The Johnson family of South Hadley were best friends with the Newton family of Holyoke. Dudley Johnson wrote a diary in 1872 that describes the coming and goings of the Newton Brothers in that year.
Henry Johnson of Northfield had three wives – Fanny Fisher, Martha Wright, and Ellen Tenney. His children were Henry, Watson, Dudley, and Anna.
IMAGES of the Dudley Johnson diary from 1872 written in South Hadley.