Bibliography and Sources for the Houghton Family Project

by 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 and on the Houghton Surname Project Website, 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 to the author)
  • 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
  • Lillie Brandt, Descendants of Eleazer Houghton, 1690-1790, and his wife Elizabeth (Divoll) Houghton, 1693-1784, c 1964
  • 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 1400 other volumes citing a Houghton reference
  • Boston Transcript: all 1911 to 1940 Houghton citations in Genealogical pages
  • 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
  • 1855 state censuses: New York (545 Houghtons); 
  • 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
  • 1890 Veterans Census: (Complete: 140  Houghtons)
  • 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)
  • 1900 Census: (Complete: 1525 Haughton individuals)
  • 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: (Complete: 6241 Houghton individuals): AL, AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO , 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, NY, PA, RI, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY
  • 1825-1921 Canadian Censuses for Houghtons born in USA (Complete: 148 Houghtons)
  • 1851-1911 English/Wales Censuses for Houghtons born in USA (113 Houghtons)
  • Censuses for Houghten Surname (Complete: 1400 Individuals): 1790-1930
  • Censuses for Haughton Surname (Complete): 1790-1900
  • 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
  • U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934: 275 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 802 Houghton contributors

If using this material please use citation: "Houghton Surname Project, authored and compiled by Charles J. Vella, PhD"

 

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