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A soldier who served under Gen. George Washington has descendants in Alabama

Do you have the surname JOHNSON in your family tree? This Revolutionary War soldier may be your ancestor.

Moses Johnson was a soldier in George Washington’s army and was with him at the siege and surrender of Yorktown. He moved to Sevier, Tennessee where some of his children were born. He became one of the earliest pioneers of Alabama, arriving some time around 1815 or 1816 in Jefferson County, Alabama.

Moses died in 1828 and is buried in Shelby County, Alabama. Many of his descendants reside there still while others moved further west.

Check the free sample pages of Some Descendants of Moses Johnson Revolutionary War Soldier to see an outline of descendants to see if he is your ancestor.

Revolutionary War( usembassy.gov)

 Some Descendants of Moses Johnson Revolutionary War Soldier is a compilation of notes, records, and information for anyone researching Moses Johnson’s descendants, revised November 2013.

Moses Johnson descendants: AVERY, BARDIN, BELL, BOLDING, BRASHEAR, BRASHER, BRASHIER, CARSON, CHAMPION, CLAYTON, CLIETT, CLOWER, CRAIG, CROSS, CROW, DOLLAR, EDDINGS, ELLIOTT, FANCHER, FARRINGTON, FARR, FLETCHER, FROST, GARDNER, GILBERT, GOUVITZA, GRIFFIN, HARPER, HAVIS, HAYES, HAWKINS, HEARNE, HENRY, HOWARD, HULSE, JONES, LANGSTON, LITTLEPAGE, LOGAN, MASSEY, MASON, MCELROY, MCGOWEN, MCNAIR, MERONEY, MORGAN, MORRIS, NELSON, NICHOLSON, OWEN, PETERS, PLEDGER, PRATT, RENCHER, RICHARDSON, RICKLES, RUNYON, RUSSELL, SCHOLAR, SCHOOLAR, SEALE, SINCLAIR, STEWART, STEVES, THOMAS, THOMPSON, TOOMEY, TUCKER, WALLACE, WEAVER, WEST, WILSON, WOODRUFF


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Some Descendants of Moses Johnson Revolutionary War Soldier


About Donna R Causey

Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and www.daysgoneby.me All her books can be purchased at Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble. She has authored numerous genealogy books. RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE) is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2) is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series) Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1) is the continuation of the story. . For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey

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19 comments

  1. George Washington bodyguard is buried just south of Aliceville. And George Washington mother was a Ball…and maybe related to the Ball family that built the Ball Plantation just north of Aliceville.

  2. There’s tons of Johnsons in the Bayou La Batre and Irvington area.

  3. On my Mother’s side.

  4. Yes I do on my mothers side

  5. Carol Johnson Holder…

  6. According to Marion Brunson’s book Pea River Reflections his great, great grandfather was married to a relative of George Washington. Matthew Brunson and his wife are buried in the Woodland Grove cemetery in North Coffee County, not far from New Brockton.

  7. My 4th great grandfather fought under Gen Washington & Maj Gen Nathanael Green. Continental Army South 1st Leautinant Samuel Winslett 2nd Georiga Infantry. 1744. – 1829.

  8. If John McAnally or Charles McAnally is your grandfather, you are a descendent of a soldier that fought under General George Washington. A number of them live in Alabama.

  9. Glenda Mccool thought you might like this.

  10. CWP needs to check this!

  11. Yep, have Johnson ancestors from Tennessee.

    1. Dianne Stone Schwendimann oh wow! Will check into it further!

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