George Houston
Jean Campbell
John Curr
Janet Stoddart
David Houston
(1801-1890)
Marion Curr
(1810/1811-1894)

Robert Houston
(1849-1934)

 

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Margaret McBurney

Robert Houston 2,48

  • Born: 7 Feb 1849, Lesmahagow, , Lanark, Scotland 235,242,243,244
  • Marriage: Margaret McBurney on 19 Jun 1878 in Holyrood, Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada 2,48,232
  • Died: 26 Sep 1934, Macdonald, , Manitoba, Canada at age 85 245
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1851 Census of Scotland, 1851, Lesmahagow, , Lanark, Scotland. 291 Scotland, Lanarkshire, Lesmahagow, Little Garralwood, household 75, line 7, Roll CSSCT1851_169;
Robert, age 2, with father David, age 50, mother Marion, age 40, and siblings Janet, age 20, John, age 18, David, age 15, James, age 13, Alexander, age 6, and Thomas, age 4.



1861 Census of Scotland, 1861, Lesmahagow, , Lanark, Scotland. 242,292,293 Scotland, Lanarkshire, Lesmahagow, Little Gareland, Household 23, Roll CSSCT1861_116;
Robert, age 12, with father David, age 60, mother Marion, age 50, and siblings Janet, age 30, John, age 27, Alex, age 16, Thomas, age 14, William C., age 10, with boarders Captoria Thomson, age 4, and James Houston, age 22.

Employment: Saw Miller, 19 Jun 1878, , Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada.



1881 Census of Canada, 1881, St. Francis-Xavier, Marquette, Manitoba, Canada. 236 Manitoba, Marquette Dist., St Francois Xavier Mun., p. 10, lines 11-14, household 38;
Robert, age 28, with wife Margaret, age 25, and daughters Mary Melinda, age 2, and Margaret, age 2 months.

Religion: Presbyterian, 1881, St. Francis-Xavier, Marquette, Manitoba, Canada. 237

Occupation: Farmer: Macdonald, , Manitoba, Canada.



1891 Census of Canada, 1891, St. Francis-Xavier, Marquette, Manitoba, Canada. 234 Manitoba, Lisgar Dist., St. Francis-Xavier Sub-Dist., p. 8, lines 4-12, family 35;
Robert, age 39, with wife Marguerite (Margaret) age 35, children Mary, age 11, Marguerite, age 10, David, age 8, John, age 6, Arthur R., age 4, and Euphemia, age 2, with Domestic Jim Robertson, age 23.



1901 Census of Canada, 1901, Macdonald, , Manitoba, Canada. 235 Manitoba, Selkirk Dist., MacDonald Municipality, p. 7, lines 2-11, Household 53;
Robert, age 51, with wife Margaret, age 46, and children Mary, age 21, David J., age 18, John W., age 16, Arthur R., age 14, Euphemia J., age 11, Marion E., age 9, Lillian E., age 7, and Robert C., age 2.



1906 Census of Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta), 1906, Starbuck, , Manitoba, Canada. 238 Manitoba, MacDonald Dist., Starbuck, p. 17, lines 19-20, p. 18, lines 1-6, family 147;
Robert, age 53, with wife Margaret, age 50, and children Daniel J., age 22, John W., age 21, Euphemia, age 17, Marion E., age 15, Lillian Ethel, age 13, and Robert, age 7.



1911 Census of Canada, Jun 1911, Macdonald, , Manitoba, Canada. 239 Manitoba, MacDonald Municipality, p. 4, lines 47-50, p. 5, lines 1-2, household 11;
Robert, age 60, with wife Margaret, age 57, and children David, age 28, Euphemia, age 20, Lilly, age 19, and Clifford, age 12.



1916 Census of Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta), 1916, Macdonald, , Manitoba, Canada. 240 Manitoba, Provencher District, MacDonald Municipality, p. 5, lines 44-49, household 58;
Robert, age 63, with wife Marguerite (Margaret), age 54, and children Euphemia, age 27, M. Edith, age 25, Lillian Ethel, age 23, and Robert Clifford, age 17.



1921 Census of Canada, 1921, , Provencher, Manitoba, Canada. 241 Manitoba, Provencher District, Sec. 19, Twp. 9, Rge. 1, W1, p. 9, lines 13-14, household 79;
Robert, age 71, with wife Margaret, age 65.


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Robert married Margaret McBurney, daughter of John McBurney and Mary Atkinson, on 19 Jun 1878 in Holyrood, Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada 2,48.,232 (Margaret McBurney was born on 4 Mar 1853 in , Beverly, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada 2,48 and died on 26 Jun 1943 in Starbuck, , Manitoba, Canada 2,48,233.)


bullet  Marriage Notes:

Bruce County Marriage Record:
#001434-78 (Bruce Co.) Robert HOUSTON, 27, b. Scotland, of Kinloss, Saw miller, s/o David HOUSTON & Marion CARR, married Margaret McBURNEY, 23, b. Canada, of Kinloss, d/o John McBURNEY & Mary ATKINSON, witnesses: William HOUSTON & Richard McBURNEY, on 19 June 1878 at House of the Bride's Mother.

Pres., Pres., Revd. D. Davidson, by lic., Kinloss, Bruce
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