Delace JOHNSTON
Elva SWEET

Husband:  Delace JOHNSTON
Birth:  23 Sep 1879, Wrightstown, Otter Tail Co., Minnesota 
Death:  3 Jul 1962, Missoula Co., Montana
Burial:
Father:  Harvey Henry JOHNSTON
Mother:  Elizabeth Elenor QUENETT

Marriage:  17 Aug 1904, Luverne, Rock Co., Minnesota

Wife:  Elva SWEET
Birth:  15 Sep 1885, Linn Grove, Buena Vista Co., Iowa 
Death:  15 Dec 1974, Havre, Hill Co., Montana 
Burial:
Father:  John SWEET
Mother:  Marietta SEARLES

Children:
1. Cora Idella JOHNSTON, b: 26 Mar 1905, Luverne, Rock Co., Minnesota
2. Myrtle Etta JOHNSTON, b: 13 Dec 1906, Pierre, Hughes Co., South Dakota
3. Nina Gertrude JOHNSTON, b: 23 Mar 1909, Pierre, Hughes Co., South Dakota
4. Ethel JOHNSTON, b: 10 Jun 1911, Pierre, Hughes Co., South Dakota
5. Ruby Gladys JOHNSTON, b: 16 Apr 1913, Pierre, Hughes Co., South Dakota
6. Eleanor Florence JOHNSTON, b: 11 Apr 1915, Lancaster, Kittson Co., Minnesota
7. Elva Louise "Buster" JOHNSTON, b: 18 Mar 1917, Lancaster, Kittson Co., Minnesota
8. Clarence Delman "Johnny" JOHNSTON, b: 25 May 1919, Lancaster, Kittson Co., Minnesota
9. Bertram JOHNSTON, b: 1 Aug 1921, Lancaster, Kittson Co., Minnesota
                                   d: 29 Sep 1924, Lancaster, Kittson Co., Minnesota
10. Dorothy Mabel JOHNSTON, b: 3 Sep1923, Lancaster, Kittson Co., Minnesota
11. Harold Leslie JOHNSTON, b: 14 Oct 1925, Lancaster, Kittson Co., Minnesota
12. Susie Ann JOHNSTON, b: 30 Nov 1928, Lancaster, Kittson Co., Minnesota
13. Hazel Margaret JOHNSTON, b: 4 Apr 1931, Lancaster, Kittson Co., Minnesota
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Notes:
Delace, Elva and their daughter Cora moved to South Dakota sometime between the summer of 1905 and winter of 1906.  He owned 160 acres of land in Stanley County, South Dakota (Desc: Twp 4N/26E, Sec. 11) in December of 1909. They moved back to Minnesota between Summer of 1913 and Spring of 1915. 

Delace's birth registration shows:

 OTTER TAILCO., MN

  BIRTH REGISTRATION

 NAME:  Delacy Johnston

  DOB:  23 Sep 1879    

 SEX:  M            Race:  W

  POB:  Woodside Twp. Otter Tail Co., Minnesota

 FATHER:  Henry

  FATHERíS POB:  Wisconsin

 FATHERíS AGE: 

  FATHERíS OCCUPATION:  Farmer

 MOTHER:  Eleanor        

  MOTHERíS POB:  New York

 MOTHERíS AGE:  

  MOTHERíS OCCUPATION: 

 DATE REGISTERED:  22 Dec 1879

 

1905 State Census Data (MNSC_152, 1-Jun-1905, Line 2-4), Luverne, Rock Co., Minnesota,  

 NAME

Age

Sex

M/S
W/D

 Occupation

POB

Fa.
POB

Mo.
POB

 JOHNSTON, D

24

M

M

 Laborer

MN

MN

MN

                    Alva

19

F

M

  

IA

Can

Ire

                   (Baby)

2m

F

M

  

MN

MN

IA

1910 Federal Census Data (T624_1488, Page 234A), Clifton School Twp., Sully Co., South Dakota,
                                                                                      Enumeration District: 402, Enumeration Date: 5-Apr-1910, Family #97

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Age

M/S W/D

# Yr Mar

# C B.

# C L.

POB

Fa. POB

Mo.
POB

Occupation
 or Trade

In Sch

 JOHNSTON, DeLace

 Head

M

30

M

5

 

 

MN

MN

WI

 Farmer

 

                      Elva

 Wife

F

24

M

5

3

IA

IL

MI

 None

 

                      Cora

 Daughter

F

5

S

 

 

 

MN

MN

IA

 None

 

                      Myrtle

 Daughter

F

3

S

 

 

 

SD

MN

IA

 None

 

                      Nina

 Daughter

F

1

S

 

 

 

SD

MN

IA

 None

 

1920 Federal Census Data (T625_0841, Page 208A), Lancaster Village, Kittson Co., Minnesota,
                                                                                    Enumeration District 63, Enumeration Date: 5-Feb-1920, Family #199

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Col.

Age

M/S
W/D

In
Sch

POB

Fa.
POB

Mo.
POB

Occupation

 JOHNSTON, Dilace

 Head

M

W

40

M

 

MN

WI

NY

 Farmer

                     Elva

 Wife

F

W

34

M

 

IA

 IL

MI 

 None

                     Cora

 Daughter

F

W

14

S

 X

MN

MN

IA

 None

                     Myrtle

 Daughter

F

W

 13

S

 X

SD

MN

IA

 None

                     Nina

 Daughter

F

W

 10

S

 X

SD

MN

IA

 None

                     Ethel

 Daughter

F

W

 8

S

 X

SD

MN

IA

 None

                     Ruby

 Daughter

F

W

 6

S

 X

SD

MN

IA

 None

                     Eleanor

 Daughter

F

W

 4y8m

S

 

MN

MN

IA

 None

                     Elva

 Daughter

F

W

 2y8m

S

 

 MN 

MN

IA

 None

                     Clarence

 Son

M

W

 8m

S

 

MN

MN

IA

 None

1930 Federal Census Data (T626_1103, Page 258A), Saint Joseph Township, Kittson Co., Minnesota,
                                                                                      Enumeration District #28,  Enumeration Date: 17-Apr-1930, Family #1

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Col.

Age

M/S W/D

Mar. Age

In Sch

POB

Fa. POB

Mo. POB

Occupation

 JOHNSTON, Delace

 Head

M

W

50

M

24

 

MN

WI

NY

 Farmer

                     Elva

 Wife

F

W

44

M

18

 

IA

IL

MI 

 None

                     Ruby

 Daughter

F

W

16

S

 

 

SD

MN

IA

 None

                     Eleanore

 Daughter

F

W

14

S

 

X

 MN

MN

IA

 None

                     Elva

 Daughter

F

W

13

S

 

X

 MN

MN

IA

 None

                     Clarence

 Son

M

W

10

S

 

X

MN

MN

IA

 None

                     Dorothy

 Daughter

F

W

6

S

 

X

MN

MN

IA

 None

                     Harold

 Son

M

W

4y 5m

 S 

 

 

MN

MN

IA

 None

                     Susie

 Daughter

F

W

1y 4m

 S

 

 

MN

MN

IA

 None

1940 Federal Census Data (T627_04368-00268, Page 130A), Bellingham, Ward 2, Whatcom Co., Washington,
                                                                              Enumeration District: 37-10, Enumeration Date: 8-Apr-1940, Family #154

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Age

M/S W/D

In
Sch

Gr.
Cmp.

POB

Occupation / Industry

 JOHNSTON, De Lace

 Head

M

60

M

 

6

MN

 

                   Elva

 Wife

F

54

M

 

8

IA

   

                   Harold

 Son

M

14

S

X

8

MN

   

                   Suzie

 Daughter

F

12

S

X

6

MN

   

                   Hazel

 Daughter

F

9

S

X

2

MT

   

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Sources:
1) Birth - Husband: Otter Tail County Minnesota Vital Statistics - Births, Book B, Page 147, Line 6
2) Death - Husband:  Missoula County Montana Vital Statistics - Deaths, File #53
3) Death - Wife:  Hill County Montana Vital Statistics - Deaths, File #6504

4) Death - Child #9: Kittson County Minnesota Vital Statistics - Deaths, Cert. ID# 1924-MN-006390