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Johnston Cemetary photograph
Description: Caption on the back of the photograph reads "Scene in Johnston burying ground, Piqua, Ohio, (commencing at the right) Mr. John Johnston Kirk, Piqua, Ohio, Mrs. Margaret Kirk Ayers, piqua, Ohio, Miss Rachel Vance, Piqua, Ohio, Mrs. George W. Jones, Cincinnati, Ohio, Mrs. Joh. H. Crane, Dayton, Ohio, Mrs. Rachel Johnston Davies, Piqua, Ohio, Master Samuel Johnston Davies, Piqua, Ohio, Mrs. Hebe Craig, New York City, Mrs. Frank Carter Davies, Piqua, Ohio, Mr. S. J. Patterson, Dayton, Ohio, Mrs. Frank Conover, Dayton, Ohio, Mrs. Stephen Johnston, Piqua, Ohio, Mrs. Will Johnston, Piqua, Ohio, and Mr. Stephen Johnston, Piqua, Ohio." 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_004
Subjects: Cemeteries; Death and burial; Monuments & memorials; Families--Ohio
Places: Piqua (Ohio); Miami County (Ohio);