Patrick Johnson

Patrick Johnson was born in Lousisana about 1825, probably a member of the group known as Redbones. It is thought that Patrick's father was Patrick Johnson, Sr. and his mother was a Norsworthy.

Patrick married Mary Vianna (Vinie) Ashworth in Polk County, Texas. In 1850 Patrick lived in Houston (later Trinity County) near several of Vianna's Perkins relatives. In 1860 Partick lived in Angelina County in the Pine Valley area. During the Civil War Patrick served in Hood's Texas. Patrick was a pioneer East Texas cattleman, and he was killed in a cattle drive accicent at Lovelady in the late 1860. After Patrick's death, Vinie continued to live at Pine Valley. In 1900 Vinie lived with her daughter Nan Mahan near Ryan Chapel.

Patrick and Vinie had the following children:

Sources:

  1. 1850 Census, Houston County, Texas
  2. 1860 Census, Angelina County, Texas, District 2, Page 13, Dwelling 282 (Patrick Johnson)
  3. 1870 Census, Angelina County, Texas, Page 13, Dwelling 75 (Vianna Johnson)
  4. 1900 Census, Angelina County, Texas, Precinct 4, Page 3, Dwelling 46 (Nanny Mahan)