Biography of John Johnson
Cook County, Il Biographies

JOHN JOHNSON, farmer, stock raiser and poet. Section 28. Township 36, Range 14. He came to Chicago. Ill., in May, 1836. He lived in Chicago until the fall of 1852. working as carpenter and builder. For the past seven years of his residence there he was engaged in the grocery trade. He came to his present place in 1852. He was born in Belfast. North Ireland. December 15, 1808, and came to America in 1825. Mr. Johnson served his apprenticeship in New York City as carpenter. In 1830 he went to Pittsburgh. Penn., and followed los trade six years: thence went to Chicago. in 1839 he was married to Naomi Ellis, a native of Ohio. They have six children - Samuel Ellis (a farmer in Lake County), William Julio (a physician in Chicago), Lydia J. (married to a Mr. Baker), Naomi, Ellen A. and Thomas S. (a photographer at Pullman, Cook County).

History of Cook County, Illinois
From the earliest period to the present time.
BY: A. T. Andreas
A. T. Andreas, Publisher
Chicago 1884.


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