Section XC: Descendants of William Johnstone

David Thaler
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Report generated by MagiCensus Deluxe v5.1.0 on 29 June 2017
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Generation One

1. WILLIAM1 JOHNSTONE was born in Inveresk Parish, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, and died between 1818 and 1887. He married in Inveresk, Midlothian[18], on 5 Dec. 1792[18], (AGH-3) LUCRETIA PAXTON, daughter of (AGH-1) Thomas and Christian (YOUNGER) PAXTON, who was born on 19 April 1774[15] in Carriden, West Lothian, Scotland[15], and was christened on 19 April 1774[15] in Carriden[15].
William was a miner.
Inveresk Parish Marriages (microfilm #1067756):
"Johnston, William & Lucy Paxton were irregularly married at Edinburgh Dec.
5th, 1791. The Parties appeared before the Session & had their marriage
confirmed."
Children:
2i.MARY2 JOHNSTONE, b. on 7 March 1801 in Inveresk Parish.
3ii.JAMES JOHNSTONE, b. on 27 July 1803 in Inveresk Parish.
+4iii.JOHN JOHNSTONE, b. on 14 Nov. 1805 in Inveresk[3]; d. on 7 Sept. 1858 in Lasswade Parish, Midlothian; m. on 1 Oct. 1823 in Dalkeith Parish, Midlothian (XR-2) MARION KING, b. in Inveresk[3] on 20 Dec. 1800, d. in Lasswade Parish on 24 Aug. 1858, daughter of (XR-1) John and (ATK-5) Agnes (WILSON) KING.
5iv.LUCRETIA JOHNSTONE, b. on 5 Dec. 1808[13] in Liberton, Midlothian[13]; d. before 19 July 1819.
6v.THOMAS JOHNSTON, b. on 7 April 1811[16] in Liberton[16].
7vi.ISABELLA ARMSTRONG JOHNSTONE, b. on 17 Oct. 1812[14] in Liberton[14].
8vii.LUCRETIA JOHNSTONE, b. on 19 July 1819[17] in Dalkeith Parish[17].


Generation Two

4. JOHN2 JOHNSTONE (William1), son of (1) William1 and (AGH-3) Lucretia (PAXTON) JOHNSTONE, was born on 14 Nov. 1805 in Inveresk[3], was christened on 24 Nov. 1805 in Inveresk Parish, died on 7 Sept. 1858 in Lasswade Parish and was buried in Newton Parish, Midlothian. He married in Dalkeith Parish, on 1 Oct. 1823, (XR-2) MARION KING, daughter of (XR-1) John and (ATK-5) Agnes (WILSON) KING, who was born on 20 Dec. 1800 in Inveresk[3], was christened on 4 Jan. 1801 in Newton Parish, died on 24 Aug. 1858 in Lasswade Parish, and was buried in Newton Parish.

From the 6 June 1841 census, in Inveresk Parish[2]:

NameAgeGender
John Johnstone36M
Marion Johnstone41F
Agnes Johnstone17F
Lucca Johnstone15
John Johnstone12M
William Johnstone15M
Alexander Johnstone6M
Andrew Johnstone4/12M
James Johnstone3M

From the 30 March 1851 census, in Cowpits, Inveresk Parish[3]:

NameRelationshipMarriage ConditionAgeGenderOccupationBirthplace
John JohnstoneHeadM46MCoalminerInveresk
Marion JohnstoneWifeM51FInveresk
Agnes JohnstoneDaughter26FDalkeith
John JohnstoneSon21MCoalminerNewton
William JohnstoneSon19MCoalminerNewton
Alexander JohnstoneSon16MCoalminerPrestonpans, Hadd
James JohnstoneSon12MCoalminerInveresk
Andrew JohnstoneSon10MScholarInveresk
Marion JohnstoneDaughter2FNewton

[3, 2]
TIB: Family Group Sheet prepared by Rebecca Ballard Cardon
with source of "F Scot 6, pt 1253" contains only Alexander King Johnston
as their child. They were sealed, but no marriage info was given.
IGI records show:
SEALING:11 JUL 1974 OK batch 7335302
SEALING:15 MAR 1985 OK
(marriages sometimes recorded in both parishes of the husband and wife when
different, and frequently showed different dates.)
Listed on census taken 30 March 1851 under household #55 in Cowpits, a
village (pop. 116) 1 1/2 miles south of Musselburgh.
His age is given as 46, born in "Inveresk, Edin.", and occupation of
coalminer.
Children:
9i.AGNES3 JOHNSTONE, b. about 1824 in Dalkeith, Midlothian[3].
Listed on census taken 30 March 1851 as 26 years old, born in Dalkeith, Edin.
10ii.JAMES JOHNSTONE, b. on 9 July 1827 in Newton Parish; d. before 4 March 1839.
Newton Parish Register:
9 Jul 1827
"John Johnstone, Collier Claybarus and Marion King had their lawful Child a Son
born the 9th July and baptised the 3rd Aug. next, named James"
11iii.JOHN JOHNSTON, b. about 1830 in Newton, Midlothian[3].
Could not find an entry for him in the Newton Parish Register.
Listed on census taken 30 March 1851 as a Coalminer, 20 years old, born in
Newton.
Emigrated to America in the 1850s and settled near Massilon, Ohio, where he and Andrew found work in the coal mines.[12]
12iv.WILLIAM JOHNSTON, b. on 23 Aug. 1831 in Newton[3].
Newton Parish Register:
23 Aug 1831
"John Johnston, Collier, Claybarus & Marion King had their lawful child, a son
born 23rd August and baptised the 18th September, named William"
Listed on census taken 30 March 1851 as a coalminer, 19 years old, born in
Newton.
13v.CATHERINE HOOD JOHNSTON, b. on 11 Nov. 1833 in Newton Parish.
Not listed on census taken 30 March 1851 with the rest of the family.
She may have died or have already married by this time.
Newton Parish Register:
11 Nov 1833
"Catharine Hood, lawful Daughter of John Johnston, Collier, Claybarus, and
Marion King, was born on the 11th November 1833; and baptised on the 2nd Dec'r
next. Witnesses, Alexander King, & James Hood."
14vi.ALEXANDER KING JOHNSTON, b. on 1 Feb. 1835 in Prestonpans, East Lothian, Scotland[3].
Listed on census taken 30 March 1851 as a coalminer, 16 years old, born in
"Prestonpans, Hadd."
Listed on TIB Family Group Sheet as born in "Prestonpans, E.Loth,Scot"
+15vii.JAMES PAXTON JOHNSTON, bp. on 4 March 1839 in Inveresk Parish; m. ISABELLA _____, b. in Cockpen, Midlothian[4].
16viii.ANDREW JOHNSTON, bp. on 21 Feb. 1841 in Inveresk Parish.
IGI Batch: #7309901
Listed on census taken 30 March 1851 as a "Scholar", 10 years old, born in
Inveresk.
Emigrated to America in the 1850s and settled near Massilon, Ohio, where he and John found work in the coal mines.[12]
17ix.SANDY JOHNSTON, b. about 1840.
Not listed on census taken 30 March 1851. She may have died, or have
already married. No christening entry in Newton Parish before 1834.
Other parishes and dates have not yet been checked.
18x.REBECCA JOHNSTON, b. about 1840.
See notes for Sandy. The same applies to Rebecca.
+19xi.MARION A. JOHNSTON, b. in Jan. 1849[8] in Newton[4, 3]; d. on 27 Nov. 1921[11] in Leighton Twp., Allegan Co., Michigan, United States[11]; m. on 5 June 1867 in Clinton, Summit Co., Ohio, United States (EK-6) ISRAEL BECK, b. in Ohio[8] in Sept. 1843[8], d. in Leighton Twp.[1] on 16 Feb. 1906[1], son of (EK-1) George and Mary (SNYDER) BECK.

Generation Three

15. JAMES PAXTON3 JOHNSTON (John JOHNSTONE2, William1), son of (4) John2 and (XR-2) Marion (KING) JOHNSTONE, was born in Inveresk[4, 3], and was christened on 4 March 1839 in Inveresk Parish, and died between 7 April 1861 and 1948. He married ISABELLA _____, who was born in Cockpen[4].

From the 6 June 1841 census, in Inveresk Parish[2]:

NameAgeGender
John Johnstone36M
Marion Johnstone41F
Agnes Johnstone17F
Lucca Johnstone15
John Johnstone12M
William Johnstone15M
Alexander Johnstone6M
Andrew Johnstone4/12M
James Johnstone3M

From the 30 March 1851 census, in Cowpits[3]:

NameRelationshipMarriage ConditionAgeGenderOccupationBirthplace
John JohnstoneHeadM46MCoalminerInveresk
Marion JohnstoneWifeM51FInveresk
Agnes JohnstoneDaughter26FDalkeith
John JohnstoneSon21MCoalminerNewton
William JohnstoneSon19MCoalminerNewton
Alexander JohnstoneSon16MCoalminerPrestonpans, Hadd
James JohnstoneSon12MCoalminerInveresk
Andrew JohnstoneSon10MScholarInveresk
Marion JohnstoneDaughter2FNewton

From the 7 April 1861 census, in Cockpen[4]:

NameRelationshipMarriage ConditionAgeGenderOccupationBirthplace
James JohnstonHead23MCoal MinerInveresk, Midlothian
Isabella JohnstonWifeM24FCockpen, Midlothian
John JohnstonSonS1MCockpen, Midlothian
Marion A. JohnstonBoarderS12FSisterNewton, Midlothian

[4, 3, 2]
IGI Batch: #7309901
Listed on census taken 30 March 1851 as a coalminer, 12 years old, born in
Inveresk.
Child:
20i.JOHN4 JOHNSTON, b. about 1859 in Cockpen[4].
19. MARION A.3 JOHNSTON (John JOHNSTONE2, William1), daughter of (4) John2 and (XR-2) Marion (KING) JOHNSTONE, was born in Jan. 1849[8] in Newton[4, 3], was christened on 23 Jan. 1848 in Newton Parish, died on 27 Nov. 1921[11] in Leighton Twp.[11] and was buried in Irving Twp., Barry Co., Michigan[11]. She married in Clinton, on 5 June 1867, (EK-6) ISRAEL BECK, son of (EK-1) George and Mary (SNYDER) BECK, who was born in Sept. 1843[8] in Ohio[8], died on 16 Feb. 1906[1] in Leighton Twp.[1], and was buried on 18 Feb. 1906[1] in Irving Cemetery, Irving Twp.[1].

From the 30 March 1851 census, in Cowpits[3]:

NameRelationshipMarriage ConditionAgeGenderOccupationBirthplace
John JohnstoneHeadM46MCoalminerInveresk
Marion JohnstoneWifeM51FInveresk
Agnes JohnstoneDaughter26FDalkeith
John JohnstoneSon21MCoalminerNewton
William JohnstoneSon19MCoalminerNewton
Alexander JohnstoneSon16MCoalminerPrestonpans, Hadd
James JohnstoneSon12MCoalminerInveresk
Andrew JohnstoneSon10MScholarInveresk
Marion JohnstoneDaughter2FNewton

From the 7 April 1861 census, in Cockpen[4]:

NameRelationshipMarriage ConditionAgeGenderOccupationBirthplace
James JohnstonHead23MCoal MinerInveresk, Midlothian
Isabella JohnstonWifeM24FCockpen, Midlothian
John JohnstonSonS1MCockpen, Midlothian
Marion A. JohnstonBoarderS12FSisterNewton, Midlothian

From the 1 June 1870 census, in Norton Twp., Summit Co.[5]:

NameAgeGenderOccupationBirthplace
Beck, Israel26MStone masonOH
Mary21FKeeping houseScotland
John C.2MOH
Clara1/12FOhio

From the 1 June 1880 census, in Irving Twp.[6]:

NameGenderAgeRelationshipMarital StatusOccupationBirthplaceFather's BirthplaceMother's Birthplace
Beck, IsraelM36MFarmerOHOH
Mary A.F31WifeMKeeping houseScotlandScotlandScotland
CharlesM12SonSAt schoolOHOHScotland
ClaraF10DaughterSAt schoolOHOHScotland
HenryM8SonSOHOHScotland
EmmaF3DaughterSOHOHScotland
ThomasM1SonSMIOHScotland
MaryF64MotherWAt homeOHPAPA

From the 1 June 1900 census, in Leighton Twp.[8]:

Dwelling #Family #NameRelationshipColorGenderBirth month and yearAgeMarital StatusYears of MarriageNumber of ChildrenChildren LivingBirthplaceFather's BirthplaceMother's BirthplaceImmigration YearYears in USOccupationMonths UnemployedAttended School Within the YearCan ReadCan WriteCan Speak EnglishHome Owned or RentedHome Owned Free or MortgagedFarm or House# of Farm Schedule
5858Beck, IsraelHeadWMSEP 184356M33OHPAOHFarmer0yesyesyesOMF56
Beck, Mary A.wifeWFJAN 184951M33119ScotlandScotlandScotland186535yesyesyes
Beck, Ora E.daughterWFSEP 188118SMIOHScotlandSchool Teaching4yesyesyes
Beck, Mary A.daughterWFMAR 188416SMIOHScotlandAt School10yesyesyes
Beck, George W.sonWMNOV 188613SMIOHScotlandAt School6yesyesyes
Beck, Grace E.daughterWFSEP 188811SMIOHScotlandAt School8yesyesyes

From the 1 Jan. 1920 census, in Leighton Twp.[9]:

Dwelling #Family #NameRelationshipHome Owned or RentedHome Owned Free or MortgagedGenderColorAgeMarital StatusImmigration YearNaturalizationNaturalization YearAttended School Within the YearCan ReadCan WriteBirthplaceMother TongueFather's BirthplaceFather's Mother TongueMother's BirthplaceMother's Mother TongueCan Speak EnglishOccupation|OccupationOccupation|IndustryEmployer, Employee, or Own Account# of Farm Schedule
9192Smith, RobertHeadOMMW39MyesyesMIPAScotlandScotchyesFarmerGeneral farmEm86
Smith, MarrywifeFW35MyesyesMIPAScotlandScotchyesnone
Smith, JohnsonMW10SMIMIMInone
Smith, Robert Jr.sonMW8SyesyesyesMIMIMIyesnone
Smith, LeoradaughterFW7SyesyesyesMIMIMIyesnone
Smith, LilahdaughterFW5SyesyesyesMIMIMInone
Smith, EdwardsonMW3 11/12SMIMIMInone
Smith, MarionBoarderW18SyesyesMIMIOHyesTeacherPublic SchoolW
Beck, MarryBoarderFW70Wd1860Na1873yesyesScotlandScotchScotlandScotchScotlandScotchyesnone
Heath, WilliamBoarderW64SyesyesMIMIMIyesFarmerLaborerW

[9, 8, 4, 6, 5, 3, 11, 7, 10]
NAME: also spelled "Marian", ("Mary")
Listed on census taken 30 March 1851 as 3 years old, born in Newton.
Children: See (EK-6) Israel BECK



1. State of Michigan, Death Certificate, no. 3 (16 February 1906), Isral Beck; digital image, Seeking Michigan (http://seekingmichigan.org/ : accessed 1 December 2011).
2. 1841 Scotland Census, Inveresk Parish, Midlothian; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
3. 1851 Scotland Census, Cowpits, Inveresk Parish, Midlothian; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
4. 1861 Scotland Census, Cockpen, Midlothian; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
5. 1870 United States Federal Census, Norton Twp., Summit Co., Ohio; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
6. 1880 United States Federal Census, Irving Twp., Barry Co., Michigan; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
7. 1900 United States Federal Census, Leighton Twp., Allegan Co., Michigan; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
8. Ibid., 3A, dwelling 58, family 58.
9. 1920 United States Federal Census, Leighton Twp., Allegan Co., Michigan, 5A; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
10. International Genealogical Index, CD-ROM database (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1997).
11. Ora German and Lila Smith Thaler, History of the Israel and Mary Beck Family, 1812-1956 (No place: No publisher, 1956).
12. Ibid., 6.
13. "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1771030 : accessed 23 Nov 2014).
14. Ibid., Isabella Armstrong Johnston, 17 Oct 1812.
15. Ibid., Lucreatia Paxton.
16. Ibid., Thomas Johnston.
17. Ibid., entry for Lucretias Johnston, 19 Jul 1819.
18. "Scotland, Select Marriages, 1561-1910," index, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60144 : accessed 23 November 2014), William Johnston and Lucy Paxton.