Sarah E Reese

20 October 1840–6 March 1906 (Age 65)
Polk, Dallas, Alabama, United States

The Life of Sarah E

When Sarah E Reese was born on 20 October 1840, in Polk, Dallas, Alabama, United States, her father, Fleming Sanders Reese, was 30 and her mother, Nancy Whitington, was 25. She married George Washington Houchins on 8 January 1857, in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 8, Hamilton, Texas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 8, Lavaca, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 6 March 1906, in Lavaca, Texas, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Hallettsville City Cemetery, Hallettsville, Lavaca, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Houchins
1832–1912
Sarah E Reese
1840–1906
Marriage: 8 January 1857
John Fleming Houchins SR
1857–1900
Mary Lou Houchins
1859–1938
Jefferson Davis Houchins
1861–1931
Georgia Ann Houchin
1864–1910
Kenyon Washington Houchin
1867–1904
Sarah Mickey Houchin
1869–1921
Eugene Henry Houchin
1871–1945
Buhler William Houchin
1874–1952
Beula Houchin
1874–
Leona Nancy Houchin
1876–1944
Mattie Aroma Houchin
1878–1969
Overton Dexter Houchin
1882–1945
Chester Edgar Houchin
1885–1956

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 January 1857
Austin, Travis, Texas, United States
children

(13)

    John Fleming Houchins SR

    Male1857–1900Male

    Mary Lou Houchins

    Female1859–1938Female

    Jefferson Davis Houchins

    Male1861–1931Male

    Georgia Ann Houchin

    Female1864–1910Female

    Kenyon Washington Houchin

    Male1867–1904Male

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    John Wesley Rees

    Male1839–1906Male

    Female1840–1906Female

    Male1842–1918Male

    Mary Jane Reese

    Female1843–1941Female

    Nancy Ann Reese

    Female1845–1922Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 6

Historical Boundaries: 1846: Lavaca, Texas, United States
1858

Age 18

Historical Boundaries: 1858: Hamilton, Texas, United States

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from one of the most common Welsh personal names, Rhys, Old Welsh Rīs ‘ardor’. This was the name of the last ruler of an independent kingdom of Wales, Rhys ap Tewder , who died in 1093 unsuccessfully opposing the Norman advance.2 North German and Dutch: nickname for a very big man, from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch rese ‘giant’.3 German: habitational name from places called Rees or Reese, in Rhineland and Lower Saxony.

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

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Bio

Daughter of Fleming Sanders and Nancy (Whittington) Rees(e), Wife of George Washington Houchins Children: 1. John Fleming Houchins 2. Mary Louvicey Houchins Chandler 3. Jefferson Davis Houchins 4. Ge …

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Houchin in household of George W Houchin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Houchin in household of G W Houchin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah Houchin in household of W George Houchin, "United States Census, 1880"

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