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Elizabeth Barnard Johnston gravestone
Description: Grave of Elizabeth Barnard Johnston in Johnston Graveyard, Piqua, Miami County, Ohio. Monument reads "Elizabeth Barnard Johnston A Native of Donegal, Ireland DIED Aug 18, 1834 Aged 89 years A tribute from a Son." Caption on the back of the photograph reads "Scene in the old Johnston grave year, Piqua, Ohio." Elizabeth Barnard Johnston was the mother of John Johnston. Johnston Farm, maintained as a state memorial, is the homestead of John Johnston. Johnston is best known for holding the office of Indian Agent for over 30 years, appointed by President James Madison in the early years of the state to oversee the American Indian reservations in northwest Ohio. Johnston was an important political and social figure in Ohio who also served as a state canal commissioner, helped to found Kenyon College and served on the board of trustees of Miami University. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AV29_B01F02_002
Subjects: Cemeteries; Death and burial; Monuments & memorials;
Places: Piqua (Ohio); Miami County (Ohio);