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Tag Archives: Johnston Family
“Something About Mary”!
Born in Londonderry to parents from Stranorlar and Lough Eske, Donegal… A Birth Notice published in the Derry Journal on 15 Mar 1876 stated; “Elvin – March 12, at the Middle-road, Derry, the wife of Mr. William Elvin of a … Continue reading
The Johnston’s of Ardnableask & the Elvin’s of Cashelnavean, Co. Donegal!
Jane Johnston – My 2nd Great Aunt or… Is She? A daughter, sister, wife and mother – Jane Johnston was born about 1854 in Lough Eske, Co. Donegal. Jane is one of six children born to John Johnston and Isabella … Continue reading
Reminiscing… Time was I used to walk away When wearied by the old folks’ chatter About some joy of yesterday To me, such memories didn’t matter I’d often heard the tales they told And I was living in the present … Continue reading
They Hailed from Where Exactly?
To Londonderry via Letterykenny & Glasgow My maternal 2nd great grandparents were John Chambers and Catherine Johnston. Their marriage was “Solemnized at Londonderry in the Parish of Templemore in Co. Derry” on 13 September 1870 in St. Columb’s Cathedral, indicating … Continue reading
From Catherine Chambers to Kate Bustard
From Londonderry to Tawnawully, Co. Donegal Catherine Chambers, who was born in Londonderry on the 15 Mar 1874; was my maternal great grand aunt. She was also a daughter, sister, wife and mother. Catherine was one of four children born … Continue reading