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Johnston / Johnstone Family Notes, Co. Tyrone 1825-68
Personal announcements and notices extracted from the STRABANE MORNING POST, LONDONDERRY JOURNAL, LONDONDERRY STANDARD & LONDONDERRY SENTINEL

Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
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STRABANE MORNING POST:

December 13 1825

Died on the 3d instant, at Belfast, ARCHIBALD JOHNSTON ESQ. late of Castlefin [Co. Donegal], and formerly, for many years, resident in this town. He will long be remembered by those who knew him intimately, as a man who might (but for the accident of his childhood, which ever afterwards impaired his health) have attained eminence in any of the learned professions

January 15 1828

On Sunday last, an Inquest was held in the Church yard of Dunnemana, on the body of JAS. JOHNSTON, who had been buried six days, supposed to have been murdered by some person or persons unknown. Dr. A. LENEY, of this town, who was called on the Inquest, after having opened the head of the deceased, and examined the brain, declared that his death was not occasioned by any wound he had received. He had been for some time in a very delicate state of health, and subject to frequent fits of insanity. - The Jury returned a Verdict, “Died by the visitation of God”

December 27 1836

Died Thursday morning, at Camus, MRS. ELIZABETH JOHNSTON, relict of the late MR. SAMUEL JOHNSTON



LONDONDERRY JOURNAL:

December 20 1831

Married on the 16th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Hughes, MR. JOHN JOHNSTON, to MISS JANE HOPCROFT, both of Newtownstewart

February 20 1850

Married in Cappagh Church on the 14th inst by Rev. James Byrne, Rector, JAMES EVANS, ESQ., Strabane, to ANN, daughter to JOHN JOHNSTON, ESQ., Killybrack



LONDONDERRY STANDARD:

November 21 1845

Married Wednesday, the 12th inst., in the First Presbyterian Church, Castlederg, by the Rev. John Crockett, MR. ANDREW JOHNSTON, Castlederg, to REBECCA MARGARET, daughter of MR. ROBERT CRAIG, of Ballyfolliard

July 31 1846

Died on Friday, the 17th ult., at Strabane, JOHN J. JOHNSTON, aged 22 years, eldest son of DAVID JOHNSTON, ESQ., civil engineer

November 8 1849

Married on the 31st ult., in the Second Presbyterian Church, Castlederg, by the Rev. John Armstrong, MR. JOHN JOHNSTON, Killin, Drumquin, to MARY JANE, eldest daughter of MR. THOMAS McFARLAND, Kilklean



LONDONDERRY SENTINEL:

December 26 1835

Married on the 18th inst., by the Rev. James Reid Dill, ROBERT, fourth son of HUGH JOHNSTON, ESQ., Lissaneden, to ELIZABETH, eldest daughter of JOHN RODGERS, ESQ., Ashfield, near Omagh

May 7 1836

Married the 5th inst., at Glendermot Church, by the Rev. W. Bond, OLIVER BOND, ESQ., of Londonderry, to SARAH EMILY, eldest daughter of the late REV. JAMES JOHNSTON, Coalisland, co. Tyrone

February 26 1842

Married the 15th inst., by the Rev. James Thompson, REV. JOSIAS MITCHELL, of Omagh, to MARGARET ORR, eldest daughter of the REV. ANDREW JOHNSON, of Newbliss [Co. Monaghan]

August 19 1843

Birth: At Beragh, county Tyrone, on the 9th inst., the lady of JOHN JOHNSTON, ESQ., of a son

February 17 1844

Married the 13th inst., in the Cathedral, Londonderry, by the Rev. W H. Stack, ALEXANDER THOMAS YOUNG, ESQ., only son of RICHARD YOUNG, ESQ., of Coolkeeragh House, to FRANCES MARY, youngest daughter of the late REV. JAMES JOHNSTON, Coalisland, county Tyrone

December 21 1844

Died on Sunday 15th inst., at Bonds Hill, JOHN McCAMON JOHNSTON, ESQ., son of the late REV. JAMES JOHNSTON, of Coalisland

March 1 1845

Married the 18th ult., by the Rev. William Hamilton, Edenderry, MR. JOHN JOHNSTON, of Donaghanie, to MISS JANE JOHNSTON, of Recarson

March 8 1845

Birth: On the 25th, at Drumshambo Glebe, county Tyrone, the lady of the REV. RICHARD JOHNSTON, of a daughter

May 10 1845

Married the 29th ult., in the Parish Church of Upper Langfield, by the Rev. Moses Leathem, Rector of said Parish, MR. JOHN WOOD, grocer, Drumquin, to SUSANNA, eldest daughter of the late MR. JAMES JOHNSTON, merchant, Drumquin

November 6 1847

Married the 27th ult., in Tempo [Co. Fermanagh] Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. A.T. Holmes, MR. WILLIAM JOHNSTON, merchant, Trillick, to MISS PREWDY RUTLEDGE, Badoney

January 15 1848

Died on the 3rd inst., at his residence, Gortindoragh, near Castlederg, CHARLES JOHNSTON, ESQ., in the 88th year of his age

July 8 1848

Married the 27th ult., in Sixmilecross Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. T.W. Junk, MR. WILLIAM ORR, merchant, Dungannon, to MARY, second daughter of MR. SAMUEL JOHNSTON, Tyrooney

September 16 1848

Married the 5th inst., at Drumnakilly, by the Rev. R.G. Dickson, MR. IRWIN BEATTIE, Doogarry House, Omagh, to MISS JANE ANNE JOHNSTON, Beragh

November 18 1848

Died at Benchran, near Beragh, on Monday, the 6th inst., after a lingering illness, MR. JOHN JOHNSTON, in the 47th year of his age

December 2 1848

Birth: November 23, at Drumshanbo Glebe, county Tyrone, the lady of the REV. RICHARD JOHNSTON, of a son

September 7 1849

Died on the night of Wednesday week, the 29th ult., MR. WILLIAM JOHNSON, merchant, of Omagh

October 5 1849

Married Sept. 26, by the Rev. J. Mitchell, Omagh, MARY, second daughter of the REV. A. JOHNSTON, Newbliss [Co. Monaghan], to REV. F. LYTTLE, Newtownstewart

July 5 1850

Died at Dromore, on the 2nd inst., MR. ROBERT JOHNSTON, of the Constabulary, formerly of Dublin aged 24 years

August 9 1850

Died at the Chapel House, Clougher, on Friday evening, the 3rd inst., THOMAS FRANCIS, eldest son of MR. W.A. JOHNSTON

September 20 1850

Died on the 8th inst., at Cookstown, JANE, wife of MR. BENJAMIN JOHNSTON

December 6 1850

Married the 28th ult., at the Office of the District Registrar, Dungannon, MR. WILLIAM JOHNSTON, of Dungannon, to MISS ADELAIDE BOARDMAN, of the same Place

June 13 1851

Died on the 4th inst., of diarrhoea, aged 17 years, MATILDA, youngest daughter of JOHN JOHNSTON, ESQ., Killybrack, near Omagh

June 20 1851

Married June 11, at Tempo, county Fermanagh, the Rev. J. Malcolmson, of Aughentain, to MARY ANN, eldest daughter of JAMES JOHNSTON, ESQ., of Corrylongford, near Fivemiletown

October 3 1851

Married the 24th ult., at the Parish Church, Carrick on Shannon, by the Rev. W.A. Percy, Rector, ROBERT J. JOHNSTON, ESQ., of Omagh, to SUSANNA ELIZABETH, eldest daughter of the late CHARLES SIDLEY, ESQ., Carrick on Shannon

November 26 1852

Married the 18th inst., by the Rev. William Hamilton, Edenderry, MR. ROBERT JOHNSTON, Killybrack, near Omagh, to SARAH, daughter of MR. JAMES WILSON, Leap Mills

March 11 1853

Married Feb. 28, in the Parish Church, Sixmilecross, by the Rev. Andrew Christie, JONES JOHNSTON, ESQ., of Lowtherstown [Co. Fermanagh], to MARY, second daughter of H. IRWIN HOUSTON, ESQ., Ballyhalahan, county Tyrone

August 5 1853

Died on the 24th July, at Cookstown, in the county of Tyrone, at the residence of ROBERT MILLER, JUN., ESQ., in her 82nd year, DOROTHY, relict of the late JOHN JOHNSTON, ESQ., M.D

November 4 1853

Married the 27th ult., in the Presbyterian Church, Edenderry, by the Rev. William Hamilton, MR. MATTHEW JOHNSTON, late of New York, to MISS MARY ANNE LINDSAY, of Donaghanie

May 19 1854

Married the 11th inst., at Crew Church, by the Rev. Charles Hamilton, ARTHUR JOHNSON, ESQ., county Fermanagh, to MISS REBECCA CALDWELL, Kilreal, county Tyrone

June 9 1854

Married Tuesday, the 23rd ult., in Clougherney Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Joseph McAskie, DAVID PORTER, ESQ., Strabane, to CATHERINE, third daughter of the late JOHN JOHNSTON, ESQ., Benchran

August 10 1855

Died on the 24th ult., at the Chapel House, Clogher, ELLEN, youngest daughter of MR. WILLIAM A. JOHNSTON

August 17 1855

Married August 9, at Omagh Church, by the Rev. M.N. Thompson, MR. WILLIAM BEATTY, Gillygooly, to MATILDA, third daughter of MR. JOHN JOHNSTON, Tullykeeran, near Garvagh [Co. Londonderry]

November 2 1855

Died on the 22nd ult., at Farm Hill, near Omagh, ROBERT J. JOHNSTON, ESQ., in the prime of life, formerly a merchant of Omagh

April 25 1856

Birth: On the 20th April, at Roughan Cottage, Dungannon, the residence of her mother, the wife of the REV. R. JOHNSON, Wesleyan Minister, of a son

May 9 1856

Married In Maghnageragh Presbyterian Church, on Wednesday, 24th ult., by the Rev. Joseph Love, MR. HENRY YOUNG, Aughaern, to FRANCES, daughter of MR. RICHARD JOHNSTON, Ardarvar

July 27 1856

Died June 30, at Cornamuckla, after a lingering illness, ELLEN, third daughter of JAMES JOHNSTON, ESQ

October 10 1856

Birth: October 7, at Lisnamallard, Omagh, the wife of LIEUTENANT JOHN JOHNSTON, 31st Regiment Madras Light Infantry, of a son

December 12 1856

Married Friday last, in the First Presbyterian Church, Strabane, by the Rev. Dr. Goudy, MR. WILLIAM JOHN JOHNSTON, of Crosh, near Newtownstewart, to JANE, daughter of MR. SAMUEL HUSTON, of Drumnabuoy, near Strabane

December 12 1856

Died at Attaghmore, near Fintona, on the 1st inst., after a lingering illness, ELIZA, the beloved wife of JAMES JOHNSTON, ESQ., aged 35 years

September 24 1858

Married on the 16th inst., in Dromore Church, by the Rev. Henry L. St. George, JAMES EVANS, ESQ., of Strabane, to MARY, eldest daughter of J. JOHNSTON, ESQ., Cornamuckla, Fintona, county Tyrone

July 22 1859

Married July 14, in the Cathedral, Clogher, by the Rev. W.B. Ash, MR. THOMAS FILLSON, Constabulary, Blacklion, county Cavan, to FANNY, second daughter of MR. HENRY JOHNSTON, Annygarvey, Augher, county Tyrone

July 22 1859

Died July 9, at his residence, Dromore, near Clogher, county Tyrone, ARCHIBALD JOHNSTON, ESQ., aged 65 years

July 29 1859

Married on the 19th July, in the Second Presbyterian Church, Ardstraw, by the Rev. Andrew Maxwell, A.M., MR. ALEXANDER JOHNSTON, of Edenreagh, to ELIZABETH, the daughter of MR. ANDREW WILSON, of Archill

November 18 1859

Married on the 8th November, at Dromore Church, by the Rev. Henry L. St. George, Rector, JOHN JOHNSTON, ESQ., of Dromore, Clogher, to MARY, the only daughter of JAMES WARNOCK, ESQ., of Rakeeranbeg, county Tyrone

December 9 1859

Married November 15, at the First Presbyterian Meeting House, Omagh, by the Rev. Mr. Arnold, THOMAS JAMES WILSON, ESQ., of Kildrum, son of the late REV. ROBERT WILSON, Wesleyan Minister, to MARGARET, daughter of THOMAS JOHNSTON, ESQ., Killebrack

December 30 1859

Died on Monday, 12th inst., at Augheyarn, MR. CHARLES JOHNSTON, son of MR. WILLIAM JOHNSTON, aged 32 years

July 13 1860

Married July 5, in the Wesleyan Church, Lowtherstown [Co. Fermanagh], by the Rev. Charles Wood, brother in law of the bride, assisted by the Rev. Joseph Johnston, MR. THOMAS JOHNSTON, merchant, Trillick, to KATE, second daughter of the late WILLIAM WILSON, ESQ., Crossan, county Tyrone

September 21 1860

Died September 15, at his residence, Attaghmore House, Fintona, HUGH JOHNSTON, ESQ., 46 years

September 28 1860

Married September 20, at Edenderry, by the Rev. William Hamilton, MR. JAMES LOVE, to JANE, daughter of MR. JAMES JOHNSTON, Donaghanie, Omagh

May 24 1861

Died May 20, at Rockmount, near Newtownstewart, THOMAS, eldest surviving son of the REV. THOMAS JOHNSTON, Badoney

October 18 1861

Died on the 2nd October, at New Brompton, Kent, of dysentery, MR. JAMES F. JOHNSTONE, late clerk of Works at St. Mary's Island, H.M. Dockyard, Chatham, and formerly of Omagh, aged 57 years. His funeral was attended by officers and men of the Dockyard Government Works

September 13 1861

Died September 1, at the house of her son, J.A. JOHNSTON, M.D., Baillieborough [Co. Cavan], MRS. WILLIAM A. JOHNSTON, The Chapel House, Clogher, county Tyrone, aged 62 years

December 6 1861

Married November 26, in the First Presbyterian Church, Omagh, by the Rev. John Arnold, A.M., HUGH E. JOHNSTON, ESQ., eldest son of JOHN JOHNSTON, ESQ., Skelgagh, Fintona, to MARY, youngest daughter of JOHN JOHNSTON, ESQ., Killybrack House, Omagh

January 10 1862

Birth: December 28, at Dungannon Park, the wife of MR. THOMAS JOHNSTON, gamekeeper to Earl Ranfurly, of a daughter

February 21 1862

Died February, after a lingering illness, MARY, the eldest daughter of JOHN JOHNSTON, ESQ., Skelgagh, Fintona

March 7 1862

Died January 26, on the river St. Clair, Township of Moore, Canada West, MARY, wife of HUGH JOHNSTON, ESQ., late of Omagh, county Tyrone, aged 68 years

April 11 1862

Died March 27, at the residence of her son, JOHN JOHNSTON, ESQ., Skelga, near Fintona, MARY, relict of the late HUGH JOHNSTON, Lissanadon, Esq., aged 90 years

September 26 1862

Birth: September 17, at Lure, Castlederg, the wife of MR. EDWARD JOHNSTON, of a son

January 16 1863

Died January 11, at his residence, Tattykeeran House, near Beragh, JOHN JOHNSTON, ESQ., aged 98 years

January 30 1863

Birth January 20, at Cranny Vale, Fintona, the wife of HUGH E. JOHNSTON, ESQ., of a daughter

May 29 1863

Birth: May 24, at Keerem Cottage, Skelga, county Tyrone, the wife of MR. JAMES JOHNSTON, of a son

July 28 1863

Died the 22nd July, at Gortalowry, Cookstown, the wife of MR. ANDREW JOHNSTON

December 8 1863

Died December 2, at Crannyvale, Fintona, MARY, the beloved wife of HUGH E. JOHNSTON, ESQ.

March 8 1864

Married March 3, at the Presbyterian Church, Claggin, by the Rev. Henry McCaw, MR. WILLIAM JOHNSON, Cookstown, to MARGARET, eldest daughter of MR. THOMAS JOHNSON, Killybaskey [Co. Londonderry]

July 15 1864

Died July 12, at Castlederg, after a short illness, ELIZA, daughter of MR. WILLIAM JOHNSTON, Agheyarn

September 20 1864

Married on the 15th September, in the Parish Church, Dromore, by the Rev. H.L. St. George, FINLAY BUCHANAN, ESQ., Fintona, to SARAH, the daughter of JAMES JOHNSTON, ESQ., of Cornamuckla, county Tyrone

October 25 1864

Died October 18, at Tattykeeran, Omagh, after a short illness, in the prime of life, MISS ELIZABETH JOHNSTON

January 24 1865

Married on the 17th January, in the First Presbyterian Church, Omagh, by the Rev. John Arnold, MR. JAMES MULLAN, Omagh, to MARY JANE, eldest daughter of MR. JOHN JOHNSTON, of Donaghanie

March 7 1865

Married on the 2nd March, in the Second Presbyterian Church, Omagh, by the Rev. Josias Mitchell, JAMES JOHNSTON, ESQ., Cornamuckle, Dromore, to JANE WALKER, daughter of WILLIAM RODGERS, ESQ., Cavanaca, Omagh

June 27 1865

Married June 21, at the Second Presbyterian Church, Dungannon, by the Rev. Andrew Wilson, MR. ROLAND JOHNSTON, to EMILY JANE, eldest daughter of MR. JOHN EWING

August 29 1865

Died August 22, at Donaghanie, near Omagh, THOMAS JOHNSTON, ESQ., M.D., R.N., aged 64 years

September 19 1865

Died August 22, at South Bell Street, St. Andrews, Scotland, ELIZA WOODBURN, relict of JAMES F. JOHNSTONE, ESQ., architect, late of Omagh

July 31 1866

Died July 26, at Tamnaclare, MR. JOSEPH CLARKE, aged 63 years

August 14 1866

Married August 8, in St. James's Roman Catholic Church, Newtownstewart, by the Rev. John K. O'Dogherty, Administrator, MR. JAMES KEARNEY, to ELLEN, eldest daughter of MR. JOSEPH JOHNSTON, Strabane

September 11 1866

Died on the 14th August last, in the township of Moore, America, HUGH JOHNSTON, ESQ., coroner, aged 74 years. Deceased was formerly of Omagh, county Tyrone, he emigrated, with his family to America in 1832

October 23 1866

Married October 18, in the Presbyterian Church of Clougherney, county Tyrone, by the Rev. Samuel Cochrane, MR. WILLIAM DUNLOP, Mullinvoney, to MARTHA, second surviving daughter of the late MR. JOHN JOHNSTON, Benchran, county Tyrone

November 30 1866

Birth: November 21, at Crannyvale, Fintona, the wife of H.E. JOHNSTON, ESQ., of a daughter

December 11 1866

Died December 5, at his residence, Rathwarren, Fintona, MR. JAMES JOHNSTON, aged 55 years

December 21 1866

Died December 17, at Springmount, Fintona, ARCHIBALD, second son of JAMES JOHNSTON, ESQ., aged 24 years

August 16 1867

Died May 19, at his residence, Woodend, near Melbourne [Victoria, Australia], in the prime of life, MR. ARTHUR JOHNSTON, son of the late MR. JAMES JOHNSTON, Drumquin

November 19 1867

Married November 12, in the Presbyterian Church, Killeter, by the Rev. Joseph Love, MR. ROBERT HENRY CALDWELL, of Maghernageerah, to MARY JANE, eldest daughter of MR. RICHARD JOHNSTON, of Munnie, Castlederg

May 15 1868

Married May 7, at Howth Church [Co. Dublin], by the Rev. Edward Johnson, brother of the bride, ROBERT E. GIBSON, ESQ., Ballinskill. Westmeath, to MARGARET, youngest daughter of the late GALBRAITH JOHNSON, ESQ., of Moy, county Tyrone

August 25 1868

August 11, drowned in the River Foyle, at Strabane, JOSEPH JOHNSTON, third son of the late JOSEPH JOHNSTON, ESQ., builder, Hillsborough [Co. Down], aged 26 years

September 8 1868

Married on the 3rd September, at the Presbyterian Church, Crossroads, Omagh, by the Rev. John Gilmour, MR. WILLIAM JOHNSTON, of Rathkelly, Newtownstewart, to MISS CATHERINE CARSON, of Killynure, Omagh

October 9 1868

Married July 18, at All Saints' Church, Hokitika, New Zealand, by the Ven. Archdeacon Harper, CHARLES SEABROOK, third son of H.W. SEABROOK, ESQ., for many years Alderman of the city of Hobart Town [Tasmania, Australia], to SARAH ELIZABETH, youngest daughter of the late MR. CHARLES JOHNSTON, Gortondoragh, county Tyrone, Ireland

December 11 1868

Married December 8, at the Parish Church, Fintona, by the Rev. T.M. Kane, WILLIAM JOHNSTON, ESQ., only son of GERRAD JOHNSTON, ESQ., of Laganvey, county Tyrone, to EMILY, youngest daughter of the late GEORGE CUNNINGHAM, ESQ., Tullievalley, county Tyrone




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