Robert Johnston was born in Ireland 1808-1884. In 1850, he was recorded with his wife Ferdelia born 1815-1891, SC, in Township 5, Pickens, South Carolina. Their children were
Lucinda b. c1837 SC,
James H b. c1838 SC,
Hugh W b. c1840 SC,
Mary J b. c1840 SC,
Robert P b. c1842 SC,
Benjamin b. 1845 SC,
Sarah A b. c1847 SC, and
Margaret b. 1848-1902 SC.
In 1850, Robert Johnston enslaved four human beings and in 1860, six.
(all sources accessed 9 Sept. 2023)
1850 US Federal Census (Pickens, SC)
1850 Slave Schedule
1860 US Federal Census (Pickens, SC)
1860 Slave Schedule
Memorial Robert Johnston
Memorial Ferdelia/Ferdella Johnston
Memorial Margaret Johnston
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