William G. Verge

M, #8491

Biography

MarriageApr 26, 1840Liverpool, Queens, Nova Scotia, Canada

Family

Eunice Whitcomb Houghton b. 10 Jan 1818
Marriage*William G. Verge married Eunice Whitcomb Houghton, daughter of Capt. Levi Whitcomb Houghton and Abigail Verge, on Apr 26, 1840 at Liverpool, Queens, Nova Scotia, Canada
Children

Laura Houghton

F, #8492, b. 14 April 1805, d. 17 September 1893
Father*Asa Houghton Esq. b. 3 Feb 1775, d. 10 Sep 1829
Mother*Sally Negus b. 27 Aug 1772, d. 2 Oct 1838

Biography

BirthApr 14, 1805Dummerston, Windham Co., VT, USA, p. 301, Newfane; JWH, MLM: Putney, VT; Putney TR: Putney, VT
MarriageSep 22, 1832Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA
DeathSep 17, 1893Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, 88-5-13, widow
BurialMt. Pleasant Cemetery, Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, ae 88; with both parents

Family

James Keyes b. 28 Jul 1793, d. 14 Sep 1862
Marriage*Laura Houghton married James Keyes on Sep 22, 1832 at Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA
Children

Catherine Houghton

F, #8493, b. 15 April 1807
Father*Asa Houghton Esq. b. 3 Feb 1775, d. 10 Sep 1829
Mother*Sally Negus b. 27 Aug 1772, d. 2 Oct 1838

Biography

BirthApr 15, 1807Dummerston, Windham Co., VT, USA
Deathas an infant

Asa Stearns Houghton

M, #8494, b. 28 September 1811, d. 10 April 1844
Father*Asa Houghton Esq. b. 3 Feb 1775, d. 10 Sep 1829
Mother*Sally Negus b. 27 Aug 1772, d. 2 Oct 1838

Biography

BirthSep 28, 1811Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, MLM: 1795
Marriagecirca Apr 27, 1842New York, New York Co., NY, USA, Stearns A. Houghton and Virginia Clark
DeathApr 10, 1844Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, NY Post: Apri 9, 1844; MLM: 1875, aged 80 years

Family

Virginia Clark b. c 1824
Marriage*Asa Stearns Houghton married Virginia Clark on circa Apr 27, 1842 at New York, New York Co., NY, USA, Stearns A. Houghton and Virginia Clark. 
Children

James Keyes

M, #8495, b. 28 July 1793, d. 14 September 1862

Family

Laura Houghton b. 14 Apr 1805, d. 17 Sep 1893
Marriage*James Keyes married Laura Houghton, daughter of Asa Houghton Esq. and Sally Negus, on Sep 22, 1832 at Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA
Children

Caroline Keyes

F, #8496, b. circa 1837, d. 3 August 1919
Father*James Keyes b. 28 Jul 1793, d. 14 Sep 1862
Mother*Laura Houghton b. 14 Apr 1805, d. 17 Sep 1893

Biography

Birthcirca 1837
DeathAug 3, 1919
BurialMt. Pleasant Cemetery, Putney, Windham Co., VT, USA, ae 82

Douglas Stearnes Houghton

M, #8497, b. 1844, d. 1872
Father*Asa Stearns Houghton b. 28 Sep 1811, d. 10 Apr 1844
Mother*Virginia Clark b. c 1824

Biography

Birth1844NY, USA, age 7, NY, in 1850 census; MLM: 1834
1850 Census1850Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY, USA, age 26, none, living with parents; also a C. Hellar " (Houghton?) (ditto" mark for surname), 23, Ireland
Marriagecirca Mar 2, 1867
Death1872

Family

Mary Cordelia Scott b. c 1852
Marriage*Douglas Stearnes Houghton married Mary Cordelia Scott on circa Mar 2, 1867. 
Children

Douglas Scott Houghton

M, #8498, b. 16 March 1872, d. 12 January 1944
Father*Douglas Stearnes Houghton b. 1844, d. 1872
Mother*Mary Cordelia Scott b. c 1852

Biography

BirthMar 16, 1872WV, USA, age 8, VA, in 1880 census; age 47, WV, in 1920 census; age 58 in 1930 census; age 68 in 1940 census
1910 Census1910Manhattan, New York Co., NY, USA, age 38, play director
1920 Census1920South Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., CA, USA, age 47, theatrical company manager; and Bess Johnson, 31, CA
1930 Census1930Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., CA, USA, age 58, a theater publicity man
Marriage
1940 Census1940Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., CA, USA, age 68, none
DeathJan 12, 1944Los Angeles Co., CA, USA, age 71

Family

Marian (?) b. c 1889
Marriage*Douglas Scott Houghton married Marian (?) 

Alured Houghton

M, #8499, b. 12 July 1807, d. 2 October 1829
Father*Judge Jacob Houghton b. 15 Feb 1777, d. 30 Jul 1861
Mother*Lydia Douglass b. 10 Dec 1780, d. 2 Jan 1872

Biography

BirthJul 12, 1807Troy, Rensselaer, NY, USA
DeathOct 2, 1829Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, USA, of fever, age 22 (JWH: Oct 29, 1829)

Dr. Douglass Houghton M.D.

M, #8500, b. 21 September 1809, d. 13 October 1845
Father*Judge Jacob Houghton b. 15 Feb 1777, d. 30 Jul 1861
Mother*Lydia Douglass b. 10 Dec 1780, d. 2 Jan 1872

Notable Houghton

     Notable: City of Houghton in Portage Township, Houghton Co., MI, was named after Dr. Douglas Houghton, the 1st state geologist of MI. Houghton, Michigan was named for the geologist Douglass Houghton who explored the area in the 1830s - 40s. Houghton County, MI, was named for Douglass Houghton by the MI Legislature. at Houghton, Houghton, MI, USA.

Biography

BirthSep 21, 1809Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY, USA, Who's Who, MLM: Sept. 21, 1809; Caldwell: 21 Sep 1809, Fredonia (Troy?); his memoir: 21 Sep 1809; others 1810
MarriageOct 9, 1833Fredonia, NY, USA, MLM: Sept. 10, 1833
1840 Census1840Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, 8 Total: 1 male 10 to 15 (1825-1830), 1 male 30 to 40 (1800-1809) // 2 female under 5 (1836-1840), 1 female 15 to 20 (1820-1825), 1female 20 to 30 (1810-1819), 2 female 30 to 40 (1800-1809)
DeathOct 13, 1845Eagle River, Lake Superior, MI, USA, while traveling in a small boat along the south shore of Lake Superior near Eagle River. (MLM, Caldwell: Oct. 14)
BurialMay 15, 1846Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, MI, USA, site S-5
also:
Forest Hill Cemetery *
Fredonia
Chautauqua County
New York, USA
Author1889Author: Bradish, Alvah, 1806-1901.
Title: Memoir of Douglass Houghton: first state geologist of Michigan. With an appendix, containing reports, or abstracts of the first Geological survey, and a chronological statement of the progress of geological exploration in Michigan / by Alvah Bradish.
Imprint:      Detroit : Raynor & Taylor, printers, 1889.
Description:      xii, 302 p. : ill. (port) col. plates ; 23 cm. [In Houghton Project]

Family

Harriet Stevens b. 3 Nov 1809, d. 10 Aug 1869
Marriage*Dr. Douglass Houghton M.D. married Harriet Stevens on Oct 9, 1833 at Fredonia, NY, USA, MLM: Sept. 10, 1833. 
Children

Richard Henry Houghton

M, #8501, b. 29 June 1812, d. 12 September 1834
Father*Judge Jacob Houghton b. 15 Feb 1777, d. 30 Jul 1861
Mother*Lydia Douglass b. 10 Dec 1780, d. 2 Jan 1872

Biography

BirthJun 29, 1812Cattaraugus, Cattaraugus Co., NY, USA
DeathSep 12, 1834Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 23, of cholera

Lydia Douglass Houghton

F, #8502, b. 20 July 1815, d. 6 May 1902
Father*Judge Jacob Houghton b. 15 Feb 1777, d. 30 Jul 1861
Mother*Lydia Douglass b. 10 Dec 1780, d. 2 Jan 1872

Biography

BirthJul 20, 1815Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, age 35 in 1850 census; age 39 in 1855 census
MarriageSep 25, 1839Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA
1855 Census1855Pomfret, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, age 48, artist
DeathMay 6, 1902
BurialForest Hill Cemetery, Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, Plot: C/104

Family

Prof. Alvah Bradish b. 4 Sep 1806, d. 20 Apr 1901
Marriage*Lydia Douglass Houghton married Prof. Alvah Bradish on Sep 25, 1839 at Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA
Children

Sarah Douglass Houghton

F, #8503, b. 7 December 1817, d. 30 August 1840
Father*Judge Jacob Houghton b. 15 Feb 1777, d. 30 Jul 1861
Mother*Lydia Douglass b. 10 Dec 1780, d. 2 Jan 1872

Biography

BirthDec 7, 1817Mayville, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA
DeathAug 30, 1840Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, after a long illness
Burial1840Forest Hill Cemetery, Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, transferred from Fredonia Old Ground

Alexander Houghton

M, #8504, b. 15 July 1820, d. 22 December 1906
Father*Judge Jacob Houghton b. 15 Feb 1777, d. 30 Jul 1861
Mother*Lydia Douglass b. 10 Dec 1780, d. 2 Jan 1872

Biography

BirthJul 15, 1820Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, age 30 in 1850 census; age 34 in 1855 census; age 40 in 1860 census; age 48 in 1870 census; age 59 in 1880 census; age 79 in 1900 census
1870 Census1870Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, age 89, property $16,000-2500; and Sarah Douglas, 79, CT
1880 Census1880Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, age 59, a farmer, single
1900 Census1900Pomfret, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, age 79, single; a boarder.
DeathDec 22, 1906Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA
Burial1906Forest Hill Cemetery, Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA

William Houghton

M, #8505
Father*Judge Jacob Houghton b. 15 Feb 1777, d. 30 Jul 1861
Mother*Lydia Douglass b. 10 Dec 1780, d. 2 Jan 1872

Biography

Birth
Deathin infancy

Theodore Houghton

M, #8506, b. 22 June 1824, d. 29 January 1825
Father*Judge Jacob Houghton b. 15 Feb 1777, d. 30 Jul 1861
Mother*Lydia Douglass b. 10 Dec 1780, d. 2 Jan 1872

Biography

BirthJun 22, 1824Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, dd calc
DeathJan 29, 1825Fredonia, NY, USA, ae 7 m
Burial1825Forest Hill Cemetery, Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, transferred from Fredonia Old Ground

Jacob Houghton Jr

M, #8507, b. 28 May 1827, d. 28 April 1903
Father*Judge Jacob Houghton b. 15 Feb 1777, d. 30 Jul 1861
Mother*Lydia Douglass b. 10 Dec 1780, d. 2 Jan 1872

Biography

BirthMay 28, 1827Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, age 23 in 1850 census; age 35 in 1860 census; age 50 and 53 in 1880 census; June 1826, age 73 in 1900 census
1850 Census1850Detroit, Wayne Co., NY, USA, age 23, a civil engineer, in a boarding house
MarriageApr 28, 1853
1860 CensusJun, 1860Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 35, supt. water works; property $20,000-4000; and S. and Mary Gillett, 60 & 57, fisherman
1870 Census1870Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 42, a civil engineer, personal property $1000
Author1877contributed article on "Ancient Copper Mines of Lake Superior."
1880 Census1880Park, Park Co., CO, USA, age 53, a mine superintendent; living with John Thomas
1880 CensusJun 1, 1880Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 50, a mining engineer
1900 Census1900Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 73, widower
DeathApr 28, 1903Detroit, MI, USA
BurialForest Hill Cemetery, Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA

Family

Theodosia Petite Gilett b. bt 1832 - 1836, d. 6 Feb 1898
Marriage*Jacob Houghton Jr married Theodosia Petite Gilett on Apr 28, 1853. 
Children

Harriet Stevens

F, #8508, b. 3 November 1809, d. 10 August 1869

Biography

BirthNov 3, 1809NY, USA, bp per 1920 census of Mary Houghton
MarriageOct 9, 1833Fredonia, NY, USA, MLM: Sept. 10, 1833
Marriageto Rev. R. R. Richards
Marriage
DeathAug 10, 1869Saginow Co., MI, USA

Family 1

Dr. Douglass Houghton M.D. b. 21 Sep 1809, d. 13 Oct 1845
Marriage*Harriet Stevens married Dr. Douglass Houghton M.D., son of Judge Jacob Houghton and Lydia Douglass, on Oct 9, 1833 at Fredonia, NY, USA, MLM: Sept. 10, 1833. 
Children

Family 2

Rev. R. R. Richards
Marriage*Harriet Stevens married Rev. R. R. Richards

Harriet Douglass Houghton

F, #8509, b. 8 June 1837, d. 18 January 1921
Father*Dr. Douglass Houghton M.D. b. 21 Sep 1809, d. 13 Oct 1845
Mother*Harriet Stevens b. 3 Nov 1809, d. 10 Aug 1869

Biography

BirthJun 8, 1837Detroit, MI, USA, age 33 in 1870 census; age 42 in 1880 census
Marriage
1870 Census1870Coldwater, Branch Co., MI, USA, age 34, attorney at law; and Laura Morgan, 72, CT
1880 Census1880Coldwater, Branch Co., MI, USA, age 44, lawyer
DeathJan 18, 1921Chicago, Cook Co., IL, USA
BurialOak Grove Cemetery, Coldwater, Branch Co., MI, USA, Plot: 101-0136-04

Family

Franklin Embury Morgan b. 9 Jun 1836, d. 10 Jun 1918
Marriage*Harriet Douglass Houghton married Franklin Embury Morgan
Children

Mary Houghton

F, #8510, b. 30 October 1840, d. 17 June 1920
Father*Dr. Douglass Houghton M.D. b. 21 Sep 1809, d. 13 Oct 1845
Mother*Harriet Stevens b. 3 Nov 1809, d. 10 Aug 1869

Biography

BirthOct 30, 1840Detroit, MI, USA, age 79 in 1920 census
MarriageMay 18, 1864Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., MI, USA, Lena: 18 May 1864; Married
19 Oct 1864
At Ann Arbor, Mich., May 20th, by Rev R. R. Richards, WM. HARROWN, M.D., of Washington, DC to Miss MARY, youngest daughter of the late DOUGLASS HOUGHTON, MD of Detroit, Mich., and grand-daughter of the late Judge Houghton of this village
1920 Census1920Santa Fe, Santa Fe Co., NM, USA, age 83, a physician
DeathJun 17, 1920Santa Fe, NM, USA
BurialFairview Cemetery, Santa Fe, NM, USA

Family

Dr. William Smith Harroun b. c 1837
Marriage*Mary Houghton married Dr. William Smith Harroun on May 18, 1864 at Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., MI, USA, Lena: 18 May 1864; Married
19 Oct 1864
At Ann Arbor, Mich., May 20th, by Rev R. R. Richards, WM. HARROWN, M.D., of Washington, DC to Miss MARY, youngest daughter of the late DOUGLASS HOUGHTON, MD of Detroit, Mich., and grand-daughter of the late Judge Houghton of this village. 
Children

Catherine Houghton

F, #8511, b. 21 October 1841, d. 15 April 1842
Father*Dr. Douglass Houghton M.D. b. 21 Sep 1809, d. 13 Oct 1845
Mother*Harriet Stevens b. 3 Nov 1809, d. 10 Aug 1869

Biography

BirthOct 21, 1841
DeathApr 15, 18426 months after birth

Prof. Alvah Bradish

M, #8512, b. 4 September 1806, d. 20 April 1901

Biography

BirthSep 4, 1806Sherburne, Chenango Co., NY, USA, age 44 in 1850 census; age 48 in 1855 census
MarriageSep 25, 1839Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA
1855 Census1855Pomfret, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, age 48, artist
Author1889Author: Bradish, Alvah, 1806-1901.
Title: Memoir of Douglass Houghton: first state geologist of Michigan. With an appendix, containing reports, or abstracts of the first Geological survey, and a chronological statement of the progress of geological exploration in Michigan / by Alvah Bradish.
Imprint:      Detroit : Raynor & Taylor, printers, 1889.
Description:      xii, 302 p. : ill. (port) col. plates ; 23 cm. [In Houghton Project]
DeathApr 20, 1901Detroit, MI, USA
BurialForest Hill Cemetery, Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, Plot: C/104

Family

Lydia Douglass Houghton b. 20 Jul 1815, d. 6 May 1902
Marriage*Prof. Alvah Bradish married Lydia Douglass Houghton, daughter of Judge Jacob Houghton and Lydia Douglass, on Sep 25, 1839 at Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA
Children

Alice Theodosia Bradish

F, #8513, b. 23 February 1854
Father*Prof. Alvah Bradish b. 4 Sep 1806, d. 20 Apr 1901
Mother*Lydia Douglass Houghton b. 20 Jul 1815, d. 6 May 1902

Biography

BirthFeb 23, 1854Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, age 7 in 1855 census

Sarah Houghton Bradish

F, #8514, b. 19 July 1840, d. 17 May 1912
Father*Prof. Alvah Bradish b. 4 Sep 1806, d. 20 Apr 1901
Mother*Lydia Douglass Houghton b. 20 Jul 1815, d. 6 May 1902

Biography

BirthJul 19, 1840Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, age 10 in 1850 census; age 14 in 1855 census; MLM: 1806
MarriageApr 24, 1867MLM: 1839
DeathMay 17, 1912Moravia, NY, USA

Family

Edward Swart
Marriage*Sarah Houghton Bradish married Edward Swart on Apr 24, 1867 MLM: 1839. 

Theodosia Petite Gilett

F, #8515, b. between 1832 and 1836, d. 6 February 1898

Biography

Birthbetween 1832 and 1836MI, USA, dd calc; age 28 in 1860 census; age 36 in 1870 census; age 44 in 1880 census; 1920 census of son Douglass gives NY
MarriageApr 28, 1853
1860 CensusJun, 1860Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 35, supt. water works; property $20,000-4000; and S. and Mary Gillett, 60 & 57, fisherman
1870 Census1870Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 42, a civil engineer, personal property $1000
1880 CensusJun 1, 1880Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 50, a mining engineer
DeathFeb 6, 1898Detroit, MI, USA, ae 65

Family

Jacob Houghton Jr b. 28 May 1827, d. 28 Apr 1903
Marriage*Theodosia Petite Gilett married Jacob Houghton Jr, son of Judge Jacob Houghton and Lydia Douglass, on Apr 28, 1853. 
Children

Jane Catherine Billings

F, #8516, b. 31 May 1821, d. 28 November 1863

Biography

BirthMay 31, 1821Moron, Saratoga Co., NY, USA, age 29 in 1850 census; age 39 in 1860 census
MarriageDec 26, 1841Vicksburg, MS, USA, MLM, Chapman, Hargis: Dec. 29
1850 Census1850Vicksburg, Warren Co., MS, USA, age 35, a gen. agent; next door to E. S. & Lavinia Billings
1860 Census1860Vicksburg, Warren Co., MS, USA, age 45, judge probate; property $1800-1500; and "Lucy Weed " [Houghton]", 79, VT
DeathNov 28, 1863Vicksburg, MS, USA, ae 42, after the siege
BurialVicksburg, MS, USA

Family

Lawrence Stearns Houghton b. 28 Jan 1815, d. 15 Dec 1865
Marriage*Jane Catherine Billings married Lawrence Stearns Houghton, son of Daniel Stearns Houghton and Lydia Cook Cushing, on Dec 26, 1841 at Vicksburg, MS, USA, MLM, Chapman, Hargis: Dec. 29. 
Children

Laurens Green Risley

M, #8517, b. 27 March 1819, d. January 1893

Biography

BirthMar 27, 1819Fitzwilliam, NH, USA, age 41, NY, in 1860 census
MarriageJun 7, 1842w/2
1860 Census1860Pomfret, Chautauqua Co., NY, USA, age 41, liquor merchant, property $7750-$5000; and niece Fredonia Houghton
DeathJan, 1893

Family

Henrietta Elizabeth Houghton b. 8 Jul 1821, d. 6 Feb 1897
Marriage*Laurens Green Risley married Henrietta Elizabeth Houghton, daughter of Daniel Stearns Houghton and Lydia Cook Cushing, on Jun 7, 1842 w/2. 
Children

Jerusha Houghton

F, #8518, b. 9 May 1776, d. 21 February 1846
Father*Pharas Houghton b. 26 Jul 1751, d. 13 Feb 1790
Mother*Jemima Southworth b. 3 Apr 1753, d. 1 Sep 1840

Biography

BirthMay 9, 1776Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageDec 22, 1801Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathFeb 21, 1846Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Jerusha Deane, a. 69 y 7m 12 d

Family

Capt. Daniel Dean b. 4 Oct 1771, d. 10 Oct 1866
Marriage*Jerusha Houghton married Capt. Daniel Dean, son of Jeremiah Dean III and Abigail Draper, on Dec 22, 1801 at Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Polly Houghton

F, #8519, b. 6 April 1778
Father*Pharas Houghton b. 26 Jul 1751, d. 13 Feb 1790
Mother*Jemima Southworth b. 3 Apr 1753, d. 1 Sep 1840

Biography

BirthApr 6, 1778Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: 1788

Esther Houghton

F, #8520, b. 13 November 1782
Father*Pharas Houghton b. 26 Jul 1751, d. 13 Feb 1790
Mother*Jemima Southworth b. 3 Apr 1753, d. 1 Sep 1840

Biography

BirthNov 13, 1782Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Nov. 18
MarriageJan 21, 1807Athol, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family

Joel Hemmingway
Marriage*Esther Houghton married Joel Hemmingway on Jan 21, 1807 at Athol, Worcester Co., MA, USA