|Birth: ||May 9, 1831|
|Death: ||May 30, 1908|
New York County
New York, USA
Melissa was the daughter of Ebenezer Johnston and Hannah Hughes who was the daughter of a wealthy Virginia family.
Melissa married Richard T Thorton on Dec 23 1852 in Louden, Tennessee.
Together they had five children, Mary Rita, Leila Belle, Marshall Orme, Richard Thornton Jr. and Grace Graham, who all went on to marry English royalty and American millionaires names that include Goelet, Astor, Mason, Lord Herbert and Vanderbilt.
Her granddaughter Mary Goelet would became the 8th Duchess of Roxburghe.
Mary Rita Wilson
Marshall Orme Wilson,
Lelia Belle Wilson
Richard Thornton Wilson
Grace Graham Wilson.
Ebenezer Johnston (1800 - 1867)
Hannah Hughes Johnston (1812 - 1873)
Richard Thornton Wilson (1829 - 1910)
Mary Rita Wilson Goelet (1855 - 1929)*
Marshall Orme Wilson (1860 - 1926)*
Leila Belle Wilson Herbert (1864 - 1923)*
Richard Thornton Wilson (1866 - 1929)*
Grace Graham Wilson Vanderbilt (1870 - 1953)*
New York, USA
Created by: OurFamilyTies
Record added: Oct 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79517811
May GOD Bless you and your families as you so have blessed these UNITED STATES of North America ! Thank you for your being and your service!|
Jonathan Robert De Mallie
Added: Apr. 24, 2013
Melissa Clementine Johnston Wilson, may you rest in peace.|
Added: Oct. 29, 2011