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Johnson, J. mss., ca. 1740-1759
Jane (Russell) Johnson, 1706-1759, of Witham-on-the-Hill, Lincolnshire, England,
primarily for the instruction of her son, George William Johnson, 1740?-1814, High
Sheriff of Lincolnshire in 1784, and presumably for the two other sons and daughter as
well. Jane Johnson was the wife of the Rev. Woolsey Johnson, 1696?-1756, who built
Witham Hall in 1752, and the daughter of Richard Russell who acquired Packwood Manor in
1715 (subsequently heired by Jane to her sister Lucy) which was eventually sold to Sir