February 17, 2013

Petrie



John, Lydia and Frazier Petrie
Oakwood Cemetery, Somers Township, Kenosha County
(Source:  Photo courtesy of Larry & Linda Kopet, USGenWenArchivesPorjectWisconsin)

 

Partial 1861 Map of Somers Township, Kenosha County
Section 16, J. Petrie two parcels of 40 acres each


1880 U.S. Federal Census
John Petrie, age 66, born about 1814 in Scotland
Married
Spouse:  Lydia Petrie, born 1834
Children: Frazier born 1855
Children: Frank born 1858


Porter



Partial 1861 Map of Somers Township, Kenosha County
Section 17
A.B. Porter, 160 acres
S.W. Porter, 80 acres
?.B. Porter, 80 acres

1860 U.S. Census.  Home in Somers
Asa B. Porter, age 56, born in Connecticut
Isabella, age 26, born in Scotland
Ann Augustus, age 4, born in Wisconsin

(Note:  The Porter family lived in Racine during the 1850 Census.  This is mentioned because Edna Porter is buried in Oakwood Cemetery.  Edna Porter was married to Samuel W. Porter who owned 80 acres mentioned above.)

1850 U.S. Census.  Home in Racine
Asa Porter, born 1803, age 47
Edna, age 53, 1797
Samuel W. Porter, age 45, 1805


Edna Porter, wife of Samuel Porter
Oakwood Cemetery, Somers, Township, Kenosha County
(Source:  Photo courtesy of Larry & Linda Kopet, USGenWebArchives Porject Wisconsin)



Johnson



Partial 1861 Map of Somers Township, Kenosha County
Section 29, Parcel H. Johnson 120 acres.
Adjoining parcel of L. Johnson may be related but no documentation is available.

1850 U.S. Federal Census.  Henry Johnson family lived in "Pike" now known as Somers Township.
Henry Johnson, born 1794 in Vermont
Violata Johnson, born 1793 in Vermont
Lovina Johnson, born 1820 in New York
Klolata Johnson, born 1826 in New York
Charles H. Johnson, born 1829 in New York
Maria Johnson, born 1833 in New York
Edwin Johnson, born 1835 in New York
Isaac S. Johnson, born 1812 in New York

1860 U.S. Federal Census.  J.L. Johnson family lived in Somers.
J.L. Johnson, born 1813 in New York
Delia B. Johnson, born 1824 in New York
Herbert N. Johnson, born 1857 in Wisconsin
Everett J. Johnson, born 1859 in Wisconsin

1870 U.S. Federal Census. Lived in Township of Somers
Isaac Johnson, age 57.  His occupation was listed as "cheese manufacturer"
living with Henry Carpenter, age 29 "cheese manufacturer"

1880 U.S. Federal Census. Lived in Township of Somers
Isaac Johnson, age 67 - Lawyer
Mercy Johnson, age 68 - Keeps Hous



Isaac L. Johnson
Oakwood Cemetery, Somers Township, Kenosha County
(Source:  Photo courtesy of Larry & Linda Kopet, US GenWebArchivesProjectWisconsin)
 

Delia Benedict Johnson, wife of Isaac L. Johnson
Oakwood Cemetery, Somers Township, Kenosha County
(Source: Photo courtesy of Larry & Linda Kopet, US GenWebArchivesProjectWisconsin)

Mercy, wife of Isaac L. Johnson
Oakwood Cemetery, Somers Township, Kenosha County
(Source: Photo courtesy of Larry & Linda Kopet, US GenWebArchivesProjectWisconsin)