Further details of the children of Robert Johnston and Isabella Thorburn

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Further details of the children of Robert Johnston and Isabella Thorburn


John Johnston born on 6 Jan 1832 in Pennycuik.

Nothing more known

Margaret Johnston born on 5 Sep 1834 in Pennycuik.

Nothing more known

Alexander Johnston born on 7 Oct 1836 in Pennycuik.

Nothing more known

Elizabeth Johnston born in 1838 in Pennycuik.

Nothing more known

Euphemia Johnston born in Mar 1841 in Pennycuik.

Euphemia married firstly married George Stark son of Thomas Stark and Margaret Young on 14 Jan 1859 in Dechmont, Livingston. George was christened on 9 Feb 1837 in Whitburn, West Lothian. He died on 21 May 1859 in Steel's Land, Sunnyside, Old Monkland, Lanarkshire.

Euphemia married secondly Robert Paris son of Gideon Paris and Barbara Strachan on 25 Dec 1860 in Dechmont, Livingston. Robert was born on 11 May 1835 in West Calder, Midlothian.
Robert and Euphemia had the following known children:

For the census of 1881 Euphemia was living with her husband and children at the family dairy farm, Langs Land. I can find no record of Isabella born in 1862 or Mary born 1874 in this census for Scotland although Isabella may have married.

1881 Census (4th. April) Old Monkland (652-3)  Book 1. Page 8.

Langs Land, Old Monkland, Lanarkshire

Name Relationship Age Occupation Where Born
Robert. Paris Head 45 Dairyman West Calder, Edinburgh
Euphemia Wife 40 Dechmont, Linlithgow
Barbara Daughter 17 Dressmaker Coatdyke, Lanark
Euphemia Daughter 15 Coatdyke, Lanark
Agnes Daughter 11 Scholar Coatdyke, Lanark
Eliza Daughter 9 Scholar Coatdyke, Lanark
Gideon Son 3 Coatdyke, Lanark
Maggie Daughter 1 Coatdyke, Lanark

Isabella Johnston born about 1844 in Uphall

Next generation in our family tree

Isabella married John Dougal son of James Dougal and Helen Young on 24 Jan 1868 in Dechmont. John was born about 1843 in Dechmont. James died on 17 Mar 1892 in Edinburgh. Isabella died on 5 Jun 1907 in Glasgow. James and Isabella had the following children:

Robert Johnston born in 1846 in Uphall

Robert married Ann B. Wright daughter of Thomas Wright and Janet Allan on 5 Dec 1873 in Corstorphine, Edinburgh. Ann was born about 1849 in Currie, Midlothian.
Robert and Ann had the following known children:

Mary Johnston born in 1849 in Uphall.

Mary married John Wallace son of John Wallace and Helen Galloway on 7 Jun 1872 in Dechmont, Livingston. John was born on 26 Dec 1846 in Whitburn, West Lothian.

James Johnston born in 1852 in Livingston.

Nothing more known

Jane (Jean) Johnston born on 22 Mar 1855 in Dechmont, Livingston.

Jane married James Nicol son of Alexander Nicol and Susan Arnot on 21 Jan 1881 in Dechmont, Livingston. James was born on 31 Jan 1855 in Livingston, Linlithgowshire. Jane died on 26 Aug 1933 in ?Livingston? James died on 30 Mar 1934.
James and Jane had the following known children: