Elizabeth Houston

about 1782–
Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Houston was born about 1782, her father, Robert L Houston, was 22 and her mother, Elizabeth Lockhart, was 20.

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Family Time Line

Robert L Houston
1760–1834
Elizabeth Lockhart
1762–1817
Elizabeth Houston
1782–
Samuel L. Houston
1784–
Alexander Houston
1786–1835
William Samuel Houston
1787–1847
John Houston
1799–1824
Matthew Houston
1788–1879
Mary Houston
1794–1870
James Houston
1796–
Robert Houston
1802–1865

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Name Meaning

Northern Irish:1. habitational name from a place near Glasgow, Scotland, named with the genitive case of the medieval personal name Hugh + Middle English tune, toun ‘settlement’, ‘village’ (Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’). The landlord in question is a certain Hugo de Paduinan, who held the place c.1160 . The Scottish surname is common in Ulster. 2. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Uisdein , Mac Uistein ( see McCutcheon ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Houston - Biographical Sketches, of the Huston Family

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