Zeruiah Houghton

F, #1651, b. 26 May 1721, d. November 1804

Biography

     Zeruiah Houghton was born on May 26, 1721 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Jonathan Wilder in Feb 23, 1738/39 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, M. Wilder: 1738. Zeruiah Houghton died in Nov, 1804 at Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Whitcomb: Zerviah Wilder. She was buried at Chocksett Burial Ground Cemetery, Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, ae 83, Section V.

Family

Jonathan Wilder b. 5 Oct 1710, d. 13 Jan 1794
Marriage*She married Jonathan Wilder in Feb 23, 1738/39 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, M. Wilder: 1738. 
Children
Father*Benjamin Houghton Sr b. 1690, d. 28 Feb 1764
Mother*Zeruiah Moore b. 1700
     Zeruiah Houghton was baptized on Jul 9, 1721 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Mindwell Houghton

F, #1652, b. 7 March 1722/23

Biography

     Mindwell Houghton was born on Mar 7, 1722/23 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 1722.

Family

John Crosby
Children
Father*Benjamin Houghton Sr b. 1690, d. 28 Feb 1764
Mother*Zeruiah Moore b. 1700
     Mindwell Houghton was baptized on Apr 14, 1723 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Michal Houghton

F, #1653, b. 22 June 1725, d. 31 December 1816

Biography

     Michal Houghton was born on Jun 22, 1725 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Sterling also given. She married Ephraim Roper in Apr 8, 1748 at Lancaster/Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Mellen; Bouley: Sterling. Michal Houghton died on Dec 31, 1816 at Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family

Ephraim Roper b. 21 Oct 1716, d. 5 Dec 1793
Marriage*She married Ephraim Roper in Apr 8, 1748 at Lancaster/Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Mellen; Bouley: Sterling. 
Children
Father*Benjamin Houghton Sr b. 1690, d. 28 Feb 1764
Mother*Zeruiah Moore b. 1700
     Michal Houghton was baptized on Jul 25, 1725 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Dinah Houghton

F, #1654, b. 8 April 1727, d. 1793

Biography

     Dinah Houghton was born on Apr 8, 1727 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Ezra Houghton, son of Benjamin Houghton Jr and Ruth Wheelock, in Jun 23, 1748 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 7, 29, 1748. Dinah Houghton died in 1793 at Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She was buried at Chocksett Burial Ground Cemetery, Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, ae 66 w/o Ezra section S.

Family

Ezra Houghton b. 2 Jul 1722, d. 18 Jul 1789
Marriage*She married Ezra Houghton, son of Benjamin Houghton Jr and Ruth Wheelock, in Jun 23, 1748 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 7, 29, 1748. 
Children
Father*Benjamin Houghton Sr b. 1690, d. 28 Feb 1764
Mother*Zeruiah Moore b. 1700
     Dinah Houghton was baptized on May 21, 1727 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Keziah Houghton

F, #1655, b. 29 May 1729

Biography

     Keziah Houghton was born on May 29, 1729 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage, Weis: 29 Mar. 1729; JWH: 29 Mar 1729. She married Ebenezer Buss in Apr 8, 1748 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, same day as sister Michal.

Family

Ebenezer Buss b. 27 Jan 1723/24
Marriage*She married Ebenezer Buss in Apr 8, 1748 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, same day as sister Michal. 
Children
Father*Benjamin Houghton Sr b. 1690, d. 28 Feb 1764
Mother*Zeruiah Moore b. 1700
     Keziah Houghton was baptized on Jun 29, 1729 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Benjamin Houghton 3d

M, #1656, b. 17 November 1732, d. 25 April 1759

Biography

     Benjamin Houghton 3d was born on Nov 17, 1732 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He married Priscilla Wilder in Aug 11, 1757 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Benjamin, 3d, by John Mellen. Benjamin Houghton 3d died on Apr 25, 1759 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 27th year. He was buried at Chocksett Burial Ground Cemetery, Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 27th year; Plot S.

Family

Priscilla Wilder b. 11 Apr 1729, d. 18 Jan 1814
Marriage*He married Priscilla Wilder in Aug 11, 1757 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Benjamin, 3d, by John Mellen. 
Child
Father*Benjamin Houghton Sr b. 1690, d. 28 Feb 1764
Mother*Zeruiah Moore b. 1700
     Benjamin Houghton 3d was baptized on Jan 14, 1732/33 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Abigail Houghton

F, #1657, b. 27 July 1735, d. 22 February 1822

Biography

     Abigail Houghton was born on Jul 27, 1735 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 7/17/1735. She married Ephraim Osgood in Nov 17, 1757 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Nov. 27. Abigail Houghton died on Feb 22, 1822 at Shutesbury, MA, USA, a. 87.

Family 1

Ephraim Osgood b. 22 Jan 1726/27, d. 24 Nov 1777
Marriage*She married Ephraim Osgood in Nov 17, 1757 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Nov. 27. 
Children

Family 2

Silent Wilds b. 21 Apr 1728, d. 27 Mar 1790

Family 3

James Walker
Father*Benjamin Houghton Sr b. 1690, d. 28 Feb 1764
Mother*Zeruiah Moore b. 1700
     Abigail Houghton was baptized on Aug 31, 1735 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Joel Houghton

M, #1658, b. 27 September 1737, d. 23 June 1816

Biography

     Joel Houghton was born on Sep 27, 1737 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: "oldest son surviving" (Worcester Probate.) He was in military service in 1757 He was in a mounted company which went to the relief of Ft. William Henry. He married Sarah Pearson in Feb 25, 1761 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Joel Houghton was in military service between in 1775 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, an ensign Joel Houghton, was in the 3rd company of Col. John Whitcomb's regiment. He appeared in the census of 1790 of Sterling, MA, USA 3 males 16+, 1 male under 16, 5 females. He appeared in the census of 1800 of Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA 00101-40011; 1 male 16-25, 1 male 45+; 4 female 1-9, 1 female 26-44, 1 female 45+. He died on Jun 23, 1816 at Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 78; in C.C., Jul 10, 1816.

Family

Sarah Pearson
Marriage*He married Sarah Pearson in Feb 25, 1761 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children
Father*Benjamin Houghton Sr b. 1690, d. 28 Feb 1764
Mother*Zeruiah Moore b. 1700
     Joel Houghton was baptized on Nov 13, 1737 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Eunice Houghton

F, #1659, b. 5 October 1739, d. 23 March 1816

Biography

     Eunice Houghton was born on Oct 5, 1739 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH, Burr & Gage, Weis: 15 Oct. 1739; Princeton: 15 Oct. 1729. She married Jonathan Bayley Jr in Jan 16, 1760 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Eunice Houghton died on Mar 23, 1816.

Family

Jonathan Bayley Jr b. 21 Mar 1737, d. 1 Nov 1814
Marriage*She married Jonathan Bayley Jr in Jan 16, 1760 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children
Father*Benjamin Houghton Sr b. 1690, d. 28 Feb 1764
Mother*Zeruiah Moore b. 1700
     Eunice Houghton was baptized on Dec 2, 1739 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Jonathan Wilder

M, #1660, b. 5 October 1710, d. 13 January 1794

Biography

     Jonathan Wilder was born on Oct 5, 1710 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He married Zeruiah Houghton, daughter of Benjamin Houghton Sr and Zeruiah Moore, in Feb 23, 1738/39 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, M. Wilder: 1738. Jonathan Wilder was in military service Rev. War. He died on Jan 13, 1794 at Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He was buried at Chocksett Burial Ground Cemetery, Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, ae 84; Section V.

Family

Zeruiah Houghton b. 26 May 1721, d. Nov 1804
Marriage*He married Zeruiah Houghton, daughter of Benjamin Houghton Sr and Zeruiah Moore, in Feb 23, 1738/39 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, M. Wilder: 1738. 
Children

John Crosby

M, #1661

Family

Mindwell Houghton b. 7 Mar 1722/23
Children

Ephraim Roper

M, #1662, b. 21 October 1716, d. 5 December 1793

Biography

     Ephraim Roper was born on Oct 21, 1716 in Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA, USA. He married Michal Houghton, daughter of Benjamin Houghton Sr and Zeruiah Moore, in Apr 8, 1748 at Lancaster/Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Mellen; Bouley: Sterling. Ephraim Roper was in military service Rev. War. He died on Dec 5, 1793 at Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family

Michal Houghton b. 22 Jun 1725, d. 31 Dec 1816
Marriage*He married Michal Houghton, daughter of Benjamin Houghton Sr and Zeruiah Moore, in Apr 8, 1748 at Lancaster/Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Mellen; Bouley: Sterling. 
Children

Salley Bailey

F, #1663, b. circa 1782

Biography

     Salley Bailey was born circa 1782 in MA, USA, age 68 in 1850 census; not in Lancaster VRs. She married Joseph Gary in 1800.

Family

Joseph Gary b. 1780
Marriage*Salley Bailey married Joseph Gary in 1800. 
Children
Father*Jonathan Bayley Jr b. 21 Mar 1737, d. 1 Nov 1814
Mother*Eunice Houghton b. 5 Oct 1739, d. 23 Mar 1816

Ephraim Osgood

M, #1664, b. 22 January 1726/27, d. 24 November 1777

Biography

     Ephraim Osgood was born on Jan 22, 1726/27 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He was in 1748 in the colonial service during Indian raids. He married Abigail Houghton, daughter of Benjamin Houghton Sr and Zeruiah Moore, in Nov 17, 1757 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Nov. 27. Ephraim Osgood died on Nov 24, 1777.

Family

Abigail Houghton b. 27 Jul 1735, d. 22 Feb 1822
Marriage*He married Abigail Houghton, daughter of Benjamin Houghton Sr and Zeruiah Moore, in Nov 17, 1757 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Nov. 27. 
Children

Jonathan Bayley Jr

M, #1665, b. 21 March 1737, d. 1 November 1814

Biography

     Jonathan Bayley Jr was born on Mar 21, 1733 in Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, William Johannisson: aa217@cleveland.freenet.edu. He was born on Mar 21, 1737 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, p. 48, 24 Nov 1733; p. 66, Mar 21 1737, son of Jonathan and Bridget. He was in military service Rev. War. He married Eunice Houghton, daughter of Benjamin Houghton Sr and Zeruiah Moore, in Jan 16, 1760 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Jonathan Bayley Jr died on Nov 1, 1814 at Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family

Eunice Houghton b. 5 Oct 1739, d. 23 Mar 1816
Marriage*He married Eunice Houghton, daughter of Benjamin Houghton Sr and Zeruiah Moore, in Jan 16, 1760 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children
     Jonathan Bayley Jr was baptized on Apr 2, 1738 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Lydia Bruce

F, #1666, b. 13 October 1702

Biography

     Lydia Bruce was born on Oct 13, 1702. She married Daniel Houghton, son of Jonas Houghton and Mary Burbeen, in circa 1713.

Family

Daniel Houghton b. c 1694, d. 25 Jun 1764
Marriage*Lydia Bruce married Daniel Houghton, son of Jonas Houghton and Mary Burbeen, in circa 1713. 
Children

Thaddeus Houghton

M, #1667, b. 10 August 1718, d. 1740

Biography

     Thaddeus Houghton enlisted on 1740 under Capt. John Prescott in the expedition of British Vice Admiral Edward Vernon against Cartagena, Columbia. He died in 1740 at West Indies.
Father*Daniel Houghton b. c 1694, d. 25 Jun 1764
Mother*Lydia Bruce b. 13 Oct 1702
     Thaddeus Houghton was baptized on Aug 10, 1718 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Annis Houghton

F, #1668, b. 23 November 1718, d. 3 April 1759

Biography

     Annis Houghton was born circa 1713. She married Jonathan Harris in May 26, 1749 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Wilder. Annis Houghton died on Apr 3, 1759.

Family

Jonathan Harris b. 14 Aug 1720, d. 3 Apr 1759
Marriage*She married Jonathan Harris in May 26, 1749 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Wilder. 
Child
Father*Daniel Houghton b. c 1694, d. 25 Jun 1764
Mother*Lydia Bruce b. 13 Oct 1702
     Annis Houghton was baptized on Nov 23, 1718 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Nathaniel Houghton

M, #1669, b. 25 September 1720

Biography

     Nathaniel Houghton was in military service in between 1754 and 1757 Probably the Nathaniel in the command of Col. John Winslow on the Eastern Frontier, 1754, in a roll of the troopers under Captain Samuel Haskell, 1757; in a company for the relief of the fort (Ft. Dumer). Probably resided Hinsdale, VT.
Father*Daniel Houghton b. c 1694, d. 25 Jun 1764
Mother*Lydia Bruce b. 13 Oct 1702
     Nathaniel Houghton was baptized on Sep 25, 1720 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Susannah Houghton

F, #1670, b. 17 March 1722/23
Father*Daniel Houghton b. c 1694, d. 25 Jun 1764
Mother*Lydia Bruce b. 13 Oct 1702
     Susannah Houghton was baptized on Mar 17, 1722/23 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, DAR correction: bap. 1.16.1722.

Jerusha Houghton

F, #1671, b. 14 March 1724/25

Biography

     Jerusha Houghton married Ebenezer Harris Jr.

Family

Ebenezer Harris Jr
Marriage*She married Ebenezer Harris Jr
Father*Daniel Houghton b. c 1694, d. 25 Jun 1764
Mother*Lydia Bruce b. 13 Oct 1702
     Jerusha Houghton was baptized on Mar 14, 1724/25 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: 14 May 1724/5; DAR correction: 3.4.1724.

Molle Houghton

F, #1672, b. 19 February 1726/27
Father*Daniel Houghton b. c 1694, d. 25 Jun 1764
Mother*Lydia Bruce b. 13 Oct 1702
     Molle Houghton was baptized on Feb 19, 1726/27 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Experience Houghton

F, #1673, b. 24 November 1728
Father*Daniel Houghton b. c 1694, d. 25 Jun 1764
Mother*Lydia Bruce b. 13 Oct 1702
     Experience Houghton was baptized on Nov 24, 1728 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, DAR correction: bap. 1.24. 1728.

Jonathan Harris

M, #1674, b. 14 August 1720, d. 3 April 1759

Biography

     Jonathan Harris was born on Aug 14, 1720 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He married Annis Houghton, daughter of Daniel Houghton and Lydia Bruce, in May 26, 1749 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Wilder. Jonathan Harris died on Apr 3, 1759 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family

Annis Houghton b. 23 Nov 1718, d. 3 Apr 1759
Marriage*He married Annis Houghton, daughter of Daniel Houghton and Lydia Bruce, in May 26, 1749 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Wilder. 
Child

Daniel Houghton Jr.

M, #1675, b. 19 September 1731

Biography

     Daniel Houghton Jr. married Experience Willard, daughter of James Willard and Hannah Houghton, in Mar 5, 1750/51 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Daniel Houghton Jr. He asked for reimbursement of expenses when he was taken ill with "camp fever" at the lake on the Crown Point Expedeition in 1757. His company, in roll of Col. Wilder, was reinforcement to the aid of General Johnson; in a company of troopers commanded by Samuel Haskell. He participated in the futile march of Mass. militia to Springfield, following the fall of Fort William Henry at the hands of Montcalm, Aug. 9, 1757. He In Capt. James Burt's company of Harvard men in 1776.

Family

Experience Willard b. 2 Feb 1728
Marriage*He married Experience Willard, daughter of James Willard and Hannah Houghton, in Mar 5, 1750/51 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children
Father*Daniel Houghton b. c 1694, d. 25 Jun 1764
Mother*Lydia Bruce b. 13 Oct 1702
     Daniel Houghton Jr. was baptized on Sep 19, 1731 at Still River, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Capt. Ephraim Sawyer

M, #1676, b. circa 1698, d. 8 May 1759

Biography

     Capt. Ephraim Sawyer was born circa 1698 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Sawyer: 1698; Boston Transcript: 12/24/1924 - 1696; 2/2/1925 - 1694. He married Eunice Houghton, daughter of Jonas Houghton and Mary Burbeen, in Mar 4, 1719/20 at Concord, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, 1st wife; by Justice Minott. Capt. Ephraim Sawyer was in military service in 1746 Military in 1746. He died on May 8, 1759 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, same day as daughter Mary.

Family 1

Eunice Houghton b. 1 Mar 1695/96, d. 24 Jun 1748
Marriage*He married Eunice Houghton, daughter of Jonas Houghton and Mary Burbeen, in Mar 4, 1719/20 at Concord, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, 1st wife; by Justice Minott. 
Children

Family 2

Sarah Richardson b. b 1750
     Capt. Ephraim Sawyer was baptized on Apr 19, 1724 at Marlborough, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, was adult.

Mary Sawyer

F, #1677, b. 1723, d. 8 May 1759

Biography

     Mary Sawyer was born in 1723 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Nathaniel Wyman in Jun 29, 1743 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Mary Sawyer died on May 8, 1759 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 36. She was buried at Old Settlers' BF Cemetery, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family

Nathaniel Wyman b. 26 Feb 1718, d. 5 Jun 1776
Marriage*She married Nathaniel Wyman in Jun 29, 1743 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children
Father*Capt. Ephraim Sawyer b. c 1698, d. 8 May 1759
Mother*Eunice Houghton b. 1 Mar 1695/96, d. 24 Jun 1748
     Mary Sawyer was baptized on Apr 26, 1724 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Katherine Sawyer

F, #1678, b. 16 July 1727
Father*Capt. Ephraim Sawyer b. c 1698, d. 8 May 1759
Mother*Eunice Houghton b. 1 Mar 1695/96, d. 24 Jun 1748
     Katherine Sawyer was baptized on Jul 16, 1727.

Lt. Col. Ephraim Sawyer

M, #1679, b. 20 April 1729, d. 1813

Biography

     Lt. Col. Ephraim Sawyer married Susannah Richardson in Jun 11, 1752 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 1- Boston Transcript; 2 - Int. Lt. Col. Ephraim Sawyer was in military service in 1775 Rev. War: Bunker Hill; 4 sons commissioned officers. in Rev. War
BT: colonel in Revolution from the Battle of Lexington to the close. He died in 1813 at South Hero, Grand Isle Co., VT, USA. He was buried at South Hero Cemetery, South Hero, Grand Isle Co., VT, USA.

Family 1

Sarah Richardson b. b 1750

Family 2

Susannah Richardson b. b 1752, d. a 1754
Marriage*He married Susannah Richardson in Jun 11, 1752 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 1- Boston Transcript; 2 - Int. 
Children
Father*Capt. Ephraim Sawyer b. c 1698, d. 8 May 1759
Mother*Eunice Houghton b. 1 Mar 1695/96, d. 24 Jun 1748
     Lt. Col. Ephraim Sawyer was baptized on Apr 20, 1729 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Mehitable Warner

F, #1680

Biography

     Mehitable Warner married Josiah Houghton, son of Jonas Houghton and Mary Burbeen. Mehitable Warner married Fortunatus Eager.

Family 1

Josiah Houghton b. Oct 1698, d. 29 Sep 1723
Marriage*Mehitable Warner married Josiah Houghton, son of Jonas Houghton and Mary Burbeen
Child

Family 2

Fortunatus Eager
Marriage*Mehitable Warner married Fortunatus Eager