Johnston Wark

Brief Life History of Johnston

Johnston Wark was born on 4 April 1829, in Ireland as the son of B. Work and Chastina. He married Sarah Jane Jackson about 1857, in Barnet, Caledonia, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in New Hampshire, United States in 1870 and Wheelock, Caledonia, Vermont, United States in 1880. He died on 6 January 1897, in McIndoe Falls, Barnet, Caledonia, Vermont, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Barnet, Caledonia, Vermont, United States.

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Johnston Wark
Sarah Jane Jackson
Marriage: about 1857
Mary J. Wark
Margaret Wark
Minnie E Wark
John Emmerson Wark
Charles Johnston Wark
Mindwell Ann Elizabeth Work
Frederick Robert Wark

Sources (35)

  • Johston Work, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Johnston Wark, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Johnston Work, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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Name Meaning

Scottish (Glasgow) and English: variant of Work .

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

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