ALFRED M. AND HULDAH (SANFORD) JOHNSON
ca. 1800: Alfred born North Carolina
20 Nov. 1804: Huldah born in Kentucky
11 March 1821: Alfred Johnson married Huldah Sanford, Howard co. MO
1830: Census of Boone co. MO, Rocky Fork twp., listed as Alfred Johnson
Males: 1 30-40 [Alfred]1 5-10 [W. T. B.]
1 under 5 [John]
Females: 1 20-30 [Huldah]
2 5-10 [Nancy and Margaret]
1 under 5 [Armenia]
31 July 1830: “Alfred M. Johnson of the county of Boone” purchases from John and Lydia Turner of Morgan co. IL for $220 160 acres in northeast quarter of section twenty in township fifty of range twelve.
18 Nov. 1830: “Alfred M. Johnson and Huldah his wife of the County of Boone” sell to Zadok Riggs 160 acres in Northeast quarter of section twenty in township fifty of range twelve in Boone co. MO for $280.
26 Feb. 1833: Alfred M. Johnson filed an instrument indicating that he had traded a slave named Dick for another (female) slave named Siller, and that the slave had actually belonged to his mother-in-law Nancy D. Sanford; the trade was made with her consent, and while Johnson's name appears on the papers, the understanding is that the negro woman Siller is to be her property during her natural life.
1835: Charter member of Perche Christian Church, Boone co. MO (according to 1882 History of Boone County, Missouri)
2 Nov. 1837: Alfred M. Johnson of Boon co. MO registers land with federal land office, Certificate 9613, SW quarter of SE quarter of Section 7 in twp. fifty one, north of the base life of range 13, west of the fifth principal meridian in the District of lands subject to sale at Fayette, Missouri, containing 40 acres.
9 Jan 1840 Hannah Hardin grants land to Alfred M. Johnson J-516
24 Nov 1838 John Lewis grants land to Alfred M. Johnson I-607
10 Jan. 1840: Alfred M. Johnson of Boon co. MO registers land with federal land office, Certificate 10142, East half of the SW quarter of Section 7 in twp. fifty one, north of the base line of range 13, west of the fifth principal meridian in the District of lands subject to sale at Fayette, Missouri, containing 88 and 41/100 acres.
1840: Census of Boone co. MO, Persia twp. listed as Alfred M. Johnson
Males: 1 40-50 [Alfred]1 15-20 [W. T. B.] 1 10-15 [John]
2 5-1 0 [unknown sons]
Females: 1 70-80 [Nancy Sanford, Huldah's mother]
1 30-40 [Huldah]
2 15-20 [Nancy and Margaret]
1 10-15 [Armenia]
2 5-10 [Lucy and unknown daughter]
1 under 5 [Huldah]
9 Jan. 1840: Indenture between Alfred M. Johnson of the County of Boone and Henry Christman of the County of Howard, selling said Christman for $73.10 a tract of land in the northwest quarter of the northeast quarter of section eighteen in township fifty-one of range thirteen, containing 40 acres; but this is actually a mortgage in which Johnson agrees to pay Christman by 1 May with 10% interest, in which case the sale is void.
10 Nov. 1841 Alfred M. Johnson of Boon co. MO registers land with federal land office, Certificate 18222, NW quarter of SE quarter of Section 18 in twp. fifty-one of range 13 in the District of lands subject to sale at Fayette, Missouri, containing 40 acres.
18 Jan. 1842: Alfred M. Johnson conveys to George C. Jackson “one dark bay mare ... named Pocahontus; also bayhorse colt... of said mare ... also one crop of tobacco, the growth of 1841 now on hand supposed to be 1500 or 2000 pound” for what is apparently a mortgage. The instrument is confusing, but seems to suggest that Johnson owed.Jackson a considerable sum of money; the property apparently was security for Jackson who agreed to wait twelve months for payment of the debt at 10% interest.
1845: Alfred M. Johnson appears on tax list for Crawford co. AR (one poll).
1847: Alfred M. Johnson appears on tax list for Crawford co. AR (one poll).
30 March 1848: Indenture between Thomas C. Maupin, Sheriff of Boone Co., and Andrew J. Herndon, administrator of Henry Chrisman. Herndon recovered before judge 9 Nov. 1844 a judgment against Alfred M. Johnson; on 21 June 1845 Herndon did “sue out an execution against said Alfred M. Johnson” which ordered the sheriff to sell “goods and chattels, lands and --- of the said Alfred M. Johnson.” Sheriff subsequently did sell “the right title and interest of Alfred M. Johnson in and to the North West quarter of the North East quarter of Section eighteen Township fifty-one Range thirteen containing forty acres” in Boone co.; which sale was duly advertised in the Missouri Statesman of town of Columbia with description etc., and was sold at auction on 21 Aug. 1845. Herndon was the highest bidder, and the land was subsequently “struck off to him at the sum of one dollar.” Sheriff therefore now conveys land to Herndon.
1849: Alfred M. Johnson appears on tax list for Crawford co. AR (one poll).
1850: A. Johnson appears on tax list for Crawford co. AR (one poll).
1850: Alfred Johnston appears in census for Crawford co. AR: [enum. 27 Nov.]Alfred Johnston 50 Farmer real estate of $500 b. NC
Huldah 46 b. KY
John 22 b. MO (as are all the rest)
William Wilson 8
Susan Wilson 6 [children of Nancy (Johnson) Wilson, deceased]
1851: Alfred Johnson appears on tax list for Crawford co. AR (one poll).
1852: Alfred Johnson and family, according to several sources, left Arkansas for California, arriving in EI Monte in October or November.
21 Sept. 1854: Los Angeles Star notes A. Johnson part of coroner's jury in death of James Ellington.
25 Aug. 1855 (Saturday): “Died--In the Monte on Wednesday evening last, of Typhoid Fever, Mr. Alfred Johnson, formerly of Texas, aged 55.”
1860: Hulda Sandford (sic) appears in census for El Monte, Los Angeles co, b. KY age 55, with son Francis M. Johnson.
29 Aug. 1868: Note in San Bernardino Guardian that “Mrs. Johnson, mother-in-law of John M. James, broke her arm . . .”
11 Nov. 1879: Death of Huldah Johnson in San Bernardino (according to tombstone); also listed in Mortality Schedule for 1880 census, age 75, 16 years in county, b. KY, parents both b. VA.