An American Family History

The Johnson Family


Richard Johnson was born about 1612 in England.

He came to America in 1630 and lived with Sir Richard Saltonstall at Watertown.

His wife was named Alice. She signed her name "Alce Johnson" on November 12, 1666.

Abigail Johnson (1635, married John Collins and Thomas Farrar),
Elizabeth Johnson (married Thomas Tolman),
Samuel Johnson, (1640, married Mary Collins), and
Daniel Johnson (1650 married Martha Parker)

In 1637, Richard was admitted freeman.

In 1637 he moved to Lynn.

He died in 1666, aged 54.

Alice died in 1712.





Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of the State of Massachusetts edited by William Richard Cutter, William Frederick Adams published by Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1910

Richard Johnson came over in 1630 and lived with Sir Richard Saltonstall at Watertown. He was admitted freeman in 1637. He came to Lynn the same year and settled as a farmer on the eastern end of the commons. He died in 1666, aged 54.

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