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

Alexander Houston
(1844-1932)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Isabella Ellen Dempsey

Alexander Houston 2,63

  • Born: 29 Jun 1844, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland 63,251,296
  • Marriage: Isabella Ellen Dempsey on 6 Oct 1875 in Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada 251,296
  • Died: 18 Mar 1932, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada at age 87 251,296,763

bullet   Other names for Alexander were Alec Houston, Alessander Houston and Alex Houston.

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1851 Census of Scotland, 1851. 295 Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Scotland, Lanarkshire, Lesmahagow, Little Garralwood, household 75, li ne 7, Roll CSSCT1851_169;
Alexander, age 6, with father David, age 50, mother Marion, age 40, an d siblings Janet, age 20, John, age 18, David, age 15, James, age 13 , Thomas, age 4, and Robert, age 2.

1861 Census of Scotland, 1861. 251,296,297 Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Scotland, Lanarkshire, Lesmahagow, Little Gareland, Household 23, Rol l CSSCT1861_116;
Alex, age 16, with father David, age 60, mother Marion, age 50, and si blings Janet, age 30, John, age 27, Thomas, age 14, Robert, age 12, Wi lliam C., age 10, with boarders Captoria Thomson, age 4, and James Hou ston, age 22.



1871 Census of Canada, 1871. 251,296,2014 Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada
Ontario, Bruce Co., Kinloss Twp., p. 49, lines 7-8,household 183;
Alexander, age 24, with a Jenna Houston, age 14.

1881 Census of Canada, 1881. 757 St. Francis-Xavier, Marquette, Manitoba, Canada
Manitoba, Marquette Dist., St Francois Xavier Mun., p. 10, lines 15-21 , household 39;
Alexander, age 35, with wife Isabella, age 27, and children David, ag e 4, John, age 3, and Marianne, age 10 months.
Two others are in the household, Jane Procer, age 10, b. England, an d Harriet Demsey, age 22, b. Ontario.

1891 Census of Canada, 1891. 251,296,758 St. Francis-Xavier, Marquette, Manitoba, Canada
Manitoba, Lisgar Dist., St. Francis-Xavier Sub-Dist., p. 9, lines 4-12 , family 36;
Alexander, age 40, with wife Isabella, age 36, children David, age 14 , John, age 13, Jenetta, age 3, and Robert, age 9 months, with Laboure r Jos Brennan, age 16, and Lodger (School Teacher) Thos Laidlaw, age 2 4.

1901 Census of Canada, 1901. 251,296,759 Macdonald, Manitoba, Canada
Manitoba, MacDonald Municipality, p. 6, lines 41-50, household 52;
Alexander, age 54, with wife Isabella, age 46, and children David, ag e 23, John, age 21, Jennet, age 13, Minnie, age 8, Robert, age 10, Ale xr S. L., age 4, with Uncle from Ireland Solomon Dempsey, age 79, an d domestic Millisie Powers, age 17.

1906 Census of Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta), 1906. 760 Starbuck, Manitoba, Canada
Manitoba, MacDonald Dist., Starbuck, p. 18, lines 7-15, family 148;
NOTE: This Census image is poor quality, and the ages and some names d o not seem correct. The following is what was recorded by the interpr eter.
Alexander, age 51, with wife Isabella, age 52, and children David, ag e 27, John, age 26, Robert, age 16, Nettie (Janet), age 18, Minnie, ag e 13, and Lowry, age 10.

Occupation: Farmer. 251,296 Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada

Religion: Canadian Presbyterian. 251,296 Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada



1911 Census of Canada, Jun 1911. 761 Macdonald, Manitoba, Canada
Manitoba, MacDonald Municipality, p. 5, lines 9-14, household 14;
Alexander, age 63, with wife Isabella, age 48, and children Robert, ag e 20, Minnie, age 18, and Lowry, age 15, with Labourer Harry Owens, ag e 16.



1916 Census of Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta), 1916. 762 Macdonald, Manitoba, Canada
Manitoba, Provencher District, MacDonald Municipality, p. 5, lines 26- 30, household 55;
Alexander, age 65, with wife Isabel, age 60, and children Robert F., a ge 26, and Lowry, age 25, with servant Jean Mcdougal, age 18.


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Alexander married Isabella Ellen Dempsey, daughter of Jamison Dempsey and Margaret Lewis, on 6 Oct 1875 in Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada 251.,296 (Isabella Ellen Dempsey was born on 4 Jun 1854 in Bruce, Ontario, Canada,251,296 died on 25 Feb 1920 in Starbuck, Manitoba, Canada 755,756 and was buried in Starbuck, Manitoba, Canada 755.)




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