Mary Vaughn

F, #7231

Family

Israel Houghton b. 13 Dec 1723

Martha Snow

F, #7232, b. 9 February 1731/32

Biography

     Martha Snow was born on Feb 9, 1731/32 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Weis: June 6, 1742. She married Joseph Houghton, son of Ephraim Houghton and Sarah Sawyer, in 1762. Martha Snow married Joseph Houghton in Mar 11, 1762 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family

Joseph Houghton
Marriage*She married Joseph Houghton in Mar 11, 1762 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children
Father*John Snow
Mother*Hannah Sawyer b. 1 Jul 1711
     Martha Snow was baptized on Aug 13, 1732 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Aquilla Jewett

M, #7233, b. 26 December 1729

Biography

     Aquilla Jewett was born on Apr 13, 1728 in Littleton, MA, USA. He was born on Dec 26, 1729 in Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA, USA. He married Eunice Houghton, daughter of Deacon Israel Houghton and Martha Wheelock, in Mar 22, 1764 at Littleton, Middlesex Co., MA, USA.

Family

Eunice Houghton b. 31 Jan 1736/37
Marriage*Aquilla Jewett married Eunice Houghton, daughter of Deacon Israel Houghton and Martha Wheelock, in Mar 22, 1764 at Littleton, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
Children

Achsah Whitcomb

F, #7234, b. 7 April 1743, d. 5 July 1815

Biography

     Achsah Whitcomb was born on Apr 7, 1743 in Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Capt. Benjamin Houghton Tert., son of Deacon Israel Houghton and Martha Wheelock, in Oct 14, 1763 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, DAR Patriot Index, p.345: Benjamin: b 9-5-1739 d 7-31-1802 m Zervia Moore Capt MA; DAR Patriot Index, Cent. pt 2, p. 1494 corrects: m Achsah Whitcomb and MA for bd and dd; Princeton Hx: for diff. Benjamin, in Princeton, Oct. 14 in Princeton. Achsah Whitcomb died on Jul 5, 1815 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, of dropsy, age 72, relict of lst Deac. Benjamin; MLM: 1825, and above.

Family

Capt. Benjamin Houghton Tert. b. 5 Sep 1739, d. 31 Jul 1802
Marriage*She married Capt. Benjamin Houghton Tert., son of Deacon Israel Houghton and Martha Wheelock, in Oct 14, 1763 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, DAR Patriot Index, p.345: Benjamin: b 9-5-1739 d 7-31-1802 m Zervia Moore Capt MA; DAR Patriot Index, Cent. pt 2, p. 1494 corrects: m Achsah Whitcomb and MA for bd and dd; Princeton Hx: for diff. Benjamin, in Princeton, Oct. 14 in Princeton. 
Child
Father*Simon Whitcomb b. 12 Jul 1712
Mother*Thankful Houghton b. 3 Mar 1713/14
     Achsah Whitcomb was baptized on Apr 7, 1743.

Elizabeth Wilder

F, #7235

Biography

     Elizabeth Wilder married Deacon Israel Houghton, son of Jacob Houghton and Rebecca Whitcomb, in Mar 14, 1769 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: gives marriage of Israel, son of Israel and Martha Houghton, to Elizabeth Wilder, 2,18, 1766.

Family

Deacon Israel Houghton b. c 1700, d. 29 Jun 1777
Marriage*Elizabeth Wilder married Deacon Israel Houghton, son of Jacob Houghton and Rebecca Whitcomb, in Mar 14, 1769 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: gives marriage of Israel, son of Israel and Martha Houghton, to Elizabeth Wilder, 2,18, 1766. 

Rachel Hale

F, #7236, b. 2 August 1765, d. 1821

Biography

     Rachel Hale was born on Aug 2, 1765 in Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Major Jonathan Houghton, son of Lieut. John Houghton and Esther Tarbell, in Jun 26, 1783 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Rachel Hale died in 1821.

Family 1

Major Jonathan Houghton b. 24 Dec 1743, d. 11 Jan 1840

Family 2

Major Jonathan Houghton b. 28 Feb 1761, d. 11 Jan 1840
MarriageShe married Major Jonathan Houghton, son of Lieut. John Houghton and Esther Tarbell, in Jun 26, 1783 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Mrs. Mary Bryant

F, #7237

Biography

     Mrs. Mary Bryant married Major Jonathan Houghton, son of Lieut. John Houghton and Esther Tarbell, w/2.

Family

Major Jonathan Houghton b. 24 Dec 1743, d. 11 Jan 1840

Mary Allen

F, #7238

Biography

     Mary Allen married Capt. John Houghton, son of Deacon Israel Houghton and Martha Wheelock.

Family

Capt. John Houghton b. 14 Oct 1745, d. 1818
Marriage*Mary Allen married Capt. John Houghton, son of Deacon Israel Houghton and Martha Wheelock
Children

Abigail Houghton

F, #7239, b. 7 September 1726, d. 3 March 1794

Biography

     Abigail Houghton was born on Sep 7, 1726 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Bolton. She married Dennis Lockling at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Abigail Houghton died on Mar 3, 1794 69th year. She was and Dennis Lockling were buried at Old North Burying Ground, Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, 78 year.

Family

Dennis Lockling b. c 1717, d. 12 Dec 1795
Marriage*She married Dennis Lockling at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children
Father*Jonathan Houghton Jr b. 1703, d. c 1 Jan 1740/41
Mother*Mary Houghton d. 1791
     Abigail Houghton was baptized on Nov 6, 1726 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Ebenezer Houghton

M, #7240, b. 1 August 1729, d. before 6 August 1755

Biography

     Ebenezer Houghton was born on Aug 1, 1729 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, FWH: Oct. 1; MLM: 16 Aug 1723-24. He married Phebe Gerry CJV: Bolton VRs gives this marriage without identifying which Ebenezer Houghton; Weis states this Ebenezer married a Phebe..; I believe that it is this Ebenezer Houghton, son of Jonathan. Ebenezer Houghton died before Aug 6, 1755 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, given adm. of estate in 1755.

Family

Phebe Gerry b. 4 May 1730
Marriage*He married Phebe Gerry CJV: Bolton VRs gives this marriage without identifying which Ebenezer Houghton; Weis states this Ebenezer married a Phebe..; I believe that it is this Ebenezer Houghton, son of Jonathan. 
Children
Father*Jonathan Houghton Jr b. 1703, d. c 1 Jan 1740/41
Mother*Mary Houghton d. 1791
     Ebenezer Houghton was baptized on Aug 31, 1729 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Mary Houghton

F, #7241, b. 5 September 1731, d. 17 May 1811

Biography

     Mary Houghton was born on Sep 5, 1731 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She died on May 17, 1811 at Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 81.
Father*Jonathan Houghton Jr b. 1703, d. c 1 Jan 1740/41
Mother*Mary Houghton d. 1791
     Mary Houghton was baptized on Oct 10, 1731 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Silence Houghton

F, #7242, b. 4 September 1728, d. 4 September 1728

Biography

     Silence Houghton was born on Sep 4, 1728 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She died on Sep 4, 1728 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She was buried at Old Common BG Cemetery, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Jonathan Houghton Jr b. 1703, d. c 1 Jan 1740/41
Mother*Mary Houghton d. 1791

Levinah Houghton

F, #7243, b. 13 August 1733, d. 5 July 1738

Biography

     Levinah Houghton was born on Aug 13, 1733 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She died on Jul 5, 1738 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 5th year. She was buried at Old Common BG Cemetery, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 5 year.
Father*Jonathan Houghton Jr b. 1703, d. c 1 Jan 1740/41
Mother*Mary Houghton d. 1791
     Levinah Houghton was baptized on Sep 23, 1733 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Capt. Jonathan Houghton

M, #7244, b. 7 November 1737, d. December 1829

Biography

     Capt. Jonathan Houghton was born on Nov 7, 1737 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He married Susannah Moor in Nov 24, 1759 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Capt. Jonathan Houghton was in military service in between 1775 and 1779 DAR: Capt. MA; DAR Lineage:'Jonathan Houghton (1737-1829) served as lieutenant at the Lexington Alarm and as captain in Col. Jonathan Smith's regiment, 1776. He was born in Lancaster; died in Bolton.';
JWH, MLM:"Revolution record as follows: He was lieutenant of Capt. Benjamin Hasting's company, Col. John Whitcomb's Regt., Lexington alarm service, eight days; reported enlisted into the army; also first lieutenant of same company; Col. Asa Whitcomb's Regt., roll dated Aug. 1,1775, engaged April 27, service three months and twelve days; also in company, return dated Oct. 1, 1775; also Capt. Fourth Company, in Col. Josiah Whitney's (second Worcester Company) Regt; commissioned March 20th, 1776; also Capt. Col. Jonathan Smith's Regt., pay abstract for mileage, New York, August 5, 1776, two hundred and thirty-six men; also report, dated Watertown, Sept. 6, 1776, of men raised to reinforce Continental army; said Houghton, with his company of seventy-eight men, marched 'to the northward or Canada department,' July 22, 1776, under command of Capt. Smith; also pay abstract for rations due from Oct. 1, 1776, to Nov. 30, said Houghton credited with 153 rations. [Later surgeon of the sloop Republic of the Massachusetts navy]." [CJV:per descendant Arthur Clark, latter not true; it was his son Rufus's father in law, Dr. Moses Bernard who was surgeon on sloop Republic]

Am. Biog. Libr.: Lt. in Lexington Alarm, Apr. 1775; 1st Lt. in Whitcomb's Mass. Reg., May-Dec 1775; Capt. Mass. Militia, 1776

Army Officers: Lt. in Lexington Alarm, Apr. 1775; 1st Lt. of Whitcomb's MA Reg., May to Dec., 1776; Capt., MA Militia, 1776

MLM: War. Dept. records of Houghtons in the Revol. War, pp. 10-17, 33, 173 in Vol. #33, p. 170

Whitcomb: Rev. War

Arthur Amory Houghton 1908 SAR application: "Lieutenant of Capt. Benj. Hasting's Co., Col. John Whitcomb's Regt. which marched from Bolton to Cambridge on April 19, 1775. Re-enlisted in same command as Lieutenant, April 27, 1775, serving three months and 12 days; still in same command, Oct. 6, 1775. Commissioned March 20 1776, as Captain in 4th Company, 2nd Worcester County Regiment raised to reinforce the Continental Army in Canada, having marched July 22, 1776, under Col. Smith; appears in same capacity at various times up to February 8, 1779." He appeared in the census of 1790 of Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA 3 males 16+, 1 male under 16, 5 females. He appeared in the census of 1800 of Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA 00001-00001; 1 male 45+; 1 female 45+. He appeared in the census of 1810 of Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA 1 male 45+//1 female 45+. He died in Dec, 1829 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Whitecomb: 29 Oct 1780; in C.C., Apr 4, 1829, age 91. He was buried at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family

Susannah Moor b. 28 May 1733, d. 25 May 1811
Marriage*He married Susannah Moor in Nov 24, 1759 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children
Father*Jonathan Houghton Jr b. 1703, d. c 1 Jan 1740/41
Mother*Mary Houghton d. 1791
     Capt. Jonathan Houghton was baptized on Dec 18, 1737 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Dennis Lockling

M, #7245, b. circa 1717, d. 12 December 1795

Biography

     Dennis Lockling was born circa 1717 in Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, DAR: 1725; MLM: 9-16-1725. He married Abigail Houghton, daughter of Jonathan Houghton Jr and Mary Houghton, at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Dennis Lockling was in military service in May 7, 1775 DAR: He had served in the early wars; was appointed on the Committee of War 1777 at the Convention of Westminster; NEHGR: "Lockling, Dennis [Dennis Locklin]; Lieutenant, of Putney, paid for fourteen days' service. He did not return with the company to Putney, but rather remanined in Cambridge where he enlisted 7 May 1775, as Fourth sergent in Capt. Benjamin Hasting's company in Col. Asa Whitcomb's (23rd) regiment of Continental troops. Later he served as Private in Lieut. Moses Johnson's company of Col. William Williams' regiment of Vermont militia which marched from Putney for Sartoga on 25 September 1777, and served for 26 days. Dennis was the delegate from the Town of Putney at the conventions held at Westminste on 30 October 1776 and 16 January 1777 preparatory to Vermont's independence." He died on Dec 12, 1795 at Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, a. 78th y; JWH, MLM: 12 Dec 1798; DAR: 1798. He was and Abigail Houghton were buried at Old North Burying Ground, Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, 78 year.

Family

Abigail Houghton b. 7 Sep 1726, d. 3 Mar 1794
Marriage*Dennis Lockling married Abigail Houghton, daughter of Jonathan Houghton Jr and Mary Houghton, at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Susannah Moor

F, #7246, b. 28 May 1733, d. 25 May 1811

Biography

     Susannah Moor was born on May 28, 1733 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: May 28, 1737. She married Capt. Jonathan Houghton, son of Jonathan Houghton Jr and Mary Houghton, in Nov 24, 1759 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Susannah Moor died on May 25, 1811 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 78; MLM, Whitecomb give 19 Sep 1809 "widow Susannah."

Family

Capt. Jonathan Houghton b. 7 Nov 1737, d. Dec 1829
Marriage*She married Capt. Jonathan Houghton, son of Jonathan Houghton Jr and Mary Houghton, in Nov 24, 1759 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children
     Susannah Moor was baptized on Jul 15, 1733 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Rebecca Houghton

F, #7247, b. 25 January 1736/37

Biography

     Rebecca Houghton was born on Jan 25, 1736/37 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*John Houghton b. 1712, d. 23 Oct 1769
Mother*Hepzibah Priest b. 8 Apr 1716, d. 24 Jan 1796
     Rebecca Houghton was baptized on Jun 3, 1739 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Hephzibah Houghton

F, #7248, b. 10 January 1740/41, d. 7 May 1807

Biography

     Hephzibah Houghton was born on Jan 10, 1740/41 in Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She died on May 7, 1807 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, died of dropsy, a. 66. She was buried at Old Bolton Cemetery, Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, May 7, a. 66 ;Bolton VR: Old South Burial Grnd.
Father*John Houghton b. 1712, d. 23 Oct 1769
Mother*Hepzibah Priest b. 8 Apr 1716, d. 24 Jan 1796

Jonathan Priest Houghton

M, #7249, b. 13 August 1744, d. 1808

Biography

     Jonathan Priest Houghton was born on Aug 13, 1744 in Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He married Sarah Priest in Mar 23, 1768 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Mar. 23, 1763. Jonathan Priest Houghton appeared in the census of 1790 of Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA Jonathan P., 2 males 16+, 3 females. He appeared in the census of 1800 of Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA 00001-00101; 1 male 45+;1 female 16-25, 1 female 45+. He died in 1808 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family

Sarah Priest b. 10 Oct 1744
Marriage*He married Sarah Priest in Mar 23, 1768 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Mar. 23, 1763. 
Child
Father*John Houghton b. 1712, d. 23 Oct 1769
Mother*Hepzibah Priest b. 8 Apr 1716, d. 24 Jan 1796

Anna Houghton

F, #7250, b. 24 August 1746

Biography

     Anna Houghton was born on Aug 24, 1746 in Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married John Priest in Jun 14, 1775 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Anna Houghton married John Priest in Nov 29, 1787 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family

John Priest b. 22 Aug 1750, d. 1 Nov 1815
MarriageAnna Houghton married John Priest in Jun 14, 1775 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Marriage* Anna Houghton married John Priest in Nov 29, 1787 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children
Father*John Houghton b. 1712, d. 23 Oct 1769
Mother*Hepzibah Priest b. 8 Apr 1716, d. 24 Jan 1796

Lieut. Jacob Houghton

M, #7251, b. 12 November 1753

Biography

     Lieut. Jacob Houghton was born on Nov 12, 1753 in Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: erroneously attributes bd of 1737/8 to JWH. He was in military service between on Apr 19, 1775 in Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, in Capt. Benjamin Hastings' Bolton company, which marched to Cambridge on the Lexington alarm; also in R. I. campaign, 1778.
Father*John Houghton b. 1712, d. 23 Oct 1769
Mother*Hepzibah Priest b. 8 Apr 1716, d. 24 Jan 1796

Capt. Asa Houghton

M, #7252, b. 28 January 1726/27, d. 14 March 1808

Biography

     Capt. Asa Houghton was born on Jan 28, 1726/27 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He married Elisabeth Rand in Jan 16, 1749/50 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Harvard Hx: Jan. 4. Capt. Asa Houghton was in military service in 1774 PS MA; Stearns: captain in the militia, member of the committee of safety in Lancaster; Hist. of Harvard: "Asa Houghton, chairman of the committee of correspondence and safety, 1781; "Warned the strangers (Mother Ann Lee and her company of Shakers). The militia scattered them, etc. Leaders of the crowd were Jonathan and Asa Houghton, etc., to drive the non-believers out of the town. Jonathan was one of the two chosen to "inflict the stripes on them."; MLM: John Houghton, inn-keeper, was chairman of the committee in 1778 and 1779. He appeared in the census of 1790 of Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA 1 male 16+, 3 females. He appeared in the census of 1800 of Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA 00001-00001; 1 male 45+; 1 female 45+. He married Anna Hayward in Nov 2, 1802 at Littleton, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Int. given as Nov. 7 [sic]. Capt. Asa Houghton died on Mar 14, 1808 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 83 y.

Family

Elisabeth Rand b. 18 Mar 1727, d. 30 Dec 1800
Marriage*He married Elisabeth Rand in Jan 16, 1749/50 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Harvard Hx: Jan. 4. 
Children
Father*Henry Houghton Jr b. 1704, d. 23 Dec 1777
Mother*Elizabeth Rand b. c 1697, d. 26 Oct 1779
     Capt. Asa Houghton was baptized on Dec 10, 1727 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Joseph Houghton

M, #7253, b. 22 April 1728

Biography

     Joseph Houghton was born on Apr 22, 1728 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Harvard. He was in military service in 1758 Nourse, MLM: He was among the Harvard men in Capt. Salmon Whitney's Comp., Col. Bagley's Regt., in the summer campaign against the French, 1758; at the Battle of Lake George Sept. 8, 1755, service from Aug. to Dec. under Col. Josiah Brown; also served in 1757. In Col. John Whitcomb's company of fifty men in 1755 as "Joseph Hougt of Harvard." (Nourse, p. 35.)
Father*Henry Houghton Jr b. 1704, d. 23 Dec 1777
Mother*Elizabeth Rand b. c 1697, d. 26 Oct 1779
     Joseph Houghton was baptized on Jun 9, 1728 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Aretas Houghton

M, #7254, b. 17 July 1729, d. circa 1759

Biography

     Aretas Houghton was born on Jul 17, 1729 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He was in military service MLM citing Nourse: Among the Harvard men in Capt. Salmon Whitney's Comp., Col. John John Whitcomb's company of fifty men. He married Anna Rand in Jun 24, 1752 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Aretas Houghton died circa 1759 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family

Anna Rand
Marriage*He married Anna Rand in Jun 24, 1752 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children
Father*Henry Houghton Jr b. 1704, d. 23 Dec 1777
Mother*Elizabeth Rand b. c 1697, d. 26 Oct 1779
     Aretas Houghton was baptized on Aug 31, 1729 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Elizabeth Houghton

F, #7255, b. 21 April 1731, d. 25 July 1822

Biography

     Elizabeth Houghton was born on Apr 21, 1731 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: Apr 20, 1731; MLM: 4th child. She married (?) Rice. Elizabeth Houghton died on Jul 25, 1822 at Greenwich, NY, USA, written note in JWH copy for above, age 91, as Mrs. Bailey.

Family

(?) Rice
Marriage*She married (?) Rice
Father*Henry Houghton Jr b. 1704, d. 23 Dec 1777
Mother*Elizabeth Rand b. c 1697, d. 26 Oct 1779
     Elizabeth Houghton was baptized on Jun 13, 1731 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Abigail Houghton

F, #7256, b. 3 April 1733

Biography

     Abigail Houghton was born on Apr 3, 1733 in Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM, p. 56: Apr. 3, 1753 (error.) She married Nathanael Marble in Mar 31, 1756 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Abigail Houghton married Samuel Barratt Jr in Aug 7, 1776 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Abigail Houghton was and Nathanael Marble were buried at Old Marbletown Cemetery, Wyoming Co., NY, USA.

Family 1

Nathanael Marble b. c 1722, d. 1802
Marriage*She married Nathanael Marble in Mar 31, 1756 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Family 2

Samuel Barratt Jr
Marriage*Abigail Houghton married Samuel Barratt Jr in Aug 7, 1776 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Father*Henry Houghton Jr b. 1704, d. 23 Dec 1777
Mother*Elizabeth Rand b. c 1697, d. 26 Oct 1779
     Abigail Houghton was baptized on Jun 10, 1733 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Sarah Houghton

F, #7257, b. 8 March 1734/35, d. 31 March 1771

Biography

     Sarah Houghton was born on Mar 8, 1734/35 in Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She died on Mar 31, 1771 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 36y 23 d.

Family

Jonathan Peirce
Children
Father*Henry Houghton Jr b. 1704, d. 23 Dec 1777
Mother*Elizabeth Rand b. c 1697, d. 26 Oct 1779
     Sarah Houghton was baptized on Mar 31, 1735 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 31 Mar 1734 given.

Lieut. John Houghton

M, #7258, b. 14 June 1738, d. 8 August 1819

Biography

     Lieut. John Houghton was born on Jun 14, 1738 in Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: June 15. He married Esther Tarbell in Mar 11, 1760 at Groton, Middlesex Co., MA, USA. Lieut. John Houghton was in military service in between 1776 and 1783 in MA, USA, 1Lt MA; John Houghton (1738-1819) served as sergeant at the Lexington Alarm in Col. Asa Whitcomb's regiment and as lieutenant in Col. Josiah Whitney's regiment, Massachusetts troops. He was born and died in Harvard, Mass.'; Nourse: He was in the summer campaign of Capt. Aaron Willard of Harvard in 1759. He and his brother Joseph were in the company at the rt commanded by Israel Taylor, Aug. 13 to 26, 1757. He appeared in the census of 1790 of Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA 1 male 16+, 3 females. He appeared in the census of 1800 of Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA 00001-00001; 1 male 45+; 1 female 45+. He appeared in the census of 1810 of Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA 1 male 45+//1 female 45+. He died on Aug 8, 1819 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 81 y; SAR; MLM: Aug. 9. He was buried at Harvard Center Burial Ground Cemetery, Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, ae 81 y. Revolutionary soldier.

Family

Esther Tarbell b. 4 May 1739, d. 28 Apr 1819
Marriage*He married Esther Tarbell in Mar 11, 1760 at Groton, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
Children
Father*Henry Houghton Jr b. 1704, d. 23 Dec 1777
Mother*Elizabeth Rand b. c 1697, d. 26 Oct 1779

Elisabeth Rand

F, #7259, b. 18 March 1727, d. 30 December 1800

Biography

     Elisabeth Rand was born on Mar 18, 1727 in Stow, MA, USA. She married Capt. Asa Houghton, son of Henry Houghton Jr and Elizabeth Rand, in Jan 16, 1749/50 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Harvard Hx: Jan. 4. Elisabeth Rand died on Dec 30, 1800 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, w. of Capt. Asa.

Family

Capt. Asa Houghton b. 28 Jan 1726/27, d. 14 Mar 1808
Marriage*She married Capt. Asa Houghton, son of Henry Houghton Jr and Elizabeth Rand, in Jan 16, 1749/50 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Harvard Hx: Jan. 4. 
Children

Esther Tarbell

F, #7260, b. 4 May 1739, d. 28 April 1819

Biography

     Esther Tarbell was born on May 4, 1739 in Groton, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, JWH: 11 Mar; Groton: Easter, d. Capt. Thomas and Abigail; J.W. Houghton gives 1750 as bd, but must be error: Inscr. from Burial Grounds of Nashaway Towns,1989, p. 63 gives ae 77 at death in 1817 making 1739 bd; NEHGR: May 4, 1738. She married Lieut. John Houghton, son of Henry Houghton Jr and Elizabeth Rand, in Mar 11, 1760 at Groton, Middlesex Co., MA, USA. Esther Tarbell died on Apr 28, 1819 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Harvard VR: Apr. 28. 1819 as primary (Apr. 28, 1817, a. 77 y.) also; MLM: Apr. 28, 1817. She was buried at Harvard Center Burial Ground Cemetery, Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, ae 77.

Family

Lieut. John Houghton b. 14 Jun 1738, d. 8 Aug 1819
Marriage*She married Lieut. John Houghton, son of Henry Houghton Jr and Elizabeth Rand, in Mar 11, 1760 at Groton, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
Children