John Houston

about 1891–
Ontario, Canada

The Life of John

When John Houston was born about 1891, in Ontario, Canada, his father, John Donald Houston, was 33 and his mother, Annie Louise McLean, was 35.

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Family Time Line

John Donald Houston
1858–
Annie Louise McLean
1856–1938
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

Parents and Siblings

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(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 15

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 43

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1982

Age 91

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

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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