Janet Johnston

25 November 1841–28 November 1914 (Age 73)
Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Janet

When Janet Johnston was born on 25 November 1841, in Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, George Johnston, was 24 and her mother, Janet Johnston, was 26. She married Henry Hamilton on 7 November 1857, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 28 November 1914, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Hamilton
Janet Johnston
Marriage: 7 November 1857
Margaret Hamilton
Jannett Hamilton
Henry Peter Hamilton
Henry James Hamilton
Son Hamilton
John Simpson Hamilton
Miss Hamilton
George Johnston Hamilton
Mary Ann Hamilton
Helaman Hamilton
Jane Allan Hamilton
Teancum Hamilton
Isabella Hamilton
Samuel Hamilton
Joseph Hyrum Hamilton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 November 1857Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 16
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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.

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    LIFE STORY OF JANET JOHNSTON HAMILTON. Janet Johnston was born 25 Nov 1841 at Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, Scotland, to George and Janet Johnston, Johnston. Very little is known of this family in spite of …

    Sources (32)

    • Janet Hailton in household of Henry Hailton, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Jeanette in entry for Hamilton, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Jennette Hamilton in household of Henry Hamilton, "United States Census, 1860"

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