JAMES RIVER. James Houston's name appears in Augusta C. Virginia court records soon after it's establishment Dec 9 1745. THERE HE MARRIED Agnes Wilson June 17 1749 (sister of George Wilson). Agnes Wilson was step-dau. of Anne Adair who was 2nd wife of John Wilson.
James and Agnes Houston recorded acquiring land on Back Creek of Roanoke at "Turkey Botton", and in forks of JAMES RIVER through March 1765. James Houston listed in Eckenrode Soldiers of Virginia, Augusta Co., was in French and Indian Wars, was listed as Armorer Captain Blagg's Co., Col. Byrd's Command, and was discharged 1761 or 1764.