Minerva H. Spear

F, #43201, b. circa 1827

Biography

Birthcirca 1827VT, USA, age 23 in 1850 census
MarriageJul 6, 1850Lake Co., IL, USA, Lic. 922356, Book B, p. 29
1850 Census1850Fremont, Lake Co., VT, USA, age 24, farmer; and Thomas Darling, 40, VT

Family

Walden E. Houghton b. c 1827
Marriage*Minerva H. Spear married Walden E. Houghton on Jul 6, 1850 at Lake Co., IL, USA, Lic. 922356, Book B, p. 29. 

Betsey Hilton

F, #43202, b. 17 January 1815

Biography

BirthJan 17, 1815Anson, Somerset Co., ME, USA, age 35 in 1850 census; age 45 in 1860 census; age 65 in 1860 census
MarriageSep 6, 1835Skowhegan Falls, ME, USA
1850 Census1850Springfield, Sangamon, IL, USA, age 40, a carpenter, property $350
1860 Census1860Springfield P. O., Sangamon Co., IL, USA, age 50, a dairy man, property $600-2000
1880 Census1880Sherman, Washington Co., KS, USA, age 70, farmer

Family

Alvin Houghton b. 12 Jun 1810
Marriage*Betsey Hilton married Alvin Houghton, son of Nathan Houghton and Patty Crosby, on Sep 6, 1835 at Skowhegan Falls, ME, USA
Children

Ervin Orlando Houghton

M, #43203, b. 14 December 1841, d. 6 April 1925
Father*Alvin Houghton b. 12 Jun 1810
Mother*Betsey Hilton b. 17 Jan 1815

Biography

BirthDec 14, 1841Springfield, Sangamon Co., IL, USA, age 8 in 1850 census; age 18 in 1860 census; age 30 in 1870 census;age 39 in 1880 census; age 58 in 1900 census; age 68 in 1910 census; age 78 in 1920 census; 1930 census of son Herbert gives KS
MarriageSep 13, 1866Sangamon Co., IL, USA, Lic 2131
1870 Census1870Niantic, Macon Co., IL, USA, age 30, farmer
1880 Census1880Illiopolis, Sangamon Co., IL, USA, age 39, a farmer, had dyspepsis
Marriagecirca 1885mar 15 years in 1900 census
1900 Census1900Blaine Twp, Clay Co., KS, USA, age 58, farmer; 2 children born, 2 living
1910 Census1910Five Creeks, Clay Co., KS, USA, age 68, farmer, divorced
1920 Census1920Five Creeks, Clay Co., KS, USA, age 78, widowed, none
DeathApr 6, 1925Buckner, Jackson Co., MO, USA, of influenza, age 83-3-23
BurialApr 8, 1925Buckner Cemetery, Buckner, Jackson Co., MO, USA

Family 1

Sarah Jane Wall b. 1 Feb 1842, d. b 1885
Marriage*Ervin Orlando Houghton married Sarah Jane Wall on Sep 13, 1866 at Sangamon Co., IL, USA, Lic 2131. 
Children

Family 2

Sarah Clara (?) b. Mar 1859, d. b 1924
Marriage*Ervin Orlando Houghton married Sarah Clara (?) on circa 1885 mar 15 years in 1900 census. 
Children

Catherine E. Houghton

F, #43204, b. circa 1839
Father*Dr. Euclid B. Houghton b. 20 Apr 1816, d. 29 Mar 1862
Mother*Dr. Catherine E. Blaney b. 12 Feb 1814, d. 1 Oct 1906

Biography

Birthcirca 1839MA, USA, age 11 in 1850 census; age 20 in 1860 census

Isaac V. Houghton

M, #43205, b. circa 1796

Biography

Birthcirca 1796NY, USA, age 54 in 1850 census
1850 Census1850Allamakee Co., IA, USA, age 54, a woodchopper, in Edward M. Booth household

Thomas Knight Houghton

M, #43206, b. 2 February 1829, d. 15 September 1903
Father*John Houghton b. 20 Jan 1791, d. 1877
Mother*Rachel Logan b. Sep 1797, d. 22 Jan 1842

Biography

BirthFeb 2, 1829IN, USA, age 21 in 1850 census; age 31 in 1860 census; age 42 in 1870 census; age 53 in 1880 census
MarriageDec 28, 1854
1860 Census1860Plymouth, Marshall Co., IN, USA, age 31, county recorder, property $5000-300
1870 Census1870Center Twp, Marion Co., IN, USA, age 42, a grocer, property $3000-2000; with a music teacher, domestic, and worker
1880 Census1880Center Twp, Plymouth, Marshall Co., IN, USA, age 53, a grocery merchant
DeathSep 15, 1903La Porte, IN, USA

Family

Sarah J. Dunham b. c 1831
Marriage*Thomas Knight Houghton married Sarah J. Dunham on Dec 28, 1854. 
Children

Elizabeth R. Houghton

F, #43207, b. 24 December 1829, d. December 1866
Father*John Houghton b. 20 Jan 1791, d. 1877
Mother*Rachel Logan b. Sep 1797, d. 22 Jan 1842

Biography

BirthDec 24, 1829IN, USA, age 20 in 1850 census
MarriageOct 25, 1852
DeathDec, 1866

Family

John K. Brooke
Marriage*Elizabeth R. Houghton married John K. Brooke on Oct 25, 1852. 
Child

Catharine Houghton

F, #43208, b. 7 July 1832, d. September 1900
Father*John Houghton b. 20 Jan 1791, d. 1877
Mother*Rachel Logan b. Sep 1797, d. 22 Jan 1842

Biography

BirthJul 7, 1832IN, USA, age 17 in 1850 census
MarriageMay 15, 1855
DeathSep, 1900

Family

Horace Corbin
Marriage*Catharine Houghton married Horace Corbin on May 15, 1855. 
Children

John W. Houghton

M, #43209, b. 4 August 1835, d. 1903
Father*John Houghton b. 20 Jan 1791, d. 1877
Mother*Rachel Logan b. Sep 1797, d. 22 Jan 1842

Biography

BirthAug 4, 1835IN, USA, age 16 in 1850 census; age 24 in 1860 census; age 34 in 1870 census; age 44 in 1880 census; age 64 in 1900 census
1860 Census1860Bourbon, Marshall Co., IN, USA, age 24, R. R. agent, personal property $500
MarriageJun 22, 1865Carroll Co., IL, USA, Book OMR, p. 147
1870 Census1870Center Twp, Marion Co., IN, USA, age 34, county recorder, property $1500-200
1880 Census1880Plymouth, Marshall Co., IN, USA, age 44; and sister Elvira Hart
1900 Census1900Center, Plymouth, Marshall Co., IN, USA
Death1903

Family

Abbie J. Ewing b. Sep 1842
Marriage*John W. Houghton married Abbie J. Ewing on Jun 22, 1865 at Carroll Co., IL, USA, Book OMR, p. 147. 
Children

James E. Houghton

M, #43210, b. 12 December 1839, d. 12 June 1903
Father*John Houghton b. 20 Jan 1791, d. 1877
Mother*Rachel Logan b. Sep 1797, d. 22 Jan 1842

Biography

BirthDec 12, 1839IN, USA, age 10 in 1850 census; age 30 in 1870 census; Dec 1839, age 60 in 1900 census
Mil. EnlsJul 12, 1861as Lt., Co. I, 29th Ind. Reg; promoted to Captain at Battle of Pittsburgh Landing (Shiloh), Apr. 6,1862; service completed Sept. 27, 1864.
MarriageJul 5, 1866
1870 Census1870Centre Twp, Marshall Co., IN, USA, age 30, a mail agent on the railroad, property $1200-1600
1880 Census1880Plymouth, Marshall Co., IN, USA, age 40, a printer
1900 Census1900Center Twp, Plymouth, Marshall Co., IN, USA, age 60, land lord
DeathJun 12, 1903Plymouth, Marshall Co., IN, USA

Family

Rebecca S. Baxter b. May 1844
Marriage*James E. Houghton married Rebecca S. Baxter on Jul 5, 1866. 
Child

Thomas Houghton

M, #43211, b. 4 January 1829, d. 24 May 1918
Father*James Houghton b. 28 Dec 1797, d. 22 Dec 1856
Mother*Hannah Morris b. 8 Dec 1800, d. 3 Jan 1852

Biography

BirthJan 4, 1829Rush Co., IN, USA, age 21 in 1850 census; age 40 in 1870 census; age 52 in 1880 census; Jan 1829, age 71 in 1900 census; age 81 in 1910 census
MarriageMar 27, 1851
1870 Census1870Union Twp, Marshall Co., IN, USA, age 40, a farmer, property $6400-1500
MarriageDec 13, 1876Culver, Marshall Co., IN, USA
1880 Census1880Union Twp, Marshall Co., IN, USA, age 52, a farmer
1900 Census1900Union Twp, Marshall Co., IN, USA, age 71, farmer; 6 children born, 5 living
1910 Census1910Culver, Marshall Co., IN, USA, age 81, widower, retired farmer
DeathMay 24, 1918Culver, Marshall Co., IN, USA

Family 1

Nancy McCormick Mitchell b. 13 Apr 1831, d. 18 Mar 1854
Marriage*Thomas Houghton married Nancy McCormick Mitchell on Mar 27, 1851. 
Children

Family 2

Mary Ellen Byrd b. 15 Oct 1836, d. 8 Apr 1875
MarriageThomas Houghton married Mary Ellen Byrd on Apr 6, 1855 at Culver, Marshall Co., IN, USA
Children

Family 3

Julia A. Myers b. 22 May 1856, d. 5 Sep 1909
Marriage*Thomas Houghton married Julia A. Myers on Dec 13, 1876 at Culver, Marshall Co., IN, USA
Children

Clarissa Houghton

F, #43212, b. 15 January 1831, d. 10 November 1855
Father*James Houghton b. 28 Dec 1797, d. 22 Dec 1856
Mother*Hannah Morris b. 8 Dec 1800, d. 3 Jan 1852

Biography

BirthJan 15, 1831IN, USA, age 19 in 1850 census
MarriageMar 31, 1853
DeathNov 10, 1855

Family

Marcus Blessing b. 26 Dec 1828, d. 21 Apr 1906
Marriage*Clarissa Houghton married Marcus Blessing on Mar 31, 1853. 
Child

Rachel Houghton

F, #43213, b. 16 April 1834
Father*James Houghton b. 28 Dec 1797, d. 22 Dec 1856
Mother*Hannah Morris b. 8 Dec 1800, d. 3 Jan 1852

Biography

BirthApr 16, 1834IN, USA, age 16 in 1850 census; age 26 in 1860 census
Marriage
1860 Census1860Knox, Starke Co., IN, USA, age 33, a civil engineer, property $4250-500; and Robert H. Bender, 26, PA, a surveyor

Family

John S. Bender b. c 1827
Marriage*Rachel Houghton married John S. Bender

William Houghton

M, #43214, b. 18 April 1836, d. 1 September 1900
Father*James Houghton b. 28 Dec 1797, d. 22 Dec 1856
Mother*Hannah Morris b. 8 Dec 1800, d. 3 Jan 1852

Biography

BirthApr 18, 1836IN, USA, age 14 in 1850 census; age 23 in 1860 census; age 34 in 1870 census; age 44 in 1880 census; Apr 1836, age 64 in 1900 census
MarriageDec 9, 1858
1860 Census1860Pine, Benton Co., IN, USA, age 23, a farmer, personal property $700
1870 Census1870Bolivar, Benton Co., IN, USA, age 34, a farmer, property $6000-1000; and 3 laborers
1880 Census1880Warren Twp, Warren Co., IN, USA, age 44, a farmer
1900 Census1900Washington Twp, Williamsport, Warren Co., IN, USA
DeathSep 1, 1900Williamsport, IN, USA, wife is a widow in 1910 census

Family

Melissa Jane Blessing b. 28 May 1837, d. 22 Aug 1910
Marriage*William Houghton married Melissa Jane Blessing on Dec 9, 1858. 
Children

Elvira Houghton

F, #43215, b. 29 April 1838
Father*James Houghton b. 28 Dec 1797, d. 22 Dec 1856
Mother*Hannah Morris b. 8 Dec 1800, d. 3 Jan 1852

Biography

BirthApr 29, 1838IN, USA, age 12 in 1850 census; age 23 in 1860 census

Edward Houghton

M, #43216, b. 28 August 1841, d. 16 March 1924
Father*James Houghton b. 28 Dec 1797, d. 22 Dec 1856
Mother*Hannah Morris b. 8 Dec 1800, d. 3 Jan 1852

Biography

BirthAug 28, 1841IN, USA, age 9 in 1850 census; age 18 in 1860 census;
age 40, Ireland or IN, in 1880 census; Aug 1838, age 61 in 1900 census; age 69 in 1910 census; age 79, IN, in 1920 census; 1900 census of son John gives IN; 1900 census of son Carley gives MO, but 1910 census gives IN; 1910 census of Carley gives IN; 1920 census of son Harley gives IN
Mil. EnlsJun 14, 1861Benton Co., IN, USA, in the Union Army, Comp. D, 15th IN Infantry, a private
Marriagecirca 1872age, age 20; mar 30 years in 1900 census
1880 Census1880Fall River Twp, New Albany, Wilson Co., KS, USA, age 40, farming
1900 Census1900New Home, Bates Co., MO, USA, age 61, farmer; 7 children born, 7 living
1910 Census1910Osage, Bates Co., MO, USA, age 69, farmer
1920 Census1920Osage, Bates Co., MO, USA, age 79, none
DeathMar 16, 1924Rich Hill, Bates Co., MO, USA

Family

Susan Angeline Bingman b. 9 Oct 1852, d. 31 Jul 1933
Marriage*Edward Houghton married Susan Angeline Bingman on circa 1872 age, age 20; mar 30 years in 1900 census. 
Children

Jefferson Houghton

M, #43217, b. 30 July 1844, d. 1875
Father*James Houghton b. 28 Dec 1797, d. 22 Dec 1856
Mother*Hannah Morris b. 8 Dec 1800, d. 3 Jan 1852

Biography

BirthJul 30, 1844IN, USA, age 6 in 1850 census; age 25 in 1870 census
Marriage
1870 Census1870Center Twp, Starke Co., IN, USA, age 25, merchant, $2500-600
Death1875

Family

Barbara (?) b. c 1851
Marriage*Jefferson Houghton married Barbara (?) 

Nancy Houghten

F, #43218, b. circa 1818

Biography

Birthcirca 1818IA, USA, age 32 in 1850 census
1850 Census1850Peru, Miami Co., IN, USA, age 32

Family

Child

Jane Houghten

F, #43219, b. circa 1836
Mother*Nancy Houghten b. c 1818

Biography

Birthcirca 1836IA, USA, age 14 in 1850 census

Catharine M. Houghton

F, #43220, b. circa 1845

Biography

Birthcirca 1845IN, USA, age 5 in 1850 census
1850 Census1850Ward, Randolph Co., IN, USA, age 5 living in household of Edward and Catharine MCue, of Ireland

John Houghton Sr

M, #43221, b. 17 April 1796, d. 17 January 1886

Biography

BirthApr 17, 1796MD, USA, age 56 in 1850 census; age 58 in 1860 census; age 68 in 1870 census; age 74 in 1880 census
Marriage
1850 Census1850Whitley Co., IN, USA, age 56, a farmer
1860 Census1860Cleveland, Whitley Co., IN, USA, age 58, farmer
MarriageMar 9, 1862Whitley Co., MD, USA
1870 Census1870Cleveland, Whitley Co., IN, USA, age 68, a farmer, property 2000-600; next door to son John
1880 Census1880Millersburg, Whitley Co., IN, USA, age 74
DeathJan 17, 1886IN, USA, age 89 y 9 m
BurialSouth Whitley Cemetery, Whitley, IN, USA, Plot U-6-5

Family 1

Nancy Dorsey b. 8 Oct 1801, d. 18 Sep 1856
Marriage*John Houghton Sr married Nancy Dorsey
Children

Family 2

Lydia Mary Leighty b. 7 Mar 1812, d. Sep 1882
Marriage*John Houghton Sr married Lydia Mary Leighty on Mar 9, 1862 at Whitley Co., MD, USA

Nancy Dorsey

F, #43222, b. 8 October 1801, d. 18 September 1856

Biography

BirthOct 8, 1801MD, USA, age 48 in 1850 census
Marriage
1850 Census1850Whitley Co., IN, USA, age 56, a farmer
DeathSep 18, 1856IN, USA
BurialWheeler Cemetery, Kosciusko Co., IN, USA, wife of John; 54-11-10

Family

John Houghton Sr b. 17 Apr 1796, d. 17 Jan 1886
Marriage*Nancy Dorsey married John Houghton Sr
Children

Rebecca Houghton

F, #43223, b. 17 August 1828, d. 23 October 1895
Father*John Houghton Sr b. 17 Apr 1796, d. 17 Jan 1886
Mother*Nancy Dorsey b. 8 Oct 1801, d. 18 Sep 1856

Biography

BirthAug 17, 1828MD, USA, age 21 in 1850 census
MarriageSep 2, 1852Whitley Co., IN, USA
DeathOct 23, 1895Whitley Co., MD, USA
BurialSouth Whitley Cemetery, Whitley, MD, USA

Family

Alfred L. Feagler
Marriage*Rebecca Houghton married Alfred L. Feagler on Sep 2, 1852 at Whitley Co., IN, USA

Frances Houghton

F, #43224, b. circa 1831
Father*John Houghton Sr b. 17 Apr 1796, d. 17 Jan 1886
Mother*Nancy Dorsey b. 8 Oct 1801, d. 18 Sep 1856

Biography

Birthcirca 1831MD, USA, age 19 in 1850 census

Mary Houghton

F, #43225, b. circa 1833
Father*John Houghton Sr b. 17 Apr 1796, d. 17 Jan 1886
Mother*Nancy Dorsey b. 8 Oct 1801, d. 18 Sep 1856

Biography

Birthcirca 1833Baltimore, MD, USA, age 17 in 1850 census; age 26 in 1860 census; age 47 in 1880 census
1880 Census1880Millersburg, Whitley Co., IN, USA, age 47, keeps house

John Houghton Jr

M, #43226, b. 4 April 1835, d. 12 March 1909
Father*John Houghton Sr b. 17 Apr 1796, d. 17 Jan 1886
Mother*Nancy Dorsey b. 8 Oct 1801, d. 18 Sep 1856

Biography

BirthApr 4, 1835Baltimore, MD, USA, age 15 in 1850 census; age 24 in 1860 census; age 35 in 1870 census; age 47 in 1880 census; age 65 in 1900 census
MarriageJun 24, 1860mar 40 years in 1900 census
1870 Census1870Cleveland, Whitley Co., IN, USA, age 35, a farm laborer, property $400; and John Sheildler
1880 Census1880Cleveland, Whitley Co., IN, USA, age 47, a farmer
DeathMar 12, 1909South Bend, IN, USA
BurialWheeler Cemetery, Kosciusko Co., IN, USA, 73-11-8

Family

Lydia I. Bridenthall b. May 1842, d. 24 Jul 1908
Marriage*John Houghton Jr married Lydia I. Bridenthall on Jun 24, 1860 mar 40 years in 1900 census. 
Children

Susan Houghton

F, #43227, b. circa 1837
Father*John Houghton Sr b. 17 Apr 1796, d. 17 Jan 1886
Mother*Nancy Dorsey b. 8 Oct 1801, d. 18 Sep 1856

Biography

Birthcirca 1837MD, USA, age 13 in 1850 census

Squire J. Houghton

M, #43228, b. 20 April 1840, d. December 1853
Father*John Houghton Sr b. 17 Apr 1796, d. 17 Jan 1886
Mother*Nancy Dorsey b. 8 Oct 1801, d. 18 Sep 1856

Biography

BirthApr 20, 1840MD, USA, age 10 in 1850 census
DeathDec, 1853IN, USA
BurialWheeler Cemetery, Kosciusko Co., IN, USA

Margaret Rife

F, #43229, b. circa 1808

Biography

Birthcirca 1808VA, USA, age 42 in 1850 census; age 62 in 1870 census
MarriageSep 10, 1828Washington Co., IN, USA
1850 Census1850Jennings, Crawford Co., IN, USA, age 44, a carpenter, property $180

Family

William S. Houghton b. 1806, d. 1890
Marriage*Margaret Rife married William S. Houghton, son of (?) Hoten, on Sep 10, 1828 at Washington Co., IN, USA
Children

Aaron Houghton

M, #43230, b. circa 1830
Father*William S. Houghton b. 1806, d. 1890
Mother*Margaret Rife b. c 1808

Biography

Birthcirca 1830Washington Co., IN, USA, age 20 in 1850 census