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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Thomas Johnson
Mary Atwater
Marriage: 7 August 1745
Lemuel Johnson
Mary Johnson
Thomas Johnson
Joshua Johnson

Spouse and Children

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


    Lemuel Johnson


    Mary Johnson


    Thomas Johnson


    Joshua Johnson


Parents and Siblings



+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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