Edith Houghton

F, #8851, b. 22 December 1879, d. 23 October 1948

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BirthDec 22, 1879Canandaigua, Ontario Co., NY, USA, Moser: Buffalo, NY; age 5/12 in 1880 census; Dec. 1879, age 20, in 1900 census
1900 CensusJun, 1900Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Montgomery Co., PA, USA, age 20, a student
MarriageJun 14, 1905Baltimore, Baltimore Co., MD, USA, Moser: Buffalo, NY
DeathOct 23, 1948Baltimore, Baltimore Co., MD, USA, after being in a coma for almost seven years
BurialEvergreen Cemetery, New Haven, CT, USA

Family: Dr. Donald Russell Hooker MD b. 7 Sep 1876, d. 1 Aug 1946

Edith Houghton married Dr. Donald Russell Hooker MD in Jun 14, 1905 at Baltimore, Baltimore Co., MD, USA, Moser: Buffalo, NY.
Father*Alfred Augustus Houghton b. 6 Mar 1851, d. 28 Oct 1892
Mother*Caroline Garlinghouse b. 13 May 1856, d. 2 Sep 1894

Ellsworth Strong Grant

M, #8852, b. 1917, d. 6 March 2013

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Birth1917Wethersfield, CT, USA
MarriageJun 12, 1939Hartford, Hartford Co., CT, USA
Marriage
DeathMar 6, 2013Bloomfield, Hartford Co., CT, USA, age 95
BurialCedar Hill Cmetery, Hartford, CT, USA

Family 1: Marion Houghton Hepburn b. 24 Apr 1918, d. 3 Aug 1986

Family 2: Virginia Tuttle b. c 1918, d. May 2012

Ellsworth Strong Grant married Virginia Tuttle.

Thomas Hepburn Perry

M, #8853, b. 19 June 1942, d. 10 May 1968

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BirthJun 19, 1942
MarriageJan 4, 1964
DeathMay 10, 1968Vietnam

Family: Sherry Ann Borough

Thomas Hepburn Perry married Sherry Ann Borough in Jan 4, 1964.
Father*Dr. Thomas Perry PhD b. 11 Sep 1913
Mother*Margaret Houghton Hepburn b. 17 May 1920, d. 20 Feb 2006

Ludlow Ogden Smith

M, #8854, b. circa 1899

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Birthcirca 1899Strafford, PA, USA, age 31 in 1930 census
MarriageDec 12, 1928Hartford, Hartford Co., CT, USA, at her parent's home with Grandfather Sewell Hepburn officiating; Dec 6, 1928 marriage certif.
1930 Census1930Manhattan, New York, New York Co., NY, USA, E. 39th St., rent $110, an insurance broker
Divorce1934Yucatan, Mexico

Family: Katharine Houghton Hepburn b. 12 May 1907, d. 29 Jun 2003

Ludlow Ogden Smith married Katharine Houghton Hepburn, daughter of Dr. Thomas Norval Hepburn M.D. and Katharine Martha Houghton, in Dec 12, 1928 at Hartford, Hartford Co., CT, USA, at her parent's home with Grandfather Sewell Hepburn officiating; Dec 6, 1928 marriage certif. Ludlow Ogden Smith and Katharine Houghton Hepburn were divorced in 1934 at Yucatan, Mexico.

Tor Morrison Hepburn

M, #8855, b. 5 March 1957

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BirthMar 5, 1957
MarriageNov 17, 1988

Family: Marita Dumlas

Tor Morrison Hepburn married Marita Dumlas in Nov 17, 1988.
Father*Richard Houghton Hepburn b. 8 Sep 1911, d. 18 Oct 2000
Mother*Estelle Morrison

Marita Dumlas

F, #8856

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MarriageNov 17, 1988

Family: Tor Morrison Hepburn b. 5 Mar 1957

Marita Dumlas married Tor Morrison Hepburn, son of Richard Houghton Hepburn and Estelle Morrison, in Nov 17, 1988.

Hiram Robert Houghton

M, #8857, b. 24 December 1851

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BirthDec 24, 1851Lunenburg, MA, USA, age 8 in 1860 census; age 18 in 1870 census; age 28 in 1880 census; Dec. 1851, age 48 in 1900 census; age 58 in 1910 census; age 68 in 1920 census; age 78 in 1930 census
MarriageMLM: w/1
MarriageAug 26, 1878w/2; mar 22 years in 1900 census
1880 Census1880Lunenburg, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 28, a farmer
1900 Census1900Lunenburg, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 48, farmer
1910 Census1910Lunenburg, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 58, farmer
1920 Census1920Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 68, widower, farmer; and Lydia Lawrence, 50, servant
1930 Census1930Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 78, a widower

Family 1: Phila (?)

Hiram Robert Houghton married Phila (?) MLM: w/1.

Family 2: Flora Louise Simmons b. 26 Aug 1858, d. 22 Dec 1912

Hiram Robert Houghton married Flora Louise Simmons in Aug 26, 1878 w/2; mar 22 years in 1900 census.
Father*Edmund Houghton b. 11 Mar 1810, d. 6 Aug 1876
Mother*Mary Ann Hadley b. 7 Nov 1813, d. 23 May 1904

Spencer Bonaventure Tracy

M, #8858, b. 4 April 1900, d. 10 June 1967

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BirthApr 4, 1900Milwaukee, WI, USA
DeathJun 10, 1967CA, USA
BurialForest Lawn Cemetery, Glendale, Los Angeles Co., CA, USA

Family: Katharine Houghton Hepburn b. 12 May 1907, d. 29 Jun 2003

Rufus Houghton

M, #8859, d. 1863

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Birthbefore father's 2nd marriage
Death1863Chickamauga, TN, USA, killed at the battle
Father*Rufus Houghton b. 7 Jun 1791, d. 9 Sep 1865
Mother*Anna Nickerson b. 26 Sep 1799

Martha Houghton

F, #8860, b. 4 August 1822, d. 12 July 1823

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BirthAug 4, 1822
DeathJul 12, 1823
Father*Rufus Houghton b. 7 Jun 1791, d. 9 Sep 1865
Mother*Anna Nickerson b. 26 Sep 1799

Maria Houghton

F, #8861, b. 12 February 1820

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BirthFeb 12, 1820
Marriage

Family: John Wallace

Maria Houghton married John Wallace.
Father*Rufus Houghton b. 7 Jun 1791, d. 9 Sep 1865
Mother*Anna Nickerson b. 26 Sep 1799

Lewis Houghton

M, #8862, b. 24 February 1827

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BirthFeb 24, 1827Canada West, age 23 in 1850 census; age 33 in 1860 census
Marriage
1860 Census1860Brookfield, Cook Co., IL, USA, age 33, a farmer, personal property $400; and Philinda D. Moore, 4, IL; Joel N. Moore, 2, IL; infant Moore, 7/12, IL

Family: Lucy (?) b. c 1807

Lewis Houghton married Lucy (?)
Father*Rufus Houghton b. 7 Jun 1791, d. 9 Sep 1865
Mother*Anna Nickerson b. 26 Sep 1799

Elihu Houghton

M, #8863, b. 28 December 1824

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BirthDec 28, 1824Canada West, age 40 in 1870 census; age 55 in 1880 census; Dec 1824, age 75 in 1900 census
Marriage
1870 Census1870Rutland, LaSalle Co., IL, USA, age 40, a carriage maker, with S.L. and Jane Gordin
1880 Census1880Ottawa, La Salle Co., IL, USA, age 55, a widower, a harness maker
1900 Census1900Manlius, LaSalle Co., IL, USA, age 35, widow, keeping boarders; 1 child born, 1 living

Family: Joanna (?) d. b 1880

Elihu Houghton married Joanna (?)
Father*Rufus Houghton b. 7 Jun 1791, d. 9 Sep 1865
Mother*Anna Nickerson b. 26 Sep 1799

Edward Houghton

M, #8864, b. 11 September 1832, d. 26 November 1879

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BirthSep 11, 1832Brantford, Ontario, Canada, age 17 in 1850 census; age 27 in 1860 census; GS, 9 Nov 1832
1850 Census1850Bedford, Calhoun Co., MI, USA, age 17, a laborer
1860 Census1860Precinct 2, Dallas Co., TX, USA, age 27, carpenter
Marriage1875Dallas, TX, USA
DeathNov 26, 1879Eagle Ford near, Dallas, TX, USA, also Sep 1879
BurialGreenwood Cemetery, Dallas, TX, USA

Family: Martha Ramsey Sharpe b. 10 Sep 1846, d. 8 Jan 1915

Edward Houghton married Martha Ramsey Sharpe in 1875 at Dallas, TX, USA.
Father*Rufus Houghton b. 7 Jun 1791, d. 9 Sep 1865
Mother*Lucy Abel b. 28 Dec 1808, d. 25 Aug 1890

Anna E. Houghton

F, #8865, b. 16 October 1834

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BirthOct 16, 1834Canada West, age 15 in 1850 census; age 35 in 1870 census; age 45 in 1880 census
1870 Census1870Brookfield Twp, Cook Co., IL, USA, and Benjamin Decker, 65, laborer, PA
MarriageOct 16, 1874La Salle Co., IL, USA, Lic. 564, Book E
1880 Census1880Tiskilwa, Bureau Co., IL, USA, age 45, wagonmaker; next door to John and Jane Cole

Family: E. H. Bryant b. c 1835, d. b 1911

Anna E. Houghton married E. H. Bryant in Oct 16, 1874 at La Salle Co., IL, USA, Lic. 564, Book E.
Father*Rufus Houghton b. 7 Jun 1791, d. 9 Sep 1865
Mother*Lucy Abel b. 28 Dec 1808, d. 25 Aug 1890

Olive H. Houghton

F, #8866, b. 28 November 1836, d. 21 August 1865

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BirthNov 28, 1836Canada West, age 13 in 1850 census
Marriage
DeathAug 21, 1865

Family: William C. Lapham d. 27 Dec 1863

Olive H. Houghton married William C. Lapham.
Father*Rufus Houghton b. 7 Jun 1791, d. 9 Sep 1865
Mother*Lucy Abel b. 28 Dec 1808, d. 25 Aug 1890

Daniel Houghton

M, #8867, b. 28 July 1839

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BirthJul 28, 1839Canada West, age 11 in 1850 census; age 19 in 1860 census
1860 Census1860Precinct 2, Dallas Co., TX, USA, age 27, carpenter
DeathWheaton College, IL, USA
DuplicateTX, USA
Father*Rufus Houghton b. 7 Jun 1791, d. 9 Sep 1865
Mother*Lucy Abel b. 28 Dec 1808, d. 25 Aug 1890

George Lampton Houghton

M, #8868, b. 28 August 1841, d. 25 February 1917

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BirthAug 28, 1841Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, age 8 in 1850 census; age 19 in 1860 census; Finda grave: 26 Aug 1841
1890 Veterans Census1890Deadwood, Lawrence Co., SD, USA, Year enlisted:     1862; Year discharged:     1865; Rank:     Private
MarriageJul 20, 1898Woodstock, MN, USA, mar 2 y in 1900 census; mar 9 y in 1910 census; her 2nd mar
NotableMar 27, 1900was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his valor in the Civl War; his brother Daniel served in the Confederate army

Medal of Honor


The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private George L. Houghton, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 2 July 1863, while serving with Company D, 104th Illinois Infantry, in action at Elk River, Tennessee. Private Hughton voluntarily joined a small party that, under a heavy fire, captured a stockade and saved the bridge. General Orders: Date of Issue: March 27, 1900 Action Date: July 2, 1863 Service: Army Rank: Private Company: Company D; Division: 104th Illinois Infantry
1910 Census1910Christopher, King Co., WA, USA, age 68, house carpenter
DeathFeb 25, 1917Orting, Pierce Co., WA, USA, age 75
Burial1917Washington Soldiers Home Cemetery (U.S. Soldiers Home Cemetery) (Old Soldiers Home Cemetery), Orting, Pierce Co., WA, USA, Pvt Co D 104th IL Inf;
T18N R5E Section 6
Lat: 47° 04' 50"N, Lon: 122° 13' 29"W;

Family: Mrs. Emma L. Roberts b. Mar 1847

George Lampton Houghton married Mrs. Emma L. Roberts in Jul 20, 1898 at Woodstock, MN, USA, mar 2 y in 1900 census; mar 9 y in 1910 census; her 2nd mar.
Father*Rufus Houghton b. 7 Jun 1791, d. 9 Sep 1865
Mother*Lucy Abel b. 28 Dec 1808, d. 25 Aug 1890

Lydia T. Houghton

F, #8869, b. 5 May 1844, d. 9 January 1880

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BirthMay 5, 1844Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada West, age 7 in 1850 census; age 16 in 1860 census
1860 Census1860Brookfield, Cook Co., IL, USA, with John and Rebecca Davis
MarriageNov 17, 1861La Salle Co., IL, USA, Book C, p. 1671
DeathJan 9, 1880Leroy, KS, USA

Family: John Adams Cole d. 27 Dec 1885

Lydia T. Houghton married John Adams Cole in Nov 17, 1861 at La Salle Co., IL, USA, Book C, p. 1671.
Father*Rufus Houghton b. 7 Jun 1791, d. 9 Sep 1865
Mother*Lucy Abel b. 28 Dec 1808, d. 25 Aug 1890

Merritt Dana Houghton

M, #8870, b. 31 May 1846, d. 1918

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BirthMay 31, 1846MI, USA, age 4 in 1850 census; age 14 in 1860 census; age 24 in 1870 census; age 33 in 1880 census; Jul 1853, age 46 in 1900 census; age 63 in 1910 census
1870 Census1870Waltham, LaSalle Co., IL, USA, age 24, a school teacher, with David and Jane Gammell family
Marriagecirca 1875mar 25 years in 1900 census
1880 Census1880Rawlins, Carbon Co., MI, USA, age 33, a photographist
1900 Census1900Laramie, Albany Co., WY, USA, age 46, draftsman
1910 Census1910Mead, Spokane Co., WA, USA, age 63, illustrative artist
Death1918
NotableAmerican painter

Family: Frances (?) b. May 1850

Merritt Dana Houghton married Frances (?) in circa 1875 mar 25 years in 1900 census.
Father*Rufus Houghton b. 7 Jun 1791, d. 9 Sep 1865
Mother*Lucy Abel b. 28 Dec 1808, d. 25 Aug 1890

Julia E. Houghton

F, #8871, b. 12 December 1849

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BirthDec 12, 1849MI, USA, age 5/12 in 1850 census; age 12 in 1860 census; age 20 in 1870 census; age 30 in 1880 census
1870 Census1870Waltham, LaSalle Co., IL, USA, age 20, a school teacher with Charles and Lucy Bennett family
Marriage

Family: Capt. William F. Dunn b. 21 Oct 1828

Julia E. Houghton married Capt. William F. Dunn.
Father*Rufus Houghton b. 7 Jun 1791, d. 9 Sep 1865
Mother*Lucy Abel b. 28 Dec 1808, d. 25 Aug 1890

John Wallace

M, #8872

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Marriage

Family: Maria Houghton b. 12 Feb 1820

John Wallace married Maria Houghton, daughter of Rufus Houghton and Anna Nickerson.

Alexander Wallace

M, #8873

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Father*John Wallace
Mother*Maria Houghton b. 12 Feb 1820

Joanna (?)

F, #8874, d. before 1880

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BirthScotland
Marriage
Deathbefore 1880husband a widower in 1880 census; not with him in 1870 census

Family: Elihu Houghton b. 28 Dec 1824

Joanna (?) married Elihu Houghton, son of Rufus Houghton and Anna Nickerson.

James Houghton

M, #8875, b. circa 1864

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Birthcirca 1864Canada West, age 7 in 1870 census; age 16 in 1880 census
Father*Elihu Houghton b. 28 Dec 1824
Mother*Joanna (?) d. b 1880

Anna Marie Houghton

F, #8876, b. between 1858 and June 1864

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Birthbetween 1858 and Jun, 1864Canada, age 12 in 1870 census; age 21 in 1880 census; Jun 1864, age 35 in 1900 census; age 56 in 1920 census
MarriageFeb 19, 1888La Salle Co., IL, USA, Lic. 3649, Book 2, p. 203
1900 Census1900Manlius, LaSalle Co., IL, USA, age 35, widow, keeping boarders; 1 child born, 1 living
1920 Census1920Salt Lake, UT, USA, age 56, widow, restaurant manager

Family: William Lewis Israel d. b 1900

Anna Marie Houghton married William Lewis Israel in Feb 19, 1888 at La Salle Co., IL, USA, Lic. 3649, Book 2, p. 203.
Father*Elihu Houghton b. 28 Dec 1824
Mother*Joanna (?) d. b 1880

Isabella Houghton

F, #8877, b. circa 1862

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Birthcirca 1862Canada, age 8 in 1870 census; age 18 in1880 census
Marriage

Family: F. Adams

Isabella Houghton married F. Adams.
Father*Elihu Houghton b. 28 Dec 1824
Mother*Joanna (?) d. b 1880

F. Adams

M, #8878

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Marriage

Family: Isabella Houghton b. c 1862

F. Adams married Isabella Houghton, daughter of Elihu Houghton and Joanna (?).

Martha Ramsey Sharpe

F, #8879, b. 10 September 1846, d. 8 January 1915

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BirthSep 10, 1846SC, USA, age 34 in 1880 census
Marriage1875Dallas, TX, USA
1880 Census1880Precinct 7, Dallas Co., TX, USA, and brother William A. Shayse, 24, SC and father Elam Shayse, 58, SC
DeathJan 8, 1915

Family: Edward Houghton b. 11 Sep 1832, d. 26 Nov 1879

Martha Ramsey Sharpe married Edward Houghton, son of Rufus Houghton and Lucy Abel, in 1875 at Dallas, TX, USA.

Frances Henrietta Houghton

F, #8880, b. 30 August 1876

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BirthAug 30, 1876Dallas, TX, USA, age 3 in 880 census
1880 Census1880Precinct 7, Dallas Co., TX, USA, and brother William A. Shayse, 24, SC and father Elam Shayse, 58, SC
Marriage

Family: George Willard Moore

Frances Henrietta Houghton married George Willard Moore.
Father*Edward Houghton b. 11 Sep 1832, d. 26 Nov 1879
Mother*Martha Ramsey Sharpe b. 10 Sep 1846, d. 8 Jan 1915