William Douglas Houghton

M, #98341, b. 24 September 1951

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BirthSep 24, 1951Elkhorn, WI, USA
MarriageApr 16, 1993Fairfax Co., VA, USA, Marriage 2: 01 Apr 2007, St. Agnes Catholic Church, Balston, VA..
DNA ProjectFeb 5, 2010John Houghton, thru son Jonas

Family: Ann Marie Jones b. 12 Aug 1961

William Douglas Houghton married Ann Marie Jones in Apr 16, 1993 at Fairfax Co., VA, USA, Marriage 2: 01 Apr 2007, St. Agnes Catholic Church, Balston, VA..
Father*Bruce Robertson Houghton b. 29 Apr 1920
Mother*Louise Mary Dobrick b. 21 Feb 1919, d. 26 Jan 1983

Ian Douglas Houghton

M, #98342, b. 25 November 1997

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BirthNov 25, 1997Fairfax Co., VA, USA
Father*William Douglas Houghton b. 24 Sep 1951
Mother*Ann Marie Jones b. 12 Aug 1961

Bruce Robertson Houghton

M, #98343

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Robert Cushman

M, #98344

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Marriage
DeathElkhorn, WI, USA

Family: Nancy Faith Houghton b. 8 Oct 1932, d. 20 Oct 2000

Robert Cushman married Nancy Faith Houghton, daughter of Orley Clifton Houghton and Faith Chamberlain.

George William Houghton

M, #98345, b. circa 1941, d. April 2009

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Birthcirca 1941
DeathApr, 2009North Augusta, SC, USA, age 68

Louise Mary Dobrick

F, #98346, b. 21 February 1919, d. 26 January 1983

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BirthFeb 21, 1919Juneau, WI, USA
MarriageMar 21, 1947Kenosha, WI, USA
DeathJan 26, 1983La Grange, Walworth Co., WI, USA
BurialRound Priaire Cemetery, Elkhorn, WI, USA

Family: Bruce Robertson Houghton b. 29 Apr 1920

Louise Mary Dobrick married Bruce Robertson Houghton, son of Orley Clifton Houghton and Marion Maude Robertson, in Mar 21, 1947 at Kenosha, WI, USA.

Ann Marie Jones

F, #98347, b. 12 August 1961

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BirthAug 12, 1961Houston, TX, USA
MarriageApr 16, 1993Fairfax Co., VA, USA, Marriage 2: 01 Apr 2007, St. Agnes Catholic Church, Balston, VA..

Family: William Douglas Houghton b. 24 Sep 1951

Ann Marie Jones married William Douglas Houghton, son of Bruce Robertson Houghton and Louise Mary Dobrick, in Apr 16, 1993 at Fairfax Co., VA, USA, Marriage 2: 01 Apr 2007, St. Agnes Catholic Church, Balston, VA..

Archbishop William Houghton

M, #98348, d. 1298

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Death1298Dijon, France

Notable Houghtons

M, #98349

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NotableRalph Houghton (~1624-1705) was the founding ancestor of the Ralph Houghton line of Lancaster, MA. Genetically unrelated to John Houghton of Lancaster MA.
NotableJohn Houghton (~1624-1684) was the founding ancestor of the John Houghton line of Lancaster, MA.
Notable1629was the first Houghton to arrive in America
Notable1635On of the earliest Houghtons.
NotableJohn Houghton (~1660-1709) was the founding ancestor of the John Houghton line of Stony Brooke, NJ.
NotableJohn Houghton (1668-?), in his legal testimony at the Salem witch trial, supported John Proctor and his wife Elizabeth, who were accused of witchcraft and were convicted; and John Proctor was hanged.
NotableRowland Houghton (1678-1744) was a Boston mechanic who designed a new “theodolate,” a brass surveying instrument. He received a patent from the General Court of the Colony of Massachusetts in 1735. This was only the second patent for a mechanical invention issued in the British colonies of North America. It is the earliest brass surveying instrument to be patented and documented. One of only two extant is an incomplete version that is housed in the Smithsonian.
NotableEzra Houghton (1722-1789) was a Tory loyalist in the American Revolutionary War. There were only 4 Houghtons (John Houghton 3d, Solomon Houghton, Nahum Houghton, and Ezra) to stay loyal to England. All had lands confiscated.
NotableLt. Ralph Houghton (1729-1809) was one of the original Minutemen in the American Revolution from Milton, MA.
NotableElijah Houghton (1746-1830) was the founding ancestor of the Elijah Houghton line of Virginia.
NotableAbijah Houghton Jr (1749-1831) was one of the original Minutemen in Rev. War and was wounded at Bunker Hill.
NotableDaniel Houghton (1755-1775) and William French were shot in mass as the first proto-martyrs of the Revolutionary War, dying as a result of wounds in a fray with the "Yorker" Royalists in which Vermonters fired no shots.
Notable18501850 patent for mechanical dishwasher
Notable1850Owned the most slaves (99) of any Houghton/Haughton in any US census
NotableHon. Samuel Prentiss (1782-1857), husband of Lucretia Houghton, was a U.S. Senator from VT, 1831-1842 and a Supreme Court Judge of VT.
NotableJohn W. Houghton (1789-1851) was a noted Augusta, GA shoe manufacturer; he left money in his will to build a school for poor children (1st public school there) and freed his slaves and left money for them to go to Liberia.
NotableEli Houghton (1797-1865) was a member of the Church of the Latter Day Saint at Nauvoo, IL, whichJoseph Smith, Jr. founded. Blessed by Hiram Smith, older brother of the movement's founder, Joseph Smith.
NotableElijah Houghton (1801-1868) was a New York mahogany wood and lumber yard owner and a widely published poet in his day.
NotableMary Elizabeth Sawyer (1806-1889), daughter of Elizabeth Houghton, was the Mary of the poem "Mary had a little lamb".
NotableArthur A. Houghton, Sr. (1866–1928), son of Amory Houghton Jr, was a former president of Corning Glass.
NotableWilliam J. Tully (1870–1930), son-in-law of Amory Houghton Jr; father of Alice Tully; New York State Senator 1905 to 1908
NotableJesse Houghton Metcalf (1860-1942), grandson of Eunice Dench Houghton, wasan industrialist, philanthropist, and United States senator from RI.
NotableAlanson Bigelow Houghton (1863-1941) was the chief United States diplomat to Germany and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Court of St. James's 1925-1929 (Britain) between the World Wars and was the only Houghton ever to be on the cover of Time Magazine.
Notable(1906-1924) A famous college coach; coached Thorpe; inducted into College Football Hall of Fame
NotableKatherine Martha Houghton (1878-1951) was a birth control and Suffrage movement leader and mother of Katharine Hepburn, the actress. She joined her friend Margaret Sanger in building the American Birth Control League (today it is Planned Parenthood Federation of America).
Notable(1887-1954) First American professor of physical anthropologist at Harvard
Notable1966(1936-2001) he helped found Enidine, formerly known as Integrated Dynamics.
Notable(1880-1975), a medical missionary to China; involved in loss of original Peking Man Homo erectus fossils
NotableAmory Houghton, Sr (1899-1981) was president of Corning, Inc.,US ambassador to France, 1957-1961, and was a National President of the Boy Scouts of America.
NotableArthur A. Houghton, Jr. (1906–1990), philantropist, former president of Steuben Glass Co., a former division of Corning Glass.The Houghton Library of Harvard University was named after him.
NotableDr. Walter Edwards Houghton, Jr, PhD (1904-1983) was a professor at both Harvard University and Wellesley College and a noted Victorian period scholar.
NotableAlice Bigelow Tully (1902-1993), granddaughter of Amory Houghton Jr., a professional mezzo-soprano singer and philantrophist. Funded the Alice Tully Hall, a 1000 seat chamber music hall of Lincoln Center.
Notable(1913-1997) LAPD Ass. Chief of Police; investigated assassination of Robert Kennedy and Manson murders
NotableNoted Civil War Photographer
Notable(1916-2005) a noted labor mediator whose long career included mediating a dispute between the United Farm Workers and a major California grape grower in the 1960s and serving as chairman of the Federal Labor Relations Authority during the air-traffic controllers' strike in the 1980s
Notable(1911-2008) He survived the Bataan Death March and was on the Atomic Energy Commission
NotableJames Richardson Houghton (1936-) is the retired CEO and Chairman of the Board of Corning Inc.
NotableAmory Houghton Jr (1926-) was president of Corning, Inc., and a member of the US House of Representatives, 1987-2005.
NotableSchuyler Grant (1971-), great niece of actress Katherine Hepburn, is an American actress best known for supporting roles in television and is studio director at the New York Kula Yoga Project
Notable(1969-) President, National Wildlife Refuge Association in 2016
Notable
NotableArthur Amory Houghton was a noted numismatic scholar and novelist.
NotableMundy Hepburn is an American artist who designs and builds glass sculptures filled with luminous electrified inert gases.
Notablewas a Professor for the deaf
Notable(1885-1931) He survived the sinking of the RMS Lusitania on May 7, 1915.
Notable(1904-1990) Marshall L. McClanahan compiled, after John Wesley Houghton's 1912 Houghton Genealogy, the second most extensive Houghton Genealogy in order "to correct John Wesley Houghton", basing his compilation partially on the data supplied by Dr. Harris Ayres Houghton.
Notable(1834-1899) was the founder of the Haughton Elevator Co. in 1867
NotableAmerican TV and film producer; producer for Rod Sterling's Twilight Zone TV series.
Notable(1947-) a very well published cancer immunology professor and researcher at the Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Notable(1895-1992), husband of Mary Louise Houghton; One of founders of AIG insurance and Chinese scholar
Notable(1892-1980) Brigadier General, U.S.A.F.
Notable(1914-2016) Film actor and dancer, 1927-1975
Notable(1926-2002) In 1950 he played professional football for Washington Redskins.
NotableA research oceanographer
NotableJames Houghton was the artistic director of the Signature Theater and was the director of the drama division at Juilliard
NotableDaniel Houghton is the executive director of NC2 Media, which recently purchased the Lonely Planet guidebook company for $77 million.
Notable(1823-1895) "Founder of the Riverside Press (1852), Hurd & Houghton (1864-1878), Houghton, Osgood and Company (1878-1880), Houghton, Mifflin & Company (1880). Senior Partner 1880 to 1895."

Margaret Beekman

F, #98350, b. circa 1821, d. 29 August 1835

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Birthcirca 1821
DeathAug 29, 1835age 14
BurialBeekman Cemetery, Beetown, Grant Co., WI, USA
Father*Abraham Christopher Beekman b. 29 Sep 1787, d. 24 Feb 1877
Mother*Elizabeth Houghton b. 13 Apr 1791, d. 24 Aug 1864

Matilda Beekman

F, #98351, b. 2 December 1824, d. 30 March 1901

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BirthDec 2, 1824
Marriage
DeathMar 30, 1901

Family: Dr. Lewis H. Mosher b. 17 Nov 1822, d. 29 Mar 1882

Matilda Beekman married Dr. Lewis H. Mosher.
Father*Abraham Christopher Beekman b. 29 Sep 1787, d. 24 Feb 1877
Mother*Elizabeth Houghton b. 13 Apr 1791, d. 24 Aug 1864

Dr. Lewis H. Mosher

M, #98352, b. 17 November 1822, d. 29 March 1882

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BirthNov 17, 1822
Marriage
DeathMar 29, 1882

Family: Matilda Beekman b. 2 Dec 1824, d. 30 Mar 1901

Dr. Lewis H. Mosher married Matilda Beekman, daughter of Abraham Christopher Beekman and Elizabeth Houghton.

William Benford Aitken PhD

M, #98353, b. 21 July 1867

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BirthJul 21, 1867New York City, NY, USA
Father*William Benford Aitken b. 24 Dec 1810, d. 7 Aug 1880
Mother*Catharine Beekman b. 8 May 1826, d. 1906

Mary Scott Beekman

F, #98354, b. 24 January 1830

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BirthJan 24, 1830
MarriageMay 18, 1853

Family: Major Benjamin T. Biggs

Mary Scott Beekman married Major Benjamin T. Biggs in May 18, 1853.
Father*Abraham Christopher Beekman b. 29 Sep 1787, d. 24 Feb 1877
Mother*Elizabeth Houghton b. 13 Apr 1791, d. 24 Aug 1864

Major Benjamin T. Biggs

M, #98355

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MarriageMay 18, 1853

Family: Mary Scott Beekman b. 24 Jan 1830

Major Benjamin T. Biggs married Mary Scott Beekman, daughter of Abraham Christopher Beekman and Elizabeth Houghton, in May 18, 1853.

Caroline Beekman

F, #98356, b. 2 March 1832, d. 1 July 1890

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BirthMar 2, 1832
Marriage1854
DeathJul 1, 1890

Family: Sewell C. Biggs b. 1823, d. 1911

Caroline Beekman married Sewell C. Biggs in 1854.
Father*Abraham Christopher Beekman b. 29 Sep 1787, d. 24 Feb 1877
Mother*Elizabeth Houghton b. 13 Apr 1791, d. 24 Aug 1864

Sewell C. Biggs

M, #98357, b. 1823, d. 1911

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Birth1823
Marriage1854
Death1911

Family: Caroline Beekman b. 2 Mar 1832, d. 1 Jul 1890

Sewell C. Biggs married Caroline Beekman, daughter of Abraham Christopher Beekman and Elizabeth Houghton, in 1854.

Researchers Houghton

M, #98358

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Evelyn Chase

F, #98359, b. 1915, d. 1990

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Birth1915Washington, DC, USA, age 24 in 1940 census
Marriage
1940 Census1940Washington, DC, USA, age 54, private practice lawyer
Marriage
Death1990
BurialRock Creek Cemetery, Washington, DC, USA

Family 1: Alfred Macy Houghton b. 20 Jun 1885, d. 1953

Family 2: William C. Barbee

Evelyn Chase married William C. Barbee.

Alfred Ballentine Houghton

M, #98360, b. 7 April 1943, d. 4 December 2008

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BirthApr 7, 1943Washington, DC, USA
MarriageJun 14, 1966McLean, VA, USA
Marriage
DeathDec 4, 2008Richmond, VA, USA
BurialRock Creek Cemetery, Washington, DC, USA
Notablearrested for the killing of his wife

Family 1: Katherine Pollard Maddux b. c 1945, d. 18 Sep 1971

Alfred Ballentine Houghton married Katherine Pollard Maddux in Jun 14, 1966 at McLean, VA, USA.

Family 2: Vera Lacher b. c 1950

Alfred Ballentine Houghton married Vera Lacher.
Father*Alfred Macy Houghton b. 20 Jun 1885, d. 1953
Mother*Evelyn Chase b. 1915, d. 1990

Erika Plea

F, #98361

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Marriage

Family: Aaron David Houghton b. c 1974

Ann Houghton

F, #98362

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BirthWashington, DC, USA
Marriage

Family: (?) Thouron

Ann Houghton married (?) Thouron.
Father*Alfred Macy Houghton b. 20 Jun 1885, d. 1953
Mother*Evelyn Chase b. 1915, d. 1990

(?) Thouron

M, #98363

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Family: Ann Houghton

(?) Thouron married Ann Houghton, daughter of Alfred Macy Houghton and Evelyn Chase.

Loren (?)

F, #98364, b. circa 1956

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Birthcirca 1956
Marriage

Lt. Col. Jean M. Houghton

F, #98365, b. 1 April 1924, d. 4 December 2008

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BirthApr 1, 1924Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, age 6 in 1930 census; age 16 in 1940 census
1940 Census1940Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, age 37, divorced, dept. store saleslady; and father Fritz Eckerstrom, 75, Sweden
DeathDec 4, 2008Needham, Norfolk Co., MA, USA, age 84
BurialSt. Mary's Cemetery, Needham, Norfolk Co., MA, USA
Father*Casco Charles Houghton b. 25 Mar 1897, d. Oct 1961
Mother*Florence M. Eckerstrom b. 22 May 1902, d. 16 Aug 1988

Lawrence Bradlee Houghton Sr

M, #98366, b. 19 January 1928

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BirthJan 19, 1928Cambridge, MA, USA, age 2 2?/12 in 1930 census; age 12 in 1940 census
Marriage
DNA ProjectJan 31, 2013Non-Ralph Houghton DNA; Kit Number: 271646

Family: Dolores Maria Tortora b. 8 Sep 1940

Lawrence Bradlee Houghton Sr married Dolores Maria Tortora.
Father*Casco Charles Houghton b. 25 Mar 1897, d. Oct 1961
Mother*Florence M. Eckerstrom b. 22 May 1902, d. 16 Aug 1988

Lawrence Bradlee Houghton Jr.

M, #98367, b. June 1970

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BirthJun, 1970

Family: Erin Kelly

Father*Lawrence Bradlee Houghton Sr b. 19 Jan 1928
Mother*Dolores Maria Tortora b. 8 Sep 1940

Dolores Maria Tortora

F, #98368, b. 8 September 1940

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BirthSep 8, 1940
Marriage

Family: Lawrence Bradlee Houghton Sr b. 19 Jan 1928

Virginia Houghton

F, #98369, b. 1925

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Birth1925Cambridge, MA, USA, age 4 2?/12 in 1930 census; age 14 in 1940 census
Marriage
Father*Casco Charles Houghton b. 25 Mar 1897, d. Oct 1961
Mother*Florence M. Eckerstrom b. 22 May 1902, d. 16 Aug 1988

Joseph Tierney

M, #98370, b. 14 November 1919, d. 9 June 2003

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BirthNov 14, 1919
Marriage
DeathJun 9, 2003Waltham, MA, USA