Note: d with daughters in her household but no husband whom she would have had two more children by in 1842 and 1844? The death cert. of her son says her maiden name was Sarah Gardner and his father was Abram Almony. Her dau.'s death cert. says parents Abram Almony and Sarah A. Almony. I have no information on this Abram Almony and it may be that the children only knowing their grandfather Abraham listed him on the death certificates. She may not have been married to the father of the children but no bastardy records found. Sarah did married John Houston. Margaret Cameron believes she is the daughter of Abraham Almony. An old family note says that the father of Sarah's children was Irish and listed her children as William, Joseph, Almanda Alloway, Serena Heaton, Mrs. Duncan.
CENSUS: 1850 Harford Co p. 21 John Houston 63 farmer $1,400 RE, Sarah 42, William Almony 23, Joseph 21 (Josiah), Mary 18, Laurana age 10, Ann age 8, Amanda 6, John Houston 1. Household 996-996
CENSUS: 1860 Harford Co 1936-1890 Sarah Houston 50 MD farming $2000RE $50PP, Anne E Houston (should be Almony) 18, John Houston 11.
CENSUS: 1870 Harford Co 265-268 John Houston 21 $5,000RE, $600PP, Sarah Houston 58, Reid Almony 12.
CENSUS: 1880 Harford Co, MD John E. HOUSTON Self M Male W 31 MD Farmer MD PA Sarah M. HOUSTON Wife M Female W 26 MD Housekeeping MD PA Sarah A. HOUSTON Mother W Female W 71 MD MD MD Ida J. HOUSTON Dau S Female W 8 MD MD MD Lavina B. HOUSTON Dau S Female W 6 MD MD MD Mary B. HOUSTON Dau S Female W 2 MD MD MD Unnamed HOUSTON Son S Male W 3M MD MD MD Source Information: Census Place Norrisville, Harford, Maryland NA Film Number T9-0511 Page Number 205A
MARRIAGE: Sarah Ann Almony m. John Houston on Mar. 2, 1846 Harford Co MD WSF 1 p. 90
MARRIAGE: John Houston m. Sarah Ann Almony both of Harford Co, MD on Mar. 3, 1846 by Rev. Gailey per Democrat Press, Mar. 24, 1846 and Gazette Mar. 3 1846
OBIT: Sarah A. Houston died Mar. 1888 per article in Bel Air Times reprint in Jan. 4, 1889 issue. Cannot locate original article. Need copy.
WILL: none found.
TOMBSTONE: Sarah Houston d. Mar. 20, 1888 age 79y
Note: Not sure of parents of Sarah. Could be John Jr. or Abraham. In the 1840 census she was liste
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