Bibliography and Sources for the Houghton Family Project (Charles J. Vella, PhD (c))

 

All the Houghton references and data in each of the following books and censuses is currently included in my private Houghton Database, which you can ask me to search:

Rev. Royal and Cecelia Houghton, Diary, 1868

Columbus Smith, Report to the Houghton Association, 1869

Pedigree of De Hoghton, of Hoghton Tower Charts (supplied by Sir Bernard de Hoghton, BT in 2005)

Henry S. Nourse, Lancaster, MA Vital Records, 1890

D. A. Keizer, The History and Genealogy of the Houghton Family, 1896 (Genealogy of Canadian Desc. of Capt. Timothy Houghton)

Almira White, The Genealogy of John White, 1900

John Wesley Houghton, MD, The Houghton Genealogy, 1912 (The first major Houghton Genealogy of Ralph and John Houghton)

Clarence W. Bowen, Ph.D., The History of Woodstock, CT, 1926

William Love II, Descendants of Capt. William Houghton and Marilla Clay, 1953

Vivian I. Uran, The Houghton Genealogy, 1953

Norman W. Carpenter, Descendants of Elijah Houghton, 1954

Willis Harry Miller, The Descendants of Henry Martin O'Brien and his wife Lydia Houghton, 1956

Marshall L. McClanahan, Ralph and Jane Houghton of Lancaster, Mass., 1957 (The second major Houghton Genealogy, volume 1)

Marshall L. McClanahan, John & Beatrix (Joselyn) Houghton of Lancaster, Massachusetts , & some of their Descendants. 1973 (The second major Houghton Genealogy, volume 2)

Marshall L. McClanahan, John Houghton, Pioneer of Hopewell, New Jersey , 1973 Rosamond Houghton VanNoy, Houghton Family, 1993

Barbara H. Houghton, et. al., The Michigan Descendants of Noah Houghton, 1994

Howard B. Houghton, Jr., Our Houghton Heritage, 1995 (The first major genealogy of John Houghton of NJ)

Dr. Carolyn Chapman, John Hart Houghton Genealogy, 1997

and 2000 other volumes citing a Houghton reference

New England Historical and Genealogical Register: All Houghton Citations, Vol. 1 to current

New England Published Vital Records: all of the currently published town Vital Records volumes, all Houghton citations

DAR Lineage Books, all Houghton citations

Vermont Division of Research, Middlesex VT: All Vermont Vital Records microfilms referencing Houghton surname: 1760-1980

U.S. Indian Census Schedules, 1885-1940

All 1790 Census (Complete: 110 Houghton individuals): CT, MA, ME, NC, NH, NY, VT

All 1800 Census (Complete: 184 Houghton individuals): CT, DE, DC, MA, MD, ME, NH, NY, NC, PA, RI, SC, VT

All 1810 Census (Complete: 172 Houghton individuals): CT, KY, MA, ME, NH, NY, VT, VA

All 1820 Census (Complete: 236 Houghton individuals): CT, GA, KY, ME, MA, NC, NH, NY, OH, PA, VT

All 1830 Census (Complete: 324 Houghton individuals): CT, GA, IL, IN, KY, ME, MA, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, PA, RI, TN, VA, VT

All 1840 Census (Complete: 473 Houghton individuals): AL, AR, CT, DE, BA, IA, IL, IN, LA, MA, ME, MI, MO, MS, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VA, VT, WI

All 1850 Census (Complete: 3024 Houghton individuals): AL, AR, CA, CT, DC, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, Slave Census (196)

1850 to 1880 Mortality Schedules: (125 Houghton individuals): 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880

All 1860 Census (Complete: 3360 Houghton individuals): AL, AR, CA, DC, FL, NH, IA, IL, IN, KS, LA, MA, ND, ME, MI, NC, NE, NJ, NM, NY, OH, PA, RI, TN, TX, VT, WI, Slave Census (58)

All 1870 Census: (Complete: 4169 Houghton individuals): AL, AR, AZ, CA, CT, Dakotas, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC (all Haughtons), NH, NJ, OH, OR, RI, TX, UT,VA, VT, WA, WI, WV

1880 Census (Complete: 4719 Houghton individuals): AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, DT, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

All 1880 Census Soundex (Complete: 4800 Houghton individuals): AL, CA, CT, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, LA, MA, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV

1900 Census: (Complete: 5393 Houghton individuals) AL, AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY, Military

1900 Census Soundex: AL, CA, MA, ME, NH, VT (discontinued)

1910 Census: (5570 Houghton individuals) CA, CO, CT, IA, IL, IN, KS, MA, ME, MI, MN, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, TX, UT, VT, WA, WI

1910 Census Soundex: CA (discontinued)

1920 Census Soundex: AL, CA, IA, KS, MA, ME, NH, NM, NV, VT, WI (discontinued)

1920 Census: (Complete: 6740 Houghton individuals): AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY

1930 Census: (Complete: 6065 Houghton individuals): AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, C.S., CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

1940 Census: MA, MI, NY Censuses for Houghten Surname (Complete: 1400 Individuals):

1790-1930 Censuses for Haughton Surname (Complete): 1790-1860

Social Security Death Index: (Ongoing)

California: California Birth Index, 1905-1995: 1239 Houghtons

California: California Death Index, 1940-1997: 694 Houghtons

California: California Marriage Index, 1960-1985: 591 Houghtons

Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003: 352 Houghtons

Minnesota: Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002;

Texas: Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997. Texas:

Texas Department of State Health Services: 529 Houghtons Texas:

Texas Death Certificates, 1890-1976. 140 Houghtons Texas:

Texas Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2002: 689 Houghtons

Vermont: Vermont Death Records, 1909-2008, 2001-2008, 400 Houghtons

GenealogyBank.com: America's Obituaries, Houghton Surname: 1200 Houghtons

World War I Draft Registrations 1917-1918: 1300 Houghton registrants

World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946: 391 Houghtons

U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942: 520 Houghtons

U.S. Veterans Cemeteries, ca.1800-2006: 366 Houghtons

Biography & Genealogy Master Index (BGMI): 484 Houghtons

NY Times Archives: Houghton Surname BMD & Obit search, 1851-1980 (415 pdf Houghton files)

All Internet Civil War Databases: Houghton Surname: 499 Houghtons Massachusetts Archives Collection (1629 - 1799),

Houghton Surname Search: 49 Houghtons

And Houghton information from 1065 Houghton contributors