William J. Johnson
Early Pioneer of Glen Ellyn, Illinois
William J. Johnson Portrait

"My 4th great Grandfather,  William J. Johnson,  was a Milton township (Glen Ellyn) pioneer serving as county treasurer in the early 1850's.   His ancesters arrived in New Hampshire in 1742 from Scotland (not England, as suggested in the caption below).  William's grandfather,  Adam Johnson Jr.,  was a Captain out of NH in the Revolutionary war.  Adam Sr. was married to the great grandaughter of Rebecca Nurse, one of the most prominent "Witches" executed in Salem."



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