'Johnstone06'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Johnstone of Galabank, Johnston of Gilford, Magill of Gill Hall, Johnstone of Gretna, Johnstone of Mylnfield, Johnstone of Newby

                               
Richard Johnston (from Scotland to Ireland)
1. David Johnston presumed father (otherwise uncle) of ...
  A. Richard Johnston of co. Monaghan
  m. Susanna Johnston (dau of William Johnston, cousin) @@ below
  i. Sir William Johnston of Gilford, Sheriff of co. Down & Fermanagh
  m. Nichole Acheson (dau of Sir Nicholas Acheson, Bart)
  a. Richard Johnston of Gilford, Sheriff (b 06.03.1710, d 11.02.1758)
  m. (1737) Catherine Gill (b c1709, d 07.1794,dau of Rev. John Gill of Aghnamalen)
  (1) Sir Richard Johnston, 1st Bart of Gilford (b 11.08.1743, d 22.04.1795)
  m. (10.1764) Anne Alexander (dau of William Alexander of Dublin (by Mary Porter of Vicarsdale), sister of Sir William, 1st Bart)
  (A) Sir William Johnston, 2nd Bart of Gilford, Sheriff of co. Down (b 18.07.1765, d unm 02.1841)
(B) Mary Anne Johnston
  m. Henry Burgess of Wood Park, co. Armagh
  (C) Catherine Johnston
  m. Joseph Mason Ormsby
2. William Johnston (Lieutenant)
  m. Susanna Magill (dau of John Magill of Gill Hall)
  A. Sir John Johnston, later Magill, Bart of Gill Hall (dsp 18.01.1699/1700)
  m1. (c10.1677) Elizabeth Hawkins (dsp, dau of William Hawkins of Dublin by Ann Thompson)
  m2. (03.06.1683) Arabella Susannah Hamilton (d 1708, dau of Hugh Hamilton, 1st Viscount of Glenawly)
  B. Mary Johnston
  m. John Hawkins of Rathfriland (a 1675)
  Gill Hall passed to their son who took the name Hawkins-Magill.
  C. Susanna Johnston
  m. Richard Johnson of co. Monaghan @@ above

 

 

BLG1952 reports that "This family claims descent from the ancient Johnstones of Lochwood and Johnstone", the senior line of which produced the Marquesses of Annandale (shown on Johnstone02).
William Johnstone, baron of Graitney (Gretna) & Newby, Dumfriesshire (d by 1563)
m. Margaret Crichton (dau of 2nd Lord Crichton of Sanquhar)
1. John Johnstone of Newby (d 1577)
  m. Martha Carruther
  A. ?? Johnstone (dvp)
  i. John Johnstone of Newby (d 1604)
  m. Elizabeth Stewart of Garlies
  a. Barbara Johnstone
  m. Sir William Maxwell of Gribton
  b.+ 4 daughters
  B. Edward Johnstone, Provost of Annan (a 1613, 3rd son)
  i. John Johnstone 'of Mylnfield' (d before 1611, eldest son)
  a. John Johnstone of Mylnfield & Newby, 1st of Galabank, Provost of Annan (d by 1665)
  m. (1621) Gaylies Rig (dau of _ Rig by _, dau of John Galloway of Galabank)
  (1) George Johnstone (dvp)
  m. Agnes Graham of Dumfries
  Commoners inserts an additional generation here, a John, and shows him as husband of Janet Kirkpatrick rather than his son. We follow BLG1952 which omits that John.
  (A) John Johnstone
  m1. (1670) Janet Kirkpatrick (dau of Thomas Kirkpatrick of Auldgirth)
  (i) Janet Johnstone
  m. _ Beatty of Millies
  (ii) Barbara Johnstone (dvp?)
  m2. Elizabeth Murray
  (B) Edward Johnstone (d 1697)
  m. Isobelle Carlyle or Carlisle
  (i) John Johnstone of Galabank (b 30.08.1688, d 13.10.1774)
  m. (1712) Anna Ralston
  (a) Edward Johnstone (dsp 1761, minister of Moffat)
  (b) James Johnstone of Galabank & Worcester (b 14.04.1730, d 28.04.1802)
  m. (1753) Hannah Crane (dau of Henry Crane of Kidderminster by Rebecca Taylor)
  ((1)) Thomas Johnstone (dspms 1799, rector of Ashton Botteril, 2nd son) had issue
  m. Sarah Hale
((2)) Edward Johnstone of Edgbaston Hall, Warwickshire (b 1757, d 04.09.1851) had issue
  m1. Catherine Wearden, heiress of Fulford Hall (d 1801, dau of Rev. Thomas Wearden of Birmingham & Solihull)
  m2. (1802) Elizabeth Pearson (dau of Thomas Pearson of Tettenhall)
  ((3)) John Johnstone of Edgbaston & Galabank (b 22.10.1768, d 1836) had issue
  m. (26.12.1809) Anna Delicia Curtis (dau of Capt. George Curtis, niece of Sir William, 1st Bart)
  ((4)) Lockhart Johnstone (b 1770, d 1861, bencher of Gray's Inn) had issue
m. Eliza Green (d 30.05.1845, dau of John Green of Poole)
  ((5))+ other issue - James (d unm 1783), Henry (dsp 03.09.1811, Lt. Colonel), daughter
  (c) Isabella Johnstone
  Commoners, supported by BLG1866 (Johnstone of Galabank), mentions Isabella and her elder brother Edward whereas BLG1952 just reports that this generation included James "with other issue". Commoners & BLG1866 suggest that Isabella & John were parents of the Marianne Murray who m. General Count Lockhart of Lee & Carnwarth but BP1870 (Lockhart), etc. show that Marianne as daughter of Adam Murray (of Belmeddie or Belredding).
  m. John Murray
  (ii) James Johnstone (dsp 1728) named by Commoners as Edward of London
  b.+ other issue - Edward, George, David
  C.+ other issue - Robert, John, Abraham, William, David
  One of these may have been father of ...
  i. Marion Johnson (d 08.1621) possibly of this generation
  m. (16.05.1602) Sir John Hay of Barra
2. George Johnstone of Gretna had issue

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 03.02.07) : TCB (vol iv, Magill of Gill Hall), TCB (vol v, Johnston of Gilford), BEB1844 (Johnstone (in Ireland Section))
(2) For lower section (uploaded 11.10.12) : BLG1952 (Johnstone of Galabank), Commoners (vol 4, Johnstone of Galabank)
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