John A Johnston

18 November 1838–19 October 1894 (Age 55)
Plumville, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John A

When John A Johnston was born on 18 November 1838, in Plumville, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Johnston, was 37 and his mother, Harriet Ann Tucker, was 29. He married Rebecca Ann Hill in 1862, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Mahoning Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Rayne, Rayne Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 19 October 1894, in Center Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Home, Rayne Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John A Johnston
1838–1894
Rebecca Ann Hill
1849–1942
Marriage: 1862
Jessie M Johnson
1863–
Mary E Johnson
1866–
George W Johnson
1869–
Laura Martha Johnston
1877–1909
Charles Parmley Johnston
1879–1961
James Hill Johnston
1881–1962
Lewis B Johnston
1883–
Frank A. Johnston
1885–

Spouse and Children

    Male1838–1894Male

    Rebecca Ann Hill

    Female1849–1942Female

MARRIAGE
1862
Pennsylvania, United States
children

(8)

    Jessie M Johnson

    Female1863–Female

    Mary E Johnson

    Female1866–Female

    Male1869–Male

    Laura Martha Johnston

    Female1877–1909Female

    Male1879–1961Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1801–Male

    Harriet Ann Tucker

    Female1809–1898Female

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 25

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

Scottish:1. habitational name, deriving in most cases from the place so called in Annandale, in Dumfriesshire. This is derived from the genitive case of the personal name John + Middle English tone, toun ‘settlement’ (Old English tūn). There are other places in Scotland so called, including the city of Perth, which used to be known as St. John's Toun, and some of these may also be sources of the surname. 2. variant of Johnson ( see John ), with intrusive -t-.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • John Johnston in household of George Johnston, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John A Johnson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John A Johnston in household of George Johnston, "United States Census, 1850"

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