Olive Houghton

F, #7201, b. 13 April 1760
Father*Lemuel Houghton b. 25 Sep 1735, d. bt 1810 - 1811
Mother*Dinah Osgood b. 10 Mar 1738

Biography

Deathyoung

Elijah Houghton

M, #7202, b. 8 June 1760, d. November 1842
Father*Lemuel Houghton b. 25 Sep 1735, d. bt 1810 - 1811
Mother*Dinah Osgood b. 10 Mar 1738

Biography

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
Marriage*Elijah Houghton married Martha Oaks
Children

Priscilla Wilder

F, #7203, b. 11 April 1729, d. 18 January 1814

Family 1

Benjamin Houghton 3d b. 17 Nov 1732, d. 25 Apr 1759
MarriagePriscilla Wilder married Benjamin Houghton 3d, son of Benjamin Houghton Sr and Zeruiah Moore, on Aug 11, 1757 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Benjamin, 3d, by John Mellen. 
Child

Family 2

Seth Harrington b. 15 Sep 1729, d. 25 Nov 1815
Marriage*Priscilla Wilder married Seth Harrington on Nov 13, 1760 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Ephraim Houghton

M, #7204, b. 1742, d. 12 April 1777
Father*Benjamin Houghton Jr b. 1700
Mother*Ruth Wheelock b. c 1701, d. 2 Mar 1762

Biography

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

Abraham Houghton

M, #7205, b. 27 November 1725, d. 7 March 1813
Father*Ensign Jacob Houghton Jr b. 1 Apr 1696, d. 26 Jan 1780
Mother*Mary Willard b. 6 Apr 1705

Biography

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

Family 2

Child

Family 3

Sarah Divol b. 22 Mar 1733/34, d. 11 Dec 1824
Marriage*Abraham Houghton married Sarah Divol on Oct 8, 1764 at Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VR: Aug 11, 1750, no mp; Houghton: Bolton, 8,11,1750. 
Children

Capt. Timothy Houghton

M, #7206, b. 21 August 1727, d. 10 May 1780
Father*Ensign Jacob Houghton Jr b. 1 Apr 1696, d. 26 Jan 1780
Mother*Mary Willard b. 6 Apr 1705

Biography

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
Author1756At Newberry Library, Chicago -- Author: Houghton, Timothy. Title: Bills [manuscript], 1756 June 11-Sept. 18. Physical Description: 2 items (1 folder) ; 16 cm. or smaller. Summary: Two bills, June 11 and Sept. 18, 1756, submitted by Capt. Timothy Houghton to the province of Massachusetts and its agent or paymaster, Samuel Livermore, both for military transportation in the region north of Albany, N.Y. The first, certifying that Albert Vanderwerken carried four wagon loads of provisions from Halfmoon to Stillwater, contains Vanderwerken’s June 26 note that he had been paid in full. The second bill is for wages to "men hereafter named for Battowing from Albany to Halfmoon." Its payment is confirmed by Houghton in Boston on Feb. 3, 1757.
See images. Apparently Donated by Dr. Harris Ayers Houghton (#5807)
Milit-Begbetween 1756 and 1758Nova Scotia, Canada, Between April and Nov. 1754, he was in the eastern frontier in Capt. Osgood and Marion's Companies, Col. John Winslow's Reg. In the English and French campaign, in the Crown Point, Lake Champlain, expedition of 800 men, on Aug. 9, 1755, he was adjuctant in Col. Samuel Willard's Reg. (his uncle). He had captain's rank in 1756 in Col. Bagley's Reg.
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
Marriage*Capt. Timothy Houghton married Eunice Whitcomb on Jan 13, 1751 JWH: 10 Dec 1738, clearly an error. 
Children

Jacob Houghton

M, #7207, b. 1729, d. 1790
Father*Ensign Jacob Houghton Jr b. 1 Apr 1696, d. 26 Jan 1780
Mother*Mary Willard b. 6 Apr 1705

Biography

Birth1729Bolton or Lunnenburg section of, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: also 1720
Milit-Beg1757in a Leominster Company, Thomas Wilder's Foot company
Death1790about 67 years

Mary Houghton

F, #7208, b. 1 October 1732, d. 30 August 1736
Father*Ensign Jacob Houghton Jr b. 1 Apr 1696, d. 26 Jan 1780
Mother*Mary Willard b. 6 Apr 1705

Biography

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.'

Simon Houghton

M, #7209, b. 16 October 1737, d. 25 March 1814
Father*Ensign Jacob Houghton Jr b. 1 Apr 1696, d. 26 Jan 1780
Mother*Mary Willard b. 6 Apr 1705

Biography

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
Milit-Begbetween 1775 and 1776MA, USA, Rev. War; Nourse: 1781; DAR: Pvt MA; Whitecomb: Lexington Alarm, Bennington Alarm 1777; Capt Hezekiah Whitney's Co 1778; MA Soldiers, p. 309: private, Capt. Hezekiah Whitney's Comp. of Bolton, Colonel Job Cushing's Regiment. Service 36 days. Company marched on the alarm at Bennington, Jul. 30, 1777; also return for equipment made by Sergt. John Townshend; p. 310: private, Bolton, MA; Capt. Benj. Hasting's Co., Col John Whitcomb's Reg. which marched on the alarm of Apr. 19, 1775 to Cambridge MA. Service, 7 days.

DAR Patriot Index, Cent. pt 2, p. 1495: Pvt MA

DAR Lineage Book Vol. 146, p. 236; Vol. 161, p. 96: "Simon Houghton (1737-1814) served as private in Col. Job Cushing's regiment, Massachusetts troops. He was born and died in Bolton, Mass."

DAR Lineage Books, Vol. 63, p. 114 and Vol. 65, p. 303 and Vol. 72, p. 66 and Vol. 76, p. 55 and 56 and Vol. 80, p. 187: "Simon Houghton (1737-1814) responded to the Lexington Alarm in Capt. Benjamin Hasting's company, Col. John Whitcomb's regiment. He was born and died in Bolton."

DAR Patriot Index, Vol. 164, p. 203: ditto for Vol. 161
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
Marriage*Simon Houghton married Martha Stearns on Dec 6, 1770 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, VT Gazetteer Index: Martha (Stearns), wife of Simon W. Houghton, v. pt. 2, 67. 
Children

Sarah Divol

F, #7210, b. 22 March 1733/34, d. 11 December 1824

Biography

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

Caroline Houghton

F, #7211, b. 21 September 1735
Father*Jonathan Houghton Jr b. 1703, d. c 1 Jan 1740/41
Mother*Mary Houghton b. c 1703, d. 1791

Biography

BirthSep 21, 1735Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageNov 21, 1754Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 11, 21, 1759

Family

Abraham Houghton b. 27 Nov 1725, d. 7 Mar 1813
Marriage*Caroline Houghton married Abraham Houghton, son of Ensign Jacob Houghton Jr and Mary Willard, on Nov 21, 1754 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 11, 21, 1759. 
Child

Eunice Whitcomb

F, #7212, b. 10 December 1733, d. 8 October 1815

Biography

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

Martha Stearns

F, #7213, b. 12 June 1750, d. 3 April 1823

Biography

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

Simeon Houghton

M, #7214, b. circa 1715, d. 11 September 1791
Father*Daniel Houghton b. c 1694, d. 25 Jun 1764
Mother*Lydia (?)

Biography

Birthcirca 1715Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, dd calc, G.S.
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
Children

Jotham Houghton

M, #7215, b. 19 December 1740, d. 1806
Father*Simeon Houghton b. c 1715, d. 11 Sep 1791
Mother*Jerusha Taylor b. 4 Oct 1714, d. 1758

Biography

BirthDec 19, 1740Nichawog (Petersham), Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Jan. 31, 1742/3 (erroneously citing Harvard VRs)
Mil. Serv.1758Weis: He served under Capt. Asa Whitcomb, in the conquest of Canada
MarriageDec 19, 1759Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Dec. 17
MarriageOct 6, 1762Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Milit-Begcirca 1776Rev. War; Capt. under Col. Samuel Denny;
Worcester Co. Hx: Capt. Fletcher's company
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

Family 1

Esther Taylor d. b 1762
Marriage*Jotham Houghton married Esther Taylor on Dec 19, 1759 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Dec. 17. 

Family 2

Eunice Wilder b. 28 Feb 1746
Marriage*Jotham Houghton married Eunice Wilder on Oct 6, 1762 at Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Thaddeus Houghton

M, #7216, b. 31 January 1742/43
Father*Simeon Houghton b. c 1715, d. 11 Sep 1791
Mother*Jerusha Taylor b. 4 Oct 1714, d. 1758

Biography

BirthJan 31, 1742/43Nichawog (Petersham), Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Apr. 13, 1745
MarriageMay, 1765Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Milit-Beg1775Petersham, MA, USA, "Houghton, Thaddeus, Petersham. Corporal, Capt. John Wheeler's co. of Minutemen, Col. Ephraim Doolittle's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 8 days; also, Capt. jonathan Holman's co., Col. Ephraim Doolittle's regt; order for advance pay, signed by said Houghton and others, dated Cambridge, June 10, 1775; alsso, Corporal, same co. and regt; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos. 13 days; also, company return dated Camp at Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775."

Family

Prudence Wilder b. 5 Sep 1745, d. a 1773
Marriage*Thaddeus Houghton married Prudence Wilder on May, 1765 at Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Israel Houghton

M, #7217, b. 13 December 1723
Father*Deacon Israel Houghton b. c 1700, d. 29 Jun 1777
Mother*Martha Wheelock b. 31 Jul 1703, d. 1 Jan 1768

Biography

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

Joseph Houghton

M, #7218, b. 3 December 1724, d. 17 November 1726
Father*Deacon Israel Houghton b. c 1700, d. 29 Jun 1777
Mother*Martha Wheelock b. 31 Jul 1703, d. 1 Jan 1768

Biography

BirthDec 3, 1724Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, twin
DeathNov 17, 1726Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Benjamin Houghton

M, #7219, b. 3 December 1724, d. 27 October 1737
Father*Deacon Israel Houghton b. c 1700, d. 29 Jun 1777
Mother*Martha Wheelock b. 31 Jul 1703, d. 1 Jan 1768

Biography

BirthDec 3, 1724Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, twin of Joseph
DeathOct 27, 1737Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Phinehas Houghton

M, #7220, b. 22 September 1726, d. 10 November 1797
Father*Deacon Israel Houghton b. c 1700, d. 29 Jun 1777
Mother*Martha Wheelock b. 31 Jul 1703, d. 1 Jan 1768

Biography

BirthSep 22, 1726Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageJun 6, 1753Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Milit-Beg1771Ensign in Captain Samuel Ward's company in the colonial war. See American Ancestry by Hughes.
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
Marriage*Phinehas Houghton married Ruth Osgood on Jun 6, 1753 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Lois Houghton

F, #7221, b. 1731
Father*Deacon Israel Houghton b. c 1700, d. 29 Jun 1777
Mother*Martha Wheelock b. 31 Jul 1703, d. 1 Jan 1768

Biography

Birth1731
MarriageMar 7, 1758Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Mar. 17

Family

Paul Sawyer b. 19 May 1733, d. 2 Jul 1783
Marriage*Lois Houghton married Paul Sawyer on Mar 7, 1758 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Mar. 17. 
Children

Joseph Houghton

M, #7222, b. 21 May 1733, d. before 1769
Father*Deacon Israel Houghton b. c 1700, d. 29 Jun 1777
Mother*Martha Wheelock b. 31 Jul 1703, d. 1 Jan 1768

Biography

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
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)

Family

Mary Wilson
Marriage*Joseph Houghton married Mary Wilson on 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. 
Children

Eunice Houghton

F, #7223, b. 31 January 1736/37
Father*Deacon Israel Houghton b. c 1700, d. 29 Jun 1777
Mother*Martha Wheelock b. 31 Jul 1703, d. 1 Jan 1768

Biography

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

Family

Aquilla Jewett b. 26 Dec 1729, d. 10 Jun 1829
Marriage*Eunice Houghton married Aquilla Jewett, son of William Jewett and Hanna Pickard, on Mar 22, 1764 at Littleton, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
Children

Capt. Benjamin Houghton Tert.

M, #7224, b. 5 September 1739, d. 31 July 1802
Father*Deacon Israel Houghton b. c 1700, d. 29 Jun 1777
Mother*Martha Wheelock b. 31 Jul 1703, d. 1 Jan 1768

Biography

BirthSep 5, 1739Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Sterling; FWH: Sep. 25; JWH: Sep 15
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
Milit-Begbetween 1775 and 1783MA, USA, Capt. MA; Revol. War; 1783; Capt. Benjamin Houghton's ( of Lancaster ) company in Col. John Wetcomb's Regiment at the 19 Apr 1775 Lexington Alarm; Willard, Marvin: "The company of minute men, under Capt. Benjamin Houghton marched without delay, to Lexington...regiment of Col. John Whitcomb...."
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
Marriage*Capt. Benjamin Houghton Tert. married Achsah Whitcomb, daughter of Simon Whitcomb and Thankful Houghton, on 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. 
Child

Israel Houghton

M, #7225, b. 26 February 1741/42, d. 21 April 1801
Father*Deacon Israel Houghton b. c 1700, d. 29 Jun 1777
Mother*Martha Wheelock b. 31 Jul 1703, d. 1 Jan 1768

Biography

BirthFeb 26, 1741/42Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Sterling; also Feb. 28, 1741-2
Census1776Keene, Cheshire Co., NH, USA
Milit-Begbetween 1776 and 1783Pvt NH; a minute man from Keene in Capt. David Howlet's company, raised out of Col. Ashley's Reg. of militia, that marched from Keen NH at the Ticonderoga Alarm, 1777. Pay included travel home: twenty miles for one day's travel. Engaged July 3, Discharged July 11, nine days service, rate of 4-18 per month. Amount of wages, 1-7; travel 2 D. per mile: 1-6-4. Total: 2-13-4. See Revol. Rolls of NH, V. 15, p. 67
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

Family

Alice Campbell
Children

Major Jonathan Houghton

M, #7226, b. 24 December 1743, d. 11 January 1840
Father*Deacon Israel Houghton b. c 1700, d. 29 Jun 1777
Mother*Martha Wheelock b. 31 Jul 1703, d. 1 Jan 1768

Biography

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

Capt. John Houghton

M, #7227, b. 14 October 1745, d. 1818
Father*Deacon Israel Houghton b. c 1700, d. 29 Jun 1777
Mother*Martha Wheelock b. 31 Jul 1703, d. 1 Jan 1768

Biography

BirthOct 14, 1745Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Marriage
Mil. Enls1776In consequence of the above Resolution, bf the Hon. Continental CONGRESS, and to show our Detennination in joining our American Brethren, in defending the Lives, Liberties and Properties of the Inhabitants of the UNITED COLONIES: We the Subscribers, do hereby solemnly engage, and promise, that we will, to the utmost of our Power, at the Risque of our Lives and Fortunes, with ARMS oppose the Hostile Proceedings of the British Fleets and Armies against the United American COLONIES....John Houghton listed. Capt. John Houghton, of Keene, commanded the 6th company in that regiment, and the enlisted men from Keene were... The regiment was mustered out early in December.
Death1818Keene, NH, USA, age 72; in C.C., Aug 26, 1818

Family

Mary Allen
Marriage*Capt. John Houghton married Mary Allen
Children

Jerusha Taylor

F, #7228, b. 4 October 1714, d. 1758

Biography

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.
Death1758MA, USA, Windsor: after 1767, Lancaster MA

Family

Simeon Houghton b. c 1715, d. 11 Sep 1791
Children

Mary Vaughn

F, #7229

Family

Israel Houghton b. 13 Dec 1723

Martha Snow

F, #7230, b. 9 February 1731/32
Father*John Snow
Mother*Hannah Sawyer b. 1 Jul 1711

Biography

BirthFeb 9, 1731/32Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Weis: June 6, 1742
MarriageMar 11, 1762Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
ProblemMarriage to which Joseph?

Family

Joseph Houghton
Marriage*Martha Snow married Joseph Houghton on Mar 11, 1762 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children