Zeruiah Houghton

F, #1651, b. 26 May 1721, d. November 1804

Biography

     Zeruiah Houghton was born on May 26, 1721 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Jonathan Wilder on Feb 23, 1738/39 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, M. Wilder: 1738. Zeruiah Houghton died in Nov, 1804 at Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Whitcomb: Zerviah Wilder. She was buried at Chocksett Burial Ground Cemetery, Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, ae 83, Section V.

Family: Jonathan Wilder b. 5 Oct 1710, d. 13 Jan 1794

She and Jonathan Wilder declared their intentions of marriage on Nov 25, 1738 Lancaster, MA, USA; Nourse, p. 28: "November ye 25th 1738 Then Jonathan Wilder of Lancaster Entered his Entention of marriage with Zeruiah Houghton of Said Town.
December ye 1st 1738 David Farrar of Lancaster appeared and forbid ye banes of mariage being out asked betwix ye above Said Jonath. Wilder and Zeruiah Houghton, and aledged this Reson that see had Promised him ye said farrar marriage from which see cannot Losly depart." Zeruiah Houghton and Jonathan Wilder declared their intentions of marriage on Nov 25, 1738 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA; also Lancaster VRs: "December 1 1738 David Farrar of Lancaster appeared and forbid ye banes of mariage being out asked betwix ye above Said Jonath. Wilder and Zeruiah Houghton, and aledged this Resson that shee had Promised him ye said farrar marriage from which shee cannot Losly depart." Zeruiah Houghton married Jonathan Wilder on Feb 23, 1738/39 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, M. Wilder: 1738.
Father*Benjamin Houghton Sr b. 1690, d. 28 Feb 1764
Mother*Zeruiah Moore b. 1700

Mindwell Houghton

F, #1652, b. 7 March 1722/23

Biography

     Mindwell Houghton was born on Mar 7, 1722/23 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 1722. She and John Crosby declared their intentions of marriage on Nov 15, 1745 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family: John Crosby

Mindwell Houghton and John Crosby declared their intentions of marriage on Nov 15, 1745 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Benjamin Houghton Sr b. 1690, d. 28 Feb 1764
Mother*Zeruiah Moore b. 1700

Michal Houghton

F, #1653, b. 22 June 1725, d. 31 December 1816

Biography

     Michal Houghton was born on Jun 22, 1725 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Sterling also given. She married Ephraim Roper on Apr 8, 1748 at Lancaster/Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Mellen; Bouley: Sterling. Michal Houghton died on Dec 31, 1816 at Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family: Ephraim Roper b. 21 Oct 1716, d. 5 Dec 1793

She and Ephraim Roper declared their intentions of marriage on Mar 6, 1747/48 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Michal Houghton married Ephraim Roper on Apr 8, 1748 at Lancaster/Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Mellen; Bouley: Sterling.
Father*Benjamin Houghton Sr b. 1690, d. 28 Feb 1764
Mother*Zeruiah Moore b. 1700

Dinah Houghton

F, #1654, b. 8 April 1727, d. 1793

Biography

     Dinah Houghton was born on Apr 8, 1727 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Ezra Houghton, son of Benjamin Houghton Jr and Ruth Wheelock, on Jun 23, 1748 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 7, 29, 1748. Dinah Houghton died in 1793 at Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She was buried at Chocksett Burial Ground Cemetery, Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, ae 66 w/o Ezra section S.

Family: Ezra Houghton b. 2 Jul 1722, d. 18 Jul 1789

She and Ezra Houghton declared their intentions of marriage on Mar 6, 1747/48 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Dinah Houghton married Ezra Houghton, son of Benjamin Houghton Jr and Ruth Wheelock, on Jun 23, 1748 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 7, 29, 1748.
Father*Benjamin Houghton Sr b. 1690, d. 28 Feb 1764
Mother*Zeruiah Moore b. 1700

Keziah Houghton

F, #1655, b. 29 May 1729

Biography

     Keziah Houghton was born on May 29, 1729 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage, Weis: 29 Mar. 1729; JWH: 29 Mar 1729. She married Ebenezer Buss on Apr 8, 1748 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, same day as sister Michal.

Family: Ebenezer Buss b. 27 Jan 1723/24

Keziah Houghton and Ebenezer Buss declared their intentions of marriage on Jan 21, 1747/48 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Keziah Houghton married Ebenezer Buss on Apr 8, 1748 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, same day as sister Michal.
Father*Benjamin Houghton Sr b. 1690, d. 28 Feb 1764
Mother*Zeruiah Moore b. 1700

Benjamin Houghton 3d

M, #1656, b. 17 November 1732, d. 25 April 1759

Biography

     Benjamin Houghton 3d was born on Nov 17, 1732 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He married Priscilla Wilder on Aug 11, 1757 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Benjamin, 3d, by John Mellen. Benjamin Houghton 3d died on Apr 25, 1759 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 27th year. He was buried at Chocksett Burial Ground Cemetery, Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 27th year; Plot S.

Family: Priscilla Wilder b. 11 Apr 1729, d. 18 Jan 1814

He and Priscilla Wilder declared their intentions of marriage on Jun 12, 1757 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA; Benjamin, 3d. Benjamin Houghton 3d married Priscilla Wilder on Aug 11, 1757 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Benjamin, 3d, by John Mellen.
Father*Benjamin Houghton Sr b. 1690, d. 28 Feb 1764
Mother*Zeruiah Moore b. 1700

Abigail Houghton

F, #1657, b. 27 July 1735, d. 22 February 1822

Biography

     Abigail Houghton was born on Jul 27, 1735 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 7/17/1735. She married Ephraim Osgood on Nov 17, 1757 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Nov. 27. Abigail Houghton and Silent Wilds declared their intentions of marriage on Dec 11, 1782 Princeton, Worcester Co., MA, USA; w/2, h/2. Abigail Houghton and James Walker declared their intentions of marriage on Jul 14, 1792. Abigail Houghton died on Feb 22, 1822 at Shutesbury, MA, USA, a. 87.

Family 1: Ephraim Osgood b. 22 Jan 1726/27, d. 24 Nov 1777

She married Ephraim Osgood on Nov 17, 1757 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Nov. 27.

Family 2: Silent Wilds b. 21 Apr 1728, d. 27 Mar 1790

Abigail Houghton and Silent Wilds declared their intentions of marriage on Dec 11, 1782 Princeton, Worcester Co., MA, USA; w/2, h/2.

Family 3: James Walker

Abigail Houghton and James Walker declared their intentions of marriage on Jul 14, 1792.
Father*Benjamin Houghton Sr b. 1690, d. 28 Feb 1764
Mother*Zeruiah Moore b. 1700

Joel Houghton

M, #1658, b. 27 September 1737, d. 23 June 1816

Biography

     Joel Houghton was born on Sep 27, 1737 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: "oldest son surviving" (Worcester Probate.) He married Sarah Pearson on Feb 25, 1761 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Joel Houghton appeared in the census of 1790 of Sterling, MA, USA, 3 males 16+, 1 male under 16, 5 females. He appeared in the census of 1800 of Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 00101-40011; 1 male 16-25, 1 male 45+; 4 female 1-9, 1 female 26-44, 1 female 45+. He died on Jun 23, 1816 at Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 78; in C.C., Jul 10, 1816.

Family: Sarah Pearson

He and Sarah Pearson declared their intentions of marriage on Jan 28, 1761 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Joel Houghton married Sarah Pearson on Feb 25, 1761 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Benjamin Houghton Sr b. 1690, d. 28 Feb 1764
Mother*Zeruiah Moore b. 1700

Eunice Houghton

F, #1659, b. 5 October 1739, d. 23 March 1816

Biography

     Eunice Houghton was born on Oct 5, 1739 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH, Burr & Gage, Weis: 15 Oct. 1739; Princeton: 15 Oct. 1729. She married Jonathan Bayley Jr on Jan 16, 1760 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Eunice Houghton died on Mar 23, 1816.

Family: Jonathan Bayley Jr b. 21 Mar 1737, d. 1 Nov 1814

She and Jonathan Bayley Jr declared their intentions of marriage on Nov 1, 1759 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Eunice Houghton married Jonathan Bayley Jr on Jan 16, 1760 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Benjamin Houghton Sr b. 1690, d. 28 Feb 1764
Mother*Zeruiah Moore b. 1700

Jonathan Wilder

M, #1660, b. 5 October 1710, d. 13 January 1794

Biography

     Jonathan Wilder was born on Oct 5, 1710 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He married Zeruiah Houghton, daughter of Benjamin Houghton Sr and Zeruiah Moore, on Feb 23, 1738/39 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, M. Wilder: 1738. Jonathan Wilder died on Jan 13, 1794 at Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He was buried at Chocksett Burial Ground Cemetery, Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, ae 84; Section V.

Family: Zeruiah Houghton b. 26 May 1721, d. Nov 1804

He and Zeruiah Houghton declared their intentions of marriage on Nov 25, 1738 Lancaster, MA, USA; Nourse, p. 28: "November ye 25th 1738 Then Jonathan Wilder of Lancaster Entered his Entention of marriage with Zeruiah Houghton of Said Town.
December ye 1st 1738 David Farrar of Lancaster appeared and forbid ye banes of mariage being out asked betwix ye above Said Jonath. Wilder and Zeruiah Houghton, and aledged this Reson that see had Promised him ye said farrar marriage from which see cannot Losly depart." Jonathan Wilder and Zeruiah Houghton declared their intentions of marriage on Nov 25, 1738 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA; also Lancaster VRs: "December 1 1738 David Farrar of Lancaster appeared and forbid ye banes of mariage being out asked betwix ye above Said Jonath. Wilder and Zeruiah Houghton, and aledged this Resson that shee had Promised him ye said farrar marriage from which shee cannot Losly depart." Jonathan Wilder married Zeruiah Houghton, daughter of Benjamin Houghton Sr and Zeruiah Moore, on Feb 23, 1738/39 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, M. Wilder: 1738.

John Crosby

M, #1661

Biography

     John Crosby and Mindwell Houghton declared their intentions of marriage on Nov 15, 1745 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family: Mindwell Houghton b. 7 Mar 1722/23

John Crosby and Mindwell Houghton declared their intentions of marriage on Nov 15, 1745 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Ephraim Roper

M, #1662, b. 21 October 1716, d. 5 December 1793

Biography

     Ephraim Roper was born on Oct 21, 1716 in Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA, USA. He married Michal Houghton, daughter of Benjamin Houghton Sr and Zeruiah Moore, on Apr 8, 1748 at Lancaster/Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Mellen; Bouley: Sterling. Ephraim Roper died on Dec 5, 1793 at Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family: Michal Houghton b. 22 Jun 1725, d. 31 Dec 1816

He and Michal Houghton declared their intentions of marriage on Mar 6, 1747/48 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Ephraim Roper married Michal Houghton, daughter of Benjamin Houghton Sr and Zeruiah Moore, on Apr 8, 1748 at Lancaster/Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Mellen; Bouley: Sterling.

Salley Bailey

F, #1663, b. circa 1782

Biography

     Salley Bailey was born circa 1782 in MA, USA, age 68 in 1850 census; not in Lancaster VRs. She married Joseph Gary on 1800.

Family: Joseph Gary b. 1780

Salley Bailey married Joseph Gary on 1800.
Father*Jonathan Bayley Jr b. 21 Mar 1737, d. 1 Nov 1814
Mother*Eunice Houghton b. 5 Oct 1739, d. 23 Mar 1816

Ephraim Osgood

M, #1664, b. 22 January 1726/27, d. 24 November 1777

Biography

     Ephraim Osgood was born on Jan 22, 1726/27 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He married Abigail Houghton, daughter of Benjamin Houghton Sr and Zeruiah Moore, on Nov 17, 1757 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Nov. 27. Ephraim Osgood died on Nov 24, 1777.

Family: Abigail Houghton b. 27 Jul 1735, d. 22 Feb 1822

He married Abigail Houghton, daughter of Benjamin Houghton Sr and Zeruiah Moore, on Nov 17, 1757 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Nov. 27.

Jonathan Bayley Jr

M, #1665, b. 21 March 1737, d. 1 November 1814

Biography

     Jonathan Bayley Jr was born on Mar 21, 1737 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, p. 48, 24 Nov 1733; p. 66, Mar 21 1737, son of Jonathan and Bridget. He married Eunice Houghton, daughter of Benjamin Houghton Sr and Zeruiah Moore, on Jan 16, 1760 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Jonathan Bayley Jr died on Nov 1, 1814 at Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He and Jonathan Bayley are possible duplicates.

Family: Eunice Houghton b. 5 Oct 1739, d. 23 Mar 1816

Jonathan Bayley Jr and Eunice Houghton declared their intentions of marriage on Nov 1, 1759 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Jonathan Bayley Jr married Eunice Houghton, daughter of Benjamin Houghton Sr and Zeruiah Moore, on Jan 16, 1760 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
     Jonathan Bayley Jr and Jonathan Bayley are possible duplicates.

Lydia Bruce

F, #1666, b. 13 October 1702

Biography

     Lydia Bruce was born on Oct 13, 1702. She married Daniel Houghton, son of Jonas Houghton and Mary Burbeen, on circa 1713.

Family: Daniel Houghton b. c 1694, d. 25 Jun 1764

Lydia Bruce married Daniel Houghton, son of Jonas Houghton and Mary Burbeen, on circa 1713.

Thaddeus Houghton

M, #1667, b. 10 August 1718, d. 1740

Biography

     Thaddeus Houghton died in 1740 at West Indies.
Father*Daniel Houghton b. c 1694, d. 25 Jun 1764
Mother*Lydia Bruce b. 13 Oct 1702

Annis Houghton

F, #1668, b. 23 November 1718, d. 3 April 1759

Biography

     Annis Houghton married Jonathan Harris on May 26, 1749 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Wilder. Annis Houghton died on Apr 3, 1759.

Family: Jonathan Harris b. 14 Aug 1720, d. 3 Apr 1759

She and Jonathan Harris declared their intentions of marriage on Jan 28, 1748/49 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Annis Houghton married Jonathan Harris on May 26, 1749 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Wilder.
Father*Daniel Houghton b. c 1694, d. 25 Jun 1764
Mother*Lydia Bruce b. 13 Oct 1702

Nathaniel Houghton

M, #1669, b. 25 September 1720
Father*Daniel Houghton b. c 1694, d. 25 Jun 1764
Mother*Lydia Bruce b. 13 Oct 1702

Susannah Houghton

F, #1670, b. 17 March 1722/23
Father*Daniel Houghton b. c 1694, d. 25 Jun 1764
Mother*Lydia Bruce b. 13 Oct 1702

Jerusha Houghton

F, #1671, b. 14 March 1724/25

Biography

     Jerusha Houghton married Ebenezer Harris Jr.

Family: Ebenezer Harris Jr

Jerusha Houghton married Ebenezer Harris Jr.
Father*Daniel Houghton b. c 1694, d. 25 Jun 1764
Mother*Lydia Bruce b. 13 Oct 1702

Molle Houghton

F, #1672, b. 19 February 1726/27
Father*Daniel Houghton b. c 1694, d. 25 Jun 1764
Mother*Lydia Bruce b. 13 Oct 1702

Experience Houghton

F, #1673, b. 24 November 1728
Father*Daniel Houghton b. c 1694, d. 25 Jun 1764
Mother*Lydia Bruce b. 13 Oct 1702

Jonathan Harris

M, #1674, b. 14 August 1720, d. 3 April 1759

Biography

     Jonathan Harris was born on Aug 14, 1720 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. He married Annis Houghton, daughter of Daniel Houghton and Lydia Bruce, on May 26, 1749 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Wilder. Jonathan Harris died on Apr 3, 1759 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family: Annis Houghton b. 23 Nov 1718, d. 3 Apr 1759

He and Annis Houghton declared their intentions of marriage on Jan 28, 1748/49 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Jonathan Harris married Annis Houghton, daughter of Daniel Houghton and Lydia Bruce, on May 26, 1749 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Wilder.

Daniel Houghton Jr.

M, #1675, b. 19 September 1731

Biography

     Daniel Houghton Jr. married Experience Willard, daughter of James Willard and Hannah Houghton, on Mar 5, 1750/51 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family: Experience Willard b. 2 Feb 1728

Daniel Houghton Jr. married Experience Willard, daughter of James Willard and Hannah Houghton, on Mar 5, 1750/51 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Daniel Houghton b. c 1694, d. 25 Jun 1764
Mother*Lydia Bruce b. 13 Oct 1702

Capt. Ephraim Sawyer

M, #1676, b. circa 1698, d. 8 May 1759

Biography

     Capt. Ephraim Sawyer was born circa 1698 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Sawyer: 1698; Boston Transcript: 12/24/1924 - 1696; 2/2/1925 - 1694. He married Eunice Houghton, daughter of Jonas Houghton and Mary Burbeen, on Mar 4, 1719/20 at Concord, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, 1st wife; by Justice Minott. Capt. Ephraim Sawyer and Sarah Richardson declared their intentions of marriage on Nov, 1750; "It was probably Ephraim(3) who, in November, 1750, announced intentions of marriage with Mrs. Sarah Richardson." Capt. Ephraim Sawyer died on May 8, 1759 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, same day as daughter Mary.

Family 1: Eunice Houghton b. 1 Mar 1695/96, d. 24 Jun 1748

He married Eunice Houghton, daughter of Jonas Houghton and Mary Burbeen, on Mar 4, 1719/20 at Concord, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, 1st wife; by Justice Minott.

Family 2: Sarah Richardson b. b 1750

Capt. Ephraim Sawyer and Sarah Richardson declared their intentions of marriage on Nov, 1750; "It was probably Ephraim(3) who, in November, 1750, announced intentions of marriage with Mrs. Sarah Richardson."

Mary Sawyer

F, #1677, b. 1723, d. 8 May 1759

Biography

     Mary Sawyer was born in 1723 in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. She married Nathaniel Wyman on Jun 29, 1743 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Mary Sawyer died on May 8, 1759 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 36. She was buried at Old Settlers' BF Cemetery, Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.

Family: Nathaniel Wyman b. 26 Feb 1718, d. 5 Jun 1776

She and Nathaniel Wyman declared their intentions of marriage on Apr 28, 1743 Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA. Mary Sawyer married Nathaniel Wyman on Jun 29, 1743 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA.
Father*Capt. Ephraim Sawyer b. c 1698, d. 8 May 1759
Mother*Eunice Houghton b. 1 Mar 1695/96, d. 24 Jun 1748

Katherine Sawyer

F, #1678, b. 16 July 1727
Father*Capt. Ephraim Sawyer b. c 1698, d. 8 May 1759
Mother*Eunice Houghton b. 1 Mar 1695/96, d. 24 Jun 1748

Lt. Col. Ephraim Sawyer

M, #1679, b. 20 April 1729, d. 1813

Biography

     Lt. Col. Ephraim Sawyer married Susannah Richardson on Jun 11, 1752 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 1- Boston Transcript; 2 - Int. Lt. Col. Ephraim Sawyer died in 1813 at South Hero, Grand Isle Co., VT, USA. He was buried at South Hero Cemetery, South Hero, Grand Isle Co., VT, USA.

Family 1: Sarah Richardson b. b 1750

Family 2: Susannah Richardson b. b 1752, d. a 1754

He and Susannah Richardson declared their intentions of marriage on Jan 31, 1752. Lt. Col. Ephraim Sawyer married Susannah Richardson on Jun 11, 1752 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 1- Boston Transcript; 2 - Int.
Father*Capt. Ephraim Sawyer b. c 1698, d. 8 May 1759
Mother*Eunice Houghton b. 1 Mar 1695/96, d. 24 Jun 1748

Mehitable Warner

F, #1680

Biography

     Mehitable Warner married Josiah Houghton, son of Jonas Houghton and Mary Burbeen. Mehitable Warner married Fortunatus Eager.

Family 1: Josiah Houghton b. Oct 1698, d. 29 Sep 1723

Mehitable Warner married Josiah Houghton, son of Jonas Houghton and Mary Burbeen.

Family 2: Fortunatus Eager

Mehitable Warner married Fortunatus Eager.