Jerusha Houghton

F, #20701, b. 23 September 1782, d. 5 October 1864

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BirthSep 23, 1782Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, age 67 in 1850 census
Marriage
DeathOct 5, 1864
BurialLaurens, Otsego Co., NY, USA

Family: William Whitford b. 1 Jan 1771, d. 21 Mar 1848

Jerusha Houghton married William Whitford.
Father*Ebenezer Houghton b. 28 May 1750, d. 28 May 1835
Mother*Hadassah Houghton b. 19 Apr 1753, d. 19 Feb 1837

Elijah Houghton

M, #20702, b. 31 December 1784, d. 3 March 1792

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BirthDec 31, 1784Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA
DeathMar 3, 1792Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, ae. 7 y 2 m 3 d
BurialOld North Burying Ground, Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, "...in his 8th year of his age."
Father*Ebenezer Houghton b. 28 May 1750, d. 28 May 1835
Mother*Hadassah Houghton b. 19 Apr 1753, d. 19 Feb 1837

Jonas M. Houghton

M, #20703, b. 19 February 1787, d. 6 September 1865

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BirthFeb 19, 1787Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, age 63 in 1850 census; age 68, VT, in 1855 census; RWG: 19 feb 178?; 1865 Census: aged 77; Taylor: 19 Feb 1787; 1880 census of son Martin gives NY as bp
MarriageSep 22, 1808Maryland, NY, USA
1810 Census1810Maryland, Otsego Co., NY, USA, 2 Total: 00100-00100; 1 male 16-25//1 female 16-25
1820 Census1820Maryland, Otsego, NY, USA, 6 Individuals: 3 male 0-10, 1 male 26-45;
1 female 0-10, 1 female 26-45; (6 males, 4 females)
1830 Census1830Maryland, Otsego Co., NY, USA, 10 Total: 1 male 5 to 10 (1821-1825), 2 male 10 to 15 (1816-1820), 1 male 15 to 20 (1811-1815), 1 male 40 to 50 (1781-1790), 1 male 70 to 80 (1751-1760)// 1 female 10 to 15 (1816-1820), 1 female 30 to 40 (1791-1800), 1 female 40 to 50 (1781-1790), 1 female 70 to 80 (1751-1760)
1840 Census1840Maryland, Otsego Co., NY, USA, 3 Total: 1 male 20 to 30 (1810-1819), 1 male 50 to 60 (1780-1789) // 1 female 50 to 60 (1780-1789)
1850 CensusAug 9, 1850Maryland, Otsego, NY, USA, Jonas, age 63, VT; Hannah, 61, NH; and John L. Weaver, 9, NY
1855 Census1855Maryland, Otsego Co., NY, USA, age 68, farmer
1860 Census1860Maryland, Otsego, NY, USA, Jonas, age 73, a farmer, VT, property $400-50; Hannah, 72
Census1865Maryland, Otsego, NY, USA, aged 77; married once
DeathSep 6, 1865Davenport, Otsego Co., NY, USA, age 79 y (Oneonta Herald: Aug 6, 1865)

Family: Hannah Cass b. c 1789, d. a 1871

Jonas M. Houghton married Hannah Cass in Sep 22, 1808 at Maryland, NY, USA.
Father*Ebenezer Houghton b. 28 May 1750, d. 28 May 1835
Mother*Hadassah Houghton b. 19 Apr 1753, d. 19 Feb 1837

Betsey Houghton

F, #20704, b. 1 May 1789, d. before 1851

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BirthMay 1, 1789Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA
MarriageGen. chart of Joel Houghton
Deathbefore 1851

Family: William Wellman

Betsey Houghton married William Wellman Gen. chart of Joel Houghton.
Father*Ebenezer Houghton b. 28 May 1750, d. 28 May 1835
Mother*Hadassah Houghton b. 19 Apr 1753, d. 19 Feb 1837

Joel Houghton

M, #20705, b. 14 July 1792

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BirthJul 14, 1792Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, age 58 in 1850 census; age 63 in 1855 census; age 68 in 1860 census; age 78 in 1870 census; RWG: 19 Jul
Marriage
1830 Census1830Whitestown, Oneida Co., NY, USA, a Joel Houghton: 6 Total: 1 male 10 to 15 (1816-1820), 1 male 30 to 40 (1791-1800)// 1 female 5 to 10 (1821-1825), 1 female 15 to 20 (1811-1815), 1 female 20 to 30 (1801-1810), 1 female 40 to 50 (1781-1790)
1840 Census1840Ogden, Monroe Co., NY, USA, Joel Hougton: Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49 (1791-1800):     1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5 (1835-1840):     1
Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19 (1821-1825):     1
Free White Persons - Females - 50 thru 59 (1781-1790):     1
Persons Employed in Manufacture and Trade:     1
Total Free White Persons:     4
NotableMay, 1847CJV: Have genealogy chart in Joel's hand listing John of Lancaster down to himself, based on chart by Fisher M. Rice of Walpole
Notable1850The first reports of a mechanical dishwashing device are of an 1850 patent by Joel Houghton of a hand-powered device. It was made of wood and required you to hand-turn a wheel that caused water to splash on the dishes. The first practical dishwasher was invented by Josephine Cochran in 1886.
1850 Census1850Ogden, Monroe Co., NY, USA, age 58, a grain cradle maker, b. VT; 3 houses from home of Abner & Mary Ring, where Ruth Ann Houghton, wife of Reuben B. Houghton, is listed with her children; and next door to daughter Ruth Ann Baldwin
Notable18501850 patent for mechanical dishwasher
1855 Census1855Ogden, Monroe Co., NY, USA, age 63, mechanic; and grandchild Mary Spencer, 16
1860 Census1860Ogden, Monroe Co., NY, USA, age 68, grain cradle manufacturer
1870 Census1870Ogden, Monroe Co., NY, USA, age 78, a grain cradle maker, property $1500-500; and Martha Baldwin, 19, NY

Family: Amy (?) b. c 1789

Joel Houghton married Amy (?)
Father*Ebenezer Houghton b. 28 May 1750, d. 28 May 1835
Mother*Hadassah Houghton b. 19 Apr 1753, d. 19 Feb 1837

Unice Houghton

F, #20706, b. 5 November 1795, d. before 1851

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BirthNov 5, 1795Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, Unice
Deathbefore 1851
Father*Ebenezer Houghton b. 28 May 1750, d. 28 May 1835
Mother*Hadassah Houghton b. 19 Apr 1753, d. 19 Feb 1837

William Whitford

M, #20707, b. 1 January 1771, d. 21 March 1848

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BirthJan 1, 1771RI, USA, DD calc : 31 Dec 1782; 2nd gs gives Jan 1, 1771; Ancestry.Com: Petersburg, Rensselear Cty., NY.
Marriage
DeathMar 21, 1848
BurialOtsego Co., NY, USA, "William Whitford Died March 21, 1848, Aged 65 years, 2 mo. & 21 days"

Family: Jerusha Houghton b. 23 Sep 1782, d. 5 Oct 1864

William Whitford married Jerusha Houghton, daughter of Ebenezer Houghton and Hadassah Houghton.

Polly Carlton

F, #20708, b. 23 January 1767, d. 19 January 1857

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BirthJan 23, 1767NH, USA, dd calc; Weis: 1768; age 82 in 1850 census
MarriageNov 16, 1794Rindge, NH, USA, Pension: Rindge, NH; MLM: at Sterling, MA
1850 Census1850Corinth, Saratoga Co., NY, USA, age 82, none
DeathJan 19, 1857Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, wid of Ephraim, a. 89 y 11 m 27 d

Family: Ephraim Houghton b. 28 Mar 1761, d. 6 Jul 1836

Polly Carlton married Ephraim Houghton, son of Nathaniel Houghton and Mary Richardson, in Nov 16, 1794 at Rindge, NH, USA, Pension: Rindge, NH; MLM: at Sterling, MA.

Polly Houghton

F, #20709, b. 16 April 1787, d. 2 June 1874

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BirthApr 16, 1787Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, twin; RWG: 10 Apr; gravestone: 1787
MarriageSep 7, 1806Shirley, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
Marriageafter 1840
1850 Census1850Hadley, Saratoga Co., NY, USA, Polly Blodget, head of household; next to Jinkins (with granddaughter Maryett Loveless)
1860 Census1860Hadley, Saratoga Co., NY, USA, age 70, living alone, next to the Jinkins
DeathJun 2, 1874Hadley, Saratoga Co., NY, USA, age 87 years
BurialFree-Will Baptist Church Cemetery, Hadley, Saratoga Co., NY, USA

Family 1: John Parker Jenkins b. 29 Jan 1782, d. 22 Jun 1839

Polly Houghton married John Parker Jenkins in Sep 7, 1806 at Shirley, Middlesex Co., MA, USA.

Family 2: Samuel Blodgett b. 25 Sep 1774, d. 4 Jul 1849

Polly Houghton married Samuel Blodgett in after 1840.
Father*Ephraim Houghton b. 28 Mar 1761, d. 6 Jul 1836
Mother*Prudence House d. a 29 Jul 1791

Prudence Houghton

F, #20710, b. 16 April 1787, d. 15 March 1828

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BirthApr 16, 1787Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, In Pension Record; RWG: 10 Apr
Marriage BannApr 23, 1808Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathMar 15, 1828Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family: Ebenezer Rugg b. 14 Jul 1785, d. 14 Jun 1829

Prudence Houghton and Ebenezer Rugg declared their intentions of marriage on Apr 23, 1808 Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Ephraim Houghton b. 28 Mar 1761, d. 6 Jul 1836
Mother*Prudence House d. a 29 Jul 1791

Samuel Blodgett

M, #20711, b. 25 September 1774, d. 4 July 1849

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BirthSep 25, 1774
Marriageafter 1840
DeathJul 4, 1849

Family: Polly Houghton b. 16 Apr 1787, d. 2 Jun 1874

Samuel Blodgett married Polly Houghton, daughter of Ephraim Houghton and Prudence House, in after 1840.

Rebekkah Houghton

F, #20712, b. 15 October 1789

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BirthOct 15, 1789Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, In Pension Record; RWG: 13 Oct
Father*Ephraim Houghton b. 28 Mar 1761, d. 6 Jul 1836
Mother*Prudence House d. a 29 Jul 1791

Dorithy Houghton

F, #20713, b. 29 July 1791, d. 28 October 1791

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BirthJul 29, 1791Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, In Pension Record; RWG: 27 Jul & died Nov. same year
DeathOct 28, 1791Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Father*Ephraim Houghton b. 28 Mar 1761, d. 6 Jul 1836
Mother*Prudence House d. a 29 Jul 1791

Elizabeth Houghton

F, #20714, b. 19 August 1795, d. 5 June 1873

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BirthAug 19, 1795Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, In Pension Record
MarriageOct 18, 1818Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, w/2 per MLM; MLM: Oct. 18, 1819
DeathJun 5, 1873Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family: John Rugg b. 15 Jul 1789, d. 1854

Elizabeth Houghton married John Rugg in Oct 18, 1818 at Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, w/2 per MLM; MLM: Oct. 18, 1819.
Father*Ephraim Houghton b. 28 Mar 1761, d. 6 Jul 1836
Mother*Polly Carlton b. 23 Jan 1767, d. 19 Jan 1857

John Rugg

M, #20715, b. 15 July 1789, d. 1854

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BirthJul 15, 1789
MarriageBetsy Snow, w/1; dau. of Moses and Betsy (Colburn) Snow of Leominster, b. Jan. 15, 1796, D. Jan. 27, 1815
MarriageOct 18, 1818Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, w/2 per MLM; MLM: Oct. 18, 1819
Death1854Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family: Elizabeth Houghton b. 19 Aug 1795, d. 5 Jun 1873

John Rugg married Elizabeth Houghton, daughter of Ephraim Houghton and Polly Carlton, in Oct 18, 1818 at Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, w/2 per MLM; MLM: Oct. 18, 1819.

Eunice Houghton

F, #20716, b. 20 September 1797

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BirthSep 20, 1797Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, In Pension Record & Sterling VRs
Duplicate
Father*Ephraim Houghton b. 28 Mar 1761, d. 6 Jul 1836
Mother*Polly Carlton b. 23 Jan 1767, d. 19 Jan 1857

Ephraim Houghton

M, #20717, b. 8 February 1800

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BirthFeb 8, 1800Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, In Pension Record & Sterling VRs
Father*Ephraim Houghton b. 28 Mar 1761, d. 6 Jul 1836
Mother*Polly Carlton b. 23 Jan 1767, d. 19 Jan 1857

Sally Houghton

F, #20718, b. 5 August 1803, d. 13 April 1872

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BirthAug 5, 1803Rindge, NH, USA, In Pension Record; Rev. Pension: 21 Aug 1804
MarriageFeb 3, 1831Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathApr 13, 1872Leominster, MA, USA
BurialEvergreen Cemetery, Leominster, MA, USA

Family: William Hale Derby b. 31 May 1802, d. 15 Apr 1870

Sally Houghton married William Hale Derby in Feb 3, 1831 at Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Ephraim Houghton b. 28 Mar 1761, d. 6 Jul 1836
Mother*Polly Carlton b. 23 Jan 1767, d. 19 Jan 1857

David R. Houghton

M, #20719, b. 1806?

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Birth1806?In Pension Record; illegible date; listed after sister Sally
DuplicateIn Pension Record only David R. Houghton
Duplicate
Father*Ephraim Houghton b. 28 Mar 1761, d. 6 Jul 1836
Mother*Polly Carlton b. 23 Jan 1767, d. 19 Jan 1857

Augustus E. Houghton

M, #20720, b. 24 October 1808

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BirthOct 24, 1808In Pension Record; age 41 in 1850 census; age 48, MA, in 1860 census; age 59 in 1870 census; 1910 census of son Herbert gives MA
Marriage
1850 Census1850Fitchburg, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 41, a laborer; also Joseph and Nancy A. Leavitt, 27 and 23, and Parmelia W. Conant, 65, NH
Marriage
1860 Census1860Fitchburg, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 48, a teamster, property $900-150; Louisa, property $600-150
1870 Census1870Milford, Hillsborough Co., NH, USA, age 59, a farm laborer, property $400-100
DeathMilford, MA, USA, History of Ashburnham, Massachusetts

Family 1: Harriett M. (?) b. c 1816

Augustus E. Houghton married Harriett M. (?)

Family 2: Louisa Kelton b. 18 Jul 1815

Augustus E. Houghton married Louisa Kelton.
Father*Ephraim Houghton b. 28 Mar 1761, d. 6 Jul 1836
Mother*Polly Carlton b. 23 Jan 1767, d. 19 Jan 1857

Nathaniel Houghton

M, #20721, b. 17 September 1811

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BirthSep 17, 1811Rindge, NH, USA, In Pension Record; age 39 in 1850 census
1850 Census1850Corinth, Saratoga Co., NY, USA, age 82, none
Duplicate
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Father*Ephraim Houghton b. 28 Mar 1761, d. 6 Jul 1836
Mother*Polly Carlton b. 23 Jan 1767, d. 19 Jan 1857

Emma M. Houghton

F, #20722, b. 13 September 1814

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BirthSep 13, 1814Rindge, NH, USA, In Pension Record; age 35 in 1850 census;
MarriageDec 5, 1839Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
1850 Census1850Leominster, MA, USA, age 34, comb maker; and grandmother Augusta M. Hale
Father*Ephraim Houghton b. 28 Mar 1761, d. 6 Jul 1836
Mother*Polly Carlton b. 23 Jan 1767, d. 19 Jan 1857

William Houghton

M, #20723, b. 5 April 1802, d. 15 December 1889

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BirthApr 5, 1802Bakersfield, Franklin Co., VT, USA, age 49 in 1850 census; age 58 in 1860 census; age 68 in 1870 census; MLM: c 1794, Rockingham, VT
MarriageSep 17, 1829La Grange, Walworth Co., WI, USA, Orilla was first woman to marry in La Grange, WI
1830 Census1830Bakersfield, Franklin Co., VT, USA, 8 Total: 1 male 15 to 20 (1811-1815), 2 male 20 to 30 (1801-1810), 1 male 70 to 80 (1751-1760) // 2 female 20 to 30 (1801-1810), 1 female 30 to 40 (1791-1800), 1 female 60 to 70 (1761-1770)
1840 Census1840Elkhorn, Walworth Co., WI, USA, 9 Total: 1 male under 5 (1836-1840), 1 male 5 to 10 (1830-1835), 2 male 20 to 30 (1810-1819), 1 male 30 to 40 (1800-1809) // 1 female under 5 (1836-1840), 2 female 5 to 10 (1830-1835), 1 female 30 to 40 (1800-1809)
1850 Census1850La Grange, Walworth Co., WI, USA, age 49, farmer; all children given with surname Howton
Marriage
1860 Census1860La Grange, Walworth Co., WI, USA, age 58, farmer; property $4400-2000
1870 Census1870La Grange, Walworth Co., WI, USA, age 68, a farmer, property $5000-300
1880 Census1880La Grange, Walworth Co., WI, USA, age 78, lives without work, next door to son Horace
DeathDec 15, 1889La Grange, Walworth Co., WI, USA, Dec 16 on GS
BurialRound Prairie Cemetery, La Grange, Walworth Co., WI, USA
DuplicateWI, USA

Family 1: Orilla Elmira Cornish b. 23 Apr 1809, d. 15 Sep 1853

William Houghton married Orilla Elmira Cornish in Sep 17, 1829 at La Grange, Walworth Co., WI, USA, Orilla was first woman to marry in La Grange, WI.

Family 2: Clarissa (?) b. c 1822

William Houghton married Clarissa (?)
Father*Jonas Houghton b. 5 Aug 1760, d. 9 Dec 1835
Mother*Phebe Rixford b. c 18 Jan 1763, d. 26 Feb 1856

Luther Mower

M, #20724, b. 1793, d. 5 August 1850

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Birth1793Greene, ME, USA, age 56 in 1850 census
Marriagecirca 1816
1850 Census1850Fairlee, Orange Co., VT, USA, age 56, farmer
DeathAug 5, 1850Fairlee, VT, USA
BurialFairlee, VT, USA

Family: Elizabeth Houghton b. Feb 1793, d. 7 Sep 1884

Luther Mower married Elizabeth Houghton, daughter of Samuel Houghton and Sarah Cook, in circa 1816.

Stephen Fulton

M, #20725

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Marriage1829

Family: Elvira Houghton b. 1 Jun 1805, d. 10 Jan 1891

Stephen Fulton married Elvira Houghton, daughter of Samuel Houghton and Sarah Cook, in 1829.

Elizabeth Pitcher

F, #20726, b. 1767, d. 19 February 1842

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Birth1767NY, USA, Mary Houghton Losey's death record and 1880 census stated her mother was born in CT; Martin: 1757
MarriageApr 21, 1785Westfield, Hampden Co., MA, USA, First Church
Census1842Batavia, Genesee Co., NY, USA, a widow
DeathFeb 19, 1842Palmyra, Wayne Co., NY, USA, probate file #00192

Family: Shevah Houghton b. 1 May 1755, d. 8 Feb 1842

Elizabeth Pitcher married Shevah Houghton, son of Simeon Houghton and Jerusha Taylor, in Apr 21, 1785 at Westfield, Hampden Co., MA, USA, First Church.

Poena Houghton

F, #20727

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Marriage

Family: David Sherman

Poena Houghton married David Sherman.
Father*Shevah Houghton b. 1 May 1755, d. 8 Feb 1842
Mother*Elizabeth Pitcher b. 1767, d. 19 Feb 1842

David Sherman

M, #20728

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Marriage

Family: Poena Houghton

David Sherman married Poena Houghton, daughter of Shevah Houghton and Elizabeth Pitcher.

Esther Houghton

F, #20729

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Marriage

Family: John White

Esther Houghton married John White.
Father*Shevah Houghton b. 1 May 1755, d. 8 Feb 1842
Mother*Elizabeth Pitcher b. 1767, d. 19 Feb 1842

John White

M, #20730

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Marriage

Family: Esther Houghton

John White married Esther Houghton, daughter of Shevah Houghton and Elizabeth Pitcher.