Mary M. Houghton

F, #5191, b. 5 March 1825, d. 22 April 1910
Father*Asa Houghton b. 1 Sep 1795, d. 10 Sep 1875
Mother*Tamzin Bigelow d. 17 Sep 1829

Biography

BirthMar 5, 1825Batavia, Genesee Co., NY, USA
MarriageMay 6, 1847
DeathApr 22, 1910Shelby, MI, USA, MLM: at home of daughter Ella

Family

Rev. George Hiram Norton b. 18 Dec 1824, d. 21 Aug 1902
Marriage*Mary M. Houghton married Rev. George Hiram Norton on May 6, 1847. 
Children

Alta M. Houghton

F, #5192, b. 12 August 1827, d. 23 July 1906
Father*Asa Houghton b. 1 Sep 1795, d. 10 Sep 1875
Mother*Tamzin Bigelow d. 17 Sep 1829

Biography

BirthAug 12, 1827Batavia, Genesee Co., NY, USA
MarriageAug 8, 1845
DeathJul 23, 1906"at her son Jerome's, near her old home"

Family

Benjamin Pratt b. 28 Apr 1817, d. 23 Apr 1887
Marriage*Alta M. Houghton married Benjamin Pratt on Aug 8, 1845. 
Children

Zenas Houghton

F, #5193, b. 6 May 1829, d. 27 September 1829
Father*Asa Houghton b. 1 Sep 1795, d. 10 Sep 1875
Mother*Tamzin Bigelow d. 17 Sep 1829

Biography

BirthMay 6, 1829Batavia, Genesee Co., NY, USA
DeathSep 27, 1829Batavia, Genesee Co., NY, USA

Ellen A. Houghton

F, #5194, b. 2 March 1832, d. 30 April 1870
Father*Asa Houghton b. 1 Sep 1795, d. 10 Sep 1875
Mother*Clarissa Cole b. 27 Aug 1798, d. 17 Mar 1881

Biography

BirthMar 2, 1832Batavia, Genesee Co., NY, USA, age 18 in 1850 census; age 18 in 1860 census; MLM: Mar. 31
DeathApr 30, 1870Wellington, Lorain, OH, USA

Dr. John Wesley Houghton M.D.

M, #5195, b. 24 November 1834, d. 25 February 1924
Father*Asa Houghton b. 1 Sep 1795, d. 10 Sep 1875
Mother*Clarissa Cole b. 27 Aug 1798, d. 17 Mar 1881

Notable Houghton

     Notable Houghton: the author of the first major genealogy of John and Ralph Houghton of Lancaster MA; includes 8590 individuals (all in present HSP database.)

Biography

BirthNov 24, 1834Batavia, Genesee Co., NY, USA, age 16 in 1850 census; age 25 in 1860 census; age 36 in 1870 census; age 45 in 1880 census; Nov 1834, age in 1900 census; age 75 in 1910 census; age 85 in 1920 census
1860 Census1860Wellington, Medina Co., OH, USA, age 26, physician; with John and Jane Wooley
MarriageNov 26, 1861Barber Gen.: Nov. 28
1870 Census1870Wellington, Lorain Co., OH, USA, age 36, a physician and druggist, property $7500-4000
MarriageOct 22, 1874mar 35 y in 1910 census
1880 Census1880Wellington, Lorain Co., OH, USA, age 45, a druggist; and 2 servants
1900 Census1900Wellington, Lorain Co., OH, USA, age 65, druggist
1910 Census1910Wellington, Lorain Co., OH, USA, age 75, optician, specialist
Author1912Houghton Genealogy. Descendants of Ralph and John Houghton
1920 CensusJun 13, 1920Wellington, Lorain Co., OH, USA, age 85, none
DeathFeb 25, 1924Wellington, Lorain Co., OH, USA, of bronchial pneumonia; letter of dau. Josie gives 28 Feb.

Family 1

Mary Eliza Seymour b. 14 Apr 1839, d. 6 Sep 1873
Marriage*Dr. John Wesley Houghton M.D. married Mary Eliza Seymour on Nov 26, 1861 Barber Gen.: Nov. 28. 
Children

Family 2

Mary Eliza Hayes b. 26 Mar 1837
Marriage*Dr. John Wesley Houghton M.D. married Mary Eliza Hayes on Oct 22, 1874 mar 35 y in 1910 census. 

Harriet Clarissa Houghton

F, #5196, b. 11 April 1837, d. 16 December 1873
Father*Asa Houghton b. 1 Sep 1795, d. 10 Sep 1875
Mother*Clarissa Cole b. 27 Aug 1798, d. 17 Mar 1881

Biography

BirthApr 11, 1837Spencer, Medina, OH, USA, age 13 in 1850 census; age 23 in 1860 census; age 33 in 1870 census
DeathDec 16, 1873

Julia Tamzin Houghton

F, #5197, b. 21 March 1839, d. 18 February 1920
Father*Asa Houghton b. 1 Sep 1795, d. 10 Sep 1875
Mother*Clarissa Cole b. 27 Aug 1798, d. 17 Mar 1881

Biography

BirthMar 21, 1839Spencer, Medina, OH, USA, age 11 in 1850 census; age 21 in 1860 census
MarriageOct 24, 1863Wellington, Lorain, OH, USA
DeathFeb 18, 1920

Family

William Wallace Ross A.M. b. 24 Dec 1835, d. 4 Mar 1906
Marriage*Julia Tamzin Houghton married William Wallace Ross A.M. on Oct 24, 1863 at Wellington, Lorain, OH, USA
Children

Nehemiah Goss

M, #5198
Father*Zachariah Goss b. 27 Apr 1790
Mother*Lydia Houghton b. 9 Apr 1793, d. 12 Jul 1825

Biography

Birth
Marriagecirca 1863TX, USA

Susan Moe Close

F, #5199, b. 22 November 1822, d. 26 March 1902

Biography

BirthNov 22, 1822OH, USA, age 37, OH, in 1860 census; age 47, OH, in 1870 census; age 58 in 1880 census; Nov 1822, age 77 in 1900 census; 1880 census of son Rhesa gives VT as bp; 1910 census of son John gives NY
MarriageOct 21, 1841mar 58 years in 1900 census
1860 Census1860Spencer, Medina Co., OH, USA, age 41, farmer, property $4000-1285
1870 Census1870Spencer Twp, Medina Co., OH, USA, age 51, a farmer, property $6000-1258
1880 Census1880Oberlin, Lorain Co., OH, USA, age 61, a cheesemaker
1900 Census1900Russia, Lorain Co., OH, USA, age 81
DeathMar 26, 1902

Family

George Wellington Houghton b. 17 Oct 1818, d. 17 Jul 1905
Marriage*Susan Moe Close married George Wellington Houghton, son of Asa Houghton and Tamzin Bigelow, on Oct 21, 1841 mar 58 years in 1900 census. 
Children

Ann Knowlton

F, #5200, b. 16 January 1823, d. 9 February 1865

Biography

BirthJan 16, 1823New London, OH, USA, age 27, NY, in 1850 census; age "51", NY, in 1860 census; 1900 census of son Ackley gives VT, but son John gives OH
MarriageMar 9, 1843
1850 Census1850Spencer, Medina Co., NY, USA, age 30, farmer, property $1600, living near father Asa Houghton (father of John Wesley Houghton)
1860 Census1860Ransom, Hillsdale Co., MI, USA, age 40, farmer
DeathFeb 9, 1865JWH, MLM: Feb/Mar 1864

Family

Asa Willard Houghton b. 12 May 1820, d. 23 May 1865
Marriage*Ann Knowlton married Asa Willard Houghton, son of Asa Houghton and Tamzin Bigelow, on Mar 9, 1843. 
Children

Abbie Jane Lyon

F, #5201, b. 28 November 1824, d. 29 April 1901

Biography

BirthNov 28, 1824NY, USA, age 25, NY, in 1850 census; age 35 in 1860 census; age 45, NY, in 1870 census; age 56, NY, in 1880 census; Nov 1824, age 75 in 1900 census; 1900 census of son George gives NY
MarriageOct 2, 1844mar 55 years in 1900 census
1850 Census1850Penfield, Lorain Co., OH, USA, age 27, property $1000
1860 Census1860Penfield, Lorain Co., OH, USA, age 36; property $1980-640
1870 Census1870Penfield, Lorain Co., OH, USA, age 47, farmer
1880 Census1880Oberlin, Lorain Co., NY, USA, age 57, house plasterer
1900 Census1900Russia, Lorain Co., OH, USA, age 77, plasterer; 7 children born, 7 living
DeathApr 29, 1901Oberlin, Lorain, OH, USA

Family

Luther Wallace Houghton b. 23 Jan 1823, d. 27 Jul 1911
Marriage*Abbie Jane Lyon married Luther Wallace Houghton, son of Asa Houghton and Tamzin Bigelow, on Oct 2, 1844 mar 55 years in 1900 census. 
Children

Rev. George Hiram Norton

M, #5202, b. 18 December 1824, d. 21 August 1902

Notable Houghton

     Notable Houghton: an anti-abolitionist minister.

Biography

BirthDec 18, 1824Andover, Allegany Co., NY, USA
MarriageMay 6, 1847
DeathAug 21, 1902Penfield, OH, USA

Family

Mary M. Houghton b. 5 Mar 1825, d. 22 Apr 1910
Marriage*Rev. George Hiram Norton married Mary M. Houghton, daughter of Asa Houghton and Tamzin Bigelow, on May 6, 1847. 
Children

Benjamin Pratt

M, #5203, b. 28 April 1817, d. 23 April 1887

Biography

BirthApr 28, 1817Huntington, OH, USA
MarriageAug 8, 1845
DeathApr 23, 1887

Family

Alta M. Houghton b. 12 Aug 1827, d. 23 Jul 1906
Marriage*Benjamin Pratt married Alta M. Houghton, daughter of Asa Houghton and Tamzin Bigelow, on Aug 8, 1845. 
Children

Mary Eliza Seymour

F, #5204, b. 14 April 1839, d. 6 September 1873

Biography

BirthApr 14, 1839Rochester, NY, USA, age 31 in 1870 census
MarriageNov 26, 1861Barber Gen.: Nov. 28
1870 Census1870Wellington, Lorain Co., OH, USA, age 36, a physician and druggist, property $7500-4000
DeathSep 6, 1873Wellington, Lorain, OH, USA, Barber Gen.: Sept. 26

Family

Dr. John Wesley Houghton M.D. b. 24 Nov 1834, d. 25 Feb 1924
Marriage*Mary Eliza Seymour married Dr. John Wesley Houghton M.D., son of Asa Houghton and Clarissa Cole, on Nov 26, 1861 Barber Gen.: Nov. 28. 
Children

Mary Eliza Hayes

F, #5205, b. 26 March 1837

Biography

BirthMar 26, 1837Penfield, OH, USA, age 43 in 1880 census; Mar 1837, age 63 in 1900 census; age 73 in 1910 census; age 82 in 1920 census
MarriageOct 22, 1874mar 35 y in 1910 census
1880 Census1880Wellington, Lorain Co., OH, USA, age 45, a druggist; and 2 servants
1900 Census1900Wellington, Lorain Co., OH, USA, age 65, druggist
1910 Census1910Wellington, Lorain Co., OH, USA, age 75, optician, specialist
1920 CensusJun 13, 1920Wellington, Lorain Co., OH, USA, age 85, none

Family

Dr. John Wesley Houghton M.D. b. 24 Nov 1834, d. 25 Feb 1924
Marriage*Mary Eliza Hayes married Dr. John Wesley Houghton M.D., son of Asa Houghton and Clarissa Cole, on Oct 22, 1874 mar 35 y in 1910 census. 

William Wallace Ross A.M.

M, #5206, b. 24 December 1835, d. 4 March 1906

Biography

BirthDec 24, 1835Seville, OH, USA, Barber Gen.: Dec. 24, 1834
MarriageOct 24, 1863Wellington, Lorain, OH, USA
DeathMar 4, 1906Fremont, OH, USA

Family

Julia Tamzin Houghton b. 21 Mar 1839, d. 18 Feb 1920
Marriage*William Wallace Ross A.M. married Julia Tamzin Houghton, daughter of Asa Houghton and Clarissa Cole, on Oct 24, 1863 at Wellington, Lorain, OH, USA
Children

Harriet Houghton

F, #5207, b. 12 February 1824, d. 23 April 1891
Father*Major Alba Houghton b. 22 Aug 1797, d. 24 May 1872
Mother*Thankful Stebbins b. 15 Feb 1801, d. 7 Oct 1884

Biography

BirthFeb 12, 1824Vernon, Windham Co., VT, USA, age 26 in 1850 census
MarriageFeb 12, 1862MLM: Feb. 1863
DeathApr 23, 1891Richmond, Cheshire Co., NH, USA, JWH, MLM: Apr. 3
BurialTyler Cemetery, Vernon, VT, USA

Family

Dennis Harkness b. 25 Dec 1817, d. 19 Apr 1891
Marriage*Harriet Houghton married Dennis Harkness on Feb 12, 1862 MLM: Feb. 1863. 
Children

Charles Chandler Houghton

M, #5208, b. 25 April 1825, d. 6 March 1901
Father*Major Alba Houghton b. 22 Aug 1797, d. 24 May 1872
Mother*Thankful Stebbins b. 15 Feb 1801, d. 7 Oct 1884

Biography

BirthApr 25, 1825Canaan, Essex Co., VT, USA, age 25, VT, in 1850 census; age 35, VT, in 1860 census; age 45, VT, in 1870 census; age 55 in 1880 census; Apr. 1825, age 75, VT, in 1900 census; MLM: Vernon, VT; Vernon VRs: Worcester MA
1850 Census1850Worcester, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 24, a clerk
MarriageDec 31, 1855Vernon, Windham Co., VT, USA, Vernon VRS: 30 Dec
1860 CensusJul 24, 1860Worcester, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 35, boot manufacturer; and Charles E. Newton, 12, VT
1870 Census1870Worcester, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 45, a boot manufacturer
1880 Census1880Worcester, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 55, a boot manufacturer
1900 Census1900Worcester, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 75, boat manufacturer; 6 children born, 4 living
DeathMar 6, 1901Worcester, Worcester Co., MA, USA, at home
BurialOct 26, 1901Hope Cemetery, Worcester, MA, USA, in Houghton mausoleum
BurialHope Cemetery, Worcester, MA, USA, in a family mausoleum; Plot: Houghton Mausoleum, Sect 12, on Sycamore Ave, near Fireman's memorial.

Family

Elvira Lavinia Newton b. 23 Apr 1835, d. 16 Aug 1911
Marriage*Charles Chandler Houghton married Elvira Lavinia Newton on Dec 31, 1855 at Vernon, Windham Co., VT, USA, Vernon VRS: 30 Dec. 
Children

Samuel Beech Houghton

M, #5209, b. 23 December 1827, d. 21 March 1897
Father*Major Alba Houghton b. 22 Aug 1797, d. 24 May 1872
Mother*Thankful Stebbins b. 15 Feb 1801, d. 7 Oct 1884

Biography

BirthDec 23, 1827Vernon, Windham Co., VT, USA, MLM: Vernon, VT; age 23 in 1850 census; age 32 in 1860 census; age 42 in 1870 census; age 52 in 1880 census; JWH, MLM, Barber, & Obit: Canaan, VT
1850 Census1850Worcester, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 22, a clerk
MarriageNov 2, 1859Vernon, VT, USA, age 31, a farmer
1880 Census1880Vernon, Windham Co., VT, USA, age 52, a farmer
DeathMar 21, 1897Brattleboro, Windham Co., VT, USA, age 69, of Bright's disease
BurialVernon, VT, USA

Family

Sarah Maria Johnson b. 23 Mar 1840
Marriage*Samuel Beech Houghton married Sarah Maria Johnson on Nov 2, 1859 at Vernon, VT, USA, age 31, a farmer. 
Children

Alba Houghton Jr.

M, #5210, b. 16 August 1829, d. 23 June 1894
Father*Major Alba Houghton b. 22 Aug 1797, d. 24 May 1872
Mother*Thankful Stebbins b. 15 Feb 1801, d. 7 Oct 1884

Biography

BirthAug 16, 1829Vernon, Windham Co., VT, USA, age 21 in 1850 census; age 30 in 1860 census; age 40 in 1870 census; age 50 in 1880 census
1850 Census1850Worcester, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 24, a clerk
MarriageJun 14, 1854First Unitarian Church, Worcester, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Church Records: June 14, 1859
1860 Census1860Worcester, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 30, boot manufacturer; and Rufus W. Newton, 62, MA, machinist
1870 Census1870Worcester, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 40, a boot manufacturer, property $12000
1880 Census1880Worcester, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 50, boot manufacturer
DeathJun 23, 1894Worcester, Worcester Co., MA, USA, aged 64

Family

Naomi Washburn Newton b. 29 Nov 1831, d. 29 Dec 1916
Marriage*Alba Houghton Jr. married Naomi Washburn Newton on Jun 14, 1854 at First Unitarian Church, Worcester, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Church Records: June 14, 1859. 
Children

Calista Thankful Houghton

F, #5211, b. 11 July 1831, d. November 1884
Father*Major Alba Houghton b. 22 Aug 1797, d. 24 May 1872
Mother*Thankful Stebbins b. 15 Feb 1801, d. 7 Oct 1884

Biography

BirthJul 11, 1831Vernon, Windham Co., VT, USA, age 18 in 1850 census
1850 Census1850Chicopee, Hampden Co., MA, USA, Calista, age 19, and Lydia, 18, both b. VT; living with Alonson and Sophonia Barker
MarriageJun, 1857
DeathNov, 1884Colorado Springs, El Paso Co., CO, USA, No children

Family

John Roberts
Marriage*Calista Thankful Houghton married John Roberts on Jun, 1857. 

Lydia Elvira Houghton

F, #5212, b. 6 January 1834, d. 27 May 1872
Father*Major Alba Houghton b. 22 Aug 1797, d. 24 May 1872
Mother*Thankful Stebbins b. 15 Feb 1801, d. 7 Oct 1884

Biography

BirthJan 6, 1834Vernon, Windham Co., VT, USA, age 16 in 1850 census; JWH: Worcester, MA
1850 Census1850Chicopee, Hampden Co., MA, USA, Calista, age 19, and Lydia, 18, both b. VT; living with Alonson and Sophonia Barker
MarriageAug 7, 1859
DeathMay 27, 1872Worcester, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH, MLM: Jun 27

Family

William Everett Warren b. 11 Mar 1836, d. 12 Dec 1901
Marriage*Lydia Elvira Houghton married William Everett Warren on Aug 7, 1859. 
Children

Mary L. Houghton

F, #5213, b. 29 October 1836, d. 18 April 1908
Father*Major Alba Houghton b. 22 Aug 1797, d. 24 May 1872
Mother*Thankful Stebbins b. 15 Feb 1801, d. 7 Oct 1884

Biography

BirthOct 29, 1836Vernon, Windham Co., VT, USA, age 14 in 1850 census
Marriage31 Sep 1856Brattleboro, Windham Co., VT, USA, JWH, MLM: 21 Sep; Brattleboro VRs: Sep 31 [sic]
DeathApr 18, 1908Marshall, TX, USA

Family

Joseph Hall Thompson b. 10 Nov 1833
Marriage*Mary L. Houghton married Joseph Hall Thompson on 31 Sep 1856 at Brattleboro, Windham Co., VT, USA, JWH, MLM: 21 Sep; Brattleboro VRs: Sep 31 [sic]. 
Children

Isabelle Houghton

F, #5214, b. 12 March 1838, d. 10 October 1903
Father*Major Alba Houghton b. 22 Aug 1797, d. 24 May 1872
Mother*Thankful Stebbins b. 15 Feb 1801, d. 7 Oct 1884

Biography

BirthMar 12, 1838Vernon, Windham Co., VT, USA, age 12 in 1850 census
MarriageJul 8, 1860
DeathOct 10, 1903Covington, Kenton Co., KY, USA

Family

Rev. Levi Benjamin Piersel b. 21 Jan 1831, d. 6 Sep 1904
Marriage*Isabelle Houghton married Rev. Levi Benjamin Piersel on Jul 8, 1860. 
Children

Sarah Houghton

F, #5215, b. 20 September 1842
Father*Major Alba Houghton b. 22 Aug 1797, d. 24 May 1872
Mother*Thankful Stebbins b. 15 Feb 1801, d. 7 Oct 1884

Biography

BirthSep 20, 1842Vernon, Windham Co., VT, USA, age 8 in 1850 census; age 18 in 1860 census; age 26 in 1870 census
1870 Census1870Clinton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a clerk in a store; living with the William Warren family
MarriageMay 27, 1873

Family

William Everett Warren b. 11 Mar 1836, d. 12 Dec 1901
Marriage*Sarah Houghton married William Everett Warren on May 27, 1873. 
Children

Milo Davis

M, #5216, d. 1850

Biography

MarriageSep 16, 1846Brattleboro, Windham Co., VT, USA, Barber Gen.: Aug. 18 or Sept. 16; JWH: 18 Aug
Death1850Vernon, Windham Co., VT, USA

Family

Harriet Houghton b. 12 Feb 1824, d. 23 Apr 1891
Marriage*Milo Davis married Harriet Houghton, daughter of Major Alba Houghton and Thankful Stebbins, on Sep 16, 1846 at Brattleboro, Windham Co., VT, USA, Barber Gen.: Aug. 18 or Sept. 16; JWH: 18 Aug. 

Dennis Harkness

M, #5217, b. 25 December 1817, d. 19 April 1891

Biography

BirthDec 25, 1817
MarriageFeb 12, 1862MLM: Feb. 1863
DeathApr 19, 1891Richmond, NH, USA, JWH, MLM: 28 Mar 1891

Family

Harriet Houghton b. 12 Feb 1824, d. 23 Apr 1891
Marriage*Dennis Harkness married Harriet Houghton, daughter of Major Alba Houghton and Thankful Stebbins, on Feb 12, 1862 MLM: Feb. 1863. 
Children

Sarah Houghton Harkness

F, #5218, b. 21 March 1865
Father*Dennis Harkness b. 25 Dec 1817, d. 19 Apr 1891
Mother*Harriet Houghton b. 12 Feb 1824, d. 23 Apr 1891

Biography

BirthMar 21, 1865
MarriageMay 20, 1887

Family

Charles Edward Chaffee d. 24 Nov 1892
Marriage*Sarah Houghton Harkness married Charles Edward Chaffee on May 20, 1887. 

Alba Earl Harkness

M, #5219, b. 15 September 1868
Father*Dennis Harkness b. 25 Dec 1817, d. 19 Apr 1891
Mother*Harriet Houghton b. 12 Feb 1824, d. 23 Apr 1891

Biography

BirthSep 15, 1868JWH, MLM: 1867

Daisy Belle Harkness

F, #5220, b. 27 April 1870
Father*Dennis Harkness b. 25 Dec 1817, d. 19 Apr 1891
Mother*Harriet Houghton b. 12 Feb 1824, d. 23 Apr 1891

Biography

BirthApr 27, 1870JWH: Apr. 17