119. LARKIN SLAUGHTER "DOCK"4 JOHNSTON (JAMES FRANKLIN3, GEORGE GREGORY ("G.G." OR "GREG")2, LEWIS1) (#223) was born in Albertha, Randolph County, Arkansas, June 21, 1878. LARKIN died June 28, 1949 in Ardmore, Oklahoma, at 71 years of age. His body was interred in Ardmore, Oklahoma, Rose Hill Cemetery.
Larkin Slaughter "Dock" Johnston at age 12
He married FRANCES LOU ELLA (OR LUELLA) MARSHALL in Arkansas, February 27, 1898. (FRANCES LOU ELLA (OR LUELLA) MARSHALL is #238.) FRANCES was born in Albertha, Arkansas, August 12, 1879. FRANCES was the daughter of JOSEPH MANSON MARSHALL and PARTHENA (OR PHARTHENA) ELIZABETH DAVIS. FRANCES died April 28, 1956 in Ardmore, Oklahoma, at 76 years of age. Her body was interred in Ardmore, Oklahoma, Rose Hill Cemetery.
Larkin Slaughter "Dock" Johnston; Luella Marshall Johnston;
Esther Johnston in lap; Luella's two brothers in back.
THE JAMES FRANKLIN JOHNSTON FAMILY - ABOUT 1887
Standing, left to right: L. S. "DOCK" JOHNSTON - ABOUT 9 YEARS OLD
MARTHA ELLEN JOHNSTON - ABOUT 15
FLORENCE MARGANIA JOHNSTON "GANIE" - ABOUT 19
JESSE GREEN JOHNSTON - ABOUT 12
Sitting, left to right: ARENA (JOHNSTON) KERLEY - ABOUT 29 YEARS OLD. NOTE THE WEDDING BAND ON LEFT HAND AND BANDAGE ON RIGHT.
MOTHER - MARTHA E. (McDANIEL) JOHNSTON - ABOUT 55
FATHER: JAMES FRANKLIN JOHNSTON - ABOUT 58. NOTE THE KNIFE IN LEFT HAND AND "WHITTLIN" STICK IN RIGHT. HE WAS DEFINITELY LEFT-HANDED.
LARKIN SLAUGHTER "DOCK" JOHNSTON and FRANCES LOU ELLA (OR LUELLA) MARSHALL had the following family:
+ 301 i. ESTHER ELIZABETH5 JOHNSTON was born in Albertha, Arkansas, May 28, 1899.
+ 302 ii. HELEN VERA JOHNSTON was born in Albertha, Arkansas, June 25, 1902.
+ 303 iii. LARRY LEXINGTON "LEX" JOHNSTON was born in Albertha, Arkansas, February 7, 1905.
+ 304 iv. BUREN KENNITH "B.K." JOHNSTON was born in Albertha, Arkansas, September 12, 1907.
+ 305 v. MARSHALL KEITH JOHNSTON was born in Albertha or Biggers, Arkansas, January 8, 1911.
+ 306 vi. LARKIN LOUDEAN JOHNSTON was born in Biggers, Arkansas, May 28, 1915.
Larkin Slaughter "Dock" and family in Ardmore about 1921
Back left to right: Lex; Vera; Dock; Luella; Fred Legate; Esther; Lois May (wife of Jesse);
front: Buren (B.K.); Loudean; Keith; Irene (daughter of Jesse)
Standing left to right: Esther; Vera; Lex; Buren; Keith; Loudean.
Sitting: Luella and Larkin "Dock" Johnston
(taken about 1928)
Larkin Slaughter "Dock" and Luella Johnston
(taken about 1948)
Note: Luella is not wearing the infamous "pedal-pushers" of that era. They are facing a strong wind, which has blown the skirt of her dress back between her legs.
MARTHA E. (McDANIEL) JOHNSTON, with youngest daughters-in-law, LUELLA (MARSHALL) JOHNSTON on the left and LOIS MAE (CLEMENTS) JOHNSTON on the right. Taken about 1898 in Randolph County. The doll in the chair may be Martha's subtle hint.
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