Albert Charles Houghton

M, #30751, b. 13 April 1846, d. 11 August 1914

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BirthApr 13, 1846Stamford, Bennington Co., VT, USA, age 4 in 1850 census; age 16 in 1860 census; age 26 in 1870 census; age 36 in 1880 census; Apr. 1846, age 54 in 1900 census; age 66 in 1910 census; NE States, NEHGR: 1844;
MarriageSep 17, 1866Stamford, Bennington Co., VT, USA, he age 22; mar 42 y in 1910 census
1880 Census1880North Adams, Berkshire Co., MA, USA, age 36, Calico manufacturer
1900 CensusJun, 1900North Adams, Berkshire Co., MA, USA, age 54, manufacturer, and a servant and coachman
1910 Census1910North Adams, Berkshire Co., MA, USA, age 66, cotton goods manuf.
DeathAug 11, 1914North Adams, MA, USA, of injuries in an automobile accident on Aug 1st; date per NY Times; Paul Moreno, town historian, gives 11 Aug 1911
NotableNorth Adams, MA, USA, Houghton Memorial Building: The Houghton Memorial Library occupies the Sandford Blackington Mansion, a gift of Hon. Albert C. Houghton in 1896 to the City with $10, 000 as a memorial to his brother Andrew J. Houghton of Boston. Library had 10,000 volumes in 1912.

The library is housed in the Houghton Memorial Building, but most assume that it memorializes our first Mayor, Albert Charles Houghton. Once, in fact, the library issued a collectible mug, calling it the AC Houghton Memorial Library.

This, of course, was an error. AC Houghton bought the building (from the estate of the original owner’s widow) and gave it to the then infant city as a memorial. But not to himself. Rather, it was to memorialize his younger brother, Andrew Jackson Houghton, as evidenced by the plaque that hangs in what used to be the building’s foyer.

Family: Cordelia Jeannette Smith b. 28 Jan 1845, d. 26 Feb 1918

Albert Charles Houghton married Cordelia Jeannette Smith in Sep 17, 1866 at Stamford, Bennington Co., VT, USA, he age 22; mar 42 y in 1910 census.
Father*James Houghton b. 4 May 1805, d. 12 Feb 1881
Mother*Chloe Carpenter b. 10 Apr 1808, d. 20 Jan 1874

Cordelia Jeannette Smith

F, #30752, b. 28 January 1845, d. 26 February 1918

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BirthJan 28, 1845Stamford, Bennington Co., VT, USA, age 25 in 1870 census; age 34 in 1880 census; Jan. 1847, age 53, VT, in 1900 census; age 65, VT, in 1910 census
MarriageSep 17, 1866Stamford, Bennington Co., VT, USA, he age 22; mar 42 y in 1910 census
1880 Census1880North Adams, Berkshire Co., MA, USA, age 36, Calico manufacturer
1900 CensusJun, 1900North Adams, Berkshire Co., MA, USA, age 54, manufacturer, and a servant and coachman
1910 Census1910North Adams, Berkshire Co., MA, USA, age 66, cotton goods manuf.
DeathFeb 26, 1918North Adams, MA, USA

Family: Albert Charles Houghton b. 13 Apr 1846, d. 11 Aug 1914

Cordelia Jeannette Smith married Albert Charles Houghton, son of James Houghton and Chloe Carpenter, in Sep 17, 1866 at Stamford, Bennington Co., VT, USA, he age 22; mar 42 y in 1910 census.

William Albert Gallup

M, #30753, b. 5 September 1898, d. 14 January 1957

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BirthSep 5, 1898North Adams, MA, USA
MarriageJun 5, 1921
MarriageHis wife was a member of NEGHS.
DeathJan 14, 1957Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA

Family: Lucy Gordon Pollard

William Albert Gallup married Lucy Gordon Pollard in Jun 5, 1921.
Father*William Arthur Gallup b. 28 Oct 1851, d. 9 Aug 1930
Mother*Florence Louisa Houghton b. 3 Nov 1869, d. 13 May 1939

Peter Rawson Taft

M, #30754, b. circa 1846, d. 1889

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Birthcirca 1846
Death1889
Father*Hon. Alphonso Taft b. 5 Nov 1810, d. 21 May 1891
Mother*Fanny Phelps b. 28 Mar 1823, d. 2 Jun 1852

Anne Sinton

F, #30755

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MarriageDec 4, 1873
Notablecirca 1929University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH, USA, In memory of her husband, Mrs. Taft donated two million dollars to the University to promote the study of the humanities.

Family: Charles Phelps Taft b. 21 Dec 1843, d. 31 Dec 1929

Anne Sinton married Charles Phelps Taft, son of Hon. Alphonso Taft and Fanny Phelps, in Dec 4, 1873.

Jane Ellison Taft

F, #30756

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Family: Albert S. Ingalls

Jane Ellison Taft married Albert S. Ingalls.
Father*Charles Phelps Taft b. 21 Dec 1843, d. 31 Dec 1929
Mother*Anne Sinton

Albert S. Ingalls

M, #30757

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Family: Jane Ellison Taft

Albert S. Ingalls married Jane Ellison Taft, daughter of Charles Phelps Taft and Anne Sinton.

Anna Louise Taft

F, #30758

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Family: William Tunstall Semple

Anna Louise Taft married William Tunstall Semple.
Father*Charles Phelps Taft b. 21 Dec 1843, d. 31 Dec 1929
Mother*Anne Sinton

William Tunstall Semple

M, #30759

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Family: Anna Louise Taft

William Tunstall Semple married Anna Louise Taft, daughter of Charles Phelps Taft and Anne Sinton.

President William Howard Taft

M, #30760, b. 15 September 1857, d. 8 March 1930

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BirthSep 15, 1857Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH, USA
MarriageJun 19, 1886
Notablebetween Mar 4, 1909 and 1913Washington, DC, USA, was President of the United States; defeated William Jennings Bryan
DeathMar 8, 1930Washington, DC, USA, at his home
BurialMar 11, 1930National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington Co., VA, USA

Family: Helen Herron

President William Howard Taft married Helen Herron in Jun 19, 1886.
Father*Hon. Alphonso Taft b. 5 Nov 1810, d. 21 May 1891
Mother*Louisa Maria Torrey b. 11 Sep 1827

Louisa Maria Torrey

F, #30761, b. 11 September 1827

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BirthSep 11, 1827Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA
MarriageDec 26, 1853

Family: Hon. Alphonso Taft b. 5 Nov 1810, d. 21 May 1891

Louisa Maria Torrey married Hon. Alphonso Taft in Dec 26, 1853.

Helen Herron

F, #30762

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MarriageJun 19, 1886

Family: President William Howard Taft b. 15 Sep 1857, d. 8 Mar 1930

Helen Herron married President William Howard Taft, son of Hon. Alphonso Taft and Louisa Maria Torrey, in Jun 19, 1886.

Henry Waters Taft

M, #30763

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Father*Hon. Alphonso Taft b. 5 Nov 1810, d. 21 May 1891
Mother*Louisa Maria Torrey b. 11 Sep 1827

Horace Dutton Taft

M, #30764

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Father*Hon. Alphonso Taft b. 5 Nov 1810, d. 21 May 1891
Mother*Louisa Maria Torrey b. 11 Sep 1827

Fanny Louise Taft

F, #30765

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Family: William A. Edwards

Fanny Louise Taft married William A. Edwards.
Father*Hon. Alphonso Taft b. 5 Nov 1810, d. 21 May 1891
Mother*Louisa Maria Torrey b. 11 Sep 1827

William A. Edwards

M, #30766

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Family: Fanny Louise Taft

William A. Edwards married Fanny Louise Taft, daughter of Hon. Alphonso Taft and Louisa Maria Torrey.

Alfred Houghton

M, #30767, d. March 1829

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DeathMar, 1829Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Co., LA, USA, (3-11/4/29); ck Baton Rouge Gazette, dated 10/3/29

(?) Houghton

?, #30775, b. 3 November 1811

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Father*Jonathan Houghton Jr b. 5 Apr 1765, d. 19 Dec 1825
Mother*Rebecca Dutton

(?) Houghton

?, #30776, b. 17 July 1814

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Father*Jonathan Houghton Jr b. 5 Apr 1765, d. 19 Dec 1825
Mother*Rebecca Dutton

James B. Hooton

M, #30777

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Family: Mary L. (?)

James B. Hooton married Mary L. (?)

Mary L. (?)

F, #30778

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Family: James B. Hooton

Mary L. (?) married James B. Hooton.

Horace Bean Hooton

M, #30779, b. 22 April 1832

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Father*James B. Hooton
Mother*Mary L. (?)

Agnes Ellen Hooton

F, #30780, b. 12 July 1840

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BirthSep 6, 1838Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA
Father*James B. Hooton
Mother*Mary L. (?)