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Margaret "Mary" Houston (Cunningham)

Also Known As: "Mary"
Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: Antrim, Antrim, Ulster, Northern Ireland
Death: 1754 (64)
Timber Ridge, Rockbridge County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert Cunningham and Jean Cunningham
Wife of John Houston
Mother of Samuel Houston; Margaret Mayes; Christopher Houston; Dr. William Houston; Ann M. Young and 10 others
Sister of Jean Cunningham; James Cunningham; Agnes Mackey "McKee" and Thomas Cunningham

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About Margaret "Mary" Houston


Name: Margaret Mary Cunningham 1 Sex: F Emigration: 1735 Ireland to Virginia 1 Burial: New Providence Cemetery, Rockbridge County, Virginia 1

Father: James Cunningham Mother: Margaret

Marriage 1 John Houston II b: 1690 in Ireland

   Married: in Scotland 2


   Has No Children James Houston b: 18 APR 1715 in County Antrim, Ireland
   Has Children Robert Houston b: 1720 in Ireland
   Has No Children Isabella Houston b: 1722 in Ulster, Ireland
   Has Children Esther Houston b: ABT 1718 in Ireland
   Has No Children Mary Houston b: BET 1724 AND 1727 in Ireland
   Has Children John Houston III b: 1727 in Ireland
   Has Children Samuel Cunningham Houston b: 1728 in Ireland
   Has Children Matthew Houston b: 1730 in County Antrim, Ireland


   Title: Sam Houston Memorial Museum @
   Title: Larry Kingsley ( ) Rootsweb database: ldkingsley
   Note: 707 Melody Lane
   Gainesville, TX 76240 USA
   Media: Book

Birth: 1694 County Antrim, Northern Ireland Death: 1754 Timber Ridge Rockbridge County Virginia, USA

Margaret and John were the parents of seven children and their *four sons served in the French & Indian War - as did John:

  • Samuel/15 Sep 1704 m. Isabella Shearon; 2) Elizabeth McCoskey

James/18 Apr 1715

  • Robert/1720 m. Margaret Mary Davidson

Isabella/1722 (Mrs George Henderson); 2 (Mrs William Gillespie) Esther/1724 (Mrs John Montgomery)

  • John, Jr/1726 m. Sarah Todd

Mary Cunningham/1727 (Mrs Blair)

  • Matthew, Sr/1728 m. Martha Lyle

Her parents were James and Margaret Cunningham.

Family links:

 John Houston (1690 - 1755)

 Robert H Houston (1720 - 1760)*
 James Houston (1729 - 1802)*
  • Calculated relationship

Note: 5-11-2012, Photo Vol states: "I have photographed all the early Houstons in the cemetery. The earliest stone I have found still standing is John Houston who died in September of 1791."

Burial: New Providence Presbyterian Church Cemetery Raphine Rockbridge County Virginia, USA

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Created by: Sue McDuffe:) Record added: May 11, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 89960343

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Margaret "Mary" Houston's Timeline

Antrim, Antrim, Ulster, Northern Ireland
September 15, 1704
Age 14
Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States
Age 15
Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, USA
Age 20
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Colonial America
Age 25
Age 25
Antrim, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Age 27
Antrim, Ulster, Ireland
February 2, 1720
Age 30
Antrim, Northern Ireland
Age 32
Ulster, Ireland