Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Mary M. JOHNSTON

Female 1836 - 1913  (77 years)


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  • Name Mary M. JOHNSTON 
    Born 1836  [1
    Gender Female 
    Census 1850, 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1870, 1880, 1910  West Union District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 1913  [1
    Buried Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I38687  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 19 May 2018 

    Father Addison A. JOHNSTON,   b. 26 May 1811, Loudoun Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1855, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Mother Mary Elizabeth RUST,   b. 11 Feb 1818,   d. 9 Feb 1892  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 12 Dec 1839  Frederick Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14762  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Robert SHANNON,   b. 1830, Smithton (now Smithburg), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1916, Smithton (now Smithburg), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married CA 1859  [3
    Notes 
    • 1860 Census, Doddridge Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Jun 4 1860:
      Jno Shannon, 29, farmer, value of real estate $1,000, value of personal estate $200; M. S. (female), 23; Wm. C, 1; J. Trainer (male), 22, farmer; E. Trainer (male), 19; M. Ice (female), 12; Thomas Kernim (?), 25. All born in Virginia except Thomas, born in Ireland.
      NOTE: The relationship, if any, of brothers Jacob and Edgar Trainer to any of the other household members is not known. It is known from other records that Mary Ice was born in Indiana. Her relationship, if any, to any of the other household members is not known. We have found no other record of Thomas Kernim.
    Children 
    +1. William Claude SHANNON,   b. 1859,   d. 1930  (Age 71 years)
    +2. Elizabeth Jett SHANNON,   b. Oct 1861, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956  (Age ~ 94 years)
     3. Addison Earle SHANNON,   b. 1864,   d. 1866  (Age 2 years)
     4. Britomarte Virginia SHANNON,   b. 1868,   d. 1874  (Age 6 years)
    Family ID F29130  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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  • Sources 
    1. [S638] Headstone (year only).

    2. [S1793] West Union WV Cemeteries (Doddridge County), (Wes Cochran, 2515 10th Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (July 1990)).

    3. [S2032] 1910 Census, Doddridge County, WV (West Union District).