Johnston, John, Dd
Johnston, John, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born at Crawford, Orange County, N.Y., January 28, 1778. He graduated from the College of New Jersey in 1801; studied theology privately in Princeton; was licensed by the New Brunswick Presbytery in October, 1806. In 1807 he accepted a call to the united congregations of Newburgh and New Windsor, N.Y. In 1810 he was released from the congregation of New Windsor, but remained as pastor at Newburgh until his death, August 26, 1855. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 4:394.