Larkin Johnston


In Memory of LARKIN JOHNSTON who departed this life April 25th 1831
Aged 34 years. As a slight tribute of affection for departed worth & piety, this humble monument is erected. And I heard a voice from Heaven saying, with me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth Yee, saith the spirit, that they may rest from their labours and their worries do follow them.  Rev. 14:13

Section - Section 7
ID -85

Birth -1797

Death - 1831

Age - Age 21-40

Gender - Male

Profession - Merchant

Veteran- N/A

Data -

[1] 8/16/1823  Store opposite that of Farmers Hotel “Old Madeira, Port, Sherry, Claret and cheap wine, cognac, brandy of superior quality
Request all his friends indiscriminately who are indebted to him to come forward and show their friendship by their respective balance as he is experiencing loss and inconvenience  by not having his friends at command .”

[2]  4/27/1831 obituary – merchant 33 years old “favorably regarded for the general propriety and correctness of his deportment he was distinguished by the purest integrity and principle uprightness of conduct benevolence of feeling in his intercourse with his fellowman. To these virtues were added those of a sincere and uniform piety, exemplified for some years past as a member of the Episcopal church in the fulfilment of the diversified obligations of life.”

[3] Married J. S. Pearson
[4] Member Hope Fire Company

Sources -

[1] Virginia Herald 16 Aug 1823  35
[2] Virginia Herald 27 Apr 1831 3×2
[3] Virginia Herald 4/1/1820 3×2
[4] Virginia Herald 2/1/1823 3×3

Notes - N/A;


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