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Sam Houston's Genealogy

Sam Houston's Children
Sam Houston' Descendants
Houston Genealogy Forum
Paxton Genealogy Forum
Ballyclare Historical Society

The Houston Family


In order to make it easier (in our opinion) to follow the Houston genealogy, the family history will begin here and will branch off to other pages where the families have children. Each family link will look like this: childrenthis is not a real link.

Also, you may notice that there are a few blanks and question marks in our genealogy. This is quite normal in researching family histories. If you have any questions regarding the genealogy or have any information that may help us fill in the blanks, please contact Helen Belcher at 936-294-3153 or by e-mail at hxb004@shsu.edu.


  1. John Houston (No record. Evidently lived and died in the north part of Ireland.) Mrs. John Houston, born in Ireland cir. 1650, came to America in 1735. She died age 97 cir. 1747 and was buried in New Providence Cemetery, Rockbridge County, VA. Her son John Houston also came to America.
  2. John Houston, Jr. born cir. 1690, in Ireland, died 1754, Timber Ridge, Rockbridge County, VA. He also is buried in New Providence Cemetery, Rockbridge County, VA. He married Margaret Mary Cunningham (daughter of James Cunningham and Margaret __________). She is also buried in New Providence Cemetery, Rockbridge County, VA. They came from Ireland to America in 1735 with his mother and six of their seven children
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