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The Bible Of Aaron Houston

Submitted by Martha Glenn Cofield, Past President, The Lafayette County Historical and Genealogical Society.

(Aaron Houston migrated to Lafayette County, MS in 1840 with his wife Esther and children, John, George W, Thomas J, Benjamin F, and Gabriel M. Two sons, David H and Andrew A, were already in Lafayette County, having arrived about 1835.)

Aaron Houston bought this book in Charleston, December 16 A. D. 1815 Price $5-75c

The bearer, Aaron Houston, & his wife Esther have been acceptable members of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Lancaster Circuit, South Carolina Conference. October 18th 1840 Wm. Brockinton, Pastor in Charge



Marriages



Aaron Houston and Easther Walker married March 3, A. D. 1812

David H. Houston, son of Aron & Easther Houston was married to Charlotte A. Gillespie Sept 12th A. D. 1833

James N. Houston, son of Aron & Easther Houston was married to Ellonear L. Howard December 22, A. D. 1836

Andrew A. Houston, son of Aron & Easther Houston was maried to Elisabeth Barry Sept. 5th, 1842

John E. W. Houston, son of Aron & Esther Houston was maried to L. J. Morow November 4, 1846

Benj. Frank Houston, son of Aaron and Esther Houston, was married to Martha Driver December 2, 1853

Gabriel M. Houston, son of Aaron and Esther Houston, was married to M. A. Nichols January 25, 1866

Births



Aaron Houston was born Nov 16 AD 1790. Died August 2nd 1845.

Easther Houston was born October 10th AD 1791

David Harvey Houston son to Aaron and Easther Houston was born Nov 26th AD 1812

James Newel Houston was born July 11th AD 1814

Andrew Alexander Houston son to Aaron and Easther Houston was born August the 14th 1816. Died Oct the 1 day 1895

John Eurilius Walker Houston son to Aaron and Easther Houston was born the 9th day of December AD 1818

Sarah Miranda Houston Daughter of Aaron & Easther Houston was born Mar. 24, 1820

Frances Marion Houston son to Aron & Easther Houston was born June 6th AD 1823

George Washington Houston Son to Aaron & Easther houston was born May 7th AD 1825

Thomas Jefferson Houston Son to Aron & Easther Houston was born October 8th AD 1827. Died June 1845

Benjamin Franklin Houston Son to Aron & Easther Houston was born June 7th AD 1830

Gabriel Marion Houston Son to Aron & Easther Houston was born Marth 12th AD 1832

S. E. Houston Daughter of G. M. & M. A. Houston was born April 17th 1868

E. M. Houston Daughter of G. M. & M. A. Houston was born April 17th 1868

Martha D. Houston, Daughter of G. M. & M. A. Houston was born 21 September 1870

Gabriel M. Houston Daughter of G. M. & M. A. Houston was born March 9th 1872

Clarisa Houston Daughter of Miranda Houston was born Novemb 20th AD 1820

Miranda Houston was born April 29th AD 1798. Died July 24th 1827

Anabelah Johnson Houston was born February 5th AD 1801. Died 3rd April 1845. aged 44

Peggy McKee Houston was born October 22 AD 1804

Deaths



Ann Houston wife of David Houston died October 9th 1822 (mother of Aaron Houston)

Francis marion Houston son to Aron & Easther Houston died July 4th AD 1824

Sarah Miranda houston Daughter of Aron & Easther Houston Died Aug. 31, 1826

David Houston husband of Ann Houston died April 14th 1842 aged 75 (father of Aaron Houston)

Thomas Jefferson houston son of Aron & Easther Houston Died June 16 1845 aged 18

Aaron Houston Died August 2nd 1845 In the full triumphs of faith

George W. Houston son to Aaron & E. Houston died August 15th 1845

David H. Houston son to Aaron & E. Houston Died October 16th, 1845

James Newell Houston son to A. & E. Houston Died Nov 12th 1852

Gabriel M. Houston son of A. & E. Houston died Jan 20th 1872

Angeline Houston wife of Gabriel M. Houston Died July the 27th on Saturday 1875

Charlotte Hunt widow of Harvey D. Houston d. 15 Aug 1898

Eliza M. Houston duaghter of G. M. & M. A. Houston died July 18th 1870

J. E. W. Houston son of A. & E. Houston departed this life Sept 27th AD 1881 Aged 53 years 9 months

Emily Houston Born May the 12 1820 Died April the 5 1887 Aged 66 years & 11 months

Mary Elizabeth Houston died June 16th 1920 at New Albany Miss. age 93 years and 7 mos. Buried at Abbeville, Miss.

Andrew Alexander Houston Died Oct 1st 1895

Mary Marett wife of Alex Houston Died July 11th 1900 (Alex is son of A. A. Houston)

Slaves Record find in Aaron Houston Bible

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