The Descendants of Alexander JOHNSTON

Second Generation


2. Alexander JOHNSTON (Alexander ) was born 1706. He died 1790 in , Chester, PA.

Alexander married Martha UNKNOWN about 1730. Martha was born 1718. She died Feb 8 1784 in , Chester, PA.

They had the following children:

  7 M i John JOHNSTON was born about 1740.
  8 F ii Martha JOHNSTON.
  9 M iii Francis JOHNSTON was born 1749.
        Francis married Alice IRWIN.
  10 M iv Hugh JOHNSTON was born about 1750.
        Hugh married Janet IRWIN.
  11 M v James JOHNSTON was born Jun 22 1758.
        James married Mary Graham KELSO.

3. James JOHNSTON (Alexander ) was born 1708 in , Cumberland, PA. He died Jan 1763 in , Lancaster, PA.

James married UNKNOWN on 1730.

They had the following children:

  12 M i Robert JOHNSTON.
  13 M ii William JOHNSTON.
  14 F iii Mary JOHNSTON.
  15 M iv Thomas JOHNSTON was born 1732 in West Pembro, Cumberland, PA.
  16 M v James JOHNSTON was born 1738. He died Dec 5 1832.
        James married Jane ANDERSON.
  17 M vi John JOHNSTON.
  18 M vii Andrew JOHNSTON.

4. Gavin "Gan" JOHNSTON (Alexander ) was born about 1710 in , , Ireland. He died 1761 in , Lancaster, PA.

Information on this family sent by John M. Johnston, Ph.D Director Assessment and Accreditation College of Education, The University of Memphis, 215 Ball Hall Memphis, TN 38152. 901-678-3443. jmjhnstn@memphis.edu.

Gavin married Mary UNKNOWN.

They had the following children:

  19 F i Jennett JOHNSTON.
+ 20 F ii Margaret JOHNSTON was born 1746.
+ 21 M iii Alexander JOHNSTON was born 1748 and died May 24 1816.
+ 22 M iv James JOHNSTON was born 1750 and died Apr 1812.

5. Josiah JOHNSTON (Alexander ) was born 1712 in , , Ireland.

Josiah married (1) Anne UNKNOWN about 1730.

They had the following children:

+ 23 M i John JOHNSTON was born 1733 and died 1806.

Josiah also married (2) Jean SHAW about 1736. Jean was born in , , Ireland.

They had the following children:

+ 24 F ii Jane JOHNSTON died after 1817.
+ 25 F iii Jean JOHNSTON.
+ 26 F iv Margaret JOHNSTON was born 1736 and died Mar 13 1812.
  27 F v Nancy S. JOHNSTON was born 1736. She died 1 Sep 14 1813 in , Blount, TN and was buried in Big Spring Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
  28 M vi William JOHNSTON was born about 1739 in , , Ireland. He died 1756 in , Augusta, VA.
        William married Eleanor ALLISON.
+ 29 M vii Francis JOHNSTON was born about 1740 and died 1790.
+ 30 F viii Agnes Nancy JOHNSTON was born about 1742 and died Sep 14 1813.
+ 31 M ix Joseph JOHNSTON was born Feb 28 1745 and died Aug 15 1825.
+ 32 F x Mary JOHNSTON was born 1756 and died Nov 12 1845.

6. Francis JOHNSTON (Alexander ) was born 1714. He died 1752.

Francis married Isabella UNKNOWN.

They had the following children:

  33 F i Mary JOHNSTON.
  34 M ii George JOHNSTON.
  35 M iii John JOHNSTON.

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