See also

Family of Baldwin JOHNSON and Jane EYRE

Husband: Baldwin JOHNSON ( -bef1721)
Wife: Jane EYRE (1692?-bef1720)
Children: Mary JOHNSON ( - )
Edward JOHNSON (bef1720-bef1740)
Marriage 25 Oct 1716 Immanuel Church, DE 1

Husband: Baldwin JOHNSON

Name: Baldwin JOHNSON
Sex: Male
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth Laycock, Wiltshire
Death bef 26 Mar 1721 Appoquiniminck, Delaware, USA 2

Wife: Jane EYRE

Name: Jane EYRE
Sex: Female
Father: Robert EYRE (aft1648-bef1708)
Mother: Ann SMITH ( -bef1726)
Birth 1692 (app) Bethel Twp, PA
Death btw 1717 and 1720 (age 24-28) 3

Child 1: Mary JOHNSON

Name: Mary JOHNSON
Sex: Female
Spouse: Thomas HOPKINSON (1709-1751)

Child 2: Edward JOHNSON

Name: Edward JOHNSON
Sex: Male
Birth bef 1720
Death bef 1740 (age 19-20) o issue 4

Additional Information

Death w

Note on Husband: Baldwin JOHNSON - shared note

August 26, 1769, Samuel Kirke, aged about eighty, deposed at Philadelphia "that said Baldwin

Johnson came over to the Three-Lower Counties sometime in or about 1713 and 1714 settled at

Appoquinimy Hundred aforesaid, and soon after [1716 by the foregoing Church Record] ...

intermarried with one Jane Dyer, the widow of William Dyer of Appoquinimy, aforesaid, Gentleman,


NEW CASTLE CNTY DE LAND RECORDS 1715-1728 by Carol Bryant


Sheriff's Deed. On 07 Oct 1717 Anthony HOUSTOWN, Sheriff of the County of New Castle to Baldwin JOHNSON of the county of New Castle, gentleman. Whereas Sarah QUARRY, executor of the will of

Robert QUARRY, Esq dec'd at the Court of Common Pleas recovered against Baldwin JOHNSON & Jane his wife, administrators of the goods & chattels of William DYRE, late of New Castle, gentleman,

dec'd lately called Guilielium DYRE de Comitat Alori Castor Genetosum a debt of 140 pounds & L4.3.4 damages to be levied on the goods & lands of William DYRE who died intestate now in the

possession of Baldwin JOHNSON & Jane his wife. Whereas Anthony HOUSTOWN seized a tract of land containing 400 acres & a negro woman called Elisabeth. Anthony HOUSTOWN for 66 pounds granted to

Baldwin JOHNSON a tract of land containing 400 acres being in the forest upon Mark Bird Creek & the negro woman called Elizabeth. Signed Anthony HOUSTOWN, sheriff. Delived in the presence of

John FRENCH, Richard HALLEWELL & Nicholas MEERS. Recorded 30 Jun 1720 (E1-339)


1"Immanuel Church church records, New Castle, DE".
2"New Castle Cnty, DE Register of Wills Book C-1, p.283+".
3"Baldwin Johnson will dated 28 Feb 1720/21". "Expresses wish to be buried if possible "in Appoquinimink church by h.
4Carol J. Garrett, "New Castle Co. Land Records - 1738-1743." (Name: 2002. DelMarVa Roots. Lewes, DE.;).