2. WILEY2 JOHNSON (JESSE1) was born 1795 in NC, and died in Carter/ Elliott Co., KY. She married ? THOMPSON.
Notes for WILEY JOHNSON:
According to the story, Wiley Johnson came in on a wagon train to Bruin, Elliott Co.,KY., with her illegitimate son Henry Lytle Johnson. She left him to be raised by the Robinson's and he grew up and married one of their daughters. Wiley was known a " Granny Winks".
Child of WILEY JOHNSON and ? THOMPSON is:
9. i. HENRY LYTLE "LIGHT"3 JOHNSON, b. Abt. 1820, NC; d. Bet. 1880 - February 1890, Elliott Co., KY.
3. JOHN2 JOHNSON (JESSE1) was born 1797 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died Bef. 1870 in Lawrence Co., KY. He married NANCY SHORT August 07, 1825. She was born 1812 in NC, and died Aft. 1880 in Lawrence Co., KY.
Notes for NANCY SHORT:
Nancy is found in the 1880 Lawrence County Census:
Johnson, Nancy age 70 widow NC NC NC
Children of JOHN JOHNSON and NANCY SHORT are:
i. MASON3 JOHNSON, b. 1831, Lawrence Co., KY; m. SARAH KISE, December 01, 1853, Lawrence Co., KY.
ii. JOHN JOHNSON, b. 1832.
iii. MARTHA JOHNSON, b. 1835.
iv. ANNA JOHNSON, b. 1838.
v. ELIZABETH JOHNSON, b. 1838.
vi. MARY JOHNSON, b. 1840.
vii. JAMES C. JOHNSON, b. 1847.
viii. JACOB JOHNSON, b. 1850