William Johnson1

#11018, b. about Dec 1799
Last Edited:27 Oct 2017
FatherWilliam Johnson1 b. about 1765, d. 20 Apr 1830
MotherTherese Ritter1 b. about 1782

Outline of Life Events:

BirthWilliam Johnson was born about Dec 1799 at St. Landry Parish, LA.1
BaptismHe was baptized on 8 Dec 1799 at St. Landry Catholic Church in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA. His sponsors were Baptiste Stelly and Francoise Ritter. Fr Pedro de Zamora performed the ceremony.1
Marriage LicenseHe and Emelia Burleigh obtained a marriage license on 7 May 1827 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA.1
MarriageWilliam Johnson married Emelia Burleigh, daughter of Robert Burleigh and Marie Tayllor, on 8 May 1827 at St. Charles Borromeo Church at Grand Coteau, St. Landry Parish, LA. Witnesses were Samuel Lyons Jr, Gabriel Lyons, James Bourleigh, and Sarah Burleigh. Fr Jean Rosti presided.1


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