Andrew Johnston

(1820— )



 BORN 30 April 1820
 DIED 
 
 FATHER William Johnston (1779-1839)
 MOTHER Elizabeth Thomson (1781-1853)
 
 MARRIED Elizabeth Cheyne (born c1824, a low carder, eldest daughter of Peter Cheyne) on 22 November 1842 at Lochead, Aberdeen, Scotland.
 CHILDREN   Andrew Cheyne Johnston (1843-1849, bapt. 7 Jan 1845 in Greenock)
 Elizabeth Johnston (born c1847 in Greenock)
 Margaret Cheyne Johnston (born 13 Jun 1853 in Dunbarton, Scotland)
 William R. Johnston (born c1856 in Hackney, London)
 Andrew K. Johnston (born c. Oct 1860 in Hackney, London)
 Elizabeth Oswald Johnston (born c1864 in London)


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Was heir to his father’s printing business (see the will). Andrew and Elizabeth had a prenuptual agreement that involved Elizabeth’s father, Peter Cheyne. After Peter's death on 11 July 1844, Andrew and Elizabeth disputed the distribution of his will in the Supreme Court in Edinburgh in 1847. It appears they lost the case. [broken links]

Elizabeth Johnston and her husband, Andrew Johnston, were listed on the 1861 British Census, at Emptry, in London, Hackney, Middlesex, England. They were listed as the head of household and wife. Also present listed as their children were, Margaret C. Johnston, William R. Johnston and Andrew K. Johnston. Elizabeth was 37 years of age and born in Scotland.

Elizabeth Johnston and her husband, Andrew Johnston, were listed on the 1871 British Census, at 2 Monague Road, in London, Hackney, Middlesex, England. They were listed as the head of household and wife. Also present listed as their children were, Margaret C. Johnston, William R. Johnston, Andrew K. Johnston and Elizabeth Oswald Johnston. Elizabeth was 47 years of age and born in Scotland.

 
Andrew Johnston, printer, Greenock to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Peter Cheyne, at Lochead, Aberdeen, on 22nd Nov 1842 (Greenock Advertiser 25 November 1842)
Andrew Cheyne, son of Andrew Johnston, printer, died at Greenock on 15 April 1849 aged 4yrs 4 months. (Greenock Advertiser 20 April 1849).


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