Jephthah Johnson1

#14861, (17 February 1798 - 24 May 1849)
Father*Samuel Johnson1 (1767 - 1847)
Mother*Rabecca _____1 (1771 - 1850)


Martha Estell b. 1798, d. 1875
Children 1.James C Johnson6 (c 1833 - )
 2.Christopher Columbus Johnson5 (1837 - 1915)
 3.Martha Johnson6 (c 1840 - )
Birth*17 February 1798He was born on 17 February 1798 at VirginiaG.2,3 
Marriage*22 March 1819He married Martha Estell on 22 March 1819 at Hamilton Co., OhioG.4,5 
9 April 1847In Samuel Johnson's will dated 9 April 1847, Jephthah Johnson was named as executor and heir.1 
Death*24 May 1849He died on 24 May 1849 at Hamilton Co., OhioG, at age 51.3 
Burial*circa 27 May 1849He was buried circa 27 May 1849 at Mount Washington Cemetery, Mount Washington, Hamilton Co., OhioG.3 


  1. [S1404] Hamilton County Ohio Probate Court Records (1781- ), images, online, Wills 1836-1854, vol. 5, pp. 116-118, imgs. 95-96/507. Will of Samuel Johnson. Names son Jepthiah (also spelled Jephthah) Johnson; Wilton Johnson (dec'd) & his children Wilton, Samuel, Nancy Fishback, Achsah Becket, Martha Johnson; son Mariot [sic] Johnson; son James C Johnson (dec'd) & his widow Theodocie & children Sanford, Filomelia, Achsah and Theodoce; son Isaiah Johnson; heirs of daughter Rebekah (dec'd) & Paul Corbly [sic] (dec'd) – John B, Samuel, Wilson H, Margaret (Corbly) Campbell, Rebekah (Corbly) Johnson, Patsy, Harriet, Elizabeth; daughter Patsy, wife of Benjamin Crane; wife Rebekah. Executors sons Jephthah, Mariot and Isaiah. Witnesses Abraham Bogart and John G. Bridges. Transcription from original after Court records were destroyed in 1884 fire.
  2. [S189] Henry A. Ford and Mrs. Kate B. Ford, compiler, History of Hamilton County Ohio with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches (Cleveland, Ohio: L. A. Williams & Co., 1881), p. 416. "The father of C. C. Johnson was Jeptha Johnson. His mother's maiden name was Martha Estell, her native State, New Jersey. His father was born in Virginia."
  3. [S1628], online, standing markers on single base inscribed "Our Father and Mother." Martha Estell, wife of Jephtha Johnson, b. 1 Jul 1798, d. 19 Jul 1875; Jephtha Johnson, b. 17 Feb 1798, d. 24 May 1849. Mount Washington Cemetery, Mount Washington, Hamilton Co., OH. Memorial 58835539 created by Erice Wilcox, photos by Richard Payne.
  4. [S419] Ohio County Marriages, 1789-1994/1997/2013, index and images, online
  5. [S37] Ohio Dept. of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics Certificate of Death, Reg. Dist. 494, Primary Reg. Dist. 4735, File 2914, Reg. No. 467. Christopher Columbus Johnson, b. Cherry Grove OH 8 Dec 1837, son of Jeptha Johnson and Martha Estell (both birthplace unk.); farmer, wid.; d. 22 Jan 1915, age 77y 1m 14d, Ohio Pike, Forestville, Anderson Tshp., Hamilton Co. OH; inf. Carrie Markley, Forestville; bur. 24 Jan 1915, Mt Moriah OH.
  6. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Martha Johnson (52), b. NJ, real estate value $5000.