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  • Name Alexander Houston 
    Prefix Rev 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I5982  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 1 May 2017 

    Father Alexander Houston,   b. 4 Oct 1752, Renfrew, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1822, Clerkington, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Isabella Douglas,   b. Abt 1766,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 30 Jun 1785  Saint James, Westminster, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F72723  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In the will of George Douglas of Chilston Park proved 12/07/1833. He left ┬ú50,000 in 3 per cent consolidated annuities to 'Mrs Margaret Stoddart wife of James Douglas Stoddart now residing with me' and his estate at Chilston to Margaret Stoddart for life, with remainder to James Douglas Stoddart for life, then to his nephew Rev. Alexander Houstoun and his niece Elizabeth Houstoun for their lives, then to his cousin Aretas Akers son of Aretas Akers for life. He left his estates and 'negroes' in Grenada to James Douglas Stoddart and in Tobago to James Douglas Stoddart's brother George Stoddart. His residual estate went to Margaret Stoddart for life and then half went to Rev. Alexander Houstoun and half to Aretas Akers.