Samuel JOHNSTON and Isabella BURNS were married in Belfast, Ireland, in 1837. Four children are known to have survived to adulthood. Isabella died in Belfast in [1890 ?]. Samuel was in Toledo, Ohio, by late 1900 or early 1901, presumably living within his oldest son Robert's household there. Samuel died in Toledo in 1901.
Their children were:
- Robert Johnston, married to Elizabeth SUMMERSKILL
- John Johnston, marrried to Elizabeth ORR