Monday, August 15, 2011

Abia William Brown, Sr.

This link takes you to the fascinating story of William Derby Johnson's father-in-law, William Abia Brown, Sr. The man was a stowaway on a ship, became a sailor, was shipwrecked three times, rescued by pirates, sold as a slave in Turkey, escaped and returned to America and became a doctor before marrying his sweetheart, Abigail Cadwalader.

Ezekiel and Julia Hills Johnson

Here's a link to a blog covering the histories of Ezekiel and Julia Hills Johnson:

Ezekiel was considered one of the first martyrs of the Church, and he wasn't even a member!