Munro H. Johnston

M, #1427, b. February 1879, d. 1 September 1944
Father*John L. Johnston
Mother*Minvera Clapp
Munro H. Johnston was born in February 1879 at Cannington, Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada. This date is according to the 1901 Census. His obituary would have his birth date as 1874. Munro and Elizabeth Annie Harris, daughter of Edward William Harris and Susannah Larbalestier, were married by Reverend J. E. Starr on Tuesday, 14 April 1903 at Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. She was 24, born Ontario, living in Toronto, spinster, Presbyterian. He was 29, born Ontario, living in Toronto, bachelor, machinist, Presbyterian. Emily Woodhouse and Henry Craig witnessed the marriage. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 1911 at 43 Birch Drive, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He is recorded as: Johnston, Munro, male, head, married, born Feb 1879, age 32, born Ontario, Irish origin, Canadian, Anglican, employed as a carpenter, earned $700, has $400 in insurance costing $3.60, able to read, write and speak English. Elizabeth Annie Johnston also appeared in the household. He began military service on 25 February 1916 at Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada, when he signed his attestation papers becoming regimental #778905. He was living at 108 Cumberland St., born Canada on Feb. 5 1874, Inspector of Health, married, next of kin was wife Elizabeth, same address. Previously served in the 12'th Regiment York Rangers. He was deemed fit and described as: 5' 4½" tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, greyish hair, Church of England. No distinguishing marks. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 15 June 1921 at 108 Cumberland Street, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was enumerated as: Johnston, Munro, rents for $35/month, occupies 8 rooms, head, male, married, age 44, born Ontario, both parents born Ontario, Canadian, Irish origin, speaks English, does not speak French, Church of England, able to read and write, inspector for the city, earned $1500. Elizabeth Annie Johnston and lodger Emma Massey also appeared in the household. He was listed as the informant of the death of Edward William Harris. Munro died on Friday, 1 September 1944 at Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 65 years and 7 months. He was buried on Tuesday, 5 September 1944 at Prospect Cemetery, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada.

Family

Elizabeth Annie Harris b. 26 Dec 1878