Notes for Mary Houston
April 21, 1795 - Robert M. Mann marries Mary Houston in Abbeville, SC. Robert born 1771, Mary born 1775
February 01, 1796 - son John born
June 10, 1798 - son William born
August 30, 1800 - daughter Elizabeth born
1800 census Abbeville, SC, page 37A
Robert Mann 20010-10100-00
1 male age 26-45 (Robert, age 29)
2 males under age 10 (John, age 4 & William, age 2)
1 female age 16-25 (Mary, age 25)
1 female under age 10 (Elizabeth, age baby)
April 17, 1803 - daughter Agnes born
June 12, 1805 - son Robert born
1807 - family moves from South Carolina to Kentucky
Feb. 24, 1809 - daughter Jane born
1810 census - ? They do not come up on the index for Logan Co., KY
Jan. 8 1812 - daughter Albina born
March 1, 1815 - son Samuel Alexander born
1817 - family moves from Kentucky to Illinois
1820 census Plumb Creek, Randolph Co., IL
Robert Mann 110001-1111002
1 male over 45 (Robert, age 49)
1 male 10-15 (Robert, age 15)
1 male under 10 (Alexander, age 5)
1 female 26-45 (Mary, age 45)
1 female 16-26 (Agnes, age 17)
1 female 10-15 (Jane, age 11)
1 female under 10 (Albina, age 8)
1820 Land Entries T5R7 Randolph Co., IL
McMann, Robert 06 Jan 1818 14 160
1825 census Plum Creek Twp., Randolph Co., IL (selected names)
James ANDERSON, SR
James ANDERSON, JR
John ANDERSON, SR
John ANDERSON, JR
James H. BEATTY
Robert M. MANN
William M. MANN
James WILSON, SR
James WILSON, JR
1830 census Randolph Co., IL
1 male 50-60 (Robert, age 59)
1 male 15-20 (Alexander, age 15)
1 female 50-60 (Mary, age 55)
1 female 15-20 (Albina, age 18)
1840 census Randolph Co., IL
1 male 60-70 (Robert, age 69)
1 female 60-70 (Mary, age 65)
1850 censusTown 5 South Range 7 West, Randolph Co., IL Taken Sept 13, 1850
Robert M. Mann, age 79, b. SC
Mary, age 76, b. SC
Alexander, age 35, b. KY
Robert, age 12, b. IL
Alexander, age 10, b. IL
Elizabeth, age 7, b. IL
Sarah, age 5, b. IL
December 28, 1855 - Robert died
1860 Randolph Co., IL census, Twp 5S Range 7W, household 566\567 Taken June
S.A. Mann (45) born KY
Mary (85) born SC
Henrietta (35) born IL
John (24) born IL
Alex H. (22) born IL
Elizabeth (20) born IL
Sarah J. (17) born IL
J.M.F. (6) born IL
E.E. (1) born IL
November 07, 1860 - Mary died
Info on Robert Mann & family from internet contact Terry (firstname.lastname@example.org)
from books he owns on Randolph County. These include Bicentennial Book and Atlas.
Land records in Abbeville District, SC in 1802 list Robert Mann as a land owner. In 1807 the family left to join former neighbors in the Illinois Territory. Reports of Indian uprisings caused the family to stay in Logan Co., KY until 1817. He moved to Randolph Co., IL, where all of his 8 children married and lived until their deaths.
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Name: Mary HUTSON
Birth: 1775 in ABBEVILLE DIST., S. C.
Death: 7 NOV 1860 in MANN FARM, PRESTON RANDOLPH CO., ILL.
Burial: PRESTON RANDOLPH CO., ILL
Burial: WITH HUSBAND & CHILDREN
Reference Number: 70
Marriage 1 Robert Morrill MANN b: 1771 in ABBEVILLE DIST., S. C.
Married: 21 APR 1795 in ABBEVILLE DIST. S. C.
John (Judge) MANN b: 1 FEB 1796 in ABBEVILLE DIST. S. C.
William M. MANN b: 10 MAY 1798 in ABBEVILLE DIST. S. C.
Elizabeth Ann (Betsy Ann) MANN b: 30 AUG 1800 in ABBEVILLE DIST., S. C.
Agnes Hutson MANN b: 17 APR 1803 in ABBEVILLE DIST., S. C.
Robert "Bartus" MANN b: 12 JUN 1805 in ABBEVILLE, S.C.
Jane Armstrong MANN b: 24 FEB 1809 in LOGAN CO. KY.
Albina A. MANN b: 12 JAN 1812 in LOGAN CO., KY
Samuel Alexander MANN b: 28 FEB 1815 in NEAR HOPKINSVILLE, KY.
Will of John Huston Sr.
From Abbeville SC Court House
Office of Probate
Box 4647 Pack 1059
Last Will and Testament of John Houston Sen. Dec 12
(blank) being weak of body but of sound memory (bless God) do this day, viz, the first d of June in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy eight make and publish this my last will and testament in manner following: that is to say first I give and bequeath to my dear & loving wife Else Huston the one third of all my personal estate, to wit of money goods & chattels; also the management of all my lands & plantation with all profits thereof during her widowhood and no longer; and excepting that she is to keep all of the children together on said land & plantation ? & school them out of all profits that may be made out of said Lands & plantation with their assistance and the Negro ? called George. Also I give and bequeath an equal share & part of all my lands, viz, three hundred acres, with my money, goods & chattels to my son Robert Huston, & my son John Huston, & my son Joseph Huston, & my son Benjamin Huston, & my son Alexander Huston & also my daughter Catherien Huston. I also will & allow that all my debts if any there be, with burial expenses, be paid first of all out of my the whole of my estate & the residue to be divided as above. And I make & ordain her, my said wife , sole executra of this will, in trust for the intents & purposes in this my will contained. In witness thereof, the said John Huston have to this my Last Will & Testament set my hand and seal the d & year above written.
Signed, sealed & delivered by the said John Huston as & for his last
will and testament in the presence of us who were present at the signing &
William Calhoun, JP
Endorsed on the will. Else Huston took the Oath of Executr. to the within Will
the 25th day of June 1793 Before me.
NB The original was eat by some vermin, which occasions the B above
State of South Carolina, Abbeville Co., to wit.
In open court this tenth day of June one thousand seven hundred and ninety three personally came Sarah Calhoun, now Sarah Basking, one of the witnesses to the above will & made oath that she saw John Houston, deceased, sign, seal, publish, pronounce & declare the same to be his last will and testament and that he was then of sound and perfect mind. memory & understanding to the best of the deponents knowlege and belief & that William Calhoun Esquire, as Henry Geddes, together with this deponent did subscribe their names thereto as witnesses in the presence of the Testator and at his request and in the presence of each other. Certified by order of court the day and date mentioned above.
Will of John Huston Jr
Box 46, Pack 1053, dated 1803
In the name of God amen I John Houston in a weak and infirm state of Body but sound of mind and memory do make this my last will and testament in the manner following viz. first I commit my soul to god who give it and my body to be decently buryed in a christian manner. Nest I will that all my just debts be paid. Next I give to my son John one hundred and sixteen acres of land where James Armstrong lived. Next I give to my son William one hundred and sixteen acres of land laid of the North side of the tract where I live. Next I give to my daughter Elizabeth fifty acres of land to be laid of joining my son William's land. Next I give to my daughter Nancy fifty acres of land to be laid of joining my daughter Elizabeth's land. Next I give to my son Samuel fifty acres of land to be laid of joining my daughter Nancy's land. Next I give to my son James fifty acres of land to be laid of joining my son Samuel's land. Next I give to my daughter Jencey fifty acres of land to be laid of joining my son James land and if there is any land left in the Tract where I live I give it unto my nephew Hugh Huston. Next I give and bequeath to my son in law James Armstrong and his wife one hundred and fifty dollars. Next I give and bequeath to my son in law Robert M. Man and his wife one hundred and fifty dollars. Next I give and bequeath to my sons John and william ? one hundred (next line undreadable due to scotch tape - think it says I also bequeath to my daughters Elizabeth & Nancy ? slave each. Next my ? son) James the sum of fifty dollars each. Next I give to my daughter Jencey the sum of fifty dollars. Next I give and bequeath unto Jean Houston who was my late wife the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars and in order to raise the above sum bequeathed I allow the moveable property I possess to be sold as public sale and if my estate amounts to more than I have mentioned I allow the surplus to be equally divided amongst the legatees and for the execution of this my last will and testament I appoint Samuel Houston and Robert M. Mann and Abraham Livingston executors to manage according to the true meaning of the same, signed, sealed (and delivered is crossed out) in the year of our lord Christ one thousand eight hundred and two and the 26th day of December. Witnesses LH Crawford, A Crawford, Joseph Randolph (his mark). Signed John Huston