Frederick Duncan JOHNSTON
Myrta Alice HOSMER

Husband:  Frederick Duncan JOHNSTON
Birth:  28 Sep 1875, Wrightstown, Otter Tail Co., Minnesota 
Death:   11 Dec 1969, Bellingham, Whatcom Co., Washington
Burial:  Dec 1969, Bayview Cemetery, Bellingham, Whatcom Co., Washington
Father:  Harvey Henry JOHNSTON
Mother:  Elizabeth Elenor QUENETT

Marriage:  19 Jul 1899, Otter Tail Co., Minnesota

Wife:  Myrta Alice HOSMER
Birth:  Sep 1878, Pleasant Valley, Fayette Co., Iowa
Death:  3 Nov 1943, Bellingham, Whatcom Co., Washington
Burial:  Nov 1943, Bayview Cemetery, Bellingham, Whatcom Co., Washington
Father:  William D. HOSMER
Mother:  Lucy UNKNOWN

Children:
1. Orlin Eugene JOHNSTON, b: 3 May 1904, Wrightstown, Otter Tail Co., Minnesota
2. Muriel Eleanor JOHNSTON, b: 3 Aug 1906, Wrightstown, Otter Tail Co., Minnesota
                                             d: 18 Feb 1996, Fresno, Fresno Co., California
                                          bur: Clovis Cemetery, Clovis, Fresno Co., California
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Notes:
Fred and Myrta were married in the residence of M. C. Reeves, Otter Tail County.

Fred's birth registration information shows:

 OTTER TAILCO., MN

  BIRTH REGISTRATION

 NAME:  Fred Duncan Johnston

  DOB:  26 Sep 1875    

 SEX:  M            Race:  W

  POB:  Woodside Twp. Otter Tail Co., Minnesota

 FATHER:  Henry Harvey Johnston

  FATHERíS POB: 

 FATHERíS AGE:  26

  FATHERíS OCCUPATION:  Farmer

 MOTHER:  Eleanor Quenett        

  MOTHERíS POB:

 MOTHERíS AGE:  26

  MOTHERíS OCCUPATION:  Housewife

 DATE REGISTERED:  23 Aug 1943 *

 

  *  Evidenced by Walter  (Brother):

 

     Hospital Record dated 3/12/1930

 

     Insurance dated 10/1/1930

 

     Lodge Record dated 5/1/1936

 

1900 Federal Census Data (T623_0779, Page 202B), Woodside Twp., Otter Tail Co., Minnesota,
                                                                                      Enumeration District: 165, Enumeration Date:
6-Jun-1900, Family #13

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Birth Mo.

Birth Yr

Age

M/S W/D

# Yr Mar

# C Bn.

# C Liv.

POB

Fa. POB

Mo. POB

Occupation
or Trade

In Sch

 JOHNSTON, Fred

 Head

M

Sep

1875

24

M

0

 

 

MN

WI

WI

 Farm Laborer

 

                     Myrta

 Wife

F

Sep

1878

21

M

0

0

0

IA

WI

WI

  

 

1905 State Census Data (MNSC_140, 7-Jun-1905, Page 444, #385), Woodside, Otter Tail Co., Minnesota,

 NAME

Age

Sex

M/S
W/D

 Occupation

POB

Fa.
POB

Mo.
POB

 JOHNSTON, Fred D

29

M

M

 Farmer

MN

WI

WI

                 Myrta A

26

F

M

 Housewife

IA

US

WI

                 Orlin E

1

M

S

 

IA(MN)

WI(MN)

MN(IA)

1910 Federal Census Data (T624_1148, Page 199B), Sherbrooke Twp., Steele Co., North Dakota,
                                                                                      Enumeration District: 207, Enumeration Date: 21-Apr-1910, Family #35

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Age

M/S W/D

# Yr Mar

# C B.

# C L.

POB

Fa. POB

Mo.
POB

Occupation
 or Trade

In Sch

 JOHNSON, Fred

 Hired Hand

M

34

M

11

 

 

MN

MN

Unk

 Workman / Farm

 

                    Myrtle

 Wife

F

31

M

11

4

2

IA

WI

WI

 Servant / Housework

 

                    Orlin

 Son

M

5

S

 

 

 

MN

MN

IA

 None

 

                    Myril

 Daughter

F

3

S

 

 

 

MN

MN

IA

 None

 

1920 Federal Census Data (T625_1943, Page 202A), Bellingham, Whatcom Co., Washington,
                                                                                      Enumeration District: 231, Enumeration Date: 7-Jan-1920, Family #120

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Col.

Age

M/S
W/D

POB

Fa.
POB

Mo.
POB

Occupation

In Sch.

 JOHNSON, Fred

 Head

M

W

43

M

MN

WI

WI

 Farmer

 

                    Myrta

 Wife

F

W

42

M

IA

WI

IN

 None

  

                    Muriel

 Daughter

F

W

13

S

MN

MN

IA

 None

   X

                    Orlin

 Son

M

W

15

S

MN

MN

IA

 Janitor Work / P P Lea Co

   X

1930 Federal Census Data (T626_2522, Page 129B), Bellingham Ward 3, Whatcom Co., Washington,
                                                                                      Enumeration District: 16, Enumeration Date: 11-Apr-1930, Family #426

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Col.

Age

M/S W/D

Age Marr.

POB

Fa. POB

Mo. POB

 In Sch

Occupation

 JOHNSTON, Fred

 Head

M

W

55

M

23

MN

WI

WI

 

 Laborer / Construction

                      Myrta

 Wife

F

W

51

M

20

IA

WI

IN

 

 None

                      Muriel

 Daughter

F

W

23

S

 

MN

MN

IA

 

 Trained Nurse / Hospital

                      Orlin

 Son

M

W

25

S

 

MN

MN

IA

 

 Electrician / Pulp Mill

1940 Federal Census Data (T627_04368-00523, Page 283A), Bellingham Ward 3, Whatcom Co., Washington,
                                                                               Enumeration District: 37-19, Enumeration Date: 9-Apr-1940, Family #163

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Age

M/S W/D

In
Sch

Gr.
Cmp.

POB

Occupation / Industry

 JOHNSTON, Fred

 Head

M

64

M

 

7

MN

 Country Road Grader/ Country Road

                   Myrta

 Wife

F

62

M

 

8

IA

 

After Myrta died, Fred married Bessie Louise (Brandt) Morgan Kuhns, the widow of Benjamin Morgan and Edward Ellis Kuhns.
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Sources:
1) Birth - Husband: Otter Tail County Minnesota Vital Statistics - Births, Book A, Page 157, Line 9 (certified copy available)
2) Marriage: Otter Tail County Minnesota Vital Statistics - Marriages, Book J, Page 540
3) Death - Husband: Whatcom County Washington Vital Statistics - Deaths, Cert. #030323
4) Death - Wife: Whatcom County Washington Vital Statistics - Deaths, Cert. #000376