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From: "christine" <>
Subject: Re: [JOHNSTON] Johnston - UK, Thornley England
Date: Mon, 5 Jul 2004 16:44:31 +0100
Would that be Thornley County Durham?
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From: "Robert C. Johnston, Jr." <>
Sent: Monday, July 05, 2004 4:35 PM
Subject: [JOHNSTON] Johnston - UK, Thornley England
> I'm trying to find some information out on my Johnston family
> that came from Thornley England during the 1870's. They are first found
> in America in Bay County, MI and eventually moved to Cleveland, OH, then
> Medina, OH. My great-grandfather was named Thomas D. Johnston, s/o
> Thomas Johnston and Elizabeth Coates. Thomas D. Johnston married
> Harriett Martha Wilson on September 25, 1888 in Fraser Township, Bay
> Co., Michigan. His marriage record lists him as a "Johnson" as does an
> earlier census record, but later years he was listed as a "Johnston" in
> records. Thomas and Elizabeth Johnston were last seen in Bay County, MI
> records. I do not know when or where they died. Thomas D. Johnston was
> listed on his Death Certificate as being born in "Thornely England" but
> I cannot find which one was his parent's homeland before coming to
> America, probably via Canada in route to Michigan. Any help or guidance
> would be greatly appreciated.
> Robert C. Johnston, Jr.
> 139 Eagle Creek Drive
> Wetumpka, AL 36092
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