George Johnston

M, b. 1888, d. 1966
  • George Johnston was born in 1888 in New South Wales.
  • He was the son of David Johnston and Margaret Jane Black.
  • In 1936 George Johnston lived in 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 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 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 New South Wales.
  • George Reynolds Johnston enlisted in the Australian Army on 21 April 1942 in 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 New South Wales.

Gertrude Blanche Johnston

F, b. 1886, d. 1968
  • Gertrude Blanche Johnston was born in 1886 in 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 New South Wales.
  • Gertrude Blanche Johnston died in 1968 in Burwood, 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, 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 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 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 Queensland. Samuel shown as a grazier.
  • Gertrude Florence (Amy) Johnston appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Queensland.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1932 living at 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 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 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 Queensland at age 83.
  • She was buried in 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

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 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 New South Wales.
  • Herbert Richard Johnston died on 12 May 1956 in 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 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 New South Wales.
  • Ida Ethelinda L Johnston died in 1961 in 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 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 New South Wales.

Isabella Jane Johnston

F, b. 16 September 1887, d. 1890
  • Isabella Jane Johnston was born on 16 September 1887 in New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of William Alexander Johnston and Sophia Ann Gray.
  • Isabella Jane Johnston died in 1890 in 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 County Fermanagh, Ireland.
  • He was the son of John Alexander Johnston and Mary Crawford.
  • James Johnston immigrated in 1860 to 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 New South Wales.
  • James Johnston and Eliza Jane Reynolds moved to Lismore around1886 with their family.
  • James Johnston died in 1903 in 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 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 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 New South Wales.
  • James (Victor) Johnston died in 1966 in New South Wales.

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 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 New South Wales.
  • James Robert Leslie Johnston enlisted in the Australian Army on 20 June 1942 in 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 New South Wales.

John Johnston

M, b. 7 May 1825, d. 21 April 1905
  • John Johnston was born on 7 May 1825 in 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 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 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 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 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, 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 New South Wales.
  • John Crawford Johnston died in 1935 in 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

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 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 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.

    Wedding photo of John Wesley Johnston and Frances Margaret Staines - 22 March 1899.
  • On 26 November 1915,their son, Cecil Robert Johnston died in 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. 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. 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.
    The Johnston family from back left Frank, Wes, Fran, Jack. Front L-R Arthur, Max and Harry. Taken c 1938. Photo courtesy of David Jones
  • John Wesley Johnston was the informant of the death of Sarah Jane Crawford on 17 September 1939 in 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.
    Wes & Frances Johnston and their family celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary March 1849. Photo thanks to David Jones.
  • 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 Queensland.
  • He was buried in 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 Charles Johnston

M, b. 2 January 1937, d. 7 July 2005
  • Joseph Charles Johnston was born on 2 January 1937.
  • He was the son of Arthur Wesley Johnston and Gladys Annie Fox.
  • In 1964 Joseph Charles Johnston lived in Kingaroy.
  • In 1964 he was Cane Cutter, Yandina.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1968 living at Yandina. He was a truck driver. His parents and brother Robert farmed at Cooloolabin, Yandina.
  • Joseph Charles Johnston lived in Queensland.
  • Joseph Charles Johnston died on 7 July 2005 at age 68. He died in a car accident.