Edward (Ned) Johnston

M, b. 17 April 1831, d. 10 June 1920
  • Edward (Ned) Johnston was born on 17 April 1831 in Drumkeeran, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.
  • He was the son of John Alexander Johnston and Mary Crawford.
  • Edward (Ned) Johnston immigrated to Sydney on 1 April 1857. He travelled on the Fritzjames and settled at Meerschaum Vale.
  • He immigrated on 1 April 1857 to Sydney with Robert (Robbie) Johnston and Margaret Johnston. They travelled on the Fitzjames. Margaret was 27 years old, Robert was 25. Their son William was one. With them was Robert's brother Edward 23, a James Johns(t)on 28, and a Sydney Johns(t)on aged 25 years.
  • At the age of 28 years, Edward (Ned) Johnston married Henrietta Caroline McMahon in 1860 in Kiama, New South Wales.
  • Edward (Ned) Johnston died on 10 June 1920 in Abbotsford, Caniaba, Lismore, New South Wales, at age 89. After moving north to the Ballina area Ned had settled at Meerschaum Vale.
  • Edward (Ned) Johnston also went by the name of Ned.

Children of Edward (Ned) Johnston and Henrietta Caroline McMahon

Eliza Jane Mary Ocella Johnston

F, b. 1882, d. 1972
  • Eliza Jane Mary Ocella Johnston was also known as Oscella.
  • She was born in 1882 in Kiama, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of James Johnston and Eliza Jane Reynolds.
  • At the age of 26 years, Eliza Jane Mary Ocella Johnston married Arthur William Anscombe in 1908 in Bellingen, New South Wales.
  • In 1934,her husband, Arthur William Anscombe died in Sydney, New South Wales.
  • On 16 August 1941Eliza Jane Mary Ocella Johnston's son Earle enlisted in the RAAF.He gave his next of kin as his mother Ocella and stated she lived at"The Poplars", Bellingen, New South Wales.
  • Eliza Jane Mary Ocella Johnston died in 1972 in Raymond Terrace, New South Wales.

Children of Eliza Jane Mary Ocella Johnston and Arthur William Anscombe

Elsie Myrtle Johnston

F, b. 1891, d. 1973

Enid Rose Johnston

F, b. circa 1910

Eric Lance Johnston

M, b. 8 June 1912, d. 26 August 1924
  • Eric Lance Johnston was born on 8 June 1912 in Bellingen, New South Wales.
  • He was the son of John Wesley Johnston and Frances Margaret Staines.
  • Eric Lance Johnston died on 26 August 1924 in Queensland at age 12. He was injured when he was knocked off his horse when it ran under a tree on the way home from school. He lived a few days after the accident.
  • He was buried in Memerambi Cemetery. His headstone reads - In Loving Memory of Eric Lance Johnston born 8 June 1812 died 26 August 1924 " Safe in the arms of Jesus".

Ethel Melita May Johnston

F, b. 1880, d. 1944

Children of Ethel Melita May Johnston and Henry Hawkins

Ethel Sophia Johnston

F, b. 19 January 1910

Ethel Sophia Margaret Johnston

F, b. 1880, d. 30 May 1970

Children of Ethel Sophia Margaret Johnston and Norman Crawford

Evaline Johnston

F, b. 1868

Florence Caroline Johnston

F, b. 1873, d. 1947
  • Florence Caroline Johnston was born in 1873 in Kiama, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of George Johnston and Margaret Ann McMahon.
  • At the age of 20 years, Florence Caroline Johnston married Alexander Fyfe, son of Robert Fyfe and Ann Unknown, in 1893 in Campbelltown, Sydney, New South Wales.
  • In 1918,her husband, Alexander Fyfe died in Grafton, New South Wales.
  • At the age of 71 years, Florence Caroline Johnston married Robert McLean in 1944 in Casino, New South Wales.
  • Florence Caroline Johnston died in 1947 in Casino, New South Wales.

Children of Florence Caroline Johnston and Alexander Fyfe

Francis Johnston

M, b. 1861, d. 1861

Francis Selwyn (Frank) Johnston

M, b. 1910
  • Francis Selwyn (Frank) Johnston was born in 1910 in Bellingen, New South Wales.
  • He was the son of John Wesley Johnston and Frances Margaret Staines.
  • Francis was the best man at the wedding of Arthur Wesley Johnston and Gladys Annie Fox on 31 December 1932 in Queensland; Their attendants were Arthur's siblings Nancy and Frank.
  • Francis Selwyn (Frank) Johnston appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at Cooloolabin, Yandina. He was a farmer. His brother Arthur was a dairy man at Cooloolabin.
  • The Johnston family around 1938. Frank, Wes and Frances, Jack at the back with Arthur, Max and Harry in front.

Frederick P Johnston

M, b. circa 1900

George Johnston

M, b. 1843, d. 1886
  • George Johnston was born in 1843 in Feddans, County Fermanagh, Ireland.
  • He was the son of John Alexander Johnston and Mary Crawford.
  • George Johnston immigrated in 1860 to Sydney, New South Wales, with Mary Crawford and John Alexander Johnston. John aged 55, and Mary aged 48, came on the Alfred with some of their children:- Caroline 21, William 19, James 17, George 14 , David 11, and Mary Ann 9. Of the other children John and Sarah stayed behind. Robert and Edward came to Australia a few years earlier. John senior found work in various parts of NSW before the family settled in the Robertson district of NSW.
  • At the age of 26 years, George Johnston married Margaret Ann McMahon in 1869 in Kiama, New South Wales.
  • George Johnston died in 1886 in Jamberoo, New South Wales.

Children of George Johnston and Margaret Ann McMahon

George Johnston

M, b. 1888, d. 1966
  • George Johnston was born in 1888 in Lismore, New South Wales.
  • He was the son of David Johnston and Margaret Jane Black.
  • In 1936 George Johnston lived in Tabulam, New South Wales.
  • George Johnston died in 1966 in Casino.

George Johnston

M, b. circa 1840
  • George Johnston was born circa 1840.
  • George Johnston married Elizabeth Leane in 1867 in Brisbane, Queensland.

George Reynolds Johnston

M, b. 6 April 1889, d. 1950
  • George Reynolds Johnston was also known as Millie.
  • He was born on 6 April 1889 in Lismore, New South Wales.
  • He was the son of James Johnston and Eliza Jane Reynolds.
  • At the age of 24 years, George Reynolds Johnston married Mildred May Trimble in 1914 in Lismore, New South Wales.
  • George Reynolds Johnston enlisted in the Australian Army on 21 April 1942 in Bellingen, New South Wales, His service number was N291440. He was living at Glennifer at the time he enlisted and gave his next of kin as his wife Mildred. He was discharged on 26 November 1945 with the rank of Private in the 16th Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps Part Time Duty.
  • George Reynolds Johnston died in 1950 in Bellingen, New South Wales.

Gertrude Blanche Johnston

F, b. 1886, d. 1968
  • Gertrude Blanche Johnston was born in 1886 in Kiama, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of George Johnston and Margaret Ann McMahon.
  • At the age of 26 years, Gertrude Blanche Johnston married Bertie George Lee in 1912 in Byron Bay, New South Wales.
  • Gertrude Blanche Johnston died in 1968 in Burwood, Sydney, New South Wales.

Children of Gertrude Blanche Johnston and Bertie George Lee

Gertrude Florence (Amy) Johnston

F, b. 26 April 1878, d. 11 April 1962

Gravestone of Gertrude and Samuel Staines, Memberambi Cemetery.
  • Gertrude Florence (Amy) Johnston was born on 26 April 1878 in Gerringong, Kiama, New South Wales, Australia.
  • She was the daughter of David Johnston and Margaret Jane Black.
  • At the age of 27 years, 7 months and 29 days, Gertrude Florence (Amy) Johnston married Samuel Joseph Staines, son of Joseph Staines and Sarah Jane Crawford, on 25 December 1905 in Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia. Samuel and Gertrude were married in the Methodist Church, Tenterfield. Notes by Frances M Johnson indicate the year of marriage as 1900 but Civil Records show 1905. Samuel was a farmer at the time of his marriage.
  • Gertrude Florence (Amy) Johnston and Samuel Joseph Staines appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1919 living at Bundarh, Clifton, Queensland. Samuel was shown as a farmer and Gertrude as Home Duties. However, it appears that the family had left the Clifton area by then, as the children were enrolled in the Crawford State School, just north of Kingaroy in 1918. Samuel's brother William had settled there and his children also attended the school.
  • Gertrude Florence (Amy) Johnston and Samuel Joseph Staines appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at "Belgrove", Kingaroy, Queensland. Samuel shown as a grazier.
  • Gertrude Florence (Amy) Johnston appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at "Belgrove", Kingaroy, Queensland.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1932 living at "Bellgrove", Kingaroy, Queensland.
  • On 30 March 1932,her husband, Samuel Joseph Staines died in Memerambi, Queensland, at age 53.
  • Gertrude Florence (Amy) Johnston appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1937 living at "Bellgrove", Kingaroy. Her occupation is shown as home duties.
  • She was listed as the next of kin of Norman George Staines when he enlisted in the Australian Army on 28 March 1942 in Brisbane, Queensland. He gave his next of kin as his mother Gertrude Staines. He was discharged on 4 January 1946 from the 2nd Air Observation School in Mt Gambia with the rank of Warrant Officer.
  • Gertrude Florence (Amy) Johnston appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1946 living at "Bellgrove", Kingaroy, Queensland.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1950 living at "Bellgrove", Kingaroy. According to family hearsay Amy moved into Kingaroy and lived in Burnett Street across Kingaroy Memorial Park from Wes and Fran Johnston who lived on the corner of Haly (221) and William Streets.
  • Gertrude Florence (Amy) Johnston died on 11 April 1962 in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 83.
  • She was buried in Memerambi Cemetery, Queensland.
    Her Headstone reads - In Loving Memory of Gertrude STAINES born Kiama NSW 26th April 1878 died 11 April 1962. Samuel J STAINES born Rous NSW 3 July 1878 died 30 March 1932. Dearest Mother Father.

Children of Gertrude Florence (Amy) Johnston and Samuel Joseph Staines

Harold Johnston

M, b. 1866

Harold Cuthbert Johnston

M, b. 5 December 1906, d. 10 October 1954
  • Harold Cuthbert Johnston was born on 5 December 1906 in Ballina, New South Wales.
  • He was the son of William Robert Johnston and Letitia Waldron Johnston.
  • At the age of 21 years, Harold Cuthbert Johnston married Kathleen Roberta Hain in 1928 in East Maitland, New South Wales.
  • Harold Cuthbert Johnston died on 10 October 1954 in Ballina, New South Wales, at age 47.

Henrietta Johnston

F, b. 1862, d. 1938

Children of Henrietta Johnston and James Mackie

Herbert Richard Johnston

M, b. 20 February 1890, d. 12 May 1956
  • Herbert Richard Johnston was born on 20 February 1890 in Bega, New South Wales. He was the son of Roland Johnston and Jane Ann.
  • At the age of 28 years, Herbert Richard Johnston married Susannah Myrtle Parrish, daughter of Thomas Parrish and Sussanah Moffitt, in 1919 in Murwillumbah, New South Wales.
  • Herbert Richard Johnston died on 12 May 1956 in Byron Bay, New South Wales, at age 66.

Child of Herbert Richard Johnston and Susannah Myrtle Parrish

Ida Ethelinda L Johnston

F, b. 1876, d. 1961
  • Ida Ethelinda L Johnston was born in 1876 in Kiama, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of James Johnston and Eliza Jane Reynolds.
  • At the age of 21 years, Ida Ethelinda L Johnston married Patrick McNiff in 1897 in Ballina, New South Wales.
  • Ida Ethelinda L Johnston died in 1961 in Lismore, New South Wales.

Children of Ida Ethelinda L Johnston and Patrick McNiff

Irene Myrtle Johnston

F, b. 1885, d. 1966
  • Irene Myrtle Johnston was born in 1885 in Robertson, New South Wales. Irene was the younger twin of Daisy. She never married.
  • She was the daughter of Edward (Ned) Johnston and Henrietta Caroline McMahon.
  • Irene Myrtle Johnston died in 1966 in Lismore, New South Wales.

Isabella Jane Johnston

F, b. 16 September 1887, d. 1890
  • Isabella Jane Johnston was born on 16 September 1887 in Robertson, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of William Alexander Johnston and Sophia Ann Gray.
  • Isabella Jane Johnston died in 1890 in Lismore, New South Wales.
  • Isabella Jane Johnston also went by the name of Bella.

Ivy L Johnston

F, b. 1885

Ivy M Johnston

F, b. circa 1919, d. 1919

James Johnston

M, b. 2 November 1839, d. 1903
  • James Johnston was born on 2 November 1839 in Feddans, County Fermanagh, Ireland.
  • He was the son of John Alexander Johnston and Mary Crawford.
  • James Johnston immigrated in 1860 to Sydney, New South Wales, with Mary Crawford and John Alexander Johnston. John aged 55, and Mary aged 48, came on the Alfred with some of their children:- Caroline 21, William 19, James 17, George 14 , David 11, and Mary Ann 9. Of the other children John and Sarah stayed behind. Robert and Edward came to Australia a few years earlier. John senior found work in various parts of NSW before the family settled in the Robertson district of NSW.
  • At the age of 31 years, James Johnston married Eliza Jane Reynolds in 1871 in Kiama, New South Wales.
  • James Johnston and Eliza Jane Reynolds moved to Lismore around1886 with their family.
  • James Johnston died in 1903 in Lismore, New South Wales.

Children of James Johnston and Eliza Jane Reynolds

James (Victor) Johnston

M, b. 1894, d. 1966
  • James (Victor) Johnston was born in 1894 in Ballina, New South Wales.
  • He was the son of David Johnston and Margaret Jane Black.
  • At the age of 31 years, James (Victor) Johnston married Stella Moore on 27 June 1925 in Methodist Church, Camden, New South Wales. The Camden News reported:- " The marriage was celebrated at the Methodist Church, Camden, on June 27th, by the Rev. A. H. Johnstone, of Stella, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. V. Moore, of Glenmore, Camden, to James Victor, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. David Johnston, of 'Ellenthorpe,' Tenterfield. The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a gown of ivory crepe de chine with the customary wreath and veil, and carried a shower bouquet of white sweet peas, Iceland poppies and pale pink carnations. Miss Edna Moore, sister of the bride, acted as bridesmaid, and wore powder blue crepe de chine with black picture hat, and carried a shower bouquet of pale pink sweet peas and pink passion blossom, with pink ribbon streamers. Mr. Dave Staines, of Kingaroy, Queensland, nephew of the bridegroom, acted as best man. The church was beautifully decorated by friends of the bride. Mr. Frank Whiteman presided at the organ. A reception was held in the Methodist School Hall, where the guests were received by the bride's mother, who wore a gown of black figured marocain, and carried a posy of violets and wallflowers veiled with brown tulle. Later the newly wedded pair left for the South Coast, the bride travelling in a costume of grey repp and small black hat. "
  • In 1936 James (Victor) Johnston lived in Tenterfield, New South Wales.
  • James (Victor) Johnston died in 1966 in Tenterfield, New South Wales.