Person:Edward Johnston (11)

Edward Johnston
m. 17-Dec-1866
  1. Mary Ann JohnstonAbt 1869 -
  2. Elizabeth Johnston1871 - 1897
  3. John Robert Johnston1875 -
  4. Margaret Johnston1875 - 1900
  5. Edward Johnston1883 -
  6. Hugh Johnston1883 -
  7. Frances Johnston1887 -
Facts and Events
Name Edward Johnston
Gender Male
Birth? 1883 Turnberry, Huron, Ontario, Canada

Name and Relationships

Name: Edward Johnston. Source is his 1913 Ontario marriage registration.

Parents: John Johnston and Elizabeth Irwin. Source is his 1913 Ontario marriage registration.

Personal History

1883 - Birth: Edward Johnston was born in 1883. This is an inferred date based on his 1913 marriage registration and his 1881 and 1891 census.

1913 - Marriage 1: Edward Johnston 30, Fitter, bachelor, married Mary Alice Elliott 23, spinster, in St Augustine Church, Beachburg, Renfrew County, Ontario. In the marriage registration, his parents were listed as John Johnston and Elizabeth Irwin. Her parents were listed as Andrew Elliott and Margaret Jane Shields. His birthplace was listed as Turnberry Township, Huron County, Ontario and her birthplace was Westmeath, Renfrew County, Ontario. His residence was Coppercliff, Ontario and her residence was Westmeath, Renfrew County. Witnesses were Alec Elliott, Westmeath and Alice Dougherty, Pembroke, Ontario. Source is their 1913 Ontario Marriage registration, Renfrew County, Sudbury District, Ontario, Reg. No. 013342.

1921 - Census: In 1921, Edward Johnston 37, Fitter, was living at 338 Victoria St, Sudbury, Ontario with his wife, Maime Johnston 31 and their children: Iva 7, Hugh 5, John 3 and Clarence 1. Source is 1921 Census of Canada, Sudbury, Nipissing District, Ontario.

1923 - Death of Wife: Mary Alice Elliott 34, died on March 9, 1923 in Sudbury, Ontario. The death notice listed the funeral on Sunday, March 11, 1923 at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Sudbury. Source is death notice in The Ottawa Journal, Thursday, March 13, 1923, p17. NOTE: Have not found her burial location.

1926 - Marriage 2: Edward Johnston 43, Freight Handler, widower, married Orlena Pipher 32, Housekeeper, spinster, on Sept 14, 1926 in Sudbury, Sudbury District, Ontario. The marriage registration listed his parents as John Johnston and Elizabeth Irwin. Her parents were listed as Charles Pipher and Fanny Calhoun. His birthplace was listed incorrectly as Thornberry (should have been Turnberry) and her birthplace was listed as Mindimoya, Ontario. Witness was John Henry Simpson, 86 Cedar St, Sudbury. Source is their 1926 marriage registration, Sudbury, Sudbury District, Ontario, Reg. No. 044790.