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Husband John Thomas Johnston
  Birth 5/30/1853 Neosho, Newton Co. MO
  Death 8/8/1935 Napa, Napa Co. CA, buried in the Tolucay Cemetery, Napa, Napa Co. CA
  Note John died of a rattlesnake bite suffered while gathering eggs.
  Father Rev. Thomas McConnell Johnston (7/8/1811-7/22/1877)
  Mother Eleanor "Ellen" Steele (5/11/1817-9/24/1899)
 
Marriage 5/27/1880, divorced between 1921-1929
 
Wife Lillie E. Gesford
  Birth 5/15/1862 Napa, Napa Co. CA
  Death 7/13/1930 Napa, Napa Co. CA, buried in the Tolucay Cemetery, Napa, Napa Co. CA
  Father Preston Green Gesford (4/17/1820-11/13/1896)
  Mother Louisa Jane Williams (1820-7/20/1904)
 
Children
  1 M Dozier Clay Johnston (5/16/1891-3/9/1932) poisoned by his wife
  2 M John Stanley Johnston (2/12/1893-3/3/1919) served in the US Navy, buried in the Tulocay Cemetery in Napa CA