Nicholas Johnson, born c1765 in Orkney Islands, Scotland, died 1 Jan 1835. He married (1st), Mary Tibbetts, born c1768, died 1 May 1820, the daughter of Benjamin Tibbetts of Castine, ME and Castles, England. They had twelve children. They first lived in Castine, ME before coming to NB about 1783 and settling in St. Andrews, Charlotte County.
children of first wife:
1) Thomas Johnson b. c1800
2) Mary Ann Johnson born c1801, m. Apr 1819 Dr. William Charles McStay of St. Andrews and Belfast, Ireland: had nine children
3) Nicholas Johnson Jr. b. c1803, d. Apr 1855 at Saint John: married
4) Benjamin Johnson b. c1809, d. c1882, m. 10 Mar 1833 Lydia Ann Bryant b. c1817 d/o Jacob Bryant: they settled in St. Andrews
5) William Johnson
6) Robert Johnson
7) Gordon Johnson
8) Catherine Johnson
He married (2nd), possibly Ann Mabee and had at least one child.
child of second marriage:
9) William Johnson born c1833, d. 26 Feb 1843.
PANB: MC1/Johnson, 16 pages: this file contains family group sheets and research notes.