Merriam Carter

F, #22741, b. circa 1815

Biography

Birthcirca 1815Kingston, NH, USA, age 35, MA, in 1850 census; age 46 in 1860 census; age 56, NH, in 1870 census; age 64 in 1880 census; 1880 census of son Edmund gives VT
MarriageDec 11, 1834Roxbury, MA, USA
1850 Census1850Dorchester, Norfolk Co., MA, USA, age 39, a farmer, property $15000, next door to parents
1860 Census1860Dorchester, Norfolk Co., MA, USA, age 48, farmer; property $1700-$2000
1870 Census1870Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, age 59, a farmer, property $21,000-$5000
1880 Census1880Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, age 64, widowed, listed as mother, after son Charles E., in household of Thomas and Zilpha Capen

Family

James Houghton b. 31 Dec 1811, d. 11 Oct 1875
Marriage*Merriam Carter married James Houghton, son of Isaac Smith Houghton and Zebral Adams Hill, on Dec 11, 1834 at Roxbury, MA, USA
Children

Elizabeth D. Bird

F, #22742, b. circa 1808

Biography

Birthcirca 1808Roxbury, MA, USA, age 42 in 1850 census; age 52 in 1860 census; age 62 in 1870 census
1850 Census1850Roxbury, Norfolk Co., MA, USA, age 43, a currier, property $1200
1860 Census1860Roxbury, Norfolk Co., MA, USA, age 53, currier
1870 Census1870Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, age 63, currying (craftsman who curries leather for use)

Family

John Hauers Houghton b. 31 Jan 1807
Child

Lawson Houghton

M, #22743, b. circa April 1804, d. 4 October 1885

Biography

Birthcirca Apr, 1804Thompson, CT, USA, age 46, CT, in 1850 census; age 57, ME, in 1860 census; age 57, NH, in 1870 census; age 76, CT, in 1880 census; son George's death cert. gives Boston, MA
MarriageMay 13, 1827Roxbury, MA, USA
1830 Census1830Ward II, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, 3 Total: 1 male under 5 (1826-1830), 1 male 20 to 30 (1801-1810)// 1 female 20 to 30 (1801-1810)
1850 Census1850Ward 10, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, age 46, a laborer
1860 Census1860Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, age 57, lamplighter
1870 Census1870Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, age 57, a lamp lighter; and John Nealley, 25, a teamster
1880 Census1880Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, age 76, a lamp lighter
DeathOct 4, 1885Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, age 81 y 6 m, of valv. disease of heart
BurialMont Hope, Suffolk Co., MA, USA

Family

Mary Nightingale b. 4 Mar 1809, d. 12 Feb 1895
Marriage*Lawson Houghton married Mary Nightingale on May 13, 1827 at Roxbury, MA, USA
Children

Mary Nightingale

F, #22744, b. 4 March 1809, d. 12 February 1895

Biography

BirthMar 4, 1809Roxbury, MA, USA, dd calc; age 42 in 1850 census; age 51 in 1860 census; age 62 in 1870 census; age 71 in 1880 census
MarriageMay 13, 1827Roxbury, MA, USA
1850 Census1850Ward 10, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, age 46, a laborer
1870 Census1870Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, age 57, a lamp lighter; and John Nealley, 25, a teamster
1880 Census1880Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, age 76, a lamp lighter
DeathFeb 12, 1895Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, "widow of Lawrence m. n. Nightingale", age 85 y 11 m 8 d

Family

Lawson Houghton b. c Apr 1804, d. 4 Oct 1885
Marriage*Mary Nightingale married Lawson Houghton on May 13, 1827 at Roxbury, MA, USA
Children

Edmund M. Fowler Jr.

M, #22745, b. 1820

Biography

Birth1820MA, USA, age 30 in 1850 census
1850 Census1850Dorchester, Norfolk Co., MA, USA

Family

Pamela Crane Houghton b. 1820
MarriageEdmund M. Fowler Jr. married Pamela Crane Houghton, daughter of Isaac Smith Houghton and Zebral Adams Hill, on Oct 1, 1841 at Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA, USA
Child

Patrick Houghton

M, #22746

Bridget Killin

F, #22747

Eliza Ann Houghton

F, #22748, b. circa 1818, d. September 1819

Biography

Birthcirca 1818
DeathSep, 1819Roxbury, MA, USA, cholera infantum, a. 1 y.

Henry Houghton

M, #22749, b. circa April 1824, d. 25 August 1825

Biography

Birthcirca Apr, 1824
DeathAug 25, 1825Roxbury, MA, USA, a. 16 m; cholera infantum

Zelia Adams Houghton

F, #22750, b. circa 1820, d. 8 June 1835
Father*Isaac Smith Houghton b. 14 Mar 1790, d. 17 Feb 1883
Mother*Zebral Adams Hill b. c 1793

Biography

Birthcirca 1820MA, USA
DeathJun 8, 1835Roxbury, MA, USA, a. 15 y.

Susannah Taylor

F, #22751, b. 6 April 1752
Father*David Taylor b. 8 Apr 1721
Mother*Betty Houghton b. 4 Dec 1725

Biography

BirthApr 6, 1752Lunenburg, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Betty Taylor

F, #22752, b. 1 July 1760
Father*David Taylor b. 8 Apr 1721
Mother*Betty Houghton b. 4 Dec 1725

Biography

BirthJul 1, 1760Lunenburg, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Thomas Page

M, #22753

Joseph Platts

M, #22754

Family

Dorothy Houghton b. 9 Nov 1732, d. 1758

Olive Houghton

F, #22755

Biography

MarriageOct 17, 1844Concord, Middlesex Co., MA, USA

Family

John Hayward 2d
Marriage*Olive Houghton married John Hayward 2d on Oct 17, 1844 at Concord, Middlesex Co., MA, USA

John Hayward 2d

M, #22756

Biography

MarriageOct 17, 1844Concord, Middlesex Co., MA, USA

Family

Olive Houghton
Marriage*John Hayward 2d married Olive Houghton on Oct 17, 1844 at Concord, Middlesex Co., MA, USA

Mary S. Jackson

F, #22757, b. circa April 1845, d. 23 March 1887

Biography

Birthcirca Apr, 1845Bedford, Bristol Co., MA, USA, dd calc
MarriageOct 19, 1882Lexington, MA, USA
DeathMar 23, 1887Concord, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, a. 41 y 11 m

Family

Samuel Andre Houghton b. 4 Jan 1807, d. 19 Oct 1892
Marriage*Mary S. Jackson married Samuel Andre Houghton, son of Major Levi Houghton Jr and Elizabeth Stearns, on Oct 19, 1882 at Lexington, MA, USA

Mary Abby Simpson

F, #22758, b. circa 1842

Biography

Birthcirca 1842MA, USA, age 19 in 1861; 1930 census of son Gilman gives MA as bp
MarriageJul 4, 1861Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family

Baldwin Houghton b. c 1839
Marriage*Mary Abby Simpson married Baldwin Houghton, son of Stephen Houghton and Julia A. Houghton, on Jul 4, 1861 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Child

Gilman Baldwin Houghton

M, #22759, b. 25 April 1864, d. 1938
Father*Baldwin Houghton b. c 1839
Mother*Mary Abby Simpson b. c 1842

Biography

BirthApr 25, 1864Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 17 in 1880 census; Apr 1864, age 36 in 1900 census; age 46 in 1910 census; age 56 in 1920 census; age 67 in 1930 census; Sabin: Bolton, Chittenden, VT
1880 Census1880Berlin, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 17, farm laborer, with and nephew of Samuel N and Julia A. Haynes
MarriageNov 29, 1893Lexington, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, he, a. 29; she, a. 21
1900 Census1900Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, age 36, commission merchant; with mother in law Mary J. Saben, Feb. 1836, 64, VT
1910 Census1910Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, age 46, fruit dealer; and mother in law Mary J. Saben, 74, VT
1920 Census1920Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, age 56, wholesale fruit
1930 Census1930Belmont, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, age 67, wholesale fruit proprietor
Death1938
BurialEvergreen Cemetery, Winchester, Cheshire Co., MA, USA

Family

Josie Adell Saben b. 20 Feb 1872, d. 1960
Marriage*Gilman Baldwin Houghton married Josie Adell Saben on Nov 29, 1893 at Lexington, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, he, a. 29; she, a. 21. 
Children

Josie Adell Saben

F, #22760, b. 20 February 1872, d. 1960

Biography

BirthFeb 20, 1872Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, Feb. 1862, age 28 in 1900 census; age 38 in 1910 census; age 47 in 1920 census; age 58 in 1930 census; age 68 in 1940 census
MarriageNov 29, 1893Lexington, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, he, a. 29; she, a. 21
1900 Census1900Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, age 36, commission merchant; with mother in law Mary J. Saben, Feb. 1836, 64, VT
1910 Census1910Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, age 46, fruit dealer; and mother in law Mary J. Saben, 74, VT
1930 Census1930Belmont, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, age 67, wholesale fruit proprietor
1940 Census1940Belmont, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, age 68, widowed
Death1960

Family

Gilman Baldwin Houghton b. 25 Apr 1864, d. 1938
Marriage*Josie Adell Saben married Gilman Baldwin Houghton, son of Baldwin Houghton and Mary Abby Simpson, on Nov 29, 1893 at Lexington, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, he, a. 29; she, a. 21. 
Children

Abiather Houghton Jr

M, #22763, b. 4 April 1757, d. 18 May 1807
Father*Abiathar Houghton Sr b. 21 Jan 1725/26, d. 8 Jan 1777
Mother*Milicent Carter b. 29 Aug 1726, d. 24 Dec 1813

Biography

BirthApr 4, 1757Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Milit-Beg1775Mass. Soldiers: "Houghton, Abiathar (also given Ablathar, Jr.), Leominster. Private, Capt. Joshua Wood's co., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge; service, 8 days; reported enlisted into the army; also, Capt. James Burt's co., Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt; order for advance pay, signed by said Houghton and others, dated Cambridge, June 8, 1775; also, Private, same co. and regt; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 26, 1775; service, 3 mos. 13 days; also, company receipt for wages for Aug. 1775, dated Camp at Prospect Hill; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775]; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Prospect Hill, Dec. 27, 1775."; "Houghton, Abiathar, Leominster. Order on Paymaster General, payable to Joseph Shurtleff, Quartermaster, endorsed "Hull, July15, 1776," signed by said Houghton and others belonging to Capt. Haskell's co., Col. Marshall's regt., for advance pay for 1 month, blanket money, and travel allowance; also, Private, Capt. Andrew Haskell's co., Col. Thomas Marshall's regt; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Dec. 1, 1776, 4 mos. 2 1/2 days."; "Houghton, Abiathar. Private, Lieut. Samuel Stickney's co., Col. Abijah Stearns's (Worcester Co.) regt; marched Oct. 9, 1777; service, 17 days; company marched to Saratoga under command of Maj. Ebenezer Bridge to assist army under Gen. Gates. Roll dated Leominster."; "Houghton, Abiathar. Private, Capt. William Thurlo's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt; service from July 30, 1778, to Sept. 13, 1778, 1 mo. 15 days, at Rode Island. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co."; MLM: He was at the Lexington alarm (Annals, p. 112); Corp. in Levi Warner's Co., Col. Sterne's Reg. of Leominster Jan. 20. to Feb. 22, 1778 in Capt. Haskell's Co. and Andrew's co., Haskell's Reg. At Hull, Mass., 1776 in Capt. James Burt's Co., Harvard men, Dec. 2, 1776.
MarriageApr 12, 1781Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
1790 Census1790Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 1 male 16+, 1 male under 16, 2 females
1800 Census1800Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 00010-01011 (5 total); 1 male 26-44; 1 female 10-15, 1 female 26-44, 1 female 45+
DeathMay 18, 1807Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 51 y, stoppage of bowels
BurialOld Pine Grove Cemetery, Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family

Judeth Boutell b. 4 Aug 1758, d. 14 Sep 1821
Marriage*Abiather Houghton Jr married Judeth Boutell on Apr 12, 1781 at Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Judeth Boutell

F, #22764, b. 4 August 1758, d. 14 September 1821

Biography

BirthAug 4, 1758Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageApr 12, 1781Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
1820 Census1820Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 3 Individuals: 1 male 0-10; 1 female 26-45, 1 female 45+
DeathSep 14, 1821Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Wid. Judith

Family

Abiather Houghton Jr b. 4 Apr 1757, d. 18 May 1807
Marriage*Judeth Boutell married Abiather Houghton Jr, son of Abiathar Houghton Sr and Milicent Carter, on Apr 12, 1781 at Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Joab Wetherbee

M, #22765, b. 1759, d. 1843

Biography

Birth1759Lunenburg, MA, USA
Milit-Beg1775MA, USA, under Capt. Josiah Stearns and Col. Ephraim Doolittle
MarriageDec 9, 1779Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Death1843Chesterfield, Cheshire Co., NH, USA

Family

Abigail Houghton b. 19 Dec 1758
Marriage*Joab Wetherbee married Abigail Houghton, daughter of Abiathar Houghton Sr and Milicent Carter, on Dec 9, 1779 at Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Child

Alice Houghton

F, #22766, b. 14 October 1755, d. 26 September 1756
Father*Abiathar Houghton Sr b. 21 Jan 1725/26, d. 8 Jan 1777
Mother*Milicent Carter b. 29 Aug 1726, d. 24 Dec 1813

Biography

BirthOct 14, 1755Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathSep 26, 1756Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 11 m. 18 d.

Alice Houghton

F, #22767, b. 29 September 1763
Father*Abiathar Houghton Sr b. 21 Jan 1725/26, d. 8 Jan 1777
Mother*Milicent Carter b. 29 Aug 1726, d. 24 Dec 1813

Biography

BirthSep 29, 1763Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM, Weis: Sep. 27
MarriageDec 15, 1785Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family

Francis Whitcomb
Marriage*Alice Houghton married Francis Whitcomb on Dec 15, 1785 at Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Elisabeth Houghton

F, #22768, b. 1 April 1753, d. 24 September 1756
Father*Abiathar Houghton Sr b. 21 Jan 1725/26, d. 8 Jan 1777
Mother*Milicent Carter b. 29 Aug 1726, d. 24 Dec 1813

Biography

BirthApr 1, 1753Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathSep 24, 1756Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 3 y 4 m 24 d

Elisabeth Houghton

F, #22769, b. 30 July 1761
Father*Abiathar Houghton Sr b. 21 Jan 1725/26, d. 8 Jan 1777
Mother*Milicent Carter b. 29 Aug 1726, d. 24 Dec 1813

Biography

BirthJul 30, 1761Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, twin

Jemima Houghton

F, #22770, b. 21 August 1770
Father*Abiathar Houghton Sr b. 21 Jan 1725/26, d. 8 Jan 1777
Mother*Milicent Carter b. 29 Aug 1726, d. 24 Dec 1813

Biography

BirthAug 21, 1770Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageNov 19, 1797Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: 1787

Family

Increase Ayres b. 16 Nov 1768
Marriage*Jemima Houghton married Increase Ayres on Nov 19, 1797 at Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: 1787. 
Children