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Whitney Elizabeth Houston (1963 - 2012)

Whitney Elizabeth "Nippy" Houston
Born in Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United Statesmap
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Sister of [half]
Wife of [private husband (1960s - unknown)]
Died at age 48 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Aug 2014 | Last significant change: 13 Sep 2022
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Whitney Elizabeth Houston was an American singer and actress.

She was born August 9, 1963 in Newark New Jersey to John Russell Houston, Jr and Emily "Cissy" Drinkard.[1][2]She married R&B singer Bobby Brown July 18, 1992.[1] They had one daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, and divorced in 2007.


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  • Dee Dee Warwick[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Cissy Houston. GenealogyBank.com, 2014
  2. Wikipedia: Cissy Houston
  • "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," Database with images, FamilySearch: accessed 25 June 2015. Whitney Elizabeth Houston, California, US, 12 Feb 2012; from "Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 - Today)," GenealogyBank.com (www.genealogybank.com 2014).
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 9 February 2021), memorial page for Whitney Houston (9 Aug 1963–11 Feb 2012), Find A Grave: Memorial #84839013, citing Fairview Cemetery, Westfield, Union County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .
  • "United States Public Records, 1970-2009," FamilySearch: accessed 25 June 2015), Whitney Houston Brown, Residence, S Plainfield, New Jersey, United States; a third party aggregator of publicly available information.

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