|Birthplace:||Susquehanna River, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Death:||Died in Lewisburg, Marshall, Tennessee, United States|
|Place of Burial:||Houston Cemetery, Lewisburg, TN, USA|
|Occupation:||Captain Revolutionary War / Farmer|
|Managed by:||Private User|
Historical records matching Christopher Houston
About Christopher Houston
Parents: Robert Houston b 1712 and Martha Work b 1715
5. CHRISTOPHER3 HOUSTON (ROBERT2, CHRISTOPHER1) was born February 18, 1744/45 in Lancaster Co., Pa. (on the Susquehanna River), and died May 17, 1837 in Maury Co., Tenn.. He married (1) SARAH MITCHELL April 23, 1767 in Bethany Church, later Fourth Creek Church, Rowan, later Iredell Co., N.C., daughter of JOHN MITCHELL. She was born 1742, and died May 18, 1821 in Maury Co., Tenn..He married (2) ELIZABETH SIMPSON in 1825.
Notes for CHRISTOPHER HOUSTON: Christopher Houston manumitted his slaves at his death in 1837. He was said to be a strong Presbyterian, and a Whig in politics.
More About CHRISTOPHER HOUSTON: Burial: Houston Cemetery, Lewisburg, Marshall Co., Tenn. Census: 1790, Caswell Dist., Caswell Co., N.C. Census: 1790, Iredell Co., N.C. - 2-3-4-0-6 Migration: 1765, To Rowan Co., N.C., moved to Catawba River, Buffalo Shoals, about 1772
More About SARAH MITCHELL: Burial: Houston Cemetery, Lewisburg, Marshall Co., Tenn.
Children of CHRISTOPHER HOUSTON and SARAH MITCHELL are:
- MARTHA4 HOUSTON, b. August 15, 1770.
i# JOHN HOUSTON, b. Abt. 1772; d. 1798.
Lillias Houston b. 6 Nov 1774; d. 26 Feb 1850
James Houston b. 1775; d. 26 May 1840
Placebo Houston b. 28 Mar 1779; d. 2 Jan 1859
Christopher Houston b. 1781; d. bef. 1835
Samuel Houston b. abt. 1782; d. 1807
Sarah "Sally" Houston b. 28 Jul 1784; d. 28 Dec 1853
Christopher Houston's Timeline
February 18, 1744
Susquehanna River, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
Augusta, VA, USA
Rowan, North Carolina, United States
May 17, 1837
Lewisburg, Marshall, Tennessee, United States
Lewisburg, TN, USA