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Subject: [NYSTLAWR] William Johnson, Jr. and sons Riley, George, Fred, Glen
Date: 26 Mar 2004 20:16:30 -0700
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Surnames: Johnson, Coffee, Hendrick, Winslow, Hutchinson, Baker, Seavy, FInch
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I have William, Jr. with sons Riley, George, Fred, and Glen. This is probably a different family but the similarity in names is enticing. The family is as follows:
WILLIAM (or WILLARD) JOHNSON, JR. was born Abt. 1856 in NY, USA, and died January 13, 1908 in Russell, St. Lawrence County, NY [NOTE: his death certificate gives Julia Hutchinson as his mother; however, that was his second mother-in-law].
He married (1) ELIZA COFFEE Bef. 1877, daughter of JOHN COFFEE and RHODA HENDRICK. She was born December 05, 1860 in NY, USA, and died 1884 in Russell, St. Lawrence County, NY.
He married (2) HATTIE B. WINSLOW Bet. 1884 - 1887 daughter of EDWARD WINSLOW and JULIA HUTCHINSON and widow of Roger Judson Baker. She was born Abt. 1858 in Wheaton, Illinois, USA, and died August 14, 1893 in Russell, St. Lawrence County, NY, USA. Hattie's will is dated Jul 20, 1893 and mentions her step-sons Rhyla and Fred Johnson and her husband William.
He married (3) NELL / NELLIE J. SEAVY November 20, 1893 in Hermon, St. Lawrence County, NY, USA. She was the daughter of William Sevey and Lucy Finch She was born Abt. 1867 in South Colton, St. Lawrence County, NY, and died Aft. 1913.
Census: 1880, Russell (vol 88, ed 231, sheet 21, line 43): Wm Johnson, 24, laborer, unemployed for 2 months, cannot read/write; Eliza 19, Riley 4, Freddie 2, George age 8 mo [b. Sept 1879]; all b. NY w. both parents b. NY
Property: December 01, 1905, Deed Book 167B, p. 828, Russell, Nellie Johnson and husband sell to Harrison Maine.
Children of WILLIAM JOHNSON and ELIZA COFFEE are:
i.RILEY [Rhyla] LEE JOHNSON, b. October 20, 1876, Hermon, St. Lawrence County, NY; d. April 01, 1955, Canton, St. Lawrence County, NY; m. EUNICE MILLER, August 01, 1898, Canton, St. Lawrence County, NY; b. April 22, 1879, Canton, St. Lawrence County, NY; d. April 25, 1962, Canton, St. Lawrence County, NY.
ii.FRED EUGENE JOHNSON, b. 1878, Russell?? d. March 30, 1934, Hermon, St. Lawrence County, NY; m. FANNIE BLISS [daughter of William's third wife], Aft. 1906; b. Abt. 1882; d. Aft. 1920.
iii.GEORGE JOHNSON, b. September 1879, Russell, St. Lawrence County, NY; d. Bet. 1884 - 1898, Russell, St. Lawrence County, NY.
Child of WILLIAM JOHNSON and HATTIE WINSLOW is:
iv.GLEN JOHNSON, b. Aft. 1884, d. 1887, Hermon, St. Lawrence County, NY.