George Limon Houghton

M, #8491, b. 24 March 1823

Biography

     George Limon Houghton was born on Mar 24, 1823 in St. Stephen's Anglican, Chester, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia, Canada, JWH: St. Stephen's Anglican.
Father*Capt. Levi Whitcomb Houghton b. 2 Jun 1778, d. 31 Dec 1862
Mother*Abigail Verge

Daniel Wambolt

M, #8492

Biography

     Daniel Wambolt married Caroline Elizabeth Houghton, daughter of Capt. Levi Whitcomb Houghton and Abigail Verge, in Nov 19, 1837 at Chester, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia, Canada.

Family

Caroline Elizabeth Houghton b. 24 Feb 1810, d. 25 Apr 1885
Marriage*Daniel Wambolt married Caroline Elizabeth Houghton, daughter of Capt. Levi Whitcomb Houghton and Abigail Verge, in Nov 19, 1837 at Chester, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia, Canada
Children

Theodore H. Verge

M, #8493

Biography

     Theodore H. Verge married Abigail Cecillia Houghton, daughter of Capt. Levi Whitcomb Houghton and Abigail Verge, in May 16, 1853 at Chester, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia, Canada, Keizer, JWH: May 16, 1852.

Family

Abigail Cecillia Houghton b. 15 May 1815
Marriage*Theodore H. Verge married Abigail Cecillia Houghton, daughter of Capt. Levi Whitcomb Houghton and Abigail Verge, in May 16, 1853 at Chester, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia, Canada, Keizer, JWH: May 16, 1852. 
Children

William G. Verge

M, #8494

Biography

     William G. Verge married Eunice Whitcomb Houghton, daughter of Capt. Levi Whitcomb Houghton and Abigail Verge, in Apr 26, 1840 at Liverpool, Queens, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Family

Eunice Whitcomb Houghton b. 10 Jan 1818
Marriage*William G. Verge married Eunice Whitcomb Houghton, daughter of Capt. Levi Whitcomb Houghton and Abigail Verge, in Apr 26, 1840 at Liverpool, Queens, Nova Scotia, Canada
Children

Laura Houghton

F, #8495, b. 14 April 1805, d. 17 September 1893

Biography

     Laura Houghton was born on Apr 14, 1805 in Dummerston, Windham Co., VT, USA, p. 301, Newfane; JWH, MLM: Putney, VT; Putney TR: Putney, VT. She married James Keyes in Sep 22, 1832 at Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA. Laura Houghton died on Sep 17, 1893 at Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, 88-5-13, widow. She was buried at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, ae 88; with both parents.

Family

James Keyes b. 28 Jul 1793, d. 14 Sep 1862
Marriage*She married James Keyes in Sep 22, 1832 at Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA
Children
Father*Asa Houghton Esq. b. 3 Feb 1775, d. 10 Sep 1829
Mother*Sally Negus b. 27 Aug 1772, d. 2 Oct 1838

Catherine Houghton

F, #8496, b. 15 April 1807

Biography

     Catherine Houghton was born on Apr 15, 1807 in Dummerston, Windham Co., VT, USA. She died as an infant.
Father*Asa Houghton Esq. b. 3 Feb 1775, d. 10 Sep 1829
Mother*Sally Negus b. 27 Aug 1772, d. 2 Oct 1838

Asa Stearns Houghton

M, #8497, b. 28 September 1811, d. 10 April 1844

Biography

     Asa Stearns Houghton was born on Sep 28, 1811 in Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, MLM: 1795. He married Virginia Clark in circa Apr 27, 1842 at New York, New York Co., NY, USA, Stearns A. Houghton and Virginia Clark. Asa Stearns Houghton died on Apr 10, 1844 at Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, NY Post: Apri 9, 1844; MLM: 1875, aged 80 years.

Family

Virginia Clark b. c 1824
Marriage*He married Virginia Clark in circa Apr 27, 1842 at New York, New York Co., NY, USA, Stearns A. Houghton and Virginia Clark. 
Children
Father*Asa Houghton Esq. b. 3 Feb 1775, d. 10 Sep 1829
Mother*Sally Negus b. 27 Aug 1772, d. 2 Oct 1838

James Keyes

M, #8498, b. 28 July 1793, d. 14 September 1862

Biography

     James Keyes was born on Jul 28, 1793 in Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA. He married Laura Houghton, daughter of Asa Houghton Esq. and Sally Negus, in Sep 22, 1832 at Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA. James Keyes died on Sep 14, 1862 at Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, ae 68. He was buried at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA.

Family

Laura Houghton b. 14 Apr 1805, d. 17 Sep 1893
Marriage*He married Laura Houghton, daughter of Asa Houghton Esq. and Sally Negus, in Sep 22, 1832 at Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA
Children

Caroline Keyes

F, #8499, b. circa 1837, d. 3 August 1919

Biography

     Caroline Keyes was born circa 1837. She died on Aug 3, 1919. She was buried at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, ae 82.
Father*James Keyes b. 28 Jul 1793, d. 14 Sep 1862
Mother*Laura Houghton b. 14 Apr 1805, d. 17 Sep 1893

Douglas Stearnes Houghton

M, #8500, b. 1844, d. 1872

Biography

     Douglas Stearnes Houghton was born in 1844 in NY, USA, age 7, NY, in 1850 census; MLM: 1834. He and Virginia Clark appeared in the census of 1850 of Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY, USA age 26, none, living with parents; also a C. Hellar " (Houghton?) (ditto" mark for surname), 23, Ireland. Douglas Stearnes Houghton married Mary Cordelia Scott in circa Mar 2, 1867. Douglas Stearnes Houghton died in 1872.

Family

Mary Cordelia Scott b. c 1852
Marriage*He married Mary Cordelia Scott in circa Mar 2, 1867. 
Children
Father*Asa Stearns Houghton b. 28 Sep 1811, d. 10 Apr 1844
Mother*Virginia Clark b. c 1824

Douglas Scott Houghton

M, #8501, b. 16 March 1872, d. 12 January 1944

Biography

     Douglas Scott Houghton was born on Mar 16, 1872 in WV, USA, age 8, VA, in 1880 census; age 47, WV, in 1920 census; age 58 in 1930 census; age 68 in 1940 census. He appeared in the census of 1910 of Manhattan, New York Co., NY, USA age 38, play director. He appeared in the census of 1920 of South Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., CA, USA age 47, theatrical company manager; and Bess Johnson, 31, CA. He appeared in the census of 1930 of Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., CA, USA age 58, a theater publicity man. He married Marian (?) Douglas Scott Houghton and Marian (?) appeared in the census of 1940 of Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., CA, USA age 68, none. Douglas Scott Houghton died on Jan 12, 1944 at Los Angeles Co., CA, USA, age 71.

Family

Marian (?) b. c 1889
Marriage*He married Marian (?) 
Father*Douglas Stearnes Houghton b. 1844, d. 1872
Mother*Mary Cordelia Scott b. c 1852

Alured Houghton

M, #8502, b. 12 July 1807, d. 2 October 1829

Biography

     Alured Houghton was born on Jul 12, 1807 in Troy, Rensselaer, NY, USA. He died on Oct 2, 1829 at Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USA, of fever, age 22 (JWH: Oct 29, 1829.)
Father*Judge Jacob Houghton b. 15 Feb 1777, d. 30 Jul 1861
Mother*Lydia Douglass b. 10 Dec 1780, d. 2 Jan 1872

Dr. Douglass Houghton M.D.

M, #8503, b. 21 September 1809, d. 13 October 1845

Biography

     Dr. Douglass Houghton M.D. was born on Sep 21, 1809 in Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY, USA, Who's Who, MLM: Sept. 21, 1809; Caldwell: 21 Sep 1809, Fredonia (Troy?); his memoir: 21 Sep 1809; others 1810. He married Harriet Stevens in Oct 9, 1833 at Fredonia, NY, USA, MLM: Sept. 10, 1833. Dr. Douglass Houghton M.D. appeared in the census of 1840 of Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA 8 Total: 1 male 10 to 15 (1825-1830), 1 male 30 to 40 (1800-1809) // 2 female under 5 (1836-1840), 1 female 15 to 20 (1820-1825), 1female 20 to 30 (1810-1819), 2 female 30 to 40 (1800-1809.) He drowned on Oct 13, 1845 at Eagle River, Lake Superior, MI, USA, while traveling in a small boat along the south shore of Lake Superior near Eagle River. (MLM, Caldwell: Oct. 14.) He was buried on May 15, 1846 at Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, MI, USA, site S-5
also:
Forest Hill Cemetery *
Fredonia
Chautauqua County
New York, USA. Notable Houghton: was MI state geologist, Mayor of Detroit, physician, explorer, and a professor. Notable: City of Houghton in Portage Township, Houghton Co., MI, was named after Dr. Douglas Houghton, the 1st state geologist of MI

Houghton, Michigan was named for the geologist Douglass Houghton who explored the area in the 1830s - 40s. Here is the link to the history page of our downtown website: http://downtownhoughton.com/history.php

You may already be aware of this, but there is a "Houghton Lake" in Michigan's lower peninsula with which we are often confused. I have no idea, however, of the history of its name.

Good luck with your research.

Elise Nelson
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Elise Nelson, Director (elisen@cityofhoughton.com)
Carnegie Museum (history@cityofhoughton.com)

Houghton County, MI, was named for Douglass Houghton by the MI Legislature. at Houghton, Houghton, MI, USA.

Family

Harriet Stevens b. 3 Nov 1809, d. 10 Aug 1869
Marriage*He married Harriet Stevens in Oct 9, 1833 at Fredonia, NY, USA, MLM: Sept. 10, 1833. 
Children
Father*Judge Jacob Houghton b. 15 Feb 1777, d. 30 Jul 1861
Mother*Lydia Douglass b. 10 Dec 1780, d. 2 Jan 1872

Richard Henry Houghton

M, #8504, b. 29 June 1812, d. 12 September 1834

Biography

     Richard Henry Houghton was born on Jun 29, 1812 in Cattaraugus, Cattaraugus Co., NY, USA. He died on Sep 12, 1834 at Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 23, of cholera.
Father*Judge Jacob Houghton b. 15 Feb 1777, d. 30 Jul 1861
Mother*Lydia Douglass b. 10 Dec 1780, d. 2 Jan 1872

Lydia Douglass Houghton

F, #8505, b. 20 July 1815, d. 6 May 1902

Biography

     Lydia Douglass Houghton was born on Jul 20, 1815 in Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, age 35 in 1850 census; age 39 in 1855 census. She married Prof. Alvah Bradish in Sep 25, 1839 at Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA. Lydia Douglass Houghton and Prof. Alvah Bradish appeared in the 1855 census of 1855 of Pomfret, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA age 48, artist. Lydia Douglass Houghton died on May 6, 1902. She was and Prof. Alvah Bradish were buried at Forest Hill Cemetery, Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, Plot: C/104.

Family

Prof. Alvah Bradish b. 4 Sep 1806, d. 20 Apr 1901
Marriage*Lydia Douglass Houghton married Prof. Alvah Bradish in Sep 25, 1839 at Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA
Children
Father*Judge Jacob Houghton b. 15 Feb 1777, d. 30 Jul 1861
Mother*Lydia Douglass b. 10 Dec 1780, d. 2 Jan 1872

Sarah Douglass Houghton

F, #8506, b. 7 December 1817, d. 30 August 1840

Biography

     Sarah Douglass Houghton was born on Dec 7, 1817 in Mayville, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA. She died on Aug 30, 1840 at Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, after a long illness. She was buried in 1840 at Forest Hill Cemetery, Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, transferred from Fredonia Old Ground.
Father*Judge Jacob Houghton b. 15 Feb 1777, d. 30 Jul 1861
Mother*Lydia Douglass b. 10 Dec 1780, d. 2 Jan 1872

Alexander Houghton

M, #8507, b. 15 July 1820, d. 22 December 1906

Biography

     Alexander Houghton was born on Jul 15, 1820 in Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, age 30 in 1850 census; age 34 in 1855 census; age 40 in 1860 census; age 48 in 1870 census; age 59 in 1880 census; age 79 in 1900 census. He and Lydia Douglass appeared in the census of 1870 of Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA age 89, property $16,000-2500; and Sarah Douglas, 79, CT. Alexander Houghton appeared in the census of 1880 of Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA age 59, a farmer, single. He appeared in the census of 1900 of Pomfret, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA age 79, single; a boarder. He died on Dec 22, 1906 at Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA. He was buried in 1906 at Forest Hill Cemetery, Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA.
Father*Judge Jacob Houghton b. 15 Feb 1777, d. 30 Jul 1861
Mother*Lydia Douglass b. 10 Dec 1780, d. 2 Jan 1872

William Houghton

M, #8508

Biography

     William Houghton was born. He died in infancy.
Father*Judge Jacob Houghton b. 15 Feb 1777, d. 30 Jul 1861
Mother*Lydia Douglass b. 10 Dec 1780, d. 2 Jan 1872

Theodore Houghton

M, #8509, b. 22 June 1824, d. 29 January 1825

Biography

     Theodore Houghton was born on Jun 22, 1824 in Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, dd calc. He died on Jan 29, 1825 at Fredonia, NY, USA, ae 7 m. He was buried in 1825 at Forest Hill Cemetery, Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, transferred from Fredonia Old Ground.
Father*Judge Jacob Houghton b. 15 Feb 1777, d. 30 Jul 1861
Mother*Lydia Douglass b. 10 Dec 1780, d. 2 Jan 1872

Jacob Houghton Jr

M, #8510, b. 28 May 1827, d. 28 April 1903

Biography

     Jacob Houghton Jr was born on May 28, 1827 in Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, age 23 in 1850 census; age 35 in 1860 census; age 50 and 53 in 1880 census; June 1826, age 73 in 1900 census. He appeared in the census of 1850 of Detroit, Wayne Co., NY, USA age 23, a civil engineer, in a boarding house. He married Theodosia Petite Gilett in Apr 28, 1853. Jacob Houghton Jr and Theodosia Petite Gilett appeared in the census of Jun, 1860 of Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA age 35, supt. water works; property $20,000-4000; and S. and Mary Gillett, 60 & 57, fisherman. Jacob Houghton Jr and Theodosia Petite Gilett appeared in the census of 1870 of Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA age 42, a civil engineer, personal property $1000. Jacob Houghton Jr appeared in the census of 1880 of Park, Park Co., CO, USA age 53, a mine superintendent; living with John Thomas. He and Theodosia Petite Gilett appeared in the census of Jun 1, 1880 of Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA age 50, a mining engineer. Jacob Houghton Jr appeared in the census of 1900 of Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA age 73, widower. He died on Apr 28, 1903 at Detroit, MI, USA. He was buried at Forest Hill Cemetery, Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA.

Family

Theodosia Petite Gilett b. bt 1832 - 1836, d. 6 Feb 1898
Marriage*He married Theodosia Petite Gilett in Apr 28, 1853. 
Children
Father*Judge Jacob Houghton b. 15 Feb 1777, d. 30 Jul 1861
Mother*Lydia Douglass b. 10 Dec 1780, d. 2 Jan 1872

Harriet Stevens

F, #8511, b. 3 November 1809, d. 10 August 1869

Biography

     Harriet Stevens was born on Nov 3, 1809 in NY, USA, bp per 1920 census of Mary Houghton. She married Dr. Douglass Houghton M.D., son of Judge Jacob Houghton and Lydia Douglass, in Oct 9, 1833 at Fredonia, NY, USA, MLM: Sept. 10, 1833. Harriet Stevens married an unknown person to Rev. R. R. Richards. She married Rev. R. R. Richards. Harriet Stevens died on Aug 10, 1869 at Saginow Co., MI, USA.

Family 1

Dr. Douglass Houghton M.D. b. 21 Sep 1809, d. 13 Oct 1845
Marriage*She married Dr. Douglass Houghton M.D., son of Judge Jacob Houghton and Lydia Douglass, in Oct 9, 1833 at Fredonia, NY, USA, MLM: Sept. 10, 1833. 
Children

Family 2

Rev. R. R. Richards
Marriage*Harriet Stevens married Rev. R. R. Richards

Harriet Douglass Houghton

F, #8512, b. 8 June 1837, d. 18 January 1921

Biography

     Harriet Douglass Houghton was born on Jun 8, 1837 in Detroit, MI, USA, age 33 in 1870 census; age 42 in 1880 census. She married Franklin Embury Morgan. Harriet Douglass Houghton and Franklin Embury Morgan appeared in the census of 1870 of Coldwater, Branch Co., MI, USA age 34, attorney at law; and Laura Morgan, 72, CT. Harriet Douglass Houghton and Franklin Embury Morgan appeared in the census of 1880 of Coldwater, Branch Co., MI, USA age 44, lawyer. Harriet Douglass Houghton died on Jan 18, 1921 at Chicago, Cook Co., IL, USA. She was and Franklin Embury Morgan were buried at Oak Grove Cemetery, Coldwater, Branch Co., MI, USA, Plot: 101-0136-04.

Family

Franklin Embury Morgan b. 9 Jun 1836, d. 10 Jun 1918
Marriage*Harriet Douglass Houghton married Franklin Embury Morgan
Children
Father*Dr. Douglass Houghton M.D. b. 21 Sep 1809, d. 13 Oct 1845
Mother*Harriet Stevens b. 3 Nov 1809, d. 10 Aug 1869

Mary Houghton

F, #8513, b. 30 October 1840, d. 17 June 1920

Biography

     Mary Houghton was born on Oct 30, 1840 in Detroit, MI, USA, age 79 in 1920 census. She married Dr. William Smith Harroun in May 18, 1864 at Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., MI, USA, Lena: 18 May 1864; Married
19 Oct 1864
At Ann Arbor, Mich., May 20th, by Rev R. R. Richards, WM. HARROWN, M.D., of Washington, DC to Miss MARY, youngest daughter of the late DOUGLASS HOUGHTON, MD of Detroit, Mich., and grand-daughter of the late Judge Houghton of this village. Mary Houghton and Dr. William Smith Harroun appeared in the census of 1920 of Santa Fe, Santa Fe Co., NM, USA age 83, a physician. Mary Houghton died on Jun 17, 1920 at Santa Fe, NM, USA. She was and Dr. William Smith Harroun were buried at Fairview Cemetery, Santa Fe, NM, USA.

Family

Dr. William Smith Harroun b. c 1837
Marriage*Mary Houghton married Dr. William Smith Harroun in May 18, 1864 at Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., MI, USA, Lena: 18 May 1864; Married
19 Oct 1864
At Ann Arbor, Mich., May 20th, by Rev R. R. Richards, WM. HARROWN, M.D., of Washington, DC to Miss MARY, youngest daughter of the late DOUGLASS HOUGHTON, MD of Detroit, Mich., and grand-daughter of the late Judge Houghton of this village. 
Children
Father*Dr. Douglass Houghton M.D. b. 21 Sep 1809, d. 13 Oct 1845
Mother*Harriet Stevens b. 3 Nov 1809, d. 10 Aug 1869

Catherine Houghton

F, #8514, b. 21 October 1841, d. 15 April 1842

Biography

     Catherine Houghton was born on Oct 21, 1841. She died on Apr 15, 1842 6 months after birth.
Father*Dr. Douglass Houghton M.D. b. 21 Sep 1809, d. 13 Oct 1845
Mother*Harriet Stevens b. 3 Nov 1809, d. 10 Aug 1869

Prof. Alvah Bradish

M, #8515, b. 4 September 1806, d. 20 April 1901

Biography

     Prof. Alvah Bradish was born on Sep 4, 1806 in Sherburne, Chenango Co., NY, USA, age 44 in 1850 census; age 48 in 1855 census. He married Lydia Douglass Houghton, daughter of Judge Jacob Houghton and Lydia Douglass, in Sep 25, 1839 at Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA. Prof. Alvah Bradish and Lydia Douglass Houghton appeared in the 1855 census of 1855 of Pomfret, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA age 48, artist. Prof. Alvah Bradish died on Apr 20, 1901 at Detroit, MI, USA. He was and Lydia Douglass Houghton were buried at Forest Hill Cemetery, Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, Plot: C/104.

Family

Lydia Douglass Houghton b. 20 Jul 1815, d. 6 May 1902
Marriage*Prof. Alvah Bradish married Lydia Douglass Houghton, daughter of Judge Jacob Houghton and Lydia Douglass, in Sep 25, 1839 at Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA
Children

Alice Theodosia Bradish

F, #8516, b. 23 February 1854

Biography

     Alice Theodosia Bradish was born on Feb 23, 1854 in Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, age 7 in 1855 census.
Father*Prof. Alvah Bradish b. 4 Sep 1806, d. 20 Apr 1901
Mother*Lydia Douglass Houghton b. 20 Jul 1815, d. 6 May 1902

Sarah Houghton Bradish

F, #8517, b. 19 July 1840, d. 17 May 1912

Biography

     Sarah Houghton Bradish was born on Jul 19, 1840 in Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, age 10 in 1850 census; age 14 in 1855 census; MLM: 1806. She married Edward Swart in Apr 24, 1867 MLM: 1839. Sarah Houghton Bradish died on May 17, 1912 at Moravia, NY, USA.

Family

Edward Swart
Marriage*She married Edward Swart in Apr 24, 1867 MLM: 1839. 
Father*Prof. Alvah Bradish b. 4 Sep 1806, d. 20 Apr 1901
Mother*Lydia Douglass Houghton b. 20 Jul 1815, d. 6 May 1902

Theodosia Petite Gilett

F, #8518, b. between 1832 and 1836, d. 6 February 1898

Biography

     Theodosia Petite Gilett was born between 1832 and 1836 in MI, USA, dd calc; age 28 in 1860 census; age 36 in 1870 census; age 44 in 1880 census; 1920 census of son Douglass gives NY. She married Jacob Houghton Jr, son of Judge Jacob Houghton and Lydia Douglass, in Apr 28, 1853. Theodosia Petite Gilett and Jacob Houghton Jr appeared in the census of Jun, 1860 of Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA age 35, supt. water works; property $20,000-4000; and S. and Mary Gillett, 60 & 57, fisherman. Theodosia Petite Gilett and Jacob Houghton Jr appeared in the census of 1870 of Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA age 42, a civil engineer, personal property $1000. Theodosia Petite Gilett and Jacob Houghton Jr appeared in the census of Jun 1, 1880 of Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA age 50, a mining engineer. Theodosia Petite Gilett died on Feb 6, 1898 at Detroit, MI, USA, ae 65.

Family

Jacob Houghton Jr b. 28 May 1827, d. 28 Apr 1903
Marriage*She married Jacob Houghton Jr, son of Judge Jacob Houghton and Lydia Douglass, in Apr 28, 1853. 
Children

Jane Catherine Billings

F, #8519, b. 31 May 1821, d. 28 November 1863

Biography

     Jane Catherine Billings was born on May 31, 1821 in Moron, Saratoga Co., NY, USA, age 29 in 1850 census; age 39 in 1860 census. She married Lawrence Stearns Houghton, son of Daniel Stearns Houghton and Lydia Cook Cushing, in Dec 26, 1841 at Vicksburg, MS, USA, MLM, Chapman, Hargis: Dec. 29. Jane Catherine Billings and Lawrence Stearns Houghton appeared in the census of 1850 of Vicksburg, Warren Co., MS, USA age 35, a gen. agent; next door to E. S. & Lavinia Billings. Jane Catherine Billings and Lawrence Stearns Houghton appeared in the census of 1860 of Vicksburg, Warren Co., MS, USA age 45, judge probate; property $1800-1500; and "Lucy Weed " [Houghton]", 79, VT. Jane Catherine Billings died on Nov 28, 1863 at Vicksburg, MS, USA, ae 42, after the siege. She was buried at Vicksburg, MS, USA.

Family

Lawrence Stearns Houghton b. 28 Jan 1815, d. 15 Dec 1865
Marriage*She married Lawrence Stearns Houghton, son of Daniel Stearns Houghton and Lydia Cook Cushing, in Dec 26, 1841 at Vicksburg, MS, USA, MLM, Chapman, Hargis: Dec. 29. 
Children

Laurens Green Risley

M, #8520, b. 27 March 1819, d. January 1893

Biography

     Laurens Green Risley was born on Mar 27, 1819 in Fitzwilliam, NH, USA, age 41, NY, in 1860 census. He married Henrietta Elizabeth Houghton, daughter of Daniel Stearns Houghton and Lydia Cook Cushing, in Jun 7, 1842 w/2. Laurens Green Risley and Henrietta Elizabeth Houghton appeared in the census of 1860 of Pomfret, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA age 41, liquor merchant, property $7750-$5000; and niece Fredonia Houghton. Laurens Green Risley died in Jan, 1893.

Family

Henrietta Elizabeth Houghton b. 8 Jul 1821, d. 6 Feb 1897
Marriage*He married Henrietta Elizabeth Houghton, daughter of Daniel Stearns Houghton and Lydia Cook Cushing, in Jun 7, 1842 w/2. 
Children