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Biographical Sketch of John A. Huston

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The above named gentleman was born in Washington County, Virginia, November 8, 1832. His parents, John and Easter Maxville Huston, were both natives of the Old Dominion. He was reared to the age of sixteen upon a farm in his native County, and then migrated to Missouri and settled in Livingston County, where he resided nine years. From Livingston County he moved to Daviess County, where he has since made his home.

On the 12th of March, 1856, Mr. Huston was joined in marriage to Miss Mary J. Minnick, daughter of Isaac Minnick. The issue of this marriage was five children, all of whom survive; namely, George W., Nancy E., John W., Elizabeth C. and Isaac F. Mrs. Huston was called to her long home on the 23d of December, 1868. Her memory is revered by all who knew her. September 2S, 1871, Mr. Huston married Miss Sarah McCrosky, daughter of Isaac McCrosky, of Livingston County. They have one child, Andrew. Mr. and Mrs. Huston are both members of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Mr. Huston, in politics, is a straight Democrat; he served three years on the school board, as director, and is a prominent citizen of the township.


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