Jane Wesson

F, #40681, b. circa 1844
Father*Samuel Wesson Jr. b. 1819, d. 1 Mar 1903
Mother*Julia Ann Houghton b. 15 Apr 1820, d. 7 Dec 1853

Biography

Birthcirca 1844MA, USA, age 6 in 1850 census

Ostrander H. Wesson

M, #40682, b. circa 1846
Father*Samuel Wesson Jr. b. 1819, d. 1 Mar 1903
Mother*Julia Ann Houghton b. 15 Apr 1820, d. 7 Dec 1853

Biography

Birthcirca 1846MA, USA, age 4 in 1850 census

Susan G. Houghton

M, #40683, b. circa 1848
Father*William Richards Houghton b. 23 Jun 1824
Mother*Sarah Elizabeth Goodnow b. c 1826

Biography

Birthcirca 1848MA, USA, age 2 in 1850 census

William E. Houghton

M, #40684, b. 1850
Father*William Richards Houghton b. 23 Jun 1824
Mother*Sarah Elizabeth Goodnow b. c 1826

Biography

Birth1850MA, USA, age 3/12 in 1850 census; age 20 in 1870 census

Mary Elizabeth Houghton

F, #40685, b. 10 February 1850
Father*Jonathan Whitcomb Houghton b. c 1811
Mother*Abby S. Fay b. c 1815, d. 1886

Biography

BirthFeb 10, 1850Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 3/12 in 1850 census; age 9 in 1860 census

Rhoda Houghton

F, #40686, b. circa 1826

Biography

Birthcirca 1826MA, USA, age 24 in 1850 census
1850 Census1850Clinton, MA, USA, age 24, in a boarding house

Eunice (?)

F, #40690, b. circa 1798, d. April 1880

Biography

Birthcirca 1798MA, USA, age 52 in 1850 census; age 63 in 1860 census; age 72 in 1870 census
Marriage
1840 Census1840Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 5 Total: 1 male under 5 (1836-1840), 1 male 15 to 20 (1820-1825), 1 male 40 to 50 (1790-1799) // 1 female 10 to 15 (1825-1830), 1 female 40 to 50 (1790-1799)
1850 Census1850Clinton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 53, a laborer
1860 Census1860Clinton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 64, day laborer, property $1000
1870 Census1870Clinton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, keeping house, property $1000-$200
DeathApr, 1880Clinton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 82, heart disease

Family

Henry Houghton Jr b. 17 Jul 1796
Marriage*Eunice (?) married Henry Houghton Jr, son of Deacon Henry Houghton and Rhoda Houghton
Children

Sarah E. Houghton

F, #40691, b. circa 1830
Father*Henry Houghton Jr b. 17 Jul 1796
Mother*Eunice (?) b. c 1798, d. Apr 1880

Biography

Birthcirca 1830MA, USA, age 20 in 1850 census; age 30 in 1860 census; age 39 in 1870 census
1870 Census1870Clinton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, keeping house, property $1000-$200

Henry Houghton Jr.

M, #40692, b. circa 1824
Father*Henry Houghton Jr b. 17 Jul 1796
Mother*Eunice (?) b. c 1798, d. Apr 1880

Biography

Birthcirca 1824MA, USA, age 26 in 1850 census

Sarah J. Houghton

F, #40693, b. circa 1816

Biography

Birthcirca 1816NH, USA, age 34 in 1850 census
1850 Census1850Clinton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 34, with Charlotte Wagner

Levi Houghton

M, #40694, b. circa 1790

Biography

Birthcirca 1790MA, USA, age 60 in 1850 census
1850 Census1850Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 60, a laborer; living with George W. Divoll, 23, a farmer; and Fanny Evans, 65, and Sarah Evans, 19

Ruth Houghton

F, #40695, b. circa 1769

Biography

Birthcirca 1769MA, USA, age 60-70 in 1840 census; age 81 in 1850 census
1820 Census1820Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 6 Individuals: 1 male 0-10, 1 male 10-16, 1 male 16-26; 1 female 0-10, 1 female 26-45, 1 female 45+
1840 Census1840Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 3 Total: 1 male 15 to 20 (1820-1825) // 1 female 30 to 40 (1800-1809), 1 female 60 to 70 (1770-1779)
1850 Census1850Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 81

Family

Child

Maria Houghton

F, #40696, b. circa 1811
Mother*Ruth Houghton b. c 1769

Biography

Birthcirca 1811MA, USA, age 39 in 1850 census

Joseph Houghton

M, #40697, b. circa 1844
Father*Obed Houghton b. 6 Mar 1817, d. 5 Jun 1855
Mother*Martha J. Henry b. c 1825

Biography

Birthcirca 1844MA, USA, age 6 in 1850 census

Fanny M. Houghton

F, #40698, b. circa 1838
Father*Joel Houghton b. 27 Mar 1810, d. b 1900
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Kendall b. 7 Jul 1813

Biography

Birthcirca 1838MA, USA, age 12 in 1850 census; age 21 in 1860 census; age 62 in 1900 census
Marriagecirca 1861mar 39 years in 1900 census
1900 Census1900Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 68, farmer

Family

Samuel T. Wilder b. Jun 1831
Marriage*Fanny M. Houghton married Samuel T. Wilder on circa 1861 mar 39 years in 1900 census. 
Child

Susan Houghton

F, #40699, b. circa 1831
Father*Phineas Houghton b. 17 Jun 1782, d. 26 Nov 1874
Mother*Polly Whitcomb b. 17 Dec 1785, d. 7 Sep 1861

Biography

Birthcirca 1831MA, USA, age 19 in 1850 census

Mary E. Houghton

F, #40700, b. circa 1846

Biography

Birthcirca 1846MA, USA, age 4 in 1850 census; age 14 in 1860 census

Ann E. Houghton

F, #40701, b. circa 1847
Father*Massereen Augustus Houghton b. 20 Mar 1821, d. 28 Jan 1864
Mother*Mary Ann Houghton b. 8 Apr 1820, d. 1884

Biography

Birthcirca 1847MA, USA, age 3 in 1850 census; age 12 in 1860 census

Rebeckah Houghton

F, #40702, b. circa 1791

Biography

Birthcirca 1791MA, USA, age 59 in 1850 census

Family

Child

Nancy Phillips

F, #40703, d. 24 June 1846

Biography

MarriageMay 29, 1844
DeathJun 24, 1846

Family

George H. Handy b. 7 May 1813
Marriage*Nancy Phillips married George H. Handy, son of Luther Russell Handy and Eunice Houghton, on May 29, 1844. 

Hiram Handy

M, #40704, b. 25 April 1815, d. 17 February 1819
Father*Luther Russell Handy b. 8 Nov 1787, d. 8 May 1846
Mother*Eunice Houghton b. 9 Jun 1791, d. 8 Jun 1846

Biography

BirthApr 25, 1815
DeathFeb 17, 1819MLM: 25 Dec 1815

Lucy Maria Hoyt

F, #40705, b. 4 August 1835, d. 12 February 1925
Father*Daniel Hoyt b. 3 Dec 1811, d. 4 Mar 1895
Mother*Elsie Ann Handy b. 9 Oct 1816, d. 13 Feb 1899

Family

John King
Marriage*Lucy Maria Hoyt married John King on Jul 4, 1858 at Orleans Twp, Ontario Co., MI, USA
Children

John King

M, #40706

Biography

MarriageJul 4, 1858Orleans Twp, Ontario Co., MI, USA

Family

Lucy Maria Hoyt b. 4 Aug 1835, d. 12 Feb 1925
Marriage*John King married Lucy Maria Hoyt, daughter of Daniel Hoyt and Elsie Ann Handy, on Jul 4, 1858 at Orleans Twp, Ontario Co., MI, USA
Children

Almira Eunice Hoyt

F, #40707, b. 9 June 1837, d. 7 September 1920
Father*Daniel Hoyt b. 3 Dec 1811, d. 4 Mar 1895
Mother*Elsie Ann Handy b. 9 Oct 1816, d. 13 Feb 1899

Biography

BirthJun 9, 1837Hume, NY, USA
MarriageSep 25, 1855Ionia Co., MI, USA
DeathSep 7, 1920Belding, Ionia Co., MI, USA

Family

William P. Face
Marriage*Almira Eunice Hoyt married William P. Face on Sep 25, 1855 at Ionia Co., MI, USA
Children

William P. Face

M, #40708

Biography

MarriageSep 25, 1855Ionia Co., MI, USA

Family

Almira Eunice Hoyt b. 9 Jun 1837, d. 7 Sep 1920
Marriage*William P. Face married Almira Eunice Hoyt, daughter of Daniel Hoyt and Elsie Ann Handy, on Sep 25, 1855 at Ionia Co., MI, USA
Children

Marietta Eliza Hoyt

F, #40709, b. 9 November 1842, d. 26 March 1918
Father*Daniel Hoyt b. 3 Dec 1811, d. 4 Mar 1895
Mother*Elsie Ann Handy b. 9 Oct 1816, d. 13 Feb 1899

Family 1

Franklin B. Hall b. 28 Dec 1836, d. 30 Nov 1862
MarriageMarietta Eliza Hoyt married Franklin B. Hall on Jul 4, 1857 at Lyons, Ionia Co., MI, USA
Children

Family 2

James A. Morton b. 9 Nov 1841, d. 24 Apr 1885
Marriage*Marietta Eliza Hoyt married James A. Morton on Sep 29, 1867 at Orleans Twp, Ionia Co., MI, USA
Children

James A. Morton

M, #40710, b. 9 November 1841, d. 24 April 1885

Biography

BirthNov 9, 1841Lachute, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada
Mil. EnlsNov 13, 1861At 22 years, a private recruit. of Company E, 16th regiment, Mich. Infantry. Enrolled on Nov 13, 1861 at Detroit for 3 years, commanded by Colonel Stockton, Discharged Nov 18, 1864, contracted Chronic diarrhea by reason of exposure and harsh treatment while a prisoner of war on Belle Isle near Richmon, Va. on Nov 1863. Wounded in battle at Gaines Mills (also called Cold Arbor) June 27, 1862. The regiment was in action at Bull Run, Va Aug 30, 1862.

Sep & Oct 1862 sent to hospital, returned to regiment in Oct. 1862.

The regiment was in action at Fredericksburg, Va Nov 15, 1862.

Nov & Dec 1862 absent.

Wounded again at battle of Fredericksburg Dec 13, 1862; sent to hospital and returned to regiment in April 1863.

Taken prisoner at Gettysburg, Pa on Jul 2, 1863 sent to Belle Isle prison.

Jan-Aug 1864 absent; exchanged prisoner at Annapolis, Md; same report to Aug 31, 1864.

Returned to regiment Oct 1864; discharged Nov 18, 1864 age 24 years.

From:Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War 1861-1865, Sixteenth Infantry

James Morton, 22 years, Enlisted December 13, 1861 at Detroit, Mustard December 27, 1861. Joined Regiment at Hall's Hill, Virginia January 11, 1862, Discharged at expiration of term of service at Petersburg, Virginia November 18, 1864.
MarriageSep 29, 1867Orleans Twp, Ionia Co., MI, USA
DeathApr 24, 1885Orleans Twp, Ionia Co., MI, USA
BurialWheeler Cemetery, Orleans, Ionia Co., MI, USA

Family

Marietta Eliza Hoyt b. 9 Nov 1842, d. 26 Mar 1918
Marriage*James A. Morton married Marietta Eliza Hoyt, daughter of Daniel Hoyt and Elsie Ann Handy, on Sep 29, 1867 at Orleans Twp, Ionia Co., MI, USA
Children