The Descendants of Alexander JOHNSTON

Third Generation


20. Margaret JOHNSTON (Gavin "Gan" , Alexander ) was born 1746.

Margaret married Francis JOHNSTON, son of Josiah JOHNSTON and Jean SHAW, on Nov 5 1766. Francis was born about 1740 in , , Ireland. He died 1790 in , Rockbridge, VA.

They had the following children:

+ 36 M i Francis H. JOHNSTON was born 1767 and died Apr 21 1828.

21. Alexander JOHNSTON (Gavin "Gan" , Alexander ) was born 1748. He died May 24 1816.

Alexander married Margret BARNETT.

They had the following children:

+ 37 F i Mary JOHNSTON was born 1779 and died 1814.
+ 38 M ii Gavin JOHNSTON was born Nov 29 1781 and died Sep 21 1853.
  39 M iii Robert Barnett JOHNSTON was born Mar 26 1784 in , , NC. He died Oct 14 1868.
        Robert married Ellender Pemberton POWELL on 1824.
  40 M iv James JOHNSTON was born Jul 16 1787. He died May 14 1869.
        James married Martha BROWN.
+ 41 M v Alexander JOHNSTON was born Jul 16 1789 and died Feb 22 1839.

22. James JOHNSTON (Gavin "Gan" , Alexander ) was born 1750. He died Apr 1812 in , Rockbridge, VA.

James married Margaret BAY on 1776. Margaret was born 1761.

They had the following children:

  42 M i John JOHNSTON was born Jul 9 1777.
  43 F ii Agnes Nancy JOHNSTON was born Oct 3 1778.
        Agnes married Joseph WILSON on May 25 1802 in , Rockbridge, VA.
+ 44 M iii James , Jr JOHNSTON was born Apr 3 1780 and died Apr 5 1835.
  45 M iv William JOHNSTON was born Dec 23 1781.
        William married Nancy MONTGOMERY on 1805. Nancy was born 1785. She died 1811.
  46 F v Margaret JOHNSTON was born Dec 2 1783.
+ 47 M vi Andrew JOHNSTON was born Dec 15 1785 and died Nov 13 1865.
  48 F vii Hannah JOHNSTON was born Aug 6 1787. She died Aug 22 1858.
        Hannah married William ELLIOTT on Jan 21 1808 in , Rockbridge, VA. William was born Feb 8 1783. He died Jun 27 1834.
  49 M viii Robert JOHNSTON was born May 1 1789.
  50 M ix Hugh JOHNSTON was born Mar 19 1791.
  51 M x Samuel JOHNSTON was born Nov 15 1792. He died Feb 5 1864 in , Highland, OH.
  52 M xi Alexander JOHNSTON was born Nov 7 1794.
        Alexander married Rebecca KOSKIE on May 18 1829.
  53 M xii Joseph JOHNSTON was born Jul 1 1796.
  54 F xiii Polly JOHNSTON was born Jul 12 1798.
        Polly married John B. PAULEY on Mar 26 1826.

23. John JOHNSTON (Josiah , Alexander ) was born 1733 in Dublin, Ireland. He died 1806 in , Washington, TN.

John married (1) Margaret "Peggy" HENDERSON.

They had the following children:

  55 M i John , Jr JOHNSTON died 1818 in , Madison, AL.
+ 56 F ii Margaret JOHNSTON was born 1772 and died Dec 11 1843.
+ 57 F iii Rosannah JOHNSTON was born about 1774 and died Dec 1 1854.
  58 M iv William JOHNSTON was born about 1775. He died about 1834.
        William married Martha SWAN on Jul 16 1804 in , Knox, TN.
+ 59 F v Esther JOHNSTON was born about 1777 and died about 1850.
+ 60 F vi Nancy Agnes JOHNSTON was born 1780 and died after 1850.
+ 61 F vii Hannah JOHNSTON was born Mar 24 1781 and died 1864.
+ 62 F viii Ann JOHNSTON was born Oct 16 1787 and died Feb 21 1869.

John also married (2) Esther HAMILTON before 1766 in , Rockbridge, VA. Esther died about 1868.

They had the following children:

+ 63 M ix Samuel Hamilton JOHNSTON was born Aug 9 1766 and died Nov 8 1846.

24. Jane JOHNSTON (Josiah , Alexander ) was born in , , Ireland. She died after 1817.

Jane married Thomas ORR on 1779. Thomas was born in , , Ireland.

They had the following children:

+ 64 M i Robert ORR was born Feb 20 1780 and died Mar 13 1817.
+ 65 F ii Jane ORR was born Sep 21 1782 and died Sep 30 1843.
+ 66 M iii Josiah William ORR was born Dec 20 1784 and died Apr 12 1831.
+ 67 M iv Francis ORR was born Oct 20 1785 and died Aug 7 1813.

25. Jean JOHNSTON (Josiah , Alexander ).

Jean married Richard JONES

They had the following children:

  68 M i Johnston JONES.

26. Margaret JOHNSTON (Josiah , Alexander ) was born 1736 in , , Ireland. She died Mar 13 1812 in , Blount, TN.

Margaret married Samuel Francis SHAW. Samuel was born 1735. He died 1797 in , Washington, TN.

They had the following children:

  69 M i Francis SHAW was born about 1760. He died 1833 in , Blount, TN.
        Francis married 1 Elizabeth UNKNOWN.
+ 70 F ii Sarah SHAW was born about 1766.
+ 71 F iii Nancy SHAW was born Dec 18 1774 and died Dec 13 1849.
+ 72 M iv Samuel , Jr SHAW was born 1773 and died Jan 19 1840.

29. Francis JOHNSTON (Josiah , Alexander ) was born about 1740 in , , Ireland. He died 1790 in , Rockbridge, VA.

Francis married Margaret JOHNSTON, daughter of Gavin "Gan" JOHNSTON and Mary UNKNOWN, on Nov 5 1766. Margaret was born 1746.

They had the following children:

+ 73 M i Francis H. JOHNSTON is printed as #36.

30. Agnes Nancy JOHNSTON (Josiah , Alexander ) was born about 1742 in , , Ireland. She died Sep 14 1813.

Agnes married Alexander HENDERSON. Alexander was born 1744. He died about 1777 in , Mecklenburg, NC.

They had the following children:

+ 74 M i Alexander HENDERSON was born 1763 and died Dec 22 1842.
+ 75 M ii John HENDERSON was born Jul 15 1767 and died Jan 8 1858.
+ 76 M iii Joseph M. HENDERSON was born 1772 and died about 1835.
+ 77 F iv Jane HENDERSON was born about 1775 and died 1851.
+ 78 M v Francis HENDERSON was born 1776 and died Mar 7 1823.

31. Joseph JOHNSTON (Josiah , Alexander ) was born Feb 28 1745 in Dublin, , Ireland. He died Aug 15 1825 in , Blount, TN and was buried 1 in Big Spring Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Sargeant 7th Virginia Regiment Revolutionary War.  Source: Blount County, TN Cemetery Records p. 88.

Joseph married Margaret GRAHAM on May 15 1783 in , Surry, NC. Margaret was born 1762 in , Downs, Ireland. She died Mar 11 1824 in , Blount, TN and was buried 1 in Big Spring Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

They had the following children:

+ 79 M i James JOHNSTON was born May 6 1784 and died Nov 9 1854.
+ 80 M ii Josiah JOHNSTON was born Dec 22 1785 and died Oct 2 1861.
+ 81 M iii Elijah Francis JOHNSTON was born 1787 and died Mar 13 1819.
+ 82 F iv Jane JOHNSTON was born Sep 13 1789 and died Mar 9 1855.
+ 83 F v Margaret "Big Peggy" JOHNSTON was born Oct 22 1791 and died Apr 6 1877.
+ 84 M vi Samuel "Big Sam" JOHNSTON was born May 31 1793 and died about Jan 1866.
+ 85 M vii Joseph II JOHNSTON was born 1797 and died after 1860.
  86 M viii Robert JOHNSTON was born May 10 1798 in , York, SC. He died Jul 4 1863 in , Roane, TN and was buried 1 in Steekee Cemetery, Loudon Co, TN.
+ 87 M ix Ebenezer JOHNSTON was born Aug 30 1800 and died Sep 3 1867.
+ 88 M x William JOHNSTON was born Feb 20 1803 and died May 24 1867.

32. Mary JOHNSTON (Josiah , Alexander ) was born 1756 in , , Ireland. She died Nov 12 1845 in , Blount, TN and was buried 1 in Big Springs Presbyterian Church, Blount Co, TN.

Mary married John WALKER on Mar 1779 in , Cumberland, PA. John was born 1747 in , Artim, Ireland. He died Aug 6 1837 in , Blount, TN and was buried 1 in Big Springs Presbyterian Church, Blount Co, TN.

They had the following children:

  89 F i Ann WALKER was born Mar 7 1780.
        Ann married William (George Washington) ALLEN on May 11 1805.
+ 90 M ii David WALKER was born Oct 31 1781 and died Apr 9 1864.
  91 M iii John WALKER was born Oct 10 1783.
  92 M iv Elijah WALKER was born Feb 14 1785. He died 1 Apr 12 1875 in , Blount, TN and was buried in Big Springs Presbyterian Church, Blount Co, TN.
+ 93 F v Esther WALKER was born May 20 1787 and died Mar 31 1869.
+ 94 F vi Mary "Polly" WALKER was born Dec 17 1789 and died Feb 2 1873.
  95 F vii Nancy WALKER was born Jan 22 1800 in , , TN. She died 1 Oct 11 1887.
        Nancy married 1 David HAMIL on Aug 28 1827 in , Blount, TN. David was born Nov 15 1797. He died Sep 1 1862.

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