John Johnston


Born July 1, 1762 in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut.


Died October 25, 1832     


Married Sarah Bemis (1736-1810)


Their Children:  Abigail Harris (1770 – 1806)


                   Albert Sidney Johnston (1803-1862)





Albert Sidney Johnston (Jonston):


Born 1803,


Marriage 1829 to Henrietta Preston


Marriage 1943 to Eliza Croghan Griffen , still with him in 1860 US Census  Eliza was born December 26, 1821 in Fincastle, Botetourt, Virinia.  She died September 25, 1896 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California


Residence was Louisville Ward #7, Jefferson County, Kentucky in 1860 US Census.

Children shown in the 1860 US Census (surname spelled Jonston)

  Son:  A. S. Jonston, age 15, thus born about 1845

  Son:   Hancock Johston, age 12, thus born about 1848

  Daughter:  Margrett Jonston, age 8, thus born about 1852

  Son:  Griffin Jonston, age 3, thus born about 1857.


In the Census, age is given on the day of the Census.   So, extracting the year of birth is affected without knowing the birth date, whether that age had occurred yet on the day of the 1860 Census or would advance a year when it occurred later in the year.





Albert Sidney Johnston  


Born April 8, 1845 in Shelby, Kentucky.  He died April 27, 1863 in San Pedro, Los Angeles County, California. 



Here are some documentations:


  US Census 1860


    Civil War Report #1


   Civil War Report #2



Marriage #1

Marriage #2


Family Trees