Peter Houghton

M, #1621, b. 11 January 1723/24

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BirthJan 11, 1723/24Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: 11, 1 mo., 1723/4
Father*Thomas Houghton Sr b. b 1695
Mother*Joanna Joslin b. 1702, d. Jun 1792

Joannah Houghton

F, #1622, b. 6 April 1726, d. 14 March 1727/28

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BirthApr 6, 1726Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: 6, 4 mo. 1726; MLM: Apr. 5 only
DeathMar 14, 1727/28Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Father*Thomas Houghton Sr b. b 1695
Mother*Joanna Joslin b. 1702, d. Jun 1792

Tabitha Houghton

F, #1623, b. 14 March 1727/28, d. 14 March 1727/28

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BirthMar 14, 1727/28Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: 14, 3 mo., 1727/28
DeathMar 14, 1727/28Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Father*Thomas Houghton Sr b. b 1695
Mother*Joanna Joslin b. 1702, d. Jun 1792

Esther Houghton

F, #1624, b. 26 March 1729

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BirthMar 26, 1729Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: 26, 3 mo. 1729
Marriage BannDec 6, 1741Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Easter Hought(on)
Marriage1741Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, BT: "She was daughter of Robert Houghton and Deborah-----, joined church 1716, Lancaster."[CJV: error, Robert's Esther m. Woods]

Family: David Jewet

Esther Houghton and David Jewet declared their intentions of marriage on Dec 6, 1741 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA; Easter Hought(on.) Esther Houghton married David Jewet in 1741 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, BT: "She was daughter of Robert Houghton and Deborah-----, joined church 1716, Lancaster."[CJV: error, Robert's Esther m. Woods]
Father*Thomas Houghton Sr b. b 1695
Mother*Joanna Joslin b. 1702, d. Jun 1792

Dorothy Houghton

F, #1625, b. 9 November 1732, d. 1758

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BirthNov 9, 1732Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: 9, 11 mo. 1732
Marriage BannSep 30, 1752Lunenburg, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lunenburg VR gives Dorothy (Page) as name (but her Page marriage occurred in 1755 ??)
Marriage BannSep 18, 1755Lunenburg, MA, USA
MarriageDec 25, 1755Lunenburg, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Death1758

Family: Thomas Page

Dorothy Houghton and Thomas Page declared their intentions of marriage on Sep 18, 1755 Lunenburg, MA, USA. Dorothy Houghton married Thomas Page in Dec 25, 1755 at Lunenburg, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Thomas Houghton Sr b. b 1695
Mother*Joanna Joslin b. 1702, d. Jun 1792

Oliver Houghton

M, #1626, b. 17 March 1734, d. 27 April 1790

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BirthMar 17, 1734Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: 17, 3 mo. 1733/4; MLM: Leominster MA
Marriage BannJan 23, 1775Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: age 42
MarriageFeb 10, 1780Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathApr 27, 1790Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 56. consumption of liver
DuplicateMLM notes 17 year age difference between children

Family 1: Mariah Haskel

Oliver Houghton and Mariah Haskel declared their intentions of marriage on Jan 23, 1775 Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA; MLM: age 42.

Family 2: Rebecca Holt

Oliver Houghton married Rebecca Holt in Feb 10, 1780 at Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Thomas Houghton Sr b. b 1695
Mother*Joanna Joslin b. 1702, d. Jun 1792

Damaris Houghton

M, #1627, b. 28 May 1737

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BirthMay 28, 1737Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: 28, 5 mo. 1737
Father*Thomas Houghton Sr b. b 1695
Mother*Joanna Joslin b. 1702, d. Jun 1792

Rebeckah Houghton

F, #1628, b. 18 September 1739

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BirthSep 18, 1739Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: 18, 9 mo. 1739
Father*Thomas Houghton Sr b. b 1695
Mother*Joanna Joslin b. 1702, d. Jun 1792

Capt. Cyrus Houghton

M, #1629, b. 8 September 1723, d. 1819

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Marriage
Census1772Cumberland Co., VT, USA
1790 Census1790Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, he or son Cyrus: 1 male 16+, 1 female
1800 Census1800Bolton/Berlin, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 6 Total: 10101-00201; 1 male 1-9, 1 male 16-25, 1 male 45+, 2 female 16-25, 1 female 45+
Death1819Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Berlin; Weis: Berlin, 1787

Family: Merriam Butler b. 20 Mar 1724/25

Capt. Cyrus Houghton married Merriam Butler.
Father*Ebenezer Houghton b. 1699, d. 13 Oct 1723
Mother*Mary Priest b. 12 Sep 1708

Mary Brigham

F, #1630, b. 26 October 1687, d. circa 20 May 1749

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BirthOct 26, 1687Marlborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, NEHGR: 2 Sep 1682 (2, 7mo); Weis, Parks: 26 Oct 1687
MarriageJun 30, 1710Marlborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
Deathcirca May 20, 1749Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Worcester Probate mentions recent death of Jonas's widow Mary; JWH, MLM: 1744 or 1749

Family: Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr b. 2 Sep 1682, d. 15 Aug 1739

Mary Brigham married Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr, son of Jonas Houghton and Mary Burbeen, in Jun 30, 1710 at Marlborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA.

Dinah Houghton

F, #1631, b. 19 April 1711, d. 23 September 1723

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BirthApr 19, 1711Marlborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
DeathSep 23, 1723Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage, Weis: "13 Sept. 1723, aged 12 years, 5 months (gravestone at Lancaster)."
BurialOld Common BG Cemetery, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VRs: Here lyes Body of Dinah Houghton Daug of Mr Jonas & Mrs Mary, 12y 5m
Father*Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr b. 2 Sep 1682, d. 15 Aug 1739
Mother*Mary Brigham b. 26 Oct 1687, d. c 20 May 1749

Capt. Silas Houghton

M, #1632, b. 26 October 1713, d. before 1739

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BirthOct 26, 1713Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Deathbefore 1739JWH: 'd. before 1739, as all but Silas was mentioned in father's will.'
Father*Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr b. 2 Sep 1682, d. 15 Aug 1739
Mother*Mary Brigham b. 26 Oct 1687, d. c 20 May 1749

Bettey Houghton

F, #1633, b. 20 March 1715/16

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BirthMar 20, 1715/16Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Marriagecirca 1733Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: Worcester Deeds (lib. 32, p. 548)

Family: Paul Welch

Bettey Houghton married Paul Welch in circa 1733 at Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: Worcester Deeds (lib. 32, p. 548.)
Father*Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr b. 2 Sep 1682, d. 15 Aug 1739
Mother*Mary Brigham b. 26 Oct 1687, d. c 20 May 1749

Mary Houghton

F, #1634, b. 8 March 1720/21

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BirthMar 8, 1720/21Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Marriage BannApr 19, 1741Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Marriage1741

Family: Moses Bayley

Mary Houghton and Moses Bayley declared their intentions of marriage on Apr 19, 1741 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Mary Houghton married Moses Bayley in 1741.
Father*Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr b. 2 Sep 1682, d. 15 Aug 1739
Mother*Mary Brigham b. 26 Oct 1687, d. c 20 May 1749

Prudence Houghton

F, #1635, b. 21 October 1723

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BirthOct 21, 1723Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageOct 11, 1763Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family: Samuel Snow b. c 1717

Prudence Houghton married Samuel Snow in Oct 11, 1763 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr b. 2 Sep 1682, d. 15 Aug 1739
Mother*Mary Brigham b. 26 Oct 1687, d. c 20 May 1749

Paul Welch

M, #1636

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Marriagecirca 1733Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: Worcester Deeds (lib. 32, p. 548)

Family: Bettey Houghton b. 20 Mar 1715/16

Paul Welch married Bettey Houghton, daughter of Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr and Mary Brigham, in circa 1733 at Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: Worcester Deeds (lib. 32, p. 548.)

Moses Bayley

M, #1637

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Marriage BannApr 19, 1741Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Marriage1741

Family: Mary Houghton b. 8 Mar 1720/21

Moses Bayley and Mary Houghton declared their intentions of marriage on Apr 19, 1741 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Moses Bayley married Mary Houghton, daughter of Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr and Mary Brigham, in 1741.

Samuel Snow

M, #1638, b. circa 1717

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Birthcirca 1717Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, not in Lancaster VR
MarriageMay 12, 1748Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageOct 11, 1763Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family 1: Keziah Houghton b. 31 May 1717, d. b 1763

Samuel Snow married Keziah Houghton, daughter of Lieut. Jonathan Houghton and Thankful White, in May 12, 1748 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family 2: Prudence Houghton b. 21 Oct 1723

Samuel Snow married Prudence Houghton, daughter of Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr and Mary Brigham, in Oct 11, 1763 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Persis Houghton

F, #1639, b. 31 July 1726

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BirthJul 31, 1726Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 1736
MarriageJan 5, 1748/49Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family: James Snow Jr b. c 1720

Persis Houghton married James Snow Jr in Jan 5, 1748/49 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr b. 2 Sep 1682, d. 15 Aug 1739
Mother*Mary Brigham b. 26 Oct 1687, d. c 20 May 1749

Capt. Dea. Jonas Houghton

M, #1640, b. 21 April 1728, d. 21 November 1801

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BirthApr 21, 1728Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: "second son"
MarriageMar 20, 1753JWH: 20 Mar 1722/23: Date error since 5 years before his own birth; CJV: 1753
Marriage
1790 Census1790Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 2 males 16+, 3 males under 16, 4 females
1800 Census1800Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 00201-00010; 2 male 16-25, 1 male 45+; 1 female 26-44
DeathNov 21, 1801Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, VR Bolton: death of Dea. Jonas, a. 73; JWH, MLM: 11,2, 1801
BurialOld Bolton Cemetery, Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 73

Family 1: Rebecca Nichols b. 21 Nov 1729, d. 26 Mar 1772

Capt. Dea. Jonas Houghton married Rebecca Nichols in Mar 20, 1753 JWH: 20 Mar 1722/23: Date error since 5 years before his own birth; CJV: 1753.

Family 2: Lucy Johnson b. 10 Mar 1749/50, d. 15 Apr 1794

Capt. Dea. Jonas Houghton married Lucy Johnson.
Father*Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr b. 2 Sep 1682, d. 15 Aug 1739
Mother*Mary Brigham b. 26 Oct 1687, d. c 20 May 1749

Lt. John Houghton 3d

M, #1641, b. 13 February 1731/32, d. 1807

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BirthFeb 13, 1731/32Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: "youngest son"; Bolton VRs: third son; Houghton: 1731; DAR: 9-14-1739
MarriageJun 14, 1763Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
1790 Census1790Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, (unclear which John, prob. Lt. John): 1 male 16+; 2 females; listed next to James and Simon Houghton
Death1807Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, John Houghton
Problem? of marriage and Rev. War service to which John Houghton; MLM: "Dr. Harris Ayres Houghton, who made a careful study of the Lancaster Houghtons wrote: "Which particular John Houghton married Keziah Ross will probably never be known. There were five or six adult John Houghtons in the vicinity at that time, and to keep their identities separate has resolved into an insoluble muddle. I am of the opinion that B. & G. [Burr & Gage] had their Keziah married to the wrong John... It is a matter of opinion." Vide NEHGR, V. 79; CJV: John, son of Jonas, is one of only 3 John Houghtons born in Lancaster between 1700 and 1750, and is therefore the most likely candidate
ProblemUnclear which John married Keziah Ross and had 4 children; 3 children are clearly listed as John 3d's (but not Judee)

Family: Keziah Ross b. 11 Mar 1741/42

Lt. John Houghton 3d married Keziah Ross in Jun 14, 1763 at Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA, USA.
Father*Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr b. 2 Sep 1682, d. 15 Aug 1739
Mother*Mary Brigham b. 26 Oct 1687, d. c 20 May 1749

James Snow Jr

M, #1642, b. circa 1720

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Birthcirca 1720MA, USA
MarriageJan 5, 1748/49Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathVT, USA

Family: Persis Houghton b. 31 Jul 1726

James Snow Jr married Persis Houghton, daughter of Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr and Mary Brigham, in Jan 5, 1748/49 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Rebecca Nichols

F, #1643, b. 21 November 1729, d. 26 March 1772

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BirthNov 21, 1729Higham, MA, USA, MLM: Mar. 20, 1722/3
MarriageMar 20, 1753JWH: 20 Mar 1722/23: Date error since 5 years before his own birth; CJV: 1753
DeathMar 26, 1772Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 43
BurialOld Bolton Cemetery, Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, widow of Dea. Jonas ae 43y

Family: Capt. Dea. Jonas Houghton b. 21 Apr 1728, d. 21 Nov 1801

Rebecca Nichols married Capt. Dea. Jonas Houghton, son of Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr and Mary Brigham, in Mar 20, 1753 JWH: 20 Mar 1722/23: Date error since 5 years before his own birth; CJV: 1753.

Lucy Johnson

F, #1644, b. 10 March 1749/50, d. 15 April 1794

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BirthMar 10, 1749/50Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 1754
Marriage
DeathApr 15, 1794Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, VR Bolton: a. 44
BurialOld Bolton Cemetery, Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, ae 44 2nd w/o Dea Jonas

Family: Capt. Dea. Jonas Houghton b. 21 Apr 1728, d. 21 Nov 1801

Keziah Ross

F, #1645, b. 11 March 1741/42

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BirthMar 11, 1741/42Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
MarriageJun 14, 1763Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
MarriageJun 14, 1763Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Sudbury VRs: John Houghton of Bolton and Kezia Ross; Bolton VRS: John Houghton and Keziah Ross of Sudbury, at Sudbury
ProblemWhich John Houghton marriage

Family: John Houghton b. 14 Sep 1739, d. 1807

Keziah Ross married John Houghton, son of John Houghton and Hepzibah Priest, in Jun 14, 1763 at Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Sudbury VRs: John Houghton of Bolton and Kezia Ross; Bolton VRS: John Houghton and Keziah Ross of Sudbury, at Sudbury.

Gamaliel T. Beaman

M, #1646, b. 29 February 1683/84, d. 26 October 1745

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BirthFeb 29, 1683/84Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: Midddlesex Probate
Marriagecirca 1705Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Middlesex Probate
DeathOct 26, 1745Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: "in his 61st year (gravestone)"; Whitcomb: 20 Oct
BurialChocksett Burial Ground Cemetery, Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Nourse: ae 61; Whitcomb: 20 Oct; the third burial in this burial ground

Family: Mary Houghton b. c 1684

Gamaliel T. Beaman married Mary Houghton, daughter of Jonas Houghton and Mary Burbeen, in circa 1705 at Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Middlesex Probate.

Dinah Beaman

F, #1647, b. 20 September 1728

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BirthSep 20, 1728Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Father*Gamaliel T. Beaman b. 29 Feb 1683/84, d. 26 Oct 1745
Mother*Mary Houghton b. c 1684

Zerviah Beaman

F, #1648, b. 10 August 1740

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Father*Gamaliel T. Beaman b. 29 Feb 1683/84, d. 26 Oct 1745
Mother*Mary Houghton b. c 1684

Francis Richardson

M, #1649, b. 15 January 1680/81, d. 31 December 1755

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BirthJan 15, 1680/81Attleborough, Bristol Co., MA, USA
MarriageJul 7, 1708Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA, USA
DeathDec 31, 1755Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, Hecht: Attleboro, MA

Family: Sarah Houghton b. c 1680/81, d. 27 Jun 1770

Francis Richardson married Sarah Houghton, daughter of Jonas Houghton and Mary Burbeen, in Jul 7, 1708 at Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA, USA.

Zeruiah Moore

F, #1650, b. 1700

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Birth1700Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Not in Bolton VR
MarriageJul 28, 1720Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Benjamin Houghton Senr., by Justice John Houghton; "sd marriage entered at Lancaster & ye list brought & exhibited for Registering Augst. 30th, 1720 by Jno. Houghton, Town Clerk."

Family: Benjamin Houghton Sr b. 1690, d. 28 Feb 1764

Zeruiah Moore married Benjamin Houghton Sr, son of Jonas Houghton and Mary Burbeen, in Jul 28, 1720 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Benjamin Houghton Senr., by Justice John Houghton; "sd marriage entered at Lancaster & ye list brought & exhibited for Registering Augst. 30th, 1720 by Jno. Houghton, Town Clerk."