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Dec 19, 1785

Joseph Johnson was born in Orange County, New York

1800

Joseph Johnson traveled to Winchester, Virginia

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1801

Joseph Johnson and family settled in Harrison County

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May 16, 1804

Joseph Johnson married Sarah (Sally) Smith

1807

Joseph Johnson acquired additional acreage on Simpson Creek

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1811

Joseph Johnson was appointed a constable

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1812

Joseph Johnson became captain of the Harrison Riflemen

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1814

Joseph Johnson marched his company north to Norfolk

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1815

Joseph Johnson was elected to the House of Delegates

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1822

Joseph Johnson was elected to the House of Representatives

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1847

Joseph Johnson was elected again to the House of Delegates

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1850

Joseph Johnson was one of four delegates elected to represent his district in the Virginia Constitutional Convention

Oct 15, 1850

Joseph Johnson called the Virginia Constitutional Convention to order

1851

Joseph Johnson was elected governor

Aug 01, 1851

The Democratic convention met in Staunton

Jan 01, 1852

Joseph Johnson becomes governor by previous vote of General Assembly

Jan 15, 1852

Joseph Johnson declared governor by popular election

Jan 16, 1852

Joseph Johnson accepted the office of governor based on popular election

1853

Joseph Johnson's wife died

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Jan 01, 1856

Joseph Johnson left office and returned to Bridgeport

1860

Joseph Johnson served as a member of the electoral college

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Jun 02, 1866

Joseph Johnson was baptized into Simpson Creek Baptist Church

Feb 27, 1877

Joseph Johnson died in Bridgeport


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