John Huston Jr

21 September 1848–12 May 1920 (Age 71)
Thurman, Fremont, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Huston Jr was born on 21 September 1848, in Thurman, Fremont, Iowa, United States, his father, John Houston Sr, was 32 and his mother, Christena Ettleman, was 26. He married Phebe Jane Study on 14 April 1870, in Dutch Hollow, Fremont, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Greene, Iowa, United States in 1885 and Fremont, Iowa, United States in 1895. He died on 12 May 1920, in Bartlett, Fremont, Iowa, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Thurman, Fremont, Iowa, United States.

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John Huston Jr
Phebe Jane Study
Marriage: 14 April 1870
Alfred Huston
Irene Jane Huston
Mabel Huston
Nellie Alice Huston
Ella May Huston

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World Events (8)

Age 8
USGS Data Base describes Thurman Post Office with dates Opened as Plum Hollow 11/25/1856. Name changed to Thurman 09/26/1888.
Age 15
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
Age 19
This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Houston 1.

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

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John Huston Jr.

John Huston Jr. was born 21 Sept. 1848 on the Baylor farm south of Thurman, Iowa, to John Huston Sr. and Christena Ettleman. When John was 4 years old his parents started to move across the plains to …

Sources (20)

  • Scott Twp, Fremont, Iowa 1870 Census
  • Fremont, Iowa 1850 Census
  • Scott Twp, Fremont, Iowa 1895 Census

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