Margaret H. Besancon

F, #29041, b. 1829, d. 1942

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Birth1829
Death1942

Thomas Gyles Houghton

M, #29042, b. 30 June 1826, d. 23 March 1899

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BirthJun 30, 1826Pocklington, Yorkshire, England, age 24 in 1850 census; age 36 in 1860 census; age 44 in 1870 census; age 53 in 1880 census
MarriageFeb 5, 1849England
1850 Census1850Greenfield, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 24, a farmer, property $500
1860 Census1860Greenfield, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 36, farmer; property $1600-500
1870 CensusJul 13, 1870Greenfield, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 44, a farmer, $3000-500
1880 Census1880Greenfield Twp, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 53, a farmer
DeathMar 23, 1899Greenfield, Wayne Co., MI, USA
BurialGrand Lawn Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, AGED 72 YEARS 8 MONTHS 23 DAYS; Plot: Section 7

Family: Harriett Moore b. 6 Nov 1830, d. 29 Oct 1912

Thomas Gyles Houghton married Harriett Moore in Feb 5, 1849 at England.
Father*Thomas Houghten b. 7 Mar 1782, d. 24 Aug 1865
Mother*Mary Giles b. 11 Jul 1793, d. 14 Feb 1878

William Giles Houghten

M, #29043, b. 5 November 1822, d. 3 May 1901

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BirthNov 5, 1822Pocklington, Yorkshire, England, age 26 in 1850 census; age "30" in 1860 census; age 50 in 1870 census; age "70" in 1880 census; Nov. 1822, age 77, England, in 1900 census; Redford Township: Redford MI
MarriageSep 3, 1850Detroit, MI, USA
1860 CensusJun, 1860Erin, Macomb Co., MI, USA, age 30, farmer; property $3000-455; 2 houses from brother John
1870 Census1870Redford Twp, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 50, a farmer, property $10,000-1000
1880 Census1880Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 70, farmer
1900 Census1900Redford Twp, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 77, retired farmer
DeathMay 3, 1901MI, USA, Chris Houghten: 31 May
BurialRedford Cemetery, MI, USA

Family: Sarah S. Sullivan b. 11 Dec 1830, d. 24 Feb 1920

William Giles Houghten married Sarah S. Sullivan in Sep 3, 1850 at Detroit, MI, USA.
Father*Thomas Houghten b. 7 Mar 1782, d. 24 Aug 1865
Mother*Mary Giles b. 11 Jul 1793, d. 14 Feb 1878

Sarah S. Sullivan

F, #29044, b. 11 December 1830, d. 24 February 1920

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BirthDec 11, 1830Cork, Ireland, age 27 in 1860 census; age 37 in 1870 census; age 52 in 1880 census; age May "1841", age 69 in 1900 census; age 79 in 1910 census; age 88 in 1920 census
MarriageSep 3, 1850Detroit, MI, USA
1860 CensusJun, 1860Erin, Macomb Co., MI, USA, age 30, farmer; property $3000-455; 2 houses from brother John
1870 Census1870Redford Twp, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 50, a farmer, property $10,000-1000
1880 Census1880Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 70, farmer
1900 Census1900Redford Twp, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 77, retired farmer
1910 Census1910Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 79, widow, own income, next door to son George
1920 Census1920Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 29, widow
DeathFeb 24, 1920Redford Twp, Wayne Co., MI, USA
BurialRedford Cemetery, MI, USA

Family: William Giles Houghten b. 5 Nov 1822, d. 3 May 1901

Sarah S. Sullivan married William Giles Houghten, son of Thomas Houghten and Mary Giles, in Sep 3, 1850 at Detroit, MI, USA.

Thomas Charles Houghten

M, #29045, b. March 1853, d. 15 December 1918

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BirthMar, 1853Redford, MI, USA, age 7 in 1860 census; age 17 in 1870 census; age 27 in 1880 census; age 57 in 1910 census
Marriage1873she age 22; mar 27 years in 1900 census
1880 Census1880Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 27, a farmer; and 2 servants/laborers
1900 Census1900age 47, farmer
1910 Census1910Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 57, bank cashier
DeathDec 15, 1918Redford, MI, USA, killed in a robbery of the Redford Bank
BurialGrand Lawn Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, Plot: Section 11

Family: Eliza Catherine Besancon b. 18 May 1850, d. 13 Feb 1940

Thomas Charles Houghten married Eliza Catherine Besancon in 1873 she age 22; mar 27 years in 1900 census.
Father*William Giles Houghten b. 5 Nov 1822, d. 3 May 1901
Mother*Sarah S. Sullivan b. 11 Dec 1830, d. 24 Feb 1920

Mary A. Houghten

F, #29046, b. August 1854

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BirthAug, 1854Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 6 in 1860 census; age 15 in 1870 census
Marriage

Family: Walter Besancan b. Jan 1844

Mary A. Houghten married Walter Besancan.
Father*William Giles Houghten b. 5 Nov 1822, d. 3 May 1901
Mother*Sarah S. Sullivan b. 11 Dec 1830, d. 24 Feb 1920

Albert Houghten

M, #29047, b. 1859, d. 13 July 1867

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Birth1859Redford, Wayne, MI, USA
DeathJul 13, 1867Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA
BurialRedford Cemetery, MI, USA
Father*William Giles Houghten b. 5 Nov 1822, d. 3 May 1901
Mother*Sarah S. Sullivan b. 11 Dec 1830, d. 24 Feb 1920

William James Houghten

M, #29048, b. September 1858, d. 1902

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BirthSep, 1858Redford, Wayne, MI, USA, age 3 in 1860 census; age 12 in 1870 census; age 22 in 1880 census; Sep 1859, age 40 in 1900 census; John Haldane: Sep 1858
Marriage1882Detroit, MI, USA, mar 18 years in 1900 census
1900 Census1900Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 40, farmer; and parents in law, August Moore, Sep 1829, 70, Germany, and Sarah Moore, Jan 1836, 61, Germany
Death1902
BurialGrand Lawn Cemetery, MI, USA

Family: Wilhelmine Moore b. Aug 1865, d. 1941

William James Houghten married Wilhelmine Moore in 1882 at Detroit, MI, USA, mar 18 years in 1900 census.
Father*William Giles Houghten b. 5 Nov 1822, d. 3 May 1901
Mother*Sarah S. Sullivan b. 11 Dec 1830, d. 24 Feb 1920

John William Houghten

M, #29049, b. April 1860, d. 2 September 1938

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BirthApr, 1860Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 1 in 1860 census; age 10 in 1870 census; age 21 in 1880 census; Apr 1860, age 40 in 1900 census (Apr 1860 in soundex); age 50 in 1910 census; age 60 in 1920 census; age 71 in 1930 census
MarriageJan 1, 1884Memphis Twp, MI, USA
1900 Census1900Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 40, machine hand
1910 Census1910Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 50, dairy farmer; 2 houses from mother and brother George
1920 Census1920Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 60, retired
1930 Census1930Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 71, none
DeathSep 2, 1938
BurialGrand Lawn Cemetery, MI, USA

Family: Jane Sullivan b. Jan 1863, d. 19 Nov 1948

John William Houghten married Jane Sullivan in Jan 1, 1884 at Memphis Twp, MI, USA.
Father*William Giles Houghten b. 5 Nov 1822, d. 3 May 1901
Mother*Sarah S. Sullivan b. 11 Dec 1830, d. 24 Feb 1920

George Houghten

M, #29050, b. 12 January 1868, d. 15 July 1938

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BirthJan 12, 1868Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 2 in 1870 census; age 13 in 1880 census; Jan 1868, age 32 in 1900 census; age 42 in 1910 census; age 52 in 1920 census; age 62 in 1930 census
MarriageMay 31, 1887age 19 and 18
1900 Census1900Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 32, farmer
1910 Census1910Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 42, dairy farmer
1920 Census1920Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 52, none; 5 houses from his 1st cousin Henry E. Houghton
1930 Census1930Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 62; 2 houses from sister Emma
DeathJul 15, 1938
BurialGrand Lawn Cemetery, MI, USA

Family: Augusta Hoffman b. 3 Sep 1868, d. 5 Mar 1945

George Houghten married Augusta Hoffman in May 31, 1887 age 19 and 18.
Father*William Giles Houghten b. 5 Nov 1822, d. 3 May 1901
Mother*Sarah S. Sullivan b. 11 Dec 1830, d. 24 Feb 1920

Rose Houghten

F, #29051, b. 1864

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Birth1864Redford, Wayne, MI, USA, age 5 in 1870 census; age 16 in 1880 census
Marriage

Family: John Maugh

Rose Houghten married John Maugh.
Father*William Giles Houghten b. 5 Nov 1822, d. 3 May 1901
Mother*Sarah S. Sullivan b. 11 Dec 1830, d. 24 Feb 1920

Agnes Houghten

F, #29052, b. circa 1860

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Birthcirca 1860Redford, Wayne, MI, USA, age 3/12 in 1860 census; age 8 in 1870 census; age 59 in 1920 census
Marriage
1920 Census1920Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 29, widow

Family: (?) Moore d. b 1920

Agnes Houghten married (?) Moore.
Father*William Giles Houghten b. 5 Nov 1822, d. 3 May 1901
Mother*Sarah S. Sullivan b. 11 Dec 1830, d. 24 Feb 1920

Sarah Houghten

F, #29053, b. 1856

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Birth1856Redford, Wayne, MI, USA, age 4 in 1860 census; age 14 in 1870 census
Marriage

Family: (?) Mott b. 1856

Sarah Houghten married (?) Mott.
Father*William Giles Houghten b. 5 Nov 1822, d. 3 May 1901
Mother*Sarah S. Sullivan b. 11 Dec 1830, d. 24 Feb 1920

Eliza Catherine Besancon

F, #29054, b. 18 May 1850, d. 13 February 1940

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BirthMay 18, 1850France, age 30 in 1880 census; age 59 in 1910 census; age 69 in 1920 census; age 79 in 1930 census; Redford Township: c. 1862; Chris Houghten: Farmington Hills, MI
Marriage1873she age 22; mar 27 years in 1900 census
1880 Census1880Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 27, a farmer; and 2 servants/laborers
1900 Census1900age 47, farmer
1910 Census1910Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 57, bank cashier
1920 Census1920Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 69, none
1930 Census1930Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 79
DeathFeb 13, 1940Redford, MI, USA, age 86; Schulkins: 1940; Redship Township: 1948
BurialGrand Lawn Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, Plot: Section 11; and son Charles T.

Family: Thomas Charles Houghten b. Mar 1853, d. 15 Dec 1918

Eliza Catherine Besancon married Thomas Charles Houghten, son of William Giles Houghten and Sarah S. Sullivan, in 1873 she age 22; mar 27 years in 1900 census.

Charles Thomas Houghton

M, #29055, b. November 1874, d. 25 January 1960

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BirthNov, 1874Redford, MI, USA, age 5 in 1880 census; age 25 in 1900 census; age 45 in 1920 census
1920 Census1920Lincoln, Massac Co., IL, USA, age 45, president, glove factory
1940 Census1940Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 65, single, glove manufacturer, own factory
DeathJan 25, 1960
BurialGrand Lawn Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, Plot: Section 11
Father*Thomas Charles Houghten b. Mar 1853, d. 15 Dec 1918
Mother*Eliza Catherine Besancon b. 18 May 1850, d. 13 Feb 1940

Harvey Charles Houghton

M, #29056, b. 7 September 1876, d. 17 November 1959

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BirthSep 7, 1876Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 4 in 1880 census; Sep 1875, age 24 in 1900 census; age 33 in 1910 census; age 43 in 1920 census; age 53 in 1930 census
Marriagecirca 1899mar 1 years in 1900 census
1900 Census1900Redford Twp, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 24, farmer; next door to parents
1910 Census1910Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 33, dairy farmer; 2 houses from brother Alvin
1920 Census1920Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 43, farmer; next door to brother Alvin
1930 Census1930Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 53, bank vice president
DeathNov 17, 1959MI, USA
BurialGrand Lawn Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, Plot: Section 11

Family: Jesse May Lee b. Dec 1877, d. 5 Mar 1958

Harvey Charles Houghton married Jesse May Lee in circa 1899 mar 1 years in 1900 census.
Father*Thomas Charles Houghten b. Mar 1853, d. 15 Dec 1918
Mother*Eliza Catherine Besancon b. 18 May 1850, d. 13 Feb 1940

Alvin George Houghton

M, #29057, b. 16 August 1878, d. 2 March 1923

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BirthAug 16, 1878Redford, Wayne, MI, USA, age 1 in 1880 census; Aug 188, age 21 in 1900 census; age 31 in 1910 census; age 41 in 1920 census
Marriagecirca 1907mar 3 y in 1910 census
1910 Census1910Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 31, dairy farmer
1920 Census1920Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 41, farmer
DeathMar 2, 1923
BurialGrand Lawn Cemetery, Detroit, MI, USA

Family: Ina M. (?) b. 1882, d. 16 Jul 1957

Alvin George Houghton married Ina M. (?) in circa 1907 mar 3 y in 1910 census.
Father*Thomas Charles Houghten b. Mar 1853, d. 15 Dec 1918
Mother*Eliza Catherine Besancon b. 18 May 1850, d. 13 Feb 1940

Della Eliza Houghton

F, #29058, b. 29 June 1886, d. 4 January 1983

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BirthJun 29, 1886Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, Jun 1885, age 14 in 1900 census; age 23 in 1910 census; age 33 in 1920 census; age 42 in 1930 census
1920 Census1920Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 69, none
1930 Census1930Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 79
DeathJan 4, 1983
BurialGrand Lawn Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, Plot: Section 11
Father*Thomas Charles Houghten b. Mar 1853, d. 15 Dec 1918
Mother*Eliza Catherine Besancon b. 18 May 1850, d. 13 Feb 1940

Elsie Houghton

F, #29059, b. December 1880

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BirthDec, 1880Redford, Wayne, MI, USA, age 19 in 1900 census
Marriage

Family: (?) Stuckey

Elsie Houghton married (?) Stuckey.
Father*Thomas Charles Houghten b. Mar 1853, d. 15 Dec 1918
Mother*Eliza Catherine Besancon b. 18 May 1850, d. 13 Feb 1940

(?) Stuckey

M, #29060

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Family: Elsie Houghton b. Dec 1880

Pearl M. Houghton

F, #29061, b. July 1888

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BirthJul, 1888Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 11 in 1900 census; age 20 in 1910 census
Marriage

Family: George Switch

Pearl M. Houghton married George Switch.
Father*Thomas Charles Houghten b. Mar 1853, d. 15 Dec 1918
Mother*Eliza Catherine Besancon b. 18 May 1850, d. 13 Feb 1940

George Switch

M, #29062

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Family: Pearl M. Houghton b. Jul 1888

George Jesse Houghton

M, #29063, b. 22 August 1872, d. 1 June 1948

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BirthAug 22, 1872Greenfield Twp, MI, USA, age 8 in 1880 census; Aug 1872, age 27 in 1900 census; age 37 in 1910 census; age 47 in 1920 census; age 57 in 1930 census; age 67 in 1940 census
MarriageOct 4, 1893Redford, MI, USA, age 21 and 17; mar 17 y in 1910 census
1900 Census1900Greenfield Twp, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 27, farmer
1910 Census1910Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 37, farmer; 2 houses from brother Henry
1920 Census1920Greenfield, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 47, none
1930 Census1930Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 57, none
1940 Census1940Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 67, none
DeathJun 1, 1948Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA
BurialGrand Lawn Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, Plot: Section 7

Family: Isabella Sweet b. 2 Apr 1876, d. 14 May 1976

George Jesse Houghton married Isabella Sweet in Oct 4, 1893 at Redford, MI, USA, age 21 and 17; mar 17 y in 1910 census.
Father*Thomas Gyles Houghton b. 30 Jun 1826, d. 23 Mar 1899
Mother*Harriett Moore b. 6 Nov 1830, d. 29 Oct 1912

Isabella Sweet

F, #29064, b. 2 April 1876, d. 14 May 1976

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BirthApr 2, 1876Greenfield Twp, MI, USA, Apr 1876, age 24 in 1900 census; age 33 in 1910 census; age 43 in 1920 census; age 54 in 1930 census; age 64 in 1940 census
MarriageOct 4, 1893Redford, MI, USA, age 21 and 17; mar 17 y in 1910 census
1900 Census1900Greenfield Twp, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 27, farmer
1910 Census1910Redford, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 37, farmer; 2 houses from brother Henry
1920 Census1920Greenfield, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 47, none
1930 Census1930Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 57, none
1940 Census1940Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 67, none
DeathMay 14, 1976Farmington, Oakland Co., MI, USA
BurialGrand Lawn Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, Plot: Section 7

Family: George Jesse Houghton b. 22 Aug 1872, d. 1 Jun 1948

Isabella Sweet married George Jesse Houghton, son of Thomas Gyles Houghton and Harriett Moore, in Oct 4, 1893 at Redford, MI, USA, age 21 and 17; mar 17 y in 1910 census.

George Houghton

M, #29069

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Family: Anna Spalding b. 14 Feb 1861

George Houghton married Anna Spalding.

Anna Spalding

F, #29070, b. 14 February 1861

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BirthFeb 14, 1861Bethel, Windsor Co., VT, USA
Marriage

Family: George Houghton

Anna Spalding married George Houghton.