Settler of township lots: Lot 24, Conc. 2, Stanhope
Location: The map point is the approximate location within Lot 24, Conc. 2 south of Maple Lake.
- 1872 This lot was registered as a Free Grant through the Free Grant and Homestead Act of 1868 under the locatee name James Johnson,
- 1876 Patent from The Crown; Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 161).
Family locations: Conc. 2 - all one lot south of Hwy 118 on both sides of 25th Line Road
- Lot 24: James Johnstone - father
- Lot 25: Mathew Johnston - son
- Lot 26: John Johnston - son
- Lot 27: William James Johnston - son
- Lot 26, Conc. 1, Stanhope:
- 1872 This lot was registered as a Free Grant through the Free Grant and Homestead Act of 1868 under the locatee name James Johnson.
- 1877 Patent from The Crwon. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 255).
Dates of residency:
- 1854 Birth of Daughter Janet Johnson (1854–1935) Minden
- 1872 Death of Daughter Eliza Elizabeth Johnson (1866–1872) Stanhope
- 1881 Census of Canada, Stanhope: James & Hannah Johnston 6 children including sons Robert and William James.
- Wife Hannah was enumerated at Lot 26. Conc. 1.
- Son John Johnson and his family were enumerated at Lot 26, Conc. 2
- Son Matthew Johnston and family were enumerated at Lot 25, Conc. 2
- no enumeration at Lot 27, Conc. 2
Preceding landowner: The Crown
- Lot 26, Conc. 1:
- 1884 to son John Johnston for $500
- 1890 Thomas Dunn Gibbs
- 1948 Thomas Dunn Gibb to 2 others
- Lot 24, Conc. 2:
- 1881 to son Mathew Johnston for $150
Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree
- James Johnston, b. 4 Aug 1822, Ireland d. 18 Aug 1894, Ontario
- Hannah Sidey, b. 21 Jun 1829, Scotland, d. 17 Feb 1910, Ontario
• Peter Sidey, b. 1797, Scotland
• Janet Foord, b. Abt 1806, Scotland
1. John Johnston, b. Abt 1848, Ontario
2. Margaret Johnston, b. Abt 1849, Ontario
3. Matthew Johnston, b. 1850, Hamilton
4. Ellen Johnston, b. Abt 1852, Ontario - Married John Henry Fitzsimonds (1849-1931) and moved to USA
5. Janet Johnston, b. Abt 1854, Hamilton - Married William Oakman
6. Mary Jane Johnston, b. Mar 1856, Ontario - Married William Howell and moved to the USA in 1891
7. William J Johnston, b.1858, Ontario
8. Susannah Johnston, b. Jul 1860, Ontario - Married Sandy Loeb
9. Hannah Johnston, b. 1862, Ontario
10. Robert H Johnston, b. Oct 1864, Ontario
11. Eliza Isabella Johnston, b. 1867, Ontario, d. 08 Nov 1872, Stanhope, (Age 5 years)
12. Jemima Elizabeth Johnston b. 26 Nov 1871, Stanhope, d. 30 May 1881, Stanhope, (Age 9 years)
Photo: Hannah Johnston, with 4 daughters, Janet, Susannah, Elenor, Mary Jane, and 2 grand daughters, Violet Oakman, and Minnie Howell. Minnie Howell & Violet Oakman in the front. Source: Ancestry.ca JoyceOakman402 originally shared this on 02 Sep 2012
Photo 2: Hannah Sidey, & Janet Oakman. Source: Ancestry.ca HaroldRolls originally shared this on 05 Sep 2012