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About Sir Patrick Houston, 5th Baronet
"Sir Patrick Houston, Baronet [S. 1668], of Savanna, in Georgia, cousin and h. male, being 2d s. but eventually (before Dec. 1747) h. male of Patrick Houston, Merchant, of Glasgow, by Isabel, da. and h. of George Johnstone, also of Glasgow, Merchant, which Patrick, who d. before 1717, was 2d s. of the 1st Baronet. He, who was b. about 1698 and was Comptroller of the Customs at the Port of Glasgow in 1723 and Chamberlain of of Kinneil, 1730 ; emigrated to America( c ) about 1740, and became President of the Council at Georgia. He suc. to the Baronetcy, but not to any of the family estates, 27 July 1751. He m. Priscilla Dunbar. He d. 5 Feb. 1762, at Savanna, aged 64. His widow d. 26 Feb. 1775, aged 70. M.I. to both of them in the cemetery at Savanna."
SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1904; Vol. IV; page 269
- Came to His Majesty's colony of Georgia in 1734.
- Served as President of His Majesty's Council for the Province of Georgia
- Married to Pricilla Dunbar (Lady Houstoun)