Alexander Rennie JOHNSON

Alexander Rennie JOHNSON

Male 1839 - 1906  (67 years)

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  • Name Alexander Rennie JOHNSON  [1
    Born 28 Feb 1839  , , , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1851  Con 2 Lot 22 Drummond Twp., Lanark Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1881  Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    with spouse & children 
    Lived 1877-1883  Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    3rd Line 
    Occupation 1879-1886  [4
    Farmer 
    Census 1891  Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1901  Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    with spouse and children 
    Name Alexander Johnston 
    Died 1 Nov 1906  Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Beachburg, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I12855  Bennett Johnston Family
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2017 

    Father John JOHNSTON,   b. Jun 10 1811, , , , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1899, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Mother Janet MCLAREN,   b. Abt 1816, , , , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1900, Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married 2 Feb 1834  St. Ninian's Parish, Stirlingshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F3346  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth BROWN,   b. 16 Feb 1853, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1935, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 15 Aug 1876  Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Children 
     1. John B. JOHNSON,   b. 22 Sep 1877, Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1973, Pembroke, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     2. Alexander JOHNSON,   b. 23 Dec 1878, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1879  (Age 0 years)
    +3. Janet McLaren JOHNSON,   b. 8 Oct 1880, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1972, Campbell's Bay, Pontiac, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     4. Samuel Clemens JOHNSON,   b. 29 Nov 1882, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1971, Pembroke, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     5. Robert William (Dan) JOHNSON,   b. 26 Mar 1885, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1969, Pembroke, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     6. Margaret Susan JOHNSON,   b. 10 May 1887, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1982, Pickering, Durham Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     7. Elizabeth Jane JOHNSON,   b. 24 Jul 1889, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1976, Pembroke, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     8. Isabel JOHNSON,   d. Stillborn
     9. Annie Rennie JOHNSON,   b. 1901, Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1902  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F6806  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Johnson, Alexander Rennie photograph
    Johnson, Alexander Rennie photograph
    from the Collection of Mrs Edsel Johnson

    Headstones
    Gravestone-Johnson, Alexander R and spouse Elizabeth nee Brown
Beachburg Union Cemetery
    Gravestone-Johnson, Alexander R and spouse Elizabeth nee Brown Beachburg Union Cemetery
    Link from The Canadian Gravemarker Gallery
    http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~murrayp/renfrew/westmeat/beachbur/areab/johnson3.jpg

  • Notes 
    • From Clarke Johnson, Aug 2007
      Alexander johnston, age 35 bachelor/farmer, born Scotland, residing Ross Twp., son of John and Janet Johnston, to Elizabeth Brown, age 24, spinster born Ross Twp. residing Ross Twp. Daughter of Alexander and Elizabeth Brown. Witnessed by John Brown of Thorn and Christina Sinclair of Westmeath Twp. Both Presbyterian, married at Ross Twp. August 15 1876 by Rev. Henry Sinclair by License. Registration Number 009616
      His funeral was a Sunday morning and Rev. W. H. Gram of Cobden was the minister. His farm was on the left side of Zion Line, traveling from Cobden and past the lake. Stewart had the farm and built a small log cabin on the property. The barn is still standing but the house is gone. it was to the left as you go in the gate and near the big tree.
      The 1901 Census as of March 31 1901 and age at last birthday for Toss twp. and Village of Cobden Div. 1 Sub. Div. 2 gives Alexanders birthday as Feb. 28 1836

  • Sources 
    1. [S34] Brown family history, Brown, Walter, (c1967).

    2. [S223] Census - Canada, Ontario, Lanark Co., Drummond Twp. - 1851.

    3. [S576] Census - Canada, Ontario, Renfrew Co., Ross Twp., - 1901, Automated Genealogy, (Index to 1901 Census of Canada with Digital Images, http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/cache/index.html).

    4. [S322] Baptismal Records - St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Beachburg & Front Westmeath, 1877-1900, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (Beachburg and Front Westmeath, Ontario, Canada).

    5. [S716] "Ontario Vital Statistics - Death Registration", The Ontario Vital Statistics Project, (Transcriptions at http://www.rootsweb.com/~onvsr/deaths.htm), Death Regn # 026182 (Reliability: 3).
      Name: Alexander R Johnston Gender: Male Age: 72 Birth Date: abt 1834 Birth Place: Scotland Death Date: 1 Nov 1906 Death Place: Con 2 Ross Twp, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada; reported by Dr. Jonathan Brown on Nov 3 1906
      enterocholitis 2 wks

    6. [S275] Information from Erin Waters.

    7. [S491] Vital Statistics of Ontario - Renfrew County Marriages 1869-1915 Vol 1 & 2, (Transcribed by Lewis, Olga, Renfrew, Ontario, 1996).

    8. [S779] "Ontario Marriage Registrations online at Ancestry.com", FamilyTree.Com, (subscription www.ancestry.ca), regn # 009616 Ross Twp (Reliability: 3).
      Alexander 35 b. Scotland; s/o John & Margaret Johnston; Elizabeth Brown age 24 d/o Alexander & Elizabeth Brown; m. 15 August 1876 Ross Township, Ontario, Canada; witnessed by John Brown of Thorne & Christina Johnstonn of Westmeath by Rev Henry Sinclair, Presbyterian