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Jane Houston (Smith)

Death: Died in Lawrenceville, Mercer, New Jersey, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Rev. Caleb Smith and Martha Smith
Wife of William Churchill Houston
Mother of Mary W. Houston and Louisa Ann Van Cleve
Half sister of Appollos Smith

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About Jane Houston

Churchill Houston was a son of New Jersey Continental Congress member and the distinguished patriot of the American Revolution, William Churchill Houston (1740-1788), and his wife Jane Smith (d. 1796) whose father was Rev. Caleb Smith, of St. George's Manor, Long Island, by his wife Martha, daughter of Jonathan Dickinson, of Elizabethtown, New Jersey, the first president of the College of New Jersey.

William Churchill and Jane (Smith) Houston had five children, viz: two sons, George Smith Houston married to Mary Forman;, William Churchill Houston, Jr., who settled in Philadelphia, and was prominently identified with the business interests of that city until his death and married to Susan Somers; and three daughters, Elizabeth married Horace G. Phillips, who removed to Dayton Ohio, about 1804; Louisa Ann married to Dr. John Vancleve of Princeton; and Mary. [Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania, Volumes I-III and New Jersey Biographical Sketches, 1665-1800].

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Jane Houston's Timeline

January 5, 1782
Age 27
Age 30
Age 41
Lawrenceville, Mercer, New Jersey, USA