Dinah Osgood

F, #7201, b. 10 March 1738

Biography

     Dinah Osgood was born on Mar 10, 1738 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Lemuel Houghton, son of Benjamin Houghton Jr and Ruth Wheelock, on May 1, 1758 at Lancaster, 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, on May 1, 1758 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Olive Houghton

F, #7202, b. 13 April 1760

Biography

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

Elijah Houghton

M, #7203, b. 8 June 1760, d. November 1842

Biography

     Elijah Houghton married Martha Oaks. Elijah Houghton appeared in the census of 1810 of Worcester, 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. He appeared in the census of 1820 of Russia, NY, USA, Elijah Hoten, with John Smith as neighbor. He appeared in the census of 1830 of Russia, 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.) He appeared in the census of 1840 of Russia, 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.) He died in Nov, 1842 at Russia, Herkimer Co., NY, USA, at age 84.

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

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

Priscilla Wilder

F, #7204, b. 11 April 1729, d. 18 January 1814

Biography

     Priscilla Wilder was born on Apr 11, 1729 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Seth Harrington on Nov 13, 1760 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Priscilla Wilder died on Jan 18, 1814 at Westminster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

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

She 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, on 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 on Nov 13, 1760 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Ephraim Houghton

M, #7205, b. 1742, d. 12 April 1777

Biography

     Ephraim Houghton was born in 1742 in Lancaster, 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. He died on Apr 12, 1777.
Father*Benjamin Houghton Jr b. 1700
Mother*Ruth Wheelock b. c 1701, d. 2 Mar 1762

Abraham Houghton

M, #7206, b. 27 November 1725, d. 7 March 1813

Biography

     Abraham Houghton was born on Nov 27, 1725 in Bolton, 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. He 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. 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. Abraham Houghton died on Mar 7, 1813 at Putney, 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. There is a research problem: mds; 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

He 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.

Family 2:

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

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

Capt. Timothy Houghton

M, #7207, b. 21 August 1727, d. 10 May 1780

Biography

     Capt. Timothy Houghton was born on Aug 21, 1727 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 8,27,1727; Smith: 27 Oct 1727; MLM: Bolton. He married Eunice Whitcomb on Jan 13, 1751 JWH: 10 Dec 1738, clearly an error. Capt. Timothy Houghton died on May 10, 1780 at Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, of small pox. He was buried at Old Burial Ground, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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

He married Eunice Whitcomb on 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, #7208, b. 1729, d. 1790

Biography

     Jacob Houghton was born in 1729 in Bolton or Lunnenburg section of, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: also 1720. He died in 1790 about 67 years. He and Jacob Houghton are possible duplicates.
Father*Ensign Jacob Houghton Jr b. 1 Apr 1696, d. 26 Jan 1780
Mother*Mary Willard b. 6 Apr 1705
     Jacob Houghton and Jacob Houghton are possible duplicates.

Mary Houghton

F, #7209, b. 1 October 1732, d. 30 August 1736

Biography

     Mary Houghton was born on Oct 1, 1732 JWH: 1730; Lancaster VRs: ae 3.10.29 at death. She died on Aug 30, 1736 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She was buried at Old 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, #7210, b. 16 October 1737, d. 25 March 1814

Biography

     Simon Houghton was born on Oct 16, 1737 in Bolton, 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. He 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. Simon Houghton appeared in the census of 1790 of Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 3 males 16+, 4 males under 16, 5 females (listed next to Lt. John and James Houghton.) He appeared in the census of 1800 of Bolton, 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+. He appeared in the census of 1810 of Bolton, 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+. He died on Mar 25, 1814 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 76y 5m 10d; disease, paralytic and appeplictic sickness, 5 days. He was buried at Old 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

He 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.
Father*Ensign Jacob Houghton Jr b. 1 Apr 1696, d. 26 Jan 1780
Mother*Mary Willard b. 6 Apr 1705

Sarah Divol

F, #7211, b. 22 March 1733/34, d. 11 December 1824

Biography

     Sarah Divol was born on Mar 22, 1733/34 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She 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. Sarah Divol died on Dec 11, 1824 at Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, age 80 [CJV: may be 1828, age 90]. She was buried at Lyndon Town Cemetery (Lyndon Center), Lyndon, Caledonia Co., VT, USA. There is a research problem: md and 2 sons bds before.

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

She 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.

Caroline Houghton

F, #7212, b. 21 September 1735

Biography

     Caroline Houghton was born on Sep 21, 1735 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She 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. Caroline Houghton and Caroline Houghton are possible duplicates.

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, on 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 b. c 1703, d. 1791
     Caroline Houghton and Caroline Houghton are possible duplicates.

Eunice Whitcomb

F, #7213, b. 10 December 1733, d. 8 October 1815

Biography

     Eunice Whitcomb was born on Dec 10, 1733 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Smith: 10 Dec 1732. She married Capt. Timothy Houghton, son of Ensign Jacob Houghton Jr and Mary Willard, on Jan 13, 1751 JWH: 10 Dec 1738, clearly an error. Eunice Whitcomb died on Oct 8, 1815 at Chester, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia, Canada, JWH: 18 Oct.

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

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

Martha Stearns

F, #7214, b. 12 June 1750, d. 3 April 1823

Biography

     Martha Stearns was born on Jun 12, 1750 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She 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. Martha Stearns died on Apr 3, 1823 at Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, widow, sick 18 years of Catarrhal Consumption. She was buried at Old Burial Field Cemetery, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 73 y.

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

She 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.

Simeon Houghton

M, #7215, b. circa 1715, d. 11 September 1791

Biography

     Simeon Houghton was born circa 1715 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, dd calc, G.S. He and Jerusha Taylor declared their intentions of marriage on Feb 4, 1737/38 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Simeon Houghton appeared in the census of 1790 of Petersham, MA, USA, 2 males 16+, 1 male under 16, 6 females. He died on Sep 11, 1791 at Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 76. He was buried at Petersham Cemetery, Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

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

He 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, #7216, b. 19 December 1740, d. 1806

Biography

     Jotham Houghton was born on Dec 19, 1740 in Nichawog (Petersham), Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Jan. 31, 1742/3 (erroneously citing Harvard VRs.) He married Esther Taylor on Dec 19, 1759 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Dec. 17. Jotham Houghton married Eunice Wilder on Oct 6, 1762 at Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Jotham Houghton appeared in the census of 1800 of Worcester, Otsego, NY, USA, 10101-11101: 1 male <10, male 16-26, male 45+; 1 female <10, female 10-16, female 16-26, female 45+. He died in 1806 at Otsego Co., NY, USA. He and Jotham Houghton are possible duplicates.

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 on 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 on 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
     Jotham Houghton and Jotham Houghton are possible duplicates.

Thaddeus Houghton

M, #7217, b. 31 January 1742/43

Biography

     Thaddeus Houghton was born on Jan 31, 1742/43 in Nichawog (Petersham), Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Apr. 13, 1745. He married Prudence Wilder on May, 1765 at Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

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

Thaddeus Houghton married Prudence Wilder on 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, #7218, b. 13 December 1723

Biography

     Israel Houghton was born on Dec 13, 1723 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He died CJV: 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, #7219, b. 3 December 1724, d. 17 November 1726

Biography

     Joseph Houghton was born on Dec 3, 1724 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, twin. He died on Nov 17, 1726 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

Benjamin Houghton

M, #7220, b. 3 December 1724, d. 27 October 1737

Biography

     Benjamin Houghton was born on Dec 3, 1724 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, twin of Joseph. He died on Oct 27, 1737 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

Phinehas Houghton

M, #7221, b. 22 September 1726, d. 10 November 1797

Biography

     Phinehas Houghton was born on Sep 22, 1726 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He married Ruth Osgood on Jun 6, 1753 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Phinehas Houghton appeared in the census of 1790 of Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 1 male 16+, 4 females. He died on Nov 10, 1797 at Lancaster, 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

He married Ruth Osgood on 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, #7222, b. 1731

Biography

     Lois Houghton was born in 1731. She married Paul Sawyer on Mar 7, 1758 at Lancaster, 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 on 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, #7223, b. 21 May 1733, d. before 1769

Biography

     Joseph Houghton was born on May 21, 1733 in Lancaster/Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He 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. Joseph Houghton died before 1769 at Leominister, 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. There is a research problem: John, 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.) He and Joseph Houghton are possible duplicates.

Family: Mary Wilson

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

Eunice Houghton

F, #7224, b. 31 January 1736/37

Biography

     Eunice Houghton was born on Jan 31, 1736/37 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Sterling, MA. She married Aquilla Jewett, son of William Jewett and Hanna Pickard, on Mar 22, 1764 at Littleton, Middlesex Co., MA, USA.

Family: Aquilla Jewett b. 26 Dec 1729, d. 10 Jun 1829

Eunice Houghton and Aquilla Jewett declared their intentions of marriage on Feb 19, 1764 Littleton, Middlesex Co., MA, USA. Eunice Houghton married Aquilla Jewett, son of William Jewett and Hanna Pickard, on 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, #7225, b. 5 September 1739, d. 31 July 1802

Biography

     Capt. Benjamin Houghton Tert. was born on Sep 5, 1739 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Sterling; FWH: Sep. 25; JWH: Sep 15. He 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. Capt. Benjamin Houghton Tert. appeared in the census of 1790 of Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, one male 16+; 2 females. He died on Jul 31, 1802 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 63; MLM: of dropsy in the head.

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

He 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, 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.
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, #7226, b. 26 February 1741/42, d. 21 April 1801

Biography

     Israel Houghton was born on Feb 26, 1741/42 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Sterling; also Feb. 28, 1741-2. He 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. Israel Houghton appeared in the census of 1776 of Keene, Cheshire Co., NH, USA. He appeared in the census of 1790 of Keene, Cheshire Co., NH, USA, 1 male 16+, 1 male under 16, 3 females. He died on Apr 21, 1801 at Keene, NH, USA, see Keene VT VR: his son Israel has this dd. He and Israel Houghton are possible duplicates.

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
     Israel Houghton and Israel Houghton are possible duplicates.

Major Jonathan Houghton

M, #7227, b. 24 December 1743, d. 11 January 1840

Biography

     Major Jonathan Houghton was born on Dec 24, 1743 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, DAR: 2-28-1761. He died on Jan 11, 1840 at Waterford, Oxford, ME, USA, DAR: dd only. There is a research problem: Which 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, #7228, b. 14 October 1745, d. 1818

Biography

     Capt. John Houghton was born on Oct 14, 1745 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He married Mary Allen. Capt. John Houghton died in 1818 at Keene, NH, USA, age 72; in C.C., Aug 26, 1818.

Family: Mary Allen

He 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, #7229, b. 4 October 1714, d. 1758

Biography

     Jerusha Taylor was born on Oct 4, 1714 in Stow, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, BT: The Stow records show that Jerusha, dau. of John and Esther Taylor, was born Oct. 4, 1714. She and Simeon Houghton declared their intentions of marriage on Feb 4, 1737/38 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Jerusha Taylor died in 1758 at MA, USA, Windsor: after 1767, Lancaster MA.

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

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

Mary Vaughn

F, #7230

Family: Israel Houghton b. 13 Dec 1723