- Note: It has been reported that Pres. Andrew Johnsonís paternal grandmother was Hannah Henckel, a descendant of the Rev. Anthony Jacob Henckel, who immigrated to America in about 1708. This is not true! In fact, President Andrew Johnsonís father was himself an immigrant, having been born in England.
Article by Warren Skidmore, THE SKIDMORE-JOHNSON CONNECTION, A NEW LOOK AT AN OLD MISTAKE!; see also Warren Skidmoreís history of the Skidmore family; the article may be at: Allegheny Regional Family History Society, Post Office Box 1804, Elkins, West Virginia 26241)