Johnstone, William

Birth Name Johnstone, William
Gender male
Age at Death 52 years, 10 months, 20 days

Narrative

PEI Births database lists William Johnstone, born to David (miller) and his wife Jeanette MacMurdock, Lot 19, 12 Feb 1824.

There was a David Johnston, son of William and Catherine, who died December 1870 at the age of 21 in the New London Protestant Cemetery - possibly a son of this couple.

Jane Johnstone Whitehead's parents were William and Catherine Johnston, who were buried in New London cemetery - Catherine died at age 41 or 44 in 1873.

Undocumented family tree says that other children were Angus, Christiana, John, William...Unfortunately, there were no records for this family in the PEI Baptismal Index.

The entry for William Johnstone, sea captian, in lot 21 in the 1861 census was for a household of 9. All were Presbyterian, and all born on the Island.

In addition to the married couple in the 21-45 age category there were:
2 boys and 1 girl under age 5 (Janet, maybe William?)
2 boys, and 2 girls, between 5-15 (David, age 12, Jane, age 11, and probably John

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth February 12, 1824 Long River, Lot 20, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada    
Death 1877 Prince Edward Island, Canada    

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Johnstone, David1787October 21, 1870
Mother McMurdo, Jannet1806May 22, 1890
         Johnstone, William February 12, 1824 1877
    Sister     Johnstone, Catherine Kitty 1826 January 27, 1895
    Brother     Johnstone, James 1828 May 1898
    Sister     Johnstone, Isabelle 1829 September 20, 1884
    Sister     Johnstone, Jane 1835 April 11, 1881
    Sister     Johnstone, Mary Ann February 22, 1836 March 13, 1915
    Brother     Johnstone, Archibald July 1838 about 1920
    Brother     Johnstone, David 1840 1884
    Sister     Johnstone, Barbara Ann 1845 1916
    Brother     Johnstone, John 1847 October 3, 1874

Families

Family of Johnstone, William and McKay, Catherine Douglas

Married Wife McKay, Catherine Douglas ( * about 1832 + July 31, 1873 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage February 15, 1849 Prince Edward Island, Canada    
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Johnstone, David1849December 14, 1870
Johnstone, Johnabout 18501880
Johnstone, JaneMarch 28, 1852May 26, 1925
Johnstone, Christy1855June 6, 1899
Johnstone, Janet1857December 15, 1900
Johnstone, James AndrewOctober 20, 1863March 3, 1937
Johnstone, AngusOctober 1866May 25, 1933
Johnstone, Archibald McMurdoOctober 1868March 12, 1931

Attributes

Type Value Notes Sources
Merged Gramps ID I5167