Annetta's Family

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Annabel Beatrice 

 

Leslie Seymour Johnstone

Leslie and Rosamond        Leslie in Siberia

 

Leslie was the oldest son of Byron and Annetta Johnstone. He was born on January 24,1884. He was married to Rosamond Murray who was born in 1892 in South Dakota. They were married in 1908. Leslie died unknown. They had no children.

 

At the time of the 1910 US census, Leslie was listed as the head of the household. Also living in his home was his wife Rosamond and his in-laws Charles and Catherine Murray. His sister-in-law Margaret was also living in the home. His occupation was listed as a jeweler.

 

On October 1,1917, Leslie who was living in Hyannis, Mass traveled to Toronto, Ontario and enlisted in the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force. In 1918, Leslie was in Siberia.

 

At the time of the 1920 US census, Leslie was a lodger, he was married but was not living with his wife. He was boarding at the home of Harold Royle and working as a jeweler in the local watch factory in the city of Waltham, Mass. Rosamond was living in Yarmouthtown with her mother and working as a telephone operator.

 

At the time of the 1930 census, Leslie and Rosamond were living together in a home valued at $8,500. It indicated that Leslie had immigrated to the US in 1901, but he was not a naturalized citizen. He was listed as a jeweler in a Jewelry store. He also indicated that he served in WW and he owned a radio. Rosamond was not working and she indicated that her birth place was South Dakota and her parents were born in PEI.