Biography of Isaac Johnson
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ISAAC JOHNSON was born in Antrim County, Ireland, in May, 1827; son of John and Mary (Knoland) Johnson, his mother dying when he was two years old. He was brought up by his father and hired out at the age of thirteen, receiving ten shillings for his first six months' labor. He came to America in 1854, locating in Livingston County, N. Y.; came to Upper Sandusky in 1855, and, after a period of ten to fifteen years spent in daily labor and renting land, purchased his present farm of 129 acres, now one of the best cultivated farms in the township. In 1881, he erected a fine residence at a cost of $2,000. His property is estimated at $10,000. In 1864, he was married to Eliza Preston, daughter of James Preston. They have three children; Ivy J., Anna B. and Andrew. Elizabeth is deceased. Mr. Johnson is an independent voter, and, with his wife, a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

From:
The History of Wyandot County, Ohio
Liggett, Canaway & Co.,
Chicago 1884


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