Catherine Houston Alexander

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Catherine Alexander (Houston)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Canton, Stark County, Ohio, United States
Death: Died in Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Springville, Utah County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Houston and Mary Magdalena Ettleman
Wife of Horace Martin Alexander
Mother of William Denton Alexander; Mary Helen Alexander; Eliza Fredonia Alexander; Franklin David Alexander; Heber Martin Alexander and 5 others
Sister of Elizabeth Houston; John Houston, Sr; Mary Houston; Mary Houston; Anne Houston and 2 others

Occupation: Married Horance Martin Alexander 2/15/1849 in Salt Lake City, UT
Managed by: Della Dale Smith-Pistelli
Last Updated:

About Catherine Houston Alexander

Catherine Houston Alexander was an orphan who had been working in the house of Horace Martin Alexander and his wife Nancy Reeder Walker Alexander, assisting them with the housework and care of their 3 children children. When Nancy Reeder Walker Alexander died in Winter Quarters, Nebraska in 1847, Catharine went to Utah with Nancy Reeder Walker's sister Evaline Walker and her husband, James Henry Rollins in Brigham Young's company in 1948. She later married Horace Martin Alexander in 1849 when they arrived in Salt Lake City, UT.

  • Residence: Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States - 1860
  • Residence: Provo, Utah, Utah, United States - 1880
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Catherine Houston Alexander's Timeline

1831
March 12, 1831
Canton, Stark County, Ohio, United States
1851
December 4, 1851
Age 20
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
1854
January 16, 1854
Age 22
Iron County, Utah, United States
1855
March 4, 1855
Age 23
Parowan, Iron County, Utah, United States
1858
October 31, 1858
Age 27
Parowan, Iron County, Utah, United States
1860
December 13, 1860
Age 29
Parowan, Iron County, Utah, United States
1862
March 27, 1862
Age 31
Provo, Utah County, Utah, United States
1864
July 18, 1864
Age 33
Parowan, Iron County, Utah, United States
1866
October 29, 1866
Age 35
Springville, Utah County, Utah, United States
1870
March 30, 1870
Age 39
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States