William Johnson

#125, b. about 1765, d. 20 Apr 1830
Last Edited:27 Oct 2017
FatherJoseph Johnson1
MotherChristine Hansen1

Outline of Life Events:

BirthWilliam Johnson was born about 1765 at Copenhagen, Denmark.1
MarriageHe married Therese Ritter, daughter of Michel Ritter and Marie Louise Stelly, on 6 Aug 1798 at St. Landry Catholic Church at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA. Witnesses were Joseph Lastrapes, Jean Baptiste Steli, and Michel Ritter. Fr Pedro de Zamora presided.1
DeathWilliam Johnson died on 20 Apr 1830 in St. Landry Parish, LA.1
BurialHe was buried at the parish cemetery in St. Landry Parish, LA.1
SuccessionSuccession was filed for William Johnson on 29 Apr 1830 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA.1


  1. [S135] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900, CD-ROM. Rayne, La.: Hebert Publications.