Robert E Houston




Robert E Houston




View photo of Robert E. Houston with the Thomas and Nancy Adair Houston Family

ROBERT E. HOUSTON, farmer, post-office Pardoe, is a son of Thomas and Nancy (Adair) Houston, natives of Ireland, who now reside in Findley Township. Our subject is their fourth son, and was born in Findley Township March 18, 1842; received his education at the township schools, and in 1863 enlisted in Company H, Second Battalion, and served seven months. He has mostly been engaged in farming, and in 1874 moved onto his present farm in Wolf Creek Township. In 1873 he married Lizzie M., daughter of James and Margaret (Allen) Montgomery, of Findley Township. By this union they have four children: Montgomery A., Samuel T., James R. and Maggie A. Our subject votes the Democratic ticket, has held the office of assessor of the township, and he and family are members of the Springfield United Presbyterian Church. 

History of Mercer County, 1888, page 1023




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