- Source:Huston, 1912 History of the Huston Families and Their Descendants
- Source:Anonymous, 1905:676 families of Person:Christopher Huston (2) and Person:Samuel Huston (5) in Biographical Annals of Cumberland County PA
- Source:Montgomery, 1906 Revolutionary War Militia Rolls, Cumberland county, numerous "Huston" entries
- Source:Houston, 1882 Rev. Samuel Rutherford Houston "Brief biographical accounts of the Houston family". Gen. Sam Houston's Lineage
- Source:Ellis, 1942 Ellis, Joseph Henry Harrison. Sam Houston and Related Spiritual Forces. Probably better for GSH's immediate family, than for his ancestors.