About John Huston
- Daughters of American Revolution Ancestor #: A057698
- Service: PENNSYLVANIA Rank: LIEUTENANT
- Birth: 4-16-1732
- Death: 6-17-1836 STROUD TWP PENNSYLVANIA
- Service Description: 1) CONTINENTAL LINE
Source: From History of the Huston Families and Their Descendants,1450-1912 With a Genealogical Record – Copyright 1912; By E.Rankin Huston http://www.heapgen.org/hd/aqwg25.htm
Lieut. John Huston, whom I shall later list as the head of Family No. 1, was born April 29, 1752 and died June 18, 1836, this information was taken personally by the writer from his tombstone in Shafer School House Cemetery located about three miles west of Stroudsburg, in Stroud Township, Monroe County, Penna.
Lieut. John Huston married Catherine Anderson, born November 4, 1748, died JuIy 1. 1822. She was a daughter of Eliakirn Anderson and a sister of Lieutenant-Governor George Anderson of Trenton, N. J.
Lieut. John Huston with his wife, Catherine and family moved from Trenton, N. I. to Hamilton Township, Northampton County, Pa., now, Monroe County, shortly after the close of the Revolutionary War, where he reared his family consisting of four sons and three daughters. They were among the first to be buried in the Shafer's School House Cemetery located about two miles West of Stroudsburg, in Stroud Township, Monroe County, Pa. Their graves are still well marked and the information concerning their births and deaths was copied by the author from their grave stones.