Joel Dayne Johnston

Joel Dayne Johnston was born in Lufkin, Texas and raised in Port Arthur, Texas. He married (me) Monica Rachelle Bourgeois in Houston, Texas. In 2003, we move to Southern California. We have 2 boys:

  1. Trevor Lee Johnston
  2. Lukas Dayne Johnston

Marilyn Leanne Powelson

Marilyn Leanne Powelson married Howell Dayne Johnston in Groves, Texas. They moved to Houston for 5 years, then to Lufkin for 6 years, and finally to Port Arthur, Texas until retirement. In 2009, Dayne retired from Fina Oil Company as #1 operator unloading sulfuric acid rail cars. Dayne and Marilyn sold their home in Port Arthur and now live in Jasper, Texas, on the San Angelina River. They had 2 children:

  1. Joel Dayne Johnston m Monica Rachelle Bourgeois
  2. Eric Wayne Johnston

Katie Louise Farmer 1922 - 1994

Katie Louise Farmer married Kenneth Rowdy Roy Powelson. They were divorced and had 3 children:

  1. Robert "Bobby" Roy Powelson m Barbara
  2. William "Billy" Earnest Powelson
  3. Marilyn Leanne (Powelson) m Howell Dayne Johnston

William Nelson Farmer 1885 - 1945

William Farmer was born on 3/9/1885 in New Mexico. He married Ada Ann Cathey in Stephenville, Erath, Texas on 8/16/1908. On 9/12/1918, he submitted his World War I draft card in Oklahoma.  He was described at native born, white, medium height, medium build, with brown eyes and red hair. He died on 7/27/1945 in Sherman, Texas. He was a laundry operator. They had 4 childern:

  1. Pat (brother) (b 1915)
  2. Nobey May 
  3. Elgin (died at a young age)
  4. Katie Louise 

Joseph Newton Farmer 1862 - 1915

Joseph Newton Farmer married Sarah E. William Nelson Farmer was one of their children.


Joseph N Farmer 1834 - 1862

Joseph N Farmer married Margaret Frances Griffin. Joseph was a Private CO F 9 Texas CAV For the Confederate States Army. Joseph Newton Farmer was one of their children.


John Farmer

John Farmer was born in South Carolina. He married Mary Pierce. John was a Private for Captain William Patrick’s Co GA militia in the War of 1812. Joseph N. Farmer was one of their children. He died on 12/21/1864 in Clayton County, Georgia.