Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

James W. Johnston[1]

Male 1864 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name James W. Johnston 
    Born 1864  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1884  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Blacksmith 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-116851 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I116851  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father James Pagen Johnston,   b. 11 Sep 1831, , Dumfrieshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1902  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Jane C. Sipes,   b. CALC 13 Aug 1835, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1888, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Family ID F29781  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father James P. Johnston,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Jane,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F281801  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jennie Currie,   b. 1863, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F4527  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jennie Currie,   b. 1863, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 26 Mar 1884  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F281800  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • James W. Johnston learned the smithing trade with his father, James P. Johnston, and among his apprentices may be numbered his brother-in-law, Thomas Currie, who later went to Christie-Henderson down near the Brock Road.

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

  • Sources 
    1. [S2897] aaaVit - ON - Marriage Registration, 0011719-84.
      James W. Johnstone, 20, occ. Blacksmith, b. Hespeler, res. Same, son of James P. and Jane, mar. Jennie Currie, 20, b. Scotland, res. Hespeler, daughter of Robert and Margaret, Witness(s): Daniel Durrie and William Hortop, both of Hespeler, 26 March 1884 at Res of Bride's Parents, Hespeler

    2. [S508] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1871, Page 7.

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1864 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith - 1884 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Mar 1884 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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