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Historical References

"JOHNSON, 'son of JOHN,' q.v. Wautier Jonessone of Berwickshire rendered homage in 1296 (Bain, n, p. 207), and William Tonessone, merchant of Aberdeen, complained that his goods shipped in a Flemish vessel had been arrested at Grymesby in 1368 (ibid., rv, 146). John Johnson (filz Johan), a Scot going abroad, had protection through England in 1371, Adam Jonesson, a Scots prisoner of war, was discharged from Newgate prison in 1375, Richard Johanson, servant of the duke of Albany had safe conduct into England in 1401, and Johan Joneson the same in 1422 (ibid., 195, 227, 584, 914). Malcolm Jonis was one of the prominent men of Orkney in 1427 (Oppressions, p. 108), and William Johannis (the Latin genitive) witnessed a Montrose charter of 1430 (REB., n, 34). The garden of Paulus Johannis in Glasgow is referred to in 1454 (LCD., p. 176), Alexander Johnson of Aberdeen received letters of denisation in England, 14SO (Bain, rv, 1465), Sir Nicholays Tohannis, perpetual chaplain of the altar of Holy Cross, Brechin, 1493, appears in the same document as Sir Nicholas Johnson (REB., n, 137), and Thomas Jonsoun was burgess of Ayr in 1503 (Friars Ayr, p. 70). Some MACIANS, q.v., have Englished their name Johnson. The northern (Caithness) Johnsons are descended from John, third son of George Gunn, the Crowner. Johnnesson 1424, Johnnessone 1530, Johnseun 1565, Jonson 1422, Jonsone 1510. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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