John Elliott Johnston was born in 1832, in Rahulton, Counry Cavan, Ireland. He died 3 August 1878. His first marriage was in 1864 in Sydney to Mary McLean (1845-67). His second marriage was in 1870 to Emma Gundry.
Local government service
John Elliott Johnston was an alderman of Cook Borough from 1863 to 1865.
Sydney Morning Herald 17 February 1872 p. 1