William Johnson was born in Rahway NJ, Dec.27,1809 and died Feb 23, 1907 in Canarise NY. He is buried in Canarise Cemetary sec. 8, lot 20 1-12. His brother John was born about 1800. His parents were William ?. His father was born about 1782 in Ireland and his wife was born in Germany. William married Mary Griffen. Mary Griffen was born in NY. They had a daughter Henrietta Johnson b. 1855 Brooklyn NY. Hennrietta married Charles Stillwell Matthews in about 1874. Charles was born 1854. They had 7 children, 1:Frederick; 2: Harold; 3: Eliza E. born 1875; 4: Anna Brelle born 1878; 5: Nettie born 1884; 6: Alynda Raynor born Jan 23, 1895; 7:William F.bornabout 1883. They were all born in Brooklyn NY. Henrietta died Sept. 9, 1929 in Canarise NY of cardiac arrest and is buried in the same cemetary as her father which is located @ 1662 Rockaway Ave, Canarise NY. You can find this info at http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com
. You can further it by clicking DECENDENCY under Henrietta. I happened to remember seeing your message when I was entering a message of my own, and sinse I am also trying to trace the Johnson lineage (not getting very far) I figured if I came across anything pertaining to William I would look it up.
I know you will get even more info under Henrietta. ENJOY! Marji (Johnson) Kelson.