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Benjamin Johnson, Henry Johnson, Robert Johnson, William Johnson,
John Johnston, Easton Johnstone, John (Glass) Johnstone, William Francis Johnstone,


Benjamin Johnson

Benjamin Johnson 1833 - 1869 #2221 aged 36 from York, came c1854 with Hannah Dunkley and lived at Thomastown,
Hannah Johnson nee Dunkley wed 1874 #4671 to Daniel Diffey and lived at Tarrawinge
6 Children 1. Stephen Dunkley Johnson 1855 #160
2. William George Johnson 1856 #12087
3. Martha Matilda Johnson 1857 #9908
4. Mary Ann M Johnson 1860 #1999
5. Sam Chas Peach Johnson 1862 #16626
6. Catherine Alice Johnson 1864 #6020
4 Children 7. Amos John Diffey 1875 #26242
8. Dan Alexr Diffey 1880 #5389
9. Arthur William Diffey 1882 #5840
6. Catherine Alice Johnson 1864 #6020 wed 1883 #2249 to James Thomas Olver 1860 #6847

Easton Johnstone

Mr Johnstone aged 40 and Easton Johnstone aged 16 came Jan 1856 on the Medway
Easton Johnstone c1840 wed 1865 #3272 to Eliza Lavina Prigg and lived at Colac
10 Children 1. Anna Lavina Johnstone 1863 #21382
2. Minnie Mabel Easton Johnstone 1867 #1375 - 1867 #5599 lived 19 weeks
3. Ethel Easton Johnstone 1868 #8230
4. Walter John Walpole Johnstone 1873 #1418 - 1873 #3566 lived 5 months
5. Elizabeth Easton Johnstone 1873 - 1874 #7282 lived 7 months
6. Edgar William Johnstone 1875 #21877
7. Mabel Easton Johnstone 1877 #7854
8. Horace Claud Johnstone 1879 #8160
9. Ruby Septima Johnstone 1880 #21506
10. Muriel Emiline Johnstone 1882 #1596
3. Ethel Easton Johnstone 1868 #8230 wed 1886 #3572V to Albert Hearn

Henry Johnson

Henry Johnson wed 1855 #504 to Catherine Leonard and lived at Kilmore,
8 Children 1. Mary Johnson 1857 #16316 - 1858 #6724 lived 10 months
2. Caroline Bayse Johnson 1860 #5426
3. Margaret Johnson 1861 #21988
4. Henry Johnson 1865 #2959 - 1865 #1364 lived 5 months
5. Mary Johnson 1866 #2861
6. Henry Johnson 1868 #17126 - 1869 #1568 lived 7 months
7. John Johnson 1874 #3140
8. Henery Patrick Johnson 1878 #6216
3. Margaret Johnson1867 - 1915 #1482 aged 48 wed 1900 to James John Challis

John Johnston

John Johnston wed 1865 #4491 to Bridget Doyle and lived at Emerald, Sunbury then at Seymour
6 Children 1. Margaret Jane Johnston 1862 #8062
2. Mary Ellen Johnston 1864 #2158
3. George Johnston 1865 #15149
4. William Johnston 1868 #19988
5. John Johnston 1871 #26337
6. James Johnston 1881 #26178 lived 9 months
2. Mary Ellen Johnston 1864 - 1893 #14765 aged 29, died at Kyabram leaving 2 Children, wed 1889 #5147 to David Edis, whose third wife also died in child birth

John (Glass) Johnstone


From on Wednesday, 19 January, 2011
JOHNSTONE, John G., b. Isle of Bute; arr.1853 in Geelong, AUS & set up business as saddler; married & moved to Colac 1867 with young chn; he retired 1889; his eldest son, John Glass, trained as tanner but became auctioneer in 1883; his third son, Charles Huie, also trained in saddlery but became Secretary & Commission Agent. {Forest, Lake & Plain}


Margaret Nicol 20 came Nov 1855 on the Lightning also Mrs Nicol aged 48
Margaret Nicol 25 came Jan 1855 on the Seringapatam only one
Margaret Nicol 24 came Jun 1854 on the Glen Roy with Thomas Nichol aged 55

John (Glass) Johnstone wed (about April) 1856 #2774 to Margaret Nicol in Geelong then moved to Colac
8 children  1. John Glass Johnstone 1857 #6532
2. Thomas William Johnstone 1858 #17671
3. Margaret Mary Johnstone 1861 #2915
4. Janet Hood Johnstone 1863 #8164
5. Charley Sach Huie Johnstone 1866 #8411 - 1949 #18281 aged 83 died at Colac
6. Elizabeth Johnstone 1868 #22382
7. James Bruce Johnstone 1870 #22175 lived 6 years 8. Rachael Johnstone 1875 - 1954 #23199 aged 81 died at Drum?
1. John Glass Johnstone 1857 #6532 - 1931 #13568 aged 74, wed 1882 #2402 to Jane Thomson Wilson - 1934 #16044 aged 77, dau of Margaret Lang and Andrew Wilson, and lived at Colac
6 children  1. John Andrew Johnstone 1883 #8120 - 1892 1326 lived 8 years
2. Maggie Isabel Johnstone 1885 #1681
3. Mary Elsie Johnstone 1887 #18487
4. James Thompson Johnstone 1889 30002
5. Muriel Jean Johnstone 1892 2776
6. Doris Eliza Johnstone 1894 19551
2. Thomas William Johnstone 1858 #17671 - 1931 #13652 aged 73 died at Cowes, wed 1886 #6425 to Amy Frances Benallack 1859 - 1923 widow of William Andrew MacIntyre 1857 - 1885, with 4 children, and lived at Colac
6 children 1. Mary Midred Johnstone 1887 #27308 at Colac
2. Ila Margt Johnstone 1889 2222
3. Francis Stephen Johnstone 1890 21638
4. John Nichol Johnstone 1892 31418
5. Arthur Stanley Johnstone 1895 28323
6. Flor Isabel Johnstone 1897 18210
3. Margaret Mary Johnstone 1861 #2915 - 1941 #539 aged 79 with surname Dunoon, wed 1885 2766 to William Dunorn 1858 #17744 - 1941 #1565 aged 82, son of Mary Miller and Donald Dunoon This surname does not occur again, till the death is recorded of Harriet Ann Dunorn, 1921 #13591 aged 74, dau of Jane Pike and George Gaylord, died at Colac.
4. Janet Hood Johnstone 1863 #8164 - 1937 #17925 aged 74, wed 1896 #2889 to Walter Luke Taylor 1868 #15173 son of Mary Ann Murphy and Walter Taylor and lived at Colac
2 Children 1. Dorothy Jean Taylor 1898 2347
2. Jessie Nicol Taylor 1899 17570 - 1967 #24613 aged 68 wed Chapman
6. Elizabeth Johnstone 1868 #22382 - 1953 #14334 aged 85, wed 1899 #919 to Andrew Manson Dundon 1864 #20801 - 1949 #4465 aged 84 son of Mary Miller and Donald Dunoon
2 Children 1. Madge Elizabeth Dunoon 1900 2297 - 1974 #16094 aged 74 did not marry
2. William Andrew Dunoon 1905 - 1964 #13600 aged 59

Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson came c1881 with Pauline Amelia Uhlhorne and lived at Dandenong then at Oakleigh
3 Children 1. Henrietta Amelia Johnson 1882 #8511
2. Elizabeth Maud Johnson 1884 #1918
3. Robert James Johnson 1885 #12415
1. Netta Audia Johnson (Henrietta Amelia Johnson) 1882 #8511 - 1957 #1927 aged 75, wed 1903 #5881 to James Herbt Moule 1880 - 1930 #11376 aged 50 and lived at Malvern, 3 Children

William Francis Johnstone

William Francis Johnstone wed c1892 to Grace Dunn 1861 #9570 - 1931 #13338 aged 70, daughter of Carol Davis and James Dunn, and lived at Carlton
4 children 1. Nellie Johnstone 1893 #13199 - 1923 #9416 aged 33 wed Weate
2. Blanche Muriel Johnstone 1895 - 1974 #12942 aged 77
3. Gerte Alice Johnstone 1896 #9732 - 1970 #12508 aged 67
4. Grace Wfred Johnstone 1901 #25271
Gerte Alice Johnstone 1896 #9732 wed Laurence Hancock 24 Ap 1899 - 25 Sep 1972

William Johnson

William Turnbull Johnson wed 1861 #1881 to Harriet Wilson and lived at Hepburn then Dry Diggings
11 children 1. Peter Johnson 1861 #15414
2. Mary Jane Johnson 1863 #13854
3. Anne Eliza Johnson 1865 #14840
4. Isabella Johnson 1867 #21421
5. Emily Johnson 1870 #15237
6. William Turnbull Johnson 1872 #22706
7. Charles Frederick Johnson 1875 #1851
8. Ernest Walter Johnson 1877 #14960
9. Alice Johnson 1880 #1905
10. George Thomas Johnson 1882 #15501
11. Thomas Graham Johnson 1885 #27405
3. Annie Eliza Johnson 1865 - 1934 #16624 aged 69, wed 1889 to George Francis Roughead, 4 Children

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