Submitted by: Susan Langheld
Death Notices from Newspaper in Cleveland, TN
1909-1911(from microfilm)


Prominent Young Man Called to His Home on High

Shortly before nine o’clock Wednesday morning occurred the death of French Johnston, son of Mrs. Caroline Johnston, at the family home just west of town. The surviving members of the family are Mrs. Caroline Johnston, Miss Caroiline , a sister, and three brothers, as follows, Col. Eugene, Frank, and Joe Johnston. Deceased was 31 years of age and the funeral was held Friday afternoon. Mr. Johnston was a splendid young man. Several years ago he was injured in a railroad accident and a complication of diseases resulted from this in the end causing his death.(May 21, 1909 Cleveland Journal & Banner )