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Christopher Houston

Birthplace: Susquehanna River, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in Lewisburg, Marshall, Tennessee, United States
Place of Burial: Lewisburg, TN, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Houston and Margaret Houston
Husband of Sarah Mitchell
Father of John Houston and James Houston
Brother of James Houston

Occupation: Captain Revolutionary War / Farmer
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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.


  1. 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


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February 18, 1744
Susquehanna River, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
Age 19
Augusta, VA, USA
Age 30
Rowan, North Carolina, United States
May 17, 1837
Age 93
Lewisburg, Marshall, Tennessee, United States
Lewisburg, TN, USA