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The Biography and Genealogy of Captain John Johnson from Roxbury, Massachusetts: An Uncommon Man in the Commonwealth of The Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1630-1659

By: Gerald Garth Johnson

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2000)

Seller ID: J1678

ISBN: 0788416782

Condition: 260 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2000), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, indices, 260 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Captain John Johnson was an "uncommon man" because he devoted his life to the benefit of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and the town of Roxbury. Johnson was about forty years old when he and his family immigrated to America aboard the Winthrop Fleet in 1630. An educated man, he supported the building of a school for the children of Roxbury, was elected as a selectman, was a constable, and was also "Surveyor-General of the Arms," which meant that he was entrusted with storing the gun powder and arms used in the defense of the colony. A staunch Puritan and family man, he eventually... View more info

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Puritan Children in Exile: The Effects of the Puritan Concepts of the Original Sin, Death, Salvation, and Grace upon the Children and Grandchildren of the Puritan Emigrants leading to the Collapse of the Puritan Period

By: Gerald Garth Johnson

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2002

Seller ID: J2009

ISBN: 0788420097

Condition: 284 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2002, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 284 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Anyone who is curious about the Puritan society and religion should read this thought-provoking book. Although the focus centers on Puritan beliefs about the place of children and the parenting practices provided for these disenfranchised children, the basic concepts and motivations of Puritanism are explained and examined with insight and detail. In addition to the concepts mentioned in the title, this work discusses the influence of Bible-based laws in New England; Puritan ideas of death, heaven and hell; Rev. Roger Williams, Anne Hutchinson and the pursuit of toleration; the collapse of the... View more info