Joseph Roper

M, #13021, b. 29 December 1763
Father*Ephraim Roper b. 21 Oct 1716, d. 5 Dec 1793
Mother*Michal Houghton b. 22 Jun 1725, d. 31 Dec 1816

Biography

BirthDec 29, 1763Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Marriage

Family

Ruth Gary b. 18 May 1776, d. 27 Nov 1800
Marriage*Joseph Roper married Ruth Gary
Child

Lucy Roper

F, #13022, b. 10 February 1767
Father*Ephraim Roper b. 21 Oct 1716, d. 5 Dec 1793
Mother*Michal Houghton b. 22 Jun 1725, d. 31 Dec 1816

Biography

BirthFeb 10, 1767Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Timothy Kendall

M, #13023

Biography

MarriageJan 20, 1762Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, both of Leominster

Family

Anna Houghton
Marriage*Timothy Kendall married Anna Houghton on Jan 20, 1762 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, both of Leominster. 

Anna Houghton

F, #13024

Biography

MarriageJan 20, 1762Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, both of Leominster

Family

Timothy Kendall
Marriage*Anna Houghton married Timothy Kendall on Jan 20, 1762 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, both of Leominster. 

Sarah Houghton

F, #13025, b. 29 September 1766
Father*Joel Houghton b. 27 Sep 1737, d. 23 Jun 1816
Mother*Sarah Pearson

Biography

BirthSep 29, 1766Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageOct 7, 1784Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, h/1

Family

Samuel Kilburn
Marriage*Sarah Houghton married Samuel Kilburn on Oct 7, 1784 at Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, h/1. 

Edmond Larkin

M, #13026, b. 11 March 1733/34

Biography

BirthMar 11, 1733/34Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageMay 21, 1760Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family

Abigail Albert b. 21 Feb 1735
Marriage*Edmond Larkin married Abigail Albert, daughter of Daniel Albert and Abigail Houghton, on May 21, 1760 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Child

Tamer Houghton

F, #13027, b. 27 September 1737
Father*James Houghton Jr b. c 1700, d. 9 Aug 1770
Mother*Mary Jones b. 8 Mar 1700, d. a 1760

Biography

BirthSep 27, 1737Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageJun 18, 1761Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, father's will gives Thamar Agon; MLM: as w/2

Family

Fortunatus Eager
Marriage*Tamer Houghton married Fortunatus Eager on Jun 18, 1761 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, father's will gives Thamar Agon; MLM: as w/2. 
Children

Fortunatus Eager

M, #13028

Biography

MarriageJun 18, 1761Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, father's will gives Thamar Agon; MLM: as w/2

Family

Tamer Houghton b. 27 Sep 1737
Marriage*Fortunatus Eager married Tamer Houghton, daughter of James Houghton Jr and Mary Jones, on Jun 18, 1761 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, father's will gives Thamar Agon; MLM: as w/2. 
Children

Fortunatus Eager

M, #13029, b. 7 June 1769
Father*Fortunatus Eager
Mother*Tamer Houghton b. 27 Sep 1737

Biography

BirthJun 7, 1769Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Mical Bayley

F, #13030, b. 24 October 1769
Father*Jonathan Bayley Jr b. 21 Mar 1737, d. 1 Nov 1814
Mother*Eunice Houghton b. 5 Oct 1739, d. 23 Mar 1816

Biography

BirthOct 24, 1769Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Joseph Houghton

M, #13031, b. 24 January 1746/47, d. before 1810
Father*Benjamin Houghton b. c 1715, d. b 9 Jan 1764
Mother*Mary Ball d. b 1764

Biography

BirthJan 24, 1746/47Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Jan. 24, 1746
MarriageNov 29, 1770Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Milit-Begbetween 1776 and 1777Siege of Boston; 3 mos NY 1776; Col. John Jacobs' Reg; carpenter Winter campaign 1776-7; Capt. Benj. Hastings requistioned cartridge boxes on 18 Jun 1775, the day after Bunker Hill; one was needed by Joseph Houghton.
1790 Census1790Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 1 male 16+, 1 male under 16, 4 female
1800 Census1800Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 00001-01001; 1 male 45+;1 female 10-15, 1 female 45+
Deathbefore 1810

Family

Lois Ross b. 13 Aug 1745, d. 30 Apr 1812
Marriage*Joseph Houghton married Lois Ross on Nov 29, 1770 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Lois Ross

F, #13032, b. 13 August 1745, d. 30 April 1812

Biography

BirthAug 13, 1745Scotland
MarriageNov 29, 1770Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
1810 Census1810Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathApr 30, 1812Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 67.8.13

Family

Joseph Houghton b. 24 Jan 1746/47, d. b 1810
Marriage*Lois Ross married Joseph Houghton, son of Benjamin Houghton and Mary Ball, on Nov 29, 1770 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Martha Houghton

F, #13033, b. 24 April 1728
Father*Deacon Israel Houghton b. c 1700, d. 29 Jun 1777
Mother*Martha Wheelock b. 31 Jul 1703, d. 1 Jan 1768

Biography

BirthApr 24, 1728Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, FWH: Jan. 8
MarriageFeb 25, 1766Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family

Wyatt Gunn
Marriage*Martha Houghton married Wyatt Gunn on Feb 25, 1766 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Child

Wyatt Gunn

M, #13034

Biography

MarriageFeb 25, 1766Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family

Martha Houghton b. 24 Apr 1728
Marriage*Wyatt Gunn married Martha Houghton, daughter of Deacon Israel Houghton and Martha Wheelock, on Feb 25, 1766 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Child

Joseph House

M, #13035

Biography

MarriageJan 31, 1769Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family

Alice Houghton b. 7 Jan 1749/50
Marriage*Joseph House married Alice Houghton, daughter of Trumpeter Abijah Houghton Sr and Alice Joslin, on Jan 31, 1769 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Azubah Willard

F, #13036, b. 15 August 1753, d. 2 September 1824

Biography

BirthAug 15, 1753Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageAug 25, 1774Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Nourse: p. 105 Mar, 135 Int
DeathSep 2, 1824Princeton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 72, "burnt to death"

Family

Benjamin Roper b. 7 Jan 1750, d. 1 Nov 1826
Marriage*Azubah Willard married Benjamin Roper, son of Ephraim Roper and Michal Houghton, on Aug 25, 1774 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Nourse: p. 105 Mar, 135 Int. 
Children

Abigail Houghton

F, #13037, b. 8 August 1769
Father*Josiah Houghton Jr b. 4 Apr 1724, d. 30 May 1800
Mother*Abigail Godfrey

Biography

BirthAug 8, 1769Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Aug. 6

Tamer Eager

F, #13038, b. 9 July 1773
Father*Fortunatus Eager
Mother*Tamer Houghton b. 27 Sep 1737

Biography

BirthJul 9, 1773Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Dinah Bayley

F, #13039, b. 24 September 1775
Father*Jonathan Bayley Jr b. 21 Mar 1737, d. 1 Nov 1814
Mother*Eunice Houghton b. 5 Oct 1739, d. 23 Mar 1816

Biography

BirthSep 24, 1775Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Marriage

Family

David Holt
Marriage*Dinah Bayley married David Holt
Child

Hannah Eager

F, #13040, b. 13 July 1776
Father*Fortunatus Eager
Mother*Tamer Houghton b. 27 Sep 1737

Biography

BirthJul 13, 1776Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Hanah Bayley

F, #13041, b. 21 August 1777
Father*Jonathan Bayley Jr b. 21 Mar 1737, d. 1 Nov 1814
Mother*Eunice Houghton b. 5 Oct 1739, d. 23 Mar 1816

Biography

BirthAug 21, 1777Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Molley Eager

F, #13042, b. 15 September 1778
Father*Fortunatus Eager
Mother*Tamer Houghton b. 27 Sep 1737

Biography

BirthSep 15, 1778Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Naomi Gibbs

F, #13043, b. 4 November 1761

Biography

BirthNov 4, 1761Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageJun 11, 1778Princeton, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family

Nathanel Roper b. 23 Feb 1757
Marriage*Naomi Gibbs married Nathanel Roper, son of Ephraim Roper and Michal Houghton, on Jun 11, 1778 at Princeton, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Ephraim Roper

M, #13044, b. 6 February 1779
Father*Nathanel Roper b. 23 Feb 1757
Mother*Naomi Gibbs b. 4 Nov 1761

Biography

BirthFeb 6, 1779Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Michael Roper

M, #13045, b. 26 December 1780
Father*Nathanel Roper b. 23 Feb 1757
Mother*Naomi Gibbs b. 4 Nov 1761

Biography

BirthDec 26, 1780Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Ruth Walker

F, #13046, b. circa 1771, d. 28 February 1861

Biography

Birthcirca 1771Stoughton, MA, USA, dd calc
MarriageNov 29, 1792Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Watertown & Lancaster VR: Elijah Houghton and Ruthy
DeathFeb 28, 1861Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA
BurialChocksett Burial Ground Cemetery, Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, ae 90 Section W.

Family

Elijah Houghton Jr b. 11 Jan 1767, d. 18 Aug 1833
Marriage*Ruth Walker married Elijah Houghton Jr, son of Capt. Elijah Houghton and Mary Allen, on Nov 29, 1792 at Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, Watertown & Lancaster VR: Elijah Houghton and Ruthy. 
Children

Jacob Houghton

M, #13047, b. October 1765, d. 20 February 1844
Father*Abraham Houghton b. 27 Nov 1725, d. 7 Mar 1813
Mother*Sarah Divol b. 22 Mar 1733/34, d. 11 Dec 1824

Biography

BirthOct, 1765Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, dd calc; bp per Lyndon VT Town Records; not in Bolton VRs; 1772 per JWH, MLM; 26 Nov 1769, per Henry Hamilton Houghton in Lancaster MA VRs
Marriage
1800 Census1800Lyndon, Caledonia Co., VT, USA, 10010-30010: 4 children; 1 male 1-9, 1 male 45+; 3 female 1-9, 1 female 26-44
1810 Census1810Lyndon, Caledonia Co., VT, USA, 12 Total; 31010-32110; 3 male <10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 26-44//3 female <10, 2 female 10-15, 1 female 16-25, 1 female 26-44
Mil. Enls1812in the War of
1820 Census1820Lyndon, Caledonia Co., VT, USA, 6 Individuals: 1 male = 0-10 (1810-1820), 1 male = 10-16 (1804-1810), 1 male = 45+ (bef. 1775)// 1 female =10-16 (1810-1804), 1 female =16-26 (1794-1804), 1 female = 45+ (bef. 1775)
1830 Census1830Lyndon, Caledonia Co., VT, USA, 6 Total: 2 male 20 to 30 (1801-1810), 1 male 50 to 60 (1771-1780) // 2 female 20 to 30 (1801-1810), 1 female 50 to 60 (1771-1780)
DeathFeb 20, 1844Lyndon, Caledonia Co., VT, USA, age 78 y 4 m
BurialLyndon Town Cemetery, Lyndon, Caledonia Co., VT, USA
ProblemAll Lancaster VRs dates on p. 125 (that gives his birth as 1760) are contradicted elsewhere in Nourse; NOTE: "The foregoing are the Descendants of John Houghton from Lancashire England and his wife Anna. Entered by request of Henry Houghton, of Putney Vermont..."; Henry also gives erroneous dates for Abraham's marriage and his bd

J.W.Houghton, p. 334 gives some children with dates; p. 521 gives different children with dates (latter listed in DAR lineage books); and p. 363 gives different children without any dates.

Family

Betsey Axdel b. 30 Jun 1770, d. 31 Mar 1843
Marriage*Jacob Houghton married Betsey Axdel
Children

Kezia Houghton

F, #13048, b. circa 1759, d. 14 February 1811

Family

Capt. William Fairbank b. 7 Mar 1759, d. 5 Mar 1810
Marriage*Kezia Houghton married Capt. William Fairbank on Dec 9, 1779 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Capt. William Fairbank

M, #13049, b. 7 March 1759, d. 5 March 1810

Biography

BirthMar 7, 1759Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Milit-Begbetween 1776 and 1778Rev. War; Jan. 1776, 2 mos. under Capt. Ezra Sawyer; Jul 1776, 5 mos. under Capt. Samuel Sawyer, Col. Smith; Dec. 1776, 3 mos. under Capt. Eager, Col. Whitney. Summer 1777, 2 mos. under Capt. White; Spring 1778, 9 mos. under Capt. Belknap, Col. Wade
MarriageDec 9, 1779Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathMar 5, 1810Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA
BurialCookshire Cemetery, Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, ae 51y

Family

Kezia Houghton b. c 1759, d. 14 Feb 1811
Marriage*Capt. William Fairbank married Kezia Houghton on Dec 9, 1779 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Benjamin Houghton

M, #13050, b. 11 July 1749, d. 1819
Father*Benjamin Houghton b. c 1715, d. b 9 Jan 1764
Mother*Mary Ball d. b 1764

Biography

BirthJul 11, 1749Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageJun 1, 1779Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
1790 Census1790Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 1 male 16+, 2 females
1800 Census1800Bolton, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 00001-00010; 1 male 45+; 1 female 26-44
Death1819wife a widow in 1830

Family

Rebecca Tucker b. 12 Mar 1756, d. 12 Nov 1830
Marriage*Benjamin Houghton married Rebecca Tucker on Jun 1, 1779 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA