Peter Houghton

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

Biography

     Peter Houghton was born on Jan 11, 1723/24 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: 11, 1 mo., 1723/4. He was in military service in Mar, 1755 In muster roll of Capt. Joseph Whitcomb's Company til close of the war. In Roll of Capt. James Reed 1756. In Capt. Whitcomb's company for the reduction of Canada.
Father*Thomas Houghton Sr b. b 1695
Mother*Joanna Joslin b. 1702, d. Jun 1792
     Peter Houghton was baptized on Apr 19, 1724 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Joannah Houghton

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

Biography

     Joannah Houghton was born on Apr 6, 1726 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: 6, 4 mo. 1726; MLM: Apr. 5 only. She died on Mar 14, 1727/28 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Thomas Houghton Sr b. b 1695
Mother*Joanna Joslin b. 1702, d. Jun 1792
     Joannah Houghton was baptized on Jul 10, 1726 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Tabitha Houghton

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

Biography

     Tabitha Houghton was born on Mar 14, 1727/28 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: 14, 3 mo., 1727/28. She died on Mar 14, 1727/28 at Lancaster, 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

Biography

     Esther Houghton was born on Mar 26, 1729 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: 26, 3 mo. 1729. She 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]

Family

David Jewet
Marriage*She 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] 
Children
Father*Thomas Houghton Sr b. b 1695
Mother*Joanna Joslin b. 1702, d. Jun 1792
     Esther Houghton was baptized on May 25, 1729 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Dorothy Houghton

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

Biography

     Dorothy Houghton was born on Nov 9, 1732 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: 9, 11 mo. 1732. She married Thomas Page in Dec 25, 1755 at Lunenburg, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Dorothy Houghton died in 1758.

Family

Thomas Page
Marriage*She 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
     Dorothy Houghton was baptized on Apr 23, 1733 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VRs: 23 Apr 1732; Weis: Feb 23, 1732/3.

Oliver Houghton

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

Biography

     Oliver Houghton was born on Mar 17, 1734 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: 17, 3 mo. 1733/4; MLM: Leominster MA. He married Rebecca Holt in Feb 10, 1780 at Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Oliver Houghton died on Apr 27, 1790 at Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 56. consumption of liver.

Family 1

Mariah Haskel
Child

Family 2

Rebecca Holt
MarriageHe married Rebecca Holt in Feb 10, 1780 at Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children
Father*Thomas Houghton Sr b. b 1695
Mother*Joanna Joslin b. 1702, d. Jun 1792
     Oliver Houghton was baptized on Jun 2, 1734 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Damaris Houghton

M, #1627, b. 28 May 1737

Biography

     Damaris Houghton was born on May 28, 1737 in Lancaster, 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
     Damaris Houghton was baptized on Jul 17, 1737 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Apr. 3, 1737.

Rebeckah Houghton

F, #1628, b. 18 September 1739

Biography

     Rebeckah Houghton was born on Sep 18, 1739 in Lancaster, 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

Biography

     Capt. Cyrus Houghton married Merriam Butler. Capt. Cyrus Houghton was in military service in 1757 in West Indies JWH: 'Cyrus served in Abjiah Willard's regt. in Crown Point expedition of 1757.' (to West Indies); MLM, Nourse: In Capt. Benjamin Hastings' company service April 17 to Dec. 30, 1757; was at Ticonderga. He appeared in the census of 1790 of Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA he or son Cyrus: 1 male 16+, 1 female. He appeared in the census of 1800 of Bolton/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+. He died in 1819 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Berlin; Weis: Berlin, 1787.

Family

Merriam Butler b. 20 Mar 1724/25
Marriage*He married Merriam Butler
Children
Father*Ebenezer Houghton b. 1699, d. 13 Oct 1723
Mother*Mary Priest b. 12 Sep 1708
     Capt. Cyrus Houghton was baptized on Sep 8, 1723 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Sep. 1., Berlin.

Mary Brigham

F, #1630, b. 2 September 1682, d. circa 20 May 1749

Biography

     Mary Brigham was born on Sep 2, 1682 in Marlborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, NEHGR: 2 Sep 1682 (2, 7mo); Weis, Parks: 26 Oct 1687. She married Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr, son of Jonas Houghton and Mary Burbeen, in Jun 30, 1710 at Marlborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA. Mary Brigham died circa May 20, 1749 at Bolton, 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
Marriage*She married Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr, son of Jonas Houghton and Mary Burbeen, in Jun 30, 1710 at Marlborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
Children

Dinah Houghton

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

Biography

     Dinah Houghton was born on Apr 19, 1711 in Marlborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA. She died on Sep 23, 1723 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage, Weis: "13 Sept. 1723, aged 12 years, 5 months (gravestone at Lancaster)." She was buried at Old 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. 2 Sep 1682, d. c 20 May 1749

Capt. Silas Houghton

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

Biography

     Capt. Silas Houghton was born on Oct 26, 1713 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He died JWH: '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. 2 Sep 1682, d. c 20 May 1749
     Capt. Silas Houghton was baptized on Jan 3, 1713/14 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Bettey Houghton

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

Biography

     Bettey Houghton was born on Mar 20, 1715/16 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Paul Welch in circa 1733 at Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: Worcester Deeds (lib. 32, p. 548.)

Family

Paul Welch
Marriage*She 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. 2 Sep 1682, d. c 20 May 1749
     Bettey Houghton was baptized on Apr 29, 1716 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Mary Houghton

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

Biography

     Mary Houghton was born on Mar 8, 1720/21 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Moses Bayley in 1741.

Family

Moses Bayley
Marriage*She married Moses Bayley in 1741. 
Children
Father*Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr b. 2 Sep 1682, d. 15 Aug 1739
Mother*Mary Brigham b. 2 Sep 1682, d. c 20 May 1749
     Mary Houghton was baptized on Mar 19, 1720/21 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Prudence Houghton

F, #1635, b. 21 October 1723

Biography

     Prudence Houghton was born on Oct 21, 1723 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Samuel Snow in Oct 11, 1763 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family

Samuel Snow b. c 1717
Marriage*She 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. 2 Sep 1682, d. c 20 May 1749
     Prudence Houghton was baptized on Jan 12, 1723/24 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Paul Welch

M, #1636

Biography

     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.)

Family

Bettey Houghton b. 20 Mar 1715/16
Marriage*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

Biography

     Moses Bayley married Mary Houghton, daughter of Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr and Mary Brigham, in 1741.

Family

Mary Houghton b. 8 Mar 1720/21
Marriage*Moses Bayley married Mary Houghton, daughter of Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr and Mary Brigham, in 1741. 
Children

Samuel Snow

M, #1638, b. circa 1717

Biography

     Samuel Snow was born circa 1717 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, not in Lancaster VR. He married Keziah Houghton, daughter of Lieut. Jonathan Houghton and Thankful White, in May 12, 1748 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Samuel Snow married Prudence Houghton, daughter of Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr and Mary Brigham, in Oct 11, 1763 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family 1

Keziah Houghton b. 31 May 1717, d. b 1763
Marriage*Samuel Snow married Keziah Houghton, daughter of Lieut. Jonathan Houghton and Thankful White, in May 12, 1748 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Family 2

Prudence Houghton b. 21 Oct 1723
Marriage*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

Biography

     Persis Houghton was born on Jul 31, 1726 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 1736. She married James Snow Jr in Jan 5, 1748/49 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family

James Snow Jr b. c 1720
Marriage*She married James Snow Jr in Jan 5, 1748/49 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children
Father*Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr b. 2 Sep 1682, d. 15 Aug 1739
Mother*Mary Brigham b. 2 Sep 1682, d. c 20 May 1749
     Persis Houghton was baptized on Sep 4, 1726 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Capt. Dea. Jonas Houghton

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

Biography

     Capt. Dea. Jonas Houghton was born on Apr 21, 1728 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: "second son." He married Rebecca Nichols in Mar 20, 1753 JWH: 20 Mar 1722/23: Date error since 5 years before his own birth; CJV: 1753. Capt. Dea. Jonas Houghton married Lucy Johnson. Capt. Dea. Jonas Houghton was in military service in between 1776 and 1780 in Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Rev. War; DAR Patriot Index: Pvt. MA

DAR Lineage Book, Vol. 136, p. 118; Vol. 138, p. 77: "Jonas Houghton (1728-1801) served as private under Captains Sawyer, Fisher and Belknap, Colonels Dike and Wade, Massachusetts troops. He was born and died in Bolton, Mass."

Vital Records of Bolton, 1910, p. 45: Capt. Jonas

Little: several enlistments from 1776 to 1780; "In the Massachusetts militia maintained after the war he held the rank of major." He appeared in the census of 1790 of Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA 2 males 16+, 3 males under 16, 4 females. He appeared in the census of 1800 of Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA 00201-00010; 2 male 16-25, 1 male 45+; 1 female 26-44. He died on Nov 21, 1801 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, VR Bolton: death of Dea. Jonas, a. 73; JWH, MLM: 11,2, 1801. He was buried at Old Bolton Cemetery, Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 73.

Family 1

Rebecca Nichols b. 21 Nov 1729, d. 26 Mar 1772
Marriage*He married Rebecca Nichols in Mar 20, 1753 JWH: 20 Mar 1722/23: Date error since 5 years before his own birth; CJV: 1753. 
Children

Family 2

Lucy Johnson b. 10 Mar 1749/50, d. 15 Apr 1794
Marriage*Capt. Dea. Jonas Houghton married Lucy Johnson
Children
Father*Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr b. 2 Sep 1682, d. 15 Aug 1739
Mother*Mary Brigham b. 2 Sep 1682, d. c 20 May 1749
     Capt. Dea. Jonas Houghton was baptized on May 5, 1728 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Lt. John Houghton 3d

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

Biography

     Lt. John Houghton 3d was born on Feb 13, 1731/32 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: "youngest son"; Bolton VRs: third son; Houghton: 1731; DAR: 9-14-1739. He married Keziah Ross in Jun 14, 1763 at Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA, USA. Lt. John Houghton 3d and John Houghton was in military service in between 1776 and 1783 Whitcomb (gives John Houghton, b. 1739, son of John Houghton, not Lt. John Houghton, son of Jonas): Service S & S Vol 8, p. 301; BHist: Lexington Alarm; BHist: Siege of Boston; BRR: Resolve Jun 1776 5 mos 12 L; BRR: 5 mos NY July 1776; BRR: service in RI 1781 as Lt. Lt. John Houghton 3d and John Houghton appeared in the census of 1790 of Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA (unclear which John, prob. Lt. John): 1 male 16+; 2 females; listed next to James and Simon Houghton. Lt. John Houghton 3d died in 1807 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, John Houghton.

Family

Keziah Ross b. 11 Mar 1741/42
Marriage*He 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. 2 Sep 1682, d. c 20 May 1749
     Lt. John Houghton 3d was baptized on Feb 27, 1731/32 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

James Snow Jr

M, #1642, b. circa 1720

Biography

     James Snow Jr was born circa 1720 in MA, USA. He married Persis Houghton, daughter of Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr and Mary Brigham, in Jan 5, 1748/49 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA. James Snow Jr died at VT, USA.

Family

Persis Houghton b. 31 Jul 1726
Marriage*He married Persis Houghton, daughter of Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr and Mary Brigham, in Jan 5, 1748/49 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Rebecca Nichols

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

Biography

     Rebecca Nichols was born on Nov 21, 1729 in Higham, MA, USA, MLM: Mar. 20, 1722/3. She 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. Rebecca Nichols died on Mar 26, 1772 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 43. She was buried at Old 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
Marriage*She 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. 
Children

Lucy Johnson

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

Biography

     Lucy Johnson was born on Mar 10, 1749/50 in Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 1754. She married Capt. Dea. Jonas Houghton, son of Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr and Mary Brigham. Lucy Johnson died on Apr 15, 1794 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, VR Bolton: a. 44. She was buried at Old 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
Marriage*She married Capt. Dea. Jonas Houghton, son of Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr and Mary Brigham
Children

Keziah Ross

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

Biography

     Keziah Ross was born on Mar 11, 1741/42 in Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA, USA. She married Lt. John Houghton 3d, son of Capt. Jonas Houghton Jr and Mary Brigham, in Jun 14, 1763 at Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA, USA. 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.

Family

John Houghton b. 14 Sep 1739, d. 1807
Marriage*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. 
Children

Gamaliel T. Beaman

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

Biography

     Gamaliel T. Beaman was born on Feb 29, 1683/84 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: Midddlesex Probate. He married Mary Houghton, daughter of Jonas Houghton and Mary Burbeen, in circa 1705 at Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Middlesex Probate. Gamaliel T. Beaman died on Oct 26, 1745 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: "in his 61st year (gravestone)"; Whitcomb: 20 Oct. He was buried at Chocksett 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
Marriage*He married Mary Houghton, daughter of Jonas Houghton and Mary Burbeen, in circa 1705 at Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Middlesex Probate. 
Children

Dinah Beaman

F, #1647, b. 20 September 1728

Biography

     Dinah Beaman was born on Sep 20, 1728 in Lancaster, 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
Father*Gamaliel T. Beaman b. 29 Feb 1683/84, d. 26 Oct 1745
Mother*Mary Houghton b. c 1684
     Zerviah Beaman was baptized on Aug 10, 1740 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Francis Richardson

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

Biography

     Francis Richardson was born on Jan 15, 1680/81 in Attleborough, Bristol Co., MA, USA. He married Sarah Houghton, daughter of Jonas Houghton and Mary Burbeen, in Jul 7, 1708 at Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA, USA. Francis Richardson died on Dec 31, 1755 at Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, Hecht: Attleboro, MA.

Family

Sarah Houghton b. c 1680/81, d. 27 Jun 1770
Marriage*He married Sarah Houghton, daughter of Jonas Houghton and Mary Burbeen, in Jul 7, 1708 at Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA, USA
Children

Zeruiah Moore

F, #1650, b. 1700

Biography

     Zeruiah Moore was born in 1700 in Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Not in Bolton VR. She 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."

Family

Benjamin Houghton Sr b. 1690, d. 28 Feb 1764
Marriage*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." 
Children