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Jessie C Johnston1

F, #8023, b. circa 1840, d. 20 December 1876
  • Birth*: Jessie C Johnston was born circa 1840 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; from 1841 census.2
  • She was the daughter of Lewis Johnston and Helen Grubb.
  • (Informant) Death: Jessie C Johnston registered the death of Lewis Johnston on 2 August 1857 at 2 Yeaman Shore, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1857 deaths in the district of burgh of Dundee in the county of Forfar; ref 629; Johnstone, Lewis, single; 1857 August second 5h 30m am, 2 Yeaman Shore, Dundee; male aged 11 weeks; parents Lewis Johnstone seaman and Helen Johnstone maiden name Grubb; cause inflamtion on the bowles 3 days as certified by Mr Webster physician who saw deceased on 1st August; buried Old Burying Ground [Howff] Dundee as certified by Mr Boyd undertaker; informant Jessie Johnstone sister present; registered 1857 August 4th at Dundee Alex Leask registrar.3
  • Married Name: As of 12 December 1864, her married name was Matthew.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Jessie C Johnston married Alexander Lawson Matthew on 12 December 1864 at Paradise Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1864 marriages in the 1st District of the Burgh of Dundee in the County of Forfar, ref 282/01 0447; 1864 on the Twelfth day of December at Paradise Road Dundee after banns according to the Unitdd Presbyterian Church, signed Alexander L Matthew ale & porter merchant bachelor, aged 25, residing 13 Smalls Wynd Dundee, parents James Matthew spirit merchant (dec) and Margaret Matthew ms Scott; signed Jessie C Jonstone warder in prison spinster, aged 25, residing 47 Fish Street Dundee, parens Lewis Johnstone boatman and Helen Johnstone ms Grubb, signed George Gilfillan minister, signed George B Matthew & John M [Hostell] witnesses, registered 1864 December 15th at Dundee W Johnston registrar.4,1
  • (Deceased) Death*: Jessie C Johnston died on 20 December 1876 at Royal Infirmary, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, 1876 deaths in the district of St Mary in the burgh of Dundee, ref 709, Jessie Matthew married to Alexander Matthew porter bottler, 1876 December twentieth 3h 30m am Royal Infirmary ur 150 Seagate Dundee, female aged 36 years, parents Lewis Johnston seaman MS and Helen Johnston ms Grubb (dec), cause phthisis pulmon. 2 years as cert by N ... McCosh MD, signed A Matthew widower 150 Seagate Dundee, registered 1876 December 20th at Dundee Jas Anderson registrar.5
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse Alexander Lawson Matthew died on 3 August 1895 at Infirmary, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1895 deathsin the district of Arbroath in the county of Forfar, ref 280; Alexander Lawson Matthew tobacco & pipe maufaccturer, widower of Jessie Johnston, died 1895 August Third 7h 0m om Infirmary ARbroath us 57 Guhrie Port, male aged 55 Years, parents James Matthew warper - canvas factory (dec) and Margaret Matthew ms Scott (dec), cause bronchitis 14 days congestion of lungs (hypoelalic) as certified by G McNaughton MB, signed Alex L Matthew son 6 Ponderlaw Lane, registered 1895 August 5th at Arbroath signed J S Paterson registrar.6

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841Jessie C Johnston was listed in the 1841 census at Fish Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Helen Grubb, 22, b England [?]; Jessie Johnston, 1, b Dundee.2
Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed as a member of the household of Helen Grubb in the 1851 census at Fish Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. [Sopie] Johnston, daug, 10, scholar, Dundee; Helen Johnston, h, 33, St Andrews, Fifes.7
Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of Lewis Johnston and Helen Grubb in the 1861 census at 47 Fish Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Jessie Johnston, daug, 20, ginger beer manft, Dundee; Lewis Johnston, head, 50, seaman, BS (British Subject) Sweden; Helen Johnston, wife, 41, St Andrews, Fife.8,9
Spouse2 April 1871She was listed in the household of Alexander Lawson Matthew in the 1871 census at 26 Queen Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Alexander Matthew, head, 30, brewer, b Dundee; Jessie Matthew, wife, 30, b Dundee. Alexander L Matthew, Margaret Scott Matthew, Lewis Johnston, Cathrine Bruce and Elizabeth Bruce were also listed in the household.10
Last Edited: 16 Oct 2016

Parents:

Father*: Lewis Johnston b. 10 May 1810, d. 12 Jan 1878
Mother*: Helen Grubb b. c 1819, d. 29 Aug 1869

Family:

Alexander Lawson Matthew b. c 1840, d. 3 Aug 1895
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Jessie C Johnston married Alexander Lawson Matthew on 12 December 1864 at Paradise Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1864 marriages in the 1st District of the Burgh of Dundee in the County of Forfar, ref 282/01 0447; 1864 on the Twelfth day of December at Paradise Road Dundee after banns according to the Unitdd Presbyterian Church, signed Alexander L Matthew ale & porter merchant bachelor, aged 25, residing 13 Smalls Wynd Dundee, parents James Matthew spirit merchant (dec) and Margaret Matthew ms Scott; signed Jessie C Jonstone warder in prison spinster, aged 25, residing 47 Fish Street Dundee, parens Lewis Johnstone boatman and Helen Johnstone ms Grubb, signed George Gilfillan minister, signed George B Matthew & John M [Hostell] witnesses, registered 1864 December 15th at Dundee W Johnston registrar.4,1

Children:

Alexander L Matthew b. c 1865
Lewis Matthew b. 18 Jun 1867
Jessie Johnstone Matthew b. 15 Oct 1868
Margaret Scott Matthew b. c 22 Dec 1869

Citations

  1. [S64] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), GROS Statutory Marriage 1864 Dundee 1st District ref 282/01 0447 image held [Feb 2008 & Mar 2015].
  2. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dundee; ED: 23; Page: 2; Line: 600; Roll: ; Year: 1841. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1841 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: 1841 Scotland Census. Edinburgh, Scotland: General Register Office for Scotland. Reels 1-151. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Apr 2011]
  3. [S50] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), GROS statutory deaths 282/02 0629 [Apr 2011].
  4. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), LDS M112821 [Apr 2011].
  5. [S50] International Genealogical Index (IGI), GROS statutory death 1876 St Mary Dundee 282/02 0709 image held [Oct 2011].
  6. [S50] International Genealogical Index (IGI), GROS Statutory Death 1895 Arbroath ref 272/00 0280 image held [Mar 2015].
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dundee; ED: 34; Page: 5; Line: 52; Roll: 534; Year: 1851. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1851 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Scotland. 1851 Scotland Census. Reels 1-217. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Apr 2011]
  8. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dundee; ED: 2; Page: 15; Line: 7; Roll: CSSCT1861_40; Year: 1861. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1861 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Scotland. 1861 Scotland Census. Reels 1-150. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [April 2011]
  9. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1861%2f00246771
    35 [Apr 2015].
  10. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: St Andrew; ED: 8; Page: 10; Line: 15; Roll: CSSCT1871_52; Year: 1871. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1871 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1871 Scotland Census. Reels 1-191. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [April 2011]