HISTORY
OF
MENARD & MASON COUNTIES, ILLINOIS
1879

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JOHN JOHNSON, farmer; son of William and Cynthia (Williams) Johnson; was born in this county Sept. 5, 1825, and is the second of a family of seven, four of whom are now living; Mr. Johnson has always made this his home, following farming; he is industrious and enterprising. He has been twice married; first to Miss Harriet Jenison, of this county, Dec. 1, 1846; she died Oct. 12, 1855, leaving two children - Adalaide, born Sept. 16, 1847 (who became the wife of William E. Hall, and died Jan. 7, 1877), and William E., May 11, 1850; Mr. J. married his present wife March 1, 1859; she was Miss Elizabeth Gains, of this county; she was born in Bath Co., Ky., Nov. 16, 1829; by the last union he has four children - Cora, born Jan. 18, 1860; Iona, Sept. 12, 1862; Joe, Sept. 19, 1866; Ella, July 14, 1869.


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