William F. Houston[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1827 - 1910


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  • Name  William F. Houston 
    Born  6 Nov 1827  Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  28 Feb 1910  Callahan, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Old Cottonwood Cemetery, Cottonwood, Callahan, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (Research):
      - 1860 De Kalb Co Ala Census, Div. 2
      Houston, William F, 32 M farmer Ala ~1828
      ___, Elnora, 24 F Ala ~1836
      ___, Milton, 4 M Ala ~1856
      ___, Mary J, 3 F Ala ~1857
      Norton, Gaines, 29 M tobacconist SCar ~1831

      - Family not located in 1870.

      - 1880 Franklin Co Tenn Census, Dist. 1, Dist. 85
      Houston, Wm F, WM 52 husband Ala/NCar/NCar ~1828
      ___, Elnora, WF 44 wife Ala/NCar/NCar ~1836
      ___, Wm Pendleton, WM 17 son Ala/Ala/Ala ~1863
      ___, Thos Jourden, WM 13 son Ala/Ala/Ala ~1867
      ___, Alva V, WF 9 dau Ala/Ala/Ala ~1871
      ___, Allice, WF 7 dau Ala/Ala/Ala ~1873
      ___, Rosswel Gray, WM 4 son Ala/Ala/Ala ~1876

      - 1900 Callahan Co Texas Census, Justice Prec. 3, Dist. 17
      Houston, {unreadable} F, head WM Nov 1826 m46yr Ala/SCar/SCar
      ___, Elanor, wife WF May 1836 m46yr 7/7chldrn/living Ala/NCar/SCar
      ___, Milton, son WM Mar 1855 single Ala/Ala/Ala
      ___, Thomas J, son WM Oct 1866 single Ala/Ala/Ala
      ___, Gray, son WM Oct 1877 single Ala/Ala/Ala
      {All other sources say 1828 for William F's birth year, so using that along with Nov.}

      - Old Cottonwood Cemetery (aka Cottonwood Cem. East), Cottonwood (Callahan Co.), Texas
      Headstone photos at http://www.cottonwoodtexas.com/new/1- newcemetery1main.html
      W. F. Houston. Born 6 Nov, 1827. Died 28 Feb 1910.
      Elenora Houston, wife of W. F. Houston. Born 20 May 1836. Died 24 Nov 1905.
    Person ID  I1787  msktree
    Last Modified  1 Aug 2010 

    Father  William "Billy" Houston,   b. Abt 1797, South Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1860 and 1880 
    Mother  Mary Clark,   b. Abt 1801, South Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880 
    Family ID  F600  Group Sheet

    Family (Spouse)  Elnora,   b. 20 May 1836, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1905, Callahan, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1854 
    Children 
     1. Milton Houston,   b. Mar 1855, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary J. Houston,   b. Abt 1857, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. William Pendleton Houston,   b. Abt 1863, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Thomas Jourden Houston,   b. Oct 1866, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Alva V. Houston,   b. Abt 1871, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Allice Houston,   b. Abt 1873, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Rosswel Gray Houston,   b. Oct 1877, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  1 Aug 2010 
    Family ID  F468  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S21] US Census - 1850 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432, 1,009 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.), De Kalb County, Alabama.

    2. [S22] US Census - 1860 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census., (Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1,438 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.), De Kalb County, Alabama.

    3. [S24] US Census - 1880 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880. T9, 1,454 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc.), Franklin County, Tennessee.

    4. [S28] US Census - 1900 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.), Callahan County, Texas.

    5. [S59] Cemetery Transcription (Miscellaneous), Old Cottonwood Cemetery, Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas (accessed at http://www.cottonwoodtexas.com).


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