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Ivan Matthew JOHNSTON

Ivan Matthew JOHNSTON

Male 1909 - 1936  (26 years)

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  • Name Ivan Matthew JOHNSTON  [1
    Born 5 Apr 1909  Gwalia WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Biography Notes c1930  Scadden WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    History: He had worked on his brother Gordon's farm near the town of Scadden, W.A. until the Depression when the farm was lost in the 1930s. Ivan then moved on to Collie where Gordon was to be sent by his NO WORD ENTRY HERE after the war, and it was at Collie WA that Ivan died young.  
    • Ivan Matthew Johnston born 5/4/1909 at Gwalia, W.A.

      Occupation: Truckdriver.

      Residences: Scadden & Collie, W.A. _

      Death: on 4/2/1936 at Collie aged 26 years (from a ruptured appendix). interred at the Collie Cemetery.

      Marriage: to «b»Ada Douglas«/b» who died in 1989. No details provided. _

      History: He had worked on his brother Gordon's farm nearthe town of Scadden, W.A. until the Depression when the farm was lost in the 1930s. Ivan then moved on to Collie where Gordon was to be sent by his after the war, and it was at Collie that he died young. There had been 4 children of the marriage - Arthur, Dorothy, and twins Douglas & Bruce.
    Cause of death 4 Feb 1936  Collie WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Burst appendix and poor doctor died in Collie Hospital of peritonitis. Evidence pending from Pat Longs story. 
    Occupation Gwalia WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Truck driver 
    Residence Scadden WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence Collie WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 4 Feb 1936  Collie WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried Collie WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • BURIED Collie Cemetery row 72 plot 551 plaque created and placed by Pat Long around year 2000
    Person ID I-5769  Christina and Donald McLean | Ewen (Hugh the younger) McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2017 

    Father Matthew JOHNSTON,   b. 20 Oct 1864, Bremer SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1936, Perth WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship -1863 
    Mother Elizabeth Ann MCLEAN,   b. 9 Dec 1874, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1948, Merredin WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship -1863 
    Married 17 Nov 1896  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F-1863  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ada DOUGLAS,   d. 1989 
    Children 
     1. Arthur JOHNSTON
     2. Dorothy JOHNSTON
     3. Douglas JOHNSTON
     4. Bruce JOHNSTON
    Last Modified 21 Dec 2013 19:18:00 
    Family ID F-1886  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0631 - Ivan Matthew Johnston.jpg
    0631 - Ivan Matthew Johnston.jpg

    Stories
    1995 - Ivan Matthew Johnston & Ada Douglas
    1995 - Ivan Matthew Johnston & Ada Douglas
    Biography as published in the BRB in 1995.

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] FS BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', 1995, The BRB has a good index for each individual. Copies of the BRB available Strathalbyn National Trust Museum & Library, several libraries around Australia including State Library SA, and Western Australian Genealogical Society Bayswater WA Request assistance for locating a copy through 'Contact us' on this website. .

    2. [S-54] FM Pat Long-nee Loder, Interview Lorna McLean, 19.1.17 Researcher Lorna McLean interview.
      EXtensive verbal description. Offered to summarise/edit the disaster on the family's loss

    3. [S-54] FM Pat Long-nee Loder, Interview Lorna McLean, 19.1.17 Researcher Lorna McLean interview.
      EXtensive description. Offered to summarise/edit the disaster on the family's loss

    4. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au, https://www.genealogysa.org.au/index.php?option=com_search&Itemid=32, 16 Jun 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Matthew JOHNSTON and Elizabeth Ann MCLEAN Marriage Date: 1896, November 17 Marriage Place: Res of Mrs Jefferis StrathalbynSA Groom Age: 31 Groom Approx. Birth Year: 1865 Groom Father: John JOHNSTON Bride Age: 20
      Bride Approx. Birth Year: 1876 Bride Father Name: Hugh MCLEAN Book/Page: 189/525