The Heritage of Daniel Haston


A. A. Haston
Ali Alburn Haston - Son of Jesse Haston

A. A. HASTON, postmaster, merchant and station agent, Newman, is a native of Missouri, and was born in Howard County, May 6, 1825, was there educated. He was identified with the early development of Western Missouri and Eastern Kansas, and settled in Leavenworth in 1864, where he engaged as a trader in horses and cattle for the Government for a few years. He came to Newman the time the town was laid out, was the first one who opened a store there in company with his partner, Mr. Newman, and has since been a resident. He is a clever gentleman and eminently popular in the neighborhood. He was married to Miss Mary F. Newman, a native of Kentucky. They have four children - Lizzie, Lucy, Thomas and Henry.

Source:  William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas (Jefferson County)