Warner John Johnston

Brief Life History of Warner John

When Warner John Johnston was born on 5 April 1880, in Madison, Ohio, United States, his father, George W Johnston, was 31 and his mother, Catherine Malinda Alkire, was 23. He lived in Range Township, Madison, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Range, Madison, Ohio, United States in 1910. He died on 23 September 1918, in West Jefferson, Madison, Ohio, United States, at the age of 38.

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Family Time Line

George W Johnston
1849–1918
Catherine Malinda Alkire
1857–1951
Jessie Elizabeth Johnston
1878–1974
Warner John Johnston
1880–1918
Fred Johnston
1883–
Roy Dean Johnston
1884–1948
Marion C Johnston
1888–1889
Dewitt Talmage Johnston
1890–1948
Harry Nelson Johnston
1892–1977
Ralph Johnston
1895–1938
Leonard B Johnston
1896–1898
Lawrence Donovan Johnston
1896–1984
Mary C Johnston
1899–1968
Harvey Lee Johnston
1901–1967

Sources (7)

  • Warner Johnston in household of Geo Johnston, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Warner Johnson, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Warner John Johnston, "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953"

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1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Scottish: 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 ton ‘town, village, settlement’ (Old English tūn). There are other places in Scotland so called, including the city of Perth, which used to be known as Saint John's Toun, and some of these may also be sources of the surname.

English: habitational name from Johnson Hall (Staffordshire), recorded as Johannestonc. 1233 and Joneston in 1314. The placename means ‘John's settlement’, from the genitive case of the Middle English personal name Johan, Jon (see John ) + Middle English ton ‘town, village, settlement’.

History: As far as can be ascertained, most Scottish bearers of this surname are descendants of John, probably a Norman baron from England, who held lands at Johnstone in Annandale from the Bruce family in the late 12th century. His son Gilbert was the first to take the surname Johnstone and their descendants later held the earldom of Annandale.

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

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