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Johnson & Johnston Genealogy Notes, Co. Donegal, Ireland 1829-68

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Extracted from Personal Notices of Births, Marriages and Deaths Inserted in the Londonderry Sentinel
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia




Date Notice
Dec 12 1829 [Died] At Dreenan, near Stranorlar, on Thursday week, Mrs. Johnston, relict of John Johnston, Esq., aged 83
Sep 25 1830 [Died] On Thursday night last, Jane, relict of the late Joseph Johnston, of Summer Hill, near Stranorlar, Esq
Dec 11 1830 [Died] On Friday, 26th November, at her son's residence, Whitefield, Glentaugher, Mrs. Margaret Johnston, aged 84 years, relict of the late Mr. James Johnston, tidewaiter at this port
Nov 5 1831 [Married] JOHNSTON & ALLINGHAM. On Thursday morning, in the Church of Ballyshannon, by the Rev. G. Griffith, James Johnston, Esq., of Ballyshannon, to Eliza, eldest daughter of the late John Allingham, Esq., of Port Nassau, near Ballyshannon
Dec 24 1831 [Married] MCINTYRE & JOHNSTON. On Tuesday week, the 13th inst., at Slavan Church, by the Rev. George Nesbitt Tredennick, William F. McIntire, of this City, Esq., to Rebecca Lucinda, youngest daughter of the late Joseph Johnston, of Summerhill, in the county of Donegal, Esq
Aug 11 1832 [Married] WHEELER & JOHNSTON. In the Cathedral of this City, on Thursday last, by the Rev. Mr. Seymour, Mr. John Wheeler, boatman of the Coast Guard Service, to Frances Ann, eldest daughter of T. Johnston, Esq., Whitefield, Glentaugher
Sep 14 1833 [Died] At Glentaugher, on Wednesday morning last, the 11th inst., of consumption, David Johnston, Esq., Surgeon, aged 27 years
Apr 25 1835 [Married] ALLINGHAM & JOHNSTON. In the Parish Church of Kilbarron, by the Rev. George Tredennick, on Monday, the 20th inst., William Allingham, Esq., manager of the Provincial Bank of Ireland at Ballyshannon, to Isabella, second daughter of the late Doctor Johnston, of Ballyshannon
Nov 28 1835 [Birth] On the 21st inst., at Bundoran, the lady of Captain Robert Johnston, of Brookhill, of a daughter
Nov 4 1837 [Died] On Wednesday last, Miss Bess Johnston, daughter of the late Dr. Johnston, of Ballyshannon
Feb 3 1838 [Married] WILSON & JOHNSTON. At Carndonagh Church, on the 1st inst., by the Rev. George Marshall, Rector, James Marten Wilson, Esq., Officer of Excise, Strabane, to Agnes Sarah, second daughter of Mr. Thomas Johnston, of Glentaugher
Apr 27 1839 [Died] On Thursday, the 18th inst., at Muff, county Donegal, Mr. Michael Johnston, aged 53 years
Nov 23 1839 [Died] In Ballyshannon, on Friday week, at an advanced age, Mr. David Johnston, who for many years taught school in Ballyshannon
Jul 11 1840 [Married] JOHNSTON & WELCH. In Donegal Church, on the 16th ult., by the Rev. W. Ewing, Mr. John Johnston, of Altcor, parish of Inver, to Miss Elizabeth Welch, sister to Miss Fanny Welch, and daughter of the late Mr. Robert Welch, of Donegal
Dec 4 1841 [Died] November 13th, at Westfield Lodge, Mary, wife of Lieutenant Colonel Johnston, late 8th Light Dragoons, formerly of Bundoran, county Donegal
Aug 20 1842 [Married] ECHLIN & JOHNSTON. August 15th, in Finner Church, Bundoran, by the Rev. John Auchinleck, Rector of the Parishes of Dunboyne and Dunbrody, George Fleming Echlin, Esq., second son of the late John Echlin, Esq., of Echlinville House, in the county of Down, to Harriet Georgina, only daughter of Lieut. Colonel Johnston, late of the 8th Light Dragoons, The Lodge, Bundoran, county Donegal, and Westfield, county Dublin
Dec 10 1842 [Died] At Bundoran, on Monday last, most sincerely regretted by all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance, Colonel Johnston, late of the 8th Hussars. His remains were removed to the family burying ground at Kilskerry, on Thursday
Jan 28 1843 [Married] JOHNSON & MATURIN. January 11, at St. Peter's Church, Dublin, Benjamin Johnson, Esq., M.D., to Emma, daughter of the late Rev. Henry Maturin, Rector of Clondevadock, county Donegal
May 13 1843 [Married] JOHNSTON & HAMILTON. April 28, at St. George's Church, Dublin, by the Rev. G. Black, James Johnston, Esq., late of the 46th Regiment, second son of the late George Johnston, Esq., of Laputa, in the county of Donegal, to Fanny, youngest daughter of the late William Hamilton, Esq., formerly of the Rifle Brigade, and of Eden, county Donegal
Jul 1 1843 [Died] On the 16th ult., at Portnassau, county Donegal, the residence of her daughter Mrs. Sheil, in the 85th year of her age, Jane, relict of the late John Johnston, Esq., of Brookhill House, and sister to the late Robert Johnston, Esq., K. C., of Magheramena
Jan 27 1844 [Died] At Drumskellan, of consumption, on Tuesday, the 23rd inst., Edward Johnston, aged 36 years
Feb 3 1844 [Birth] January 29th, at Ramelton, county Donegal, the lady of Doctor Johnston of a daughter
May 24 1845 [Died] On Sunday, the 18th inst., at Kiltowel, near Convoy, Mr. William Johnston, aged 85 years
Dec 11 1847 [Married] JOHNSTON & DONNELL. November 30th, in the Second Presbyterian Church, Manorcunningham, by the Rev. Dr. Rentoul, Mr. William Johnston, to Miss Martha Donnell
Jan 2 1847 [Birth] On the 25th ult., the lady of Benjamin Johnston, Esq., M.B., Ramelton, county Donegal, of a daughter
Jun 12 1847 [Married] JONES & JOHNSTON. At Ballyshannon, on Thursday, by the Rev. Mr. Clemenger, William Jones, Esq., of Wales, Supervisor of Excise, to Ellen, youngest daughter of the late Thomas Johnston, Esq., M.D., of Ballyshannon, and sister of James Johnston, Esq., M.D., of Sligo
Sep 2 1848 [Married] JOHNSTON & DICK. In Omagh Church [Co. Tyrone], on Thursday, the 31st ult., by the Rev. J.B. Chapman, rector of Drumragh, Robert Johnston, Esq., Cashel House, in the county Donegal, to Catherine, eldest daughter of the late George Dick, Esq
Feb 5 1848 [Died] At his residence, Drumskellan on the 20th ult., Mr. Thomas Johnston, in the 72nd year of his age
Feb 10 1849 [Died] At Madras, Delaney Barclay Johnston, Esq., of the 25th Foot, eldest son of the late Colonel Johnston, of the 8th Lancers, formerly of Bundoran
Aug 17 1849 [Married] JOHNSTON & WILKINSON. In Carrigart Church, on the 9th inst., by the Rev. G. Prior, Samuel Johnston, Esq., M.D.I.R.D.S.I, only son of Thomas Johnston, Esq., Londonderry, and nephew of the late Dr. Johnston, of Armagh, Surgeon, R.N., to Margaret, youngest daughter of the late Rev. John Wilkinson, Rector of Mevagh
Nov 2 1849 [Birth] October 31, at Ayr Hill, Ramelton, the lady of Dr. B. Johnson, a son
May 10 1850 [Died] On Tuesday, the 7th inst., at Oak Park, county Donegal, the residence of William Wray, Esq., John, the third son of the late Captain Robert Johnston, of Brook Hill, county Leitrim, aged 18 years
Oct 18 1850 [Married] JOHNSTON & ALLINGHAM. On the 15th inst., at Kilbarron Parish Church, Ballyshannon, by the Rev. Edward George Dougherty, James Johnston, Esq., of Sligo, and Lowry, county Fermanagh, to Jane, daughter of William Allingham, Esq., Manager Provincial Bank, Ballyshannon
Jan 31 1851 [Birth] Jan. 24th, the lady of Benjamin Johnston, Esq., M. D., Ayr Hill, Ramelton, of a son
Apr 18 1851 [Died] On the 14th inst., at the residence of her brother in law, the Rev. James Crawford, Rector of Mevagh, county Donegal, aged 26 years, Margaret, the beloved wife of Samuel Johnston, Esq., M. D., and daughter of the late Rev. John Wilkinson, formerly Rector of Mevagh
Aug 27 1852 [Died] At his residence, Drumskellan, on Saturday, the 21st inst., Mr. William Johnston, aged 82 years
Apr 23 1852 [Birth] At Ayr Hill, Ramelton, on the 15th April, the lady of Benjamin Johnston, Esq., M. D., of a daughter
Apr 8 1853 [Married] JOHNSTONE & THEED. March 29, at All Souls', Langham Place [London], Charles Johnstone, Esq., of Tullybrook, Donegal, to Eliza, eldest daughter of Thomas Theed, Esq., formerly of Trinity Hall, Cambridge
May 20 1853 [Married] TRIMBLE & JOHNSTON. On the 6th inst., in the Parish Church of Kilbarron, by the Rev. Edward George Dougherty, Mr. William Trimble, of Ballyshannon, merchant, to Mary Jane, only daughter of the late Mr. Josiah Johnston, of the same Place
Jul 22 1853 [Birth] Thursday, July 14th, the lady of Benjamin Johnston, Esq., M. D., Ayr Hill, Ramelton, of a son
Aug 12 1853 [Died] We regret to have to announce the death of John Frederick Johnston, Esq., Sub-Inspector of Constabulary, only son of the late John Johnston, Esq., of Thornhill, county Monaghan aged 23 years. This sad event took place at Killybegs, county Donegal, owing to internal injuries received by the upsetting of his tax-cart. On Wednesday, the 3rd inst., an inquest was held on the body, by John O'Donnell, Esq., coroner, and a verdict of accidental death returned
Jun 9 1854 [Died] On the 3rd ult., at Easthampton, Massachusetts, Thomas Johnston, Esq., formerly of Whitefield, county Donegal
Oct 13 1854 [Birth] On the 3rd inst., the lady of Benjamin Johnston, Esq., M. D., Ayr Hill, Ramelton, of a son
Oct 26 1855 [Birth] October 19, the wife of Benjamin Johnston, Esq., M. D., Ayr Hill, Ramelton, of a son
May 2 1856 [Died] On the 25th ult., at Rockfield, near Stranorlar, of influenza, William Thomas Johnston, second son of John Johnston, Esq
Sep 5 1856 [Married] JOHNSTON & NICHOLLS. At Muff Church, on the 2nd inst., by the Rev. Robert Chichester, William Johnston, Esq., Drumskellan, to Mary, eldest daughter of the late Joseph Nicholls, Esq., Cullybackey, Ballymena, county Antrim
Sep 25 1857 [Married] FOSTER & JOHNSTON. On the 16th inst., at St. Peter's Church, by the Rev. Essex Edgeworth, the Rev. Frederick William Foster, M.A., late of Trinity College, Oxford, to Jemima, eldest daughter of the late George Johnston, of Laputa, county Donegal, Esq
Dec 4 1857 [Married] JOHNSTON & SANDELS. On the 25th ult., in Fivemiletown [Co. Tyrone] Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. William Graham, Scotstown, assisted by the Rev. G.H. Johnston, Hillsborough, brother to the bridegroom, John, son of Mr. James Johnston, Corrylongford Mills, county Fermanagh, to Anne, youngest daughter of the late James Sandels, Esq., Kilmore, Maguiresbridge
Mar 19 1858 [Married] JOHNSTON & HUNTER. On the 11th inst., at Milford Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Robert White, Mr. John Johnston, Lishomin, to Miss Mary Ann Hunter, Rossgarrow
Apr 16 1858 [Married] MCCURDY & JOHNSTON. On the 5th inst., in the First Presbyterian Church, Manorcunningham, by the Rev. R.M. Morris, Mr. Thomas McCurdy, of Ruskey, to Barbara, second daughter of Mr. R. Johnston, of Glenmaquin
Oct 15 1858 [Birth] At Bundoran, on the 1st inst., the wife of Lieutenant Weir Johnston, Madras Army, of a daughter
Dec 3 1858 [Birth] On the 20th ult., at Kinlough House, county Donegal, the wife of William Johnston, Esq., of a son
Jan 28 1859 [Married] JOHNSTON & SMITH. January 25, at Greencastle Church, by the Rev. Charles Seymour, Mr. Robert Johnston, merchant, of this City, to Margaret Jane, only daughter of Mr. John Smith, Greencastle Fort, county Donegal
Apr 1 1859 [Died] March 26, at Drumskellan, county Donegal, Joseph William, infant son of Mr. William Johnston
Aug 5 1859 [Died] July 26, at Rockfield, Stranorlar, county Donegal, after a long illness, John Johnston, Esq., aged 75 years
Sep 9 1859 [Married] JOHNSTON & BUTLER. September 6, at St. Peter's Church, Dublin, by the Rev. W.C. Green, William Gore Johnston, Esq., son of the late Lieutenant Colonel Johnston, of Bundoran, county Donegal, to Maria, daughter of the late Captain Butler, of Broomville, county Carlow
Apr 6 1860 [Married] JOHNSTON & MCNIGHT. On the 3rd April, in the Presbyterian Church of Raphoe, by the Rev. J. Johnston, Mr. Robert Johnston, to Mary, the eldest daughter of Mr. William McNight, both of Glenmaquin, county Donegal
Jul 27 1860 [Married] GIBB & JOHNSTON. July 19, in the Presbyterian Church, Convoy, by the Rev. R. Beattie, Mr. John Gibb, of Melbourne, Australia, to Fanny, eldest daughter of the late Mr. Thomas Johnston, of Creggan, near Convoy, county Donegal
Jul 5 1861 [Married] WALKER & JOHNSTON (PARKINSON). July 2, William Frederick Walker, Esq., A.M., C.E., to Frances Elizabeth, younger daughter of James Johnston, Esq., Woodlands, county Donegal, and grand-daughter of the late Lieutenant Colonel Parkinson
Jun 20 1862 [Married] JOHNSTON & TIVY. June 12, at St. Luke's Church, Cork, by the Rev. Francis St. George, Robert Johnston, Esq., of Laputa, county Donegal, Chairman for the West Riding of Cork, to Dorcas, eldest daughter of Charles Payne Tivy, Esq., of Cork
Aug 22 1862 [Birth] August 16, at Raphoe, the wife of Thomas Johnston, Esq., Enniskillen, of a daughter
Oct 2 1863 [Died] September 30, Margaretta, relict of the late John Johnston, Esq., Rockfield, Stranorlar
Nov 10 1863 [Birth] October 30, at Bundoran, the wife of Weir Johnston, Esq., of a son
Oct 28 1864 [Died] October 9, at her residence, Meeting House Street, Raphoe, Mrs. Johnston, aged 94 years
Nov 15 1864 [Died] November 11, at his residence, Cashel, county Donegal, Robert Johnston, Esq., aged 54 years
Aug 3 1866 [Died] On the 1st August, at Crawford Square, Londonderry, the residence of her son in law, William Trimble, Mary, relict of the late Josias Johnston, Ballyshannon. Her remains will be removed for interment in the Chapel of Ease Burying Ground, on this morning, Friday, at 10 o'clock
Jan 8 1867 [Died] On the 3rd January, at her father's residence, the Cottage, Buncrana, Isabella, third daughter of John Johnston, aged 16 years and 5 months
Feb 8 1867 [Died] February 2, Miss Johnston, of Stranorlar, aged 88 years
Mar 19 1867 [Married] LATTA & JOHNSTON. February 28, in the Reformed Presbyterian Church, Milford, by the Rev. S.B. Stevenson, Mr. John Latta, Drumherne, to Mary, daughter of Mr. Robert Johnston, Gortavern
May 17 1867 [Died] May 13, at Sligo, Barbara, widow of the late Thomas Johnston, of Ballyshannon, and Lowry, county Fermanagh
Jul 19 1867 [Married] July 13, in Ballyshannon Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Archibald Lowry, assisted by the Rev. Andrew Lowry, Mr. Joseph Wray, jun., Ardnagassan, to Miss Johnston, National School, Drimnahoul, Donegal
Sep 13 1867 [Died] September 4, at Tullybrook, Donegal, Charles Johnston, Esq., J.P., aged 61 years
Sep 15 1868 [Birth] September 9, the wife of Joseph Johnston, Esq., Woodlands, Stranorlar, of a daughter
Sep 15 1868 [Died] July 8, at Woodville, Parramatta, N.S.W. [Australia], Mary Anna, beloved wife of J.W. Johnston, Esq., late of Ballyshannon