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Johnston from East Lothian 1811.

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  • Tricia
    Grizel JOHNSTON daughter of James Johnston and Jean(Jane) Bird. b1782 East Lothian Scotland. This is not so far connected to my Scottish Line but found
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      Grizel JOHNSTON daughter of James Johnston and Jean(Jane) Bird.
      b1782 East Lothian Scotland. This is not so far connected to my Scottish Line but found during research.
      NOTES:
      Grizel JOHNSTON aged 16 apparently was residing at Port Seton, parish of Tranent, East Lothian, when she stole some washing from a house by breaking a window. Items stolen include children's clothes, a muslin gown a petticoat, another gown, a shawl, an apron, two pairs of stockings & several nightcaps. She declared she was innocent but was found in Edinburgh with some of the goods. It was her second offence.
      1808, 27th Dec, convicted and ordered to be transported for seven years to Australia.
      c1811, gives birth at sea to a son, John, by John EDDINGTON.
      1811, 10th Oct, arrived in Australia on the ship "Friends".
      c1812, recd. as wife of John McFARLANE.
      1814, recd as Grizel JOHNSTON, wife of constable.
      c1822, recd, as wife William WATSON.
      1835-25 General Convict Muster recds: Friends, 1811, 7 years, wife William WATSON, shoemaker at Windsor.
      1828 NSW Census recds.
      5 Clarence St., Sydney, NSW, Australia.
      William WATSON, 34., shoemaker.
      Grace 42, fish woman.
      Jane, 13
      Daniel, 11.
      Mary 5,
      Martha G. 3.
      DEATH 1843, 15th May, buried under the name Grace WATSON.
      Currently no recd. of marriages found.


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      Grizel JOHNSTON Spouse Name: John McFARLANE
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      Birth: 11 6 1782 Cockenzie, Tranent, East Lothian
      Christen: 17 6 1782 Cockenzie, Tranent, East Lothian.
      Death: 5 1843 New South Wales, Australia
      Burial: 15 5 1843 New South Wales, Australia
      Occupation: Fish woman.
      Father: James JOHNSTON (1741-)
      Mother: Jean BIRD
      Other Spouses: John EDDINGTON(Married!!! Perhaps not)
      William WATSON

      Children:
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      1 F: Jane McFARLANE
      Birth: 1813 New South Wales, Australia
      Spouse: Patrick BOYD
      Marriage: 3 10 1842 New South Wales, Australia
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      2 M: Daniel McFARLANE
      Birth: c1815 New South Wales, Australia
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      3 M: Thomas McFARLANE
      Birth: 10 10 1817 New South Wales, Australia1
      Christen: 14 10 1817 New South Wales, Australia
      Religion: Church of England
      1. OPR Births & Baptisms
      No.4275 Vol: 1B
      Thomas MACFARLANE
      b.1817, 10th Oct.
      bap.1817, 14th Oct.
      reg.St. P., Sydney, NSW, AUS.
      f.John MACFARLANE.
      m.Grace MACFARLANE.
      rel.Church of England.
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      There are two known children to William Watson(b Aberdeenshire) & Grizel:
      Daughters Mary and Martha

      I have contact with someone in both MacFarlane and Watson line if anyone can add anything or does anyone have other East Lothian Scotland Johnstons.

      Tricia
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