The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 126
Mrs. Eleanor Russell Coleman Johnston.
DAR ID Number: 125080
Born in Lexington, Ky.
Wife of Meredith Armistead, Johnston.
Descendant of Lieut. Col. Robert McPherson, Col. Samuel Lyon, Robert Goodwin, Lieut. Alexander Russell, and John Coleman, as follows:
1. Benjamin L. Coleman (1847-1915) m. 1873 Isabella R. Milligan (b. 1847).
2. Robert Milligan (1814-75) m. 1842 Eleanor Blaine Russell (1815-1908); Samuel Coleman (1804-84) m. 1825 Elizabeth C. Graves (1807-93).
3. James McPherson Russell (1786-1870) m. 1812 Rebecca Lyon (1785-1863); Joseph Graves (d. 1826) m. 1790 Mary Goodwin (d. 1815); John Coleman, Jr., m. 2d 1791 Lucy Chiles (1773-1832).
[p.27] 4. Alexander Russell (1758-1836) m. 1785 Mary McPherson (1763-1850); Samuel Lyon m. Eleanor Blaine (1750-95); Robert Goodwin m. Jane Tulloch; John Coleman m. 1731 Eunice Hawes (d. 1807).
5. Robert McPherson m. 1751 Agnes Miller (d. 1802).
Robert McPherson (1730-89) was a delegane from York County to the Provincial Congress and served as lieutenant colonel of Associators. His commission is in the family. He was born in Scotland; died in Gettysburg, Pa.
Samuel Lyon (1750-95) was commissioned colonel of Cumberland County militia, 1777, and was appointed commissioner of purchases, 1780. He was born in Marsh Creek; died in Carlisle, Pa.
Robert Goodwin (1739-89) served as private in the South Carolina troops. He was born in York County; died in Louisa County, Va.
Alexander Russell (1758-1836) served as 2d lieutenant and afterwards 1st lieutenant under Captain Alexander in the 7th regiment, Pennsylvania Line. He was born in York County; died in Gettysburg, Pa.
Also No. 119365.
John Coleman (1710-83) was a member of the House of Delegates of Virginia, 1781. He was born in Virginia.
Also No. 95828.