John Donald Houston

about 1858–
Dalhousie, Lanark, Ontario, Canada

The Life of John Donald

When John Donald Houston was born about 1858, in Dalhousie, Lanark, Ontario, Canada, his father, John H Houston, was 26 and his mother, Marion Selkirk Donald, was 28. He married Annie Louise McLean on 31 October 1883, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada for about 5 years and Manitoba, Canada in 1916.

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Family Time Line

John Donald Houston
1858–
Annie Louise McLean
1856–1938
Marriage: 31 October 1883
Olich Houston
1882–
John Houston
1891–
Marion Selkirk Houston
1884–1943
Christine Summers Houston
1887–1964
William Morrell Houston
1889–1962
Alexander McLean Houston
1892–1918

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 October 1883
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 9

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1869

Age 11

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1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 48

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

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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Sources (3)

  • John Houston in household of John Houston, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • John Houston, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • John Donald Houston in entry for William Morrell Houston, "Ontario Births, 1869-1911"

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