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Sophy Carr Johnston
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Birth: 1857
Death: May 17, 1941
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

The Washington Post May 20, 1941
Mrs. Johnston's Rites to Be Today At St. John's
Final rites will be held today for Mrs. Sophy Carr Johnston, 84, of 8 Newlands Street, Chevy Chase, Maryland, widow of James M. Johnston, Vice President of Riggs National Bank and member of a pioneer District family, who died Saturday at Emergency Hospital following a short illness.

Services will be at 10:30AM in St. John's Church, Lafayette Square with burial in Oak Hill cemetery.

Mrs. Johnston was a resident of Washington for over 60 years and had been closely associated with St. John's Church, St. John's Orphanage, Children's Hospital and other charities.

Mrs. Johnston's father was Captain Overton Carr, United States Navy. The Carrs were among the earliest settlers in Washington and Virginia. Her mother was Sophia Bache Wilkins, a daughter of William Wilkins of Pennsylvania who was United States Senator from Pennsylvania, Secretary of War under President Tyler and United States Minister to Russia.

Mrs. Johnston is survived by one son, James M. Johnston Jr. and two daughters, Mrs. L. Randolph Mason and Mrs. Charles Lacey Hall.

The Washington Post May 19, 1941
Johnston, Sophy Carr. On Saturday, May 17, 1941 at Emergency Hospital, Washington, D.C., Sophy Carr Johnston, wife of the late James M. Johnston in the 85th year of her age.

Services at St. John's Church, Lafayette Square at 10:30AM on Tuesday, May 20. Interment Oak Hill, private.

(Philadelphia papers please copy.) 
 
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 Parents:
  Overton Carr (1812 - 1886)
  Sophia Bache Wilkins Carr (1827 - 1869)
 
 Spouse:
  James Marion Johnston (1850 - 1920)*
 
 Children:
  James Marion Johnston (1889 - 1981)*
  Sophia Stanton Johnston Mason (1891 - 1989)*
  Eleanor J Johnston Hall (1899 - 1981)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Chapel Valley, Lot 484.
 
Created by: SLGMSD
Record added: Oct 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77755669
Sophy <i>Carr</i> Johnston
Added by: Loretta Castaldi
 
Sophy <i>Carr</i> Johnston
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 Added: Sep. 9, 2012
 
 
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