In Longing

Mausoleum for T.S. Johnston and family in Mount Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mount Hope Avenue, Rochester, Monroe County, New York. There are at least five Johnsons interred in this beautiful neoclassical mausoleum, including Thomas S. Johnston (unk-1915), his wife Mary Ann White (unk-1941), and sons, John White (unk-1959) and Thomas, Jr. (unk-1942). Thomas was a clothing merchant from Scotland and worked for Sibley, Lindsay & Curr Company.

Mount Hope Cemetery, adjacent to the University of Rochester, was founded in 1838 as a municipal rural cemetery and sprawls over 196 acres. More than 350,000 former residents are interred there, including abolitionist Frederick Douglass, suffragette Susan B. Anthony, and city founder Nathaniel Rochester.


About the author Michael Kleen

Michael Kleen is an author, raconteur, and occasional traveler. He has a M.A. in History and M.S. in Education. He enjoys studying military history, folklore, and philosophy.

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