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

Alexander Houston
(1844-1932)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Isabella Ellen Dempsey

Alexander Houston 2,59

  • Born: 29 Jun 1844, Lesmahagow, , Lanark, Scotland 59,242,292
  • Marriage: Isabella Ellen Dempsey on 6 Oct 1875 in , Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada 242,292
  • Died: 18 Mar 1932, Winnipeg, , Manitoba, Canada at age 87 242,292,928

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, Lesmahagow, , Lanark, Scotland. 291 Scotland, Lanarkshire, Lesmahagow, Little Garralwood, household 75, line 7, Roll CSSCT1851_169;
Alexander, age 6, with father David, age 50, mother Marion, age 40, and 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, Lesmahagow, , Lanark, Scotland. 242,292,293 Scotland, Lanarkshire, Lesmahagow, Little Gareland, Household 23, Roll CSSCT1861_116;
Alex, age 16, with father David, age 60, mother Marion, age 50, and siblings Janet, age 30, John, age 27, Thomas, age 14, Robert, age 12, William C., age 10, with boarders Captoria Thomson, age 4, and James Houston, age 22.



1871 Census of Canada, 1871, , Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. 242,292,2179 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, St. Francis-Xavier, Marquette, Manitoba, Canada. 922 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, age 4, John, age 3, and Marianne, age 10 months.
Two others are in the household, Jane Procer, age 10, b. England, and Harriet Demsey, age 22, b. Ontario.



1891 Census of Canada, 1891, St. Francis-Xavier, Marquette, Manitoba, Canada. 242,292,923 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 Labourer Jos Brennan, age 16, and Lodger (School Teacher) Thos Laidlaw, age 24.



1901 Census of Canada, 1901, Macdonald, , Manitoba, Canada. 242,292,924 Manitoba, MacDonald Municipality, p. 6, lines 41-50, household 52;
Alexander, age 54, with wife Isabella, age 46, and children David, age 23, John, age 21, Jennet, age 13, Minnie, age 8, Robert, age 10, Alexr S. L., age 4, with Uncle from Ireland Solomon Dempsey, age 79, and domestic Millisie Powers, age 17.



1906 Census of Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta), 1906, Starbuck, , Manitoba, Canada. 925 Manitoba, MacDonald Dist., Starbuck, p. 18, lines 7-15, family 148;
NOTE: This Census image is poor quality, and the ages and some names do not seem correct. The following is what was recorded by the interpreter.
Alexander, age 51, with wife Isabella, age 52, and children David, age 27, John, age 26, Robert, age 16, Nettie (Janet), age 18, Minnie, age 13, and Lowry, age 10.

Occupation: Farmer: , Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. 242,292

Religion: Canadian Presbyterian: , Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. 242,292



1911 Census of Canada, Jun 1911, Macdonald, , Manitoba, Canada. 926 Manitoba, MacDonald Municipality, p. 5, lines 9-14, household 14;
Alexander, age 63, with wife Isabella, age 48, and children Robert, age 20, Minnie, age 18, and Lowry, age 15, with Labourer Harry Owens, age 16.



1916 Census of Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta), 1916, Macdonald, , Manitoba, Canada. 927 Manitoba, Provencher District, MacDonald Municipality, p. 5, lines 26-30, household 55;
Alexander, age 65, with wife Isabel, age 60, and children Robert F., age 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 242.,292 (Isabella Ellen Dempsey was born on 4 Jun 1854 in , , Bruce, Ontario, Canada,242,292 died on 25 Feb 1920 in Starbuck, , Manitoba, Canada 920,921 and was buried in Starbuck, , Manitoba, Canada 920.)




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