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Antoinette Power Houston (Nettie)

Antoinette Power Houston (Nettie) was born January 20, 1852 in Huntsville. In 1852 Sam Houston's political career was flourishing, and the Texas Democratic convention had submitted his name as a "favorite son" candidate for President of the United States. In February Houston arrived home bearing toys, bonnets, and dresses for Sam and "my pretty little flock of girls".