Biography of John Huston
Farmington Franklin County, Maine Biographies





JOHN HUSTON was a native of Dunstable, Mass., and the first settler, in 1783, on river lot No. 17, east side, now owned by Charles F. Butler and others, where he made a clearing on the interval and built a log house. In 1792 he made another clearing, and built another log house near the location of the village at Backus Corner. He was succeeded by Solomon Butler of Martha's Vineyard, and spent the latter part of his life in Industry, supported by the town. Mr. Huston was born Sept. 14, 1738, and married for his second wife, Sept. 26, 1799, Nancy Eagle.

From:
A History of Farmington, Franklin County, Maine
From the warliest explorations to the present time,
1776-1885
By: Francis G. Butler
Member of the Maine Historical Society
Press of Knowlton, McLeary and Co.
1885.


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