Re: Houston of Co. Antrim
James Alexander Houston died in 1849, aged 30 or 33;According to one newspaper article he was born in 1819 at Mount Pleasant, Ballymena, the eldest son of the Rev. Clarke Houston; he attended Glasgow Univ. for his M.D. degree; married Anna McAuley (McAulay), an American, the dau of John McAulay,merchant of New York. Shewas travelling in Europe at the time when they fell in love and married in Dublin.
I read in an article that he left four children; one of them may have been Washington Houston, who was deaf.Washington Houston married and had a dau.