Dr. William Martin Houston

Male 1876 - 1953  (77 years)


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  • Name William Martin Houston 
    Title Dr. 
    Nickname Willie 
    Born 17 Feb 1876  Sarepta, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Jun 1953  El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 2 Jun 1953  Arlington Memorial Park Cemetery - El Dorado, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1537  Cody LeBlanc's Family Tree
    Last Modified 4 Oct 2016 

    Father Lazarus Lafayette Houston,   b. 21 May 1847, Cuthbert, Randolph County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1931, Sarepta, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Frances Viola Campbell,   b. 1 Sep 1854, Rocky Mount, Bossier Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1931, Sarepta, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1871  Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F592  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Artie Eleanor Braswell,   b. 21 Dec 1882, Madison County, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1970, El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 9 Dec 1902  Marysville, Union County, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. William Aubrey Houston,   b. 11 Oct 1904, Smackover, Union County, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1965, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    +2. Fannie Lou Houston,   b. 27 Jul 1907, Griffin, Conway County, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1972, Strong, Union County, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     3. Lillie Ruth Houston,   b. 24 May 1914, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1984, Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +4. Mary Eleanor Houston,   b. 16 Feb 1916, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1970, El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    +5. Van Lazarus Houston,   b. 5 Nov 1919, Sandy Land, Union County, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1995, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     6. Cora Jean Houston,   b. 1924, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1925, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 4 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F850  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Dr. William Martin Houston
    Dr. William Martin Houston
    Taken ca. 1902

    (PHOTO BELONGS TO CODY LEBLANC. DO NOT USE OUTSIDE OF THIS SITE WITHOUT PERMISSION FROM THE OWNER)
    1920 Lazarus and Fannie Houston Family
    1920 Lazarus and Fannie Houston Family
    First row: Fannie Elizabeth Houston, Newell Osteen Pugh, Earl Lafayette Houston, Lester Ennis Houston, Elezebeth Houston, Frances Nevel Houston, Ottis G. Houston, Frances Houston, Vernia Margaret Pugh, Margaret Elsie Houston, Stephen Bannerman Pugh Jr.

    Middle Row: Lilly Ruth Houston, Artie Braswell Houston, Van Lazarus Houston, Dr. William Martin Houston, Frances Viola Campbell Houston, Ruth Evelyn Houston, Lazarus Lafayette "Lat" Houston, Mary Eleanor Houston, Frances Eloise "Smokie" Houston

    Back Row: Lonnie Nevel Houston, Cora Dance Houston, Isaac Newton Houston, Hattie Hollis Houston, Vester Edgar Houston, Grace Houston Pugh, Lucille Houston Maurer, Fannie Lou Houston, Gilbert Orren Houston, Ada Verlie Houston, Sybil Garnett Houston, William Aubrey Houston, Lonnie Gordon Houston

    Documents
    U.S. World War I Draft Registration Card - William Martin Houston
    U.S. World War I Draft Registration Card - William Martin Houston
    Name: William Houston
    County: Union
    State: Arkansas
    Birth Date: 17 Feb 1876
    Race: White
    Permanent Address: Smackover, Arkansas
    Age: 42
    Occupation: Farmer and M.D.
    Obituary of Dr. William Martin Houston
    Obituary of Dr. William Martin Houston
    Published in The Shreveport Times on June 2, 1953

    Headstones
    Headstone of Dr. William Martin Houston, M.D.
    Headstone of Dr. William Martin Houston, M.D.
    Arlington Memorial Park Cemetery - El Dorado, Arkansas, USA

  • Notes 
    • Obituary:

      South Ark. Doctor Dies

      El Dorado, Ark., June 1 (Special) - Dr. William M. Houston, 77, well-known South Arkansas doctor, died unexpectedly at his home here at 3 a.m. Monday following a heart attack suffered Saturday.

      The veteran doctor had practiced medicine in Ouachita and Union counties for 52 years and had lived at El Dorado for the past 25 years. He was educated at Memphis Medical school, Memphis, Tenn., and had taken post graduate work at other schools. He was born at Sarepta, La., Feb. 17, 1876, the son of Mr. and Mrs. L.L. Houston. He was a member of the First Baptist church.

      Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Artie Braswell Houston of El Dorado; three daughters, Mrs. Grady McMath and Mrs. J.T. Brown, both of Strong, and Miss Lillie Ruth Houston of St. Louis, Mo.; two sons, W.A. Houston of Little Rock and Van Houston of Canton Island, South Pacific; four brothers, I.N. Houston, V.E. Houston and L.L. Houston, all of Shreveport, and Lex Houston of Sarepta; three sisters, Mrs. G.E. Hodges of Shreveport and Mrs. Porter Cochran and Mrs. Ban Pugh, both of Sarepta, and five grandchildren.

      Funeral services will be held at Hall mortuary at 3 p.m. Tuesday by the Rev. Sam C. Reeves, pastor of the First Baptist church. Burial will be in Arlington cemetery by Hall mortuary.

      (Published in The Shreveport Times on June 2, 1953)