Joseph Kerr JOHNSTON, ,later Johnson

Male Abt 1807 - 1894  (~ 87 years)


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  • Name Joseph Kerr JOHNSTON 
    Suffix ,later Johnson 
    Born Abt 1807  Dungannon, County Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Mar 1894  PelhamManor, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried the family plot, Woodlawn Cemetery, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I16458  Kirkpatrick Family
    Last Modified 14 Feb 2024 

    Father David JOHNSTON,   d. Abt 1818, Castle Caulfield, Dungannon, County Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Margaret KERR,   b. Abt 1769, Ballygoney, County Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1841, Coshocton, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married
    • After Davids death Margaret and the children moved to Baltimore,Maryland,and lived there for two years ,before moving to Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania,to be near her brothers. The three sons dropped the letter t from their surnames after arrival in the USA ,due to confusion in the mail service,due to several Johnston families living in Coshocton, Ohio, USA.
    Family ID F6867  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Susan HUMRICKHOUSE,   b. 1814, Hagerstown, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1890, PelhamManor, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 4 Nov 1834  Coshocton, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. David M. JOHNSON,   b. 5 Sep 1837, Coshocton, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Joseph Kerr JOHNSON,   b. 1840, Coshocton, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1841, Coshocton, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     3. John Humrickhouse JOHNSON,   b. 18 Dec 1842, Coshocton, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Margaret Renfrew JOHNSON,   b. 3 Dec 1844, Coshocton, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1878, Coshocton, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     5. Mary Elizabeth JOHNSON,   b. 21 Dec 1846, Coshocton, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1857, Coshocton, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
     6. George Augustus JOHNSON,   b. Abt 1850, Coshocton, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1851, Coshocton, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F6871  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joseph was being prepared for a life in the religious ministry ,but when his mother married Mr. Renfrew,he became involved in the mercantile industry with his step father,wher he remained until he retired to New York in 1872.When the Huguenot Memorial Church was established in Pelham Manor in 1876,he was it's first elder.


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