Hon. Ebenezer Torrey A.M.

M, #3991, b. 16 August 1801, d. September 1888

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BirthAug 16, 1801Franklin, MA, USA
Marriage BannOct 27, 1825Fitchburg, MA, USA
MarriageNov 14, 1825Fitchburg, MA, USA, Stearnes, MA Marriage Index: circa 17 Dec 1825
Marriage2nd
DeathSep, 1888Fitchburg, MA, USA

Family 1: Frances Adams Houghton d. 1831

Hon. Ebenezer Torrey A.M. and Frances Adams Houghton declared their intentions of marriage on Oct 27, 1825 Fitchburg, MA, USA. Hon. Ebenezer Torrey A.M. married Frances Adams Houghton, daughter of Samuel Houghton and Frances Adams, in Nov 14, 1825 at Fitchburg, MA, USA, Stearnes, MA Marriage Index: circa 17 Dec 1825.

Family 2: Sarah Arnold

Hon. Ebenezer Torrey A.M. married Sarah Arnold 2nd.

Abraham Houghton

M, #3992, b. 26 April 1777, d. 4 November 1844

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BirthApr 26, 1777Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Apr. 25, 26; age 60-70 in 1840 census; JWH gives birthdate of older brother Abraham who died
MarriageJun 22, 1802Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
1810 Census1810Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 5 Total; 1 male <10, 1 male 26-44//3 female <10, 1 female 26-44
1820 Census1820Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 7 Individuals: 2 male 0-10, 1 male 10-16, 1 male 26-45; 2 female 0-10, 1 female 26-45
1830 Census1830Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 3 males (5-10, 10-15, 50-60), 2 females (15-20, 15-20, 50-60)
1840 Census1840Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 6 Total: 1 male under 5 (1836-1840), 1 male 60 to 70 (1770-1779) // 1 female under 5 (1836-1840), 1 female 20 to 30 (1810-1819), 1 female 30 to 40 (1800-1809), 1 female 50 to 60 (1780-1789)
DeathNov 4, 1844Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Houghton: Jul 27 1844; Harvard VR: 67y 7m
BurialHarvard Center Burial Ground Cemetery, Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family: Elizabeth Park b. 8 Aug 1779, d. 3 Jun 1873

Abraham Houghton married Elizabeth Park in Jun 22, 1802 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Elijah Houghton b. 2 Jun 1739, d. 20 Jul 1819
Mother*Mercy Whitney b. 6 Sep 1744, d. 11 Jan 1817

Moriah Houghton

F, #3993, b. 7 November 1772, d. 21 May 1864

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BirthNov 7, 1772Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageDec 27, 1791Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageNov 25, 1802Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathMay 21, 1864Weis: Apr. 12, 1781?, Harvard
BurialStow, MA, USA, Mariah, wife of John Conant, & daughter of Elijah Houghton, of Harvard, died May 21, 1864, AEt, 91 yes, 6 ms. Gone to her long desired rest.

Family 1: John Goldsmith b. 17 Apr 1770, d. 21 Sep 1798

Moriah Houghton married John Goldsmith in Dec 27, 1791 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family 2: John Conant

Moriah Houghton married John Conant in Nov 25, 1802 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Elijah Houghton b. 2 Jun 1739, d. 20 Jul 1819
Mother*Mercy Whitney b. 6 Sep 1744, d. 11 Jan 1817

Mercy Houghton

F, #3994, b. 27 September 1774

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BirthSep 27, 1774Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Houghton: 9,27,1775
MarriageJun 23, 1796Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family: Ephraim Warner b. 16 Apr 1774

Mercy Houghton married Ephraim Warner in Jun 23, 1796 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Elijah Houghton b. 2 Jun 1739, d. 20 Jul 1819
Mother*Mercy Whitney b. 6 Sep 1744, d. 11 Jan 1817

Elisabeth Houghton

F, #3995, b. 3 December 1779

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BirthDec 3, 1779Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Derby: Jul 3 1796 [CJV: md]
MarriageJul 3, 1796Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, h/1: Harvard VR: for Asa Daby
MarriageJan 2, 1817Lancaster, MA, USA, h/2

Family 1: Asa Darby b. 6 Feb 1767, d. 10 Aug 1813

Elisabeth Houghton married Asa Darby in Jul 3, 1796 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, h/1: Harvard VR: for Asa Daby.

Family 2: John Carter 2nd

Elisabeth Houghton married John Carter 2nd in Jan 2, 1817 at Lancaster, MA, USA, h/2.
Father*Elijah Houghton b. 2 Jun 1739, d. 20 Jul 1819
Mother*Mercy Whitney b. 6 Sep 1744, d. 11 Jan 1817

Hannah Houghton

F, #3996, b. 7 September 1781, d. 13 January 1785

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BirthSep 7, 1781Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathJan 13, 1785Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Harvard: 4y 9m 6d; Houghton: 1, 2, 1785
Father*Elijah Houghton b. 2 Jun 1739, d. 20 Jul 1819
Mother*Mercy Whitney b. 6 Sep 1744, d. 11 Jan 1817

Alice Houghton

F, #3997, b. 22 February 1784

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BirthFeb 22, 1784Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Allice
MarriageApr 3, 1802Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Marriage
Marriage

Family: Abraham Whitney Jr b. 29 Nov 1779

Alice Houghton married Abraham Whitney Jr in Apr 3, 1802 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Elijah Houghton b. 2 Jun 1739, d. 20 Jul 1819
Mother*Mercy Whitney b. 6 Sep 1744, d. 11 Jan 1817

Hannah Houghton

F, #3998, b. 22 April 1786

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BirthApr 22, 1786Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageSep 22, 1805Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family: Josiah Weatherbee

Hannah Houghton married Josiah Weatherbee in Sep 22, 1805 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Elijah Houghton b. 2 Jun 1739, d. 20 Jul 1819
Mother*Mercy Whitney b. 6 Sep 1744, d. 11 Jan 1817

Sarah Houghton

F, #3999, b. 20 April 1788, d. 3 February 1871

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BirthApr 20, 1788Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Houghton: 4,29,1788
Marriage BannMay 19, 1808Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathFeb 3, 1871

Family: Jacob Priest Jr b. 12 Jun 1785

Sarah Houghton and Jacob Priest Jr declared their intentions of marriage on May 19, 1808 Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Elijah Houghton b. 2 Jun 1739, d. 20 Jul 1819
Mother*Mercy Whitney b. 6 Sep 1744, d. 11 Jan 1817

Ruth Houghton

F, #4000, b. 5 December 1753, d. 4 July 1762

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BirthDec 5, 1753Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VRs, p. 78: Dec. 5, 1754; p. 296: bapt 1753; JWH: p. 104: 12,5,1754; p. 337, 1744; MLM: Dec. 5, 1754
DeathJul 4, 1762Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Father*Phinehas Houghton b. 22 Sep 1726, d. 10 Nov 1797
Mother*Ruth Osgood b. 22 Nov 1727, d. 10 Jan 1805

Elizabeth Park

F, #4001, b. 8 August 1779, d. 3 June 1873

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BirthAug 8, 1779Groton, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, twin of William Park; age 67 in 1850 census; age 92 in 1870 census; NEHGR & Groton VRs: 8 Aug 1779; Harvard VR: c Sep 1778
MarriageJun 22, 1802Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
1830 Census1830Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 3 males (5-10, 10-15, 50-60), 2 females (15-20, 15-20, 50-60)
DeathJun 3, 1873Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
BurialHarvard Center Burial Ground Cemetery, Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, ae 94y 10m

Family: Abraham Houghton b. 26 Apr 1777, d. 4 Nov 1844

Elizabeth Park married Abraham Houghton, son of Elijah Houghton and Mercy Whitney, in Jun 22, 1802 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

John Goldsmith

M, #4002, b. 17 April 1770, d. 21 September 1798

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BirthApr 17, 1770Littleton, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
MarriageDec 27, 1791Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathSep 21, 1798Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 29 y., killed by fall of stick of timber (Sept. 22, 1798, a. 28 y. 5 m. 5 d.)

Family: Moriah Houghton b. 7 Nov 1772, d. 21 May 1864

John Goldsmith married Moriah Houghton, daughter of Elijah Houghton and Mercy Whitney, in Dec 27, 1791 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Maria Goldsmith

F, #4003, b. 15 May 1792

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BirthMay 15, 1792Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Marriage

Family: Mr. (?) Whitney

Maria Goldsmith married Mr. (?) Whitney.
Father*John Goldsmith b. 17 Apr 1770, d. 21 Sep 1798
Mother*Moriah Houghton b. 7 Nov 1772, d. 21 May 1864

Mr. (?) Whitney

M, #4004

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Marriage

Family: Maria Goldsmith b. 15 May 1792

Mr. (?) Whitney married Maria Goldsmith, daughter of John Goldsmith and Moriah Houghton.

John Conant

M, #4005

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MarriageNov 25, 1802Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family: Moriah Houghton b. 7 Nov 1772, d. 21 May 1864

John Conant married Moriah Houghton, daughter of Elijah Houghton and Mercy Whitney, in Nov 25, 1802 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Ephraim Warner

M, #4006, b. 16 April 1774

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BirthApr 16, 1774Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageJun 23, 1796Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family: Mercy Houghton b. 27 Sep 1774

Ephraim Warner married Mercy Houghton, daughter of Elijah Houghton and Mercy Whitney, in Jun 23, 1796 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Asa Darby

M, #4007, b. 6 February 1767, d. 10 August 1813

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BirthFeb 6, 1767Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageJul 3, 1796Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, h/1: Harvard VR: for Asa Daby
DeathAug 10, 1813Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 46

Family: Elisabeth Houghton b. 3 Dec 1779

Asa Darby married Elisabeth Houghton, daughter of Elijah Houghton and Mercy Whitney, in Jul 3, 1796 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, h/1: Harvard VR: for Asa Daby.

John Carter 2nd

M, #4008

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MarriageJan 2, 1817Lancaster, MA, USA, h/2

Family: Elisabeth Houghton b. 3 Dec 1779

John Carter 2nd married Elisabeth Houghton, daughter of Elijah Houghton and Mercy Whitney, in Jan 2, 1817 at Lancaster, MA, USA, h/2.

Abraham Whitney Jr

M, #4009, b. 29 November 1779

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BirthNov 29, 1779Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageApr 3, 1802Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family: Alice Houghton b. 22 Feb 1784

Abraham Whitney Jr married Alice Houghton, daughter of Elijah Houghton and Mercy Whitney, in Apr 3, 1802 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Mr. (?) Forbush

M, #4010

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Marriage

Family: Alice Houghton b. 22 Feb 1784

Mr. (?) Forbush married Alice Houghton, daughter of Elijah Houghton and Mercy Whitney.

Josiah Weatherbee

M, #4011

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MarriageSep 22, 1805Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family: Hannah Houghton b. 22 Apr 1786

Josiah Weatherbee married Hannah Houghton, daughter of Elijah Houghton and Mercy Whitney, in Sep 22, 1805 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Jacob Priest Jr

M, #4012, b. 12 June 1785

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BirthJun 12, 1785Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Marriage BannMay 19, 1808Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family: Sarah Houghton b. 20 Apr 1788, d. 3 Feb 1871

Jacob Priest Jr and Sarah Houghton declared their intentions of marriage on May 19, 1808 Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Prudence Houghton

F, #4013, b. 10 February 1755

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BirthFeb 10, 1755Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Marriage BannJan 24, 1801Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageFeb 22, 1801Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family: Dr. Jonathan Fiske

Prudence Houghton and Dr. Jonathan Fiske declared their intentions of marriage on Jan 24, 1801 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Prudence Houghton married Dr. Jonathan Fiske in Feb 22, 1801 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Phinehas Houghton b. 22 Sep 1726, d. 10 Nov 1797
Mother*Ruth Osgood b. 22 Nov 1727, d. 10 Jan 1805

Joseph Houghton

M, #4014, b. 19 August 1756

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BirthAug 19, 1756not in Lancaster VRs
Father*Phinehas Houghton b. 22 Sep 1726, d. 10 Nov 1797
Mother*Ruth Osgood b. 22 Nov 1727, d. 10 Jan 1805

Phinehas Houghton

M, #4015, b. 30 December 1758, d. 6 January 1759

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BirthDec 30, 1758Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathJan 6, 1759Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM, JWH: 11/16/1759
Father*Phinehas Houghton b. 22 Sep 1726, d. 10 Nov 1797
Mother*Ruth Osgood b. 22 Nov 1727, d. 10 Jan 1805

Luke Houghton

M, #4016, b. 30 December 1758, d. 22 January 1759

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BirthDec 30, 1758Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathJan 22, 1759Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Father*Phinehas Houghton b. 22 Sep 1726, d. 10 Nov 1797
Mother*Ruth Osgood b. 22 Nov 1727, d. 10 Jan 1805

Phineas Houghton Jr.

M, #4017, b. 9 April 1761, d. 22 March 1765

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BirthApr 9, 1761Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathMar 22, 1765Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Father*Phinehas Houghton b. 22 Sep 1726, d. 10 Nov 1797
Mother*Ruth Osgood b. 22 Nov 1727, d. 10 Jan 1805

Ruth Houghton

F, #4018, b. 8 May 1763, d. 13 February 1819

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BirthMay 8, 1763Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, twin
Marriage BannSep 30, 1786Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageMay 30, 1787Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, both of Lancaster
DeathFeb 13, 1819Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 55, dropsy
DeathLancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 26 Mar 1787 given: dd of sister Keziah in Lancaster VR; MLM: May 29, 1787

Family: Ebenezer Haven b. 8 Mar 1764, d. 6 Dec 1842

Ruth Houghton and Ebenezer Haven declared their intentions of marriage on Sep 30, 1786 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Ruth Houghton married Ebenezer Haven in May 30, 1787 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, both of Lancaster.
Father*Phinehas Houghton b. 22 Sep 1726, d. 10 Nov 1797
Mother*Ruth Osgood b. 22 Nov 1727, d. 10 Jan 1805

Keziah Houghton

F, #4019, b. 8 May 1763, d. 26 March 1787

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BirthMay 8, 1763Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, twin of Ruth
DeathMar 26, 1787Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 24; JWH gives same death date as brother Phineas in 3,22,1765, but Lancaster VRs, p. 322, gives her joining first church with sisters in Dec. 14, 1783; Lancaster VRs gives 3,26, 1787; JWH gives same dd to sister Ruth;MLM: Mar. 26, 1727 (error)
Father*Phinehas Houghton b. 22 Sep 1726, d. 10 Nov 1797
Mother*Ruth Osgood b. 22 Nov 1727, d. 10 Jan 1805

Anna Houghton

F, #4020, b. 1 March 1772, d. 20 July 1823

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BirthMar 1, 1772Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageJun 13, 1799only in MLM & Brewster Gen; MLM: June 14; not in Lancaster MA VRs, only a James Robbins and Nancy Houghton
DeathJul 20, 1823Concord, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, only in MLM
DuplicateMLM gives Anna as married to James Robbins

Family: James Robbins b. c 1777, d. 19 Jun 1812

Anna Houghton married James Robbins in Jun 13, 1799 only in MLM & Brewster Gen; MLM: June 14; not in Lancaster MA VRs, only a James Robbins and Nancy Houghton.
Father*Phinehas Houghton b. 22 Sep 1726, d. 10 Nov 1797
Mother*Ruth Osgood b. 22 Nov 1727, d. 10 Jan 1805