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

Major Johnston

Male 1849 - 1908  (59 years)


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  • Name Major Johnston 
    Born 15 Jan 1849  Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Church of England 
    Residence 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Wool Manufacturer 
    Residence 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Wesleyan Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-245339P 
    Died 7 Jul 1908  Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Pinehill Cemetery, Pinehill, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I245339  Generations
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2022 

    Father James Johnston,   b. 1817, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1892, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Mary Matilda "Matilda" Brown,   b. 1824, , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1888  (Age 64 years) 
    Family ID F227325  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 3 Page 37.

    2. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div. 1 Pg. 8.

    3. [S560] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Pinehill Cemetery CC#4549 Cemetery Internet Link.
      [broken stone] aged / 58 years / Dearest brother thou hast left us / Here thy loss we deeply feel / but tis God that hath [bereft us] / He can all our sorrows heal / [This is probably Major Johnston's stone. A transcription of it made several years ago by Mrs Eileen Whitehead of Woodstock reads: Our brother / In memory of / Major Johnston / died / in Zurick, Ont / July 7, 1908 / aged / 58 years /]

    4. [S844] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1861, Sect. 6 Page 34.

    5. [S101] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Wesleyan Methodist Baptismal Register - transcript of cards, Kitchener Public Library.
      Major Johnston b. 15 Jan 1849 Wilmot Baptised 07 Aug 1853 Wilmot Child Of James Johnston & Matilda Johnston Residence: Wilmot Volume 2 Page 764 Minister Rev. John Williams

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Jan 1849 - Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Church of England - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - W - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Wool Manufacturer - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Wesleyan Methodist - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jul 1908 - Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Pinehill Cemetery, Pinehill, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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