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Louise Brand Johnston
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Birth: Jun. 10, 1878, Switzerland
Death: Apr. 2, 1935
Colfax County
New Mexico, USA

Louisa Brand, daughter of Jakob and Eliese (Leuenberger) Brand was born June 10, 1878 in Ursenbach, Switzerland. Louisa and her parents arrived at the port of New York on December 22, 1883. The family settled in Brenham, Washington County, Texas where Louisa's sister, Hermine Rose, and her brother, Richard Frederick, were born.

Louisa and Robert Buckner Johnston married in 1902. Prior to their move to New Mexico in 1914, they lived in Burton, Iredale, and Whitney, Texas. She was the mother of seven sons and two daughters.

Louisa died at the family home on April 2, 1935 in Colfax County, New Mexico. In her obituary, she was described as a devoted mother, a friend to all, and one of the Mofax Community's best loved citizens.


Biography provided by her granddaughter, Justene.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Jakob Brand (1856 - 1927)
  Elise Leuenberger Brand (1858 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  Robert Buckner Johnston (1877 - 1941)
 
 Children:
  Robert Buckner Johnston (1903 - 1976)*
  Albert (Jack) Sidney Johnston (1911 - 1990)*
  Wylie Johnston (1916 - 1924)*
  Eris Kathleen Johnston Schneider (1923 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  Louise Brand Johnston (1878 - 1935)
  Minnie R. Fliess (1891 - 1979)*
  Fred R. Brand (1894 - 1946)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mofax Cemetery
Harding County
New Mexico, USA
 
Created by: Lura Shaw
Record added: Nov 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44003861
Louise <i>Brand</i> Johnston
Added by: Lura Shaw
 
Louise <i>Brand</i> Johnston
Added by: Lura Shaw
 
 
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