Damaris Priest

F, #1561, b. 21 April 1710

Biography

     Damaris Priest married Joseph Whitcomb in Jan 20, 1724/25 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family

Joseph Whitcomb b. c 1700
Marriage*She married Joseph Whitcomb in Jan 20, 1724/25 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Child
Father*John Priest b. 1 Nov 1681, d. 29 Sep 1756
Mother*Anna Houghton b. 8 May 1684, d. 3 Apr 1751
     Damaris Priest was baptized on Apr 21, 1710.

Rachael Priest

F, #1562, b. 20 December 1713
Father*John Priest b. 1 Nov 1681, d. 29 Sep 1756
Mother*Anna Houghton b. 8 May 1684, d. 3 Apr 1751
     Rachael Priest was baptized on Dec 20, 1713.

Hepzibah Priest

F, #1563, b. 8 April 1716, d. 24 January 1796

Biography

     Hepzibah Priest married John Houghton, son of Jacob Houghton and Rebecca Whitcomb, in Nov 13, 1735 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Wilder; JWH: 1,13,1735. Hepzibah Priest married Simon Whitcomb Jr, son of Simon Whitcomb and Thankful Houghton, in Sep 13, 1780 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Hepzibah Priest died on Jan 24, 1796 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, VR Bolton, p. 229: death, Whitcomb, Hepzabah, w. Simon, formerly w. John
Houghton, Jan 24, 1796, a. 79. G.S.3.
She was buried at Old Bolton Cemetery, Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 79.

Family

John Houghton b. 1712, d. 23 Oct 1769
Marriage*She married John Houghton, son of Jacob Houghton and Rebecca Whitcomb, in Nov 13, 1735 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Wilder; JWH: 1,13,1735. 
Children
Father*John Priest b. 1 Nov 1681, d. 29 Sep 1756
Mother*Anna Houghton b. 8 May 1684, d. 3 Apr 1751
     Hepzibah Priest was baptized on Apr 8, 1716 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Jonathan Priest

M, #1564, b. 9 November 1718

Biography

     Jonathan Priest died died young.
Father*John Priest b. 1 Nov 1681, d. 29 Sep 1756
Mother*Anna Houghton b. 8 May 1684, d. 3 Apr 1751
     Jonathan Priest was baptized on Nov 9, 1718.

Mariah Priest

F, #1565, b. 30 July 1721, d. 13 June 1754

Biography

     Mariah Priest married Ens. Oliver Stone in Nov 29, 1739 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Mariah Priest died on Jun 13, 1754 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family

Ens. Oliver Stone b. 20 Jan 1719/20, d. 10 Jan 1761
Marriage*She married Ens. Oliver Stone in Nov 29, 1739 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children
Father*John Priest b. 1 Nov 1681, d. 29 Sep 1756
Mother*Anna Houghton b. 8 May 1684, d. 3 Apr 1751
     Mariah Priest was baptized on Jul 30, 1721.

Jonathan Priest

M, #1566, b. circa September 1725, d. 23 April 1738

Biography

     Jonathan Priest was born circa Sep, 1725 d. aged 12 y, 7m. He died on Apr 23, 1738 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: gravestone at Lancaster. He was buried at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*John Priest b. 1 Nov 1681, d. 29 Sep 1756
Mother*Anna Houghton b. 8 May 1684, d. 3 Apr 1751

Thankful White

F, #1567, b. 27 March 1689, d. circa 20 September 1739

Biography

     Thankful White was born on Mar 27, 1689 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Lieut. Jonathan Houghton, son of Justice John Houghton Jr & Sr and Mary Farrar, in Nov 6, 1712 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Thankful White died circa Sep 20, 1739 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family

Lieut. Jonathan Houghton b. 20 Feb 1685, d. 8 Apr 1737
Marriage*She married Lieut. Jonathan Houghton, son of Justice John Houghton Jr & Sr and Mary Farrar, in Nov 6, 1712 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Thankful Houghton

F, #1568, b. 3 March 1713/14

Biography

     Thankful Houghton was born on Mar 3, 1713/14 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Simon Whitcomb in Jul 12, 1733 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Wilder.

Family

Simon Whitcomb b. 12 Jul 1712
Marriage*Thankful Houghton married Simon Whitcomb in Jul 12, 1733 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Wilder. 
Children
Father*Lieut. Jonathan Houghton b. 20 Feb 1685, d. 8 Apr 1737
Mother*Thankful White b. 27 Mar 1689, d. c 20 Sep 1739

Mary Houghton

F, #1569, b. 19 September 1715

Biography

     Mary Houghton was born on Sep 19, 1715 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Capt. Nathaniel Sawyer Jr., son of Nathaniel Sawyer and Mary Houghton?, in Mar 19, 1734/35 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Wilder.

Family

Capt. Nathaniel Sawyer Jr. b. 6 May 1716, d. 1805
Marriage*Mary Houghton married Capt. Nathaniel Sawyer Jr., son of Nathaniel Sawyer and Mary Houghton?, in Mar 19, 1734/35 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Wilder. 
Children
Father*Lieut. Jonathan Houghton b. 20 Feb 1685, d. 8 Apr 1737
Mother*Thankful White b. 27 Mar 1689, d. c 20 Sep 1739

Keziah Houghton

F, #1570, b. 31 May 1717, d. before 1763

Biography

     Keziah Houghton was born on May 31, 1717 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Samuel Snow in May 12, 1748 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Keziah Houghton died before 1763 S. Snow remarried.

Family

Samuel Snow b. c 1717
Marriage*She married Samuel Snow in May 12, 1748 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children
Father*Lieut. Jonathan Houghton b. 20 Feb 1685, d. 8 Apr 1737
Mother*Thankful White b. 27 Mar 1689, d. c 20 Sep 1739

Lieut. Jonathan Houghton

M, #1571, b. 28 March 1719, d. 1808?

Biography

     Lieut. Jonathan Houghton was born on Mar 28, 1719 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He was in military service in 1740 Jonathan served as 2nd Lieutenant in a battalion of 500 men raised in Massachusetts to join the expedition Vice-Admiral Vernon against Carthagena. He married Sarah Houghton, daughter of James Houghton Jr. & Sr. and Sarah (?), in Feb 4, 1746/47 JWH:p. 308, Feb 22, 1741/2; p. 311, 3,4,1742; A.L. White: marriage Feb 4, 1739/0; MLM: Feb. 4, 1745/46. Lieut. Jonathan Houghton was in military service in between 1755 and 1756 in Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, MLM, Nourse: Served under Capt. Joseph Whitcomb from March to end of the year, 1755; also in 1756, enlisting from Leominster. The Lancaster men were ill clad, often insufficiently provisioned and suffered much from the rigors of the climate in their Canadian barracks at Ft. Cumberland (near Bay of Fundy)

CJV:There was another Jonathan, from Lancaster, who married Mary Houghton, also from Lancaster. They married on Jan. 20, 1725. Record from the Vital Records of Lancaster, MA to 1850.
The Jonathan Houghton who was the Lt. is shown as being from Lancaster. He served 7/14/40-42 under Capt. John Prescott, and went on an expedition to the West Indies.
There are two other entries for Jonathans in the military:
Pvt. Jonathan from Leominster, 2/15/55-11/25/55, under John Spafford
Pvt. Jonathan from Lancaster, 9/15/55-11/30/55 (died), under Samuel Flint.
These military records are from on-line databases entitled "Massachusetts Soldiers in the Colonial Wars". Cannot tell who is who from the above entries. He died in 1808? At Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, only MLM gives this date.

Family

Sarah Houghton b. 24 May 1723
Marriage*He married Sarah Houghton, daughter of James Houghton Jr. & Sr. and Sarah (?), in Feb 4, 1746/47 JWH:p. 308, Feb 22, 1741/2; p. 311, 3,4,1742; A.L. White: marriage Feb 4, 1739/0; MLM: Feb. 4, 1745/46. 
Children
Father*Lieut. Jonathan Houghton b. 20 Feb 1685, d. 8 Apr 1737
Mother*Thankful White b. 27 Mar 1689, d. c 20 Sep 1739
     Lieut. Jonathan Houghton was baptized on May 3, 1719 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Azubah Houghton

F, #1572, b. 20 November 1720

Biography

     Azubah Houghton was born on Nov 20, 1720 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 11,29, 1720. She married Israel Whitcomb in May 8, 1738 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by Collonal Willard; Houghton: 5,2, 1738. Israel; Burr: Isaiah Whitcomb. Azubah Houghton died at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family

Israel Whitcomb b. 22 Apr 1716, d. c 1795
Marriage*She married Israel Whitcomb in May 8, 1738 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by Collonal Willard; Houghton: 5,2, 1738. Israel; Burr: Isaiah Whitcomb. 
Children
Father*Lieut. Jonathan Houghton b. 20 Feb 1685, d. 8 Apr 1737
Mother*Thankful White b. 27 Mar 1689, d. c 20 Sep 1739
     Azubah Houghton was baptized on Jan 8, 1720/21 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Pyrha Houghton

F, #1573, b. 17 August 1721

Biography

     Pyrha Houghton was born on Aug 17, 1721 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, not in Lancaster VRs.

Rufus Houghton

M, #1574, b. 9 November 1722, d. circa 1759

Biography

     Rufus Houghton was born on Nov 9, 1722 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He married Abigail Moore in Apr 26, 1750 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Rufus Houghton was in military service in between 1756 and 1757 He served in Col. Oliver Wilder's command in the invasionof Canada, 1756, at Lake George, aged 35, from Leominster, and in the foot company of Thomas Wilder of Leominster, 1757. He died circa 1759 at Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family

Abigail Moore b. 12 Aug 1728, d. 1761
Marriage*He married Abigail Moore in Apr 26, 1750 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children
Father*Lieut. Jonathan Houghton b. 20 Feb 1685, d. 8 Apr 1737
Mother*Thankful White b. 27 Mar 1689, d. c 20 Sep 1739
     Rufus Houghton was baptized on Dec 23, 1722 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Achsa Houghton

F, #1575, b. 16 January 1724/25, d. circa 1809

Biography

     Achsa Houghton was born on Jan 16, 1724/25 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Ephraim Fairbank Esq., son of Deacon Jabez Fairbank Jr and Hephzibah Sawyer, in 1745. Achsa Houghton died circa 1809 at Berlin, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family

Ephraim Fairbank Esq. b. 1724, d. 18 Nov 1799
Marriage*She married Ephraim Fairbank Esq., son of Deacon Jabez Fairbank Jr and Hephzibah Sawyer, in 1745. 
Children
Father*Lieut. Jonathan Houghton b. 20 Feb 1685, d. 8 Apr 1737
Mother*Thankful White b. 27 Mar 1689, d. c 20 Sep 1739
     Achsa Houghton was baptized on Mar 14, 1724/25 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Ephah Houghton

F, #1576, b. 26 June 1727, d. 27 September 1729

Biography

     Ephah Houghton was born on Jun 26, 1727 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, White: June 16. She died on Sep 27, 1729 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, White: 1728; Gravestone: ae 2.3. She was buried at Old Common BG Cemetery, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, aged 2 years & 3 M.
Father*Lieut. Jonathan Houghton b. 20 Feb 1685, d. 8 Apr 1737
Mother*Thankful White b. 27 Mar 1689, d. c 20 Sep 1739
     Ephah Houghton was baptized on Aug 6, 1727 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: error Aug. 5.

Zeresh Houghton

F, #1577, b. 18 February 1728/29

Biography

     Zeresh Houghton was born on Feb 18, 1728/29 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 2,16, 1728. She married Samuel Moore in Aug 19, 1747 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family

Samuel Moore b. 29 Mar 1726
Marriage*She married Samuel Moore in Aug 19, 1747 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children
Father*Lieut. Jonathan Houghton b. 20 Feb 1685, d. 8 Apr 1737
Mother*Thankful White b. 27 Mar 1689, d. c 20 Sep 1739
     Zeresh Houghton was baptized on Mar 23, 1728/29 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Simon Whitcomb

M, #1578, b. 12 July 1712

Biography

     Simon Whitcomb was born on Jul 12, 1712 in Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He married Thankful Houghton, daughter of Lieut. Jonathan Houghton and Thankful White, in Jul 12, 1733 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Wilder.

Family

Thankful Houghton b. 3 Mar 1713/14
Marriage*He married Thankful Houghton, daughter of Lieut. Jonathan Houghton and Thankful White, in Jul 12, 1733 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Wilder. 
Children
     Simon Whitcomb was christened on Mar 17, 1713/14 J.W. Houghton; 2- March 7, 1714 = C. Whitcomb.

Capt. Nathaniel Sawyer Jr.

M, #1579, b. 6 May 1716, d. 1805

Biography

     Capt. Nathaniel Sawyer Jr. married Mary Houghton, daughter of Lieut. Jonathan Houghton and Thankful White, in Mar 19, 1734/35 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Wilder. Capt. Nathaniel Sawyer Jr. was in military service in 1775 DAR: fought in the early wars, was a minute man from Lancaster, 1775. He served under Capt. William Greenleaf and Col. Josiah Whiting, 1776; MLM: Lt., Mass. Troops, Capt. in the colonial war of 1757. He was in military service Rev. War. He died in 1805 at Springfield, Windsor Co., VT, USA.

Family

Mary Houghton b. 19 Sep 1715
Marriage*He married Mary Houghton, daughter of Lieut. Jonathan Houghton and Thankful White, in Mar 19, 1734/35 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Wilder. 
Children
Father*Nathaniel Sawyer b. 24 Apr 1670, d. 10 Nov 1756
Mother*Mary Houghton?
     Capt. Nathaniel Sawyer Jr. was baptized on May 6, 1716 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Mar. 16.

Abigail Moore

F, #1580, b. 12 August 1728, d. 1761

Biography

     Abigail Moore was born on Aug 12, 1728 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Rufus Houghton, son of Lieut. Jonathan Houghton and Thankful White, in Apr 26, 1750 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Abigail Moore died in 1761 at Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, CJV: Not mentioned in Rufus' probate records of 1761.

Family

Rufus Houghton b. 9 Nov 1722, d. c 1759
Marriage*She married Rufus Houghton, son of Lieut. Jonathan Houghton and Thankful White, in Apr 26, 1750 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Israel Whitcomb

M, #1581, b. 22 April 1716, d. circa 1795

Biography

     Israel Whitcomb married Azubah Houghton, daughter of Lieut. Jonathan Houghton and Thankful White, in May 8, 1738 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by Collonal Willard; Houghton: 5,2, 1738. Israel; Burr: Isaiah Whitcomb. Israel Whitcomb died circa 1795 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family

Azubah Houghton b. 20 Nov 1720
Marriage*He married Azubah Houghton, daughter of Lieut. Jonathan Houghton and Thankful White, in May 8, 1738 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by Collonal Willard; Houghton: 5,2, 1738. Israel; Burr: Isaiah Whitcomb. 
Children
     Israel Whitcomb was baptized on Apr 22, 1716 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, First Church.

Joseph Brabrook

M, #1582, d. 1742/43

Biography

     Joseph Brabrook married Hepsibeth Houghton, daughter of Justice John Houghton Jr & Sr and Mary Farrar, in 1715 at MA, USA, Worcester Deeds, lib. 9, p. 167. Joseph Brabrook died in 1742/43.

Family

Hepsibeth Houghton d. 1742/43
Marriage*He married Hepsibeth Houghton, daughter of Justice John Houghton Jr & Sr and Mary Farrar, in 1715 at MA, USA, Worcester Deeds, lib. 9, p. 167. 
Children

John Brabrook

M, #1583, b. 7 April 1717
Father*Joseph Brabrook d. 1742/43
Mother*Hepsibeth Houghton d. 1742/43
     John Brabrook was baptized on Apr 7, 1717 at First Church, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Joseph Brabrook

M, #1584, b. 7 April 1717
Father*Joseph Brabrook d. 1742/43
Mother*Hepsibeth Houghton d. 1742/43
     Joseph Brabrook was baptized on Apr 7, 1717 at First Church, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Bethesda Brabrook

F, #1585, b. 11 November 1718, d. 20 April 1755

Biography

     Bethesda Brabrook was born on Nov 11, 1718 in Brookfield, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Weis: 1729. She married Josiah Houghton Jr, son of Josiah Houghton and Mehitable Warner, in Apr 16, 1747 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Bethesda Brabrook died on Apr 20, 1755 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VRs, p. 82: Apr 9; p. 417, Apr. 20, 37th year; wife of Josiah Houghton, buried with daughter Bethesda. She was buried at Chocksett Burial Ground Cemetery, Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, ae 37; GS: section S.

Family

Josiah Houghton Jr b. 4 Apr 1724, d. 30 May 1800
Marriage*She married Josiah Houghton Jr, son of Josiah Houghton and Mehitable Warner, in Apr 16, 1747 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children
Father*Joseph Brabrook d. 1742/43
Mother*Hepsibeth Houghton d. 1742/43

Samuel Rogers

M, #1587

Biography

     Samuel Rogers was born in Woburn, Middlesex Co., MA, USA. He married Isabella Houghton, daughter of Robert Houghton and Esther Leppingwell, in Aug 4, 1726 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH [CJV: erroneously] gives marriage to sister Isabel, 4 Sept. 1726; MLM: June 6, 1687.

Family

Isabella Houghton b. 6 Jun 1687
Marriage*Samuel Rogers married Isabella Houghton, daughter of Robert Houghton and Esther Leppingwell, in Aug 4, 1726 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH [CJV: erroneously] gives marriage to sister Isabel, 4 Sept. 1726; MLM: June 6, 1687. 

Amos Sawyer

M, #1588, b. 20 June 1693, d. 20 November 1753

Biography

     Amos Sawyer was born on Jun 20, 1693 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He married Abigail Houghton, daughter of Robert Houghton and Esther Leppingwell, in May 14, 1719 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by John Houghton. Amos Sawyer died on Nov 20, 1753 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM, Sawyer, Burr & Gage: "d. in 1768 (Gravestone)";
Weis: Dec 29, 1756; Chandler: 20 Nov. 1753.

Family

Abigail Houghton b. 18 Apr 1689, d. 20 Nov 1753
Marriage*He married Abigail Houghton, daughter of Robert Houghton and Esther Leppingwell, in May 14, 1719 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by John Houghton. 
Children
Father*Nathaniel Sawyer b. 24 Apr 1670, d. 10 Nov 1756
Mother*Mary Houghton?

Esther Sawyer

F, #1589, b. 20 April 1720, d. 6 September 1720

Biography

     Esther Sawyer was born on Apr 20, 1720 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She died on Sep 6, 1720 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Amos Sawyer b. 20 Jun 1693, d. 20 Nov 1753
Mother*Abigail Houghton b. 18 Apr 1689, d. 20 Nov 1753
     Esther Sawyer was baptized on Jun 5, 1720 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Abigail Sawyer

F, #1590, b. 24 April 1721, d. 13 November 1812

Biography

     Abigail Sawyer was born on Apr 24, 1721 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Josiah Sawyer in Dec 11, 1740 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Abigail Sawyer died on Nov 13, 1812 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 91.

Family

Josiah Sawyer b. 7 Nov 1718, d. 19 Mar 1801
Marriage*She married Josiah Sawyer in Dec 11, 1740 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children
Father*Amos Sawyer b. 20 Jun 1693, d. 20 Nov 1753
Mother*Abigail Houghton b. 18 Apr 1689, d. 20 Nov 1753
     Abigail Sawyer was baptized on Jul 2, 1721 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.