Clovis Colby Houston

25 August 1903–20 October 1980 (Age 77)
Levant, Penobscot, Maine, United States

The Life of Clovis Colby

Clovis Colby Houston was born on 25 August 1903, in Levant, Penobscot, Maine, United States as the son of Jennie Mae Houston. He married Helen Gertrude Clark on 9 May 1928, in Maine, United States. He lived in Corinth, Penobscot, Maine, United States in 1928 and East Corinth, Corinth, Penobscot, Maine, United States in 1940. He died on 20 October 1980, in Levant, Penobscot, Maine, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Levant, Penobscot, Maine, United States.

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Clovis Colby Houston
Helen Gertrude Clark
Marriage: 9 May 1928

Spouse and Children

9 May 1928
Maine, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout

Age 2

In 1905, a fire lookout tower (among the first of its kind) was constructed in Piscataquis County on Squaw Mountain. Due to Maine's abundance of lumber and paper mills, it was essential that a system be developed to help spot fires as quickly as possible.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Clovis Houston, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clouis C Houston, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clovis C Houston, "Maine Death Index, 1960-1996"

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