JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK


PIONEER CALEB JOHNSON FAMILY


1. CALEB JOHNSON, son of Daniel Johnson, was born at Worcester MA on 9 Nov. 1779 and died at Burton, Ohio on 5 Dec. 1846. He married in Rutland, Jefferson Co. NY, on 10 June 1804 to Thirza Treadway, who was born at Halifax, VT on 12 April 1789 and died at Burton, OH on 16 April 1874. She was the daughter of Benjamin and Hannah (Stacey). In 1802, Caleb went to Jefferson Co., NY and bought lands at Champion and Rutland. He conducted a general store and for some 20 years served as a magistrate. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge at Champion. In 1833 he sold out and went to Ohio, where sons Benjamin and Caleb had preceded him. On his arrival in Burton, he purchased 160 acres of land.

He married, in Rutland, Jefferson Co. NY, on 10 June 1804

THIRZA TREADWAY, who was born at Halifax, VT on 12 April 1789 and died at Burton, OH on 16 April 1874. She was the daughter of Benjamin and Hannah (Stacey).

CHILDREN, JOHNSON:

    2        i      JOHN JOHNSON b 16 Oct. 1806 d 1 Aug 1876; married LINDA PIERCE.

    3        ii      BENJAMIN JOHNSON b 4 Dec. 1808 d 21 Oct. 1843; married OLIVE DUDLEY, b Feb. 1810 and d 27 March 1882, daughter of TIMOTHY and IRENE (ROSE) of Hilsdale, MI

    4          iii      CALEB BURBANK JOHNSON b 16 May 1811 d 18 Aug 1883; m (1) at Burton OH in 1834 SOPHIA JOHNSON, b 10 June 1816, d 21 Sep 1864, daughter of OROON DATIS and BETSEY (UMBERFIELD); m (2) LOUISA LUTHER.

    5          iv      ANNA JOHNSON b 1 Oct. 1813 d 4 Oct. 1838; married at Rutland, Jefferson Co., Dr. L. BUCKLEY;- one child.

    6           v     DANIEL JOHNSON b 10 Feb 1816 d 4 Aug 1818

    7           vi    DANIEL JOHNSON b 21 July 1818 d 29 Dec 1887; married at Burton, MINERVA BROWN

  8           vii      CLARK GERRY JOHNSON b 25 Nov. 1820 d 3 Oct. 1843

    9          viii      HENRY SPRING JOHNSON b 21 Dec. 1823 d 11 Feb. 1897 at Kalamazoo, MI; married at Burton, OH to CORDELIA FOWLER, daughter of JOHN L. and JANE (FREAR) FOWLER

  10            ix     CORNELIA JOHNSON b 3 May 1826 d 5 Mar 1856; married PUTNAM SPERRY

  11           x      DEWITT CLINTON JOHNSON, (twin) b 16 Aug 1829 d 15 May 1901; married at Burton MARY CLEVELAND, daughter of JAMES S. and CHLOE (BUTLER) CLEVELAND

  12           xi     LEVI LINCOLN JOHNSON, (twin) b 16 Aug 1829 d 11 Feb 1908 married at Burton on 25 Sept 1857 ARVILLA LOLA HAYES, b 13 Sept 1837, d 25 Sept 1910, daughter of ELIJAH and SALLY HOTCHKISS (FOWLER) HAYES.

  13           xii      THIRZA MARIA JOHNSON b 24 Mar. 1833 d 26 June 1909 married at Burton JOHN HOADLEY, son of IRA and LOVIRA (BROOKS) HOADLEY


5. ANNA JOHNSON, daughter of CALEB and THIRZA (TREADWAY) JOHNSON was born 1 Oct. 1813 d 4 Oct. 1838; married at Rutland, Jefferson Co., Dr. L. BUCKLEY..

Child, BUCKLEY:

  14           xiii      ANN BUCKLEY, married ERWIN T. RAMSDELL of Adams, NY.    


   (Source: New England Hist. & Genealogical Register, Vol 66)




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