Doris Houston

about 1879–
of Jefferson, Illinois

The Life of Doris

Doris Houston was born about 1879. She married John Jefferson Hails about 1900, in Jefferson, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Richview, Washington, Illinois, United States for about 20 years and Richview, Richview Township, Washington, Illinois Territory, United States in 1940.

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Family Time Line

John Jefferson Hails
1872–1967
Doris Houston
1879–
Marriage: about 1900
Hubert Phillip Hails
1910–1992

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1900
Jefferson, Illinois, United States
children

(1)

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 6

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 31

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • Doris Hails in household of John J Hails, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Doras Hails in household of John J Hails, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dorris Hails in household of John J Hails, "United States Census, 1920"

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