Matthew Johnson

Male 1633 - 1696  (63 years)
Person ID: I34806 


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  • Name Matthew Johnson  [1
    Relationshipwith Jeffrey Scott Vitter
    Born 1633  Canterbury, Canterbury, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Jul 1696  Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried First Burial Ground, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1

    Parents

    Family ID: F26420 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  
    Father Edward Johnson (ID:I34809),   b. 16 Sep 1598, Canterbury, Canterbury, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1672, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Susanna Munter (ID:I34810),   b. 5 Oct 1597, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1688/89, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 

    Family 1

    Family ID: F26417 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart 7 Jan 2021   
    Wife 1 Hannan Palfrey (ID:I34801),   b. 1634, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1662, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 12 Nov 1656  Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2

    Family 2

    Family ID: F26419 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart 7 Jan 2021   
    Wife 2 Rebecca Wiswall (ID:I34808),   b. 1638,   d. 25 Dec 1709  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 23 Oct 1662  [3

    Other Personal Events

    Baptism 30 Mar 1633 
  • Event Map

    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Nov 1656 - Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Jul 1696 - Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Source Citations

    1. [S1251] Find A Grave, Lieut Matthew Johnson.
      Lieutenant Matthew Johnson, son of Captain Edward Johnson, the author of "The Wonder-working Providence of Sion's Saviour in New England" and foremost among the Founders of Woburn, was born in England, and came from Charlestown to Woburn to reside, where he was taxed in 1666, and had a share of common lands assigned to him in 1668. He was a carpenter by trade. Represented Woburn in the General Court, 1686-89, 1690, 1691, and 1692. Repeatedly one of the selectmen, etc., and much esteemed. He married Hannah Palfrey and Rebecca Wiswell.

      Baptized 30 Mar 1633 in Canterbury, Kent, England.
      Married (1) Hannah Palfrey on 12 Nov 1656 in Woburn, Middlesex County, MA. She was the daughter of Peter Palfrey, born about 1634 in Salem, Essex County, MA and died 1 Aug 1662 in Woburn, Middlesex County, MA.
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/18194779/matthew-johnson

    2. [S1251] Find A Grave, Hannah Palfrey Johnson.
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/205294588/hannah-johnson

    3. [S1251] Find A Grave, Rebecca Wiswall Johnson.
      Rebecca is my direct ancestor (10 generations/Great-Grandmother).

      Rebecca and Matthew were married Oct 23, 1662.
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/103672859/rebecca-johnson