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Mary ? (b. date unknown, d. Abt. August 1778)Mary ? was born date unknown in ?, and died Abt. August 1778 in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania.She married William Huston on date unknown in ?.
Notes for Mary ?:
Africa-History of Huntingdon and Blair Counties, Pa. Murder of James McClees and Mrs. Huston--Among these was an old lady by the name of Huston, whose age made her somewhat garrulous.Her home was in the valley several miles from the fort, and among the other crops she was growing on the farm was a patch of flax, whose possession and care gave her a world of concern.Indeed, after she reached the flort she could do nothing but talk about her flax and lament constantly that it would go to waste....One morning about the middle of August, 1778 (she persuaded James McClees to go with her to her farm)....They left, promising to return that evening or the following at furthest.The first evening passed and the second went by....An alarm was raised...Mrs. Houston was found dead and scalped with cuts from a hatchet in her forehead.The body of James McClees was also found....
More About Mary ? and William Huston:
Marriage: Unknown, ?.
Children of Mary ? and William Huston are:
- +Mary J. Huston, b. Abt. 1741, ?, d. date unknown, ?.