John Houston and Margaret Mary Cunningham

John Houston and Margaret Mary Cunningham

7x Great Grandparents

John Houston

Birth 1690 Ulster, Antrim, Northern Ireland

Death 24 APR 1754 Timber Ridge Plantation, Rockbridge County, Virginia


John Houston (1657-1735)

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Margaret Mary Cunningham

Birth 1694 County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Death 1754 Timber Ridge, Rockbridge County, Virginia


James Cunningham (1661-1765)


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Arrival:  Maryland


22 May 1750

Augusta County, Virginia

198 acres, part of Moore’s survey; corner Robert Kirkpatrick.


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