Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Marshall Johnston

Male 1796 - 1848  (~ 58 years)


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  • Name Marshall Johnston 
    Born Between 1790 and 1796  Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Jan 1848  Washington, Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I107037  Tree1
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 

    Father David Johnston,   b. 14 Feb 1768, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1846, Giles County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Jane "Joice" Skaggs,   b. Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1790, Giles County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1788  Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16911  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Jennings,   b. 1800, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1848, Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married Abt 1816  Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Harriet Johnston,   b. 21 Oct 1816, Rappahanock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1900, Rappahanock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. James H. Johnston,   b. 1818, Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1859, Washington, Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     3. Penelope Johnston,   b. 1818, Rappahanock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1885, Bentonville, Warren County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     4. Sarah Anne Johnston,   b. 21 Nov 1821, Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1892, Shenandoah County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. John W. Johnston,   b. 26 Jan 1823, Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1907, Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     6. Emily Frances Johnston,   b. 1825, Rappahanock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1866, Xenia, Green County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     7. Lucy Catherine Johnston,   b. 1826, Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1882, Greene County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     8. Joel H. Johnston,   b. Aft 1828, Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Mary J. Johnston,   b. Aft 1830, Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Elizabeth Virginia Johnston,   b. 15 Aug 1834, Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1922, Shenandoah County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 
    Family ID F19269  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=77725652
      "Mr. Marshall Johnson, a highly respected citizen of Rappahannock Co., Virginia, was accidentally shot about 3 weeks since. Being dressed in a thick coat, he was mistaken for a bear and fired upon by Mr. Madison Fletcher."
      (Obituary from "The National Ingelligencer" newspaper, March 13, 1848)

      Born between 1790 and 1796, Marshall (one source refers to him as "Cumberland Marshall") Johnson was probably the son of David and Jane (Joice) Scaggs. Sarah "Sallie" Chapman, b. 1776, Giles Co., VA was his father's second wife He married Sarah E. Jennings.

      Marshall was a prosperous farmer just north of Washington, Rappahannock Co., Virginia, whose property was at the foothills of the Blue Ridge.

      Chancery record, Rappahannock Co., VA, 1848-1850, #394:
      Swindler vs. Johnson.
      James W. Swindler and wife Lucy C.
      Marshall Johnson died January 1848 intestate. Three tracts of land: 142 acres, 100 acres, 75 acres. Children, each entitled to 1/10th share of real estate: Lucy C., wife of James W. Swindler; Harriet, wife of Benjamin Houghton; Emily F., wife of William A. Gaunt; Sarah A., wife of Joseph Bowman; Penelope Johnson; E. Virginia John; James H. Johnson; John W. Johnson; Joel W. Johnson (under 21); and Mary J. Johnson (under 21).
      Widow: Sarah
      Administrator - Thomas H. Martin. Advancements to children as they reached age 21.
      Marshall Johnson, appraisement of personal estate, Will Book B., p. 441, 12 June 1848. Appraisers - William R. Almond, William Houghton, and Isaac Huff.
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      James Hughes 2006-03-02 09:38:01
      ARNOLD FAMILY ASSOCIATION OF THE SOUTH
      Culpeper County Deed Book DD p. 221. 19 Aug. 1809.
      Elijah Arnold of Fauquier Co. to David Johnston of Culpeper Co. ... $200 ... land in Culpeper Co. South side of North fork of Rush River, 155 a, Signed Elijah Arnold
      Wit.: Marshal Johnston, Cleton {Clayton} Johnston, Richard Harris
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      Culpeper County Deed Book DD p 220. 19 Aug. 1809.
      Elijah Arnold of the County of Fauquier to Elwood Oder of Culpeper Co. $200 ... certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in the County of Culpeper ... David Johnsonís corner, George Yates corner, South side of the north fork of Rush River, 94 a.
      Signed Elijah Arnold
      Wit.: Cletenso? {Clayton} Johnston, Marshal Johnston, Richard Harris

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