Albert C. Houghton

M, #8671, b. 1839

Biography

     Albert C. Houghton was born in 1839 in Boylston, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 12 in 1850 census.
Father*Ezra Houghton b. 17 Nov 1795, d. Nov 1859
Mother*Sally R. Raymond b. c 1796
ChartsDesc. Chart Ralph Houghton

Mary S. Davis

F, #8672, b. July 1830

Biography

     Mary S. Davis was born in Jul, 1830 in MA, USA, age 21 in 1850 census; age 29 in 1860 census; age 39 in 1870 census; age 50 in 1880 census; Jul 1830, age 69 in 1900 census. She married Horatio Houghton, son of Ezra Houghton and Sally R. Raymond, in Sep 2, 1846 at West Boylston, Worcester Co., MA, USA, he, a. 24, she, 29; MLM: Dec. 15. Mary S. Davis and Horatio Houghton appeared in the census of 1850 of Byron, Oxford Co., ME, USA with Levi Brown, age 51, carpenter. Mary S. Davis and Horatio Houghton appeared in the census of 1860 of West Boylston, Worcester Co., MA, USA age 38, a machinist, property $1000-450. Mary S. Davis and Horatio Houghton appeared in the census of 1870 of Boylston, Worcester Co., MA, USA age 48, a machinist, property $1000-$300. Mary S. Davis and Horatio Houghton appeared in the census of 1880 of West Boylston, Worcester Co., MA, USA age 58, a convoyneer. Mary S. Davis appeared in the census of 1900 of West Boylston, Worcester Co., MA, USA age 69, retired; with brother in law George Houghton.

Family

Horatio Houghton b. 1821
Marriage*She married Horatio Houghton, son of Ezra Houghton and Sally R. Raymond, in Sep 2, 1846 at West Boylston, Worcester Co., MA, USA, he, a. 24, she, 29; MLM: Dec. 15. 
Children

Joel K. Brewer

M, #8673, b. circa 1822, d. before 1880

Biography

     Joel K. Brewer was born circa 1822 in NH, USA, age 38 in 1860 census; NY given in 1880 census of Harriet. He married Harriet F. Houghton, daughter of Ezra Houghton and Sally R. Raymond, in Sep 2, 1846 at West Boylston, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 19; apparently in a double wedding with brother Horatio. Joel K. Brewer and Harriet F. Houghton appeared in the census of 1860 of Charlestown, Middlesex Co., MA, USA age 38, expressman. Joel K. Brewer died before 1880 wife a widow.

Family

Harriet F. Houghton b. 22 Sep 1826
Marriage*He married Harriet F. Houghton, daughter of Ezra Houghton and Sally R. Raymond, in Sep 2, 1846 at West Boylston, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 19; apparently in a double wedding with brother Horatio. 
Children

Stillman Houghton

M, #8674, b. 25 October 1796, d. 1 December 1831

Biography

     Stillman Houghton was born on Oct 25, 1796 in Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He died on Dec 1, 1831 at Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, age 40.
Father*Jonathan Houghton Jr b. 5 Apr 1765, d. 19 Dec 1825
Mother*Jane Bigelow b. 15 Jul 1774, d. c 1811

Hannah Houghton

F, #8675, b. 12 August 1798

Biography

     Hannah Houghton was born on Aug 12, 1798 in Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Jonathan Houghton Jr b. 5 Apr 1765, d. 19 Dec 1825
Mother*Jane Bigelow b. 15 Jul 1774, d. c 1811
     Hannah Houghton was baptized on Nov 4, 1798 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Susanna Houghton

F, #8676, b. 13 June 1800

Biography

     Susanna Houghton was born on Jun 13, 1800 in Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Jonathan Houghton Jr b. 5 Apr 1765, d. 19 Dec 1825
Mother*Jane Bigelow b. 15 Jul 1774, d. c 1811
     Susanna Houghton was baptized on Sep 13, 1801 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Congreg. Ch.

Otis Houghton

M, #8677, b. 18 February 1802

Biography

     Otis Houghton was born on Feb 18, 1802 in Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Jonathan Houghton Jr b. 5 Apr 1765, d. 19 Dec 1825
Mother*Jane Bigelow b. 15 Jul 1774, d. c 1811
     Otis Houghton was christened on Oct 7, 1804 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Congreg. Ch.

Jonathan Bigelow Houghton

M, #8678, b. 8 February 1805, d. 14 October 1892

Biography

     Jonathan Bigelow Houghton was born on Feb 8, 1805 in Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 45 in 1850 census; age 50 in 1855 census; age 55 in 1860 census; age 65 in 1870 census; age 72 in 1880 census. He married Margaret Gordon. Jonathan Bigelow Houghton and Margaret Gordon appeared in the census of 1850 of Fall River, Bristol Co., MA, USA John B., 45, a painter; next door to brother William M. Houghton. Jonathan Bigelow Houghton and Margaret Gordon appeared in the census of 1860 of Fall River, Bristol Co., MA, USA age 55, painter. Jonathan Bigelow Houghton and Margaret Gordon appeared in the census of 1870 of Fall River, Bristol Co., MA, USA age 65, a house painter, property $200. His name was legally changed to John Coolidge Houghton per JWH. Jonathan Bigelow Houghton and Margaret Gordon appeared in the census of 1880 of Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA age 72, a carpenter. Jonathan Bigelow Houghton died on Oct 14, 1892 at Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA.

Family

Margaret Gordon b. c 1805
Marriage*He married Margaret Gordon
Children
Father*Jonathan Houghton Jr b. 5 Apr 1765, d. 19 Dec 1825
Mother*Rebecca Dutton
     Jonathan Bigelow Houghton was baptized on Sep 8, 1805 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Congreg. Ch.

Jane Maria Houghton

F, #8679, b. 23 January 1807

Biography

     Jane Maria Houghton was born on Jan 23, 1807. She married Seth Goldsmith in Apr 13, 1834 at Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA.

Family

Seth Goldsmith
Marriage*She married Seth Goldsmith in Apr 13, 1834 at Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA
Father*Jonathan Houghton Jr b. 5 Apr 1765, d. 19 Dec 1825
Mother*Rebecca Dutton
     Jane Maria Houghton was baptized on Sep 18, 1808 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Congreg. Ch.

William M. Houghton

M, #8680, b. 27 December 1809, d. 17 September 1876

Biography

     William M. Houghton was born on Dec 27, 1809 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, age 41 in 1850 census; age 50 in 1860 census; age 46 in 1855 census; JWH: 8 Feb., 1805; Boston, MLM: Feb. 8, 1808; Cunniff: 27 Dec 1809. He married Sarah C. Harding in Jan 1, 1835 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. William M. Houghton appeared in the census of 1840 of Fall River, Bristol Co., MA, USA 4 Total: 2 male under 5 (1836-1840), 1 male 30 to 40 (1800-1809) // 1 female 30 to 40 (1800-1809.) He married Eliza M. Mason in Oct 19, 1845 at Fall River, Bristol Co., MA, USA, he 36, she 36. William M. Houghton and Eliza M. Mason appeared in the census of Aug, 1850 of Fall River, Bristol Co., MA, USA William M., 41, a shoe maker; Phebe A. Mason 21 also. William M. Houghton and Eliza M. Mason appeared in the census of 1860 of Fall River, Bristol Co., MA, USA age 50, boot and shoemaker. William M. Houghton and Eliza M. Mason appeared in the census of 1870 of Fall River, Bristol Co., MA, USA age 61, a boot and shoe worker, property $400. William M. Houghton died on Sep 17, 1876 at Fall River, Bristol Co., MA, USA, MA Death Index: 1876; JWH, MLM: Sep 1874. He was and Eliza M. Mason were buried at Oak Grove Cemetery, Fall River, MA, USA.

Family 1

Sarah C. Harding d. b 1845
Marriage*William M. Houghton married Sarah C. Harding in Jan 1, 1835 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Family 2

Eliza M. Mason b. 4 Jan 1809, d. 2 Sep 1898
Marriage*William M. Houghton married Eliza M. Mason in Oct 19, 1845 at Fall River, Bristol Co., MA, USA, he 36, she 36. 
Children
Father*Jonathan Houghton Jr b. 5 Apr 1765, d. 19 Dec 1825
Mother*Jane Bigelow b. 15 Jul 1774, d. c 1811

Mary Ann Houghton

F, #8681, b. 7 August 1812

Biography

     Mary Ann Houghton was born on Aug 7, 1812.
Father*Jonathan Houghton Jr b. 5 Apr 1765, d. 19 Dec 1825
Mother*Rebecca Dutton
     Mary Ann Houghton was baptized on May 2, 1813 at West Church, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA.

Elizabeth Houghton

F, #8682, b. 22 February 1815

Biography

     Elizabeth Houghton was born on Feb 22, 1815.
Father*Jonathan Houghton Jr b. 5 Apr 1765, d. 19 Dec 1825
Mother*Rebecca Dutton

Sarah F. Houghton

F, #8683, b. 25 December 1816

Biography

     Sarah F. Houghton was born on Dec 25, 1816 in MA, USA, age 64 in 1880 census. She appeared in the census of 1880 of Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA age 64, with Louisa A. Ramsey, matron.
Father*Jonathan Houghton Jr b. 5 Apr 1765, d. 19 Dec 1825
Mother*Rebecca Dutton

Margaret Gordon

F, #8684, b. circa 1805

Biography

     Margaret Gordon was born circa 1805 in VA, USA, age 45, MA, in 1850 census; age 50, MA, in 1855 census; age "45" in 1860 census; age 65 in 1870 census; age 60, VA, in 1880 census; 1910 census of daughter Emma gives VA. She married Jonathan Bigelow Houghton, son of Jonathan Houghton Jr and Rebecca Dutton. Margaret Gordon and Jonathan Bigelow Houghton appeared in the census of 1850 of Fall River, Bristol Co., MA, USA John B., 45, a painter; next door to brother William M. Houghton. Margaret Gordon and Jonathan Bigelow Houghton appeared in the census of 1860 of Fall River, Bristol Co., MA, USA age 55, painter. Margaret Gordon and Jonathan Bigelow Houghton appeared in the census of 1870 of Fall River, Bristol Co., MA, USA age 65, a house painter, property $200. Margaret Gordon and Jonathan Bigelow Houghton appeared in the census of 1880 of Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA age 72, a carpenter.

Family

Jonathan Bigelow Houghton b. 8 Feb 1805, d. 14 Oct 1892
Marriage*Margaret Gordon married Jonathan Bigelow Houghton, son of Jonathan Houghton Jr and Rebecca Dutton
Children

Fredrick Houghton

M, #8685

Biography

     Fredrick Houghton was born.
Father*Jonathan Bigelow Houghton b. 8 Feb 1805, d. 14 Oct 1892
Mother*Margaret Gordon b. c 1805

William M. Houghton

M, #8686, b. circa 1833, d. 11 October 1890

Biography

     William M. Houghton was born circa 1833 in RI, USA, age 17, MA, in 1850 census; age 22, MA, in 1855 census; age 27 in 1860 census; age 37, RI, in 1870 census; age 47, RI, in 1880 census. He enlisted on between Apr 17, 1861 and Aug 2, 1861 at North Providence, RI, USA, in the Union Army, Comp. D, 1st RI Infantry, a private; length 3 months 14 days; also seaman on the Ohio, Princeton & Brooklyn, 28 Aug 1861-2 Sep 1863, length 2 y. He married Lucy A. Kent in Aug 25, 1861 at Providence, RI, USA. William M. Houghton and Lucy A. Kent appeared in the census of 1870 of East Providence, Providence Co., RI, USA age 37, a nail creator. William M. Houghton and Lucy A. Kent appeared in the census of 1880 of Providence, Providence Co., RI, USA age 47, a nail maker; and Russel D. Kent, age 68, father in law. William M. Houghton was New Tag in 1890 at East Providence, Providence Co., RI, USA. He died on Oct 11, 1890 at Providence Co., RI, USA. He was buried at East Providence, Providence Co., RI, USA, EP001.

Family

Lucy A. Kent b. Nov 1841
Marriage*He married Lucy A. Kent in Aug 25, 1861 at Providence, RI, USA
Children
Father*Jonathan Bigelow Houghton b. 8 Feb 1805, d. 14 Oct 1892
Mother*Margaret Gordon b. c 1805

Mary Etta Houghton

F, #8687

Biography

     Mary Etta Houghton was born.
Father*Jonathan Bigelow Houghton b. 8 Feb 1805, d. 14 Oct 1892
Mother*Margaret Gordon b. c 1805

Emma Jannette Houghton

F, #8688, b. between 1853 and 1855

Biography

     Emma Jannette Houghton was born between 1853 and 1855 in MA, USA, age 27 in 1880 census; age 55 in 1910 census. She appeared in the census of 1910 of Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA age 55, single, lodging house keeper.
Father*Jonathan Bigelow Houghton b. 8 Feb 1805, d. 14 Oct 1892
Mother*Margaret Gordon b. c 1805

Sarah C. Harding

F, #8689, d. before 1845

Biography

     Sarah C. Harding married William M. Houghton, son of Jonathan Houghton Jr and Jane Bigelow, in Jan 1, 1835 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Sarah C. Harding died before 1845 William a widower at second marriage.

Family

William M. Houghton b. 27 Dec 1809, d. 17 Sep 1876
Marriage*She married William M. Houghton, son of Jonathan Houghton Jr and Jane Bigelow, in Jan 1, 1835 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Rufus Houghton

M, #8690, b. 28 November 1796, d. 1 May 1846

Biography

     Rufus Houghton was born on Nov 28, 1796 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Bolton VRs: Bolton. He married Martha Pollard in Dec 7, 1823 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Rufus Houghton died on May 1, 1846 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: May 31; Jane Preziosi: 5 Jan 1846. He was buried at Old Common BG Cemetery, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family

Martha Pollard b. 12 Jun 1803, d. 17 Dec 1835
Marriage*He married Martha Pollard in Dec 7, 1823 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children
Father*Rufus Houghton b. 6 Dec 1769, d. 26 Aug 1853
Mother*Abigail Barnard b. 26 Aug 1777, d. 22 May 1860

Levi Houghton

M, #8691, b. 15 February 1809, d. 21 June 1848

Biography

     Levi Houghton was born on Feb 15, 1809 Jane Preziosi: 1 Feb 1809. He died on Jun 21, 1848 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 17 Jun, unmar; Bolton VR: a. 38y 4m 6d, inflammation of the brain.
Father*Rufus Houghton b. 6 Dec 1769, d. 26 Aug 1853
Mother*Abigail Barnard b. 26 Aug 1777, d. 22 May 1860

Jonathan Houghton

M, #8692, b. 28 October 1801, d. 17 October 1804

Biography

     Jonathan Houghton was born on Oct 28, 1801 in Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He died on Oct 17, 1804 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Rufus Houghton b. 6 Dec 1769, d. 26 Aug 1853
Mother*Abigail Barnard b. 26 Aug 1777, d. 22 May 1860

Moses Barnard Houghton

M, #8693, b. 24 September 1804, d. 3 September 1870

Biography

     Moses Barnard Houghton was born on Sep 24, 1804 in Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, not in Bolton VR; age 45 in 1850 census; age 54 in 1860 census; age 64 in 1870 census. He married Almira Pollard in May 31, 1831 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Moses Barnard Houghton appeared in the census of 1840 of Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA 4 Total: 1 male 30 to 40 (1800-1809) // 1 female 5 to 10 (1830-1835), 1 female 10 to 15 (1825-1830), 1 female 30 to 40 (1800-1809.) He married Mary Augusta Wright in Jun 20, 1849 at Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, he age 45, she age 31. Moses Barnard Houghton and Mary Augusta Wright appeared in the census of 1850 of Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA age 45, a wood and coal salesman, property $4600. Moses Barnard Houghton and Mary Augusta Wright appeared in the census of 1860 of Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA age 54, clerk; and Emma Wright, 37. Moses Barnard Houghton and Mary Augusta Wright appeared in the census of 1870 of Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA age 64, a salesman; and Emily Wright, 48, no occupation. Moses Barnard Houghton died on Sep 3, 1870 at Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, JWH: 3 Sep. 1873.

Family 1

Almira Pollard b. 25 Dec 1808, d. 26 Sep 1846
Marriage*He married Almira Pollard in May 31, 1831 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Family 2

Mary Augusta Wright b. 28 Feb 1818, d. 9 Sep 1897
Marriage*Moses Barnard Houghton married Mary Augusta Wright in Jun 20, 1849 at Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, he age 45, she age 31. 
Children
Father*Rufus Houghton b. 6 Dec 1769, d. 26 Aug 1853
Mother*Abigail Barnard b. 26 Aug 1777, d. 22 May 1860

Barnard Houghton

M, #8694, b. 6 March 1805, d. 12 March 1886

Biography

     Barnard Houghton was born on Mar 6, 1805 in Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 45 in 1850 census; age 74 in 1880 census. He appeared in the census of 1880 of Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA age 74, a retired farmer, single. He died on Mar 12, 1886 at Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, unmar.
Father*Rufus Houghton b. 6 Dec 1769, d. 26 Aug 1853
Mother*Abigail Barnard b. 26 Aug 1777, d. 22 May 1860

Lavina B. Houghton

F, #8695, b. 15 February 1807, d. 22 October 1879

Biography

     Lavina B. Houghton was born on Feb 15, 1807 in Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married James Goodwin Barnard in Dec 24, 1826 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Lavina B. Houghton died on Oct 22, 1879 at Dorchester, MA, USA.

Family

James Goodwin Barnard b. 1 Jul 1801, d. 26 Mar 1860
Marriage*She married James Goodwin Barnard in Dec 24, 1826 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Child
Father*Rufus Houghton b. 6 Dec 1769, d. 26 Aug 1853
Mother*Abigail Barnard b. 26 Aug 1777, d. 22 May 1860

Clarinda C. Houghton

F, #8696, b. 13 July 1808, d. 20 April 1891

Biography

     Clarinda C. Houghton was born on Jul 13, 1808 in Fitchburg, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Dennis Blood in Aug 29, 1830 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Clarinda C. Houghton died on Apr 20, 1891.

Family

Dennis Blood
Marriage*She married Dennis Blood in Aug 29, 1830 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Father*Rufus Houghton b. 6 Dec 1769, d. 26 Aug 1853
Mother*Abigail Barnard b. 26 Aug 1777, d. 22 May 1860

Abigail Houghton

F, #8697, b. 22 December 1811, d. 19 March 1873

Biography

     Abigail Houghton was born on Dec 22, 1811 in MA, USA, age 39 in 1850 census. She married Jonas W. Holman in Sep 24, 1835 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, w/2; Calvinistic Congreg Church. Abigail Houghton and Jonas W. Holman appeared in the census of 1850 of Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA age 41, car builder. Abigail Houghton died on Mar 19, 1873.

Family

Jonas W. Holman b. 11 Oct 1801
Marriage*She married Jonas W. Holman in Sep 24, 1835 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, w/2; Calvinistic Congreg Church. 
Children
Father*Rufus Houghton b. 6 Dec 1769, d. 26 Aug 1853
Mother*Abigail Barnard b. 26 Aug 1777, d. 22 May 1860

Susanna Moore Houghton

F, #8698, b. 8 October 1816, d. 24 September 1892

Biography

     Susanna Moore Houghton was born on Oct 8, 1816 in Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Hollis Danforth in Nov 10, 1839 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Susanna Moore Houghton died on Sep 24, 1892 at Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA. She was and Hollis Danforth were buried at Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA.

Family

Hollis Danforth b. 11 May 1818, d. 7 Aug 1878
MarriageSusanna Moore Houghton married Hollis Danforth in Nov 10, 1839 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children
Father*Rufus Houghton b. 6 Dec 1769, d. 26 Aug 1853
Mother*Abigail Barnard b. 26 Aug 1777, d. 22 May 1860

Amory Houghton Sr

M, #8699, b. 26 August 1812, d. 20 February 1882

Biography

     Amory Houghton Sr was born on Aug 26, 1812 in Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, (Hakes, JWH: 26 Aug 1813; age 20-30 in 1840 census; age 33 in 1850 census; age "40" in 1860 census; age 56 in 1870 census; age 67 in 1880 census; Hakes: Bolton, MA.) He married Sophronia Mann Oakes in Oct 5, 1836 at Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA. Amory Houghton Sr appeared in the census of 1840 of Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA 4 Total: 1 male under 5 (1836-1840), 1 male 20 to 30 (1810-1819)// 1 female under 5 (1836-1840), 1 female 20 to 30 (1810-1819.) He and Sophronia Mann Oakes appeared in the census of Jun 22, 1860 of Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA age 40, glass mfr, personal property $175,000-$50,000; and a servant. Amory Houghton Sr and Sophronia Mann Oakes appeared in the census of Jul 25, 1870 of Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY, USA Emery Halton, age 56, Packing box manufr, personal property $300,00-$15,000. Amory Houghton Sr appeared in the census of Jun 10, 1880 of Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY, USA age 67, agent, Steam works. He died on Feb 20, 1882 at Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY, USA, at home (Hakes, MLM: 20 Sep.) He was buried on Feb 21, 1882 at Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, after a funeral in his residence, 259 6th Ave. Notable Houghton: Amory Houghton (1812-) bought a glass company in Brooklyn NY in 1864, and moved it to Corning NY in 1864. His sons, Amory Jr. (1837-1909) and Charles (1846-1897), made Corning Glass Company a success. They developed the tradition of scientific inquiry and the creation of specialty glass products. Amory Jr's two sons, Alanson (1863-1941) and Arthur (1866-1928) founded the company's research laboratory and created automation to the lightbulb and glass tubing manufacturing. Alanson's son Amory ((1899-1981) and his couson Arthur Jr (1906-1990) lead the company through the Depression and into the postwar era. Amory Houghton's sons, Amory Jr. (1926-) and James R. Houghton (1936-) lead the company from the 1960s to the 1990s, particularly in the developments in ceramics, fiber optics, and photonic components. Corning first sold public stock in 1945. The Houghton family owned only 5 percent of the company in 2001.
They specialized in specialty glass, first with railroad signal glass, first practical glass bulb for Edison's electric lamp (blown glass bulbs for Thomas Edison), to Pyrex and Corning Ware heat-resistant dishes, mass production of glass, casting of the 200-inch telescope mirror, TV picture tube bulbs, to optical fibers, and computer plasma screens.

Family

Sophronia Mann Oakes b. 18 Feb 1814, d. 19 Mar 1880
Marriage*He married Sophronia Mann Oakes in Oct 5, 1836 at Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA
Children
Father*Rufus Houghton b. 6 Dec 1769, d. 26 Aug 1853
Mother*Abigail Barnard b. 26 Aug 1777, d. 22 May 1860

Nancy Maria Houghton

F, #8700, b. 8 July 1819

Biography

     Nancy Maria Houghton was born on Jul 8, 1819 in Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Miles Lawrence in Aug 16, 1837 at Pepperell, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Int.

Family

Miles Lawrence b. 7 Jun 1810
Marriage*Nancy Maria Houghton married Miles Lawrence in Aug 16, 1837 at Pepperell, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Int. 
Children
Father*Rufus Houghton b. 6 Dec 1769, d. 26 Aug 1853
Mother*Abigail Barnard b. 26 Aug 1777, d. 22 May 1860