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Johnson. P. H., was born in the town of Henderson, April 23, 1839, a son of Ambrose Johnson, who was also a native of that town, where his parents, Joel and wife, settled about 1800. Ambrose married Eveline, daughter of Cyrus Hall, and also followed farming. He was a self-made, self-educated man, of sterling integrity and died in 1880 in his sixty-fifth year. P. H. Johnson was educated at Belleville Academy and was graduated from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New York city, in March, 1865. He was appointed to the United States navy at Brooklyn, N. Y., and from there was ordered to the ship Hunchback at Newberne, N. C., then was ordered to the ship Pampero at Pensacola, Fla., and in 1867 returned to Belleyule. In 1869 he went to Carthage and in 1871 came to Adams, where he has practiced up to the present time.

Our County and it's people
a descriptive work on Jefferson County, New York
Edited by: Edgar C. Emerson
The Boston History Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1898