47. Rachel5 Bunting (Tamar4 Marshall, George3, Thomas2, John1) was born in Northampton Co., VA about 1725. Rachel died after 1795.

She married twice. She married Joshua Johnson in Northampton Co., VA, about 1745. Joshua was born about 1722. Joshua was the son of Richard Johnson and Tabitha Dewey. Joshua died before 1772 in Northampton Co., VA. She married Obedience Johnson (III) in Northampton Co., VA, after 1772. (Ralph Whitelaw, VA Eastern Shore, p. 530; Bill Wilkins) Obedience was the son of Obedience Johnson(Jr.) and Dorothy Washburne.

Obedience died 1795 in Northampton Co., VA. Will dated October 3, 1794, probate April 14, 1795. He named wife Rachel and gave her the plantation for four years and then to his son, John. Children under age or unmarried were to be supported on the plantation for four years. He named his son-in-law Brown Bradford, son-in-law John Young and eight children: Polly, Kessy, William, Richard, Elizabeth, Rachel, Abel, John Johnson and Susannah Young. (James H. Marshall, Wills & Administrations of Northampton Co., VA, p. 526) Whitelaw conjectures Rachel Bunting's marriage to Obedience Johnson and their children named in an 1812 deed; Obedience's son, John, was by his first marriage. (Ralph Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore, p. 530) Rachel's father, Holloway Bunting, named her and her sons, Jonathan and Laban. He gave Rachel use of Negro girl Comfort and boy Lakum during her life and then to her children Laban and Jonathan.

Rachel Bunting and Obedience Johnson(III) had the following children:

child + 125 i. Peggy6 Johnson.

child 126 ii. Susanna "Sukey" Johnson. She married John Young in Northampton Co., VA, 1794. In 1812, Cessey Ayres and her husband Edmund, joined with Susannah and John Young, William and Peggy Johnson, Elizabeth Johnson, Abel and Rachel Abdell and Abel B. Johnson in a deed to Richard Johnson for 79 acres formerly belonging to Rachel Johnson. These were Rachel's children by Obedience Johnson. His son, John, and her sons, Jonathan and Laban, did not join in the deed. (Ralph T. Whitelaw, VA Eastern Shore, p. 530)

child + 127 iii. William P. Johnson.

child 128 iv. Elizabeth Johnson. Elizabeth died after 1812. In 1812, Cessey Ayres and her husband Edmund, joined with Susannah and John Young, William and Peggy Johnson, Elizabeth Johnson, Abel and Rachel Abdell and Abel B. Johnson in a deed to Richard Johnson for 79 acres formerly belonging to Rachel Johnson. These were Rachel's children by Obedience Johnson. His son, John, and her sons, Jonathan and Laban, did not join in the deed. (Ralph T. Whitelaw, VA Eastern Shore, p. 530)

child 129 v. Rachel Johnson. Rachel died 1824. She married Abel Abdell in Northampton Co., VA, 1807. Abel died after 1812. In 1812, Cessey Ayres and her husband Edmund, joined with Susannah and John Young, William and Peggy Johnson, Elizabeth Johnson, Abel and Rachel Abdell and Abel B. Johnson in a deed to Richard Johnson for 79 acres formerly belonging to Rachel Johnson. These were Rachel's children by Obedience Johnson. His son, John, and her sons, Jonathan and Laban, did not join in the deed. (Ralph T. Whitelaw, VA Eastern Shore, p. 530)

child 130 vi. Abel B. Johnson. Abel died after 1812. In 1812, Cessey Ayres and her husband Edmund, joined with Susannah and John Young, William and Peggy Johnson, Elizabeth Johnson, Abel and Rachel Abdell and Abel B. Johnson in a deed to Richard Johnson for 79 acres formerly belonging to Rachel Johnson. These were Rachel's children by Obedience Johnson. His son, John, and her sons, Jonathan and Laban, did not join in the deed. (Ralph T. Whitelaw, VA Eastern Shore, p. 530

child + 131 vii. Richard Johnson.

child 132 viii. Polly Johnson.

child + 133 ix. Kasiah "Cessy" Johnson was born 1775.

Rachel Bunting and Joshua Johnson had the following children:

child 134 x. Laban Johnson was born in Northampton Co., VA September 9, 1744. Not sure this is the Laban Johnson who married Peggy Harmanson.

A Laban Johnson died 1805 Worcester Co. MD with wife Elizabeth (Bowen), daughter Sarah Taylor and sons, William and Moses. (Ruth T. Dryden, Worcester Co. MD Wills MH f.259, p.14)

child 135 xi. Jonathan Johnson was born in Northampton Co., VA about 1745. He was named in his grandfather, Holloway Bunting's, will.

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