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Margaret Ann Smith Johnston
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Birth: Feb. 6, 1851
Ontario, Canada
Death: May 9, 1905
Lamoni
Decatur County
Iowa, USA

Previous information claims that Margaret Ann Smith was born at Tuckerburg, 7, Ontario, Canada, however, current maps do not list such a location. She was married to Robert Johnston in 1872.

Obituary: Margaret Ann Smith Johnson (Johnston)

"Johnson ---- Mrs. Margaret Ann Johnson was born at Hamilton, Canada, February 6, 1851, died at her home, Lamoni, Tuesday, May 9, aged 55 years, 3 months, and 3 days.
Deceased was married to Robert Johnson at St. Clair, Mich., June 1, 1872. To this union were born eight children, six of whom are living, all being present at the funeral except one daughter who resides in Canada. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson moved to Missouri in 1872, where they lived until the spring of 1899, when they moved to Lamoni, where they have since resided.
Mrs. Johnson had been in poor health for some time, afflicted with cancer. She suffered much during the last months, and death came as a relief. Her faith in the ordinances of the church of her youth, the L.D.S., was a source of much comfort to her in her closing days. She endured patiently the pain, and welcomed the release.
The funeral was from the home, Wednesday at three p.m., in charge of Elder John Smith, sermon by Elder Herman C. Smith, interment in Rosehill."

Transcribed from newspaper version, presumably originally published by the Lamoni Chronicle, by Wally S., 10-26-2012 from a photograph version provided by Carolyn Jackson and attached to a family tree on 10 Feb 2010.

Please note that the "T" was mistakenly left out of the name, "Johnston" in the original version as well. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Robert Johnston (1844 - 1921)
 
 Children:
  William Johnston (1875 - 1968)*
  Edith Johnston Sandage (1877 - 1956)*
  Frederick Johnston (1880 - 1952)*
  Eva May Johnston Sandage (1882 - 1961)*
  Harry Johnston (1883 - 1896)*
  Bertha Johnston Weir (1887 - 1976)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Lamoni
Decatur County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Wally S.
Record added: Aug 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96240134
Margaret Ann <i>Smith</i> Johnston
Added by: Wally S.
 
Margaret Ann <i>Smith</i> Johnston
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Margaret Ann <i>Smith</i> Johnston
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