Mary Houston

1787–24 February 1842 (Age 55)
Maryland, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Houston was born in 1787, in Maryland, United States, her father, William Houston or Huston, was 35 and her mother, Mary Burk, was 31. She married Samuel E. Ewing in 1799, in Russell, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 24 February 1842, in Rose Hill, Lee, Virginia, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Ewing, Lee, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel E. Ewing
1772–1851
Mary Houston
1787–1842
Marriage: 1799
Jacob Ewing Sr
1797–1866
William Houston Ewing
1800–1868
Hannah Ewing
1801–
Patrick Ewing
1803–1856
Dr. Joshua Ewing
1804–1884
Mary Ann Norman Ewing
1805–1881
Nathaniel Ewing
1807–1876
Catherine E Ewing
1810–
Rachel Ewing
1812–1849
Sara Jane Ewing
1815–1875
Margaret W Ewing
1817–1889
Harriet C Ewing
1818–1907
John Ewing
1819–
John Amos "Jake" Ewing
1825–1905

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1799
Russell, Virginia, United States
children

(14)

    Male1797–1866Male

    William Houston Ewing

    Male1800–1868Male

    Hannah Ewing

    Female1801–Female

    Patrick Ewing

    Male1803–1856Male

    Dr. Joshua Ewing

    Male1804–1884Male

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Houston or Huston

    Male1752–1819Male

    Female1756–1811Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 0

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state

Age 1

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 
1803

Age 16

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Ewing in entry for William Ewing, "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"
  • Mary in entry for Nathaniel Ewing, "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Houston -

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