Ebenezer Houghton

M, #7351, b. 28 May 1750, d. 28 May 1835
Father*Capt. Cyrus Houghton b. 8 Sep 1723, d. 1819
Mother*Merriam Butler b. 20 Mar 1724/25

Biography

BirthMay 28, 1750Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 28 May 1765
Milit-Begbetween 1775 and 1777Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, According to Putney Histor. Soc.: in Capt. Robt. Langle's Co. of Asa Whitcomb's Regt. April 19, 1775 for eight months as a drummer, and in 1777 Aug for 25 days was in Col. Wm. Williams Regt.

He is mentioned in an article in the New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vol 150, July 1996 by Ken Stevens, entitled "Abijah Moore's Company of Cumberland County Minute Men". Most of this militia unit were former Mass. residents who recently had moved to Putney, Vt. and vicinity. They received word of the action at Lexington 3 days after the event, but it took them only 3 1/2 additional days to gather and march the 120 miles to relieve the men in the combat area.

Per pages 342/343: private, of Putney, service for 7 days. Enlisted 26 April 1775 as drummer in Capt. Robert Longley's company in Col. Asa Whitcomb's (23rd) regiment of Continental troops. He also served for 25 days in the Saratoga campaign in Capt. John Petty's company of Col. William Williams' regiment of Vermont militia, which marched from Westminster on 29 August 1777.
p. 329: "Years later Ebenezer Houghton, when applying for a veteran's pension, recalled: "On the 19th of April 1775 I was a resident of Putney, Windham country, Vermont. On Saturday night subsequent this deponent heard the news and on Sunday morning I started for Cambridge." (Abijah Moore's company were the only troops from the Province of NY and the first unit from what now is Vermont to participate in the Rev. War.) Houghton enlisted in the Continental Army at Cambridge on the 26th. They covered the 120 miles in 3 and a half days.

Ebenezer was a drummer in the Revolutionary War. His Revolutionary War pension file states "Ebenezer Houghton of Ostego in the State of New York who was a drummer in the company commanded by Captain Langley of the Regt_ commanded by Col. Whitcomb in the Vermont line for 11 months"

Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, 17 Vols.
Volume 8
page 299
Houghton, Ebenezer, Putney [Vt.].Private, Capt. Abijah Moore's co. of Minutemen, which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service from April 23, 1775, 7 days; reported enlisted into the army; also, Capt. Robert Longley's co., Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt; return of men in need of cartridge boxes, dated Camp at Cambridge, June 19, 1775; also, Drummer, same co. and regt; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 26, 1775; service, 3 mos. 13 days; also, company receipts for wages for Aug. and Sept., 1775, dated Camp at Prospect Hill.
1790 Census1790Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, 1 male > 16, and 4 males < 16 and 2 females
1800 Census1800Worcester, Otsego, NY, USA, 8 children: 11201-11101: 1 male <10; male 10-16; 2 males 16-26; 1 male 45+; 1 female <10; 1 female 10-16; 1 female 16-26; 1 female 45+
1810 Census1810Maryland, Otsego Co., NY, USA, 4 Total; 00101-01001; 1 male 16-25, 1 male 45+//1 female 10-15, 1 female 45+
1820 Census1820Maryland, Otsego Co., NY, USA, 3 Individuals: 1 male 45+; 1 female 16-26; 1 female 45+
DeathMay 28, 1835Schenevus, Otsego, NY, USA, age 85; RWG: Maryland, NY, 28 May or 31 May 1835; MLM: Dec. 8, 1829
BurialSchenevus Cemetery, Schenevus, Otsego, NY, USA, section 7; Robert Taylor: grave still there 8/1996; Stacknow: 8/1999;
Sigler: 4/2010
BurialSchenevus Cemetery, Schenevus, Otsego, NY, USA, section 7; GS: Hadassah, wife of Ebenezer Houghton, died Feb. 19 1837 ae 84 yrs 10 mo;(Cemetery, way up towards the back (up the hill away from Rt. 7).
ProblemJWH, MLM: Bd in conflict with only 4 children given by JWH; these are not his children per Rev. War Gen. Abs.

Family

Hadassah Houghton b. 19 Apr 1753, d. 19 Feb 1837
MarriageEbenezer Houghton married Hadassah Houghton, daughter of Simeon Houghton and Jerusha Taylor, on Dec 27, 1776 at Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, USA, RWG:"wid's surname was shown as Houghton in the marriage records." 
Children

Aaron Houghton

M, #7352, b. 4 October 1766, d. 8 December 1829
Father*Capt. Cyrus Houghton b. 8 Sep 1723, d. 1819
Mother*Merriam Butler b. 20 Mar 1724/25

Biography

BirthOct 4, 1766Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, VT Div of Records: Oct 1, 1766; Bolton VR, MLM & IGI: Bolton Worcester MA
MarriageNov 17, 1788Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, Putney VR: "both of P."; p. 251 "[Molly Houghton, in pencil]"; Molly Wilson given; VT Div. of Records: Molly Willson; Putney Hx: Molly Willson
1790 Census1790Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, 1 Male of 16+; 2 males under 16; 4 females
Census1791Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA
1800 Census1800Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, 12 Total: 31011-20112; 3 male 1-9,1 male 10-15, 1 male 26-44, 1 male 45+, 2 female 1-9, 1 female 16-25, 1 female 26-44, 2 female 45+
1810 Census1810Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, 14 Total: 21410-22011; 2 male <10, 1 male 10-15, 4 male 16-25, 1 male 26-44//2 female <10, 2 female 10-15,1 female 26-44, 1 female 45+
MarriageOct 26, 1815md not in Putney VR, but reference to Aaron and Betsey as parents of Jason Moore and Abigail
1820 Census1820Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, 8 Individuals: 2 male = 10-16 (1804-1810), 1 male =16-26 (1794-1804), 1 male = 45+ (bef. 1775)// 2 female = 0-10 (1810-1820), 1 female =10-16 (1810-1804), 3 female =16-26 (1794-1804), 1 female =26-45 (1774-1794)
DeathDec 8, 1829Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA
BurialHoughton Farm Cemetery, Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA
ProblemJWH and MLM give Abraham Houghton's daughter Mary Houghton as wife of Aaron; Moly Wilson may be Molly Houghton; but Moly Wilson is listed in Putney Hx , VT Div. of Records & Putney VR in several places as the wife, as is Aaron and Mary

Putney VR: Moly Wilson, b. Putney, 14 mar 1774; dau. of Benjamin and Sarah Wilson

Family 1

Mary Houghton b. 25 Feb 1771, d. 30 Jan 1813
Marriage*Aaron Houghton married Mary Houghton, daughter of Abraham Houghton and Sarah Divol, on Nov 17, 1788 at Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, Putney VR: "both of P."; p. 251 "[Molly Houghton, in pencil]"; Molly Wilson given; VT Div. of Records: Molly Willson; Putney Hx: Molly Willson. 
Children

Family 2

Betsey Moore b. c 1784, d. 3 Aug 1839
Marriage*Aaron Houghton married Betsey Moore on Oct 26, 1815 md not in Putney VR, but reference to Aaron and Betsey as parents of Jason Moore and Abigail. 
Children

Experience Pike

F, #7353, b. 9 November 1743, d. before 1790

Biography

BirthNov 9, 1743Framingham, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
Marriage
Deathbefore 1790

Family

Deacon Cyrus Houghton Jr b. 1745, d. 9 Jun 1834
Marriage*Experience Pike married Deacon Cyrus Houghton Jr, son of Capt. Cyrus Houghton and Merriam Butler
Children

Mary Taylor

F, #7354, b. circa 1752, d. 29 August 1838

Biography

Birthcirca 1752Boylston, Worcester Co., MA, USA, not in VR
DeathAug 29, 1838Berlin, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Houghton & Berlin VR: aged 86
BurialOld Burying Ground Cemetery, Berlin, Worcester Co., MA, USA, ae 86y w/o Dea Siras [sic]

Family

Deacon Cyrus Houghton Jr b. 1745, d. 9 Jun 1834
MarriageMary Taylor married Deacon Cyrus Houghton Jr, son of Capt. Cyrus Houghton and Merriam Butler, on Sep 5, 1790 at Boylston, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Child

Lucy Wilder

F, #7355

Biography

Marriage

Family

Oliver Houghton b. bt 1753 - 1754
Marriage*Lucy Wilder married Oliver Houghton, son of Capt. Cyrus Houghton and Merriam Butler

Mary Houghton

F, #7356, b. 25 February 1771, d. 30 January 1813
Father*Abraham Houghton b. 27 Nov 1725, d. 7 Mar 1813
Mother*Sarah Divol b. 22 Mar 1733/34, d. 11 Dec 1824

Biography

BirthFeb 25, 1771Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA
MarriageNov 17, 1788Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, Putney VR: "both of P."; p. 251 "[Molly Houghton, in pencil]"; Molly Wilson given; VT Div. of Records: Molly Willson; Putney Hx: Molly Willson
DeathJan 30, 1813Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, 42 years (in 44th year of her age)
BurialHoughton Farm Cemetery, Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, 44th year
ProblemJWH and MLM give Abraham Houghton's daughter Mary Houghton as wife of Aaron; Moly Wilson may be Molly Houghton; but Moly Wilson is listed in Putney Hx , VT Div. of Records & Putney VR in several places as the wife, as is Aaron and Mary

Putney VR: Moly Wilson, b. Putney, 14 mar 1774; dau. of Benjamin and Sarah Wilson

Family

Aaron Houghton b. 4 Oct 1766, d. 8 Dec 1829
Marriage*Mary Houghton married Aaron Houghton, son of Capt. Cyrus Houghton and Merriam Butler, on Nov 17, 1788 at Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, Putney VR: "both of P."; p. 251 "[Molly Houghton, in pencil]"; Molly Wilson given; VT Div. of Records: Molly Willson; Putney Hx: Molly Willson. 
Children

Betsey Moore

F, #7357, b. circa 1784, d. 3 August 1839

Biography

Birthcirca 1784dd calc; JWH: 1778
MarriageOct 26, 1815md not in Putney VR, but reference to Aaron and Betsey as parents of Jason Moore and Abigail
DeathAug 3, 1839Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, ae. 55 years
BurialEast Putney Cemetery, Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, ae 55

Family

Aaron Houghton b. 4 Oct 1766, d. 8 Dec 1829
Marriage*Betsey Moore married Aaron Houghton, son of Capt. Cyrus Houghton and Merriam Butler, on Oct 26, 1815 md not in Putney VR, but reference to Aaron and Betsey as parents of Jason Moore and Abigail. 
Children

Levi Bixby

M, #7358, b. 7 August 1743, d. 5 October 1803
Father*Nathaniel Bixby
Mother*Jerusha Houghton b. 6 Jan 1719/20, d. 17 May 1812

Biography

BirthAug 7, 1743Shrewsbury, Worcester Co., MA, USA, FWH, Martin: Lancaster
MarriageOct 2, 1766Winchendon, MA, USA
Marriage
DeathOct 5, 1803Winchendon, MA, USA, age 60.1.29
BurialWinchendon, MA, USA

Family 1

Ruth Darling b. 21 Dec 1746, d. 1778
Marriage*Levi Bixby married Ruth Darling on Oct 2, 1766 at Winchendon, MA, USA
Children

Family 2

Tabitha Boynton
Marriage*Levi Bixby married Tabitha Boynton
Children

Jerusha Bixby

F, #7359, b. 14 November 1746
Father*Nathaniel Bixby
Mother*Jerusha Houghton b. 6 Jan 1719/20, d. 17 May 1812

Biography

BirthNov 14, 1746Shrewsbury, Worcester Co., MA, USA, FWH, JWH, MLM: 1745, twin
Deathyoung

Elisabeth Bixby

F, #7360, b. 14 November 1746
Father*Nathaniel Bixby
Mother*Jerusha Houghton b. 6 Jan 1719/20, d. 17 May 1812

Biography

BirthNov 14, 1746Shrewsbury, Worcester Co., MA, USA, FWH, JWH: 1745; twin
Deathyoung

Keziah Bixby

F, #7361, b. 25 May 1749
Father*Nathaniel Bixby
Mother*Jerusha Houghton b. 6 Jan 1719/20, d. 17 May 1812

Biography

BirthMay 25, 1749Shrewsbury, Worcester Co., MA, USA, FWH: Oct. 1747; JWH, MLM: 1747
MarriageJul 6, 1767

Family 1

Richard Pearson
Marriage*Keziah Bixby married Richard Pearson on Jul 6, 1767. 
Children

Family 2

Amos Haywood
MarriageKeziah Bixby married Amos Haywood on Oct 6, 1785. 
Children

Lois Bixbey

F, #7362, b. 5 May 1751
Father*Nathaniel Bixby
Mother*Jerusha Houghton b. 6 Jan 1719/20, d. 17 May 1812

Biography

BirthMay 5, 1751Shrewsbury, Worcester Co., MA, USA, FWH: 1749 and a sister Relief, 1751, d. young; JWH, MLM: 1751, Relief (not Lois)

Adonijah Bixby

M, #7363, b. 23 May 1753
Father*Nathaniel Bixby
Mother*Jerusha Houghton b. 6 Jan 1719/20, d. 17 May 1812

Biography

BirthMay 23, 1753Shrewsbury, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Abigail Bixby

F, #7364, b. 5 September 1755, d. 23 February 1813
Father*Nathaniel Bixby
Mother*Jerusha Houghton b. 6 Jan 1719/20, d. 17 May 1812

Biography

BirthSep 5, 1755Shrewsbury, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH, MLM: 1755
DeathFeb 23, 1813Weathersfield, VT, USA

Nathaniel Bixby

M, #7365, b. 30 July 1758
Father*Nathaniel Bixby
Mother*Jerusha Houghton b. 6 Jan 1719/20, d. 17 May 1812

Biography

BirthJul 30, 1758Shrewsbury, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Eunice Bixby

F, #7366, b. 30 May 1762
Father*Nathaniel Bixby
Mother*Jerusha Houghton b. 6 Jan 1719/20, d. 17 May 1812

Biography

BirthMay 30, 1762Shrewsbury, Worcester Co., MA, USA, FWH, JWH, MLM: 1760

Mary Houghton

F, #7367, b. 2 September 1750
Father*Saul Houghton b. 6 May 1722, d. 4 Nov 1814
Mother*Mary Matthews d. 10 Apr 1802

Joshua Houghton

M, #7368, b. 25 February 1753, d. 1 December 1836
Father*Saul Houghton b. 6 May 1722, d. 4 Nov 1814
Mother*Mary Matthews d. 10 Apr 1802

Biography

BirthFeb 25, 1753Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageJan 1, 1778Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Joshua Houghton Jr and Ruth Kilburn; JWH: 1 Jan 1773
1790 Census1790Sterling, MA, USA, 1 male 16+, 1 female
1800 Census1800Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 4 Totals: 00001-11100; 1 male 45+, 1 female 1-9, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 16-25
1810 Census1810Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 1 male 45+// 1 female 45+
1820 Census1820Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 2 Individuals: 1 male 45+; 1 female 45+
DeathDec 1, 1836Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, ae. 83
BurialChocksett Burial Ground Cemetery, Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, ae 39 Section J

Family

Ruth Kilburn b. 15 Aug 1759, d. 8 Nov 1825
Marriage*Joshua Houghton married Ruth Kilburn on Jan 1, 1778 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Joshua Houghton Jr and Ruth Kilburn; JWH: 1 Jan 1773. 

David Houghton

M, #7369, b. 9 April 1757, d. 15 September 1776
Father*Saul Houghton b. 6 May 1722, d. 4 Nov 1814
Mother*Mary Matthews d. 10 Apr 1802

Biography

BirthApr 9, 1757Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Marriage
Mil. Serv.pvt. in Capt Samuel Sawyer's company
DeathSep 15, 1776Kip's Bay, Manhatten, NY, USA, probably killed at the battle of

Family

Mary (?)
Marriage*David Houghton married Mary (?) 

Persis Houghton

F, #7370, b. 12 September 1759
Father*Saul Houghton b. 6 May 1722, d. 4 Nov 1814
Mother*Mary Matthews d. 10 Apr 1802

Biography

BirthSep 12, 1759Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Eunice Houghton

F, #7371, b. 30 March 1766
Father*Saul Houghton b. 6 May 1722, d. 4 Nov 1814
Mother*Mary Matthews d. 10 Apr 1802

Ruth Kilburn

F, #7372, b. 15 August 1759, d. 8 November 1825

Biography

BirthAug 15, 1759Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageJan 1, 1778Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Joshua Houghton Jr and Ruth Kilburn; JWH: 1 Jan 1773
DeathNov 8, 1825Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA
BurialChocksett Burial Ground Cemetery, Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, ae 66 Section N

Family

Joshua Houghton b. 25 Feb 1753, d. 1 Dec 1836
Marriage*Ruth Kilburn married Joshua Houghton, son of Saul Houghton and Mary Matthews, on Jan 1, 1778 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Joshua Houghton Jr and Ruth Kilburn; JWH: 1 Jan 1773. 

Mary (?)

F, #7373

Biography

Marriage

Family

David Houghton b. 9 Apr 1757, d. 15 Sep 1776
Marriage*Mary (?) married David Houghton, son of Saul Houghton and Mary Matthews

Hiram Prescott

M, #7374, b. 18 April 1748, d. 1816
Father*Jonathan Prescott b. 1722, d. 8 Mar 1810
Mother*Vashti Houghton b. 7 May 1727, d. 10 Feb 1805

Biography

BirthApr 18, 1748Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, FWH: Apr. 16
Marriage
Death1816Fitzwilliam, NH, USA, without issue

Family

Phebe Bowker
Marriage*Hiram Prescott married Phebe Bowker

Jonathan Prescott Jr

M, #7375, b. 8 June 1750, d. 2 November 1805
Father*Jonathan Prescott b. 1722, d. 8 Mar 1810
Mother*Vashti Houghton b. 7 May 1727, d. 10 Feb 1805

Biography

BirthJun 8, 1750Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Milit-Begcirca 1776Rev. War
DeathNov 2, 1805Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA
BurialCookshire Cemetery, Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, ae 55y

Family

Mary Brigham b. 1 Mar 1748/49, d. 4 Jan 1834
Children

Vashti Prescott

F, #7376, b. 24 May 1753, d. 27 November 1838
Father*Jonathan Prescott b. 1722, d. 8 Mar 1810
Mother*Vashti Houghton b. 7 May 1727, d. 10 Feb 1805

Biography

BirthMay 24, 1753Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH, MLM: 5,4, 1753
DeathNov 27, 1838Ashby, Middlesex Co., MA, USA

Family

Rufus Wilder d. 27 Oct 1837
Children

Joanna Prescott

F, #7377, b. 12 April 1756, d. before 1760
Father*Jonathan Prescott b. 1722, d. 8 Mar 1810
Mother*Vashti Houghton b. 7 May 1727, d. 10 Feb 1805

Biography

BirthApr 12, 1756Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Deathbefore 1760Ashby, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, died young; 2nd sister named Joanna born

Peter Prescott

M, #7378, b. 3 April 1758, d. 14 July 1851
Father*Jonathan Prescott b. 1722, d. 8 Mar 1810
Mother*Vashti Houghton b. 7 May 1727, d. 10 Feb 1805

Biography

BirthApr 3, 1758Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Marriage
Marriage
DeathJul 14, 1851Fitzwilliam, NH, USA

Family 1

Mary Wilson b. 20 Mar 1761, d. 10 Jul 1846
Marriage*Peter Prescott married Mary Wilson
Children

Family 2

Polly Vinton
Marriage*Peter Prescott married Polly Vinton

Elizabeth Prescott

F, #7379, b. 15 November 1762, d. 17 May 1835
Father*Jonathan Prescott b. 1722, d. 8 Mar 1810
Mother*Vashti Houghton b. 7 May 1727, d. 10 Feb 1805

Biography

BirthNov 15, 1762Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Marriage1801
DeathMay 17, 1835Sterling, MA, USA

Family

Jeremiah Burpee
Marriage*Elizabeth Prescott married Jeremiah Burpee on 1801. 

Joanna Prescott

F, #7380, b. 13 August 1760
Father*Jonathan Prescott b. 1722, d. 8 Mar 1810
Mother*Vashti Houghton b. 7 May 1727, d. 10 Feb 1805

Biography

BirthAug 13, 1760Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathAshby, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, unmarried