Matthew Johnson

Male 1633 - 1696  (63 years)


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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 
    Baptism 30 Mar 1633 
    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
    Person ID I34806  Vitter-Weaver Genealogy
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2020 

    Father Edward Johnson,   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) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Susanna Munter,   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) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F26420  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hannan Palfrey,   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
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F26417  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Rebecca Wiswall,   b. 1638,   d. 25 Dec 1709  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 23 Oct 1662  [3
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F26419  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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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  • Sources 
    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