More Family Names

CAMPBELL: Mary Anne Campbell (father Donald, mother Ann Rankin) from Carnoch, Glencoe, came to Australia on the HILJA in 1854 with her parents Ann and Donald Campbell, and brothers and sisters.   They settled at Inverleigh, Victoria.   She married Thomas Johnston in 1867.   Still tracing Campbell descendants.

HEMPHILL: WILLIAM HEMPHILL (aka Billy or Irish Bill)

of Broughton, Clay County, Kansas USA, William J. Hemphill, son of Henry Hemphill and Marjory Johnston, born at Derrykeighan, County Antrim, Ireland 4 March 1864.  Went to USA 1873  and spent a few weeks in New York City, then moved to Salina, Kansas then to Clay Center, Clay County, Kansas.  He lived withHannah and William McCully in later years.  He died 26 July 1925 at Broughton, Clay County, Kansas USA, Kansas.  He had a brother Thomas who died when he was 12.  We have a photo of him with his brother James taken 1884.
James & William Hemphill,  Kansas c. 1884

McCULLY: Hannah Johnston married William J. McCully in New York in 1877. They have five children: William 1879, James 1880, Harry 1883, Charles 1887 and Sarah Jane 1890. We have been able to contact her grand-daughter Irene Chapman, still living in Clay Center, Kansas.

RANKIN:   Thomas Johnston married Mary Anne Campbell in 1867 in Victoria.   Her mother was Ann Rankin from Slate, Ballachullish.   We still have her Gaelic Bible dated 1814.  (photocopies taken back to Glencoe Museum September 2011).    The Rankins also came to Australia and lived at Ondit, just north of Colac, Victoria, not far from the Campbells at Inverleigh and the Johnstons at Linton.    We are still searching for their descendants.

RICHARDS: Mary Jane Johnston married Hugh Richards in Ireland, travelled with her family and husband to the US in 1873 on SS INDIA.    We have contact with her great grand-daughter Lyn Crowder in California  (Hi Lyn!!)

Margaret Johnston married Thomas Rutherford in New York 1875.   It has been wonderful to find her Artley descendants on the 150th anniversary of her birth in October 1853.
And of course
JOHNSTON: James Stewart Johnston, born 1814 (?Antrim?), his parents were Molly and Thomas Johnston.  An elderly aunt said they were only in Ireland for one generation from Scotland.   No other details.  

Margaret (Peggy) Johnston , Hannah McCully and Margaret Rutherford, Kansas  c. 1890

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