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Johnson, Robert M.

Born: 1781-1790

Flourished: 1832-1840 Menard County, Illinois

Between 1826 and 1828, Johnson came to New Salem, Illinois, in a portion of Sangamon County, that would later be subsumed into Menard County. At the time, Johnson was married with three children. Johnson was a wheelwright and cabinet maker in New Salem. In 1840, he was still living in Menard County.

Robert D. Miller, Past and Present of Menard County, Illinois (Chicago: S. J. Clarke, 1905), 71; T. G. Onstot, Pioneers of Menard and Mason Counties (Forest City, IL: T. G. Onstot, 1902), 154; Lincoln's New Salem (Springfield, IL: Abraham Lincoln Association, 1934), 10; Election Returns for the New Salem Precinct in Sangamon County, Illinois; Election Returns for the New Salem Precinct in Sangamon County, Illinois; U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), Menard County, IL, 305.