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Alexander (Alex) Houliston

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  • Name Alexander (Alex) Houliston 
    Born 10 September 1842  Trois Rivières, St Maurice, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died
    Stained glass window inscription at St-Andrew's United Church (presbyterian)in Trois- Rivières, Québec, Canada
    Stained glass window inscription at St-Andrew's United Church (presbyterian)in Trois- Rivières, Québec, Canada
    "IN LOVING MEMORY OF ALEXANDER HOULISTON DEVOTED LIVELONG MEMBER OF THIS CHURCH AND HIS WIFE JANET BLAIR, PRESENTED BY THEIR DAUGHTER, LOUISA HOULISTON McDOUGALL."
    crafted by CW Kelsey circa 1945
    Notes 
    • See Website with picture:
      http://www.bnquebec.ca/illustrations/htm/d1215.htm
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      Refer: Le Guide (directory) de la cité et du district de Trois-Rivières, pour 1867-1868. Page 112 of 181 Pages
      admitted to bar: 5 Jun 1865
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      Canada 1851 census:
      Census of 1851 (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia) Province/Territory: Canada East (Quebec)
      District Name: St. Maurice (county)
      District Number: 26
      Sub-district Name/ Trois Rivières
      Description: town
      part 2
      Sub-district Number: 379
      Schedule: A
      Reference: Library and Archives Canada, RG31
      Microfilm Reel Number: C-1139
      pages 89/90 & 91/92
      house construction? "maison en pierre" {stone-built house}
      boutiques, magasins, auberges, tavernes {shops, stores, inns, taverns}? "magasin"
      the capital D for Elizabeth and John is under a column headed "residence si elle est hors des limites"
      47 John Houliston marchand {merchant} Scotland Presbyterian 50 Male married (resident family member)
      48 Marguerite Turnbull - Montreal Presbyterian 30 Female married (resident family member)
      49 Thomas Houliston commis {clerk} Trois Rivières Presbyterian 20 Male not married (resident family member)
      50 George B Houliston commis {clerk} Trois Rivières Presbyterian 18 Male not married (resident family member)
      1 Elizabeth Houliston Presbyterian Trois Rivières Presbyterian D 16 Female (absent family member) (attends school)
      2 John Houliston .. Trois Rivières Presbyterian D 14 Male (absent family member) (attends school)
      3 William Houliston .. Trois Rivières Presbyterian 11 Male (resident family member) (attends school)
      4 Alexander Houliston .. Trois Rivières Presbyterian 9 Male (resident family member) (attends school)
      5 Agnes Houliston .. Trois Rivières Presbyterian 7 Female (resident family member) (attends school)
      ...
      24 Ezekial Hart avocat {lawyer} Trois Rivières Catholique 33 Male
      ...
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      1881 Canada census:
      Name Marital Status Gender Ethnic Origin Age Birthplace Occupation Religion
      Alexander HOULISTON M Male Scottish 37 Quebec Lawyer Presbyterian
      Jessy HOULISTON M Female Scottish 35 Quebec Presbyterian
      John HOULISTON Male Scottish 12 Quebec Scholar Presbyterian
      Blair HOULISTON Male Scottish 10 Quebec Scholar Presbyterian
      Mable HOULISTON Female Scottish 8 Quebec Scholar Presbyterian
      Marion HOULISTON Female Scottish 6 Quebec Scholar Presbyterian
      Jessy HOULISTON Male Scottish 4 Quebec Scholar Presbyterian
      Louisa HOULISTON Female Scottish 2 Quebec Presbyterian
      Florence HOULISTON Female Scottish <1 Born: Aug; 8/12 Quebec Presbyterian
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      Source Information:
      Census Place Notre-Dame Ward, Trois-Rivieres, Ste-Maurice, Quebec
      Family History Library Film 1375850
      NA Film Number C-13214
      District 83
      Sub-district D
      Page Number 10
      Household Number 40
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      1901 Canada census:
      <http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/DisplayHousehold.jsp?sdid=7055&household=90>
      Personal Description
      Line # Family or House- hold Name of each person in family or household on 31st March, 1901.
      Sex. Colour Relation-ship to head of family or household. Single, married, widowed or divorced.
      Month and date of birth. Year of birth. Age at last birthday.
      8 90 Houliston Alex M Head M Sep 10 1842 59
      9 90 Houliston Jeannette F Wife M Jul 20 1846 55
      10 90 Houliston Jack M Son S Aug 5 1869 32
      11 90 Houliston Jessie F Daughter S Sep 28 1877 24
      12 90 Houliston Paula F Daughter S Dec 15 1879 22
      13 90 Houliston Murell F Daughter S Aug 18 1881 20
      14 90 Houliston Isa M Daughter S Feb 25 1883 18
      15 90 Terreault M. L. F Head S Mar 10 1871 30

      Source Information:
      1901 Census of Canada
      Subdistrict: Trois-Rivières (City/Cité) Saint-Louis (Ward/Quartier), TROIS-RIVIÈRES & SAINT-MAURICE, QUEBEC
      District Number: 198
      Subdistrict Number: c-2
      Archives Microfilm: T-6548
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      http://www.ingeneas.com/ingeneas/pass-list.cfm?ID=272182&GIVEN=&LAST=houliston&searchpage=
      Alexander HOULISTON Age: b.1842 Year: 1904 Price: $5.50US; $6.77Cdn. Description: Parliamentary Sessional Papers - CIVIL SERVICE LIST of CANADA for 1904. Typical records in this document contain the following: name of civil servant; (sometimes)post office address; name of department and branch of employment; present rank or trade; first date of present rank; date of first appointment; date of birth; present salary.

      http://www.ingeneas.com/ingeneas/pass-list.cfm?ID=562399&GIVEN=&LAST=houliston&searchpage=
      Alexander HOULISTON Age: b. 1842 Year: 1911 Price: $5.50US; $6.77Cdn. Description: Parliamentary Sessional Papers - CIVIL SERVICE LIST of CANADA for 1911. Typical records in this document contain the following: name of civil servant; (sometimes)post office address; name of department and branch of employment; present rank or trade; first date of present rank; date of first appointment; date of birth; present salary.
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      1911 Canada census:

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      Full name from Stained glass window inscription at St-Andrew's United Church (presbyterian) in Trois- Rivières, Québec, Canada:
      "IN LOVING MEMORY OF ALEXANDER HOULISTON DEVOTED LIVELONG MEMBER OF THIS CHURCH AND HIS WIFE JANET BLAIR, PRESENTED BY THEIR DAUGHTER, LOUISA HOULISTON McDOUGALL."
      crafted by CW Kelsey circa 1945
    Person ID I5598  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 31 May 2008 

    Father John (George) Houliston,   b. 8 June 1801, Westruther, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 December 1885  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Agnes Mercer,   b. 22 November 1803, Mellerstain, Earlston, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 March 1847  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 21 March 1830  Earlston, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • check - could be another John (Mercer is mentioned in death notice of other John)

      Earlston on the end of film No.1067895, parish of Eccles marriages were noted : Howliston. John Howliston of the parish of Berwick and Agnes Mercer of this Parish gave in their names for proclamation at Earlston 21st March 1830.
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      JOHN HOWLISTON
      Male Family
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      Event(s):
      Birth:
      Christening:
      Death:
      Burial:
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      Marriages:
      Spouse: AGNES MERCER Family
      Marriage: 21 MAR 1830 Earlston, Berwick, Scotland
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      Messages:
      Extracted marriage record for locality listed in the record. The source records are usually arranged chronologically by the marriage date.
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      Source Information:
      Batch No.: Dates: Source Call No.: Type: Printout Call No.: Type:
      M117364 1820 - 1854 1067895, 0103225 Film 6902076 Film
      Sheet: 00
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    Family ID F315  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Janet (Jessy Jeannette) Blair,   b. 20 July 1846, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. John (Jack) Houliston,   b. 11 August 1868, Trois Rivières, St Maurice, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Robert Blair Houliston,   b. 15 June 1870, Trois Rivières, St Maurice, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 July 1889, Trois Rivières, St Maurice, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     3. Agnes Alexina Houliston,   b. 27 January 1872,   d. 14 July 1872  (Age 0 years)
     4. Frances Mable (Mabel) Houliston,   b. 12 July 1873, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Marion Purves Houliston,   b. 16 May 1875, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Jessy (Jessie) Mercer Houliston,   b. 28 September 1876, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. Louisa Houliston,   b. 1878, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Florence Houliston,   b. August 1880, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Paula Houliston,   b. 15 December 1879
    +10. Eva Muriel (Murell) Houliston,   b. 18 August 1880, Trois Rivières, St Maurice, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Isabella (Isa) Craik Houliston,   b. 25 February 1882,   d. 24 February 1919  (Age 36 years)
    Family ID F1998  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Alex Houliston
    Alex Houliston
    Le conseil de ville des Trois-Rivières
    Le Monde illustré, vol. 17 no 854. p. 3113
    (15 septembre 1900)


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