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James Johnston

James Johnston

Male 1863 - 1915  (51 years)

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  • Name James Johnston 
    Born 9 Nov 1863  Graemsay Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Aug 1915  Garrick's Buildings, Stromness Gravestone Gravestone, Stromness Kirkyard B Grave B7 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I996  My Relatives
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 

    Father James Johnston,   b. 25 Jan 1835,   d. 9 Mar 1912  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Barbara Smith,   b. 22 Aug 1839, Christening: 15 SEP 1839 Orphir, Orkney, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1884, Crooks House, Graemsay Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 11 Nov 1862  Island of Cava, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F320  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jean Helen Alexander,   b. 1862, Birsay Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1938, Balfour Hospital, Kirkwall, Gravestone, Stromness Kirkyard B Grave B7 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 14 Jan 1887  Birsay Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Magaret Ann Johnston,   b. 11 Apr 1887, Birsay c Graemsay 4/12/1888 Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mentioned on Gravestone, Stromness Kirkyard B Grave B7 Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. James Johnston,   b. 31 Dec 1888, c Graemsay 23/4/1889 Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1942, Stromness Kirkyard C Grave C484 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)  [natural]
     3. John Isaac Johnston,   b. 22 Jun 1890, c Graemsay 21/7/1890 Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1979, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [natural]
     4. Mary Jane Johnston,   b. 1892, Graemsay Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mentioned on Gravestone, Stromness Kirkyard B Grave B7 Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Dan Edward Johnston,   b. 1894, Graemsay Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mentioned on Gravestone, Stromness Kirkyard B Grave B7 Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Alexander William Johnston,   b. 23 Sep 1895, c Graemsay 22/3/1896 Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1947, Bellwood, Illinois, USA buried Chicago Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)  [natural]
     7. Elizabeth Johnston,   b. 19 Nov 1897, c Graemsay 3/7/1898 Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mentioned on Gravestone, Stromness Kirkyard B Grave B7 Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. Ebenezer Johnston,   b. 4 Jan 1900, c 8/7/1900 Graemsay Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1971, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
     9. Catherine Johnston,   b. 16 Nov 1901, c Graemsay 6/7/1902 Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mentioned on Gravestone, Stromness Kirkyard B Grave B7 Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     10. Arthur Linsay Johnstone,   b. 9 Jun 1903, Crookshouse, Graemsay, Orkney c 1/5/1904 Graemsay Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1994, Lancaster, Los Angeles, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)  [natural]
     11. Jessie Johnston,   b. 5 Oct 1905, c 3/12/1905 Graemsay Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mentioned on Gravestone, Stromness Kirkyard B Grave B7 Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     12. William Johnston,   b. Abt 1890,   d. Mentioned on Gravestone, Stromness Kirkyard B Grave B7 Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F573  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Fisherman 1881 Farmer Crookshouse 1888
      at 1901 census at Crooks, Graemsay a Fisherman
      at 1911 census at Garriocks Buildings, Stromness a Fisherman
      Crewed the Lifeboat
      A Lobster Fisherman
      Known as "The Meanest Man in Orkney"