M, #141, b. circa 1835, d. 26 January 1884
Jefferson Johnston was born circa 1835 at England. He and Sarah M. Day, daughter of James Day and Elizabeth Davis, were married by Reverend William Hurlburt on Saturday, 2 April 1859 at Reach Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada. He appeared as household head on the census of 1861 at Reach Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada. He is recorded as: Johnson, Jefferson, farmer, born England, Church of England, age 24, male, male family member. No description of the building. Sarah M. Johnston and Hannah E. Johnston also appeared in the household. He appeared as household head on the census of 14 April 1871 at Carden Twp., Victoria Co., Ontario, Canada. He is recorded as: Johnston, Jefferson, male age 35, born England, Church of England religion, English origin, Farmer, married, able to read and write. On the Schedule No. 7 -- Return of Products of the Forest, he had 20 cords of fire wood; Schedule No. 5 -- Live Stock, Animal Products, home-made Fabrics and Furs, he had 1 horse over 2 years old, 4 milk cows, 4 other horned cattle, 10 sheep, 3 swine, 4 sheep killed or sold for slaughter or export, 2 swine killed or sold for slaughter or export, 300 pounds of butter, 10 pounds of home made cheese, 30 pounds of wool, 45 yards of homemade cloth; Schedule No. 3 -- Return of Public Institutions, Real Estate, Vehicles and Implements has him owning nothing; Schedule No. 4 -- Return of Cultivated Land, of Field Products and of Plants and Fruits has him on Concession/Line 1, Lot 16, Tennant, 100 acres occupied, 15 acres improved, 25 bushels of barley, 80 bushels of oats, 3 bushels of corn, 1 acre of potatoes, 90 bushels of potatoes, 50 bushels of turnips, 7 acres of hay, 7 tons of 2,000 lbs or bundles of 16 lbs of Hay, 5 pounds of hops, 50 pounds of maple sugar. Sarah M. Johnston, Hannah E. Johnston, Ida Cecilia Johnston, Joseph Johnston, Benjamin Johnston and Sarah Jane Johnston also appeared in the household. He appeared as household head on the census of 13 April 1881 at Victoria Co., Ontario, Canada. He is listed as: Jefferson Johnston, male aged 46, born in England, Church of England religion, of Irish origin, Farmer, widowed. Ida Cecilia Johnston, Joseph Johnston, Benjamin Johnston, Sarah Jane Johnston and Albert Johnston also appeared in the household. Jefferson died on Saturday, 26 January 1884, according to his grave marker. No registration found to date. He was buried at Dalrymple United Cemetery, Dalrymple, Victoria Co., Ontario, Canada.
|Sarah M. Day b. Feb 1837, d. 30 Jun 1878|