Kerr Johnston jnr


 BORN 1854 at Hobart, Tas.
 DIED 15 January 1889 at Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn, Vic.

Vic Death Record 2518/1889

Kerr & GOWAN - Eliza
 BURIED 17 January 1889 at Melbourne General Cemetery, Vic.
 FATHER Kerr Johnston (1812-1887)
 MOTHER Elizabeth Denovan Gowan (1816-1894)
 MARRIED Harriet Symons Leigh (1852-1916) on 3 May 1876 at Masonic-hall, Sandridge, Vic.
 CHILDREN   Arthur Melbourne Johnston (1877-1877)
Ruby Alice Johnston (1879- m. E J Carter)
Hilda Augusta Johnston (1881-1897)
Edith Isabel Johnston (1884-1964)
Alfred Kerr Johnston (1885-1957)
Sydney Leigh Johnston (1886-1979)(m. Lila Vercoe 23 Dec 1920 in Geelong, Vic)
Gilbert Byram Johnston (1888-1890)
The Argus of 2 June 1877 shows birth of son 25th ult — death notice names him as Arthur Melbourne.
The Argus of 24 December 1886 shows birth of son on 21st inst — Sydney.
In his marriage notice, Sydney was the youngest son. WW1 records show his dob as Jan 1887. During his military service, Sydney was treated for gonorrhoea.
The Argus of 5 February 1885 shows birth of son 2nd inst — Alfred.

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