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John Johnston

John Johnston, the son of John Johnston and Elizabeth Fairgrieve, was born about 1802 in Hawthornden, Midlothian. He died on June 7, 1860, at the age of 58, at his home in Edinburgh.

John was married twice. He married his first bride, Margaret Foggo, on April 18, 1824 in St. Cuthbert's Parish, Edinburgh. Margaret was born about 1804 and died about 1845. Her parents names are unknown at this time.

John and Margaret had the following children:

  1. John Johnston (~1825-??)
  2. Peter Johnston (~1827-??)
  3. Robert Johnston (1829-??)
  4. Catherine Johnston (~1833-??)
  5. James Johnston (~1835-??)
  6. Andrew Johnston (~1839-??)

John's second marriage was to the widowed Isabella Swan, daughter of William Swan and Elizabeth Menzies Leggat. John and Isabella were married on April 6, 1849 in St. Cuthbert's Parish, Edinburgh. Isabella was born about 1816 in Manchester, England, and died on September 26, 1890, at her home in Edinburgh.

John and Isabella had one known child:

  1. David Johnston (1849-1919)

For further information on the Johnston family, please return to the main Johnston Family page.