- Christpher Huston
- Given names
|Kentucky County, Virginia Formed|| December 31, 1776|
Note: Kentucky County (then alternately spelled Kentucke County) was formed by the Commonwealth of Virginia by dividing Fincastle County, VA. into three new counties: Kentucky, Washington, and Montgomery, effective December 31, 1776. During the three and one-half years of Kentucky County's existence, its seat of government was Harrodstown (then also known as Oldtown, later renamed Harrodsburg).
|Articles of Confederation|| November 17, 1777|
Note: The Continental Congress submitted the Articles of Confederation to the states for ratification. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Articles_of_Confederation
|Kentucky County, Virginia Abolished|| June 30, 1780|
Note: Kentucky County was abolished on June 30, 1780, when it was divided into Fayette, Jefferson, and Lincoln counties of Virginia. These later petitioned together to separate from Virginia, which was approved by the Virginia House of Delegates.
|Kentucky Becomes 15th State|| June 25, 1792|
|Lincoln County, Kentucky Formed|| June 25, 1792|
Note: Lincoln was one of the original three counties formed out of Virginia's Kentucky County. (The other two were Fayette and Jefferson counties.) These three were separated from Virginia to create the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 1792.
|George Washington Relected|| December 5, 1792|
Note: Geo. Washington relected to his second term as president.
|Knox County, Kentucky Formed|| December 19, 1799|
Note: Knox County was officially formed on December 19, 1799. Losing counties were Lincoln County.
|Rockcastle County, Kentucky Formed|| January 8, 1810|
Note: Rockcastle County was officially formed on January 8, 1810. Losing counties were Lincoln, Pulaski, Madison and Knox counties.
|New Madrid Earthquake|| December 16, 1811|
Note: New Madrid Earthquake reverses course of Mississippi River.(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Madrid_earthquake)
|Harlan County, Kentucky Formed|| January 28, 1819|
Note: Harlan County was officially formed on January 28, 1819. Losing counties were Knox County.
|The American Civil War Begins|| April 12, 1861|
Note: The opening of the American Civil War - Battle of Fort Sumter, South Carolina.
|The American Civil War Ends|| May 13, 1865|
Note: The American Civil War concludes with the surrender of Robert E. Lee in the Appomattax Courthouse at Appomattax, Virginia.
|Last change|| December 28, 2003 – 00:08:03|
From Bob Beverly's web page: Wilmington, Delaware. December the 6th 1726 Mill Creek Hundred In New Castle County (Delaware) The last will and testament of Christopher HUSTON I leave my soul to God who gave it and my body to be buried where my friends think fitt. I Bequeath and leave to my wife the little house which is now a shope to Dwell in and one third part of all my movables Excepting one horse out of the whole which I leave to my son Samuell. I Leave to my son Robert two pounds ten shillings. I Bequeath to my son Samuel the plantation and the horse before excepted with the plow and Takling and to enter to possess next March. I apoint and order that Samuel shall pay to his sisters the sums of fifteen pounds current money of this government that is to say Jean Four pounds to Martha five pounds and to Ann Six pounds all to be paid within four years after the Date here of in Every year of the four one fourth part of the sd fifteen pounds I leave to my son-in-law Hugh Linn Ten Shillings which is owing to me of John Porter baker. I do appoint and order that Samuell my son Shall maintain and keep one cow Summer and Winter for the use of his mother enduring her life time and shall give to his mother yearly six Bushell of wheat and Ry. I do leave my son Samuell to pay to his Brother Robert the above sd two pounds ten shillings. I do Leave to my grandchildren Christopher and James HUSTON a bond which I have of Charles SIMONS of three pounds. I do Leave my wife and my son Samuell to be my executors of this my last will and testament being in the perfect use of my Reason as witness my hand and seal the Day and year above written. Signed and sealed in the presence of William McDOWELL Hugh CLARK Probated January 6, 1726/7. Christopher HUSTON (seal)