Elmer Arnold Johnston

Male 1917 - Abt 1964  (46 years)


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  • Name Elmer Arnold Johnston 
    Born 17 Apr 1917  Bayfield, Huron County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1964 
    Buried Bayfield Cemetery, Bayfield, Huron County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I425  Default
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2016 

    Father William Harvey Johnston,   b. 6 Apr 1882, Bayfield, Huron County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1981, Huronview Manor, Clinton, Huron County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years) 
    Mother Flora May Wild,   b. 25 Feb 1879, Bayfield, Huron County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1964, Clinton, Huron County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married Tues 25 Feb 1913  London, Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F126  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Edith Elizabeth Mary Tribe,   b. 28 Apr 1918, Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1962, Galt, Waterloo Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 27 Apr 1939  Preston, Waterloo Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ronald William Johnston,   b. 28 Sep 1940,   d. 2001, Bethany Lodge, Lambeth, Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
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    Last Modified 13 Dec 2003 
    Family ID F129  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Living 
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    Last Modified 2 Feb 2014 
    Family ID F131  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Apr 1917 - Bayfield, Huron County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Apr 1939 - Preston, Waterloo Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bayfield Cemetery, Bayfield, Huron County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Headstone of Elmer Arnold Johnston 1917-abt 1964, his wife Edith Elizabeth Mary Tribe 1917-1962 and their son Ronald William Johnston 1940-2001
    Headstone of Elmer Arnold Johnston 1917-abt 1964, his wife Edith Elizabeth Mary Tribe 1917-1962 and their son Ronald William Johnston 1940-2001

  • Notes 
    • William (Billy Bob) Johnston married Flora Wild. A year after they married, Billy Bob and Flora moved to the farm, which their son Walter would farm at a later date. Walter and Elmer were born on this farm. William and Flora had four children: Audrey (Mrs Angus McRae) of London, Walter, Elmer and Ford.

      Audrey had three children: Dorothy, Kenneth both of Kitchener and Douglas of London.

      Walter and his wife Alice Beaver also had three children: Dan of Sarnia, Grace Bonnie and Cheryl all of London. Walter a WW II veteran, farmed and had a trucking business from the farm where his wife still lives.

      Elmer and his second wife; Jean (Lovell) Payne, worked in Kitchener until he retired to the third concession of Stanley Township. They had six children: Ron, Judy, Steve, Carol, Kristie (from Elmer's first marriage to Edith Tribe) and Eric (son of Elmer and Jean) now living out of Stanley Township. Elmer was best known in the area as a scrap dealer.

      Billy Bob and his family moved to Lot 17 B.R.S. In 1919 where Dan Rathwell now lives. Ford was born here. The family moved to Bayfield in 1932. William Johnston was a blacksmith in Varna at one time.

      Ford and his wife Irene Leitch lived on B.R.N. Ford farmed and worked at the Psychiatric Hospital at Goderich until he retired. They had six children: Allan of London, Gary of Edmonton, Rex of Goderich, Larry of Holmesville, Brian of Exeter and Tom at home.