M*CH*MORE One Name Study

NORTH AMERICA

Tree 904. Unlinked North American surmids

Collected in this subtree are all known cases of the use of M*ch*more as a middle name in North America, for which no connection to the M*CH*MORE trees or subtrees has yet been found. One case where M*ch*more is used as a first name is included. The families are listed in the birth order of the heads.

Last updated 14 May 2014

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Tree 904

Family 1306

head  John FUTCHER

b 8Oct1797 Sussex County DE

m 182x

1830 @ 30-40 ^ DE

1840 @ 40-50 ^ DE

1850 farmer @ 52 b Sussex County ^ Lewes & Rehoboth DE, owner of $3000 real estate

1860 ^ Lewis Rehoboth DE: holder of 4 slaves, fugitives from the South

d 19Mar1865

sp      Hester Ann MARSH

b 25Jan1806 DE

known as Hettie

m 182x

1830 @ 30-40

1840 @ 30-40 ^ DE

1850 @ 44 b DE (Hetty A)

d 26Dec1858

son    John Mitchelmore FUTCHER

b 14Feb1835 PA North American life events

1850 labourer @ 16 b Sussex County (John M)

m 12Jul1856, Susan Marsh THOMPSON

Jun1863 farmer @ 28: enlisted in the army

1880 farmer @ 45 b DE ^ Lewes & Rehoboth DE (John M)

1910 general farmer @ 74 b DE, married 54 yr, 6 out of 9 children living (John M)

d 4Jun1910 Rehoboth DE @ 75 yr 3 mo 10 dy, farmer ^ Sussex County DE; father John FUTCHER b Sussex County, mother Hettie Ann MARSH b Sussex County; cause heart disease (John Mitchellmore)

bur 6Jun1910, Rehoboth

 

Much of the information on this family come from Charles Wilson FUTCHER Junior's application for membership of the National Society of Sons of the American Revolution dated 14Sep1963, which includes a pedigree documenting his descent from the John FUTCHER who supplied bacon to Captain Lawrence on 10Jul1776.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John may have been named in honour of Rev John [Tree 10], who was pastor of Lewes Presbyterian Church 1826-1834.


Tree 904

Family 1180

head  Robert Bell HOUSTON

b 9Dec1802 personal communication

m 182x

^ Dagsboro DE

Delaware State senator

1850 @ 47 ^ Millsboro DE (Robert B)

d 19Mar1892 personal communication

sp      Lydia Burton WHARTON

b 24Mar1809 personal communication

m 182x

1850 @ 41 ^ Millsboro DE (Lydia R)

d 12Apr1876 personal communication

son    John Mitchelmore HOUSTON

b 26Apr1832 Sussex County DE personal communication

1850 @ 18 ^ Millsboro DE with parents

m 185x Ada L HICKMAN

1860 @ 28 [with wife Nancy @ 24]

1870 farmer @ 38

son Robert B HOUSTON

(b Jun1872) DE

1880 @ 8 b DE ^ Dagsborough, Sussex County DE

(m 1892), Mary Bertha LEYTON

son Mitchelmore Leyton HOUSTON

(b Jan1893) DE

1900 @ 6 b Jan1893 ^ Millsboro (oro (oro (Mitchel M)

1910 @ 16 b DE ^ Millsboro with parents (M Leighton)

m 25Dec1915 Wilmington DE: Mitchelmore Leyton HOUSTON, barber @ 22 ^ Millsboro DE, father Robert B HOUSTON, mother Bertie HOUSTON; Mabel G WELCH @ 21 ^ Bridgeville DE, father Charles H WELCH, mother Josphine WELCH

1920 barber @ 26 b DE ^ Millsboro (Layton) [with wife Mabel @ 25]@ 25]

1930 @ 36 b DE ^ Philadelphia PA (M Layton)

1940 barber @ 46 b DE ^ 212 Vine, Philadelphia PA (Layton)

1900 @ 27 b Jun1872 ^ Millsboro, married 8 yr

1910 @ 37 b DE  ^ Millsboro

son John Mitchelmore HOUSTON

b 15Ju1879 DE personal communication

m 190x, Mary ??

1917 registered as civilian in WW1 draft [b 15 Jul 1879] (John Mitchell Moore)

d 9Sep1941 Dover DE, "merchant, 30 yr in community, father John M HOUSTON, mother Addie HICKMAN; cause coronary occlusion” (John Mitchel) personal communication

d 25Dec1893 Sussex County

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John may also have been named in honour of Rev John [Tree 10], who was pastor of Lewes Presbyterian Church 1826-1834.


Tree 904

Family 0750

head  John HALLY

b 187x

m 189x

sp      Milly PASSMORE

b 187x

m 189x

dau    Frances Michelmore HALLY

b 11Jan1903 Toronto ON

known as Milly

1933 @ 30 b Toronto ON: arrived New York, Canadian citizen, normally resides in Toronto, ethnicity: South Italian


Tree 904

Family 1023

head  William Henry COUCH

(b 1840)

?16May1870 cabinet maker @ 30: arrived Quebec aboard Tweed from London with family

m 1879 USA, FONTAINE

1880 carpenter @ 39 b England ^ Middletown CT; also in household, Clara @ 24, a daughter @ 0 and sister-in-law Lulu FOUNTAIN @ 18 (William)

dau    Lillian Mitchelmore COUCH

b 8Apr1890 Manhatten NY, "father William Henry COUCH, mother Clara Lydia Fontaine COUCH”

1892 @ 2 b US ^ Long Island City, Queens NY with parents (Lillian M) [New York state census]

1900 @ 10 b CT with parents (Lilian M)

1905 @ 15 b England ^ Manhatten (Lillian) with parents [New York state census]

1910 @ 20 b CT with parents (Lilian M)

1892 @ 51 b England ^ Long Island City, Queens (William H) [New York state census]

1900 carpenter @ 58 b Apr1842 England ^ Manhatten NY, married 21 yr, immigrated 1870 (William)

1905 carpenter @ 64 b England ^ Manhatten (William) [New York state census]

1910 rents carpenter shop @ 71 b England ^ Manhatten (William K)

sp      Clara Lydia FONTAINE

b 184x

m 1879 USA

 

 

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