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Elizabeth Johns

Death: before August 20, 1751
probably at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Johns, writer and Elizabeth Fleming
Wife of Walter Peter, merchant and Robert Fulton, coppersmith
Mother of Thomas Peter; Alexander Peter and Jonet Peter
Sister of Agnes Johns, primus; Jean Johnes; William Johns; Agnes Johns, secundus and John Johns

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About Elizabeth Johns


is the daughter of John Johns, writer, burgess, and guild brother of Glasgow, and his wife, Elizabeth Fleming. She was born before 22 December 1676, the date upon which her baptism was registered at Glasgow in Lanarkshire, Scotland [Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950, index, FamilySearch] https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VQH2-SZS

Seat in the New Kirk

Elizabeth John's first husband, Walter Peter, died before 29 September 1714. On that date the Treasurer of Glasgow noted (John Whythill, debtor to the toun of Glasgow for his intromissions as treasurer, frae Michaelmess 1713, to Michaelmess 1714)......To cash from Eliz. Johns, relict of Walter Peter, for a seat in the north loft in the new kirk ... ... ... £16.0.0 [Extracts from the Records of the Burgh of Glasgow, A.D. 1691-1717 (Scottish Record Society, Glasgow MDCCCCVIII), pp. 637-38].


Elizabeth Johns died before 20 August 1751, the date upon which she was buried at Glasgow in Lanarkshire, Scotland. Her burial record reads as follows: "Eliseabeth Johns spouse to the desist Robert Fulton ..... hammerman" [Registrar General foe Scotland, New Register House, Edinburgh, Glasgow Burials, 1739-57, reference OPR.644/47].

First Marriage

Elizabeth Johns married Walter Peter. The request for marriage proclamation was booked at Glasgow in Lanarkshire, Scotland, on 7 November 1698 [Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910, index, FamilySearch] https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XTYP-V6V

Second Marriage

Elizabeth Johns married Robert Fulton, as her second husband. The request for marriage proclamation was booked at Glasgow on 18 September 1718 [Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910, index, FamilySearch] https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XTBH-7NT


Elizabeth Johns had three children by her first marriage to Walter Peter. Their names follow:

(1) Thomas Peter

(2) Alexander Peter

(3) Jonat Peter

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Elizabeth Johns's Timeline

December 22, 1676
August 24, 1699
probably at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
January 2, 1701
August 20, 1751
Age 74
probably at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland