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Virginia Alice McClung Johnston
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Birth: Sep. 8, 1852
Blue Sulphur Springs
Greenbrier County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 24, 1937
Lewisburg
Greenbrier County
West Virginia, USA

D/O Madison and Margaret Hanna McClung
W/O John Davis Johnston


The Charleston Gazette, Sun, September 26, 1937. Page 6

Aged Greenbriar
Resident Dies

Mrs. Virginia Johnston
Was Last of Prominent
Family in County

Lewisburg, Sept. 25.--Mrs.
Virginia McClung Johnston, 85, last
surviving member of a prominent
Greenbriar county family, died at
her home here Friday night after
an illness of three months.
She was the widow of John Davis
Johnston. It was at his farm at
Blue Sulphur Springs that Mr.
Johnston's father, Andrew D. John-
ston, raised "Traveler", Gen. Robert
E. Lee's famous horse. J. W. John-
ston, a brother of John Johnston,
was riding Traveler at Camp Sewell
when Gen. Lee saw the horse and
purchased him through Maj. Joseph
Broun.
Mrs.Johnston was the daughter
of Madison and Margaret Hanna
McClung. Surviving nephews and
nieces include James W. McClung
of Lewisburg; Edward W. McClung,
Clarence McClung and Miss Caro-
line McClung, all of Williamsburg;
Mrs. L. L. Stuart, Mrs. Forest Mc-
Laughtin and Mrs. Ernest Livesay,
all of Lewisburg.
Funeral services will be at
the home Sunday afternoon at 3
o'clock conducted by the Rev. Lloyd
Courtney, pastor of the Old Stone
church. Burial will be in Calvary
church cemetery at Richlands.




 
 
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 Parents:
  James Madison McClung (1809 - 1874)
  Margaret L Hanna McClung (1817 - 1861)
 
 Spouse:
  John Davis Johnston (1842 - 1911)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Allen McClung (1840 - 1909)*
  Rebecca Ann McClung (1842 - 1926)*
  William Washington McClung (1846 - 1934)*
  Charles Andrew McClung (1848 - 1934)*
  Virginia Alice McClung Johnston (1852 - 1937)
  Oscar Ovalva McClung (1856 - 1897)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Methodist Church Cemetery
Richlands
Greenbrier County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Emile and Charlotte
Record added: Apr 10, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 108266814
Virginia Alice <i>McClung</i> Johnston
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Virginia Alice <i>McClung</i> Johnston
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Virginia Alice <i>McClung</i> Johnston
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