- Vital Records
Calendar of New Jersey Wills and Administrations 1730-1750
Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey
Archives of the State of New Jersey First Series Volume XXX; Vol II of Calendar of Wills, Administrations, Etc. 1730 - 1750
Published 1918 Somerville, NJ
(Elizabethtown, with Cape May Affidavits)
1688, November 14 Page 566 Will of William Johnson, Sr. of Elizabethtown.
Sons: John, Daniel, Samuel, Benjamin, William, Henry
Daughters: Kathren, Hannah, Abigail
Real estate devised not to be sold from the name and generation of Johnson; Personal property.
Executors: Jeffry Jones and Nathaniel Tutle
Witnesses: Thomas Mullinex, Jeffry Jones
Proved: October 12, 1699
1697-8, January 29 Cape May Affidavit of Hannah, wife of Henry Leonard of Cape May, daughter of William Johnson (above) and formerly wife of Joseph Holden concerning the previous will and why it was not proved earlier, her father having died May 14, 1689; mentions Elizabeth as her mother's name and threats against the mother by son William; a neighbor Simon Rouse in Elizabeth and Nicholas Martineau of Burlington.
E. J. D. Libre 66 page 17, 18