Marcus L Johnson1

#1946, (circa 1838 - October 1863)
RelationshipGranduncle of William David Lewis
Father*Demetrius Johnson1 (1808 - 1886)
Mother*Martha Peale Duckworth1 (1810 - 1886)


Sarah J. Flanigan b. c 1840, d. b 1871
Children 1.Ida May Johnson+4 (1859 - 1945)
 2.John K Johnson+5 (1861 - )
Birth*circa 1838He was born circa 1838 at IndianaG.1 
1840He appeared on the census of 1840 in the household of Demetrius Johnson and Martha Peale Duckworth at Robinson Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG.2 
23 August 1850He appeared on the census of 23 August 1850 in the household of Demetrius Johnson and Martha Peale Duckworth at Black Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG; (nei. John M and Martha D Duckworth, fam. 572.)1
say 1855He removed with Demetrius Johnson and Martha Peale Duckworth to IllinoisG say 1855.3 
Marriage*16 October 1858He married Sarah J. Flanigan on 16 October 1858.4,5 
25 July 1860He and Sarah J. Flanigan appeared on the census of 25 July 1860 at Twp. 6 S Range 4 E, Franklin Co., IllinoisG; nei. Demetrius and Martha Johnson, Waller's.6 
10 August 1862He began military service on 10 August 1862.7 
Death*October 1863He died in October 1863.8 
Burial*October 1863He was buried in October 1863 at Helena, Arkansas; enroute from Vicksburg.8 


  1. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Demetrius (42), farmer, b. NY; Martha P (39), b. KY.
  2. [S54] 1840 U.S. Federal Census. Demetrius (30-39); F (20-29) [Martha]; m (<5) [Marcus]; f (10-14) [Maria], f (5-9) [Marinda], f (<5) [Matilda].
  3. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. in Franklin Co. IL.
  4. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census.
  5. [S261] Rev. William W. Johnson, compiler, Records of the Descendants of David Johnson of Leominster (Milwaukee: Godfrey & Crandall, 1876), p 51. Hereinafter cited as David Johnson of Leominster.
  6. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Marcus (23), farmer, real estate value $400, b. IN; Sarah J (20), b. IL.
  7. [S275] American Civil War Soldiers, online, Name: Marcus Johnson
    Residence: New Harmony, Indiana
    Enlistment Date: 10 Aug 1862
    Side Served: Union
    State Served: Indiana
    Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 10 August 1862.
    Enlisted in Company A, 91st Infantry Regiment Indiana on 10 Aug 1862.
    Died Company A, 91st Infantry Regiment Indiana on 22 Oct 1863 at Bowling Green, KY.
    Sources:      76. Hereinafter cited as American Civil War Soldiers.
  8. [S261] Rev. William W. Johnson, David Johnson of Leominster, p 51 "...with the regiment went to Vicksburg. Here he was struck with chronic diarrhea, which rendered him unfit for service, and while being taken back to Memphis, he died on the boat, and was buried at Helena, Ark."