442. Caroline Houchins
Source: Houchin Ancestry, by Barty Wyatt Traces Family's Roots, Princeton Times, Princeton, W.VA.
Richard D. Shanklin
Marriages Records FTM 1786-1850 Note: May have been married to ADAM SHANKLIN as well.
443. Mary Ann Houchins
Source: From Houchin Ancestry by Barty Wyatt Traces Family's Roots, Princeton Times, Princeton, W.VA.
444. Allen D. Houchins
Allen Houchins was a soldier in the 30th Battalion Va Sharpshooters; Pvt. Vawter's Battery/Co C. Enlisted 3/26/1862 at Union, Monroe Co., VA. He had been a private in Co E. 166th Militia. Present until absent sick at home on 12/31/62 roll. Present sick on 2/28/1863 roll. Discharged 5/2/1863, age 35 years, resident of Monroe Co., VA. height, 6'0 1/2", fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, farmer, discharged for irreclacible (sp) discoloration of the left shoulder. Enlisted in 26th VA. Batn. 7/25/1864 at Dublin, VA. Sick at hospital and returned to duty since the last month on 10/31/1864 muster roll. Paroled at Charleston, W.VA on 6/12/1865; age 37, 6'0, florid complexion, brown hair, gray eyes, born 9/19/1827 at Crumps Bottom, Monroe Co., VA. Died 3/30/1906 at Indian Mills, Monroe Co., W.VA. Buried in Indian Mills Cemetary, Indian Mills, Summers Co., W.VA. Married Deliah Keaton in 1851 and had 8 children. He was a millwright and carpenter. Listed on the 1860 Monroe Co., census as age 32, farmer, married to Deliah with 2 children.
Allen lived at Indian Mills for many years and was an honorable carpenter and millwright. His two sons, Henry and John, were both millwrights and millers and who, with George W. Leftridge and Louis Witt, erected the lower mill and were the owners at one time.
445. Rufus Houchins
Rufus Houchins was born (1829-1903) one mile south of Greenville, W.VA., and lived in that community all of his life. He is buried in the Keaton Cemetary. He served as the trustee of the Cook's Run school in 1896. He married Margaret Bibb from Amherst Co., VA in 1855. She was the daughter of Martin T. and Harriet Bibb. The marriage was performed by Rev. Sivermore. Rufus and Margaret had 11 children: Laura, William M., Mary S., Emma Harriet, Edward M., Ida E., Charles, Thompson, Walter Ryan, Thomas Clinton, Omer R., and Lucy R.
William Ezra Houchins
William and Ida were cousins.
446. William Houchins
Source: Houchin Family Ancestry by Barty Wyatt, Princeton Times, Princeton, W.VA. William was a soldier in Lowery's Battery in the Civil War. William Houchins and William Arnot were in the battle of Winchester, one of the last battles of the War. William Arnot was shot through the neck by a minnie ball and William Houchins carried him out of battle.
783. Carile Houchins
Died of brain fever.
447. Amanda Jane Houchins
Source: Houchin Ancestry by Barty Wyatt, Princeton Times, Princeton, W.VA.
448. Granville Houchins
Land office patents and grants of VA; Jan. 1, 1855 for Mercer Co., VA, 140 acres on the waters of Bluestone joining Bennett Houchins contract. Grants No. 110 pg. 786. Mollie Ballard was the daughter of John and Jane (Dennis) Ballard.
Source: William Ballard and His Descendants by Margaret Ballard.
788. Gilmer R. Houchins
Gilmer was frozen to death on a cold December on Bluff Mountain Road.
449. Syrena M. Houchins
Source: From Houchin Family Ancestry by Barty Wyatt, Princeton Times, Prinecton, W.VA.
Syrena married Henry P. Cummins b. ca 1830, son of John and Elizabeth (Gibson) Cummins who were married in 1819. (1: File jacket 1916). Syrena's name is spelled "Syrania" on the marriage record. Henry P. Cummins was a merchant. He owned land on Brush Creek and deeded 73 acres to Hugh B. Miller in 1872. (1: Deed Book "V" pg. 562) Henry and Syrena had 11 children.
Source: William Ballard and his Descendants by Margaret Ballard.
450. Clayton Marion Houchins
Source: From Houchin Family Ancestry by Barty Wyatt, Prineton Times, Princeton, W.VA. Buried in the Keaton Cemetary. He united with the Indian Creek Baptist Church on the 11th of November, 1877. Clayton owned property on Cooks Run and in the village of Springfield. Deeds are recorded for the transfer of lots in Springfield to a John A. Halstead and to Jacob Halstead in 1884. He had an advertisment in The Watchman for Summer boarders in 1893.
803. William Ezra Houchins
William and Ida were cousins.