Some Descendants of Elisha Johnson (Lieut. Joseph, Nathaniel, Sgt. Humphrey, John) and Mary Gay of Holliston

  1. Perry Johnson was born on 24 Mar 1741/2 in Holliston. [MVRH2]
  2. Levi Johnson was born on 1 Feb 1744/5 in Holliston. [MVRH2] He died on 7 Aug 1809. [J, p. 70] He married Anna Manning on 17 Jan 1768 in Windham, Connecticut. [J, p. 69] Anna, the daughter of John and Sarah (Lambert) Manning, was born on 20 Aug 1745 in Scotland and died on 6 Dec 1810. [J, p. 69]
  3. Aaron Johnson was born on 26 Dec 1747 in Holliston. [MVRH2] He died on 6 Feb 1826 in Lancaster. [J, p. 69] He married Elizabeth Rider of Sherborn on 4 May 1770 in Holliston. [MVRH2] Elizlabeth, the daughter of Gideon and Lucy (Smith) Rider, was born on 3 Jan 1746 in Hopkinton. [J, p. 69]
    Aaron was a corporal in the Revolutionary War. [J, p. 69]
  4. Elisha Johnson was born on 6 Apr 1749 in Holliston. [MVRH2] He died on 14 Feb 1800 [A, p. 525] in Orange, Massachusetts. [J, p. 69] He married Hephzibah Adams of Medway on 29 May 1777. [MVRH2, int. 10 May 1777 in Holliston][A, p. 525]
    Elisha and Hephzibah lived in Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts. [A, p. 525]
  5. Zedekiah Johnson was born on 19 Apr 1751 in Holliston. [MVRH2] He died on 23 Mar 1819. [J, p. 69] He married first Rhoda Bullard of Medway on 21 Apr 1772 in Holliston. [MVRH2] Rhoda, the daughter of Nathan and Eda (Partridge) Bullard, was born on 16 Jun 1754. [J, p. 70] He married second Ruth Perry after 29 Aug 1778 (int.) in Holliston. [MVRH2] Ruth, the daughter of Abner and Mary (Adams) Perry, was born on 15 Apr 1754 and died on 13 Dec 1830 in Hubbardston, Massachusetts. [J, p. 70]
  6. Mary Johnson was born on 26 Sep 1754 in Holliston. [MVRH2] She died on 11 Apr 1842. [J, p. 70] She married Gershom Twitchell. [J, p. 70]
  7. James Johnson was born on 25 Dec 1757 in Holliston. [MVRH2] He died on 6 Oct 1831 in Medway. [J, p. 70] He married first Tabitha Partridge on 25 Jul 1781. [J, p. 70] Tabitha, the daughter of Moses and Rachel (Thayer) Partridge, was born on 30 Apr 1760. [J, p. 70] He married second Rebecca Barber on 10 Jul 1785. [J, p. 70] Rebecca, the daughter of Joseph and Rebecca (Clark) Barber, was born on 1 Jan 1763 and died on 14 Dec 1851 in Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire. [J, p. 70]
  8. Anne Johnson was born on 8 Sep 1760 in Holliston. [MVRH2] She married Titus Adams on 3 Jun 1779. [J, p. 70] Titus, the son of Eleazer and Bathsheba (Barber) Adams, was born on 15 Jul 1758 and died on 3 Aug 1808 in Medfield. [J, p. 70]
    Titus was a soldier in the Revolutionary War. [J, p. 70]


A Adams, Andrew N., A Genealogical History of Henry Adams, of Braintree, Mass., unknown, Adams, 1898.
J Johnson, Paul Franklin and Frank Leonard Johnson, Genealogy of Capt. John Johnson of Roxbury, Massachusetts, Commonwealth Press, Los Angeles, 1951.
MVRH2 New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Holliston, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, Boston, Stanhope Press, 1908.