Mary Johnston

6 May 1801–15 August 1895 (Age 94)
Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Johnston was born on 6 May 1801, in Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Samuel Johnston, was 16 and her mother, Elizabeth Huntsman, was 22. She married James Huntsman on 19 November 1822, in Perry Township, Richland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States for about 20 years. She died on 15 August 1895, in Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, California, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Arroyo Grande Cemetery, Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Huntsman
1801–1871
Mary Johnston
1801–1895
Marriage: 19 November 1822
Lavinia Huntsman
1823–1868
Catharine J Huntsman
1824–1903
Isaiah Huntsman
1826–1878
Isaac Huntsman
1828–1850
Gabriel Huntsman
1830–1907
William Huntsman
1832–1911
Jacob Huntsman
1834–1914
Jesse Allan Huntsman
1836–1914
Peter Huntsman
1839–1929
Sarah Huntsman
1841–1881
Keziah Turner Huntsman
1843–1866

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 November 1822Perry Township, Richland, Ohio, United States
  • Children

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1803
    Age 2
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
    Age 11
    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 29
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    John
    Johnstone

    Story Highlight

    Peter Huntsman, Millard County Utah Sheriff

    Some days after his passing, February 5, 1929, this death notice appeared in the SALT LAKE TRIBUNE: "RITES MARK PASSING OF PIONEER DEPUTY Special to The Tribune Ely, Nevada -- Funeral services were …

    Sources (27)

    • Mary Johnson in entry for Jacob Huntsman, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • "United States Census, Utah" - Mary Huntsman widow
    • "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994" - Mary Johnston,

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