7/22/1877 Napa, Napa Co. CA, buried in the Masonic Section of Winters Cemetery, Winters, Yolo Co. CA
Both Rev. Thomas McConnell Johnston and his brother, Rev. David McConnell Johnston, were Cumberland Presbyterian
ministers. Rev. Thomas McConnell Johnston was one of the first Presbyterian ministers in California. He arrived in 1859 from
9/24/1899 Napa, Napa Co. CA, buried in the Masonic Section of Winters Cemetery, Winters, Yolo Co. CA
Eleanor arrived in California in 1860 with 4 children and she is known as the first woman to come to California
by stagecoach. The 4 children were Finis, Rebecca Ann, John and William. Rebecca Ann was 15 years old when she made this stagecoach trip
and recounted her fascinating and harrowing story for a newspaper article.