Thomas John Johns and Mary Jane Johns

Thomas John Johns and Mary Jane Johns

Thomas John Johns arrived as a 19-year-old on South Whidbey in 1859, shortly after Ed Oliver, but a little before William Johnson.He was born New Year’s Eve 1840 in Plymouth, England, the son of a British sea captain. Young ‘Tommy’ as he was called, became a ship’s...
Ester (Anderson) Moe

Ester (Anderson) Moe

Ester (Anderson) Moe came to Whidbey Island in 1906 as the one-year-old daughter of Bertine and Anders “Graveyard” Anderson, well known Langley pioneers. Bertine had emigrated from Norway, and Anders from Sweden. Her parents were living in Great Falls, Montana where...