rah d. without issue 15 Nov. 1700, a. 50; by his second w. Deborah, he had Samuel, bap. 4 June 1699; Fifield, b. 8 Ap. 1702, a cabinet-maker in Boston 1724; John, b. 12 Jan. 1703-4; James, b. about 1706; Xene, b. 2 Ap. 1708, m. Thomas Robbins 24 Oct. 1737.
John the f. d. 26 Sept. 1709, a. 64.
His w. Deborah survived.
6. Edward, parentage not ascertained, m. Susanna Dana 29 May, 1755, and had Samuel, b. 2 Sept. 1759; Mary, bap. 30 Aug. 1761.
Edward the f. kept a tavern in the centre of Brighton.
Johnson, Marmaduke, contracted 21 Ap. 1660 with the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in New England, to remove forthwith to Boston, and to serve for three years in printing the Indian Bible and other books, under the direction of said Society, and of Mr. John Eliot and Mr. Green, at a salary of £ 40 per annum. (Mass.
Archives, x. 205). Agreeably to his contract, he entered the Cambridge printing-office, assisted in printing the first edition of the Indian Bible which was comp
ere in the Revolutionary Army, from Newton, and not one of John's. Now (1854) there are but three families in town of Edward's descendants, that bear his name.
(Pages 332, 333.) 1 insert here a single family of the older branch:
4. Abraham, s. of John (2), m. Elizabeth, dau. of John Biscoe of Wat., and had Elizabeth, b. 8 Aug. 1680, m. Ephraim Williams, and d. before 1739, leaving two sons, Ephraim, a distinguished soldier, and the founder of Williams College; and Thomas, a physician in Hatfield; John, b. 25 Ap. 1682; Sarah, b. 21 Aug. 1684, m. Joseph Fuller, Jr., and was mother of Hon. Abraham Fuller; Margaret, b. 1685, m. Henry Bright; Mary, b. 2 Dec. 1686, d. young; Hannah, m. James Trowbridge, Jr., 1712; Mary, b. 19 Jan. 1689, m Daniel Cook — Ap. 1722; Abigail, b. 21 Mar. 1690, d. young; Abigail, b. 1692, d. 26 Jan. 1703; Abraham, b. 12 Mar. 1793, d. young; Thomas, b. 6 Sept. 1694, d. 1713.
5. John, s. or grandson to a brother of Richard (1), was an innholder, and inherited