Edward Houghton Jr.
1John W, Houghton, The Houghton Genealogy: The Descendants of Ralph and John Houghton of Lancaster, Massachusetts. pp. 87-88 (1912), New York, Frederick H. Hitchcock Genealogical Publisher.URL = http://people.albion.edu/rhoughto/Family/Houghton/The_Houghton_Genealogy_New.pdf.
"(133) Ch. of EDWARD HOUGHTON and Abigail Coy (James'. Sr., Ralph').
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166 vi * Edward, b. 4, 16, 1740; d. 7, 11, 1803; m. Olive Russell, b. 5, 31, 1738; d. 1, 13, 1829. Res., Thompson, Conn., and later in Killingly, Conn., where children were born. He settled in the northerly part of the town which was set off in 1785, and organized as the town of Thompson. This being the northeast town in the state."