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Hugh Brinkley Johnston
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Birth: May 3, 1827
Death: unknown
Polk County
Texas, USA

First Wife: Althena Burns, born Abt. 1826 in Mississippi. She married Hugh Brinkley Johnston 14 September 1854 in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana; born 03 May 1827 in Mississippi; died in Corrigan, Polk Co., Texas.

Hugh and wife Althena Johnston are found in July 6, 1860 Census in Polk County, Texas, Hugh's occupation is Laborer his age is 33, Althena is 35. In July 23, 1870 they are found in Liberty Co. Hugh is age 43, occupation is farming. Mary Ann is 15, William is 14, and Sarah is 10.

In the June 1880 Houston Co. Texas Census Hugh is listed as 53, Farmer. William is 22 and Sarah is 20.
1860 Census found on pages 10 and 11 District 8 Polk County Texas, Smithfield
All three Johnston brothers are living side by side
1860 Polk County Texas Census

69 75 Wm Johnston age 45 born MS
Cynthia age 49 born LA
Fulton male age 18 born LA
Franklin age 11 male Born LA
Ellen age 9 female born LA
Phelix age 7 male born LA
Frances age 4 female born LA
Hugh age 2 male born LA

70 76 Jno Johnston age 38 M Farmer born MS
Martha age 33 born LA
Martha Jane age 13 LA
Elizaberth age 7 LA
Nancy age 5 born LA
Martha age 6 months born TX

71 77 Hugh Johnston age 33 laborer born MS
Althea age 35 says born in MS, but known to be born in LA
Mary Ann age 6 born LA
Wm age 5 born TX
Hugh age 4 months born TX

1880, Houston County Census:Hugh has married Ann Roe Williams
Hugh JOHNSON Self Male 53 MS Farmer SC SC
Ann JOHNSON Wife Female 37 AR Keeping House TN TN
William JOHNSON Son 22 TX Works On Farm MS MS
Sarah JOHNSON Dau Female 20 TX Works On Farm MS MS
Matilda ROE SDau 8 TX LA AR

Family links: 
  Mary Ann Johnston Kersh (1855 - 1942)*
  Hugh Johnston (1856 - 1940)*
  Sarah E Johnston Fitzgerald (1859 - 1947)*
*Calculated relationship
Non-Cemetery Burial
Specifically: Buried on Family Land
Created by: Katherine Torkelson
Record added: Jul 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74035806

R.I.P. GG Uncle..
- dan salmon
 Added: Mar. 15, 2012

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