James Robert Leslie Johnston

M, b. 15 May 1884, d. 1960
  • James Robert Leslie Johnston was also known as Leslie.
  • He was born on 15 May 1884 in Kiama, New South Wales.
  • He was the son of James Johnston and Eliza Jane Reynolds.
  • At the age of 26 years, James Robert Leslie Johnston married Frances Teresa Loder in 1911 in Murwillumbah, New South Wales.
  • James Robert Leslie Johnston enlisted in the Australian Army on 20 June 1942 in Murwillumbah, New South Wales, His service number was N438229. He was living at Murwillumbah at the time he enlisted and gave his next of kin as Theresa Johnston (his wife). He was discharged on 24 September 1945 with the rank of Sergeant in the 1st Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps Part Time Duty.
  • James Robert Leslie Johnston died in 1960 in Murwillumbah, New South Wales.

John Johnston

M, b. 7 May 1825, d. 21 April 1905
  • John Johnston was born on 7 May 1825 in Drumkeeran, Ireland.
  • He was the son of John Alexander Johnston and Mary Crawford.
  • At the age of 27 years, John Johnston married Mary Young in 1853 in Corlave, County Fermanagh.
  • John Johnston died on 21 April 1905 in Feddans, County Monagth, Ireland, at age 79.

Children of John Johnston and Mary Young

John Johnston

M, b. circa 1770
  • John Johnston was born circa 1770.

Child of John Johnston

John Johnston

M, b. 1858

John Johnston

M, b. 1861, d. 1861

John Johnston

M, b. 1864, d. 1945

John Alexander Johnston

M, b. 1794, d. 22 November 1878
  • John Alexander Johnston was born in 1794 in Feddans, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.
  • He was the son of John Johnston.
  • At the age of 27 years, John Alexander Johnston married Mary Crawford, daughter of William Crawford and Sarah Loane, in 1821 in County Fermanagh.
  • John Alexander Johnston and Mary Crawford immigrated to Sydney, New South Wales, in 1860. 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.
  • John Alexander Johnston died on 22 November 1878 in Robertson, New South Wales.

Children of John Alexander Johnston and Mary Crawford

John Alexander Johnston

M, b. 13 June 1868, d. 1945
  • John Alexander Johnston was born on 13 June 1868 in Rose Valley, New South Wales.
  • He was the son of William Alexander Johnston and Sophia Ann Gray.
  • John Alexander Johnston died in 1945 in Ballina, New South Wales.

John Crawford Johnston

M, b. 25 April 1880, d. 1935
  • John Crawford Johnston was also known as Jack.
  • He was born on 25 April 1880 in Gerringong, Kiama, New South Wales.
  • He was the son of David Johnston and Margaret Jane Black.
  • At the age of 31 years, John Crawford Johnston married Ella Iris Stephens in 1912 in Byron Bay, New South Wales.
  • John Crawford Johnston died in 1935 in Tenterfield, New South Wales.

John Percival Johnston

M, b. 1908, d. 1960
  • John Percival Johnston was born in 1908 in Northern Ireland.
  • He was the son of Mervyn Johnston and Margaret Ann Moore.
  • John Percival Johnston died in 1960 in Northern Ireland.

John Thomas Winfred Johnston

M, b. 1884, d. 1950
  • John Thomas Winfred Johnston was also known as Wynne or Winfred.
  • He was born in 1884 in Kiama, New South Wales.
  • He was the son of James Johnston and Eliza Jane Reynolds.
  • At the age of 24 years, John Thomas Winfred Johnston married Margaret Hawkins, daughter of Samuel Hawkins and Margaret Turnbull, in 1908 in Murwillumbah, New South Wales.
  • John Thomas Winfred Johnston died in 1950 in Coffs Harbour, New South Wales.

Child of John Thomas Winfred Johnston and Margaret Hawkins

John Wesley Johnston

M, b. 1874, d. 26 May 1955

John Wesley Johnston (1874-1955) and Frances Margaret Staines (1876-1963). Photo courtesy of David Jones.
  • John Wesley Johnston was born in 1874 in Berrima, New South Wales.
  • He was the son of William Johnston and Elizabeth Spence.
  • At the age of 25 years, John Wesley Johnston married Frances Margaret Staines, daughter of Joseph Staines and Sarah Jane Crawford, on 22 March 1899 in Methodist Church, Teven, New South Wales. Rob and Ethel Woods received the following invitation to the wedding:-

    Mr & Mrs J Staines
    request the pleasure of
    Master R and Miss Woods' company
    at the marriage of their daughter
    Frances Margaret
    with
    MR J W Johnston
    in the Wesleyan Church Teven
    Wednesday March 22nd at 11.30am.

  • On 26 November 1915,their son, Cecil Robert Johnston died in Dorrigo, New South Wales. He died from injuries he received when he was kicked by a horse.
  • On 26 August 1924,their son, Eric Lance Johnston died 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.
  • John Wesley Johnston and Frances Margaret Staines appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Cooloolabin, Yandina. Wes was a farmer and Frances carried out home duties.
  • John Wesley Johnston and Frances Margaret Staines appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1936 and 1943 living at Wooroolin, Kingaroy. Wes was a farmer and Fran carried out home duties. Their sons Joseph (Jack) and William (Harry) also farmed at Wooroolin. However, Wes and Fran had retired to 221 Haly Street, Kingaroy by September 1939 as Wes was present at the death of his mother in law Sarah Jane Staines who was living with them at the time. According to family she had lived with them for some time before her death.
  • The Johnston family around 1938. Frank, Wes and Frances, Jack at the back with Arthur, Max and Harry in front.
  • John Wesley Johnston was the informant of the death of Sarah Jane Crawford on 17 September 1939 in 221 Haley St, Kingaroy, Queensland. The cause of death was steniplegia (stroke?), arteriosclerosis, senility. Certified by J W Johnston son-in-law, Haly Street Kingaroy. At the time of her death she was living at 221 Haly Street with her daughter Fran and son in law Wes Johnston.
  • On 2 September 1943,their son, Stanley Maxwell (Max) Johnston died in England at age 23. The Wellington crashed between the Model Farm buildings and Knightsbridge Farm buildings in South Oxfordshire at 21.45 on the 2nd September 1943. The aircraft was on a night training exercise from OTU Westcott; no reason was given for the accident although apparently it is made clear on the full reports that no blame was attributed to the crew. This bomber had been damaged more than once during its time with a Czech squadron before it became a training aircraft . The aircraft caught fire and all five crew members died; the four Australians are all buried at Botley and the Irishman’s body was repatriated. At the time of his death Max held the rank of Flying Officer in the 11th Operational Training Unit. His name is listed on the Roll of Honour at Wooroolin (16km north of Kingaroy) in Queensland.
  • In March 1949 Wes and Frances celebrated their 49th Wedding Anniversary with their family.
  • John Wesley Johnston and Frances Margaret Staines appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1954 and 1958 living at cnr William & Haly Street, Kingaroy.
  • John Wesley Johnston died on 26 May 1955 in 221 Haly St, Kingaroy, Queensland.
  • He was buried in Memerambi Cemetery, Queensland. His headstone shows - In Loving Memory of our father John Wesley Johnston 1874-1955 and our Dear Mother Frances Margaret Johnston 1876-1963 (At Rest).

Children of John Wesley Johnston and Frances Margaret Staines

Joseph Johnston

M, b. circa 1908, d. 1908

Joseph Ernest Johnston

M, b. 1905, d. 29 June 1971
  • Joseph Ernest Johnston was also known as Jack Johnston.
  • He was born in 1905 in Ballina, New South Wales.
  • He was the son of John Wesley Johnston and Frances Margaret Staines.
  • Joseph Ernest Johnston and William Harold (Harry) Johnston appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at Wooroolin, Kingaroy. Both were farmers. Their parents also farmed at Wooroolin.
  • The Johnston family around 1938. Frank, Wes and Frances, Jack at the back with Arthur, Max and Harry in front.
  • Joseph Ernest Johnston appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Mulgeldie, Monto. He was a farmer. His brother Harry was farming at Thompson's Mail Monto also.
  • Joseph Ernest Johnston died on 29 June 1971.

Keith Johnston

M, b. 1909

Letitia Waldron Johnston

F, b. 1871, d. 1950

Children of Letitia Waldron Johnston and William Robert Johnston

Lilian Beatrice Johnston

F, b. 1875, d. 1950
  • Lilian Beatrice Johnston was born in 1875 in Kiama, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of Edward (Ned) Johnston and Henrietta Caroline McMahon.
  • Lilian Beatrice Johnston died in 1950 in Lismore, New South Wales.
  • Lilian Beatrice Johnston also went by the name of Lily.

Lillian May Johnston

F, b. 1909, d. 1977
  • Lillian May Johnston was born in 1909 in Bellingen, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of John Thomas Winfred Johnston and Margaret Hawkins.
  • At the age of 19 years, Lillian May Johnston married Robert P Burt in 1928 in Coffs Harbour, New South Wales.
  • Lillian May Johnston died in 1977 in New South Wales.

Lizzie Johnston

F, b. circa 1866
  • Lizzie Johnston was born circa 1866 in Feddans, County Fermanagh, Ireland.
  • She was the daughter of John Johnston and Mary Young.

Mabel Violet Johnston

F, b. 1877

Margaret Johnston

F, b. circa 1864
  • Margaret Johnston was born circa 1864 in Feddans, County Fermanagh, Ireland.
  • She was the daughter of John Johnston and Mary Young.

Margaret Johnston

F, b. 10 April 1826, d. 1908
  • Margaret Johnston was born on 10 April 1826 in Knockroe, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. She was the daughter of Frank Johnston and Elizabeth Fleming.
  • Margaret Johnston married Robert (Robbie) Johnston, son of John Alexander Johnston and Mary Crawford, circa 1855 in Drumcurren, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.
  • Margaret Johnston and Robert (Robbie) Johnston immigrated to Sydney on 1 April 1857. 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.
  • Margaret Johnston died in 1908 in Sydney, New South Wales.

Children of Margaret Johnston and Robert (Robbie) Johnston

Margaret Matilda Johnston

F, b. 8 November 1879, d. 1956
  • Margaret Matilda Johnston was born on 8 November 1879 in Burrawang, New South Wales. She never married.
  • She was the daughter of William Alexander Johnston and Sophia Ann Gray.
  • Margaret Matilda Johnston died in 1956 in Lismore, New South Wales.

Maria Johnston

F, b. 26 October 1866, d. 27 November 1954
  • Maria Johnston was born on 26 October 1866 in Kiama, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of William Alexander Johnston and Sophia Ann Gray.
  • At the age of 27 years, 9 months and 23 days, Maria Johnston married Ross Wilson on 18 August 1894 in Alstonville, New South Wales.
  • In 1953,her husband, Ross Wilson died in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • Maria Johnston died on 27 November 1954 in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 88.

Children of Maria Johnston and Ross Wilson

Marjorie R Johnston

F, b. 1909

Mary Johnston

F, b. 26 June 1860, d. 1940
  • Mary Johnston was born on 26 June 1860 in Feddans, County Fermanagh, Ireland.
  • She was the daughter of John Johnston and Mary Young.
  • Mary Johnston immigrated in 1883 to Sydney with Stewart Johnston. Stewart aged 25, arrived on the Rialto with his sisters Mary 23 and Sarah 20.
  • At the age of 32 years, Mary Johnston married Robert Sneath in 1893 in Ballina, New South Wales.
  • In 1929,her husband, Robert Sneath died in Ballina, New South Wales.
  • Mary Johnston died in 1940 in Goulburn, New South Wales.

Children of Mary Johnston and Robert Sneath

Mary Ann Johnston

F, b. 15 March 1850, d. 1932
  • Mary Ann Johnston was born on 15 March 1850 in Feddans, County Fermanagh, Ireland.
  • She was the daughter of John Alexander Johnston and Mary Crawford.
  • Mary Ann 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 29 years, Mary Ann Johnston married Alexander Adams in 1880 in Robertson, New South Wales.
  • Mary Ann Johnston died in 1932 in Greta, New South Wales.

Children of Mary Ann Johnston and Alexander Adams

Mary C Johnston

F, b. 1869

Mary Waldron Johnston

F, b. 1871, d. 1916
  • Mary Waldron Johnston was also known as Minnie.
  • She was born in 1871 in Kiama, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of George Johnston and Margaret Ann McMahon.
  • At the age of 21 years, Mary Waldron Johnston married John Thomas Lawler in 1892 in Moss Vale, New South Wales.
  • Mary Waldron Johnston died in 1916 in Sydney, New South Wales.

Children of Mary Waldron Johnston and John Thomas Lawler

Mervyn Johnston

M, b. circa 1883, d. 1915
  • Mervyn Johnston was born circa 1883 in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.
  • Mervyn Johnston married Margaret Ann Moore, daughter of William Moore and Catherine Jean Moore, on 19 August 1903 in Kesh, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. They had six children.
  • Mervyn Johnston died in 1915.

Children of Mervyn Johnston and Margaret Ann Moore