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 Horace Simeon Johnston

Horace Simeon Johnston

Birth
Virginia, USA
Death 3 Nov 1888 (aged 60–61)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Plot Section D, Lot 51, Sites 2-3.
Memorial ID 100042526 · View Source
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In 1852, He married Annella Kulp of Pennsylvania in Virginia. She died in 1871 in the District of Columbia. On December 18, 1872, he married Annie E. Smith in the District of Columbia.

The Evening Star Monday, November 5, 1888
Death Of An Old Resident
Mr. Horace S. Johnston, for many years a business man and resident of Washington, died Saturday evening and the funeral will take place from his late residence, 2511 Pennsylvania Avenue, tomorrow afternoon. The pallbearers will be Messrs. Frank Hume, H.O. Claughton, W.H. Marlow, Henry Polkinhorn, William Windsor and John R. Zimmerman in Alexandria. The remains will be buried in Glenwood Cemetery. Mr. Johnston had been sick since the middle of July, with a cancerous tumor. He was sixty-one years of age, was born in Virginia, but came to Washington before the war and entered into the harness and saddlery business and has lived here ever since. Before coming to Washington he was in business in Alexandria.

The Evening Star Monday, November 5, 1888
Died
Johnston. On Saturday evening, November 3rd, 1888 at 4:20 o’clock, Horace S. Johnston, in the sixty-first year of his age.

Funeral from his late residence, 2511 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Tuesday, November 6, at 2 o’clock PM. Friends and relatives are respectfully invited to attend.

The Evening Star
Saturday, November 10, 1888
The Will Of Horace S. Johnston
The will of the late Horace S. Johnston was filed yesterday. He leaves his dwelling to his sons, Thurston B. and W.A. Johnston, his wife and children to have a home there and names them as trustees to hold his life insurance and real estates (the latter till the youngest child becomes of age). One-third of the income is to be paid to the wife and two-thirds to the children.


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Gravesite Details Cause of death: Cancerous facial tumor.

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  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100042526
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Horace Simeon Johnston (1827–3 Nov 1888), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100042526, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by SLGMSD (contributor 46825959) .