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Stephen Harper's grandparents

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Re: Stephen Harper's grandparents

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s (maternal) ancestral roots beginning with his great-grandfather Robert Johnston and his great-grandmother Margaret a.k.a. Maggie Henderson they were both born in two separate township’s near Durham, Ontario, Canada.

Durham is a community in the municipality of West Grey, Grey County, Ontario, Canada. Durham is located near the base of the Bruce Peninsula.

Durham is 30 km from Walkerton, Ontario, Canada.

Robert Johnston

Robert Johnston son of (Hinman a.k.a. Edmund Johnston and Helena Fullerton) was born on 31 October 1870 in Bentinck Township.

Robert Johnston died on 31 May 1946 and he was buried in Durham / Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada at the Durham Cemetery.

Robert Johnston married Margaret a.k.a Maggie Henderson on 14 November 1900 in Grey County, Ontario, Canada.

Margaret a.k.a Maggie Henderson

Margaret a.k.a. Maggie Henderson daughter of (George Henderson and Grace Milligan) was born on 23 September 1879 in Normanby Township.

Margaret a.k.a. Maggie Henderson died 04 January 1940 and she was buried in Durham / Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada at the Durham Cemetery.

Note:

Robert Johnston and Margaret a.k.a. Maggie Henderson are both buried alongside with their son Robert Melville Johnston.


Robert Johnston
&
Margaret a.k.a. Maggie Henderson
(They had the following children:)

Gorman Henderson Johnston

Hazel Ellen Johnston

Rupert Fullerton Johnston

Robert Melville Johnston

George Lowell Johnston


Gorman Henderson Johnston was born 26 March 1901 in Durham / Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada.

Gorman Henderson Johnston was buried in Durham / Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada at the Durham Cemetery.

Gorman Henderson Johnston married Margarete S. McRonald daughter of (James Craig McRonald and Jane Turnball) on 17 February 1926 in Durham, Grey County, Ontario, Canada at the Presbytarian Church.

Margarete S. McRonald was born 06 April 1899 in Grey County, Ontario, Canada.

Margarete S. McRonald died on 11 March 1989 and she was buried in Durham / Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada at the Durham Cemetery.


Hazel Ellen Johnston was born on 24 September 1902 in Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada

Hazel Ellen Johnston died on 03 April 1979 in Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada and she was buried in Durham / Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada at the Durham Cemetery.

Hazel Ellen Johnston married John Henry Lawson Hopkins son of (Charles Alexander Hopkins and Eliza Jane Smith) on 06 September 1924 in Hanover, Grey County, Ontario, Canada at the Presbytarian Church.

John Henry Lawson Hopkins was born on 18 April 1902 in Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada

John Henry Lawson Hopkins died on 18 January 1971 in Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada and he was buried in Durham / Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada at the Durham Cemetery.


RUPERT FULLERTON JOHNSTON IS STEPHEN HARPER’S GRANDFATER.

Rupert Fullerton Johnston was born on 13 May 1905 in Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada

Rupert Fullerton Johnston was buried in Hanover, Grey County, Ontario, Canada at the
Hanover (new) cemetery (Section 2).

Rupert Fullerton Johnston married Catherine Jane Herd daughter of (Alexander Herd and Margaret Geddes) on 17 October 1928 in Hanover, Grey County, Ontario, Canada at the Presbytarian Church.

Catherine Jane Herd was born on 17 October 1906 in Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada

Catherine Jane Herd was buried in Hanover, Grey County, Ontario, Canada at the
Hanover (new) cemetery (Section 2).


Robert Melville Johnston was born on 25 July 1909 in Grey County, Ontario, Canada and he died 31 July 1934 in Bentinck Township, Hanover RR#1, Ontario, Canada and he was buried in Durham / Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada at the Durham Cemetery.

Note:

Robert Melville Johnston may have never been married, it indicates on the certificate of registration of death that he was single and he is also buried with his parents (Robert Johnston and Margaret a.k.a. Maggie Henderson)


George Lowell Johnston was born on 06 July 1911 in Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada and he died on 12 January 1994 in Durham, Grey County, Ontario, Canada and he was buried in Durham / Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada at the Durham Cemetery.

George Lowell Johnston married Martha Elizabeth Jane (Bessie) Adlam daughter of (John-Jack Adlam and Jane Ewen) on 20 April 1932.

Martha Elizabeth Jane (Bessie) Adlam was born on 06 November 1914 in Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada and she died on 07 July 1988 in Durham, Grey County, Ontario, Canada and she was buried in Durham / Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada at the Durham Cemetery.


All information listed can be searched from various websites on the internet which is available to the general public for genealogical purposes.

Michel
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