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Lula Macery HOUSTON was born on Feb 6, 1885. She died on Apr 2, 1885. Parents: John William HOUSTON and Elizabeth Ann HOLBROOK.


Living. Parents: Living and Living.

Spouse: Living.


Living.

Spouse: Living.


Martha M. HOUSTON was born about 1843 in Person County, North Carolina.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
1850 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 907
- Age 7, living with parents
- Born in Person County, North Carolina
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1860 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- Tennessee Valley, HH # 246
- Age 14, living with parents
- Born in Person County, North Carolina
- Listed as idiotic Parents: James Riley HOUSTON and Lavina "Vinnie" ALLEN.


Living. Parents: William Graden HOUSTON and Living.


Mary Etta HOUSTON was born on Nov 24, 1889 in North Carolina.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
1900 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 82, Cowee Twsp
- Given name was "Mary E."
- Age 11, single, living with parents
- Born Apr 1889
- Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina
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1910 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 172, Cowee Twsp
- Given name was "Etta"
- Age 18, single, living with parents
- Born in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina, father in North Carolina
- Speaks English
- Occupation was farm laborer, home farm, wage earner
- Can read and write Parents: John William HOUSTON and Elizabeth Ann HOLBROOK.

Spouse: Frank DUCKETT. Children were: Living, Living.


Mary J. HOUSTON was born about 1868 in North Carolina.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
1870 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 9, Sugarfork Twsp
- Age 2, living with parents
- Born in North Carolina
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1880 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 24, Sugarfork Twsp
- Age 13, single, living with parents
- Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina

Parents: Richard Hensley HOUSTON and Martha J. UNKNOWN.


Mary V. HOUSTON was born about 1842 in Person County, North Carolina.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
1850 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 907
- Age 8, living with parents
- Born in Person County, North Carolina
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1860 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- Tennessee Valley, HH # 246
- Age 16, living with parents
- Born in Person County, North Carolina
- Attended school in census year
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1870 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 7, Sugarfork Twsp
- Age 27, living with parents
- Born in North Carolina Parents: James Riley HOUSTON and Lavina "Vinnie" ALLEN.

Spouse: Josiah VAUGHN. Children were: Huey Wesley VAUGHN.


Mattie HOUSTON was born on Sep 23, 1900. She died on Feb 12, 1925.

Spouse: Sherman E. MCCOY.


Living. Parents: James Taylor HOUSTON and Living.


Living.

Spouse: Lyndon Gordon BUCHANAN. Lyndon Gordon BUCHANAN and Mildred HOUSTON were married on Jun 29, 1941 in Jackson County, North Carolina. Children were: Living, Living, Living.


Living. Parents: Living and Living.

Spouse: Living. Children were: Living.


Nellie Pearl HOUSTON was born about 1894. She died on Sep 21, 1965 in Macon County, North Carolina. Parents: George HOUSTON and Mary FRADY.

Spouse: James Alexander KEENER. James Alexander KEENER and Nellie Pearl HOUSTON were married on Feb 22, 1914 in Macon County, North Carolina.

MARRIAGE NOTES:
Macon County, North Carolina Marriages 1829-1939 by James E. Wooley, page 74:
- Date of Marriage was 2-22-1914. Keener, Alex age 36 to Houston, Pearl age 18. Performed or recorded by I. T. Peek, M. G.

Children were: Living, Living, Living, Living, Living, Living, Living.


Living. Parents: William Graden HOUSTON and Living.


Orphia Cordella HOUSTON was born on Feb 20, 1886 in North Carolina.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
1900 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 82, Cowee Twsp
- Given name was "Cordelia"
- Age 14, single, living with parents
- Born Apr 1886
- Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina Parents: John William HOUSTON and Elizabeth Ann HOLBROOK.

Spouse: William Deck WELCH. William Deck WELCH and Orphia Cordella HOUSTON were married on Dec 31, 1905 in Macon County, North Carolina.

MARRIAGE NOTES:
Macon County, North Carolina Marriages 1829-1939 by James E. Wooley, page 143:
- Date of Marriage was 12-31-1905. Welch, Dock age 24 to Housto, Cordie age 20. Performed or recorded by Jos. L. Fouts, J. P.

Children were: Living, Living, Living, Living.


Living. Parents: Living and Living.


Pinkney HOUSTON was born about 1875 in North Carolina.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
1880 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 24, Sugarfork Twsp
- Age 5, single, living with parents
- Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina
Parents: Richard Hensley HOUSTON and Martha J. UNKNOWN.


Living. Parents: Living and Living.


Rebecca Velmay "Becky" HOUSTON was born on Feb 21, 1888 in North Carolina.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
1900 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 82, Cowee Twsp
- Given name was "Rebecca B."
- Age 12, single, living with parents
- Born Nov 1888
- Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina
Parents: John William HOUSTON and Elizabeth Ann HOLBROOK.

Spouse: William Thomas ROPER. William Thomas ROPER and Rebecca Velmay "Becky" HOUSTON were married on Nov 14, 1918 in Macon County, North Carolina.

MARRIAGE NOTES:
Macon County, North Carolina Marriages 1829-1939 by James E. Wooley, page 117:
- Date of Marriage was 11-14-1918. Roper, W. T. age 42 to Houston, Rebecca age 30. Performed or recorded by J. A. Brendle, M. G.

Children were: Living, Living, Living.


Richard Hensley HOUSTON was born about 1836 in Person County, North Carolina. He was a Farmer.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
1850 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 907
- Given name was "Hensley"
- Age 14, living with parents
- Born in Person County, North Carolina
- Attended school in census year
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1860 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- Tennessee Valley, HH # 251
- Age 24, married to Martha
- Occupation was farmer
- Value of real estate was $100
- Value of personal estate was $225
- Born in Person County, North Carolina
- Cannot read or write
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1870 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 9, Sugarfork Twsp
- Given name was "H."
- Age 33, married to Martha J.
- Occupation was farmer
- Value of real estate was $250
- Value of personal estate was $151
- Born in North Carolina
- Cannot read, cannot write
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1880 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 24, Sugarfork Twsp
- Given name was "Hensley R."
- Age 45, married to Martha
- Occupation was farmer
- Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina Parents: James Riley HOUSTON and Lavina "Vinnie" ALLEN.

Spouse: Martha J. UNKNOWN. Richard Hensley HOUSTON and Martha J. UNKNOWN were married. Children were: James H. HOUSTON, John William HOUSTON, Mary J. HOUSTON, George W. HOUSTON, Sarah HOUSTON, Rosetta HOUSTON, Pinkney HOUSTON.


Rosa Belle HOUSTON was born on Oct 8, 1891 in Macon County, North Carolina. She died on Oct 21, 1983 in Macon County, North Carolina. She was buried on Oct 23, 1983 in Macon County, North Carolina - Iotla Baptist Church Cemetery. Her Social Security Number was 241-08-2431. She was a member of Iolta Baptist Church.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
1900 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 82, Cowee Twsp
- Given name was "Rosie B."
- Age 9, single, living with parents
- Born Nov 1891
- Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina
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1910 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 172, Cowee Twsp
- Given name was "Rosie"
- Age 16, single, living with parents
- Born in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina, father in North Carolina
- Speaks English
- Occupation was farm laborer, home farm, wage earner
- Can read and write
- Attended school in census year
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Obituary from The Franklin Press, Macon County, North Carolina, dated October 26, 1983:
Mrs. Downs
Rosa Belle Houston Downs, age 91, of the Rose Creek Community, died Friday, Oct. 21, at her residence, following a period of declining health.
She was a native of Macon County, a daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Hollbrook Houston.
She was a homemaker, and was the widow of the late Charlie Downs, who died in 1964.
She was a member of the Iotla Baptist Church and was the oldest member attending there.
Surviving are a daughter, Jessie D. Cabe, a son, Troy Downs, both of Franklin; three sisters, Eva Lowe, Cuba Hughes and
Ellen Holden all of Franklin; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Oct. 23, at 3 p.m. in the Iotla Baptist Church, with Revs. Jud Duvall and David Noyes officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Bill Tippett, Wade Roper, Larry Roper, Benny Reynolds, and Roy Holden.
Memorials may be made to the Rose Creek Baptist Church, c/o Lucille McCall, Route 8, Franklin or the Iotla Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Pete Penland, 156 Maid Street, Franklin. Parents: John William HOUSTON and Elizabeth Ann HOLBROOK.

Spouse: Charlie DOWNS. Charlie DOWNS and Rosa Belle HOUSTON were married on Mar 15, 1914 in Macon County, North Carolina.

MARRIAGE NOTES:
Macon County, North Carolina Marriages 1829-1939 by James E. Wooley, page 40:
- Date of Marriage was 3-15-1914. Downs, Charles age 21 to Houston, Rosa age 21. Performed or recorded by J. A. Morrison, J. P.

Children were: Living, Floyd William DOWNS, Living, Living.


Rosetta HOUSTON was born about 1874 in North Carolina.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
1880 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 24, Sugarfork Twsp
- Age 6, single, living with parents
- Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina
Parents: Richard Hensley HOUSTON and Martha J. UNKNOWN.


Living.

Spouse: Living. Children were: Living, Living, Living, Living, Living, Living, Living, Living, Living, Living, Living.


Living. Parents: Living and Living.


Living. Parents: Living and Living.


Sarah HOUSTON was born about 1872 in North Carolina.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
1880 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 24, Sugarfork Twsp
- Age 8, single, living with parents
- Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina
Parents: Richard Hensley HOUSTON and Martha J. UNKNOWN.


Sarah Jane HOUSTON was born about 1839 in Person County, North Carolina.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
1850 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 907
- Given name was "Jane"
- Age 11, living with parents
- Born in Person County, North Carolina
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1860 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- Tennessee Valley, HH # 246
- Given name was "Sarah J."
- Age 20, living with parents
- Born in Person County, North Carolina
Parents: James Riley HOUSTON and Lavina "Vinnie" ALLEN.

Spouse: Thomas Nelson WOOD. Children were: Laura Ann WOOD, John Theodore "Bud" WOOD, Osborne S. WOOD.


Living. Parents: Living and Living.

Spouse: Living. Children were: Living, Living.


Living. Parents: Living and Living.


Living. Parents: Living and Living.


Living. Parents: Living and Living.


Living. Parents: William Graden HOUSTON and Living.


Living. Parents: Living and Living.


Living. Parents: William Graden HOUSTON and Living.


Living. Parents: Living and Living.

Spouse: Living.


Living. Parents: Living and Living.


Living.

Spouse: Living.


William Graden HOUSTON was born on Apr 2, 1899 in North Carolina. He died on Oct 3, 1975 in Transylvania County, North Carolina. He was a Farmer. His Social Security Number was 241-26-8624.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
1900 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 82, Cowee Twsp
- Given name was "Willie G."
- Age 3, single, living with parents
- Born Jun 1897
- Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina
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1910 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 172, Cowee Twsp
- Given name was "Gradon"
- Age 10, single, living with parents
- Born in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina, father in North Carolina
- Speaks English
- Occupation was farm laborer, home farm, wage earner
- Can read and write
- Attended school in census year
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1930 Buncombe County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 498, Lower Hominy Twsp, ED # 54
- Owned home. No value listed
- Age 29, married to Inez. Age at first marriage was 21
- Able to read and write
- Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina
- Speaks English
- Occupation was farmer, general farm, own account
- Not a veteran Parents: John William HOUSTON and Elizabeth Ann HOLBROOK.

Spouse: Living. William Graden HOUSTON and Violet Inez PARRISH were married on May 27, 1921 in Macon County, North Carolina.

MARRIAGE NOTES:
Macon County, North Carolina Marriages 1829-1939 by James E. Wooley, page 66:
- Date of Marriage was 5-27-1921. Houston, Grady age 21 to Parrish, Inez age 20. Performed or recorded by Geo. Carpenter, J. P.

Children were: Living, Living, Living, Living, Living, Living, Living.


Living.

Spouse: Charlotte STEWART.


Living.

Spouse: Living. Children were: Living.


Amy Marcella HOWARD was born after 1838. Parents: John D. HOWARD and Anna SETZER.

Spouse: Living.


Angie Jane HOWARD was born between 1850 and 1870.

Spouse: Robert Whitfield WEBB. Robert Whitfield WEBB and Angie Jane HOWARD were married about Apr 1886.


Betty Pearl HOWARD was born about 1888. Parents: Joseph C. HOWARD and Living.

Spouse: J. Charles LEE. J. Charles LEE and Betty Pearl HOWARD were married on Dec 20, 1905 in Macon County, North Carolina.

MARRIAGE NOTES:
Macon County, North Carolina Marriages 1829-1939 by James E. Wooley, page 79:
- Date of Marriage was 12-20-1905. Lee, Charlies age 18 to Howard, Pearl age 17. Performed or recorded by D. F. Howard, M. G.


Calvin HOWARD was born after 1838. Parents: John D. HOWARD and Anna SETZER.


Living.

Spouse: Living. Children were: Living, Living, Living.


Living. Parents: Living and Living.


Living. Parents: Living and Living.

Spouse: Living. Children were: Living, Living.


David F. HOWARD was born about 1859. Parents: John D. HOWARD and Anna SETZER.

Spouse: Sarah BARNES. David F. HOWARD and Sarah BARNES were married on Mar 3, 1881 in Macon County, North Carolina.

MARRIAGE NOTES:
Macon County, North Carolina Marriages 1829-1939 by James E. Wooley, page 65:
- Date of Marriage was 3-3-1881. Howard, D. F. age 22 to Barnes, Sarah age 18. Performed or recorded by E. B. Padgett, J. P.


Living.

Spouse: Living. Children were: Living.

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