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Sarah Jane Frances JOHNSTON

Sarah Jane Frances JOHNSTON

Female 1850 - Bef 1925  (< 75 years)

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  • Name Sarah Jane Frances JOHNSTON 
    Born 12 Jan 1850  MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Baptised 12 Jan 1850  Church of The Holy Cross, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Sponsors Fr. O'Brien and Mary E. King
    Census 17 Aug 1870  Milton (32 Payson Avenue), Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Household includes Sarah E. (59); Charlotte C. (24); John B. (22); & Sarah J.F. (20). Sarah J.F. is in school.
    Census 07 Jun 1880  32 Payson Avenue, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Household includes Sarah E. (63); Charlotte C. (34); John B. (32); Sarah J.F. (30); & Richard S. Cartwright. Sarah J.F. is a drawing teacher.
    Census 06 Jun 1900  631 Dudley Street, Dorchester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • It is not clear why Sarah is listed as "head"of this household unless she, for some reason, had temporatily moved from Payson Avenue to this apartment building to care for her nephews William and Richard.
    Census 06 May 1910  32 Payson Avenue, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Household included Sarah (60), niece Mary (Cartwright) Freeeman, and grandnephew Edmund Freeman. Mary is listed as a seamstress and Edmund is a "boarder."
    Died Bef 27 Jan 1925  Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    • Sarah Jane left the Johnston family homestead to her nephew Rev. Richard S. Cartwright who she raised. Father Cartwright offered use of the home to his sister Mary (Cartwright) (Freeman) Donovan.
    Buried 27 Jan 1925  Holyhood Cemetery, Lot 711, Brookline, Norfolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Notes 
    • are artists with a studio [8]
    Person ID I11  Cartwright
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2010 

    Father David Claypoole JOHNSTON, I,   b. 25 Mar 1798, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Nov 1865, 32 Payson Avenue, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Sarah Elizabeth MURPHY,   b. 26 Dec 1810, Concord, Middlesex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1880  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 06 Nov 1829  [1
    • Following the wedding by Father Francis A. Matignon, they lived with her parents Thomas & Priscilla Murphy.
    Census 01 Jun 1830  23 Federal Street, Boston (Ward 8), Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    • Thomas Murphy's Federal Street inn & boarding house included Thomas (54), wife Priscilla (49), daughter Sarah (20) & son-in-law David Claypoole Johnston (32) as well as a few employees.
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Sarah Jane Frances Johnston (1870)
    Sarah Jane Frances Johnston (1870)
    'Auntie' and the Cartwright Men (1903)
    "Auntie" and the Cartwright Men (1903)
    Taken in the backyard of the Johnston home at 32 Payson Avenue, Dorchester, MA.

    Headstones
    Johnston: Holyhood Cemetery, South Fenwick Avenue, Lot 711
    Johnston: Holyhood Cemetery, South Fenwick Avenue, Lot 711

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Freeman Family Records.

    2. [S15] Vital Records, Holy Cross Baptism Records.

    3. [S43] 1870 U.S. Census, Compiler: The Generations Network, Inc., (2009), MA, Suffolk, Boston, wd 16 (Milton), roll M593_649, pg 578B, img 278, dwl 1940, fam 2300: Sarah E. Johnston household data accessed Oct 2010.

    4. [S48] 1880 U.S. Census, Compiler: The Generations Network, Inc., (2009), MA, Suffolk, Boston, ED 774, roll 561, pg 12cv, img 0354, dwl 187, fam 219: Sarah E. Johnston household data accessed Oct 2010.

    5. [S44] 1900 U.S. Census, Compiler: The Generations Network, Inc., (2009), MA, Suffolk, Dorchester, ED 1394, sht 10A, roll 683, pg 57, dwl 131, fam 226; Saarah J. Johnston household data accessed Sep 2002.

    6. [S49] 1910 U.S. Census, Compiler: The Generations Network, Inc., (2009), MA, Suffolk, Dorchester, wd 20, ED 1564, roll 622, img 551, pg 27A dwl 339, fam 648; Sarah Johnson [sic] household data accessed Ocy 2010.

    7. [S52] Cemetery Records/Marker, Sarah J.F. Johnston, Johnston headstone, lot 711; transcribed by David Freeman, September 2001..

    8. [S80] Mass City Directories, Compiler: Ancestry.com, (The Generations Network, Inc, Provo, UT, 2011), MA City Directories 1878; Boston, sect J, pg 485; img 12; Johnston data accessed Oct 2010.

    9. [S1] Freeman Family Records.
      Thomas opened his home to his son-in-law DC Johnston following marriage to his daughter Sarah Elizabeth Murphy.

    10. [S46] 1830 U.S. Census, Compiler: The Generations Network, Inc., (2009), MA, Boston, Suffolk Cty, Wd 8, roll 65, pg 291. Data accessed Oct 2010.
      Thomas opened his home to his son-in-law DC Johnston following marriage to his daughter Sarah Elizabeth Murphy.



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