Jacob Johnson, Sr.

Jacob Johnson, Sr.

Male 1791 - 1877  (86 years)

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  • Name Jacob Johnson 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 5 Aug 1791  Rockingham County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Aug 1877  Park Hill, Cherokee County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried Park Hill Cemetery, Park Hill, Cherokee County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Person ID I926  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2018 

    Father Phillip Johnson,   b. 30 Dec 1774, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1848, Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Ann "Betsy" Watkins,   b. 21 Mar 1766,   d. 5 Dec 1847  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 27 Jan 1791  [6, 7
    Family ID F12160  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ailsey Hennessee,   b. ~1795, Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1865, Murphy, Cherokee County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1815  Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence (Family) 1838-1840  Cherokee County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence (Family) 1850  Cherokee County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Isaac Wilburn Johnson,   b. 30 Aug 1816, Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1894, Stillwell, Adair County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. John Jackson Johnson,   b. 1818, (Cherokee County) North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1897  (Age 79 years)
     3. Elmina J. Johnson,   b. 1826, (Cherokee County) North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Roxanna "Roxie" Johnson,   b. 28 Jul 1828, (Cherokee County) North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1907, Fannin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. Julia Ann Johnson,   b. ~ 1830, (Cherokee County) North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1848, Cherokee County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 18 years)
     6. Joab C. Johnson,   b. 1830, (Cherokee County) North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. David Monroe Johnson,   b. 1834, (Burke County) North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Patrick Lafayette Johnson,   b. 15 Mar 1836, (Cherokee County) North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1890, Cherokee County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     9. Phillip Theodore Johnson,   b. 13 Feb 1836, Murphy, Cherokee County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1902, Park Hill, Cherokee Nations, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     10. Jacob Johnson, Jr.,   b. 1842, Cherokee County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Photos
    Jacob Johnson (1791-1877)
Ailsey Hennessee Johnson (1795-1865)
    Jacob Johnson (1791-1877) Ailsey Hennessee Johnson (1795-1865)
    Photo taken during the Civil War era, probably in Cherokee County, North Carolina and provided by Nita Hennessee Shephard (1916-2003) in 1992.
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F358  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Aug 1791 - Rockingham County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Mar 1815 - Burke County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence (Family) - 1838-1840 - Cherokee County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence (Family) - 1850 - Cherokee County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Aug 1877 - Park Hill, Cherokee County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Park Hill Cemetery, Park Hill, Cherokee County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Jacob Johnson (1791-1877)
    Jacob Johnson (1791-1877)
    Photo taken during the Civil War era, probably in Cherokee County, North Carolina and provided by Nita Hennessee Shephard (1916-2003) in 1992.

  • Notes 
    • Migrated to Cherokee County,NC, before 1840...Grayson Newman

      For more information regarding the JOHNSON family and the Jacob Johnson family in particular, go to: www.tribalpages.com/tribe/browse?view=0&rand=877434685&pid=10546&userid=rcjohnson

      end of note [10]
    • Johnson, Hennessee, Kincaid: Three Generations of Marriage

      The heritage and ancestry between the Johnsons, Hennessees, and Kincaids is interwoven for most of the nineteenth century. Living in close proximity in western North Carolina, these families intermarried.

      The first union took place on March 15, 1815, Burke County, with Jacob Johnson (b August 5, 1791, Rockingham County, Virginia) wedding Ailsey Hennessee (b c 1795 Burke County). Eleven children resulted from this marriage. Jacob and Ailsey moved to Cherokee County, North Carolina, and in 1850 were residing in Dwelling 582. Ailsey died July 31, 1865, and was buried in Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Johnsonville, North Carolina.

      After Ailsey's death, Jacob, sometime after his 80th birthday, moved to Indian Territory in Oklahoma, Goingsnake District, joining two or three of his children and their families. Shortly before his death Jacob moved to Park Hill, Oklahoma, where he died August 22/27, 1877. He was buried in Park Hill Cemetery, Cherokee County, Oklahoma.

      Jacob's half brother, Isaac Wilburn Johnson (b c 1808 Morganton - ) wed Catherine Louisa (Louisa) Kincaid (b 1810 Burke County - ) October 20, 1829. Isaac was a prosperous farmer who lived along the Catawba River, downstream from Hennessee property. A Johnson cemetery is located nearby. Isaac and Louisa had 10 children. Daughter Elizabeth Caroline and granddaughter Idalia (Ida) were to continue the Johnson, Hennessee, and Kincaid mergers.

      Elizabeth Ann Truehart Johnson Collins (August 6, 1805 Burke County-June 6, 1886 Burke County), sister to Jacob and Isaac, widow of Joseph Lafayette Collins, wed John Kincaid (December 4, 1794, Burke County-June 28, 1863). Genealogical records place this union as 1880, however, this is impossible since John's death is recorded in 1863, with will probated that same summer. John was the son of

      James Kincaid and Jane Reed.

      In March, 1854, Elizabeth Caroline Johnson (April 18, 1836 Burke County-August 19, 1889 Burke County) married the son of Patrick Hennessee II and Nancy Sudderth, Emanuel Augustus Hennessee, Sr. (March 26, 1826 Burke County-May 22, 1903 Burke County). Their daughter Idalia (July 25, 1856 Burke County-April 3, 1910 Burke County) wed Robert Horace Kincaid (November 12, 1854 Burke County-June 17, 1927 Burke County), son of James Murphy Kincaid (September 4, 1819 Burke County-June 21, 1897 Burke County) and second cousin, Mary Isabelle (Ibby) Kincaid (June 23, 1817 Burke County-January 26, 1864 Burke County) on February 29, 1876, (Leap Year Day) Burke County.

      Additional lines of Johnson heritage: Philip Johnson (December 30, 1774 Virginia-June 30, 1848, Morganton) married 1st Martha Bassett (c 1770 Prince Edward County, Virginia - ) October 18, 1792, Prince Edward County. Child: Jacob Johnson. Philip married 2nd Ann Truehart (Truehard) Curd (March 21, 1766, Virginia-December 5, 1847, Morganton) daughter of Joseph Curd and Mary Truehart. Children: Peter (November 10, 1800 - ); Bennett S. (1803-November 30, 1840 Burke County); Elizabeth Ann Truehart (August 6, 1805-June 6, 1886 Burke County); Judith Woodson Johnson (1806 - ); Isaac Wilburn Johnson (c 1808 - ); and Daniel Phillip Johnson (July 2, 1811-June 16, 1896 Burke County). Philip Johnson's parents were Isaac Johnson (between 1750-54 Surry City, Virginia - ) and Judith Woodson (1758 - ). His maternal grandparents were Drury Woodson (c 1722 - ) and Lucy Christian (1735 - ).

      The Hennessees are of Irish descent, a sect of Colgan Clan, Ireland. Their first known ancestor in North Carolina was Patrick Hennessee I. Patrick's will has not been found but was proved October, 1796, Tryon County.

      The Kincaids trace their lineage back to Scotland at least as early as 1238 and to the ancient Earls of Lennox. In 1990 a Kincaid reunion was held at Milton of Campsie, Kirkintilloch, Scotland (near Glasgow). Madam Heather Kincaid of Kincaid, the first woman head of the Kincaid Clan, joined the group. When she died August 2, 1999, Madam Arabella Jane Kincaid of Kincaid, was confirmed by Lord Lyon, King of Arms of Scotland, to succeed her grandmother.
      Nita H. Shepard, 206 Treetop Place, Holland, Ohio 43528 (419) 867 7439

      Picture enclosed: Ailsey Hennessee Johnson and husband, Jacob Johnson, date and place unknown.

      Sources: "Kincaid, The Family of John Kincaid, Sr. (1710-1811) and Kincaids of "The Carolinas and Virginia" by Clyde Edward Kincaid,
      Gayle McIntosh Kincaid, and John Edward Kincaid, Asheville, North Carolina, July, 1983; "The Isaac and Catharine Johnson Family 1816 to 1898";

      Family Group Records prepared by Thomas J. Webb, Muskogee, Oklahoma;

      Clan Kincaid "The Defender" newsletters; Elaine Gordon, San Antonio, Texas; and miscellaneous family records.
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1035] Grayson Newman | Family Group Records & Personal Knowlege | 22 May 1995 | Box 32 North College Street, Ducktown, TN 3732 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S52600] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=johnson&GSfn=jacob&GSbyrel=all&GSdy=1877&GSdyrel=in&GSst=38&GScntr.

    3. [S53040] "United States Census, 1850," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M4YB-JCB : accessed.

    4. [S1063] Newman,Grayson;Family Group Records & Personal Knowlege,Box 32 North College (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S1064] LaFay Johnson Webb | Pedigree Chart | 205 Kent Drive, Muskogee, OK 74403 | Letter received 30 Apr 1996 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S45541] Brenda Rowland Clark | Pedigree | 14 Aug 2012 | billandbrenclark@suddenlink.com.

    7. [S53039] "Ancestral File," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.2.1/MWWG-BR9 : accessed 2014-01-12), entry fo.

    8. [S37960] Thomas Webb | Family Group Records | 205 Kent Drive, Muskogee,OK 74403 | Letter | 5 Sep 1996.

    9. [S1190] Nita Raye Hennessee-Houk Shepard's letter & personal knowledge,.

    10. [S10933] David A. Hennessee, Researcher, info@classroomfurniture.com, 626 Biscayne Drive, West Palm Beach, FL 3401, 561.832.661.

    11. [S37058] Nita Shepherd, email, 3 Nov 1998.