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RE: [JohnstonAustralia] Re: Two JOHNSTON lines in Tasmania

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  • Lorna & Brian Jones
    Thanks for your reply Nancy.
    Message 1 of 6 , May 28, 2006
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      Thanks for your reply Nancy.

      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: JohnstonAustralia@yahoogroups.com
      > [mailto:JohnstonAustralia@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Nancy Gibb
      > Sent: Monday, 29 May 2006 9:43 AM
      > To: JohnstonAustralia@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [JohnstonAustralia] Re: Two JOHNSTON lines in Tasmania
      >
      >
      > Hi Lorna,
      >
      > Archibald Dalgleish JOHNSTONE and his wife Agnes WEBSTER had
      > a son John JOHNSTONE B. 23 June 1848 in Hobart. Nothing
      > further is known about him.
      >
      > Thomas (Tiger) JOHNSTONE and his wife Isabella had a son John
      > b. 27 Dec 1843 in Hobart, but he married Jane Rebecca
      > Reynolds. They had 3 daughters and 1 son, names unknown so far.
      >
      > Neither could be the father of your Sarah Eleanor born 1841
      > (!). They also had a brother John b. about 1803 in Scotland,
      > probably Fife. Nothing more is known about him so he probably
      > died young - he does not appear to have emigrated with his
      > brothers or cousins.
      >
      > Those are the only John JOHNSTONEs in my husband's line.
      >
      > The Tasmanian Archives site has very incomplete information -
      > but isn't it up to us to help them when we can? I think
      > citations need to be supplied with any new information.
      >
      > Nancy
      >
      >
      > >I have a line of JOHNSTONs in Hobart. My Sarah Eleanor was
      > born 1841
      > >and her parents were John and Maria(nee MATHER). I'm
      > wondering if my
      > >John could be the son of Archibald or Thomas. I know John was a
      > >coachbuilder in Hobart but I have no other information. Do you know
      > >anything about the descendents of Archie or Tom?
      >
      >
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