Seth Houghton

M, #91, b. 13 March 1757, d. 4 May 1815
Father*Elijah Houghton b. 14 Feb 1730, d. 16 Feb 1822
Mother*Mary Andrews b. 1 Oct 1734, d. 21 Sep 1800

Biography

BirthMar 13, 1757Milton, Norfolk Co., MA, USA, Uran, p. 155, MLM, p. 37: of Ashby, MA;p. 21, Braintree, MA
Milit-BegApr 19, 1775Milton, Norfolk Co., MA, USA, Uran: Earlier while living there, he was called up by the midnight alarm of Paul Revere on April 18, 1775 and enlisted 4/19/1775 at Milton, Mass. His National Number was 176816. His Revolutionary service is given on page 308, Volume VIII of Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors.: "Houghton, Seth, Milton. Private, Capt. John Bradley' (Milton) co. of militia, Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 13 days, after the fight at Concord and before completion of standing army; also, Capt. William Bent's co., Col. John Greaton's regt; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos. 12 days; also, Capt. Bent's co., 36th regt; company return dated Fort No. 2, Oct. 5, 1775; also, Capt. Bent's co., Col. John Greaton's regt; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Dec. 1, 1775."

Uran: F.W. Cook, Secretary, Office of the Secretary, Revolutionary War Service, Commonwealth of Mass. (in letter to May H. Morgan, 11/28/1927) states that the record index to Revolutionary service contains the following references, a certificate of which, giving vol. and page references to orig. rolls could be sent:

"Seth Houghton, of Milton, Private, Capt. Bradley's company, Col. Robinson's regiment, at Lexington and Concord in 1775; 13 days; Capt. Bent's company, Col. Greaton's regiment, April 27 to Dec 1, 1775."

Seth Houghton, of Milton, Private, Capt. John Bradley's company, Col. (Lemuel) Robinson's regiment which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 from Milton. Service 13 days after the Concord fight and before completion of the standing army. Town to which soldier belonged, Milton.

Volume 11, 199:
Seth Houghton appears with rank of Private on Muster Rolls of Capt. William Brent's company, Col. Greaton's regt., dated Aug.1, 1775. Time of enlistment April 27, 1775. Time of sevice, 3 mo. 12 days.

Vol. 14, 13:
Seth Houghton appears with rank of Private on Company return of Capt. William Brent's Co, 36th regt, dated Fort No. 2 Oct. 5, 1775.

Vol. 56, 239:
Seth Houghton appears in an order for Bounty Coat or its equivalent in money given by said Houghton and others dated Cambridge Dec. 1, 1775. Payable to Serg. Elijah Keyes. Bounty due on account of service in Capt. William Bent's Co., Col. John Greaton's regt."

Above abstracts are from the Record Index to the Revolutionary War Activities, Office of the Sect., Boston, July 8, 1901
Milit-EndDec 1, 1775Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
MarriageJun 12, 1781Ashby, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Ashby VR & E. Cole: 12 Jun 1781, Ashby; married by Rev. Sam'l Whitman;Great granddaughter Lydia May Houghton gave Oct. 4, 1781 in DAR application.
1790 Census1790Ashby, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, 6 Total: 1 male 16+, 3 males under 16, 2 females; next door to father Elijah
1800 Census1800Baltimore, Windsor Co., VT, USA, 12 Total; 32101-31001; 3 male 1-9, 2 male 10-15, 1 male 16-25, 1 male 45+; 3 female 1-9, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 45+
1810 Census1810Baltimore, Windsor Co., VT, USA, 9 Total; 21101-02101; 2 male <10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 16-25, 1 male 45+//2 female 10-15, 1 female 16-25,1 female 45+
DeathMay 4, 1815Baltimore, Windsor Co., VT, USA, "age 69"; Pollard: 4 May 1813; DAR: 1815 NSDAR; Thompson, Uran: 4 May 1815; MLM: May 5, 1815; [Baltimore was a village near North Springfield.]; Uran: He dropped dead while he was working at his cobbling bench in his 59th year.
BurialBaltimore Cemetery, Baltimore, Windsor Co., VT, USA, A plain slate slab

Family

Sarah Cole Wheeler b. 24 Oct 1765, d. 25 Jul 1833
Marriage*Seth Houghton married Sarah Cole Wheeler on Jun 12, 1781 at Ashby, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Ashby VR & E. Cole: 12 Jun 1781, Ashby; married by Rev. Sam'l Whitman;Great granddaughter Lydia May Houghton gave Oct. 4, 1781 in DAR application. 
Children

Sarah Cole Wheeler

F, #92, b. 24 October 1765, d. 25 July 1833

Biography

BirthOct 24, 1765Fitchburg, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Houghton: Plainfield CT, 24 Oct 1765; Uran (quoting letter from Elbert C. Cole, of Williamstown, MA): Plainfield CT ; E. Cole & Pollard: 24 Oct 1760
MarriageJun 12, 1781Ashby, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Ashby VR & E. Cole: 12 Jun 1781, Ashby; married by Rev. Sam'l Whitman;Great granddaughter Lydia May Houghton gave Oct. 4, 1781 in DAR application.
DeathJul 25, 1833Jay, Essex, NY, USA
BurialJay Cemetery, Jay, Essex, NY, USA

Family

Seth Houghton b. 13 Mar 1757, d. 4 May 1815
Marriage*Sarah Cole Wheeler married Seth Houghton, son of Elijah Houghton and Mary Andrews, on Jun 12, 1781 at Ashby, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Ashby VR & E. Cole: 12 Jun 1781, Ashby; married by Rev. Sam'l Whitman;Great granddaughter Lydia May Houghton gave Oct. 4, 1781 in DAR application. 
Children

Elijah Houghton

M, #93, b. 14 February 1730, d. 16 February 1822
Father*Ebenezer Houghton b. 25 Aug 1695, d. 24 Jan 1783
Mother*Sarah Evans b. 4 Jun 1700, d. 3 Sep 1775

Biography

Milit-Begbetween 1775 and 1776Mass. Soldiers: "Houghton, Elijah, Milton. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Tucker's (Milton) co., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days; also, Capt. William Bent's co., Col. John Greaton's regt; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos. 12 days; also, Capt. Bent's co., 26th regt; company return dated Fort No. 2, Oct. 5, 1775; also, Capt. Bent's co., Col. Greaton's regt; order for bounty coat dated Cambridge, Dec. 1, 1775; also, Corporal, Capt. John Bradley's (Milton) co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt; service 5 days; company marched to Dorchester Neck March 4, 1776, wen the forts were erected on the Heights; also, Pirvate, Capt. Josiah Vose's (Milton) co; service from April 13 to April 26, 1776, 12 days, in defence of seacoast."; DAR Patriot Index, Vol. 58, p. 250 "Elijah Houghton (1729-1822) served several enlistments under different commands, 1775-1780, Massachusetts troops. He was born in Boston Mass; died in Ashby." ; DAR Lineage Book Vol. 143, p. 298 "Elijah Houghton (1729-1822) served as private in the Massachusetts militia under Colonel Greaton. He was born in Boston; died in Ashby, Mass."
Milit-End1780MLM: no date, served in 3 different regiments
1790 Census1790Ashby, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, 1 male 16+ and 1 female
1800 Census1800Ashby, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, 00001-0001: 1 male 45+; 1 female 45+
1810 Census1810Ashby, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, 1 male 45+
DeathFeb 16, 1822Ashby, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, FWH, JWH, MLM, 1823; DAR Patriot: 2-17-1822, MA; Dar Lineage: 1822;
BurialVillage Cemetery, Ashby, Middlesex Co., MA, USA

Family

Mary Andrews b. 1 Oct 1734, d. 21 Sep 1800
MarriageElijah Houghton married Mary Andrews on Sep 9, 1756 at Milton, Norfolk Co., MA, USA
Children

Mary Andrews

F, #94, b. 1 October 1734, d. 21 September 1800

Biography

BirthOct 1, 1734Milton, Norfolk Co., MA, USA
MarriageSep 9, 1756Milton, Norfolk Co., MA, USA
DeathSep 21, 1800Ashby, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, not in VR

Family

Elijah Houghton b. 14 Feb 1730, d. 16 Feb 1822
Marriage*Mary Andrews married Elijah Houghton, son of Ebenezer Houghton and Sarah Evans, on Sep 9, 1756 at Milton, Norfolk Co., MA, USA
Children

Ebenezer Houghton

M, #96, b. 25 August 1695, d. 24 January 1783
Father*Joseph Houghton b. 1 May 1657, d. 22 Mar 1736/37
Mother*Jane Vose b. 21 Nov 1668, d. 2 Oct 1707

Biography

BirthAug 25, 1695Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VRs: 1693 only; FWH,Teele, MLM: Aug. 25, 1695; JWH: 8,25,1695, Lancaster; Vose: bp in Milton, Oct., 1697; Jason Houghton: Aug. 25, 1695 & 1696; Edna Houghton: 8.25.1695 (Oct. 25, 1695)
MarriageSep 27, 1722Milton, Norfolk Co., MA, USA, marriage by Mr. Peter Thacher at Milton; Teele, MLM: Sept. 17, 1722
DeathJan 24, 1783Milton, Norfolk Co., MA, USA, Milton VR: 86 years; JWH, FWH: 87 y; Jason Houghton: Jan. 24, 1783, age 87 y. 5 m.

Family

Sarah Evans b. 4 Jun 1700, d. 3 Sep 1775
Marriage*Ebenezer Houghton married Sarah Evans on Sep 27, 1722 at Milton, Norfolk Co., MA, USA, marriage by Mr. Peter Thacher at Milton; Teele, MLM: Sept. 17, 1722. 
Children

Sarah Evans

F, #97, b. 4 June 1700, d. 3 September 1775

Biography

BirthJun 4, 1700Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, Uran: 4 Jun 1709; Teele gives age 75 in 1775
MarriageSep 27, 1722Milton, Norfolk Co., MA, USA, marriage by Mr. Peter Thacher at Milton; Teele, MLM: Sept. 17, 1722
DeathSep 3, 1775Milton, Norfolk Co., MA, USA, NEHGR: a. 75

Family

Ebenezer Houghton b. 25 Aug 1695, d. 24 Jan 1783
Marriage*Sarah Evans married Ebenezer Houghton, son of Joseph Houghton and Jane Vose, on Sep 27, 1722 at Milton, Norfolk Co., MA, USA, marriage by Mr. Peter Thacher at Milton; Teele, MLM: Sept. 17, 1722. 
Children

Joseph Houghton

M, #98, b. 1 May 1657, d. 22 March 1736/37
Father*Ralph Houghton b. 1623/24, d. 15 Apr 1705
Mother*Jane (?) b. c 1626, d. 10 Jan 1700/1

Biography

BirthMay 1, 1657Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH, MLM: 5, 1, 1657; Savage, FWH, MLM: 6 Jul 1657; Lancaster VRs: 1=5m 1657; AF: 1 May 1657 Charlestown, MA; NEGHR: May 1, 1657
MarriageOct 31, 1693Milton, Norfolk Co., MA, USA, Torrey: 1/wf, 31 Oct 1693, Milton/Lancaster
Mil. Serv.1704Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, in Captain Wilder's garrison
MarriageDec 8, 1708Milton, Norfolk Co., MA, USA
DeathMar 22, 1736/37Milton, Norfolk Co., MA, USA, JWH: 3, 22, 1737

Family 1

Jane Vose b. 21 Nov 1668, d. 2 Oct 1707
Marriage*Joseph Houghton married Jane Vose on Oct 31, 1693 at Milton, Norfolk Co., MA, USA, Torrey: 1/wf, 31 Oct 1693, Milton/Lancaster. 
Children

Family 2

Margaret Reding d. Apr 1737
Marriage*Joseph Houghton married Margaret Reding on Dec 8, 1708 at Milton, Norfolk Co., MA, USA

Jane Vose

F, #99, b. 21 November 1668, d. 2 October 1707

Biography

BirthNov 21, 1668Milton, Norfolk Co., MA, USA, Milton: Jan.
MarriageOct 31, 1693Milton, Norfolk Co., MA, USA, Torrey: 1/wf, 31 Oct 1693, Milton/Lancaster
DeathOct 2, 1707Milton, Norfolk Co., MA, USA

Family

Joseph Houghton b. 1 May 1657, d. 22 Mar 1736/37
Marriage*Jane Vose married Joseph Houghton, son of Ralph Houghton and Jane (?), on Oct 31, 1693 at Milton, Norfolk Co., MA, USA, Torrey: 1/wf, 31 Oct 1693, Milton/Lancaster. 
Children

Ralph Houghton

M, #101, b. 1623/24, d. 15 April 1705

Notable Houghton

     Notable Houghton: Ralph Houghton (~1624-1705) was the founding ancestor of the Ralph Houghton line of Lancaster, MA. Genetically unrelated to John Houghton of Lancaster MA.

Biography

Birth1623/24England
Marriagecirca 1650Unclear whether the marriage took place in England or Massachusetts; Torrey: ca 1650?, b 1653; Richard Houghton: around 1646-1647;
DeathApr 15, 1705Milton, Norfolk Co., MA, USA, a. 82; at Milton Common per JWH
Burial
JWH 1912 GenealogyRalph Houghton is listed in JW Houghton's 1912 Houghton Genealogy as the ancestor of one of the two largest Houghton lineages in United States.
     Ralph Houghton is listed in JW Houghton's 1912 Houghton Genealogy as the ancestor of one of the two largest Houghton lineages in United States.

Family

Jane (?) b. c 1626, d. 10 Jan 1700/1
Marriage*Ralph Houghton married Jane (?) in circa 1650; Unclear whether the marriage took place in England or Massachusetts; Torrey: ca 1650?, b 1653; Richard Houghton: around 1646-1647. 
Children

John Houghton

M, #102, b. 1624, d. 29 April 1684

Notable Houghton

     Notable Houghton: John Houghton (~1624-1684) was the founding ancestor of the John Houghton line of Lancaster, MA. Notable Houghton: is the original emigrant of the John Houghton of Lancaster MA line.

Biography

Birth1624England
Marriagebefore 1650
DeathApr 29, 1684Lancaster, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
BurialOld Burial Field Cemetery (Old Settler's Burial Yard), Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
JWH 1912 GenealogyJohn Houghton is listed in JW Houghton's 1912 Houghton Genealogy as the ancestor of one of the two largest Houghton lineages in United States.
as the ancestor of one of the two largest Houghton lineages in United States.
     John Houghton is listed in JW Houghton's 1912 Houghton Genealogy as the ancestor of one of the two largest Houghton lineages in United States.
as the ancestor of one of the two largest Houghton lineages in United States.

Family

Beatrix (?) d. 8 Jan 1720
Marriage*John Houghton married Beatrix (?) on before 1650. 
Children

John Houghton

M, #103, b. before 1660, d. 1709

Notable Houghton

     Notable Houghton: John Houghton (~1660-1709) was the founding ancestor of the John Houghton line of Stony Brooke, NJ.

Notable Houghton: is the original emigrant of the John Houghton of New Jersey line.

Biography

Birthbefore 1660England, Primm: bef. 1660; Kunce: Aug. 28, 1655, Stoney Brook, NJ; SAR application: 4-28-1655
MarriageJun 20, 1678?Not in Torrey; The date is from Annie Schaffer's (of Sunbury, PA) DAR application (in Howard Houghton).
Census1684Burlington Co., NJ, USA, John Hooton
Death1709Kunce: Apr. 14, 1720, New Castle, DE or Stoney Brooke, NJ

Family

Dyna Phillips b. 18 Sep 1657, d. Oct 1738
Marriage*John Houghton married Dyna Phillips on Jun 20, 1678? Not in Torrey; The date is from Annie Schaffer's (of Sunbury, PA) DAR application (in Howard Houghton). 
Children

Elijah Houghton

M, #104, b. between 1746 and 1750, d. 1830
Father*Joseph Houton b. b 1726

Biography

DNA ProjectElijah Houghton's descendant Thomas Roger Houghton, indicating this is a unique Houghton DNA line
Birthbetween 1746 and 1750VA, USA, Per his testimony of June 1826, he stated he was near 80; Carol Houghton: c 1759
MarriageSam Sutton: Eli is also the executor of the Quaker Moses Heaton's estate. I believe Eli's first wife was probably a Heaton. His brother -in-low Ben Heaton settles with him tin the Rush River Valley of furture Rappahannock County.
Marriage1782VA, USA
1810 Census1810Culpeper, Culpeper Co., VA, USA, 6 Total; 02101-01001; 2 male 10-15, 1 male 16-25, 1 male 45+//1 female 10-15, 1 female 45+
Mil. Enls1812War of 1812 Pension Application Files Index, 1812-1815, Ancestry.com
1820 Census1820Culpeper Co., VA, USA
Death1830Culpeper Co., VA, USA

Family 1

(?) Heaton
Marriage*Elijah Houghton married (?) Heaton Sam Sutton: Eli is also the executor of the Quaker Moses Heaton's estate. I believe Eli's first wife was probably a Heaton. His brother -in-low Ben Heaton settles with him tin the Rush River Valley of furture Rappahannock County. 

Family 2

Child

Family 3

Sarah Jackson b. 1754, d. b 1820
Marriage*Elijah Houghton married Sarah Jackson on 1782 at VA, USA
Children

Merle Elwood Wade

M, #116, b. 29 November 1891, d. 19 November 1970

Biography

BirthNov 29, 1891Osceola, Clarke Co., IA, USA
MarriageJun 14, 1917Des Moines, Polk Co., IA, USA
DeathNov 19, 1970

Family

Elouise Morgan b. 14 Jun 1896, d. 1976
Marriage*Merle Elwood Wade married Elouise Morgan, daughter of James Hamilton Morgan and Lydia May Houghton, on Jun 14, 1917 at Des Moines, Polk Co., IA, USA
Children