Rebecca Gates

F, #7201, b. 31 July 1740, d. 15 February 1766

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BirthJul 31, 1740Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Marriage BannDec 4, 1757Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageFeb 23, 1758Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathFeb 15, 1766Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, childbirth; JWH: 2,15,1756
BurialOld Settlers' BF Cemetery/ Old Burying Yard, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, #111, In Memory of Mrs. Rebekah ye Wife of Mr. Philimon Houghton Who died Febr'y ye 15th, A.D. 1766 Aetatis 26
'Now sleeps, God rest her Soul; A vertuous wife Her hapless Husband's only Pride in Life. Triumphant mount where Happy Plannets role, And open Paradise to her Immortal Soul.'

Family: Philemon Houghton b. 3 Jun 1731, d. 15 Feb 1788

Rebecca Gates and Philemon Houghton declared their intentions of marriage on Dec 4, 1757 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Rebecca Gates married Philemon Houghton, son of Benjamin Houghton Jr and Ruth Wheelock, in Feb 23, 1758 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Dinah Osgood

F, #7202, b. 10 March 1738

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BirthMar 10, 1738Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Marriage BannApr 20, 1758Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageMay 1, 1758Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family: Lemuel Houghton b. 25 Sep 1735, d. bt 1810 - 1811

Dinah Osgood and Lemuel Houghton declared their intentions of marriage on Apr 20, 1758 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Dinah Osgood married Lemuel Houghton, son of Benjamin Houghton Jr and Ruth Wheelock, in May 1, 1758 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Olive Houghton

F, #7203, b. 13 April 1760

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Father*Lemuel Houghton b. 25 Sep 1735, d. bt 1810 - 1811
Mother*Dinah Osgood b. 10 Mar 1738

Elijah Houghton

M, #7204, b. 8 June 1760, d. November 1842

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Birth1758probably, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Benj. Meritt gives this date from Houghton Bible but disputes it, because it appears to precede parents marriage; Michael Houghton: 1763
Birth1758CT, USA, B. Meritt gives this date, but disputes it because it is same year as his parent's marriage; Knights family history; CT according to sons Arad and Levi's 1880 census
Marriage
1810 Census1810Worcester, Otsego Co., NY, USA, 10 Total: 33001-20010; 3 males 0-10, 3 males 10-16, one male 45+, two females 0-10, 1 female 26-45
1820 Census1820Russia, NY, USA, Elijah Hoten, with John Smith as neighbor
1830 Census1830Russia, Herkimer Co., NY, USA, 5 Total: 2 male 20 to 30 (1801-1810), 1 male 70 to 80 (1751-1760)// 2 female 20 to 30 (1801-1810)
1840 Census1840Russia, Herkimer Co., NY, USA, 6 Total: 1 male 40 to 50 (1790-1799), 1 male 80 to 90 (1750-1759) // 1 female 10 to 15 (1825-1830), 2 female 15 to 20 (1820-1825), 1 female 40 to 50 (1790-1799)
DeathNov, 1842Russia, Herkimer Co., NY, USA, at age 84

Family: Martha Oaks b. c 1768, d. 28 May 1824

Elijah Houghton married Martha Oaks.
Father*Lemuel Houghton b. 25 Sep 1735, d. bt 1810 - 1811
Mother*Dinah Osgood b. 10 Mar 1738

Priscilla Wilder

F, #7205, b. 11 April 1729, d. 18 January 1814

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BirthApr 11, 1729Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Marriage BannJun 12, 1757Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Benjamin, 3d
MarriageAug 11, 1757Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Benjamin, 3d, by John Mellen
Marriage BannAug 28, 1760Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Widow Priscilla Houghton
MarriageNov 13, 1760Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathJan 18, 1814Westminster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family 1: Benjamin Houghton 3d b. 17 Nov 1732, d. 25 Apr 1759

Priscilla Wilder and Benjamin Houghton 3d declared their intentions of marriage on Jun 12, 1757 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA; Benjamin, 3d. Priscilla Wilder married Benjamin Houghton 3d, son of Benjamin Houghton Sr and Zeruiah Moore, in Aug 11, 1757 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Benjamin, 3d, by John Mellen.

Family 2: Seth Harrington b. 15 Sep 1729, d. 25 Nov 1815

Priscilla Wilder and Seth Harrington declared their intentions of marriage on Aug 28, 1760 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA; Widow Priscilla Houghton. Priscilla Wilder married Seth Harrington in Nov 13, 1760 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Ephraim Houghton

M, #7206, b. 1742, d. 12 April 1777

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Birth1742Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, This Ephraim is listed in Lancaster VRs after long list of children of Benjamin and Ruth Houghton, with no identification except name; MLM: 1752
DeathApr 12, 1777
Father*Benjamin Houghton Jr b. 1700
Mother*Ruth Wheelock b. c 1701, d. 2 Mar 1762

Abraham Houghton

M, #7207, b. 27 November 1725, d. 7 March 1813

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BirthNov 27, 1725Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VRs, p. 55: 27-11-1725, p. 125, [Henry Houghton's erroneous data: 11-27-1735]; DAR Lineage: 11-27-1925; JWH, Love: 11-27-1726
MarriageNov 21, 1754Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 11, 21, 1759
MarriageOct 8, 1764Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VR: Aug 11, 1750, no mp; Houghton: Bolton, 8,11,1750
DeathMar 7, 1813Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, of fever, age 87 ; DAR: 3-7-1813, VT; Hoghton, Love: 3-7-1815; Marvin: 1815, Leyden, VT; Houghton: Linden, VT; MLM: Mar. 7, 1815, Bolton
Problemmds; mother of children; Warning Out gives different children: Abraham, Sarah, Eunice, William, Betsey, Rachel; different birth locations per warnings

Family 1: Caroline Houghton b. 21 Sep 1735

Abraham Houghton married Caroline Houghton, daughter of Jonathan Houghton Jr and Mary Houghton, in Nov 21, 1754 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 11, 21, 1759.

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Family 3: Sarah Divol b. 22 Mar 1733/34, d. 11 Dec 1824

Abraham Houghton married Sarah Divol in Oct 8, 1764 at Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VR: Aug 11, 1750, no mp; Houghton: Bolton, 8,11,1750.
Father*Ensign Jacob Houghton Jr b. 1 Apr 1696, d. 26 Jan 1780
Mother*Mary Willard b. 6 Apr 1705

Capt. Timothy Houghton

M, #7208, b. 21 August 1727, d. 10 May 1780

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BirthAug 21, 1727Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 8,27,1727; Smith: 27 Oct 1727; MLM: Bolton
MarriageJan 13, 1751JWH: 10 Dec 1738, clearly an error
DeathMay 10, 1780Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, of small pox
BurialOld Burial Ground, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Family: Eunice Whitcomb b. 10 Dec 1733, d. 8 Oct 1815

Capt. Timothy Houghton married Eunice Whitcomb in Jan 13, 1751 JWH: 10 Dec 1738, clearly an error.
Father*Ensign Jacob Houghton Jr b. 1 Apr 1696, d. 26 Jan 1780
Mother*Mary Willard b. 6 Apr 1705

Jacob Houghton

M, #7209, b. 1729, d. 1790

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Birth1729Bolton or Lunnenburg section of, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: also 1720
Death1790about 67 years
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Father*Ensign Jacob Houghton Jr b. 1 Apr 1696, d. 26 Jan 1780
Mother*Mary Willard b. 6 Apr 1705

Mary Houghton

F, #7210, b. 1 October 1732, d. 30 August 1736

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BirthOct 1, 1732JWH: 1730; Lancaster VRs: ae 3.10.29 at death
DeathAug 30, 1736Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
BurialOld Common BG Cemetery, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 'Here lies buried body of Mary Houghton Daughter of Ensign Jacob & Mrs Mary Houghton who died August 3oth 1736 age 3 years 10m & 29 D.'
Father*Ensign Jacob Houghton Jr b. 1 Apr 1696, d. 26 Jan 1780
Mother*Mary Willard b. 6 Apr 1705

Simon Houghton

M, #7211, b. 16 October 1737, d. 25 March 1814

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BirthOct 16, 1737Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, DAR: 5-16-1737; Rowena Houghton: Oct. 5, 1737, Lancaster MA (not in VR); MLM: 14 Oct 1737; Bolton Town Records: Oct 16, 1737
MarriageDec 6, 1770Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, VT Gazetteer Index: Martha (Stearns), wife of Simon W. Houghton, v. pt. 2, 67
1790 Census1790Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 3 males 16+, 4 males under 16, 5 females (listed next to Lt. John and James Houghton)
1800 Census1800Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 11 Total: 12111-11201; 1 male 1-9, 2 male 10-15, 1 male 16-25, 1 male 26-44, 1 male 45+; 1 female 1-9, 1 female 10-15, 2 femalex 16-25, 1 female 45+
1810 Census1810Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 9 Total: 1 male 10-15, 2 male 16-25, 1 male 45+//1 female <10, 3 female 16-25, 1 female 45+
DeathMar 25, 1814Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 76y 5m 10d; disease, paralytic and appeplictic sickness, 5 days
BurialOld Common Burial Ground Cemetery, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a 76y 5m 10d; DAR marker;

Nourse, Gravestone: "Sacred to the memory of Mr. Simon Houghton of Bolton, who departed this life March 25, A D: 1814, in 77th year of his age.
The dust and ruins, that remain, Are precious in our eyes:
These ruins shall be built again, And all this dust shall rise."

Only GS with Houghton Coat of Arms

Family: Martha Stearns b. 12 Jun 1750, d. 3 Apr 1823

Simon Houghton married Martha Stearns in Dec 6, 1770 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, VT Gazetteer Index: Martha (Stearns), wife of Simon W. Houghton, v. pt. 2, 67.
Father*Ensign Jacob Houghton Jr b. 1 Apr 1696, d. 26 Jan 1780
Mother*Mary Willard b. 6 Apr 1705

Sarah Divol

F, #7212, b. 22 March 1733/34, d. 11 December 1824

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BirthMar 22, 1733/34Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageOct 8, 1764Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VR: Aug 11, 1750, no mp; Houghton: Bolton, 8,11,1750
DeathDec 11, 1824Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, age 80 [CJV: may be 1828, age 90]
BurialLyndon Town Cemetery (Lyndon Center), Lyndon, Caledonia Co., VT, USA
Problemmd and 2 sons bds before

Family: Abraham Houghton b. 27 Nov 1725, d. 7 Mar 1813

Sarah Divol married Abraham Houghton, son of Ensign Jacob Houghton Jr and Mary Willard, in Oct 8, 1764 at Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VR: Aug 11, 1750, no mp; Houghton: Bolton, 8,11,1750.

Caroline Houghton

F, #7213, b. 21 September 1735

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BirthSep 21, 1735Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageNov 21, 1754Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 11, 21, 1759
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Family: Abraham Houghton b. 27 Nov 1725, d. 7 Mar 1813

Caroline Houghton married Abraham Houghton, son of Ensign Jacob Houghton Jr and Mary Willard, in Nov 21, 1754 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 11, 21, 1759.
Father*Jonathan Houghton Jr b. 1703, d. c 1 Jan 1740/41
Mother*Mary Houghton d. 1791

Eunice Whitcomb

F, #7214, b. 10 December 1733, d. 8 October 1815

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BirthDec 10, 1733Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Smith: 10 Dec 1732
MarriageJan 13, 1751JWH: 10 Dec 1738, clearly an error
DeathOct 8, 1815Chester, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia, Canada, JWH: 18 Oct

Family: Capt. Timothy Houghton b. 21 Aug 1727, d. 10 May 1780

Eunice Whitcomb married Capt. Timothy Houghton, son of Ensign Jacob Houghton Jr and Mary Willard, in Jan 13, 1751 JWH: 10 Dec 1738, clearly an error.

Martha Stearns

F, #7215, b. 12 June 1750, d. 3 April 1823

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BirthJun 12, 1750Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageDec 6, 1770Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, VT Gazetteer Index: Martha (Stearns), wife of Simon W. Houghton, v. pt. 2, 67
DeathApr 3, 1823Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, widow, sick 18 years of Catarrhal Consumption
BurialOld Burial Field Cemetery, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 73 y

Family: Simon Houghton b. 16 Oct 1737, d. 25 Mar 1814

Martha Stearns married Simon Houghton, son of Ensign Jacob Houghton Jr and Mary Willard, in Dec 6, 1770 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, VT Gazetteer Index: Martha (Stearns), wife of Simon W. Houghton, v. pt. 2, 67.

Simeon Houghton

M, #7216, b. circa 1715, d. 11 September 1791

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Birthcirca 1715Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, dd calc, G.S.
Marriage BannFeb 4, 1737/38Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
1790 Census1790Petersham, MA, USA, 2 males 16+, 1 male under 16, 6 females
DeathSep 11, 1791Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 76
BurialPetersham Cemetery, Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family: Jerusha Taylor b. 4 Oct 1714, d. 1758

Simeon Houghton and Jerusha Taylor declared their intentions of marriage on Feb 4, 1737/38 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Daniel Houghton b. c 1694, d. 25 Jun 1764
Mother*Lydia Bruce b. 13 Oct 1702

Jotham Houghton

M, #7217, b. 19 December 1740, d. 1806

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BirthDec 19, 1740Nichawog (Petersham), Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Jan. 31, 1742/3 (erroneously citing Harvard VRs)
Marriage BannNov 12, 1759Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, USA, DAR correction: 1.12.1750
MarriageDec 19, 1759Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Dec. 17
MarriageOct 6, 1762Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, USA
1800 Census1800Worcester, Otsego, NY, USA, 10101-11101: 1 male <10, male 16-26, male 45+; 1 female <10, female 10-16, female 16-26, female 45+
Death1806Otsego Co., NY, USA
DuplicateVT, USA

Family 1: Esther Taylor d. b 1762

Jotham Houghton and Esther Taylor declared their intentions of marriage on Nov 12, 1759 Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, USA; DAR correction: 1.12.1750. Jotham Houghton married Esther Taylor in Dec 19, 1759 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Dec. 17.

Family 2: Eunice Wilder b. 28 Feb 1746

Jotham Houghton married Eunice Wilder in Oct 6, 1762 at Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Simeon Houghton b. c 1715, d. 11 Sep 1791
Mother*Jerusha Taylor b. 4 Oct 1714, d. 1758

Thaddeus Houghton

M, #7218, b. 31 January 1742/43

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BirthJan 31, 1742/43Nichawog (Petersham), Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Apr. 13, 1745
MarriageMay, 1765Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family: Prudence Wilder b. 5 Sep 1745, d. a 1773

Thaddeus Houghton married Prudence Wilder in May, 1765 at Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Simeon Houghton b. c 1715, d. 11 Sep 1791
Mother*Jerusha Taylor b. 4 Oct 1714, d. 1758

Israel Houghton

M, #7219, b. 13 December 1723

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BirthDec 13, 1723Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathCJV: prob. died young, given brother of same name born in 1741; Weis: d.y.

Family: Mary Vaughn

Father*Deacon Israel Houghton b. c 1700, d. 29 Jun 1777
Mother*Martha Wheelock b. 31 Jul 1703, d. 1 Jan 1768

Joseph Houghton

M, #7220, b. 3 December 1724, d. 17 November 1726

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BirthDec 3, 1724Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, twin
DeathNov 17, 1726Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Father*Deacon Israel Houghton b. c 1700, d. 29 Jun 1777
Mother*Martha Wheelock b. 31 Jul 1703, d. 1 Jan 1768

Benjamin Houghton

M, #7221, b. 3 December 1724, d. 27 October 1737

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BirthDec 3, 1724Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, twin of Joseph
DeathOct 27, 1737Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Father*Deacon Israel Houghton b. c 1700, d. 29 Jun 1777
Mother*Martha Wheelock b. 31 Jul 1703, d. 1 Jan 1768

Phinehas Houghton

M, #7222, b. 22 September 1726, d. 10 November 1797

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BirthSep 22, 1726Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageJun 6, 1753Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
1790 Census1790Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 1 male 16+, 4 females
DeathNov 10, 1797Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 71; Lancaster VRs, p. 352: died Nov 6, 1797, dropsy;MLM, p. 9: Nov. 26, 1764, Bolton; age 71

Family: Ruth Osgood b. 22 Nov 1727, d. 10 Jan 1805

Phinehas Houghton married Ruth Osgood in Jun 6, 1753 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Deacon Israel Houghton b. c 1700, d. 29 Jun 1777
Mother*Martha Wheelock b. 31 Jul 1703, d. 1 Jan 1768

Lois Houghton

F, #7223, b. 1731

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Birth1731
Marriage BannDec 16, 1757Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageMar 7, 1758Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Mar. 17

Family: Paul Sawyer b. 19 May 1733, d. 2 Jul 1783

Lois Houghton and Paul Sawyer declared their intentions of marriage on Dec 16, 1757 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Lois Houghton married Paul Sawyer in Mar 7, 1758 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Mar. 17.
Father*Deacon Israel Houghton b. c 1700, d. 29 Jun 1777
Mother*Martha Wheelock b. 31 Jul 1703, d. 1 Jan 1768

Joseph Houghton

M, #7224, b. 21 May 1733, d. before 1769

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BirthMay 21, 1733Lancaster/Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageJan 31, 1758Lunenburg, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by Edward Hartwell; Leominster VR: Marcy, p. 76, no md; p. 217, md, gives Lunenburg as mp
Deathbefore 1769Leominister, Worcester Co., MA, USA, per 1769 will of father Israel; Leominster VRs: 10 Nov 1771,"Martha, d. wid. Mercy, child b husband Joseph, deceased"; daug. Martha bapt. in 1771, father Joseph deceased; MLM: ca. 1771
DeathPutney, Windham Co., VT, USA, 1771
ProblemJohn, husband of Nancy Williams: JWH gives this John as only son of Joseph "and wife" (Mary Wilson), b. 5,31,1772; (Israel Houghton & Martha Wheelock), Jacob, John, John); but Joseph's father Israel’s will implies Joseph (of John line) is deceased before 1769;

Milton VRs gives parents of John b. 1773 as Joseph Houghton Jr and Anne (Williams) (of Ralph line)
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Family: Mary Wilson

Joseph Houghton married Mary Wilson in Jan 31, 1758 at Lunenburg, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by Edward Hartwell; Leominster VR: Marcy, p. 76, no md; p. 217, md, gives Lunenburg as mp.
Father*Deacon Israel Houghton b. c 1700, d. 29 Jun 1777
Mother*Martha Wheelock b. 31 Jul 1703, d. 1 Jan 1768

Eunice Houghton

F, #7225, b. 31 January 1736/37

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BirthJan 31, 1736/37Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Sterling, MA
Marriage BannFeb 19, 1764Littleton, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
MarriageMar 22, 1764Littleton, Middlesex Co., MA, USA

Family: Aquilla Jewett b. 26 Dec 1729

Eunice Houghton and Aquilla Jewett declared their intentions of marriage on Feb 19, 1764 Littleton, Middlesex Co., MA, USA. Eunice Houghton married Aquilla Jewett in Mar 22, 1764 at Littleton, Middlesex Co., MA, USA.
Father*Deacon Israel Houghton b. c 1700, d. 29 Jun 1777
Mother*Martha Wheelock b. 31 Jul 1703, d. 1 Jan 1768

Capt. Benjamin Houghton Tert.

M, #7226, b. 5 September 1739, d. 31 July 1802

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BirthSep 5, 1739Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Sterling; FWH: Sep. 25; JWH: Sep 15
Marriage BannSep 21, 1763Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Benjamin, Tert. and Axey Whetcomb
MarriageOct 14, 1763Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, DAR Patriot Index, p.345: Benjamin: b 9-5-1739 d 7-31-1802 m Zervia Moore Capt MA; DAR Patriot Index, Cent. pt 2, p. 1494 corrects: m Achsah Whitcomb and MA for bd and dd; Princeton Hx: for diff. Benjamin, in Princeton, Oct. 14 in Princeton
1790 Census1790Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, one male 16+; 2 females
DeathJul 31, 1802Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 63; MLM: of dropsy in the head

Family: Achsah Whitcomb b. 7 Apr 1743, d. 5 Jul 1815

Capt. Benjamin Houghton Tert. and Achsah Whitcomb declared their intentions of marriage on Sep 21, 1763 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA; Benjamin, Tert. and Axey Whetcomb. Capt. Benjamin Houghton Tert. married Achsah Whitcomb, daughter of Simon Whitcomb and Thankful Houghton, in Oct 14, 1763 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, DAR Patriot Index, p.345: Benjamin: b 9-5-1739 d 7-31-1802 m Zervia Moore Capt MA; DAR Patriot Index, Cent. pt 2, p. 1494 corrects: m Achsah Whitcomb and MA for bd and dd; Princeton Hx: for diff. Benjamin, in Princeton, Oct. 14 in Princeton.
Father*Deacon Israel Houghton b. c 1700, d. 29 Jun 1777
Mother*Martha Wheelock b. 31 Jul 1703, d. 1 Jan 1768

Israel Houghton

M, #7227, b. 26 February 1741/42, d. 21 April 1801

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BirthFeb 26, 1741/42Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Sterling; also Feb. 28, 1741-2
Marriage BannApr 8, 1769Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Keene VT VR: Israel and Alice Houghton; MLM, Weis: md April 10, 1769
Census1776Keene, Cheshire, USA
1790 Census1790Keene, Cheshire Co., NH, USA, 1 male 16+, 1 male under 16, 3 females
DeathApr 21, 1801Keene, NH, USA, see Keene VT VR: his son Israel has this dd
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Family: Alice Campbell

Israel Houghton and Alice Campbell declared their intentions of marriage on Apr 8, 1769 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA; Keene VT VR: Israel and Alice Houghton; MLM, Weis: md April 10, 1769.
Father*Deacon Israel Houghton b. c 1700, d. 29 Jun 1777
Mother*Martha Wheelock b. 31 Jul 1703, d. 1 Jan 1768

Major Jonathan Houghton

M, #7228, b. 24 December 1743, d. 11 January 1840

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BirthDec 24, 1743Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, DAR: 2-28-1761
DeathJan 11, 1840Waterford, Oxford, ME, USA, DAR: dd only
ProblemWhich Jonathan? for dd, 1790 census; same dds; same 2 marriages; likely Major Jonathan, son of John and Esther;
DAR correction: "Jonathan [CJV: son of Israel] did not marry Rachel Hale & Mary Bryant or have service given. See p. 338"; cites as authorities for corrections for line of Jonathan (JWH, #448, p. 342; VR of Harvard MA; Hx of Waterford, ME pp. 61, 63, 183; Maine Genealogy, Vol. 2, p. 903; & records of family & Bible records of Mrs. Frances Henderson Cross, DAR)

Family 1: Rachel Hale b. 2 Aug 1765, d. 1821

Family 2: Mrs. Mary Bryant

Father*Deacon Israel Houghton b. c 1700, d. 29 Jun 1777
Mother*Martha Wheelock b. 31 Jul 1703, d. 1 Jan 1768

Capt. John Houghton

M, #7229, b. 14 October 1745, d. 1818

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BirthOct 14, 1745Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Marriage
Death1818Keene, NH, USA, age 72; in C.C., Aug 26, 1818

Family: Mary Allen

Capt. John Houghton married Mary Allen.
Father*Deacon Israel Houghton b. c 1700, d. 29 Jun 1777
Mother*Martha Wheelock b. 31 Jul 1703, d. 1 Jan 1768

Jerusha Taylor

F, #7230, b. 4 October 1714, d. 1758

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BirthOct 4, 1714Stow, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, BT: The Stow records show that Jerusha, dau. of John and Esther Taylor, was born Oct. 4, 1714.
Marriage BannFeb 4, 1737/38Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Death1758MA, USA, Windsor: after 1767, Lancaster MA

Family: Simeon Houghton b. c 1715, d. 11 Sep 1791

Jerusha Taylor and Simeon Houghton declared their intentions of marriage on Feb 4, 1737/38 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.