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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


A. J. JOHNSTON, farmer, Hunter’s Cove, Penn., was born in Washington County, Penn., January 18, 1816.  His parents were Andrew and Climena (Conklin) Johnston the former a native of New Jersey, and the latter of Pennsylvania.  After marriage they settled in Washington County, and in 1820 moved to Greene County and remained until their death.  The subject of our sketch was united in holy matrimony, December 9, 1847, with Phoebe McCullough, who was born in Washington County, April 3, 1817.  Mrs. Johnston is a daughter of Thomas and Sarah (Dunn) McCullough.  They were also natives of Washington County, where they remained two years after their marriage, then moved to Greene County and spent the remainder of their lives.  Mr. and Mrs. Johnston have four children: Sarah A., wife of William Heaton; George W., Andrew J., and Eliza A.  Mr. Johnston has been engaged in farming and stock raising all his life, and owns about 400 acres of land—his home farm.  Mrs. Johnston and the children are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church.


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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

Samuel P. Bates

Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago. 1888


Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles

The Greene County, Pennsylvania Biographies Project –

Date of Transcription: 7 June 2007

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