Aaron Johnson Land
Aaron C. Johnson purchased his home place in Allamakee County.
First record found in Allamakee Co., was November 15, 1853 (Book G. Page 47).
He filed for record December 30, 1858 (Book G, Page 50).
Amos & Alice Cole of Middlebury, Addison county, Vermont sold to Aaron C. Johnson of Union Prairie, Allamakee Co., Iowa
November 15, 1853, in consideration of the sum of Five Hundred and Forty Dollars in hand paid, I Amos Cole do sell to Aaron C. Johnson the following described premises to wit:
The west half of the SE quarter of section 12 and the NE quarter of the SE quarter of section 12 in township 98 N. of range 6 west. Recorded November 20, 1857 in Allamakee County, Iowa.
-source: Allamakee co. land records, Book G pages 47 & 50
-contributed by Don Olson (Don's email contact can be found in the Surname Registry for Johnson) Aaron C. Johnson died a tragic death when he was murdered by Mrs. Curtin in 1881. The murder is described in the 1913 History of Allamakee co. (by Hancock), Chapter 17.
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