History   Documents   Census Records    Genealogy    Maps    Gallery  Reunion 2007   Scrapbook Ship

Return to Settlers From the Western Borders Migration List

Johnston Family Page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 << 23 >> 24, 25, Index

Descendents of Unknown Johnston
and Christina Heughan (ca 1803 - 22 Feb 1875)

Third Immigrant Generation
Entry last updated 10 Feb 2008


23. John Albert "Ab" Johnston. Son of Christopher Johnston & Agnes "Nancy" Bell. Born 11 Jul 1879 in Harvey. Died 9 Dec 1949 in Victoria Public Hospital, Fredericton. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Farmer.

    Copied from newspaper obituary --

    Buried at Harvey

    The death of J. Albert Johnston occurred at Victoria Public Hospital on Friday, Dec 9th after a short illness.   Deceased was in his seventieth year.   He is survived by his wife and one grandson; several nieces and nephews.   An only daughter predeceased him thirteen years ago.

    The funeral was held from the home on Monday afternoon at two o'clock.   The services were conducted by the Rev. A. H Sproule of the Knox Presbyterian Church.   There were a great number of floral tributes and a great many attended the funeral   The choir under the direction of the church organist rendered favorite hymns of the deceased.   The bearers were six nephews, Ward, Allan, Earl and Urban Embleton; James and Gordon Johnston.   Interment was made in the Harvey Cemetery.

    He married Ellen Bell "Nellie" Wilson, daughter of Alexander Wilson & Isabelle "Belle" Bell, 13 Jul 1910 in York Co., NB. Born 28 Oct 1881 in Harvey. Died 27 May 1964 in Harvey Community Hospital. Buried 29 May 1964 in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.

    Nellie died 27 May 1964, age 82 yr 6 mo 29 days, at Harvey Hospital.

    Copied from newspaper obituary --

    Mrs A. Johnston Paid Last Tribute

    Harvey -- The funeral of Mrs Albert (Nellie) Johnston whose death occurred at the Harvey Community Hospital was held from her residence in Harvey Station.   She was in her 83rd year.

    Pallbearers were:   Albert Embleton, Allan Embleton, Heber Little and Arden Wilson.

    Surviving are a brother, Levi; a sister Sarah, both of Harvey Station; a grandson, Phillip Herron, Sussex; a great granddaughter; and several nephews and nieces.

    Interment was in the Harvey Station Cemetery.

    They had the following children:

  73   i.   Sarah Lillian Johnston