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Alfred Lovejoy Houliston

Male 1823 - 1903  (79 years)


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  • Name Alfred Lovejoy Houliston 
    Born 9 November 1823  Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 16 May 1830  Walworth Beresford Street Calvinist Independent, Southwark, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 May 1903  Fordham, Bronx, New York, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: chronic bronchitis, asthma 
    Buried 5 May 1903  Kensico Cemetery, Fordham, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Original "Beresford Chapel, Walworth in the County of Surry, Register of Baptisms" that involve Margaret, Alfred and Mary Houliston. There are entries for five other, different children on the two pages. I have written below the data as it shows up on the original document for Alfred Houliston. The same type data is filled out for each of the three Houliston children. Alfred's as an example:
      "Alfred the child of James Houliston of 20 Bounty Lane, in the Parish of St. Mary -Walsworth in the County of Surry and Elizabeth Elliot his Wife, born on 9th day of November of 1823 and Baptised by me this 16 day of MAY 1830."
      Edward Andrews Minister
      J Houliston ) Parent
      Elizabeth Houliston )

      Alfred Lovejoy HOULISTON
      Born
      Chr.
      Mar.
      Died
      Bur.
      Spouse
      9 Nov 1823 Place Of Surry County, England
      16 May 1830 Place Walworth Beresford Street Calvanist Independent Church, Southwark, Surrey, England
      10 Jun 1870 Place New York City, N Y
      2 May 1903 Place Fordham, N.Y.
      5 May 1903 Place Kensico Cemetery, Fordham, N Y
      Sarah Jane JOHNSON
      Parent Link Biological

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      ALFRED HOULISTON
      Male
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      Event(s):
      Birth: 09 NOV 1823
      Christening: 16 MAY 1830 Walworth Beresford Street Calvinist Independent, Southwark, Surrey, England
      Death:
      Burial:
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      Parents:
      Father: JAMES HOULISTON Family
      Mother: ELIZABETH ELLIOTT
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      Messages:
      Extracted birth or christening record for the locality listed in the record. The source records are usually arranged chronologically by the birth or christening date.
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      Source Information:
      Batch No.: Dates: Source Call No.: Type: Printout Call No.: Type:
      C098021 1821 - 1837 0595438 (RG4 4363) Film 6906297 Film
      Sheet: 00
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      1841 England census - [Park Terrace] St Marylebone, Middlesex:
      Name Estimated Birth Year Birthplace
      Alexander Houliston abt 1816 Middlesex, England [Cook & Confectioner]
      Mary Ann Houliston abt 1806
      Alfred Houliston abt 1826 Middlesex, England [Confectioner J]

      1861 England census - Aldershot, Kent:
      Name Estimated Birth Year Birthplace Relationship
      Alfred Houleston 1824 St James, London, England Lodger
      Henry Parker 1837 St James, London, England Lodger

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      1870 USA census (13 Jan 1871) - New York Ward 9 District 6 (2nd Enum), New York, NY:
      A L Houleston 42 M Confectioner London
      Sarah Houleston 27 F N.Y.
      Mary J Houleston 8 F N.Y.
      Sannst [Sam H] Houleston 6 M N.Y.
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      1880 USA census:
      Household:
      Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
      Alfred L. HOULISTON Self W Male W 56 ENG Caterer SCO SCO
      Minnie HOULISTON Dau Female W 17 NY ENG NY
      Samuel H. HOULISTON Son Male W 15 NY ENG NY
      Alfred HOULISTON Son S Male W 9 NY ENG NY
      Sarah HOULISTON Dau S Female W 7 NY ENG NY
      Lulu HOULISTON Dau S Female W 3 NY ENG NY
      William J. HOULISTON Son S Male W 1 NY ENG NY
      John HOLBORN Other Male W 17 SCO Servant SCO SCO
      Source Information:
      Census Place Mont Clair, Essex, New Jersey
      Family History Library Film 1254780
      NA Film Number T9-0780
      Page Number 33C
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      1900 USA census - Jersey City Ward 3, Hudson, New Jersey:
      Name Estimated Birth Year Birthplace Race Relation to Head-of-house
      Alfred Houniston abt 1830 England White Head states year of immigration as 1855 and naturalised for 45 years
      Louise Houniston Jan 1877 New York White Daughter saleswoman dry goods
      William J Houniston Feb 1879 New York White Son iron moulder
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      http://www.italiangen.org/NYCDeathresults.asp?kind=exact&Esurname=houliston&Efirst=&StartYear=&EndYear=&B1=Submit
      NYC Death Index
      Surname Given Name Age Month Day Year Certificate Number County Soundex
      Honliston Alfred L 79 y May 2 1903 1703 Bronx H542
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      Notes for Alfred Lovejoy HOULISTON:
      1.Alfred Lovejoy Houliston Immigrated to the United States in 1852. His Naturalization record card on file in the New York Court
      of Common Pleas indicates this arrival date. We assume that he arrived in NY,NY.As that is where he lived in NY,N
      NY(Manhattan) and New Jersey, as of 4/2/1998 we do not know where he embarked from or his ship, or port of entry for sure.
      2.He has became a naturalized citzen in NY,NY on June 19, 1894
      3.He was attended by Issac Jones, M.D. from 27 April 27 1903 to May 2 1903. He died on May 2, 1903 from chronic
      bronchitis, asthma. His Certificate and Record of Death stated:he was 79 yrs old,was a widower,occupation-caterer, born in
      England,in this country 50 yrs,his father's name was James Houliston,
      He stated onhis marriage license (to Sara Jane Johnson Mulvany) that his mothers maiden name was Elizabeth Lovejoy.
      4.His place of deathh was "home for homeless", last place of residence was Jersey City in a home.
      Obituary in"Evening Journal of Jersey City, May 3 1903"Houliston-Alfred L, Sr,died at Fordham, N Y on Saturday May 2 1903
      age 79yrs, Interment at convenience of family.
      5. Occupation: he states on marriage license, steward, july 10, 1870;baker, 1876/1877;baker, 1877;clerk, 1873/1874;cater,1
      1872/1873;candy store,1871/1872;1884, confectioner;1890/1891,supt.;1892/1893,caterer;1893/1894,caterer;1895/1896,c
      clerk;1900,clerk RR
      BIRTH: 1 He states in his marriage license that he was born in London England, father was James Houliston, mother was
      Elizabeth Lovejoy.
      Sources for Alfred Lovejoy HOULISTON:
      Life:
      County Clerk,New York County,County Court Hpuse (Application For U S Citizenship Dated 19 October 1881), Court Of
      Common Pleas, County Court House, New York, New York. On 8 May 1992 Nan & J. Lee Goodson, Jr. went to New York
      County Courthouse and researched citizenship of Alfred Lovejoy Houliston. Obtained a copy of Courthouse file card-Common
      Pleas Court Bundle No. 549, Copy of Record No. 70,Date of Naturalization 19 June 1884. Also got a copy of Application for
      Citgizenship dated 19 October 1881. And also got a copy of Naturalization Papers for Alfred Lovejoy Houliston finalized on 19
      June 1884 in Court of
      Common Pleas,County of New York, New York
      The Courthouse file card also showed that he lived in 1884at 149 Lawrence St, NY,NY. ALH occupation was recorded as
      Confectionier;Former nationality was English;and date of arrival to US was 1852. His personal to his witness of naturalization
      was recorded to be William A Traxton who lived at 326 2 nd St, Brooklyn, NY, and who stated that he had known ALH since
      1875. (from current NYC map Lawerence ST runs from W 126 th and 9 th Ave to W 129th and 11thAve.
      U S Cities Directories , New Jersey State Library, Trenton, New Jersey, City Directories For Jersey City, New Jersey,By Year.
      Jersey City:
      Year 1881-1889;Reels 1,2,3-no Houlistons listed
      Year 1890-1891;Reel 4
      Alfred L,Sr=Supt-h. 232 1st St
      Alfred,Jr-Clerk-h. 75 Coles
      Year 1892-1893-Reel 4
      Alfred L, Sr-caterer,h.232 1st St
      Alfred Jr.-clerk;h.232 1 st St
      Year 1893-1894-Reel 5
      Alfred L, Sr-caterer;h.232 1 st St
      Alfred Jr., h. 232 1st St
      Year 1895-1896 -Reel 7
      Alfred L Sr-clerk; 167 Grand
      Alferd L, Jr.-clerk-167 Grand
      Year 1897-1898--?
      Year 1899-1900
      Alfred L SR-270 6th Sr (in Hoboken)
      Louise- 270 6th St clerk
      William James-270 6 th St clerk
      Year 1900-1901 (year ending in May)
      Alfred L Sr-270 6 th St
      Louise-270 6 th St, clerk
      William James- 270 6 th St, clerk.
      1880 United States Census (US Census For New Jersey), New Jersey State Library, Trenton, New Jersey, V.8-ED105;Sht.
      13-Line 36. "US 1880 Census-New Jersey taken 6 June 1880,Essex County, Montclair Township
      Alfred L Houliston, Sr., white male,age 56, born England, Mother and father born in Scotland. Mother of all children born in
      New York.
      Minnie D. Daughter age 17 born New York
      Samuel H. Son age 15 born New york
      Alfred Son age 9 born New York
      Sarah Daughter age 7 born New York
      Wm James Son age 1 born New York
      John Holburn NR-servant age 17 born Scotland".
      Birth:
      Bersford Chapel,Walworth, County Surry, Registerof Baptisms (Reprint Of Church Records), Family History Library, 35 North
      West Temple Street, Salt Lake City,UT 84150, USA. contains Baptism records for Alfred L Houliston, Mary Houliston, and
      Margaret Houliston. Gives their birthdates, and that they were all baptized on same date. Identifies that their father was James
      Houliston, their mother was Elizabeth Elliot. Minister of church was Edward Andrews.
      Church was Walworth Beresford Street Calvinist Independent, Southwark, Surrey.
      Christening:
      Ibid.
      Death:
      Certificate And Record Of Death, State Of New York , NY City Dept Of Records And Information Services, Municipal Archives,
      31 Chambers St, NY,NY, 10007.
      Burial:
      Obituary Notice (Evening Journal Of Jersey City, May 3 1903), Hudson County Library, Jersey City.
      Marriage of Alfred Lovejoy HOULISTON & Sarah Jane JOHNSON:
      Marriage Return, State Of New York , New York City Department Of Records And Information Services, Municipal Archives, 31
      Chambers St, N Y, N Y 10007, J.lee goodson Has A Copy.
    Person ID I557  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 23 September 2007 

    Father James Houliston,   b. 16 July 1790, Chirnside, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1859, St George, Hanover Sq, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Elliot Lovejoy,   b. about 1783, Hammersmith, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 January 1858, 85 New Bond Street, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married 1811  St Andrew, Holborn, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Family ID F245  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Elizabeth May,   b. 1830, Cullompton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 14 February 1864  Pancras, London, Middlesex, Englnad Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Houliston, Alfred Lovejoy marriage to Elizabeth Jackson (May) England GRO Ref. 1b 2 Qtr/Date 1 1864 in Pancras
      (see image sent by J.Lee)
      In 1864 Marriage solemnized St.Mathews Parish Church in the parish of St Pancras in the County of Middlesex. The marriage was on Feb 14 1864 Alfred Lovejoy Houliston, a bachelor, married Elizabeth Jackson, a widow . ALH's profession was "Professional cook". Residence of both at the time of marriage was 19 Arlington St.. ALH' father's name was James Houliston, and his occupation was Optician. Elizabeth Jackson's father's name was John May, and his occupation was Licensed Victualler. They were married in the Church of St. Matthew______?___ according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church, by____ or after "Banns" by me, W.B.Budd, M.A.(Curate of St Margaret, Matthew, St Gabriel Church, City of London.) Witnessed by John Grady, and Sarah Sanders
    Family ID F341  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Sarah Jane Johnson,   b. about 1842, Albany, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 July 1879, Montclair, NJ, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Married 10 July 1870  New York City, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Alfred's marriage certificate to Saraha Jane Mulvaney Johnston, he states that he will be 47 yrs of age on his next birthday. The date of the marriage license is July 10, 1870. so on Nov 9, 1870, his next birthday, (1870 - 47)= 1823
      J.Lee Goodson
    Children 
    +1. Alfred Lovejoy Jr Houliston,   b. 8 May 1871, New York City, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 December 1924, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, OH, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    +2. Sarah E Houliston,   b. 23 December 1872, New York City, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1958  (Age 85 years)
    +3. Louise (Lulu) Houliston,   b. January 1877, New York City, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. William James Houliston,   b. 15 February 1879, New York City, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956, Houston, TX, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Family ID F342  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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