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 Alexander Johnston

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Alexander Johnston

  • Birth 27 Sep 1831 Scotland
  • Death 25 Dec 1912 Olivet, Eaton County, Michigan, USA
  • Burial Saint Louis, Gratiot County, Michigan, USA
  • Plot Old Part Sub 2 Lot 150
  • Memorial ID 49571625

Son of Joseph Johnston and Jane Morrison

Husband of Maria (Thompson) Johnson/Johnston

Parents of:

Mary J. Johnston 1857 -
Margaret Johnston 1859 -
Sarah E. Johnston 1861 - 1938 (Anspaugh)
William Johnston 1863 - 1873
Ann Johnson 1866 -
Joseph Johnston 1869 - 1873
George Johnston 1871 -

Note: George A. Johnston
Birth: Jan. 25, 1871
Death: Jun. 7, 1946
Spouse: Lucy Kaiser Johnston (1876 - 1914)
Children:
Doris Johnston Leslie (1902 - 1971)*
Burial: Maple Hill Cemetery
Cadillac
Wexford County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Block T lot 461
Find A Grave Memorial# 37621862

Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995
about George A. Johnston
Name: George A. Johnston
Birth Date: abt 1871
Birth Place: St. Louis, Mich.
Death Date: 7 Jun 1946
Death Place: Moran Twp., Mackinac, Michigan
Death Age: 75
Occupation: Retired City Mngr.
Race: White
Marital Status: Widowed
Gender: Male
FHL Film Number: 1007364

Oak Grove Cemetery records shows just Mother Johnston and William Johnston buried in the same plot with Alexander Johnston. Cemetery records also has him down as Alexander Johnson.

Death certificate shows he was the son of John Johnston of Scotland, mother name not known, male, white, married, farmer, retired 10 years ago, born September 27, 1831 Scotland and passed away on December 25, 1912 in Olivet, Eaton Co., MI at the age of 81 years, 2 months and 28 days, cause of death strangulated hernia. Informant George Johnston of Cadillac. Burial was on December 28, 1912 Alma, MI.

1870 United States Federal Census
about A Johnson
Name: A Johnson
Age in 1870: 38
Birth Year: abt 1832
Birthplace: Scotland
Home in 1870: Pine River, Gratiot, Michigan
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: St Lewis
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
A Johnson 38
Mariah Johnson 36
Mary J Johnson 12
Margaret Johnson 10
Sarah Johnson 8
Wm Johnson 6
Ann Johnson 3
Joseph Johnson 1

1880 United States Federal Census
about Alex Johnson
Name: Alex Johnson
Age: 48
Birth Year: abt 1832
Birthplace: Scotland
Home in 1880: Pine River, Gratiot, Michigan
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Maude Johnson
Father's Birthplace: Scotland
Mother's Birthplace: Scotland
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Farmer
Household Members:
Name Age
Alex Johnson 48
Maude Johnson 45
Margarette Johnson 21
Sarah Johnson 18
Anna Johnson 14
George Johnson 9

1900 United States Federal Census
about Alexander Johnson
Name: Alexander Johnson
Age: 68
Birth Date: Sep 1831
Birthplace: Scotland
Home in 1900: Pine River, Gratiot, Michigan
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1852
[1882]
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Widowed
Marriage Year: 1856
Years Married: 44
Father's Birthplace: Scotland
Mother's Birthplace: Scotland
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Alexander Johnson 68
Margret Johnson 41
Daniel Farrough 30

Note: Not sure if this is the same Alexander Johnston buried in Oak Grove. Death date is closely the same. Cemetery records show death date as December 28, 1912 but that could have been the burial date same as on the death certificate. No date of birth given in the cemetery records. Also it says burial in Alma, not St. Louis but that could have been in error.


Family Members

Gravesite Details Cemetery records just shows Father Johnston1831- 1912. Buried in the same plot with him are Mother Johnston and a William Johnston

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  • Maintained by: GrannyPam
  • Originally Created by: Sandra Moore
  • Added: 11 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49571625
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alexander Johnston (27 Sep 1831–25 Dec 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49571625, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, Saint Louis, Gratiot County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by GrannyPam (contributor 47103944) .