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Andrew Houliston

Male 1887 - 1946  (59 years)


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  • Name Andrew Houliston 
    Born 20 February 1887  Home Farm, Whittinghame, Haddington, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 May 1946  Southey, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Parkinson's disease 
    Buried Southey, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Birth record of ANDREW HOULISTON in 1887 in WHITTINGEHAME GRO ref 724/ 0002

      Houliston, Andrew birth 1887 in Whittingehame Scotland GRO Ref. 724/0002

      Scotland census 5th April 1891:
      HOWLISTON ANDREW age 37 in WHITTINGEHAME, EAST LOTHIAN GRO ref 724/00 002/000 3
      HOWLISTON MARGARET age 32 in WHITTINGEHAME, EAST LOTHIAN GRO ref 724/00 002/000 3
      HOWLISTON ELIZABETH age 9 in WHITTINGEHAME, EAST LOTHIAN GRO ref 724/00 002/000 3
      HOWLISTON JANET age 7 in WHITTINGEHAME, EAST LOTHIAN GRO ref 724/00 002/000 3
      HOWLISTON JOHN age 6 in WHITTINGEHAME, EAST LOTHIAN GRO ref 724/00 002/000 3
      HOWLISTON ANDREW age 4 in WHITTINGEHAME, EAST LOTHIAN GRO ref 724/00 002/000 3
      HOWLISTON GEORGE age 2 in WHITTINGEHAME, EAST LOTHIAN GRO ref 724/00 002/000 3

      1901 census HOULISTON ANDREW age 14 in WHITTINGEHAME, EAST LOTHIAN GRO ref 724/ 002/000

      While working at the Lord Balfour Castle as an assistant games keeper he said that there were a lot of poachers.
      He was very fond of animals.

      He left Scotland when he was only 17 and travelled to New York where he worked for a few years. He returned to Scotland and later came to Canada. He married in Canada (to a lady whose husband had died) in about 1919.

      After coming to Canada Andrew married Laura Ann (Thomas) Williams, widow of John Williams, and they
      farmed for awhile in the Rosetown area. Later they moved back to the Southey district and eventually started
      farming in the Crosswood district where they lived until Andrew died in May of 1946. His son William (Bill)
      married Helen Jasper Anderson in October of that same year. Mrs Houliston (Laura) and her daughter Margaret
      moved to Victoria B.C. They would travel back to the old home in Saskatchewan, in the summer, for many years
      to visit with friends and family. (From Southey local history book)

      Andrew Houliston was partially paralysised for 16 or 17 years and died May 4, 1946 on farm near Southey of Parkinson's disease.

      Emigration: Bet. 1910 - 1911, Went back to Scotland & came to Canada later
      Immigration: Abt. 1904, When 17 to New York from Scotland
      Land 1: 1923, S1/2 30-25-18 Crosswood District
      Land 2: Abt. 1923, leased W1/2 29-25-18 for pasture
      Land 3: 1929, Purchased S1/2 29-25-18 Crosswood Dist

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      possible reference to a 1st wife?
      http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3198928&id=I3006
      # ID: I3006
      # Name: Andrew Taylor HOULISTON
      # Sex: M
      # Birth: 20 FEB 1887 in Home Farm,Whittinghame,Haddington,Scotland
      # Census: 1901 Whittinghame,Haddington,Scotland
      # Occupation: Farm Servent(1901)
      # Change Date: 20 FEB 2006

      Father: Andrew Taylor HOULISTON b: 28 OCT 1849 in Prestonkirk,East Lothian,Scotland
      Mother: Margaret ROBERTSON b: 1858

      Marriage 1 Agnes KIRKLAND
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    Person ID I729  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 24 September 2007 

    Father Andrew Taylor Houliston,   b. 28 October 1849, Prestonkirk, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 November 1944, Athelstaneford, Haddington (East Lothian), Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Mother Margaret (Maggie) Robertson,   b. 2 February 1858, Prestonkirk, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934, Prestonkirk, Haddington, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 30 April 1880  Blackdykes, North Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Marriage record of HOULISTON, ANDREW to ROBERTSON, MARGARET in 1880 in NORTH BERWICK GRO ref 713/ 0002

      Houliston, Andrew marriage to Margaret Robertson date 1880 in North Berwick Scotland GRO Ref. 713/0002

      Married: 30 APR 1880 in Blackdykes,North Berwick,Scotland
    Family ID F392  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Laura Ann Thomas,   b. 29 May 1889, Llandanwg, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 July 1984, Victoria, BC, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married about 1919  Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. William John (Bill) Houliston,   b. 14 March 1920, At home, Crosswood District, Southey, Saskatchewan , Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1997, Regina Pasqua Hospital, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Living
    Family ID F445  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart



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