15 November 2013

William Johnston's Will

Even though there are Johnsons and Johnstons in my family tree, this William Johnston and family are not members of my family.

From the Ohio, Probate Records, 1789-1996, JeffersonWills 1844-1859 vol 4-5:

22 May 1843

William Johnston of Salem, Jefferson County, Ohio...two oldest sons, Moses Johns(t)on and William Johns(t)on....two youngest sons, Isaac Johns(t)on and Joseph Johns(t)on...two daughters, Nancy and Irane Johns(t)on...appoint Henry Kirkpatrick and Alexander Riley as executors....

Witnessed by William Kirkpatrick and Alexander Henderson

15 Nov 1847..in the matter of the Last Will and Testament of William Johns(t)on, deceased....William Kirkpatrick living in Meigs County, Ohio....

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