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 2,72

  • Born: 29 Jun 1844, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland 72,267,312
  • Marriage: Isabella Ellen Dempsey on 6 Oct 1875 in Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada 267,312
  • Died: 18 Mar 1932, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada at age 87 267,312,781

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

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bullet  General Notes:

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1851 Census of Scotland: Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, 1851. 311 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.
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: Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, 1861. 267,312,313 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.
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: Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada, 1871. 267,312,2059 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: St. Francis-Xavier, Marquette, Manitoba, Canada, 1881. 775 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.
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: St. Francis-Xavier, Marquette, Manitoba, Canada, 1891. 267,312,776 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.
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: Macdonald, Manitoba, Canada, 1901. 267,312,777 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.
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): Starbuck, Manitoba, Canada, 1906. 778 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 Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. 267,312

Religion: Canadian Presbyterian Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. 267,312



1911 Census of Canada: Macdonald, Manitoba, Canada, Jun 1911. 779 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.
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): Macdonald, Manitoba, Canada, 1916. 780 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.
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 267.,312 (Isabella Ellen Dempsey was born on 4 Jun 1854 in Bruce, Ontario, Canada,267,312 died on 25 Feb 1920 in Starbuck, Manitoba, Canada 773,774 and was buried in Starbuck, Manitoba, Canada 773.)




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