JOHNSTON:

Hugh Johnston
, born 4 Jan 1756 at Morayshire, Scotland, the son of William and Isabel (Hepburn) Johnston, died 29 Nov 1829 at Saint John, NB. He married (1st) in Scotland, Ann Gilzean of Thornhill, Elgin, Scotland, born 17 Dec 1761, died 4 Feb 1805. They came to NB in 1786 and settled at Saint John.

children of first wife:
1) John R. Johnston b. 9 Nov 1779, died unmarried 1799 at Kingston, Jamaica
2) William Johnston born 3 Jul 1781, d. 1800 at Grenada Bay
3) Charles Johnston born 8 Apr 1783, d. 27 Apr 1808 at Kingston, Jamaica
4) James Johnston born 8 Sep 1786, d. 3 Feb 1815 at Maugerville, NB
5) Hugh Johnston Jr. b. 3 Apr 1790 near Gagetown, NB, d. 13 Apr 1850, m. (1st) 15 Jun 1822 at Lincoln, NB, Elizabeth Murray Bliss d/o John Murray Bliss, married (2nd) 30 Apr 1828 at Saint John, NB, Harriet Maria Millidge b. 30 Apr 1804, d. 1 Sep 1881, d/o Thomas Millidge
6) Alexander Johnston born 5 Sep 1792, d. 2 Feb 1824, m. Miss Bailey
7) William Robert Johnston b. 17 Feb 1795, died 15 Jan 1819
8) Ann Johnston b. 11 Aug 1800, died 1881 at Douglas, Isle of Mann, m. Humphrey Henry Carmichael of Isle of Mann.


He married (2nd), 1806, Margaret Thorburn born 21 Jul 1782, the daughter of James Thorburn of Banffshire, Scotland.

children of second wife:
9) Barbara Johnston b. 12 Sep 1807, m. Sir Charles Levigge of West Meath, Ireland
10) John Johnston b. 9 Mar 1809, d. 29 Apr 1858, m. Eliza Anderson
11) Charles Johnston born 2 Oct 1811, d. 4 May 1858, married Mary Hendricks of Saint John: no children
12) Isabella T. Johnston born 19 Jan 1815, m. 21 Apr 1836 Robert Young of Elgin, Scotland
13) Margaret Johnston b. 21 Jun 1818, m. Robert Wilson of Durnhouse, Banffshire, Scotland
14) James Johnston born 20 Feb 1823, d. 9 Apr 1823.


PANB: MC1156 Graves Papers: Hugh Johnston, 4 pages.
See PANB:MC1286 Volume VI Dictionary of Canadian Biography, 354-356
See also PANB:MC1286 Volume VII DCB, pages 444-445
See PANB:MC80/338 I. Allen Jack’s Biographical Review, pages 435-436.
 
 


James Johnston born 1759 in Ireland, died 23 Jan 1855. He married Catherine – , born 1765 in Ireland, died 13 Apr 1840. This family came to NB and settled in Douglas, York County.
The only child mentioned was Catherine Johnston born c1794, d. 16 May 1811.

PANB:MC80/132 Lillian M.B. Maxwell’s The old grave-yard, page 98.