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Benjamin Johnston

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Port Royal, Caroline County, Province of Virginia
Death: Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Virginia (Present Kentucky), United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Johnston and Ann Johnston (Chew)
Husband of Dorothy Johnston
Father of Benjamin Johnston; Gabriel Jones Johnston; William Johnston; Mary Ann Johnston; Frankie Johnston and 7 others
Brother of William Johnson; Joseph Johnston; Ann Ballard (Johnston); Judith Farish (Johnston); Larkin Chew Johnston and 8 others
Half brother of Robert Johnson

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About Benjamin Johnston

From: http://www.migrations.org/individual.php3?record=9415: Benjamin Johnston, the son of William and Ann Chew) Johnston, married Dorothy Jones, daughter of Gabriel and Mary (Edmunson) Jones. They brought their children to Jefferson County, (Virginia) Kentucky. Their children are: Gabriel Jones Johnston (1759-1815), WIlliam Johnston (1760-1798), Mary Ann (Johnston) Harrison (born 1762), Benjamin Johnston (1763-1837), Frances (born 1763), Robert (born 1766), Jonathon (born 1768), Phillip (born 1770), Susannah (Johnston) Lewis (born 1773), General Washington Johnston (born 1777), and Nancy Ann Chew (Johnston) Gray (born 1781). Their father, Benjamin, was a judge, and a town clerk in Fredericksburg, Virginia, in 1774. He was a Revolutionary War veteran, and he also rode and warned General Campbell of a Cherokee Indian attack in April of 1780. Benjamin and Dorothy both died in the Falls of Ohio (Louisville) Kentucky. This information was mainly gathered through Virginia and Kentucky history books, Mormon records, and through family papers.

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Benjamin Johnston's Timeline

1734
1734
Port Royal, Caroline County, Province of Virginia
1756
1756
Age 22
Spotsylvania County, Province of Virginia, (Present USA)
1759
1759
Age 25
VA, USA
1760
1760
Age 26
Port Royal, VA, USA
1762
1762
Age 28
Spotsylvania, VA, USA
1763
November 18, 1763
Age 29
Spotsylvania, VA, USA
1764
1764
Age 30
Spotsylvania, VA, USA
1768
1768
Age 34
Spotsylvania, VA, USA
1769
1769
Age 35
VA, USA
1776
November 10, 1776
Age 42
Spotsylvania County, Virginia, United States