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John JOHNSTON

Male 1848 - 1932  (83 years)


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  • Name John JOHNSTON 
    Born 05 May 1848  Esquesing Twp., Halton Co.,Canada West Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Feb 1932  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5  JOHNSON RAMA
    Last Modified 15 Jun 2015 

    Father Robert JOHNSTON,   b. 1819, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1893, Rama Township, Ontario County Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Eliza THOMPSON,   b. 04 Jun 1826, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Dec 1906, Lot 17, Con 12, Mara Twp., Ontario Co Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Family ID F5  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Phoebe Ann AINSWORTH,   b. 28 Jul 1854, Mara Township, Ontario County, Canada West Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1940, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 16 Jun 1881  Mara Township, Ontario County Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Theresa JOHNSTON,   b. 06 Nov 1884, Rama Township, Ontario County Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     2. Minnie Florence JOHNSTON,   b. 29 Jun 1886, Rama Township, Ontario County Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1901  (Age < 14 years)  [Natural]
     3. Phoebe Ann JOHNSTON,   b. 21 Jun 1888, Rama Township, Ontario County Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1901, Thessalon, Dist. of Algoma, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)  [Natural]
     4. Christina Margaret JOHNSTON,   b. 20 Jul 1889, Rama Township, Ontario County Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1960, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [Natural]
     5. Eliza Jane "Lila' JOHNSTON,   b. 08 Jan 1892, Rama Township, Ontario County Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Nov 1979, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [Natural]
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • From the 1881 Ontario County marriage register:
      8486-81 - John JOHNSTON, 33, lumberman, Esquesing, Rama, s/o Robert & Elizabeth, married Phoebe AINSWORTH, 26, Mara, same, d/o William & Elizabeth, witn: Alex JOHNSTON of Rama & Christena AINSWORTH of Mara, 16 June [probably 1881] at Mara

      John's homestead was on Lot 9, Con. C, Rama.

      1891 Census, Rama Twp., John 42, Phoebe Ann 36, Elizabeth 6, Florence 4, Phoebe Ann 2, Christina 1
      1901 Census, Algoma, Thessalon, John 53, Phoebe A 47, Elizabeth 16, Phoebe 14, Agnes 12, Eliza J 9
      1910 Census, Houghton, Michigan, USA, John 61, Phoebe 56, Elizabeth 25, Margaret 20, Eliza Jane 19, -- John was operating a lodging house- 7 others (tennants) listed-- census indicated John & family immigrated to USA in 1901.
      1916 Census, Maple Creek, Sask., John 68, Phoebe 61,
      1930 Census, Milwaukee, Wsconsin, USA - John 81, Phoebe A . 75-- they were living with daughter Lila, and her family.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Archives of Ontario- Marriages, MS932 ,reel 37, 008486.

    2. [S1] Archives of Ontario- Marriages.
      Name: John Johnson
      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 16 Jun 1881
      Event Place: Mara, Ontario, Ontario, Canada
      Age: 33
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1848
      Father's Name: Robert Johnson
      Mother's Name: Elizabeth Johnson
      Spouse's Name: Phoebe Anisworth
      Spouse's Age: 26
      Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1855
      Spouse's Father's Name: Wm Anisworth
      Spouse's Mother's Name: Elizabeth Anisworth
      Page: 008486
      GS Film Number: 1869511
      Digital Folder Number: 004529132
      Image Number: 00899

      Citing this Record:
      "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMJW-386 : accessed 5 April 2015), John Johnson and Phoebe Anisworth, 16 Jun 1881; citing registration 008486, Mara, Ontario, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,869,511.


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