David Huston

24 October 1795–10 August 1870 (Age 74)
Bristol, Lincoln, Maine, United States

The Life of David

When David Huston was born on 24 October 1795, in Bristol, Lincoln, Maine, United States, his father, Robert Huston, was 43 and his mother, Jane Houston, was 31. He married Hester Fossett on 9 November 1821, in Bristol, Lincoln, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 10 August 1870, in Lincoln, Maine, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Damariscotta, Lincoln, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Huston
Hester Fossett
Marriage: 9 November 1821
Robert Henry Huston
Albion George Huston
(Capt.) Augustus David Huston
Annette Huston

Spouse and Children

9 November 1821
Bristol, Lincoln, Maine, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Robert Huston





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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 9

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 24

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Houston 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • David Huston, "United States Census, 1870"
  • David Huston, "United States Census, 1860"
  • David Huston, "United States Census, 1850"

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