Francis Houghton

M, #8701, b. 8 January 1821, d. 2 August 1879

Biography

     Francis Houghton was born on Jan 8, 1821 in Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 28 in 1850 census; age 59 in 1880 census; MLM: Cambridge, MA. He married Martha Richardson Oakes on Jul 18, 1846 at Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, by Rev. William Jenks, D.D. of Boston; JWH: Cambridge. Francis Houghton and Martha Richardson Oakes appeared in the census of 1850 of Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA age 28, manufacturer; Amory, 33, manufacturer, property value, $25,500. Francis Houghton and Martha Richardson Oakes appeared in the census of 1860 of Somerville, Middlesex Co., MA, USA age 38, supr. glass works; and Mary A. Oakes, 52, MA. Francis Houghton and Martha Richardson Oakes appeared in the census of 1870 of Somerville, Middlesex Co., MA, USA age 49, a glass manufacturer, property $12000-$3000. Francis Houghton died on Aug 2, 1879 at Somerville, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, age 59, of kidney disease; MLM: Aug. 2, 1897; JWH: Aug 2, 1879; Joan Preziosi: 2 Aug 1880.

Family: Martha Richardson Oakes b. 23 Jun 1823, d. 14 Feb 1909

He married Martha Richardson Oakes on Jul 18, 1846 at Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, by Rev. William Jenks, D.D. of Boston; JWH: Cambridge.
Father*Rufus Houghton b. 6 Dec 1769, d. 26 Aug 1853
Mother*Abigail Barnard b. 26 Aug 1777, d. 22 May 1860

Martha Pollard

F, #8702, b. 12 June 1803, d. 17 December 1835

Biography

     Martha Pollard was born on Jun 12, 1803 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Rufus Houghton, son of Rufus Houghton and Abigail Barnard, on Dec 7, 1823 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Martha Pollard died on Dec 17, 1835 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VRs: p. 183, Dec. 16, 1834; p. 367, Dec. 14, 1834, age 31, consumption. She was buried at Old Common BG Cemetery, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family: Rufus Houghton b. 28 Nov 1796, d. 1 May 1846

Almira Pollard

F, #8703, b. 25 December 1808, d. 26 September 1846

Biography

     Almira Pollard was born on Dec 25, 1808 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Moses Barnard Houghton, son of Rufus Houghton and Abigail Barnard, on May 31, 1831 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Almira Pollard died on Sep 26, 1846 at Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, a. 37 y. (36 y); typhus fever.

Family: Moses Barnard Houghton b. 24 Sep 1804, d. 3 Sep 1870

She and Moses Barnard Houghton declared their intentions of marriage on Apr 29, 1831 Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA. Almira Pollard married Moses Barnard Houghton, son of Rufus Houghton and Abigail Barnard, on May 31, 1831 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Mary Augusta Wright

F, #8704, b. 28 February 1818, d. 9 September 1897

Biography

     Mary Augusta Wright was born on Feb 28, 1818 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, age 31 in 1850 census; age 52 in 1870 census; age 60 in 1880 census. She married Moses Barnard Houghton, son of Rufus Houghton and Abigail Barnard, on Jun 20, 1849 at Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, he age 45, she age 31. Mary Augusta Wright and Moses Barnard Houghton appeared in the census of 1850 of Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA age 45, a wood and coal salesman, property $4600. Mary Augusta Wright and Moses Barnard Houghton appeared in the census of 1860 of Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA age 54, clerk; and Emma Wright, 37. Mary Augusta Wright and Moses Barnard Houghton appeared in the census of 1870 of Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA age 64, a salesman; and Emily Wright, 48, no occupation. Mary Augusta Wright and George Washington Wright Houghton appeared in the census of 1880 of Manhattan, New York Co., NY, USA age 30, editor and publisher, boarding with Eliza Forshee. Mary Augusta Wright died on Sep 9, 1897.

Family: Moses Barnard Houghton b. 24 Sep 1804, d. 3 Sep 1870

She married Moses Barnard Houghton, son of Rufus Houghton and Abigail Barnard, on Jun 20, 1849 at Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, he age 45, she age 31.

James Goodwin Barnard

M, #8705, b. 1 July 1801, d. 26 March 1860

Biography

     James Goodwin Barnard was born on Jul 1, 1801. He married Lavina B. Houghton, daughter of Rufus Houghton and Abigail Barnard, on Dec 24, 1826 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. James Goodwin Barnard died on Mar 26, 1860.

Family: Lavina B. Houghton b. 15 Feb 1807, d. 22 Oct 1879

Dennis Blood

M, #8706

Biography

     Dennis Blood married Clarinda C. Houghton, daughter of Rufus Houghton and Abigail Barnard, on Aug 29, 1830 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family: Clarinda C. Houghton b. 13 Jul 1808, d. 20 Apr 1891

Dennis Blood married Clarinda C. Houghton, daughter of Rufus Houghton and Abigail Barnard, on Aug 29, 1830 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Jonas W. Holman

M, #8707, b. 11 October 1801

Biography

     Jonas W. Holman married Abigail Houghton, daughter of Rufus Houghton and Abigail Barnard, on Sep 24, 1835 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, w/2; Calvinistic Congreg Church. Jonas W. Holman and Abigail Houghton appeared in the census of 1850 of Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA age 41, car builder.

Family: Abigail Houghton b. 22 Dec 1811, d. 19 Mar 1873

Jonas W. Holman married Abigail Houghton, daughter of Rufus Houghton and Abigail Barnard, on Sep 24, 1835 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, w/2; Calvinistic Congreg Church.

Hollis Danforth

M, #8708, b. 11 May 1818, d. 7 August 1878

Biography

     Hollis Danforth was born on May 11, 1818 in Stow, MA, USA. He died on Aug 7, 1878 at Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA. He was and Susanna Moore Houghton were buried at Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA.

Family: Susanna Moore Houghton b. 8 Oct 1816, d. 24 Sep 1892

Hollis Danforth married Susanna Moore Houghton, daughter of Rufus Houghton and Abigail Barnard, on Nov 10, 1839 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Sophronia Mann Oakes

F, #8709, b. 18 February 1814, d. 19 March 1880

Biography

     Sophronia Mann Oakes was born on Feb 18, 1814 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, age 32 in 1850 census; age 46 in 1860 census; age 54 in 1870 census. She married Amory Houghton Sr, son of Rufus Houghton and Abigail Barnard, on Oct 5, 1836 at Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA. Sophronia Mann Oakes and Amory Houghton Sr 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. Sophronia Mann Oakes died on Mar 19, 1880 at Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, age 66. She was buried at Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge, MA, USA.

Family: Amory Houghton Sr b. 26 Aug 1812, d. 20 Feb 1882

Miles Lawrence

M, #8710, b. 7 June 1810

Biography

     Miles Lawrence was born on Jun 7, 1810 in Pepperell, Middlesex Co., MA, USA. He married Nancy Maria Houghton, daughter of Rufus Houghton and Abigail Barnard, on Aug 16, 1837 at Pepperell, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Int.

Family: Nancy Maria Houghton b. 8 Jul 1819

Miles Lawrence married Nancy Maria Houghton, daughter of Rufus Houghton and Abigail Barnard, on Aug 16, 1837 at Pepperell, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Int.

Martha Richardson Oakes

F, #8711, b. 23 June 1823, d. 14 February 1909

Biography

     Martha Richardson Oakes was born on Jun 23, 1823 in Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 27 in 1850 census; age 47 in 1870 census; age 57 in 1880 census; Jun 1823, age 76 in 1900 census; Also Boston, MA. She married Francis Houghton, son of Rufus Houghton and Abigail Barnard, on Jul 18, 1846 at Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, by Rev. William Jenks, D.D. of Boston; JWH: Cambridge. Martha Richardson Oakes and Francis Houghton appeared in the census of 1850 of Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA age 28, manufacturer; Amory, 33, manufacturer, property value, $25,500. Martha Richardson Oakes and Francis Houghton appeared in the census of 1860 of Somerville, Middlesex Co., MA, USA age 38, supr. glass works; and Mary A. Oakes, 52, MA. Martha Richardson Oakes and Francis Houghton appeared in the census of 1870 of Somerville, Middlesex Co., MA, USA age 49, a glass manufacturer, property $12000-$3000. Martha Richardson Oakes appeared in the census of 1880 of Somerville, Middlesex Co., MA, USA Martha R. is given, age 57, a widow; Francis is then listed, age 59, a glass manufacturer, but is then crossed out. She appeared in the census of 1900 of Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA age 76, widow; and 1 servant. She died on Feb 14, 1909 at Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA. She was buried at Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA.

Family: Francis Houghton b. 8 Jan 1821, d. 2 Aug 1879

She married Francis Houghton, son of Rufus Houghton and Abigail Barnard, on Jul 18, 1846 at Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, by Rev. William Jenks, D.D. of Boston; JWH: Cambridge.

Levi Houghton

M, #8712, b. 14 March 1780, d. before 1835

Biography

     Levi Houghton was born on Mar 14, 1780 in Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He married Rebecca Whitney on Apr 20, 1809 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Levi Houghton appeared in the census of 1810 of Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA 3 Total: 1 male <10, 1 male 26-44// 1 female 26-44. He appeared in the census of 1820 of Wendell, Cheshire Co., NH, USA 4 Individuals: 1 male 10-16, 1 male 26-45; 1 female 10-16 1, female 26-45. He and Sally Mead declared their intentions of marriage on Dec 6, 1824 Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA. Levi Houghton appeared in the census of 1830 of Lunenburg, MA, USA Total: 1 male 10 to 15 (1816-1820), 2 male 15 to 20 (1811-1815), 1 male 50 to 60 (1771-1780),// 1 female under 5 (1826-1830), 1 female 5 to 10 (1821-1825), female 10 to 15 (1816-1820), female 15 to 20 (1811-1815), female 20 to 30 (1801-1810),female 30 to 40 (1791-1800), female 40 to 50 (1781-1790), female 50 to 60 (1771-1780), female 60 to 70 (1761-1770), female 70 to 80 (1751-1760), female 80 to 90 (1741-1750), female 90 to 100 (1731-1740), female 100. &c. (bef. 1730)

a Levi Houghton, 2 males (5-10, 50-60) and 2 females (20-30, 50-60.) He died before 1835 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, guardian appointed for son in 1835.

Family 1: Rebecca Whitney b. b 1789

He married Rebecca Whitney on Apr 20, 1809 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family 2: Sally Mead b. 19 Dec 1778, d. Jul 1844

Levi Houghton and Sally Mead declared their intentions of marriage on Dec 6, 1824 Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA. Levi Houghton married Sally Mead at Wendell, MA, USA, not in Wendell Vrs.
Father*Capt. Asa Houghton Jr b. 14 Feb 1758, d. 1856
Mother*Dorcas Moore b. bt 1750 - 1760, d. 30 Dec 1800

Capt. Reuben Houghton

M, #8713, b. 10 September 1784, d. 1856

Biography

     Capt. Reuben Houghton was born on Sep 10, 1784 in Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 66 in 1850 census; JWH: Howard, MI (CJV: error.) He and Elizabeth Mead declared their intentions of marriage on Oct 16, 1809 Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Capt. Reuben Houghton appeared in the census of 1810 of Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA 1 male 26-44//1 female 26-44. He married Nabby Willard Mead on Nov 26, 1818 at Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, sister of Elisabeth. Capt. Reuben Houghton appeared in the census of 1820 of Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA 8 Individuals: 2 male 0-10, 2 male 16-18, 2 male 16-26, 1 male 26-45; 1 female 26-45. He appeared in the census of 1830 of Littleton, Middlesex Co., MA, USA 4 Total: 1 male 10 to 15 (1816-1820), 1 male 15 to 20 (1811-1815), 1 male 40 to 50 (1781-1790), // 1 female 30 to 40 (1791-1800.) He appeared in the census of 1840 of Littleton, Worcester Co., MA, USA 3 Total: 1 male 20 to 30 (1810-1819), 1 male 50 to 60 (1780-1789) // 1 female 40 to 50 (1790-1799.) He and Nabby Willard Mead appeared in the census of 1850 of Littleton, Middlesex Co., MA, USA age 66, a farmer, property $6000; Abba W. 58; and Sherman Fletcher, 16, a laborer. Capt. Reuben Houghton died in 1856 MLM: Howard, MI.

Family 1: Elizabeth Mead b. 1 Sep 1789, d. 21 Oct 1817

He and Elizabeth Mead declared their intentions of marriage on Oct 16, 1809 Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Capt. Reuben Houghton married Elizabeth Mead on Nov 9, 1809 at Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA.

Family 2: Nabby Willard Mead b. 16 Dec 1791

Capt. Reuben Houghton married Nabby Willard Mead on Nov 26, 1818 at Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, sister of Elisabeth.
Father*Capt. Asa Houghton Jr b. 14 Feb 1758, d. 1856
Mother*Dorcas Moore b. bt 1750 - 1760, d. 30 Dec 1800

Asa Houghton 3d

M, #8714, b. 4 February 1787, d. 25 August 1845

Biography

     Asa Houghton 3d was born on Feb 4, 1787 in Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He married Lucy Whitcomb on May 13, 1807 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Asa 3d. Asa Houghton 3d appeared in the census of 1810 of Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA 3 Total; 1 male 16-25 //1 female <10, 1 female 16-25. He appeared in the census of 1820 of Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA 3 Individuals: 1 male 0-10, 1 male 26-45; 1 female 26-45. He appeared in the census of 1830 of Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA 2 Total: 1 male 10 to 15 (1816-1820), 1 male 40 to 50 (1781-1790.) He died on Aug 25, 1845 at Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, a . 66 y. (a. 58 y.); MLM: 1846.

Family: Lucy Whitcomb b. 21 Mar 1786

He married Lucy Whitcomb on May 13, 1807 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Asa 3d.
Father*Capt. Asa Houghton Jr b. 14 Feb 1758, d. 1856
Mother*Dorcas Moore b. bt 1750 - 1760, d. 30 Dec 1800

Jabez Houghton

M, #8715, b. 4 November 1790, d. 30 July 1842

Biography

     Jabez Houghton was born on Nov 4, 1790 in Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 40-50 & 50-60 in 1840 census. He married Rebecca Smith on Jan 21, 1813 at Stow, Middlesex Co., MA, USA. Jabez Houghton appeared in the census of 1820 of Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA 5 Individuals: 2 male 0-10, 1 male 16-26, 1 male 26-45; 1 female 0-10. He appeared in the census of 1830 of Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA 6 Total: 1 male 10 to 15 (1816-1820), 1 male 15 to 20 (1811-1815), 1 male 40 to 50 (1781-1790)// 2 female 5 to 10 (1821-1825), 1 female 15 to 20 (1811-1815), 1 female 40 to 50 (1781-1790.) He appeared in the census of 1840 of Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA 4 Total: 1 male 20 to 30 (1810-1819), 1 male 40 to 50 (1790-1799) // 1 female 5 to 10 (1830-1835), 1 female 40 to 50 (1790-1799.) He died on Jul 30, 1842 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 53; MLM: 1843.

Family: Rebecca Smith b. Jan 1789, d. 27 Jul 1874

He and Rebecca Smith declared their intentions of marriage on Jan 18, 1813 Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Jabez Houghton married Rebecca Smith on Jan 21, 1813 at Stow, Middlesex Co., MA, USA.
Father*Capt. Asa Houghton Jr b. 14 Feb 1758, d. 1856
Mother*Dorcas Moore b. bt 1750 - 1760, d. 30 Dec 1800

Arathusa Houghton

F, #8716, b. 10 September 1793

Biography

     Arathusa Houghton was born on Sep 10, 1793 in Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Harvey Rice on May 8, 1814 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family: Harvey Rice

Arathusa Houghton married Harvey Rice on May 8, 1814 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Capt. Asa Houghton Jr b. 14 Feb 1758, d. 1856
Mother*Dorcas Moore b. bt 1750 - 1760, d. 30 Dec 1800

Obed Houghton

M, #8717, b. 30 July 1795

Biography

     Obed Houghton was born on Jul 30, 1795 in Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 54 in 1850 census; age 65 in 1860 census. He married Nancy Butterick on Apr 11, 1822 at Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA. Obed Houghton appeared in the census of 1830 of Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA 5 Total: 2 male under 5 (1826-1830), 1 male 5 to 10 (1821-1825), 1 male 40 to 50 (1781-1790)// 1 female 30 to 40 (1791-1800.) He and Susannah Howard declared their intentions of marriage on Mar 19, 1838 Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA. Obed Houghton appeared in the census of 1840 of Lunenburg, Worcester Co., MA, USA 6 Total: 1 male under 5 (1836-1840), 1 male 5 to 10 (1830-1835), 1 male 40 to 50 (1790-1799) // 1 female 10 to 15 (1825-1830), 1 female 40 to 50 (1790-1799), 1 female 70 to 80 (1760-1769.) He and Susannah Howard appeared in the census of 1850 of Lunenburg, Worcester Co., MA, USA Obed, age 54, a farmer; Susannah, age 53. Obed Houghton and Susannah Howard appeared in the census of 1860 of Lunenburg, Worcester Co., MA, USA age 65, farmer; property $3000-$300.

Family 1: Nancy Butterick b. 22 Aug 1794

Obed Houghton and Nancy Butterick declared their intentions of marriage on Mar 11, 1822 Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Obed Houghton married Nancy Butterick on Apr 11, 1822 at Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA.

Family 2: Susannah Howard b. c 1795

Obed Houghton and Susannah Howard declared their intentions of marriage on Mar 19, 1838 Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA.
Father*Capt. Asa Houghton Jr b. 14 Feb 1758, d. 1856
Mother*Dorcas Moore b. bt 1750 - 1760, d. 30 Dec 1800

Olive Houghton

F, #8718, b. 25 December 1797

Biography

     Olive Houghton was born on Dec 25, 1797 in Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. There is a research problem: Nouse: Oliver; JWH: gives Oliver, m. Lois Coolidge.
Father*Capt. Asa Houghton Jr b. 14 Feb 1758, d. 1856
Mother*Dorcas Moore b. bt 1750 - 1760, d. 30 Dec 1800

Elizabeth Mead

F, #8719, b. 1 September 1789, d. 21 October 1817

Biography

     Elizabeth Mead was born on Sep 1, 1789 in Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA. She died on Oct 21, 1817 at Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, JWH: 23 Sep 1856; Boxborough VR: a. 28 y. She was buried at Hill Cemetery, Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, in Mead burial plot with father and mother.

Family: Capt. Reuben Houghton b. 10 Sep 1784, d. 1856

She and Capt. Reuben Houghton declared their intentions of marriage on Oct 16, 1809 Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Elizabeth Mead married Capt. Reuben Houghton, son of Capt. Asa Houghton Jr and Dorcas Moore, on Nov 9, 1809 at Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA.

Sally Houghton

F, #8720, b. 5 November 1782

Biography

     Sally Houghton was born on Nov 5, 1782 in Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 11,5,1783. She married Moses Conner on Jul 21, 1805 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lynn: Int.

Family: Moses Conner

Sally Houghton married Moses Conner on Jul 21, 1805 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lynn: Int.
Father*Peter Houghton b. 27 Jan 1763, d. 10 May 1830
Mother*Mercy Whitney b. 5 Jun 1763, d. 25 Aug 1845

Polly Houghton

F, #8721, b. 15 June 1784, d. 30 January 1819

Biography

     Polly Houghton was born on Jun 15, 1784 in Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Harris Chadwell Jr on May 5, 1806 at Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA, VR Harvard: Int. Polly Houghton died on Jan 30, 1819 at Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA.

Family: Harris Chadwell Jr b. 13 Nov 1777, d. 8 Feb 1833

She married Harris Chadwell Jr on May 5, 1806 at Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA, VR Harvard: Int.
Father*Peter Houghton b. 27 Jan 1763, d. 10 May 1830
Mother*Mercy Whitney b. 5 Jun 1763, d. 25 Aug 1845

Lucy Houghton

F, #8722, b. 26 September 1785, d. 13 June 1841

Biography

     Lucy Houghton was born on Sep 26, 1785 in Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: Sept. 21; MLM: also Sep. 25. She married William Houghton, son of Joseph Houghton and Lois Ross, on Apr 7, 1803 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: also Apr. 9, as a widower. Lucy Houghton died on Jun 13, 1841 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 55. She was buried at Bolton Pan Cemetery, Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, ae. 55 w/o Wm.

Family: William Houghton b. 19 Jul 1775, d. 26 Jul 1857

She married William Houghton, son of Joseph Houghton and Lois Ross, on Apr 7, 1803 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: also Apr. 9, as a widower.
Father*Peter Houghton b. 27 Jan 1763, d. 10 May 1830
Mother*Mercy Whitney b. 5 Jun 1763, d. 25 Aug 1845

John Houghton

M, #8723, b. 17 August 1787

Biography

     John Houghton was born on Aug 17, 1787 in Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He died Weis: d. y; JWH: 1851. There is a research problem: JWH: gives bd 1787 and dd of 1851; Later brother of same name; same dd; Peter and Mercy Houghton had two sons named John, one born 17 Aug 1787 and one born 11 Aug 1789, both born Harvard. These are given in Harvard Vital Records, the latter p. 63 (http://ma-vitalrecords.org/MA/Worcester/Harvard/BirthsH.shtml). Both are listed as only John Houghton. I believe that the first died, and that the second is our John W. Houghton, making the second birthdate the correct one.
Father*Peter Houghton b. 27 Jan 1763, d. 10 May 1830
Mother*Mercy Whitney b. 5 Jun 1763, d. 25 Aug 1845

Cyrus Houghton

M, #8724, b. 22 April 1790, d. 25 May 1881

Biography

     Cyrus Houghton was born on Apr 22, 1790 in Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 50-60 in 1840 census; age 60 in 1850 census; age 70 in 1860 census; age 80 in 1870 census; age 91 in 1880 census; MLM: also Apr. 28. He married Elizebeth Sargeant Martin on Sep 17, 1815 at Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA. Cyrus Houghton appeared in the census of 1820 of Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA 5 Individuals: 1 male 16-18, 1 male 16-26, 1 male 26-45; 1 female 0-10, 1 female 26-45. He appeared in the census of 1830 of Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA 5 Total: 1 male under 5 (1826-1830), 1 male 5 to 10 (1821-1825), 1 male 40 to 50 (1781-1790)// 1 female 10 to 15 (1816-1820), 1 female 30 to 40 (1791-1800.) He appeared in the census of 1840 of Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA 6 Total: 1 male 10 to 15 (1825-1830), 1 male 15 to 20 (1820-1825), 1 male 50 to 60 (1780-1789) // 1 female 5 to 10 (1830-1835), 1 female 20 to 30 (1810-1819),1 female 40 to 50 (1790-1799.) He and Elizebeth Sargeant Martin appeared in the census of 1850 of Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA Cyrus, 60, a cordwainer, property $2500. Cyrus Houghton and Elizebeth Sargeant Martin appeared in the census of 1860 of Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA age 70, personal property $2000-200. Cyrus Houghton and Elizebeth Sargeant Martin appeared in the census of 1870 of Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA age 80, property $3000. Cyrus Houghton and Elizebeth Sargeant Martin appeared in the census of 1880 of Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA age 91. Cyrus Houghton died on May 25, 1881 at Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA.

Family: Elizebeth Sargeant Martin b. 16 Jul 1792, d. 26 Sep 1884

Father*Peter Houghton b. 27 Jan 1763, d. 10 May 1830
Mother*Mercy Whitney b. 5 Jun 1763, d. 25 Aug 1845

Elizabeth Houghton

F, #8725, b. 15 June 1792, d. 1 January 1837

Biography

     Elizabeth Houghton was born on Jun 15, 1792 in Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She and Caleb Walden declared their intentions of marriage on Aug 17, 1817 Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Elizabeth Houghton died on Jan 1, 1837 at Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA.

Family: Caleb Walden

She and Caleb Walden declared their intentions of marriage on Jul 19, 1817 Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Elizabeth Houghton and Caleb Walden declared their intentions of marriage on Aug 17, 1817 Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Peter Houghton b. 27 Jan 1763, d. 10 May 1830
Mother*Mercy Whitney b. 5 Jun 1763, d. 25 Aug 1845

Mercy Houghton

F, #8726, b. 13 June 1794, d. 25 November 1824

Biography

     Mercy Houghton was born on Jun 13, 1794 in Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: 1795. She and Hezekiah Gates declared their intentions of marriage on Oct 29, 1824 Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Mercy Houghton died on Nov 25, 1824 error.

Family: Hezekiah Gates b. 2 Mar 1790, d. 20 Dec 1861

She and Hezekiah Gates declared their intentions of marriage on Oct 29, 1824 Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Mercy Houghton and Hezekiah Gates declared their intentions of marriage on Oct 30, 1824 Stow, Middlesex Co., MA, USA.
Father*Peter Houghton b. 27 Jan 1763, d. 10 May 1830
Mother*Mercy Whitney b. 5 Jun 1763, d. 25 Aug 1845

Benjamin Houghton

M, #8727, b. 22 October 1796, d. 20 July 1860

Biography

     Benjamin Houghton was born on Oct 22, 1796 in Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 40-50 in 1840 census; age 54 in 1850 census; age 63 in 1860 census; MLM: Oct. 23, 1795. He married Betsey Whitcomb on Feb 21, 1827 at Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, MLM: also 1829. Benjamin Houghton appeared in the census of 1830 of Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA 7 Total: 2 male under 5 (1826-1830), 1 male 15 to 20 (1811-1815), 1 male 30 to 40 (1791-1800)// 1 female 15 to 20 (1811-1815), 1 female 20 to 30 (1801-1810), 1 female 60 to 70 (1761-1770.) He appeared in the census of 1840 of Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA 7 Total: 1 male 5 to 10 (1830-1835), 2 male 10 to 15 (1825-1830), 2 male 40 to 50 (1790-1799) // 1 female 30 to 40 (1800-1809), 1 female 70 to 80 (1760-1769.) He and Betsey Whitcomb appeared in the census of 1850 of Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA age 54, a farmer, property value $5000. Benjamin Houghton and Betsey Whitcomb appeared in the census of Jun 4, 1860 of Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA age 63, farmer; property $5000-$3000. Benjamin Houghton died on Jul 20, 1860 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He was buried at Harvard Center Burial Ground Cemetery, Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, ae 63.

Family: Betsey Whitcomb b. 31 Oct 1801, d. 2 Nov 1881

He and Betsey Whitcomb declared their intentions of marriage on Jan 20, 1827 Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Benjamin Houghton married Betsey Whitcomb on Feb 21, 1827 at Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, MLM: also 1829.
Father*Peter Houghton b. 27 Jan 1763, d. 10 May 1830
Mother*Mercy Whitney b. 5 Jun 1763, d. 25 Aug 1845

Abel Houghton

M, #8728, b. 20 July 1798, d. 28 October 1815

Biography

     Abel Houghton was born on Jul 20, 1798 in Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He died on Oct 28, 1815 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Harvard VR: a. 17 y;JWH: 1815 only. He was buried at Harvard Center Burial Ground Cemetery, Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, ae 17.
Father*Peter Houghton b. 27 Jan 1763, d. 10 May 1830
Mother*Mercy Whitney b. 5 Jun 1763, d. 25 Aug 1845

Moses Conner

M, #8729

Biography

     Moses Conner married Sally Houghton, daughter of Peter Houghton and Mercy Whitney, on Jul 21, 1805 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lynn: Int.

Family: Sally Houghton b. 5 Nov 1782

Moses Conner married Sally Houghton, daughter of Peter Houghton and Mercy Whitney, on Jul 21, 1805 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lynn: Int.

Harris Chadwell Jr

M, #8730, b. 13 November 1777, d. 8 February 1833

Biography

     Harris Chadwell Jr was born on Nov 13, 1777 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA. He married Polly Houghton, daughter of Peter Houghton and Mercy Whitney, on May 5, 1806 at Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA, VR Harvard: Int. Harris Chadwell Jr died on Feb 8, 1833 at Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA.

Family: Polly Houghton b. 15 Jun 1784, d. 30 Jan 1819

He married Polly Houghton, daughter of Peter Houghton and Mercy Whitney, on May 5, 1806 at Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA, VR Harvard: Int.