Lewis Johnston

10th Mar 1784 - ????

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Lewis Johnston, Canadian physician, co-awardee with his brother James William Johnston and William Bruce Almon and Mather Byles Almon, probably as executor of his brother John Johnston (all q.v.).

  1. Born in St Augustine, Florida, the second son of William Martin Johnston and his wife Elizabeth née Lichtenstein. Sent to Scotland for his education; graduated Edinburgh University in 1807. Practised medicine in Jamaica from 1808 where he took over his father's lucrative practice. Married a sister of the Revd. John Pryor; they had 16 children. Returned to Nova Scotia at some point and continued to practise medicine. Died at Wolfville, Nova Scotia.

Sources

T71/865 St Andrew claim no. 494 (Mount Salus).

  1. W. Arthur Calnek, A Brief Memoir of the late Honorable James William Johnston, First Judge in Equity of Nova Scotia (St John's, Newfoundland, Geo. A. Knodell, 1884) pp. 10-11.

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
[forename unknown] Pryor
Children
16 children, including Lewis
University
Edinburgh [1807 ]
Occupation
Physician

Associated Claims (1)

£514 15S 7D
Awardee

Legacies Summary

Imperial (1)

Other
Canada: Nova Scotia including Cape Breton Island 
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Practised as a physician in Nova...

Relationships (2)

Brothers
Brothers

Addresses (4)

Jamaica
St Augustine, Florida, USA
Edinburgh, Midlothian (Edinburgh), Central Scotland, Scotland
Nova Scotia, Canada