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Alexander Johnston
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1810, Ireland
Death: Mar. 31, 1872
Christian County
Illinois, USA


Alexander Johnston was born in Danen County, Ireland. He came to the United States with his parents when he was seven years old. They settled originally in Pennsylvania where Alexander was principally raised. Alexander worked as a weaver of fancy articles. He later moved to Madison County, Ohio where he was engaged in farming. He met and married Susan Oller in Delaware County, Ohio. Susan was born in Bellepoint, Delaware County, Ohio the daughter of John Oller and Catherine Hess Oller. In 1854 Alexander and his family moved to Christian County, Illinois where he became the owner of three hundred and twenty acres of land, which he operated quite successfully up to the time of his death in 1872. 
 
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 Parents:
  Alexander Johnston (1774 - 1837)
  Mary Johnston (1788 - 1843)
 
 Spouse:
  Susanna A. Oller Johnston (1814 - 1878)*
 
 Children:
  Mary E. Johnston (1835 - 1879)*
  James H. Johnston (1836 - 1922)*
  David William Johnston (1839 - 1919)*
  Catherine E. Johnston (1841 - 1856)*
  John Wesley Johnston (1847 - 1919)*
  Alexander R. Johnston (1849 - 1875)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
ALEXANDER JOHNSTON
D 31 Mar 1872
62y 1M 2d

 
Burial:
Anderson Cemetery
Vanderville
Christian County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Willis Oller
Record added: May 11, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 110342224
 


- Willis Oller
 Added: Jan. 30, 2016

- JARROTT P. COX
 Added: Feb. 22, 2015
In memory.
- Bob Clewell
 Added: Nov. 9, 2013
 
 
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