William Johnson Jr.1,2

M, #7065, b. 8 December 1799, d. 1865
2nd cousin 6 times removed of Joseph Wayne Peery
     William Johnson Jr. was baptized on 8 December 1799 at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.1 He was the son of William Johnson and Marie Therese Ritter.1 He married Emilia Burleigh, daughter of Robert Burleigh and Marie Taylor, on 8 May 1827 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Grand Coteau, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.3 He died in 1865 at age 65 years.2

Family: William Johnson Jr. and Emilia Burleigh


  1. [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).
  2. [S1158] Charles Johnson, "E-Mail Message from Charles Johnson to Joe Peery," e-mail to Joe Peery, 12 Dec 2011.
  3. [S19] SWLR - St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, BURLEIGH, Emilia - native and living in this parish (dec. Robert & Marie TAYLLOR) m. 8 May 1827 Williaume [William] JOHNSON - native and inhabitant of this parish (Williaume JONHSON & Therese RITTEN [RITTER]) Wits: Samuel LYONS Jr., Gabriel LYONS, James BOURLEIGH, Sarah BURLEIGH. Fr. Jean ROSTI (GC Ch.: v.1, p.52, #110).