Robert Houghton

M, #1441, b. 28 March 1659, d. 7 November 1723

Biography

     Robert Houghton was born on Mar 28, 1659 in Dedham, Norfolk Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: 28, 1 mo. 1659 (Dedham records); JWH: 3,28,1658; Lancaster VRs: 1698; Cutter: March 28, 1658; Pope: 28 (1) 1659; MLM: Jan. 28, 1659; FWH: 1658. He married Esther Leppingwell in 1682 at Woburn/Lancaster, MA, USA, Burr & Gage: "He married Esther ---... She was probably Esther Lippenwell..."; Torrey, b. 1682, Woburn/Lancaster; Houghton: 1680; not in Lancaster VR. Robert Houghton died on Nov 7, 1723 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: 7 Nov. 1723, in his 65th year (gravestone at Lancaster); MLM: Nov. 17. He was buried at Old Common Burying Ground Cemetery, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 65 years.

Family

Esther Leppingwell b. 16 Sep 1657, d. 13 Jan 1740/41
Marriage*He married Esther Leppingwell in 1682 at Woburn/Lancaster, MA, USA, Burr & Gage: "He married Esther ---... She was probably Esther Lippenwell..."; Torrey, b. 1682, Woburn/Lancaster; Houghton: 1680; not in Lancaster VR. 
Children
Father*John Houghton b. 1624, d. 29 Apr 1684
Mother*Beatrix (?) d. 8 Jan 1720

Jonas Houghton

M, #1442, b. April 1663, d. 20 September 1723

Biography

     Jonas Houghton was born in Apr, 1663 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VRs, Burr & Gage: from gravestone dd calc; J.W. Houghton, Little, Cutter: 1660. He married Mary Burbeen in Feb 15, 1680/81 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Torrey: 16 Feb 1681, 1680/1; Woburn, Lancaster; Clemens: Woburn, MA. Jonas Houghton married Sarah (?) at Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Middlesex Probate; widow at his death; MLM: ca. 1720. Jonas Houghton died on Sep 20, 1723 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VRs: aged 60 years, 5 months;JWH: 9/26/1723. He was buried at Old Common BG Cemetery, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, gravestone: ae 60y 5m

Here lyes ye Body
of Mr Jonas
Houghton; Who
Died Sept. 20th, 1723
Aged 60 Years & 5 Mo.

Family 1

Mary Burbeen b. 2 Jul 1661, d. 31 Dec 1720
Marriage*He married Mary Burbeen in Feb 15, 1680/81 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Torrey: 16 Feb 1681, 1680/1; Woburn, Lancaster; Clemens: Woburn, MA. 
Children

Family 2

Sarah (?) d. a 1723
Marriage*Jonas Houghton married Sarah (?) at Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Middlesex Probate; widow at his death; MLM: ca. 1720. 
Father*John Houghton b. 1624, d. 29 Apr 1684
Mother*Beatrix (?) d. 8 Jan 1720

Mary Houghton

F, #1443, b. 22 March 1660/61, d. before 1721

Biography

     Mary Houghton was born on Mar 22, 1660/61 in Dedham, Norfolk Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: 28, 1 mo. 1659 (Dedham records); JWH & Cutter & Pope: 3,22,1661-2. She married John Harris Jr. at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 23 June 1698: JWH date for John Harris and Sarah Houghton; 1/wf; Torrey gives a Mary Houghton as wife of John Harris, but J.W. Houghton gives John Harris as husband of John Houghton the Immigrant's daughter Sarah (with 1698 date), and Mary as wife of Thomas Wilder; Torrey gives 1/wf Mary Houghton (1666-); while this is a different bd than John Houghton the Immigrant's daughter Mary, John Houghton's will of 1684 clearly gives his daughter as Mary Harris (see Burr & Gage, p. 383).
NEHGR, 105 & BT: John Harris had married Mary Houghton
NEHGR, 152: after 1684, prob. Lancaster. Mary Houghton died before 1721 Pope: alive at father's death in 1684, but not mentioned in division of mother's property in 1721; Savage: not in Thomas Wilder's 1716 will.

Family

John Harris Jr. b. Aug 1658, d. 16 May 1739
Marriage*She married John Harris Jr. at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 23 June 1698: JWH date for John Harris and Sarah Houghton; 1/wf; Torrey gives a Mary Houghton as wife of John Harris, but J.W. Houghton gives John Harris as husband of John Houghton the Immigrant's daughter Sarah (with 1698 date), and Mary as wife of Thomas Wilder; Torrey gives 1/wf Mary Houghton (1666-); while this is a different bd than John Houghton the Immigrant's daughter Mary, John Houghton's will of 1684 clearly gives his daughter as Mary Harris (see Burr & Gage, p. 383).
NEHGR, 105 & BT: John Harris had married Mary Houghton
NEHGR, 152: after 1684, prob. Lancaster. 
Children
Father*John Houghton b. 1624, d. 29 Apr 1684
Mother*Beatrix (?) d. 8 Jan 1720

Beatrix Houghton

F, #1444, b. 3 December 1665, d. after April 1725

Biography

     Beatrix Houghton was born on Dec 3, 1665 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 12, 3, 1665; NEGHR: 10/3/1665; Lancaster VR: 3 -10mo-1665; MLM: Oct. 3, 1665. She married John Pope in Sep 20, 1683 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 1704; Torrey: also 30 Sept. Beatrix Houghton died after Apr, 1725 at MA, USA, Torrey: 1700+.

Family

John Pope b. 1658, d. 1698
Marriage*She married John Pope in Sep 20, 1683 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 1704; Torrey: also 30 Sept. 
Children
Father*John Houghton b. 1624, d. 29 Apr 1684
Mother*Beatrix (?) d. 8 Jan 1720

Benjamin Houghton Sr

M, #1445, b. 25 May 1668, d. before 1721

Biography

     Benjamin Houghton Sr was born on May 25, 1668 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 5, 25, 1663; Cutter: (error) May 25, 1678; BT: gives 25 May 1668 as bd of John Houghton; MLM: May 23, 1668. He died before 1721 Listed as deceased in 1725 Agreement of Beatrix Houghton: "d. s.p."; Weis: Mx. Prob. 16: 264.
Father*John Houghton b. 1624, d. 29 Apr 1684
Mother*Beatrix (?) d. 8 Jan 1720

Sarah Houghton

F, #1446, b. 30 July 1672, d. before 1733

Biography

     Sarah Houghton was born on Jul 30, 1672 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VR: 30.5.72; BT, Savage, & Cutter: 30 Jul 1672 (5th month); Houghton: 7,30,1672. She married Daniel Goble Jr in Jul 23, 1698 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Not in Lancaster VRs; J.W. Houghton: 23 Jun 1698; gives John Harris (#1532) as spouse , m. 6,23, 1698 (Torrey, p. 346, gives her sister Mary Houghton as latter's wife)

Torrey, p. 306: Daniel Goble and Sarah (Houghton); no md; Lancaster/Hanover NJ

Boykiw: cites a deed executed on 20 Sept 1734, where the Goble children inherited Lancaster land from their mother, Sarah Goble, wife of Daniel Goble (Worcester District Deeds, Book 7, p. 259). Sarah Houghton died before 1733 at Hanover, Hunterdon (Morris), NJ, USA.

Family

Daniel Goble Jr b. 21 May 1669, d. b 1733
Marriage*She married Daniel Goble Jr in Jul 23, 1698 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Not in Lancaster VRs; J.W. Houghton: 23 Jun 1698; gives John Harris (#1532) as spouse , m. 6,23, 1698 (Torrey, p. 346, gives her sister Mary Houghton as latter's wife)

Torrey, p. 306: Daniel Goble and Sarah (Houghton); no md; Lancaster/Hanover NJ

Boykiw: cites a deed executed on 20 Sept 1734, where the Goble children inherited Lancaster land from their mother, Sarah Goble, wife of Daniel Goble (Worcester District Deeds, Book 7, p. 259). 
Children
Father*John Houghton b. 1624, d. 29 Apr 1684
Mother*Beatrix (?) d. 8 Jan 1720

Mary Farrar

F, #1447, b. 1648, d. 9 April 1724

Biography

     Mary Farrar was born in 1648 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, Nourse: 1650; Keizer: Lancashire, England. She married Justice John Houghton Jr & Sr, son of John Houghton and Beatrix (?), in Jan 22, 1671/72 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Torrey: 22 Jan 1671/72; Lancaster VRs: 22 11m 1671; JWH: 1,22,1671; Clemens: 10 May 1676; NEGHR: 11/22/1671; MLM: Nov. 22, 1671/2; Nourse, Early Rec.: 11.22.1671. Mary Farrar died on Apr 9, 1724 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VRs, 156: Apr. 9; p. 412, Gravestone: Apr 7; 76 yrs; Burr & Gage: Apr. 9. She was buried at Old Common Burying Ground Cemetery, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, "Here lies/buried ye body/of Mrs. Mary/Houghton ye/wife of John/Houghton Esquir/who died April/ye 7 th Ano Dm 1724/and in ye 76th year/of her age."

Family

Justice John Houghton Jr & Sr b. c 1650, d. 3 Feb 1736/37
Marriage*She married Justice John Houghton Jr & Sr, son of John Houghton and Beatrix (?), in Jan 22, 1671/72 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Torrey: 22 Jan 1671/72; Lancaster VRs: 22 11m 1671; JWH: 1,22,1671; Clemens: 10 May 1676; NEGHR: 11/22/1671; MLM: Nov. 22, 1671/2; Nourse, Early Rec.: 11.22.1671. 
Children
Father*Jacob Farrer Sr b. 21 Aug 1614, d. 14 Aug 1677
Mother*Ann (?) b. 1620

John Houghton Jr.

M, #1448, b. 13 February 1672, d. 5 April 1724

Biography

     John Houghton Jr. was born on Feb 13, 1672 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VRs, Burr & Gage; & Cutter: 13, 12 mo. 1672; NEGHR, MLM: 12/13/1672. He married Mary Prescott, daughter of John Prescott Jr., in Nov 20, 1698 at Concord, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, h/2; Mrs. Mary Goss, by Justice Minott; Torrey: Concord/Lancaster. John Houghton Jr. married Sarah Gulliver in Jan 7, 1719/20 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by Justice John Houghton. John Houghton Jr. died on Apr 5, 1724 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He was buried at Old Common Burying Ground Cemetery, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, "Here Lyes Buried | ye Body of Lieut. | John Houghton | who decd April | ye 5th 1724. | Aged 51Years."

Family 1

Mary Prescott b. 2 Feb 1669
Marriage*He married Mary Prescott, daughter of John Prescott Jr., in Nov 20, 1698 at Concord, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, h/2; Mrs. Mary Goss, by Justice Minott; Torrey: Concord/Lancaster. 

Family 2

Sarah Gulliver b. 26 Oct 1691
Marriage*John Houghton Jr. married Sarah Gulliver in Jan 7, 1719/20 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by Justice John Houghton. 
Children
Father*Justice John Houghton Jr & Sr b. c 1650, d. 3 Feb 1736/37
Mother*Mary Farrar b. 1648, d. 9 Apr 1724

Jacob Houghton

M, #1449, b. 17 April 1674, d. 12 July 1750

Biography

     Jacob Houghton was born on Apr 17, 1674 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VRs, p. 14, Burr & Gage: 17, 2 mo. 1674; Lancaster VR, p. 125: Jul 24, 1680, s. of John and Anna [sic] Houghton [Henry Houghton of Putney VT data]; MLM: Feb. 17, 1764; FWH:1675; MLM: "second son" in father's will. He married Rebecca Whitcomb in Feb 16, 1694 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, No source appears to give correct md; internet date used.
Lancaster VR , Keizer, JWH: Dec 16, 1704; C.A. Torrey:"b 1696 (m 1704 is wrong); Lancaster"; BT:"Probably, however, the year of their marriage 1704, in Miss Charlotte Whitcomb's "Whitcomb Family in America" is too late. It apparently rests on the data furnished the Lancaster town clerk in 1825 by Henry Houghton of Putney, Vt., which is erroneous."; CJV: Houghton lineage document by Josiah Flagg, Lancaster MA town clerk, dated Jan. 20, 1826, gives date Dec.1 6, 1704; but it also gives Jacob as born in July 24 1680 based on Henry Houghton data which was erroneous.
Lineage: 1695. Jacob Houghton died on Jul 12, 1750 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: "in his 77th year (Bolton records)"; BT, JWH: 1752; Bolton VR: 77 y.

Family

Rebecca Whitcomb b. 12 Nov 1671, d. 22 Oct 1752
Marriage*He married Rebecca Whitcomb in Feb 16, 1694 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, No source appears to give correct md; internet date used.
Lancaster VR , Keizer, JWH: Dec 16, 1704; C.A. Torrey:"b 1696 (m 1704 is wrong); Lancaster"; BT:"Probably, however, the year of their marriage 1704, in Miss Charlotte Whitcomb's "Whitcomb Family in America" is too late. It apparently rests on the data furnished the Lancaster town clerk in 1825 by Henry Houghton of Putney, Vt., which is erroneous."; CJV: Houghton lineage document by Josiah Flagg, Lancaster MA town clerk, dated Jan. 20, 1826, gives date Dec.1 6, 1704; but it also gives Jacob as born in July 24 1680 based on Henry Houghton data which was erroneous.
Lineage: 1695. 
Children
Father*Justice John Houghton Jr & Sr b. c 1650, d. 3 Feb 1736/37
Mother*Mary Farrar b. 1648, d. 9 Apr 1724

Henry Houghton

M, #1450, b. 23 February 1676, d. 17 December 1756

Biography

     Henry Houghton was born on Feb 23, 1676 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: 23 Feb. 1676 (Woburn Records); JWH, Cutter: 1675; MLM: Feb. 23, 1675. He married Abigail Barron, daughter of Lydia Prescott, in Jan 2, 1699/0 at Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Torrey, 1st wife; Bond: June 2, 1699-10 [sic]. Henry Houghton married Hannah West in Apr 23, 1712 at Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, BT, 6/27: married by Dr. Cotton Mather. Henry Houghton was in military service in between Jul, 1722 and Aug, 1722 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, for 1 week, 6 days. He was in military service in from Jun 3, 1725 to Nov 10, 1725 in muster roll of Capt. Josiah Willard's Comp. in Lovewell's War. They were married by Dr. Cotton Mather. He died on Dec 17, 1756 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Gravestone at Bolton: a. 90.9.11. He was buried at Old Bolton Cemetery, Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, ae 80y 9m 11d.

Family 1

Abigail Barron b. 30 Jul 1680, d. 1711
Marriage*He married Abigail Barron, daughter of Lydia Prescott, in Jan 2, 1699/0 at Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Torrey, 1st wife; Bond: June 2, 1699-10 [sic]. 
Children

Family 2

Hannah West b. 2 Jun 1682, d. 14 Feb 1747/48
Marriage*Henry Houghton married Hannah West in Apr 23, 1712 at Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, BT, 6/27: married by Dr. Cotton Mather. 
Children
Father*Justice John Houghton Jr & Sr b. c 1650, d. 3 Feb 1736/37
Mother*Mary Farrar b. 1648, d. 9 Apr 1724

Joseph Houghton

M, #1451, b. 26 February 1677/78, d. before July 1718

Biography

     Joseph Houghton was born on Feb 26, 1677/78 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, twin of Benjamin. He married Isabella Houghton, daughter of Robert Houghton and Esther Leppingwell, 1st cousins. Joseph Houghton died before Jul, 1718 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Wife was admx. of estate on July 8, 1718 and widow at baptism of children on Nov. 9, 1718.

Family

Isabella Houghton b. 6 Jun 1687
Marriage*He married Isabella Houghton, daughter of Robert Houghton and Esther Leppingwell, 1st cousins. 
Children
Father*Justice John Houghton Jr & Sr b. c 1650, d. 3 Feb 1736/37
Mother*Mary Farrar b. 1648, d. 9 Apr 1724

Benjamin Houghton

M, #1452, b. 26 February 1678, d. between March 1746 and November 1746

Biography

     Benjamin Houghton was born on Feb 26, 1678 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VRs: 1678 only, no bp. He died between Mar, 1746 and Nov, 1746 Burr & Gage: "In the division of the estate of his brother, William (3) Houghton, in 1746, no mention was made of Benjamin, although every other brother and sister and the heirs of deceased brothers and sisters were included in the distribution. No conveyance by Benjamin of his share is recorded, and the division was in equal. It is therefore fairly certain that Benjamin had died s.p. before 1746."; CJV: Probate of William dated Nov. 1746. But he is mentioned in Mar 1746 of his father John.
Father*Justice John Houghton Jr & Sr b. c 1650, d. 3 Feb 1736/37
Mother*Mary Farrar b. 1648, d. 9 Apr 1724

Mary Houghton

F, #1453, b. 7 February 1680, d. 1 April 1752

Biography

     Mary Houghton was born on Feb 7, 1680 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, JWH & Cutter: 6/18/1668; MLM: Feb. 17, 1680. She married William Sawyer Sr., son of Capt. Thomas Sawyer Jr, in circa 1702 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: (Worchester Deeds, lib. 3, p.126);Lancaster VR, 1890: Marriage, about 1702; was 1700 per Cutter; married before 1711 when they joined the church; Sawyer: c 1700. Mary Houghton died on Apr 1, 1752 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Bolton: age 72.

Family

William Sawyer Sr. b. 2 Feb 1679/80, d. 3 Feb 1740/41
Marriage*She married William Sawyer Sr., son of Capt. Thomas Sawyer Jr, in circa 1702 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: (Worchester Deeds, lib. 3, p.126);Lancaster VR, 1890: Marriage, about 1702; was 1700 per Cutter; married before 1711 when they joined the church; Sawyer: c 1700. 
Children
Father*Justice John Houghton Jr & Sr b. c 1650, d. 3 Feb 1736/37
Mother*Mary Farrar b. 1648, d. 9 Apr 1724

Mercy Houghton

F, #1454, b. 15 March 1681/82, d. 7 January 1733/34

Biography

     Mercy Houghton was born on Mar 15, 1681/82 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Burr: Lancaster records [CJV: not in VRs]. She married Ebenezer Wilder, son of John Wilder and Hannah Atherton. Mercy Houghton died on Jan 7, 1733/34 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family

Ebenezer Wilder b. 23 Jun 1683, d. 25 Dec 1745
Marriage*She married Ebenezer Wilder, son of John Wilder and Hannah Atherton
Children
Father*Justice John Houghton Jr & Sr b. c 1650, d. 3 Feb 1736/37
Mother*Mary Farrar b. 1648, d. 9 Apr 1724

Anna Houghton

F, #1455, b. 8 May 1684, d. 3 April 1751

Biography

     Anna Houghton was born on May 8, 1684 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: 7 May 1684. She married John Priest Burr & Gage: Worcester Deeds, lib. 4, p. 467; MLM: c. 1706. Anna Houghton died on Apr 3, 1751 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: in her 67th year (gravestone at Lancaster); Lancaster VRs: age 66. She was buried at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family

John Priest b. 1 Nov 1681, d. 29 Sep 1756
Marriage*She married John Priest Burr & Gage: Worcester Deeds, lib. 4, p. 467; MLM: c. 1706. 
Children
Father*Justice John Houghton Jr & Sr b. c 1650, d. 3 Feb 1736/37
Mother*Mary Farrar b. 1648, d. 9 Apr 1724

Lieut. Jonathan Houghton

M, #1456, b. 20 February 1685, d. 8 April 1737

Biography

     Lieut. Jonathan Houghton was born on Feb 20, 1685 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 2, 20, 1885 [typo]. He married Thankful White in Nov 6, 1712 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Lieut. Jonathan Houghton died on Apr 8, 1737 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 4,3,1737.

Family

Thankful White b. 27 Mar 1689, d. c 20 Sep 1739
Marriage*He married Thankful White in Nov 6, 1712 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children
Father*Justice John Houghton Jr & Sr b. c 1650, d. 3 Feb 1736/37
Mother*Mary Farrar b. 1648, d. 9 Apr 1724

Hepsibeth Houghton

F, #1457, d. 1742/43

Biography

     Hepsibeth Houghton was born CJV: b, 1696, given before brother William in Burr & Gage; MLM: ca. 1790 (typo for 1690.) She married Joseph Brabrook in 1715 at MA, USA, Worcester Deeds, lib. 9, p. 167. Hepsibeth Houghton died in 1742/43.

Family

Joseph Brabrook d. 1742/43
Marriage*She married Joseph Brabrook in 1715 at MA, USA, Worcester Deeds, lib. 9, p. 167. 
Children
Father*Justice John Houghton Jr & Sr b. c 1650, d. 3 Feb 1736/37
Mother*Mary Farrar b. 1648, d. 9 Apr 1724

Rebekah Houghton

F, #1458, b. circa 1709

Biography

     Rebekah Houghton was born circa 1709 CJV estimated date; Burr & Gage: "oldest daughter"; MLM: 1714. She married Deacon Joseph Moore in Nov 17, 1726 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by John Houghton.

Family

Deacon Joseph Moore b. 1702
Marriage*She married Deacon Joseph Moore in Nov 17, 1726 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by John Houghton. 
Children
Father*Jacob Houghton b. 17 Apr 1674, d. 12 Jul 1750
Mother*Rebecca Whitcomb b. 12 Nov 1671, d. 22 Oct 1752
     Rebekah Houghton was baptized on Jul 13, 1718 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

William Houghton

M, #1459, b. 26 April 1696, d. 15 July 1743

Biography

     William Houghton was born on Apr 26, 1696 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, not in Lancaster VRs; JWH, MLM, & Cutter: 1695; bd=ddcalc. He married Experience Houghton, daughter of James Houghton Sr. and Mary (?), in Jun 4, 1724 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Prentice. William Houghton died on Jul 15, 1743 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH, MLM (and above) : 7, 15,1745; Burr & Lancaster VRs: ae 48.2.20. He was buried at Old Common Burying Ground Cemetery, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, "As you are so were we; As we are so you will be"; ae 48.2m.20d.

Family

Experience Houghton b. c 1700, d. 3 Jun 1787
Marriage*He married Experience Houghton, daughter of James Houghton Sr. and Mary (?), in Jun 4, 1724 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Prentice. 
Father*Justice John Houghton Jr & Sr b. c 1650, d. 3 Feb 1736/37
Mother*Mary Farrar b. 1648, d. 9 Apr 1724

Esther Leppingwell

F, #1460, b. 16 September 1657, d. 13 January 1740/41

Biography

     Esther Leppingwell was born on Sep 16, 1657 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: "She was probably Esther Lippenwell, who was born in May 1658, daughter of Michel and Isabel Lippenwell."; Torrey: 1658; BT: May 16, 1657
BT, 1933: May 16, 1659; MLM: May, 1657/8. She married Robert Houghton, son of John Houghton and Beatrix (?), in 1682 at Woburn/Lancaster, MA, USA, Burr & Gage: "He married Esther ---... She was probably Esther Lippenwell..."; Torrey, b. 1682, Woburn/Lancaster; Houghton: 1680; not in Lancaster VR. Esther Leppingwell died on Jan 13, 1740/41 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, in 82nd year. She was buried at Old Common BG Cemetery, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 82th year.

Family

Robert Houghton b. 28 Mar 1659, d. 7 Nov 1723
Marriage*She married Robert Houghton, son of John Houghton and Beatrix (?), in 1682 at Woburn/Lancaster, MA, USA, Burr & Gage: "He married Esther ---... She was probably Esther Lippenwell..."; Torrey, b. 1682, Woburn/Lancaster; Houghton: 1680; not in Lancaster VR. 
Children
     Esther Leppingwell was baptized on Aug 30, 1724 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, "the antient widow Esther Houghton."

Hannah Houghton

F, #1461, b. 2 November 1683, d. 8 January 1737/38

Biography

     Hannah Houghton was born on Nov 2, 1683 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 11, 12, 1683. She died on Jan 8, 1737/38 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Robert Houghton b. 28 Mar 1659, d. 7 Nov 1723
Mother*Esther Leppingwell b. 16 Sep 1657, d. 13 Jan 1740/41

Beatrix Houghton

F, #1462, b. 3 September 1685, d. 12 January 1725

Biography

     Beatrix Houghton was born on Sep 3, 1685 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Dec. 3, 1685 (error); on p. 13, correct bd. She married Joseph White in Aug 31, 1711 at Boxford, Essex Co., MA, USA, Joseph White and Beatrix Holton; JWH: Beatrix Houghton and Joseph White. Beatrix Houghton died on Jan 12, 1725.

Family

Joseph White b. 1689, d. 1750
Marriage*She married Joseph White in Aug 31, 1711 at Boxford, Essex Co., MA, USA, Joseph White and Beatrix Holton; JWH: Beatrix Houghton and Joseph White. 
Children
Father*Robert Houghton b. 28 Mar 1659, d. 7 Nov 1723
Mother*Esther Leppingwell b. 16 Sep 1657, d. 13 Jan 1740/41
     Beatrix Houghton was baptized on Feb 12, 1710/11 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Isabel Houghton

F, #1463, b. 6 August 1682, d. before 1687

Biography

     Isabel Houghton was born on Aug 6, 1682 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Weis: Woburn, MA. She died before 1687 Burr & Gage: "probably d. young."; CJV: before birth of sister Isbella.
Father*Robert Houghton b. 28 Mar 1659, d. 7 Nov 1723
Mother*Esther Leppingwell b. 16 Sep 1657, d. 13 Jan 1740/41

Abigail Houghton

F, #1464, b. 18 April 1689, d. 20 November 1753

Biography

     Abigail Houghton was born on Apr 18, 1689 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Amos Sawyer, son of Nathaniel Sawyer and Mary Houghton?, in May 14, 1719 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by John Houghton. Abigail Houghton died on Nov 20, 1753 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: aged 65 years, 7 months, 13 days. She was buried at Old Settlers' BF Cemetery, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family

Amos Sawyer b. 20 Jun 1693, d. 20 Nov 1753
Marriage*She married Amos Sawyer, son of Nathaniel Sawyer and Mary Houghton?, in May 14, 1719 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by John Houghton. 
Children
Father*Robert Houghton b. 28 Mar 1659, d. 7 Nov 1723
Mother*Esther Leppingwell b. 16 Sep 1657, d. 13 Jan 1740/41
     Abigail Houghton was baptized on Nov 28, 1708 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Eleazer Houghton

M, #1465, b. 1691, d. 20 February 1790

Biography

     Eleazer Houghton was born in 1691 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, dd calc; Middlesex Co. Probate: "third son"; JWH: 1690; Brandt: June 6, 1690/91. He married Elisabeth Divoll in Mar 11, 1718/19 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by Justice John Houghton; Burr & Gage: Worcester Deeds, lib. 1, p. 173. Eleazer Houghton died on Feb 20, 1790 at Lunenburg, Worcester Co., MA, USA, GS: age 99. He was and Elisabeth Divoll were buried at South Lunenburg Cemetery, Lunenburg, Worcester Co., MA, USA, GS: "They were born in Lancaster, and moved to Lunenburg in 1726. They lived together a married life 69 years and upward. He lived a peaceful and pious life, and never had a lawsuit in his life. By this you see we are but dust; Prepare for death and follow us."

Family

Elisabeth Divoll b. 1693, d. 27 Jan 1785
Marriage*He married Elisabeth Divoll in Mar 11, 1718/19 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by Justice John Houghton; Burr & Gage: Worcester Deeds, lib. 1, p. 173. 
Children
Father*Robert Houghton b. 28 Mar 1659, d. 7 Nov 1723
Mother*Esther Leppingwell b. 16 Sep 1657, d. 13 Jan 1740/41
     Eleazer Houghton was baptized on Aug 3, 1718 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Robert Houghton Jr

M, #1466, b. circa 1688, d. before May 1718

Biography

     Robert Houghton Jr was born circa 1688 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Middlesex Co. Probate: "eldest son" ; NEHGR & JWH: 1691; Burr & Gage, Weis: ca. 1692. He married Deborah Wilder, daughter of John Wilder and Hannah Atherton, BT, LWL: questions marriage of D. Wilder and Robert Houghton; CJV: probate records verify marriage. Robert Houghton Jr died before May, 1718 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Wife a widow in May 1718; MLM, Burr & Gage: 1718.

Family

Deborah Wilder b. 1692, d. 7 Nov 1763
Marriage*He married Deborah Wilder, daughter of John Wilder and Hannah Atherton, BT, LWL: questions marriage of D. Wilder and Robert Houghton; CJV: probate records verify marriage. 
Children
Father*Robert Houghton b. 28 Mar 1659, d. 7 Nov 1723
Mother*Esther Leppingwell b. 16 Sep 1657, d. 13 Jan 1740/41

Gershom Houghton

M, #1467, b. 1691

Biography

     Gershom Houghton was born in 1691 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VRs, p. 453: 1691, son of "Joseph and Jane Houghton" [CJV: this would be 2 years before parent's md]
"Nourse says of the information in his Appendix; i.e., pages 451-453 "The following lists of Marriages and Births in Lancaster families, not found in preceding pages, being mostly of dates when town, county and church registers fail us, are supplementary to those of Deaths and Marriages on pages 19 and 20. They have been made up from sundry sources supposed reliable." Guess the emphasis should be on supposed.

Ebenezer Houghton

M, #1468, b. 1699, d. 13 October 1723

Biography

     Ebenezer Houghton was born in 1699 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, dd calc; Middlesex Co. Probate: "sixth son"; BT, JWH: 2/3/1693; GS: 24th year; Burr & Gage, Weis: in 1700, gravestone; MLM: 1700. He married Mary Priest, daughter of John Priest and Anna Houghton, in Mar 23, 1720/21 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Houghton; MLM: Mar. 23, 1721/2. Ebenezer Houghton died on Oct 13, 1723 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He was buried at Old Common BG Cemetery, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 24th year.

Family

Mary Priest b. 12 Sep 1708
Marriage*He married Mary Priest, daughter of John Priest and Anna Houghton, in Mar 23, 1720/21 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Houghton; MLM: Mar. 23, 1721/2. 
Child
Father*Robert Houghton b. 28 Mar 1659, d. 7 Nov 1723
Mother*Esther Leppingwell b. 16 Sep 1657, d. 13 Jan 1740/41
     Ebenezer Houghton was baptized on Aug 3, 1718 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Martha Houghton

F, #1469, b. 3 February 1692/93

Biography

     Martha Houghton was born on Feb 3, 1692/93 in MA, USA, JWH: gives 2,3 1793 (typo error for 1693), same bd as brother Ebenezer.

Joshua Houghton

M, #1470, b. 1695, d. between 4 March 1777 and 1779

Biography

     Joshua Houghton was born in 1695 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Middlesex Co. Probate: "fifth son"; Lancaster VRs: 1695 only; JWH: 6, 30, 1695. He married Elizabeth Bennett in Apr 8, 1719 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Joshua Houghton married Elisabeth Garfield in Nov 27, 1746 and was documented at Shrewsbury, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Joshua Houghton of Lancaster and Elisabeth Garfield; JWH and MLM give Joshua Jr as Husband. Joshua Houghton died between Mar 4, 1777 and 1779 at Worcester Co., MA, USA, FWH: Jan. 13, 1740, Lancaster; Burr & Gage: bef. 1775.

Family 1

Elizabeth Bennett b. 9 Nov 1699, d. 2 Apr 1746
Marriage*He married Elizabeth Bennett in Apr 8, 1719 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Family 2

Elisabeth Garfield
Marriage*Joshua Houghton married Elisabeth Garfield in Nov 27, 1746 and was documented at Shrewsbury, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Joshua Houghton of Lancaster and Elisabeth Garfield; JWH and MLM give Joshua Jr as Husband. 

Family 3

Child
Father*Robert Houghton b. 28 Mar 1659, d. 7 Nov 1723
Mother*Esther Leppingwell b. 16 Sep 1657, d. 13 Jan 1740/41
     Joshua Houghton was baptized on Jul 13, 1718 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, and owned the covenant.