- Things to see:
- Andrew Johnston grave, Echt Churchyard, Aberdeenshire.
It is grave no.188 in [Echt grave inscriptions].
Location: In gate, straight ahead, about 3rd last row from the back.
See street view.
Grave of Andrew Johnston and Elspet Smith, Echt.
and full size
Photo added 2017.
born 1727 [by age on grave].
He may be identical with the
12 Apr 1727 in Midmar
son of Robert Johnston and Margaret Donald.
See bapt entry
by Rosalyn Kinnear
mar 2 Aug 1759 at Echt
see mar cert
to Elspet Smith
is a Scottish form of Elizabeth].
She is probably identical with Elspet Smith,
bapt 1 Sept 1737, Echt,
dau of Robert Smith and Margaret Sang.
See bapt entry
Andrew was a farmer.
They lived Tillyboy,
W of Echt,
Echt par, Aberdeenshire
Listed at Tillyboy at dau's birth 1781.
Ann is listed at Tillyboy
when giving birth to her first child in Sept 1803.
Andrew died 26 Feb 1808, age 81 [grave], bur Echt churchyard, Aberdeenshire.
Elspet died 24 July 1810, age 73, bur Echt churchyard, Aberdeenshire.
- Robert Johnston, born 1760.
Note that both grandfathers may be Robert.
- Andrew Johnston, born 1769.
- Alexander Johnston, born 1773.
"Alexander Johnstone" witnessed bapt of (would be his nephew)
bapt 29 Nov 1781, Echt,
Aberdeenshire [mother age 44].
See bapt entry.
Witnessed by Thomas Aberdeen and William Hall.
Her child was baptised a month after she married.
So she was heavily pregnant at marriage
(or, less likely, had already given birth).
Listed as of Echt parish at marriage.
mar 14 Aug 1803, Echt,
and had issue.
See marriage entry.
Tillyboy), near Echt, Aberdeenshire.
From old map
Survey date: 1865. Publication date: 1866.
Tillyboy on modern