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Families covered: Johnson of Aldborough, Johnson of Ayscough Fee Hall, Johnson of Frieston Hall, Johnson of Spalding

Thomas Johnson of Althorp & Spalding (a temp Richard III who r. 1483-1485)
m. Alice Redhead (dau/heir of _ Redhead of Grimbleby by dau/heir of William Atkirke of Grimleby)
1. John Johnson
BLG1886 identifies John as the ancestor of the Johnsons of Aldborough whose line ended in an heiress, Anne, who married Sir Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford. We think it likely that John was either the same person as or (as we show) father of ...
  A. John Johnson of Wood Norton - continued below
  m. Anne Thimblethorpe (dau of Edmund (or Thomas) Thimblethorpe of Foulsham, widow of Thomas Anguish of Foulsham)
2. William Henry Johnson
  m. Eliza de St. Martyn (sister/heir of Geoffrey de St. Martyn of Aunsby)
A. Martin Johnson of Sutterton, Lincolnshire
  m. (29.01.1571) Alice Atkins (d 04.1591)
  i. Martin Johnson of Spalding, Lincolnshire (b 1589)
  m1. (16.02.1609) Ellinor Burton (dsp 1609)
  m2. Elizabeth (dsp)
  m3. (11.02.1618) Jane Lynn (dau of George Lynn of Southwick Hall)
a. Walter Johnson of Spalding (b 27.01.1620, d 17.11.1692, Captain)
  m1. (04.01.1648) Agnes Willesby (d 08.04.1658, dau of William Willesby of Berquery House in Spalding by Mary, dau of Thomas Edwards of Wisbeach)
  (1) Martyn Johnson of Spalding
  m. Mary Lynn (dau of John Lynn of Southwick Hall by Grace, dau/heir of Rev. Anthony Cade)
  (A) Walter Johnson (rector of Redmarshall in Durham)
  m. Elizabeth Cox (dau of Rev. Thomas Cox, niece of Gen. Sir Adam Williamson of Soundherst)
  (i) George Johnson (d 1786, prebendary of Lincoln, vicar of Norton in Durham)
  m. Isabella Wilson (dau of John Wilson of Hartlepool)
(a) George Francis Johnson, later Lynn of Southwick Hall(d 07.02.1824, Major)
  m. Mary Baron (dau of Capt. ?? Baron of Durham)
  ((1))+ issue - Augusta Lucy (b 1811-2, d 04.05.1827), others (d young)
  (b) Walter Johnson (d 1809, vicar of Horsham in Norfolk) had issue
  m. (1807) Lucy Spencer
  Their son inherited Southwick Hall and assumed the name Lynn.
  (c) Robert Johnson of Eastbourne (Commander)
  (d) Elizabeth Johnson
  m. Gilbert Crompton
  (e) Caroline Johnson
  m1. Thomas Bradford
  m2. Rev. Charles E. Isham
(f) Isabella Johnson
  m. Sir Charles Wale (General)
  (g) Grace Martha Johnson
  m. Robert Sherard of Oundle
  (2) Mary Johnson (d 29.12.1737)
  m1. (18.07.1673) George Lynne (b c1646, dvp 13.02.1681-2)
  m2. (02.06.1706) John Green of Dunsby (d 23.08.1709)
  m3. Francis Pilliad (bur 110.022.1734-5, Captain)
  m2. Katherine Downes (dau/heir of William Downes of Debenham)
  (3) Maurice Johnson of Ayscough Fee Hall in Spalding (d 08.11.1747)
  m1. (20.09.1683) Jane Johnson (dau/coheir of Francis Johnson of Ayscough Fee Hall son/heir of John (decended from the Johnsons of Wytham) by dau/coheir of Sir Richard Ogle)
  (A) Maurice Johnson of Ayscough Fee Hall (b 19.06.1688, d 06.02.1755)
m. (05.01.1710) Elizabeth Ambler (d 12.1754, dau/heir of William Ambler of Kirton by Mary, dau of Sir Anthony Oldfeild, Bart, by Elizabeth, dau of Sir Edward Gresham of Titsey)
  (i) Maurice Johnson of Ayscough Fee Hall & Stanway Hall in Essex (b 14.03.1714, d 03.12.1793, Colonel)
  m1. (20.12.1749) Elizabeth Bellamy (dsp 21.10.1752, dau of Sir Edward Bellamy, Lord Mayor of London)
  m2. (12.12.1755) Mary Baker
  (a) Maurice Johnson of Ayscough Fee Hall (b c1759, d 1834, prebendary of Lincoln, rector of Spalding, vicar of Moulton)
  m. (1787) Ann Elizabeth Buckworth (dau of Theophilus Buckworth of Spalding)
  ((1)) Maurice Johnson (dvp 12.1820, vicar of Moulton) had issue
  m. (1814) Frances Post (d 26.07.1815, dau of William Post of Hayle Place)
  ((2)) Theophilus Fairfax Johnson 'of Spalding', Sheriff of Lincolnshire (a 1847) had issue
  m. Millicent Anne Moore (d 29.03.1853, dau/heir of Stephen Roger Moore)
  ((3)) Anne Elizabeth Johnson
  m. Rev. William Moore
  (b) Walter Maurice Johnson (vicar of Weston)
  m. Frances Poley (dau of George Poley of Boxted Hall)
((1)) Frances Johnson
  m. George Osborne (vicar of Stainby)
  ((2))+ other issue - George (dsp Madras), William (dsp, vicar of Billesbey), Eliza, Mary Anne
  (c) Mary Johnson (d unm)
  (d) Elizabeth Johnson (dsp)
  m. Samuel Dinham
  (e) Anne Johnson (dsp)
  m. Fairfax Johnson
  (ii) Jane Johnson (b c1711, d 17.08.1754, eldest daughter) apparently of this generation
  m. (25.01.1735/6) John Green of Irby Hall & Spalding (bpt 31.05.1708, d 01.11.1756)
  (iii)+ 24 other children
  (B) John Johnson of Fulney Hall
  m2. (sp) Elizabeth Oldfield (d 12.1724, dau of Sir Anthony Oldfeild, Bart, widow of Fabian Phillips)
  m3. (1726, sp) Anne (widow of William Gonville)



John Johnson of Wood Norton, Norfolk - continued above
m. Anne Thimblethorpe (dau of Edmund (or Thomas) Thimblethorpe of Foulsham, widow of Thomas Anguish of Foulsham) ## see here ##
1. George Johnson of Thwaite in Welton-le-Marsh (a temp Philip & Mary who r. 1553-1558)
  m1. Elizabeth Thimblethorpe (dau of George Thimblethorpe of Foulsham)
A. Henry Johnson of Frieston Hall & Aldborough (b c1583)
  m. (20.11.1598) Elizabeth Dighton (dau of Anthony Dighton of Winceby)
  i. Francis Johnson of Aldborough
  m. Mary Pett (dau of Peter Pett of Darwent)
  a. Sir Henry Johnson of Blackwall & Fireston Hall (bur 11.1683)
  m. Dorothy Lord (dau of William Lord of Melton)
  (1) Sir Henry Johnson of Bradenham & Fireston Hall (d 01.10.1719)
  m1. Anne Smithson (dau/heir of Henry Smithson)
  (A) Anne Johnson
  m. (09.1711) Thomas (Wentworth), 3rd Lord Raby, 1st Earl of Strafford (d 15.11.1739)
  m2. Martha Lovelace, Baroness Wentworth (dsp 1745, dau/coheir of John Lovelace, 3rd Lord)
  (2) William Johnson (d 1718, Colonel, Governor-in-Chief in Africa)
  m1. ??
  (A) Elizabeth Johnson (b 1680-1, d 08.07.1771)
  m. Sir Richard Manningham of Chester (b 1684-5, d 20.03.1759)
(B) Catherine Johnson
  m. William Lee
  (C)+ other issue - Dorothy, Mary, Anne, Susanna, Martha
  m2. Agneta Baron (dau of Angel Baron of Croydon)
  (H) Henry Johnson of Great Berkhampstead (b 1698-9, d 05.1760)
  m. ?? (d 11.1784)
(i) Agneta Johnson
  m. Charles Yorke
  (I)+ other issue - William, Agneta, Anne
  b. Francis Johnson
  B. Anne Johnson
  m1. Thomas Cracroft of Burgh-le-Marsh (b 1569, d 1616-7)
  m2. Christopher Palmer of Burgh-le-Marsh
C.+ other issue - Arthur (bur 24.04.1628), Francis (a 1616), Owen, Gerard
  m2. Elizabeth Quadring (dau of Thomas Quadring of Irby, widow of Thomas Forsett of Bilsby)
  G. Susan Johnson
  m. (19.11.1598) Christopher Dighton
  H. Amy Johnson
  m1. Richard Maddison of Trusthorpe
  m2. (11.10.1633) Christopher Skegness 'of Alford'
  I. Dorothy Johnson
2. Margaret Johnson
  m. Thomas Blundeville of Newton Flotman
3. Anne Johnson
  m. George Briggs

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : BLG1886 (Johnson of Ayscough-Fee Hall)
(2) For lower section : Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (1903-6, Johnson of Frieston Hall & Aldborough)
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