Died in Peaksville, Clark, Missouri, United States
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John was born in 1816. He passed away in 1859.
Fact: Residence (1840) Leitersburg, Washington, Maryland, United States
Fact: Residence (1850) Berkeley county, part of, Berkeley, Virginia, United States
Fact: Burial (1859) Peaksville, Clark, Missouri, United States
Fact: children Daughter Harriet Johnston Hill's family bible, and letter, list the children and their birth dates. The children are: Melissa Jane Johnston, Mary Ann Johnston, John D. Johnston, Harriet Johnston, George Watters Cooper Johnston, Henry Tarring Johnston, Robert Emery Johnston. The two youngest sons died as children, in Indiana. Alice Amanda Catherine Johnston is listed in the family bible, not yet born, so not listed on the 1850 census record.
Fact: residences Born in PA, 1840 Federal Census Leitersburg, Washington, MD John Johnston: 1 male under 10 (Youngest brother James T Johnston), 1 male 20-29 (John), 2 females under 5 Melissa & Mary A, 1 female 20-29 (Catherine Longnecker Johnston). 1850 Federal Census Berkeley Co. Virginia John Johnston b. Cal 1815, PA, Cathrin born, cal 1813 PA, Malissa, 12 MD, Mary 10, MD, John, 8, MD, Harriet, 6 MD, George, 4 MD, Henry, 2 MD. According to the family papers of Harriet Johnston Hill, the family moved first to Indiana, then to Peaksville, MO where both John and Catharine died before the 1860 Federal Census. The records of Mary A. Johnston Wright, give her birthplace as Leitersburg, MD, as well as parents names.