Ford William Johnston

Male 1920 - 2002  (81 years)


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  • Name Ford William Johnston 
    Born 1 Sep 1920  Varna, Huron County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Jan 2002  Huronview Manor, Clinton, Huron County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I426  Default | Joseph
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2005 

    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 Irene Sarah Leitch,   b. 17 Feb 1920, Bayfield, Huron County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 2014, Alexander Marine and General Hospital, Goderich, Huron County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 9 Nov 1940  Preston, Waterloo Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Allan Robert Johnston,   b. 18 Mar 1941, Zurich, Huron County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 2010  (Age 68 years)
    +2. Living
    +3. Living
    +4. Larry Glen Johnston,   b. 22 May 1954, Clinton, Huron County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 2001  (Age 47 years)
    +5. Living
     6. Living
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2003 
    Family ID F130  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Sep 1920 - Varna, Huron County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Nov 1940 - Preston, Waterloo Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Jan 2002 - Huronview Manor, Clinton, Huron County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Bayfield School 1933-34
Vera Wild age 14
Ford Johnston age 14 both born in 1920.
    Bayfield School 1933-34 Vera Wild age 14 Ford Johnston age 14 both born in 1920.
    Vera - Back row 4th from left
    Ford - Front row 10th from left.

    Documents
    Obituary of Ford William Johnston
    Obituary of Ford William Johnston

  • Notes 
    • Funeral held at Beattie-Falconer Funeral Home, Clinton, Ontario on Wednesday January 30, 2002 at 2 o'clock p.m. Rev Paul Ross officiated. Interment in Bayfield Cemetery, Bayfield, Ontario
    • William (Billy Bob) Johnston married Flora Wild. A year after they married, Billy Bob and Flora moved to 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 has 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 wife Jean worked in Kitchener until he retired to the third concession of Stanley Township. They had six children: Ron, Judy, Steve, Carol, Kristie and Eric 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.
      Ford was a Constable with the London City Police