16 December 2016

Mary (Greer) Johnson

Ahnentafel #57 in Grandma Katie's Ancestors

Mary Greer was born about 1793 in Virginia, to Asa Greer and Rebecca Neighbors.  She married John Johnson about 1814.

John and Mary lived in Tennessee when their daughter, Rebecca, was born in 1815.  They were still in Tennessee when their daughter, Mary (Laura Ann) Johnson was born in 1817.  Daughter Mariah (Between 1816 and 1820) was also born in Tennessee, as was son William (1825) and daughter, Elizabeth (about 1829).  Lucy was born in Illinois about 1832 as were Elijah (November 1834), Nancy J., James and Martin.

They were living in Gallatin County, Illinois, by 1839.  

Census: 1840
Probably this Johnson family living in Equality Township, Gallatin County, Illinois. 

Census: 1850
John and Mary, in Eagle Township, Gallatin County, Illinois, as well as children Elijah, James, Nancy J., and Martin.  Mary's mother, Rebecca Greer, was also in the household.

Census: 1860
John (b. in Georgia) and Mary were living in Saline County, Illinois (Township 9 Range 6 E).  Daughter Mariah Baker lived nearby as did son James.

Mary probably died between 1860 and 1865.  she was not on the Illinois State Census of 1865 with her (presumable husband) in her son Elijah's household.

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