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From: "Charles Flanders" <>
Subject: Re: [JOHNSTON] NC and SC 1780-1820
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2004 13:20:18 -0500
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I am trying to research the line of Nathan Johnston, b. ca 1760, probably
SC, md. Jane (___) believed to have been a Miller. I have not established
anything on the parentage of this Johnston line. They are listed as I have
above with their children in an old Bible leaf published in 1740. It also
has written in it that it is the 1st Bible of Jean Miller, b. 1760. Tey
emigrated from believed Pitt Co., NC to Abbeville Distr. and Old 96, SC then
on to Pike Co., MS. If you feel that this family might be related to yours,
let me know. doc

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From: "Callaway" <>
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Sent: Friday, August 20, 2004 6:53 AM
Subject: [JOHNSTON] NC and SC 1780-1820

> I am looking for information on the following Johnston line:
> Joshua Johnston and his wife (unknown) had nine children: six
> sons--David (my ancestor, born in NC in 1802), Enoch, Jacob, Joshua,
> Nathan, and William--and three daughters--names not known.
> This Joshua Sr. lived in NC until at least until son David's birth in
> 1802. We believe this is the Joshua in the 1790 census of either
> Edgecombe or Sampson counties (based on the sex/ages of the children in
> the household) and in the 1800 census of Duplin Co.
> Between 1802 and 1810 he moved to Horry County, SC, where he appears in
> the 1810 census. Joshua Sr. and his wife both died in Horry Co., SC,
> between 1810 and 1820. His son, Joshua Jr. appears in the 1820 census
> of Horry Co.but then he moved to Georgia in the early 1820's, as did
> most of the sons. Apparently, the sons all dropped the "t" from
> Johnston about that time. At least two sons eventually went further
> west to AL, MS, LA and TX, a few stayed in GA.
> Any help or additional information on this Joshua would be greatly
> appreciated.
> Dorothy (Johnson) Callaway
> Baxter, Iowa
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