William Johnson1

M, #6299, b. 1 January 1765, d. 21 April 1830
     William Johnson was born on 1 January 1765 at Copenhagen, Denmark.1,2 He was the son of Joseph Johnson and Christina Hansen.1 He married Marie Therese Ritter, daughter of Michel Ritter and Marie Louise Stelly, on 6 August 1798 at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.1 He witnessed the marriage of Edward Rose and Elizabeth Ritter on 6 February 1804 at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.3,4 He witnessed the marriage of Georges Mayer and Lise Berette Marks on 18 October 1808 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.5 He witnessed the marriage of Antoine Ritter and Marie Magdelaine Leger on 6 September 1814 at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.6,7 He died on 21 April 1830 at age 65 years, 3 months and 20 days.3,2

Children of William Johnson and Marie Therese Ritter

Citations

  1. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, RITTER, Therese [her signature] - Germans (Michel & Marie Louise STELLY) m. 6 Aug. 1798 William JOHNSON [his signature] - of Dinamarques, Copenhague [Denmark] (Joseph & Christina JEANSONNE) Wits: Joseph LASTRAPES, Jean Baptiste STELI, Michel RITTER. [Record blurred and difficult to read.] Fr. Pedro de ZAMORA (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.81).
  2. [S1158] Charles Johnson, "E-Mail Message from Charles Johnson to Joe Peery," e-mail to Joe Peery, 12 Dec 2011.
  3. [S100] SWLR - St. Landry Parish Courthouse, STELLY, Marie Louise wid. of Michel RITTER Heirs: Therese wid. of JOHNSON; Mary m. Joseph LEJEUNE, Sr.; Francoise m. Augustin BOUDREAUX: Elizabeth m. Edward ROSE; Antoine RITTER; Julie m. Michel FORET. Succ. dated 18 Nov. 1831 (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Succ. # 578).
  4. [S19] SWLR - St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, RITTER, Elizabeth - of this parish (Michel & Elizabeth STELLY) m. 6 Feb. 1804 Edward ROSE - of Maryland (Georges & Emilie BRAFILDE) Wits: Benjamin A. SMITH, William JOHNSON, Michel STELLY. Fr. Louis BUHOT (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.129).
  5. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, MARKS, Lise - of this parish (Baltazar & Catherine MILLER) m. 18 Oct. 1808 George MAYER - of this parish (Andre & Marie Anne STELLY) Wits: Jean Baptiste NERAUT, Andre NERAUT, William JOHNSON. Fr. Louis BUHOT (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.180).
  6. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, RITTER, Marie Magdelaine (Antoine RETHER & Marie Magdelaine LEGER - from here) b. 14 July 1815, bt. 6 May 1816 Pats: Michel RETHER - from Pennsylvania & Marie Louise SCHETELI [STELLY] - from Jean Baptiste Parish; Mats: Paul LEGER - from New York in America & Marie Constance POTIER - from Havre de Grace; Spons: Paul LEGER & Marie Louise SCHETELI [STELLY] - paternal and maternal grandparents. Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (Opel. Ch.: v.2, p.75).
  7. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, LEGER, Marie Magdelaine - native of this parish (minor daughter of Paul - native of New York & Marie Constance POTIER - native of Havre de Grace in France - and inhabitants of this parish) m. 6 Sept. 1814 Antoine RITTER - native of this parish (minor son of Michel RAYTHER - native of Maryland & Marie Louise SCHETELI - native of the "fleuve" [river] in the parish of St. Jean Baptiste - and inhabitants of this parish) Wits: Augustin BOUDRAUD - representing the groom's parents, Paul LEGER - bride's father, Jean LABARTHE, William JOHNSON, John SHINE, Alexandre LEGER, Sylvin POTIER - all inhabitants of this parish. Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.257).
  8. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, JOHNSON, William (Guillaume or William & Therese RITER) bt. Sunday, 8 Dec. 1799 Pats: Jean JANSONNE & Christine JANSON; Mats: Michel RITER & Marie Louise STELLY; Spons: Baptiste STELLY & Francoise RITER. Fr. Pedro de ZAMORA (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.222).
  9. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, JOHNSON, Therese (William - "natural de Copenhague capitale de danemarca" [a native of Copenhage, capitol of Denmark] & Therese RITTER - residents of this parish) b. 1 Nov. 1801, bt. 24 Jan. 1802 Pats: Jean JOHNSON & Christine HANDSON; Mats: Michel STELLY & Marie STELLY & Marie Louise STELLY; Spons: Michel STELLY & Isabelle RITTER. Fr. Louis BUHOT (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.271).
  10. [S19] SWLR - St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, CORMIER, Elizee - about 18 years old; born and living at Opeloussas (dec. Anaclet & Magdelaine RICHARD) m. 15 Jan. 1822 Christine JOHNSON - born at Attakapas (William & Therese RITTER) Wits: Denis DESSESSART, Pierre POTIER. Fr. Hercule BRASSAC (GC Ch.: v.1, p.18, #44).
  11. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, JOHNSON, Caroline (William & Therese RITTER) b. 4 Oct. 1805, bt. 26 June 1808 Spons: John THELLER [TAYLOR] & Marie RITTER. Fr. Louis BUHOT (Opel. Ch.: v.1-B, p.449).
  12. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, JOHNSON, Raphael (William & Therese RITTER) b. 13 Dec. 1807, bt. 26 June 1808 Spons: Raphael SMITH & Charlotte MILLER. Fr. Louis BUHOT (Opel. Ch.: v.1-B, p.449).
  13. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, JOHNSON, Marie Louise (William & Therese RITTER) b. 29 Jan. 1810, bt. 24 April 1810 Spons: Antoine RITTER & Julie RITTER. Fr. Louis BUHOT (Opel. Ch.: v.1-B, p.497).
  14. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, JOHNSON, Juliene (William - native of Copenhague in Danemarc [Copenhagen, Denmark] & Therese RETHER [RITTER] - natives of this parish) b. 6 Feb. 1812, bt. 25 May 1814 Pats: Joseph JOHNSON & Christine HANSEN - natives and inhabitants of the said Copenhagen; Mats: Michel RETHER & Marie Louise STELY - originally of Germany; Spons: --- Notley YOUNG & Marie Louise STELY. Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (Opel. Ch.: v.2, p.30).
  15. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, JOHNSON, Michel (William - native of Copenhague en Europe [of Copenhagen in Europe] & Therese RETHER - of this parish) b. 9 Dec. 1814, bt. 25 Sept. 1815 Pats: Joseph JONSON & Christine HANSEN - from the said Copenhagen; Mats: Michel RETHER [RITTER] & Marie Louise SCHETELI [STELLY] - of this colony; Spons: Pierre GUEDRY dit Treville & Therese JOHNSON. Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (Opel. Ch.: v.2, p.55).
  16. [S9] SWLR - St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church, JOHNSON, Aselie (Guillieume [William] GIOHCON & Therese RITHER [RITTER]) b. 22 Feb. 1817, bt. 27 July 1817 Pats: Guillaume GIOHCON [JOHNSON] & Cristine ----; Mats: Michel RITHER [RITTER] & Marie Louise STELY; Spons: Ciprien GUILBEAU & Cristine GIOHCON [JOHNSON]. Fr. Flavius Henri ROSSI (SM Ch.: v.7, #185).
  17. [S19] SWLR - St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, JOHNSON, Solomon Fortesque (William & Therese RITTER) b. 22 Nov. 1819, bt. 12 Feb. 1821 Spons: F. CUMING & Charlotte JOHNSON. Fr. Hercule BRASSAC (GC Ch.: v.1, p.7).