Abilena Johnson1

#1992, (27 May 1826 - 5 July 1858)
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of William David Lewis
Father*Doctor Franklin Johnson1 (1804 - 1885)
Mother*Dorcas Duckworth1 (1810 - 1879)


Thomas McLure Duckworth b. 1819, d. 1873
Children 1.Elmira Duckworth6 (c 1843 - )
 2.Frank Duckworth7 (c 1851 - )
 3.Mary Duckworth7 (c 1855 - )
Her married name was Duckworth.2 
Birth*27 May 1826She was born on 27 May 1826 at Posey Co., IndianaG.1 
Marriage*8 March 1842She married Thomas McLure Duckworth, son of John Duckworth and Jenette T McClure, on 8 March 1842 at Posey Co., IndianaG; (St John has 4 Mar 1842.)3,2 
26 August 1850She and Thomas McLure Duckworth appeared on the census of 26 August 1850 at Black Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG.4 
Death*5 July 1858She died on 5 July 1858 at Posey Co., IndianaG, at age 32.5 
Burial*circa 8 July 1858She was buried circa 8 July 1858 at Moore Cemetery, Posey Co., IndianaG.5 


  1. [S261] Rev. William W. Johnson, compiler, Records of the Descendants of David Johnson of Leominster (Milwaukee: Godfrey & Crandall, 1876), p 24. Hereinafter cited as David Johnson of Leominster.
  2. [S272] Ruth M. Slevin, compiler, Posey County Indiana Marriages, Index, Book 2 1832-1846 (Indiana: n.pub., unk. yr.), Grooms p. 10. Abalena Johnson and Thomas Duckworth Jr, marr. 8 Mar 1842.
  3. [S420] Holland St. John, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi<. Thomas M Duckworth, son of John Duckworth Jr and grandson of Absalom Duckworth, and Abilene Johnson (27 May 1826 - 5 Jul 1858), dau. of Doctor Franklin Johnson and Dorcus Duckworth, marr. 4 Mar 1842. [Note on this record: Posey County Indiana Marriages, Book 2 by Ruth Slevin records the marriage of Abalena Johnson and Thomas Duckworth Jr., suggesting either that his father's name was Thomas or (perhaps) he was the younger Thomas Duckworth in the area]
  4. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Thomas (31), farmer; Abalina (23); both b. IN.
  5. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, old standing grave marker. Inscription: Abilena, wife of T M C Duckworth, d. 5 Jul 1858, age 32. Bur. Moore Cemetery, Posey Co. IN. Find A Grave Memorial 11631636, created by Darlene Kingsbury, photos added by mpg2222 and Debbie Howes.
  6. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  7. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census.