JEFFERSON COUNTY ILLINOIS
BIOGRAPHIES

SCHUYLER C. HUSTON


Schuyler C. HUSTON, son of Ludwell Gain HUSTON and Josie COLLANE came
to Jefferson County from Indiana. in 1883. He first lived in the Pleasant
Grove area north of Mt. Vernon, Illinois. later moved to the East Salem
neighborhood northeast of Mt. Vernon, where he spent the remainder of his
life. Schuyler married Effie OWENS, daughter of John and Louisa OWENS in
1898. To this family eleven children were horn. Glen, Lester, Emery, Fred,
Russell, Alva D., Lulu, Ardella, Gwen, Dorothy and Bessie. Gwen MCKENZIE
has six children: Mrs. Daniel (Joyce) MCVEY, Mrs. Larry (Myrtle) COLLINS,
Mrs. Edward (Sharon) RANDICH, Mrs. Ted (Karen) KLUCK, Richard MCKENZIE
and Tony MCKENZIE Jr. Lulu STOYE has two sons Irwin Terry BEAN and Gerald
Edward BEAN. Ardella CARLTON has one daughter Estalee Dorris. Fred has
two sons Wayne and Wendell. Lester has two sons Dwight L. and Roger. Russell
has one daughter Betty Jo SNYDER. Emery has four sons Richard, Frank, Everett,
Jerry and four daughters Mrs. Barbara DELANEY, Mrs. Nellie PETTY, Mrs.
Margaret HIEMMER and Mrs. Flora Ellen TROTTER. Glen died in 1965 and has
three daughters: Mrs. Charles (Lulu Mae) DUNCAN. Mrs. Marvin (Ruth) AUSTIN
and Mrs. Charles (Betty Alice) BLAGG. Mr. Huston was a farmer. He was a
great baseball fan and played on a local team in the early 1900's. He also
worked on the county roads and helped build Neil Lake north of Mt. Vernon.
Their daughter Dorothy passed away at the age of sixteen and Alva D. and
Bessie at a very early age. Mr. Huston passed away in 1949 and Mrs. Huston
in 1964.

SOURCE: FACTS AND FOLKS, JEFFERSON CO, IL 1978

SUBMITTED BY: Misty Flannigan
Dec 15, 1997


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