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James P. Johnston
Male 1831 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Birth  11 Sep 1831  , Dumfrieshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Immigration  1855  , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Elected Office  1861  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    councillor of Hespeler 
    Occupation  1861  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Blacksmith 
    Religion  1861  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Free Church 
    Occupation  1871  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Blacksmith 
    Elected Office  1875  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    councillor of Hespeler 
    Occupation  1881  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Blacksmith 
    Retired  1901  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-116825 
    Died  Yes, date unknown 
    Buried  New Hope Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I116825  Generations
    Last Modified  14 Aug 2017 

    Father  Johnston,   b. Abt 1800, Of, Dumfrieshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F21515  Group Sheet

    Family  Jane C. Sipes,   b. CALC 13 Aug 1835, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1888, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Johnston,   b. 1856, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Annie Johnson,   b. 18 Jun 1861, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. James W. Johnston,   b. 1864, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Harvey E. Johnston,   b. 26 Mar 1869, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Robert Johnston,   b. 1873, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F29781  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Johnson, James T., general blacksmith and wagon maker. Settled here, 1855, after a residence in the States of 14 years. Is Councillor of village, which office he has held ten years.1a

      1aIllustrated Atlas of the County of Waterloo, H. Parsel & Co., Toronto - 1881 (Village of New Hespeler entries)

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      After Hunter moved into his new shop, then a one-storey building, which we know as "Saults" Blacksmith Shop, James P. Johnston set up business in his own place and carried on till at least 1882 and I believe much longer.1a

      1aLe Rue De Commerce, Other Times Other Customs Other Days Other Ways, Winfield Brewster 1954

  • Sources 
    1. [S143] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1901, Hespeler (Village) D-2 Page 8.

    2. [S508] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1871, Page 6.

    3. [S299] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1881, Page 10.

    4. [S1837] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1861, Div. 1 Page 8.

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 11 Sep 1831 - , Dumfrieshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1855 - , Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - councillor of Hespeler - 1861 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith - 1861 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Free Church - 1861 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith - 1871 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - councillor of Hespeler - 1875 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith - 1881 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1901 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Hope Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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