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and Christina Heughan (ca 1803 - 22 Feb 1875)

Third Immigrant Generation
Entry last updated 10 Feb 2008

24. Florence Johnston. Daughter of Christopher Johnston & Agnes "Nancy" Bell. Born 1 Sep 1881 in Harvey. Died 19 Jan 1922 in McAdam, York Co., NB . Buried in Rockland Cemetery, McAdam.

    Copied from newspaper obituary - 1922:

    Mrs James McCann

    McAdam, Jan. 20 -- The death occurred yesterday afternoon of Mrs James McCann, after a lingering illness, aged 40 years.   Deceased was a daughter of the late Christopher Johnston, of Manners Sutton, and is survived by her husband and two daughters, Orie and Ruth, also one sister, Mrs George Embleton and three brothers, Thomas Johnston of McAdam, and Luke and Albert, of Manners Sutton.

    Mrs McCann was a quiet, unassuming person and respected by all who knew her.   The funeral will be held from her late home Saturday afternoon and conducted by Rev. Mr Hatfield, interment at Rockland Cemetery.   The bereaved family have the sympathy of the entire community.


    She married James McCann, son of Bernard McCann & Agnes Lister, 12 Jul 1910 in York Co., NB. Born 15 May 1874 in Harvey. Christen in Harvey Presbyterian Church Records. Died 6 Jun 1948 in York Co., NB . Buried in Rockland Cemetery, McAdam.

    James McCann was first married to Grace Johnston, sister of Florence.