Joseph Huston Jr.

1 July 1763–5 March 1824 (Age 60)
Peach Bottom Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Huston Jr. was born on 1 July 1763, in Peach Bottom Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Captain Joseph Huston, was 41 and his mother, Margery Cunningham, was 31. He lived in Union Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died on 5 March 1824, in Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Captain Joseph Huston
Margery Cunningham
William Huston
John Huston
Agnes Nancy Huston
Joseph Huston Jr.
Sarah Huston
Margery Huston
Mary Huston
William Huston

Parents and Siblings

    Captain Joseph Huston





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World Events (8)


Age 13

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 13

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

Age 17

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Houston 1.

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

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Huston Family Bible Record, 1734-1827, Fayette County, Pennsylvania

An Old Book Mr. Eli Huston, of Dawson, has in his possession an English bible, printed in "Edinburg, Scotland, by Robert Freebairn, His Majesty's Printer," in the year 1734. It was bought for twenty …

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Huston, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Joseph Huston, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Joseph Huston, "United States Census, 1800"

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