Person:Isabella Houston (3)

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Isabella Houston
b.BET 1733 AND 1737 Antrim, Ireland
m. ABT 1717
  1. James Houston1716 -
  2. Esther HoustonABT 1718 - 1798
  3. Robert Houston1720 - 1761
  4. John Houston, II1726 - 1798
  5. Rev. Samuel Houston1728 - 1797
  6. Matthew Houston1730 -
  7. Isabella HoustonBET 1733 AND 1737 - Bef 1787
m. ABT 1762
  1. Capt. William Henderson1763 - 1841
  2. Jane 'Jennie' HendersonABT 1765 -
m. BET 1766 AND 1768
  1. Capt. James Gillespie1771 - 1848
  2. John Gillespie1774 - 1842
  3. Nancy Agnes GillespieBEF 1775 - 1816
  4. Robert Gillespie1776 - 1821
  5. Mary Polly Gillespie1778 -
  6. Ann Gillespie1779 - 1833
  7. Elizabeth Gillespie1781 - 1868
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Name Isabella Houston
Alt Name Isabelle Houston
Gender Female
Alt Birth? 1722
Alt Birth[1] 1722 Antrim, Ireland
Birth? BET 1733 AND 1737 Antrim, Ireland
Marriage ABT 1762 to Capt. John Henderson
Marriage BET 1766 AND 1768 Fisherville, Augusta County, Virginiato William Gillespie
Death? Bef. 1787 Prob. Augusta County, Virginia

Isabella appears to have been married to a Henderson previously.



From Genforum.com post (warning, some dates appear to be in error!):

Isabella HOUSTON, John HENDERSON & William GILLESPIE-her husbands Posted by: Bev (ID *****7843) Date: September 15, 2007 at 17:17:

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ISABELLA HOUSTON b.1722 others say b. abt 1733/1742-not sure which date is correct although the last one is more in line with her 2nd husband William Gillespie) Ulster Ireland-buried New Providence Presbyterian Cemetery, Maryville, TN m. abt 1762 Fisherville, Augusta VA Capt. JOHN GEORGE HENDERSON b. abt 1720 Rockbridge VA d. abt 1769 Fisherville, Augusta VA (his father was WILLIAM HENDERSON) Children: William Henderson b. 22 Mar 1763 d. 22 June 1841 Blount VA m. Susannah Gillespie b. 19 June 1776 Augusta Co. VA d. 16 Aug 1846 TN (her parents were John Gillespy & Elizabeth Jane Houston

JANE HENDERSON b. abt 1765 Fisherville, Augusta VA (nickname Jennie) m. abt 1785 MATTHEW RUSSELL SR.--bother buried Holston College Cemetery, Louisville, TN

Children: 6th Generation (Bev related to Cynthia Russell)Andrew Russell William Russell m. Jane Love Matthew Russell John L. Russell b. abt 1790 Blount TN m. Ann Gillespie Ann Russell b. abt 1792 Blount TN Betsie Russell b. Louisville, Blount TN CYNTHIA RUSSELL--Louisville Blount TN


Isabella’s 2nd marriage--WILLIAM GILLESPIE b. 1737 Ulster Ireland d. 1826 Louisville, Blount TN (his father was James Gillespy ( - 1768) who was #1 in America ) m. abt. 1766 Fisherville, Augusta VA

---Children of Isabella & William Gillespie 1. Ann GILLESPIE b.28 Oct1779 d. 6 Feb 1833 m. Edward RUTLEDGE

2. Polly Mary GILLESPIE m.Stephen BIRD. They had the following children: Cliff Viera who is related to the Gillespies gave the names of the children & their dates a. William J. BIRD m.. Melinda Houston GILLESPIE b15 Dec 1800 d.13 Sep 1822)

b. Betsie BIRD c. Gillespie BIRD

3. Elizabeth GILLESPIE b. 19 Oct 1781 d.12 Dec 1868 m.. Abraham BIRD. ( Cliff said Betsie Elizabeth--he gave her death date & their children. Their children are

             a. Ingabo BYRD
             b. Amos BYRD
             c.. Polly BYRD
             d. Nancy BYRD
             e. Stephen BYRD--
             f. Laura BYRD
             g. Clara BYRD
             h. Emily BYRD

4. Capt James GILLESPIE b.17 Jan 1771 d.17 Nov 1848 Pine Bluff AR m. Margaret “Patsy” HOUSTON (2) Nancy GALLAGHER (3) Patsy WALLACE --He fathered17 children. He served in the war of 1812 as Captain of a company designated as Capt. James Gillespie’s Co. of infantry Co. Samuel Wear’s Regiment East Tennessee Militia. Part of the Gillespie family’s Blount County land covered a large part of what is now Louisville, TN. Early in the 1830’s Captain James Gillespie moved to Shelby Co. TN (nr. Memphis) along with his daughter Martha “Patsy” Lyle Gillespie & her husband John “Jack” Houston, son of William Houston & Mary Black.

a. Martha “Patsy” Lyle GILLESPIE m. John “Jack” HOUSTON

5. John GILLESPIE b. 1774 d. 14 Mar. 1842 m..b.18 Jul 1805 Patsy HOUSTON (2) Nancy GALLAHER (3) Mrs. Jane KILOUM--Cliff gave his death date but didn’t list the 2nd & 3rd wife

6. Robert GILLESPIE b. 1776 d. 5 Oct 1821 m. Betsie Elizabeth HOUSTON b.13 Apr.1809 (2) m. 18 July 1805 Patsie “Martha” HOUSTON b. 1812 d. 1834 (3) Mary KING,--

(NOTE: this appears to be in error, born 40 years after her brother??????)

7. Nancy Agnes GILLESPIE b. 1816 m.. Samuel HOUSTON b. Augusta Co. VA d.-1834-- was in the military 1812-- d. 1834 Cliff said he died Florence, Iaderdale Co. AL said Samuel. m. 21 Jan 1793 Knox Co. TN his 1st cousin Nancy Agnes GILLESPIE b. Augusta Co. VA d. 1816 Blount Co. TN. Nancy’s parents were William GILLESPIE Sr b. 1734) & Isabella HOUSTON b 1722 some say birthdate as 1733 or 1737??) Samuel's parents were Matthew HOUSTON Sr b. 1730 & Martha LYLE b. abt 1740

References
  1. World Family Tree, CD.