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George Andrew Johnston
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Birth: Feb. 27, 1838
Logan County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 2, 1893
Rowan County
Kentucky, USA

Logan County was part of VA at George's birth.

Father: George Ottis Johnston
Mother: Mary "Polly" Willis

Married: Valerie Ann Christian

Mary A. Johnston
Minerva Johnston
Mahala G. Johnston
Andrew E. Johnston
William Edward Cole Johnston
George Patrick Johnston

1st Lt.Virginia Infantry, Confederate States of America; Co. D; 45th Battalion.

George A. Johnston, Rowan County Court Clerk, was murdred in his courthouse office by Sheriff Millard F. Fouch. Fouch shot at and missed Johnston who dropped to the floor behind his desk. As Johnston raised from the floor, Fouch shot a second time and hit Johnston above the right eye killing him instantly. There was a dispute over some papers in the clerk's office.
Family links: 
  George Ottis Johnston (1792 - 1876)
  Mary Willis Johnston (1810 - ____)
  Valerie Ann Christian Johnston (1849 - 1887)*
  Mary Ann Johnston Clarke (1874 - 1962)*
  Minerva Johnston Moore (1877 - ____)*
  Andrew E. Johnston (1879 - ____)*
  Mahala Grace Johnston Brown (1879 - 1964)*
  William Edward Cole Johnston (1884 - 1949)*
  George Patrick Johnston (1885 - 1965)*
*Calculated relationship
Old Town Cemetery
Rowan County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: Lynda Mays
Record added: Feb 11, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105030696
George Andrew Johnston
Added by: Lynda Mays
George Andrew Johnston
Added by: Lynda Mays
George Andrew Johnston
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