Robert R. Housewright

Brief Life History of Robert R.

When Robert R. Housewright was born on 21 January 1853, in Wylie, Collin, Texas, United States, his father, Jichonias Housewright, was 41 and his mother, Sarah E Skelton, was 36. He married Mary Ann Dunlap on 27 June 1875, in Wylie, Collin, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 5, Collin, Texas, United States for about 30 years. He died on 8 December 1930, in Collin, Texas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Collin, Texas, United States.

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Robert R. Housewright
Mary Ann Dunlap
Marriage: 27 June 1875
Jichonias Housewright
Robert Richardson Housewright
Mollie Leona Lillian Housewright
Mattie Housewright
John William Housewright
Claude Gallagher Housewright

Sources (17)

  • Robert Housewright, "United States Census, 1920"
  • R Housewright, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Robert R. Housewright, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Historical Boundaries 1870: Nickelville, Collin, Texas, United States 1886: Wylie, Collin, Texas, United States

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Hauswirth .

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

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