Dr. Francis H. Houghton

M, #29311, b. 12 January 1840, d. 20 August 1921
Father*Benjamin Wheelock Houghton b. 14 Jul 1817, d. 29 Apr 1864
Mother*Mary Ann Tyler b. 1 Jun 1820, d. 3 May 1913

Biography

BirthJan 12, 1840Guilford, Windham Co., VT, USA, age 11 in 1850 census; age 21 in 1860 census; age 41 in 1880 census; Jan 1840, age 60 in 1900 census; age 70 in 1910 census
Mil. EnlsJul 29, 1862Springfield, Clarke Co., OH, USA, in the Union Army, 17th Indpt Battery, Ohio Light Artillery, a sergeant and 2nd Lieut; MLM: He enlisted in the 17th OH Independent Artillery Co. as a Sgt. On the 5th of April, 1863, he was promoted to quartermaster sergeant and on August 20, he was commissioned 2nd Lt. of the company. During the last year he commanded a battery. He participated in the first attack on Vicksburg, the Battles of Chicksaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Ft. Hindman, Port Gibson, Champion Hill, Jackson, Baker's Creek, Black River, and the siege of Vicksburg. He was with the 13th Army Corps and was consolidated with the Nineteenth. He took part in the Red River campaign, including Vermillionville and Carrion Crow Bayou, where he had a horse shot from under him. In Jan. 1864, his command was assigned to the 16th Army Corp., and took part in the battle of Fort Morgan, where he was the first man in the works. He was also at Spanish Fort, and Fort Blakely (Mobile's last stronghold). He was at Mobile, AL at the surrender, and was mustered out at Camp Chase, OH, on Aug. 16, 1865; Army Register: 2nd Lt., 17th Battery, OH Light Artillery, 20 Aug. 1863; OH Military Hx: mustered at Dayton, Aug. 21, 1862, 17th O. Indp. Bat; sergt; pro. q. m. sergt. April 15, 1863; com. 2nd lieut. Aug. 20, 1863; vet. at New Orleans, la. Dec. 31, 1863; eyesight permanently injured during siege of Fort Morgan, Mobile Point, Ala. July, 1864; 8 weeks in hosp., Nov.-Dec. 1864, at Lexington, Ky; dis. at Camp Chase, Aug. 16, 1865; battles: Chickaswa Bayou, Arkansas Post, Grand Gulf, Port Gibson, Jackson, Campion Hills, Black River Bridge, siege of Vicksburg, Grand Coteau, Berwick Bay, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely; mem. McCoy Post, G.A.R.
MarriageDec 3, 1868mar 32 years in 1900 census
1880 Census1880Saint Mary's, Camden Co., GA, USA, a F. H. Houghton, age 41, VT, VT, VT, a dentist, with Catherine Richards
1890 Veterans Census1890Ohio, Franklin Co., OH, USA
1900 Census1900Lake Worth, Dade Co., FL, USA, age 60, dentist; 1 child born, 1 living
1910 Census1910Daytona, Volusia Co., FL, USA, age 70, dentist
1920 Census1920Daytona, FL, USA, age 80, dentist
DeathAug 20, 1921Daytona, FL, USA, at his home
BurialNov, 1921Otterbein Cemetery, Westerville, OH, USA, in the Slaughter family lot

Family

Rebecca Davis Slaughter b. May 1848
Marriage*Dr. Francis H. Houghton married Rebecca Davis Slaughter on Dec 3, 1868 mar 32 years in 1900 census. 
Child

George E. Houghton

M, #29312

George Washington Houghton

M, #29313, b. January 1806, d. 16 February 1872
Father*Chester William Houghton b. 22 Jan 1779, d. 25 May 1826
Mother*Hetty Wyman b. Sep 1781, d. 14 Nov 1871

Biography

BirthJan, 1806Montpelier, Chittenden Co., VT, USA, age 45 in 1855 census; age 59 in 1860 census; age 60 in 1870 census; Hall: Peacham, Caledonia Co., VT; 1880 census of Oliver gives NY
1855 Census1855Buffalo, Erie Co., NY, USA, age 45, lawyer
1860 Census1860Buffalo, Erie Co., NY, USA, age 59, lawyer; property $10,000-$12,000
1870 Census1870Buffalo, Erie Co., NY, USA, age 60, a lawyer, property $15,000-3000; and Mary Campbell, 24, housekeeper, Can. and Chester Campbell, 1, Can.
DeathFeb 16, 1872Buffalo, Erie Co., NY, USA, age 65, Fayters: 1867
BurialFeb 19, 1872Forest Hills Cemetery, Buffalo, Erie Co., NY, USA

Family

Louise Cleveland b. 9 Aug 1816, d. 12 Feb 1885
MarriageGeorge Washington Houghton married Louise Cleveland on May 24, 1838 at Sandy Hill, Monroe Co., NY, USA
Children

Hannah B. Houghton

F, #29314

Hetty Houghton

F, #29315

Isabella Houghton

F, #29316, b. 1814, d. 19 November 1843

Biography

Birth1814
MarriageMay 28, 1833Dummerston, Caledonia Co., VT, USA, VT Gazetteer Index: v. pt. 2, 62
DeathNov 19, 1843East Dummerston, VT, USA
BurialBennett Cemetery, East Dummerston, VT, USA

Family

William Bemis b. Jan 1806, d. 25 Aug 1868
Marriage*Isabella Houghton married William Bemis on May 28, 1833 at Dummerston, Caledonia Co., VT, USA, VT Gazetteer Index: v. pt. 2, 62. 
Children

William Bemis

M, #29317, b. January 1806, d. 25 August 1868

Biography

BirthJan, 1806
DeathAug 25, 1868
BurialBennett Cemetery, East Dummerston, VT, USA

Family

Isabella Houghton b. 1814, d. 19 Nov 1843
MarriageWilliam Bemis married Isabella Houghton on May 28, 1833 at Dummerston, Caledonia Co., VT, USA, VT Gazetteer Index: v. pt. 2, 62. 
Children

J. C. Houghton

M, #29318

Family

Child

J. C. Houghton Jr.

M, #29319
Father*J. C. Houghton

James Houghton

M, #29320

James Houghton

M, #29321

James Houghton

M, #29322

John Houghton

M, #29323, b. circa 1782, d. 26 August 1830

Biography

Birthcirca 1782dd calc
1830 Census1830Castleton, Rutland Co., VT, USA, 7 Total: 1 male 5 to 10 (1821-1825), 1 male 10 to 15 (1816-1820), 1 male 20 to 30 (1801-1810), 1 male 40 to 50 (1781-1790) // 1 female under 5 (1826-1830), 1 female 15 to 20 (1811-1815), 1 female 40 to 50 (1781-1790)
DeathAug 26, 1830Castleton, Rutland Co., VT, USA, age 48

John Houghton

M, #29324

John Houghton

M, #29325

Jonathan Houghton

M, #29326

Jonathan Houghton

M, #29327

Joshua Houghton

M, #29328

Leland Houghton

M, #29329, b. 31 August 1809, d. 22 January 1882
Father*Darius Houghton Jr b. 3 Nov 1780, d. 25 Apr 1866
Mother*Almira Gill b. 7 Jul 1783, d. 18 Sep 1875

Biography

BirthAug 31, 1809Roxbury, Addison Co., VT, USA, age 41 in 1850 census; age 60 in 1870 census; age 70 in 1880 census
Marriage1839Rutland, VT, USA
1840 Census1840Mendon, Rutland Co., VT, USA, 2 Total: 1 male 30 to 40 (1800-1809) // 1 female 30 to 40 (1800-1809); next door to father Darius
1850 Census1850Wheatland, Will Co., IL, USA, age 41, a farmer, property $1200
1870 Census1870Rockville, Kankakee Co., IL, USA, age 60, a farmer, property $8300-2285
DeathJan 22, 1882Gilman, Iroquois Co., IL, USA
BurialGilman Cemetery, Gilman, Iroquois Co., IL, USA

Family

Lovica C. Ripley b. 22 Dec 1810, d. Jul 1876
Marriage*Leland Houghton married Lovica C. Ripley on 1839 at Rutland, VT, USA
Children

Lucius Houghton

M, #29330, b. November 1799, d. 1 April 1836
Father*Levi Houghton
Mother*N. (?)

Biography

BirthNov, 1799dd calc
MarriageOct 3, 1827Congregational Church, Waitsfield, Washington Co., VT, USA, Moretown also given
1830 Census1830Middlesex, Washington Co., VT, USA, 6 Total: 2 male 15 to 20 (1811-1815), 1 male 20 to 30 (1801-1810), 1 male 30 to 40 (1791-1800) // 1 female 5 to 10 (1821-1825), 1 female 15 to 20 (1811-1815)
DeathApr 1, 1836Montpelier, Chittenden Co., VT, USA, age 36 y, 5m
BurialElm Street Cemetery, Montpelier, Chittenden Co., VT, USA

Family

Nancy Thorp
Marriage*Lucius Houghton married Nancy Thorp on Oct 3, 1827 at Congregational Church, Waitsfield, Washington Co., VT, USA, Moretown also given. 
Child

Rev. N. H. Houghton

M, #29331

Nathaniel Houghton

M, #29332

Nehemiah Houghton

M, #29333

Phoebe Houghton

F, #29334, b. 11 September 1789, d. 16 April 1869
Father*Jonathan Gale Houghton
Mother*Mary (?)

Biography

BirthSep 11, 1789Warwick, MA, USA, dd calc
DeathApr 16, 1869Vernon, VT, USA, age 79-7-5, of cancer
BurialTyler Cemetery, Vernon, VT, USA

Simon Houghton

M, #29335

Joel Stillman Houghton

M, #29336, b. 10 August 1826, d. 26 October 1863
Father*Capt. Joel Houghton b. 1 Dec 1794, d. 6 Jan 1877
Mother*Lucy Wilder Houghton b. 21 Aug 1801, d. 31 Aug 1866

Biography

BirthAug 10, 1826Bakersfield, Franklin Co., VT, USA, dd calc: 19 Feb 1825; age 36 in 1860 census
Marriage
1850 Census1850Bakersfield, Franklin Co., VT, USA, age 26, a farmer, property $5500
1860 Census1860Fairfax, Franklin Co., VT, USA, age 36, farmer; property $9000-2000
DeathOct 26, 1863Fairfax, Franklin Co., VT, USA, age 38-3-7, of typhoid; both Fairfax and Bakersfield given in VRs; NEHGR: Bakersfield, VT;
BurialBakersfield Cemetery, Bakersfield, Franklin Co., VT, USA

Family

Sarah Elizabeth Ayers b. 26 Nov 1828, d. 15 Mar 1896
Marriage*Joel Stillman Houghton married Sarah Elizabeth Ayers
Children

Smith Butler

M, #29337, b. 24 July 1757, d. 11 April 1825

Biography

BirthJul 24, 1757Harvard, MA, USA
MarriageDec 20, 1780VT Gazetteer Index: v. pt. 2, 86, 90
DeathApr 11, 1825Rochester, NY, USA

Family

Thankful Houghton b. 1754, d. 27 Apr 1783
Marriage*Smith Butler married Thankful Houghton on Dec 20, 1780 VT Gazetteer Index: v. pt. 2, 86, 90. 

Thankful Houghton

F, #29338, b. 1754, d. 27 April 1783

Biography

Birth1754Bolton, MA, USA
MarriageDec 20, 1780VT Gazetteer Index: v. pt. 2, 86, 90
DeathApr 27, 1783Worcester, MA, USA, aged 27

Family

Smith Butler b. 24 Jul 1757, d. 11 Apr 1825
Marriage*Thankful Houghton married Smith Butler on Dec 20, 1780 VT Gazetteer Index: v. pt. 2, 86, 90. 

William Houghton

M, #29339