Rufus Houghton

M, #34591

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Family: Abigail Morrison

Rufus Houghton married Abigail Morrison.

Abigail Morrison

F, #34592

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Family: Rufus Houghton

Abigail Morrison married Rufus Houghton.

Catherine Kennedy

F, #34593, b. 1815, d. 1842

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Birth1815
Marriage
Death1842

Family: John Haven b. 6 Aug 1805, d. 10 May 1887

Catherine Kennedy married John Haven, son of Ebenezer Haven and Ruth Houghton.

Charles Haven

M, #34594, b. 6 June 1834

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BirthJun 6, 1834
MarriageMay 12, 1862Providence, RI, USA

Family: Mary Elizabeth Richards

Charles Haven married Mary Elizabeth Richards in May 12, 1862 at Providence, RI, USA.
Father*John Haven b. 6 Aug 1805, d. 10 May 1887
Mother*Catherine Kennedy b. 1815, d. 1842

Mary Elizabeth Richards

F, #34595

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MarriageMay 12, 1862Providence, RI, USA

Family: Charles Haven b. 6 Jun 1834

Mary Elizabeth Richards married Charles Haven, son of John Haven and Catherine Kennedy, in May 12, 1862 at Providence, RI, USA.

Fred Albert Haven

M, #34596

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Family: Florence Adeline Hodges

Fred Albert Haven married Florence Adeline Hodges.
Father*Charles Haven b. 6 Jun 1834
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Richards

Florence Adeline Hodges

F, #34597

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Family: Fred Albert Haven

Florence Adeline Hodges married Fred Albert Haven, son of Charles Haven and Mary Elizabeth Richards.

Arthur Clifton Haven

M, #34598, b. 18 April 1884

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BirthApr 18, 1884Malden, MA, USA
Father*Fred Albert Haven
Mother*Florence Adeline Hodges

Genevieve Haven

F, #34599, b. 7 January 1886

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BirthJan 7, 1886Chelsea, Suffolk Co., MA, USA
Father*Fred Albert Haven
Mother*Florence Adeline Hodges

Emma E. Clark

F, #34600

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Father*John Clark Jr b. 14 Aug 1822
Mother*Sarah Whetcomb Haven b. 21 Jun 1821, d. 28 Oct 1891

Laura Ethel Hastings

F, #34601, b. 24 July 1881, d. 2 August 1958

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BirthJul 24, 1881Detroit, IL, USA
MarriageSep 26, 1900Detroit, MI, USA
Divorce1912
DeathAug 2, 1958Ferndale, MI, USA

Family: Claude Mansar Harwood b. 12 Mar 1878, d. Dec 1945

Laura Ethel Hastings married Claude Mansar Harwood, son of Edwin Harwood and Mary Jane Houghton, in Sep 26, 1900 at Detroit, MI, USA. Laura Ethel Hastings and Claude Mansar Harwood were divorced in 1912.

Thelma Ethel Harwood

F, #34602, b. 27 September 1901, d. 8 January 1989

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BirthSep 27, 1901Dundee, MI, USA
MarriageMar 6, 1920
DeathJan 8, 1989Farmington, MI, USA
BurialOakland Hills Cemetery, Novi, MI, USA

Family: Wilbur Nila Wood b. 17 Apr 1899, d. 27 Oct 1973

Thelma Ethel Harwood married Wilbur Nila Wood in Mar 6, 1920.
Father*Claude Mansar Harwood b. 12 Mar 1878, d. Dec 1945
Mother*Laura Ethel Hastings b. 24 Jul 1881, d. 2 Aug 1958

Russell Edwin Harwood

M, #34603, b. 14 May 1906, d. 27 May 1997

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BirthMay 14, 1906Toledo, OH, USA
DeathMay 27, 1997Blue Springs, MO, USA
Father*Claude Mansar Harwood b. 12 Mar 1878, d. Dec 1945
Mother*Laura Ethel Hastings b. 24 Jul 1881, d. 2 Aug 1958

Wilbur Nila Wood

M, #34604, b. 17 April 1899, d. 27 October 1973

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BirthApr 17, 1899Gladwin, MI, USA
MarriageMar 6, 1920
DeathOct 27, 1973Detroit, MI, USA
BurialOakland Hills Cemetery, Novi, MI, USA

Family: Thelma Ethel Harwood b. 27 Sep 1901, d. 8 Jan 1989

Wilbur Nila Wood married Thelma Ethel Harwood, daughter of Claude Mansar Harwood and Laura Ethel Hastings, in Mar 6, 1920.

Wilbur Phillip Wood

M, #34605, b. 5 March 1921

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BirthMar 5, 1921Detroit, MI, USA
Father*Wilbur Nila Wood b. 17 Apr 1899, d. 27 Oct 1973
Mother*Thelma Ethel Harwood b. 27 Sep 1901, d. 8 Jan 1989

Edward Van Tassell

M, #34606

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MarriageSep 4, 1965
Divorce1976

Family: Mary Jane Wood b. 3 Jul 1944

Edward Van Tassell married Mary Jane Wood, daughter of Wilbur Nila Wood and Thelma Ethel Harwood, in Sep 4, 1965. Edward Van Tassell and Mary Jane Wood were divorced in 1976.

Adam John Van Tassell

M, #34607, b. 18 June 1972

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BirthJun 18, 1972
Father*Edward Van Tassell
Mother*Mary Jane Wood b. 3 Jul 1944

William Gerald Bosley Jr

M, #34608, b. 4 February 1943

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BirthFeb 4, 1943Saginaw, MI, USA
Marriage

Family: Mary Jane Wood b. 3 Jul 1944

William Gerald Bosley Jr married Mary Jane Wood, daughter of Wilbur Nila Wood and Thelma Ethel Harwood.

Luke Houghton

M, #34609, b. 7 May 1802, d. 11 March 1875

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BirthMay 7, 1802Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, age 30-40 in 1840 census; age 48 in 1850 census; age 55 in 1860 census; age 68 in 1870 census
MarriageNov 16, 1822Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, Greene: 16 Nov. 1824
1830 Census1830Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, 5 Total: 2 male under 5 (1826-1830), 1 male 20 to 30 (1801-1810)// 1 female under 5 (1826-1830), 1 female 20 to 30 (1801-1810)
1840 Census1840Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, 6 Total: 1 male 5 to 10 (1830-1835), 2 male 10 to 15 (1825-1830), 1 male 30 to 40 (1800-1809) // 1 female 5 to 10 (1830-1835), 1 female 40 to 50 (1790-1799)
1850 Census1850Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, age 48, a farmer; brother Jonah lived next door
1860 Census1860Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, age 55, farmer; property $600-300; next door to son Thomas and wife Mary
1870 Census1870Starks, Somerset Co., ME, USA, age 68, a farmer, property $700-$364; and William P. Fletcher, 33, Julia A. Fletcher, 28, Charles Fletcher 7; and Robert and Abigail Waugh, 85 and 84.
DeathMar 11, 1875Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA
BurialMadison Bridge Cemetery, Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, in Zalmon Houghton plot, age 72y 10m

Family: Dorcas Fletcher b. 21 May 1795, d. 6 Dec 1868

Luke Houghton married Dorcas Fletcher in Nov 16, 1822 at Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, Greene: 16 Nov. 1824.
Father*Thomas Houghton Jr. b. 2 Dec 1763, d. 27 May 1840
Mother*Susannah Crosby b. 9 Oct 1768, d. 11 Jun 1805

Dorcas Fletcher

F, #34610, b. 21 May 1795, d. 6 December 1868

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BirthMay 21, 1795Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, age 52 in 1850 census; age 63 in 1860 census
MarriageNov 16, 1822Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, Greene: 16 Nov. 1824
1850 Census1850Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, age 48, a farmer; brother Jonah lived next door
1860 Census1860Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, age 55, farmer; property $600-300; next door to son Thomas and wife Mary
DeathDec 6, 1868Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA
BurialMadison Bridge Cemetery, Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, age 73 y 10 m

Family: Luke Houghton b. 7 May 1802, d. 11 Mar 1875

Dorcas Fletcher married Luke Houghton, son of Thomas Houghton Jr. and Susannah Crosby, in Nov 16, 1822 at Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, Greene: 16 Nov. 1824.

Luke Frank Houghton

M, #34611, b. 29 November 1832, d. 3 January 1900

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BirthNov 29, 1832Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, age 16 in 1850 census; age 27 in 1860 census; age 37 in 1870 census; age 47 in 1880 census
MarriageJan 30, 1862Skowhegan, Somerset, ME, USA
1870 Census1870Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, age 37, a farmer, property $1650-$1000, next door to brother Thomas
1880 Census1880Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, age 47, a farmer, next door to brother Thomas
DeathJan 3, 1900Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA
BurialJan, 1900Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, ME, USA
1930 Census1930Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA, USA, age 53, building contractor

Family: Clarinda May Collins b. 14 Aug 1840, d. 29 Feb 1912

Luke Frank Houghton married Clarinda May Collins in Jan 30, 1862 at Skowhegan, Somerset, ME, USA.
Father*Luke Houghton b. 7 May 1802, d. 11 Mar 1875
Mother*Dorcas Fletcher b. 21 May 1795, d. 6 Dec 1868

Clarinda May Collins

F, #34612, b. 14 August 1840, d. 29 February 1912

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BirthAug 14, 1840ME, USA, age 29 in 1870 census; age 34 in 1880 census; Aug 1840, age 59 in 1900 census; age 69 in 1910 census
MarriageJan 30, 1862Skowhegan, Somerset, ME, USA
1870 Census1870Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, age 37, a farmer, property $1650-$1000, next door to brother Thomas
1880 Census1880Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, age 47, a farmer, next door to brother Thomas
1900 Census1900Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, age 59, widow; next door to son Sherman; and boarder Florence Johnson, b. Mar. 1895, age 5, ME, living with her
DeathFeb 29, 1912Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, while on a visit (CJV: Pasadena, CA?); entry in Luke Houghton diary: "Mother passed away Feb. 29, 1912."
BurialMar, 1912Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, ME, USA

Family: Luke Frank Houghton b. 29 Nov 1832, d. 3 Jan 1900

Clarinda May Collins married Luke Frank Houghton, son of Luke Houghton and Dorcas Fletcher, in Jan 30, 1862 at Skowhegan, Somerset, ME, USA.

Luke Houghton

M, #34613, b. 26 December 1876, d. 7 June 1942

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BirthDec 26, 1876Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, age 3 in 1880 census; age 33 in 1910 census; age 43, ME, in 1920 census; age 53, ME, in 1930 census; age 53 in 1940 census
1900 Census1900Altanta, Fulton Co., GA, USA, age 23, single, boarder, draftsman
MarriageOct 1, 1905
1910 Census1910South Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., CA, USA, age 33, building architect
1920 Census1920Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA, USA, age 43, construction
1930 Census1930Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA, USA, age 53, building contractor
1940 Census1940Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA, USA, age 63, ranch operator
DeathJun 7, 1942Sunland, Los Angeles Co., CA, USA, age 65
BurialSunset Cemetery, North Anson, Somerset, ME, USA

Family: Helen Frances Simmons b. 21 Sep 1879, d. 7 Jan 1962

Luke Houghton married Helen Frances Simmons in Oct 1, 1905.
Father*Luke Frank Houghton b. 29 Nov 1832, d. 3 Jan 1900
Mother*Clarinda May Collins b. 14 Aug 1840, d. 29 Feb 1912

Helen Frances Simmons

F, #34614, b. 21 September 1879, d. 7 January 1962

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BirthSep 21, 1879Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, Dinsmore Gen.: Sep. 21, 1880; age 30 in 1910 census; age 40 in 1920 census; age 50 in 1930 census; age 60 in 1940 census
MarriageOct 1, 1905
1910 Census1910South Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., CA, USA, age 33, building architect
1920 Census1920Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA, USA, age 43, construction
1940 Census1940Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA, USA, age 63, ranch operator
DeathJan 7, 1962Van Nuys, Los Angeles Co., CA, USA, age 82
BurialSunset Cemetery, North Anson, Los Angeles Co., CA, USA

Family: Luke Houghton b. 26 Dec 1876, d. 7 Jun 1942

Helen Frances Simmons married Luke Houghton, son of Luke Frank Houghton and Clarinda May Collins, in Oct 1, 1905.

Frances Houghton

F, #34615, b. 11 April 1922, d. 1 June 2007

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BirthApr 11, 1922Glendale, Los Angeles Co., CA, USA, age 8 in 1930 census; age 17 in 1940 census
MarriageJul 24, 1943Austin, Travis Co., TX, USA
DeathJun 1, 2007Sublimity, OR, USA

Family: Norman Murray Arrowsmith b. 19 Apr 1923, d. 16 Jun 2007

Frances Houghton married Norman Murray Arrowsmith in Jul 24, 1943 at Austin, Travis Co., TX, USA.
Father*Luke Houghton b. 26 Dec 1876, d. 7 Jun 1942
Mother*Helen Frances Simmons b. 21 Sep 1879, d. 7 Jan 1962

Norman Murray Arrowsmith

M, #34616, b. 19 April 1923, d. 16 June 2007

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BirthApr 19, 1923Hanford, King Co., CA, USA
MarriageJul 24, 1943Austin, Travis Co., TX, USA
DeathJun 16, 2007Portland, OR, USA
BurialJun 29, 2007SALEM - Norman Murray Arrowsmith, Sr. was born April 19, 1923 in Hanford, Calif. and died June 16, 2007 in Portland, Ore. Norm was a resident of Salem since 1970. He served his country proudly as an officer, performing flight navigator and instructor duties in the Air Force during WWII and the Korean War. Graduating from the University of Southern California with a B.S. (Summa Cum Laude) in Electrical Engineering, he worked in private business until 1970 when he became a public utilities assessor for the Oregon Dept. of Revenue. After retiring in 1985, he loved to travel, especially to find new information for his interest in genealogy. He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Frances Houghton Arrowsmith. He is survived by his sons Norman Arrowsmith, Jr. of Olympia, Wash., Curt Arrowsmith of Hood River, Joel Arrowsmith of Portland; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.No services, by request of the decedent. Donations in Norm’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association by  calling 503-413-7158.

Published in StatesmanJournal on June 29, 2007

Family: Frances Houghton b. 11 Apr 1922, d. 1 Jun 2007

Norman Murray Arrowsmith married Frances Houghton, daughter of Luke Houghton and Helen Frances Simmons, in Jul 24, 1943 at Austin, Travis Co., TX, USA.

William Houghton

M, #34617, b. 16 January 1828, d. 18 January 1903

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BirthJan 16, 1828Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, age 22 n 1850 census; age 31 in 1860 census; age 42 in 1870 census; age 52 in 1880 census; Jan. 1828, age 72, ME, in 1900 census
Marriage BannJun 17, 1853Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA
MarriageJun 30, 1853New Portland, ME, USA, by Old Squire Medcalf; Dinsmore: 22 Jun
1860 Census1860Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, age 31, farmer, property $2800-1200; brother Luke F, age 27 with him; near Thomas F. Houghton, and Joseph S. Houghton
1870 Census1870Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, age 42, a farmer, property $3000-$2000; next door to his uncle Joseph S. Houghton
1880 Census1880Fort Fairfield, Aroostook Co., ME, USA
1900 Census1900Soquel, Santa Cruz Co., CA, USA, age 72, landlord
DeathJan 18, 1903Soquel, CA, USA
BurialSoquel Cemetery, Soquel, CA, USA

Family: Dorcas L. Cutts b. 18 May 1836, d. 24 Mar 1922

William Houghton and Dorcas L. Cutts declared their intentions of marriage on Jun 17, 1853 Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA. William Houghton married Dorcas L. Cutts in Jun 30, 1853 at New Portland, ME, USA, by Old Squire Medcalf; Dinsmore: 22 Jun.
Father*Luke Houghton b. 7 May 1802, d. 11 Mar 1875
Mother*Dorcas Fletcher b. 21 May 1795, d. 6 Dec 1868

Austin Dinsmore Houghton

M, #34618, b. 5 March 1865, d. 5 June 1916

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BirthMar 5, 1865Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, age 5 in 1870 census; age 15 in 1880 census; age 44 in 1910 census
MarriageJun 30, 1886Orono, ME, USA
1910 Census1910Soquel, Santa Cruz Co., CA, USA, age 44, owner of planing mill
DeathJun 5, 1916Santa Cruz, CA, USA
BurialSoquel Cemetery, Soquel, CA, USA

Family: Nellie Drew b. 11 Apr 1867

Austin Dinsmore Houghton married Nellie Drew in Jun 30, 1886 at Orono, ME, USA.
Father*William Houghton b. 16 Jan 1828, d. 18 Jan 1903
Mother*Dorcas L. Cutts b. 18 May 1836, d. 24 Mar 1922

Dorcas L. Cutts

F, #34619, b. 18 May 1836, d. 24 March 1922

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BirthMay 18, 1836Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, age 24 in 1860 census; age 34 in 1870 census; age 44 in 1880 census; May 1836, age 64, ME, in 1900 census; age 73 in 1910 census; age 83 in 1920 census
Marriage BannJun 17, 1853Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA
MarriageJun 30, 1853New Portland, ME, USA, by Old Squire Medcalf; Dinsmore: 22 Jun
1860 Census1860Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, age 31, farmer, property $2800-1200; brother Luke F, age 27 with him; near Thomas F. Houghton, and Joseph S. Houghton
1870 Census1870Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, age 42, a farmer, property $3000-$2000; next door to his uncle Joseph S. Houghton
1880 Census1880Fort Fairfield, Aroostook Co., ME, USA
1900 Census1900Soquel, Santa Cruz Co., CA, USA, age 72, landlord
1910 Census1910Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co., CA, USA, age 73, widower, own income
1920 Census1920Soquel, Santa Cruz Co., CA, USA, age 62, none
DeathMar 24, 1922Santa Cruz, CA, USA

Family: William Houghton b. 16 Jan 1828, d. 18 Jan 1903

Dorcas L. Cutts and William Houghton declared their intentions of marriage on Jun 17, 1853 Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA. Dorcas L. Cutts married William Houghton, son of Luke Houghton and Dorcas Fletcher, in Jun 30, 1853 at New Portland, ME, USA, by Old Squire Medcalf; Dinsmore: 22 Jun.

Nellie Drew

F, #34620, b. 11 April 1867

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BirthApr 11, 1867ME, USA, Apr 1866, age 33 in 1900 census; age 42 in 1910 census; age 50 in 1920 census; age 59 in 1930 census
MarriageJun 30, 1886Orono, ME, USA
1900 Census1900Highlands, Macon Co., NC, USA, age 33; 3 children born, 3 living
1910 Census1910Soquel, Santa Cruz Co., CA, USA, age 44, owner of planing mill
1920 Census1920Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co., CA, USA, age 50, widow, a lumber company bookkeeper
1930 Census1930Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co., CA, USA, age 59, reading room librarian, a widow

Family: Austin Dinsmore Houghton b. 5 Mar 1865, d. 5 Jun 1916

Nellie Drew married Austin Dinsmore Houghton, son of William Houghton and Dorcas L. Cutts, in Jun 30, 1886 at Orono, ME, USA.