Johnston & Randall

All web pages attached to this section of the website, have been prepared for members of the Johnston and Randall families. Each individual web page is based on verifiable sources, documents and citations obtained from official sources.

Because many people are associated with the surnames Johnston and Randall; understandably these names are not unique to our family. The names are shared by many groups or individuals who are not actually related to us, or even to each other. Ancestral relationships of unconnected individuals or families should be avoided.

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Johnston Family Ancestor

Our Johnston Ancestors

Descendant fan chart of John Alexander Johnston and Mary Crawford including Ralph Richmond Johnston
Descendant fan chart of John Alexander Johnston and Mary Crawford including Ralph Richmond Johnston

The related Johnston ancestors include members of the Black, Crawford, Hindmarsh, Loane, Moffitt, Rutter, Urpeth, Robinson, Trickey, Spoust and Brough families.

Our objective is to clearly identify those people with the surname Johnston who are our direct ancestors. To meet this criterion, we know that they must have Irish or Australian heritage and been directly related to John Alexander Johnston (1794-1878) and Mary Crawford (1802-1883) and their ancestors or descendants.

John and Mary were both born in Fermanagh, Northern Ireland and arrived in New South Wales, Australia in 1860. They married in Ireland in 1822 and had ten children. The descendants of the union between John and Mary created the direct ancestors of this branch of the Johnston family. Click to view the original immigrant ship “Alfred” document.

Arrival of John Johnston and Family aboard immigrant ship Alfred to Sydney on 6 January 1860
Arrival of John Johnston and Family aboard immigrant ship Alfred to Sydney on 6 January 1860
Randall Family Ancestor

Our Randall Ancestors

Descendant fan chart of Emmanuel Randall and Mathilde Withrigel including Ruby Norma Randall
Descendant fan chart of Emmanuel Randall and Mathilde Withrigel including Ruby Norma Randall

The related Randall ancestors include members of the Cowan, Smail, McLeod, Cumming, Scott, McDonald, Murray, Stewart and Hislope families. Each Micro-Bio is based on verifiable sources, documents and citations obtained from official sources.

Our objective is to clearly identify those people with the surname Randall who are our direct ancestors. To meet this criterion, we know that they must have English, Scottish or Australian heritage and been directly related to Edward Emanuel Randall (1869-1952) and Isabella Marion Cowan (1869-1929) and their ancestors or descendants.

Edward was born in Shropshire, England and arrived in Queensland, Australia aboard the ship Famenoth in 1888. He married Isabella at Grafton in 1892 and had six children. The descendants of the union between Edward and Isabella created the direct ancestors of this branch of the Randall family.

Arrival of Edward Emmanuel Randall aboard ship Famenoth to Queensland on 2 November 1888
Arrival of Edward Emmanuel Randall aboard ship Famenoth to Queensland on 2 November 1888

2 comments on “Johnston & Randall
  1. Lee Try says:

    Hello, is there anywhere to buy a copy of the johnston family book. David Johnston is my great,great grandfather

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