Person:John Houston (16)

Watchers
John Houston, II
b.1726 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
  • HJohn Houston, II1726 - 1798
  • WSarah Todd1727 - 1795
m. ABT 1750
  1. John Houston, Jr.ABT 1750 -
  2. Alice Houston1752-1765 -
  3. William Houston1752-1769 -
  4. James HoustonABT 1754 -
  5. Margaret Houston1755-1770 - 1831
  6. Samuel Houston1758 - 1839
  7. Matthew HoustonABT 1762 -
  8. Esther Houston1766 -
  9. Robert Houston1768 - 1863
Facts and Events
Name John Houston, II
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1726 Ireland
Other[4] 1735 Came from Ireland with father
Marriage ABT 1750 Pennsylvaniato Sarah Todd
Other[5] BET 1786 AND 1788 High sheriff of Rockbridge County, VA
Military[6] 1795 Buried in a churchyard near Whipperwill Creek, Logan County, KY
Death[2] 1798 Logan, Kentucky, United States

John Houston, Jr. was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Sources

Source:Houston, 1882
Source:White, 1902
Transcript:Will of John Houston, Augusta, April 1748/9
Register. Houstons in Old Augusta

Land

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Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

John Houston's land (Borden Tract SW, 198 acres acquired from John Moore in 1750) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009.


  • Page 812.--22d May, 1750. John Moore, wheelwright, to John Houston, Jr. 198 acres, part of Moore's Survey; corner Robert Kirkpatrick. Teste: Robert and Samuel Houston, David Sayers.


Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 369.--20th May. 1753. John Huston and Sarah to Wm. Robinson, 198 acres. In Borden's tract; corner Robert Kirkpatrick; corner John Moore. Teste: John Huston, John Perry, Samuel Huston.

Notes

From Clan Houston Web Site (http://clanhuston.com/husterly.htm)

John Houston II, born 1726 in Ireland; died 1795 in Logan County, KY; married BEF 1750 to Sarah Todd; born May 29, 1727; died 1795 in Maryville, Blount County, TN. Private and Justice in Rockbridge Co. VA. Children: John, b. ca. 1750; James, b. ca. 1754, m. Elizabeth Weir; Samuel, b. Jan. 1, 1758, m. (1) Miss Hall, (2) Margaret Walker; Matthew, m. Patsey Cloyd; Robert, b. 1768, m. William Stephenson; Margaret, m. (1) Alexander McEwen, (2) Rev. Samuel Doak; Esther, b. 1766, m. Joel Wallace; William.

References
  1. Clan Houston Web Page (http://clanhuston.com/husterly.htm).
  2. John and Esther Houston Montgomery, 1719-1973, compiled by Beulah Henry Anderson, et al., pub. 1974, by Brazos Printing Co., Maryville, Tennessee, p. 23.
  3.   John and Esther Houston Montgomery, 1719-1973, compiled by Beulah Henry Anderson, et al., pub. 1974, by Brazos Printing Co., Maryville, Tennessee, p. 22.
  4. Genealogy of the Descendants of John Walker of Wigdon, Scotland, 588.
  5. Genealogy of the Descendants of John Walker of Wigdon, Scotland, 590.
  6. Genealogy of the Descendants of John Walker of Wigdon, Scotland, 589.