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Samuel Johnston
Birth: Dec. 15, 1733
Death: Aug. 17, 1816
Edenton
Chowan County
North Carolina, USA

North Carolina Governor, US Senator. He served in both the house of commons and senate of North Carolina. He was a member of the Continental Congress from 1780 to 1781. He was elected as the first President of the Congress, after the Articles of Confederation was signed, creating the United States, but he declined the nomination. He served as the Governor of North Carolina from 1787 to 1889 until he was elected as a U.S. Senator (1789 to 1793). (bio by: Evening Blues) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Frances Cathcart Johnston (1750 - 1801)*
 
 Children:
  Penelope Johnston Swann (1771 - 1820)*
  James Cathcart Johnston (1782 - 1865)*
  Frances Ann Johnston (1785 - 1837)*
  Helen Scrymgeour Johnston (1787 - 1842)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Bio says "He served as the Governor of North Carolina from 1787 to 1889." This should be 1787 to 1789.
 
Burial:
Johnston Family Cemetery
Edenton
Chowan County
North Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Nov 02, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8054727
Samuel Johnston
Added by: Evening Blues
 
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 Added: Mar. 26, 2013
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