age 56)
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Johnson was born on 18 October 1718, in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, Thomas Johnson, was 29 and his mother, Susanna White, was 24. He married Mary Atwater on 7 August 1745, in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 26 December 1774, in Cromwell, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Cromwell, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Johnson
1718–1774
Mary Atwater
1727–1780
Marriage: 7 August 1745
Lemuel Johnson
1746–
Mary Johnson
1748–
Thomas Johnson
1750–
Joshua Johnson
1753–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 August 1745
Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

(4)

    Lemuel Johnson

    Male1746–Male

    Mary Johnson

    Female1748–Female

    Thomas Johnson

    Male1750–Male

    Joshua Johnson

    Male1753–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name John . As an American family name, Johnson has absorbed patronymics and many other derivatives of this name in continental European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Thos. Johnson in entry for Mary Johnson, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Thomas Johnson in entry for Mary Atwater, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Dea. Thomas Johnson, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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