Jacqueline Louise Houston

9 October 1925–9 September 2007 (Age 81)
Seneca, Nemaha, Kansas, United States

The Life of Jacqueline Louise

When Jacqueline Louise Houston was born on 9 October 1925, in Seneca, Nemaha, Kansas, United States, her father, Jack Roy Houston, was 31 and her mother, Lissa Louise Maud Drum, was 30. She married Richard G Merryfield on 22 August 1947. She lived in Merryfield, Devon, England, United Kingdom in 2007. She died on 9 September 2007, in Oskaloosa, Jefferson, Kansas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Holton Cemetery, Holton, Jackson, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard G Merryfield
Jacqueline Louise Houston
Marriage: 22 August 1947

Spouse and Children

22 August 1947

Parents and Siblings


    Lissa Louise Maud Drum




World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 2

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 22

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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)

  • Jacqueline L Houston in household of Jack R Houston, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jacqueline Louise Houston in household of J R Houston, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jacqueline Jackie Louise Houston Coleman, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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