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Joseph Chambers Houston
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Birth: Mar. 3, 1873
Killea
County Donegal, Ireland
Death: Feb. 23, 1955
Toronto
Ontario, Canada

Born in Swilltymount, Killea, Co Donegal, Ireland, to Moses Houston and Margaret Chambers, the fourth of 10 children.

When Joseph was 12 his father moved the entire family to Kansas, arriving in Philadelphia on 17 April 1885.

After 10 years they all moved to Montreal, where some of the older children had already settled.

Joseph worked first as a carpenter, then as a mining engineer for the St. Anthony's Gold Mine at Webbwood, Sables-Spanish Rivers. He settled near Haileybury, Temiskaming, with his wife Margaret to raise their family.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Orr Brown Wilkinson Houston (1883 - 1947)
 
 Children:
  Margaret Orr Houston (1910 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

HOUSTON
In Loving Memory of
JOSEPH CHAMBERS
1872 - 1955
His Wife
MARGARET ORR
1883 - 1947
Their Daughter
MARGARET
1910 - 1928
 
Burial:
Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Haileybury
Timiskaming District
Ontario, Canada
 
Created by: Fay Carmichael
Record added: Sep 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97495383
 


- for Joseph
 Added: Sep. 21, 2012
 
 
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