Sophia Houghton

F, #8701, b. 8 June 1822, d. 19 September 1822

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BirthJun 8, 1822Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathSep 19, 1822Bolton, 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

Francis Houghton

M, #8702, b. 8 January 1821, d. 2 August 1879

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BirthJan 8, 1821Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 28 in 1850 census; age 59 in 1880 census; MLM: Cambridge, MA
MarriageJul 18, 1846Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, by Rev. William Jenks, D.D. of Boston; JWH: Cambridge
1850 Census1850Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, age 28, manufacturer; Amory, 33, manufacturer, property value, $25,500
1860 Census1860Somerville, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, age 38, supr. glass works; and Mary A. Oakes, 52, MA
1870 Census1870Somerville, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, age 49, a glass manufacturer, property $12000-$3000
DeathAug 2, 1879Somerville, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, age 59, of kidney disease; MLM: Aug. 2, 1897; JWH: Aug 2, 1879; Joan Preziosi: 2 Aug 1880
1880 Mortality Censu1880Somerville, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, glass manufacturer

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

Francis Houghton married Martha Richardson Oakes in 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, #8703, b. 12 June 1803, d. 17 December 1835

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BirthJun 12, 1803Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageDec 7, 1823Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathDec 17, 1835Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VRs: p. 183, Dec. 16, 1834; p. 367, Dec. 14, 1834, age 31, consumption
BurialOld Common BG Cemetery, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

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

Martha Pollard married Rufus Houghton, son of Rufus Houghton and Abigail Barnard, in Dec 7, 1823 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Almira Pollard

F, #8704, b. 25 December 1808, d. 26 September 1846

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BirthDec 25, 1808Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Marriage BannApr 29, 1831Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
MarriageMay 31, 1831Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathSep 26, 1846Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, a. 37 y. (36 y); typhus fever

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

Almira Pollard 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, in May 31, 1831 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Mary Augusta Wright

F, #8705, b. 28 February 1818, d. 9 September 1897

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BirthFeb 28, 1818Concord, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, age 31 in 1850 census; age 52 in 1870 census; age 60 in 1880 census
MarriageJun 20, 1849Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, he age 45, she age 31
1850 Census1850Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, age 45, a wood and coal salesman, property $4600
1860 Census1860Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, age 54, clerk; and Emma Wright, 37
1870 Census1870Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, age 64, a salesman; and Emily Wright, 48, no occupation
1880 Census1880Manhattan, New York Co., NY, USA, age 30, editor and publisher, boarding with Eliza Forshee
DeathSep 9, 1897

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

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

James Goodwin Barnard

M, #8706, b. 1 July 1801, d. 26 March 1860

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BirthJul 1, 1801
MarriageDec 24, 1826Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathMar 26, 1860

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

James Goodwin Barnard married Lavina B. Houghton, daughter of Rufus Houghton and Abigail Barnard, in Dec 24, 1826 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Dennis Blood

M, #8707

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MarriageAug 29, 1830Bolton, 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, in Aug 29, 1830 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Jonas W. Holman

M, #8708, b. 11 October 1801

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MarriageSep 24, 1835Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, w/2; Calvinistic Congreg Church
1850 Census1850Cambridge, 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, in Sep 24, 1835 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, w/2; Calvinistic Congreg Church.

Hollis Danforth

M, #8709, b. 11 May 1818, d. 7 August 1878

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BirthMay 11, 1818Stow, MA, USA
MarriageNov 10, 1839Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathAug 7, 1878Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
BurialMount 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, in Nov 10, 1839 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Sophronia Mann Oakes

F, #8710, b. 18 February 1814, d. 19 March 1880

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BirthFeb 18, 1814Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, age 32 in 1850 census; age 46 in 1860 census; age 54 in 1870 census
MarriageOct 5, 1836Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA
1860 CensusJun 22, 1860Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, age 40, glass mfr, personal property $175,000-$50,000; and a servant
1870 CensusJul 25, 1870Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY, USA, Emery Halton, age 56, Packing box manufr, personal property $300,00-$15,000
DeathMar 19, 1880Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, age 66
BurialCambridge Cemetery, Cambridge, MA, USA

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

Sophronia Mann Oakes married Amory Houghton Sr, son of Rufus Houghton and Abigail Barnard, in Oct 5, 1836 at Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA.

Miles Lawrence

M, #8711, b. 7 June 1810

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BirthJun 7, 1810Pepperell, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
MarriageAug 16, 1837Pepperell, 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, in Aug 16, 1837 at Pepperell, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Int.

Martha Richardson Oakes

F, #8712, b. 23 June 1823, d. 14 February 1909

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BirthJun 23, 1823Bolton, 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
MarriageJul 18, 1846Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, by Rev. William Jenks, D.D. of Boston; JWH: Cambridge
1850 Census1850Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, age 28, manufacturer; Amory, 33, manufacturer, property value, $25,500
1860 Census1860Somerville, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, age 38, supr. glass works; and Mary A. Oakes, 52, MA
1870 Census1870Somerville, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, age 49, a glass manufacturer, property $12000-$3000
1880 Census1880Somerville, 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
1900 Census1900Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, age 76, widow; and 1 servant
DeathFeb 14, 1909Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
BurialMount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA

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

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

Levi Houghton

M, #8713, b. 14 March 1780, d. before 1835

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BirthMar 14, 1780Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageApr 20, 1809Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
1810 Census1810Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 3 Total: 1 male <10, 1 male 26-44// 1 female 26-44
1820 Census1820Wendell, Cheshire Co., NH, USA, 4 Individuals: 1 male 10-16, 1 male 26-45; 1 female 10-16 1, female 26-45
Marriage BannDec 6, 1824Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
MarriageWendell, MA, USA, not in Wendell Vrs
1830 Census1830Lunenburg, 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)
Deathbefore 1835Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, guardian appointed for son in 1835

Family 1: Rebecca Whitney b. b 1789

Levi Houghton married Rebecca Whitney in 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, #8714, b. 10 September 1784, d. 1856

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BirthSep 10, 1784Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 66 in 1850 census; JWH: Howard, MI (CJV: error)
Marriage BannOct 16, 1809Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageNov 9, 1809Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
1810 Census1810Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 1 male 26-44//1 female 26-44,
MarriageNov 26, 1818Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, sister of Elisabeth
1820 Census1820Boxborough, 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
1830 Census1830Littleton, 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)
1840 Census1840Littleton, 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)
1850 Census1850Littleton, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, age 66, a farmer, property $6000; Abba W. 58; and Sherman Fletcher, 16, a laborer
Death1856MLM: Howard, MI

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

Capt. Reuben Houghton and Elizabeth Mead declared their intentions of marriage on Oct 16, 1809 Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Capt. Reuben Houghton married Elizabeth Mead in 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 in 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, #8715, b. 4 February 1787, d. 25 August 1845

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BirthFeb 4, 1787Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageMay 13, 1807Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Asa 3d
1810 Census1810Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 3 Total; 1 male 16-25 //1 female <10, 1 female 16-25
1820 Census1820Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 3 Individuals: 1 male 0-10, 1 male 26-45; 1 female 26-45
1830 Census1830Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 2 Total: 1 male 10 to 15 (1816-1820), 1 male 40 to 50 (1781-1790)
DeathAug 25, 1845Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, a . 66 y. (a. 58 y.); MLM: 1846

Family: Lucy Whitcomb b. 21 Mar 1786

Asa Houghton 3d married Lucy Whitcomb in 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, #8716, b. 4 November 1790, d. 30 July 1842

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BirthNov 4, 1790Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 40-50 & 50-60 in 1840 census
Marriage BannJan 18, 1813Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageJan 21, 1813Stow, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
1820 Census1820Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 5 Individuals: 2 male 0-10, 1 male 16-26, 1 male 26-45; 1 female 0-10
1830 Census1830Harvard, 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)
1840 Census1840Harvard, 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)
1840 Census1840Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 4 Total: 1 male 20 to 30 (1810-1819), 1 male 50-50 (1780-1789) // 1 female 5 to 10 (1830-1835), 1 female 50-50 (1780-1789); CJV: second enumeration, only 1 Jabez Houghton
DeathJul 30, 1842Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 53; MLM: 1843

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

Jabez Houghton and Rebecca Smith declared their intentions of marriage on Jan 18, 1813 Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Jabez Houghton married Rebecca Smith in 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, #8717, b. 10 September 1793

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BirthSep 10, 1793Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageMay 8, 1814Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family: Harvey Rice

Arathusa Houghton married Harvey Rice in 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, #8718, b. 30 July 1795

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BirthJul 30, 1795Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 54 in 1850 census; age 65 in 1860 census
Marriage BannMar 11, 1822Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageApr 11, 1822Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
1830 Census1830Boxborough, 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)
Marriage BannMar 19, 1838Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
1840 Census1840Lunenburg, 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)
1850 Census1850Lunenburg, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Obed, age 54, a farmer; Susannah, age 53
1860 Census1860Lunenburg, 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 in 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, #8719, b. 25 December 1797

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BirthDec 25, 1797Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
ProblemNouse: 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, #8720, b. 1 September 1789, d. 21 October 1817

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BirthSep 1, 1789Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
Marriage BannOct 16, 1809Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageNov 9, 1809Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
DeathOct 21, 1817Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, JWH: 23 Sep 1856; Boxborough VR: a. 28 y
BurialHill Cemetery, Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, in Mead burial plot with father and mother

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

Elizabeth Mead 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, in Nov 9, 1809 at Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA.

Sally Houghton

F, #8721, b. 5 November 1782

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BirthNov 5, 1782Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 11,5,1783
MarriageJul 21, 1805Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lynn: Int

Family: Moses Conner

Sally Houghton married Moses Conner in 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, #8722, b. 15 June 1784, d. 30 January 1819

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BirthJun 15, 1784Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageMay 5, 1806Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA, VR Harvard: Int
DeathJan 30, 1819Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA

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

Polly Houghton married Harris Chadwell Jr in 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, #8723, b. 26 September 1785, d. 13 June 1841

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BirthSep 26, 1785Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: Sept. 21; MLM: also Sep. 25
MarriageApr 7, 1803Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: also Apr. 9, as a widower
DeathJun 13, 1841Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 55
BurialBolton Pan Cemetery, Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, ae. 55 w/o Wm

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

Lucy Houghton married William Houghton, son of Joseph Houghton and Lois Ross, in 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, #8724, b. 17 August 1787

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BirthAug 17, 1787Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathWeis: d. y; JWH: 1851
ProblemJWH: 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, #8725, b. 22 April 1790, d. 25 May 1881

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BirthApr 22, 1790Harvard, 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
MarriageSep 17, 1815Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA
1820 Census1820Lynn, 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
1830 Census1830Lynn, 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)
1840 Census1840Lynn, 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)
1850 Census1850Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA, Cyrus, 60, a cordwainer, property $2500
1860 Census1860Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA, age 70, personal property $2000-200
1870 Census1870Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA, age 80, property $3000
1880 Census1880Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA, age 91
DeathMay 25, 1881Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA

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

Cyrus Houghton married Elizebeth Sargeant Martin in Sep 17, 1815 at Lynn, Essex 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

Elizabeth Houghton

F, #8726, b. 15 June 1792, d. 1 January 1837

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BirthJun 15, 1792Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Marriage BannJul 19, 1817Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Marriage BannAug 17, 1817Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathJan 1, 1837Lynn, Essex Co., MA, USA

Family: Caleb Walden

Elizabeth Houghton 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, #8727, b. 13 June 1794, d. 25 November 1824

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BirthJun 13, 1794Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: 1795
Marriage BannOct 29, 1824Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Marriage BannOct 30, 1824Stow, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
DeathNov 25, 1824error

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

Mercy Houghton 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, #8728, b. 22 October 1796, d. 20 July 1860

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BirthOct 22, 1796Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 40-50 in 1840 census; age 54 in 1850 census; age 63 in 1860 census; MLM: Oct. 23, 1795
Marriage BannJan 20, 1827Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageFeb 21, 1827Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, MLM: also 1829
1830 Census1830Harvard, 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)
1840 Census1840Harvard, 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)
1850 Census1850Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 54, a farmer, property value $5000
1860 CensusJun 4, 1860Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 63, farmer; property $5000-$3000
DeathJul 20, 1860Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
BurialHarvard Center Burial Ground Cemetery, Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, ae 63

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

Benjamin Houghton and Betsey Whitcomb declared their intentions of marriage on Jan 20, 1827 Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Benjamin Houghton married Betsey Whitcomb in 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, #8729, b. 20 July 1798, d. 28 October 1815

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BirthJul 20, 1798Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathOct 28, 1815Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Harvard VR: a. 17 y;JWH: 1815 only
BurialHarvard 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, #8730

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MarriageJul 21, 1805Harvard, 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, in Jul 21, 1805 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lynn: Int.