President of William and Mary 1849-1854.
Parents were Kensey and Ann (Van Dyke) Johns
Wives: Margaret J.; Angelina E. (at the time of his death)
Sons: Arthur Shaaff, Kensey, John Johns
Daughters: Juliana Johns, Catherine R. Peyton, Nancy V. D. Mason
Grandchildren: Jane J. Peyton, John Johns, Jr.
- John Johns, University Archives Faculty-Alumni File Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary.