Deborah Sawyer

F, #1591, b. 25 April 1727
Father*Amos Sawyer b. 20 Jun 1693, d. 20 Nov 1753
Mother*Abigail Houghton b. 18 Apr 1689, d. 20 Nov 1753

Biography

BirthApr 25, 1727Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family

Darius Sawyer b. 4 Nov 1720, d. 13 Aug 1789
Children

David Sawyer

M, #1592, b. 29 March 1729
Father*Amos Sawyer b. 20 Jun 1693, d. 20 Nov 1753
Mother*Abigail Houghton b. 18 Apr 1689, d. 20 Nov 1753

Biography

BirthMar 29, 1729Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: Mar. 29, 1728

Amos Sawyer

M, #1593, b. 30 September 1733, d. 2 January 1768
Father*Amos Sawyer b. 20 Jun 1693, d. 20 Nov 1753
Mother*Abigail Houghton b. 18 Apr 1689, d. 20 Nov 1753

Biography

BirthSep 30, 1733Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageJan 9, 1755
DeathJan 2, 1768MLM: Jan 12, 1768

Family

Mary Rugg
Marriage*Amos Sawyer married Mary Rugg on Jan 9, 1755. 
Children

Deborah Wilder

F, #1594, b. 1692, d. 7 November 1763
Father*John Wilder b. 1646, d. 1718
Mother*Hannah Atherton b. 10 Jan 1657, d. 4 Jan 1737/38

Biography

Birth1692Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Not in Lancaster VR
MarriageBT, LWL: questions marriage of D. Wilder and Robert Houghton; CJV: probate records verify marriage
MarriageNov 30, 1720Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VR: p.18: Deborah Houghton, by J. Houghton; Littleton VR: 1718
DeathNov 7, 1763Groton, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, "in her 72d year (gravestone at Groton)."
BurialOld Burying Ground, Groton, MA, USA, "Here lies the Body of Mrs. Deborah (Houghton) Longley
Relict of Deacon John Longley who departed this life
November the 7th AD 1763 in the 72d year of her Age."

Family 1

Robert Houghton Jr b. c 1688, d. b May 1718
Marriage*Deborah Wilder married Robert Houghton Jr, son of Robert Houghton and Esther Leppingwell, BT, LWL: questions marriage of D. Wilder and Robert Houghton; CJV: probate records verify marriage. 
Children

Family 2

John Longley b. 1682, d. 25 May 1750
Marriage*Deborah Wilder married John Longley on Nov 30, 1720 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VR: p.18: Deborah Houghton, by J. Houghton; Littleton VR: 1718. 
Children

Robert Houghton

M, #1595, b. circa 1710, d. before 1727
Father*Robert Houghton Jr b. c 1688, d. b May 1718
Mother*Deborah Wilder b. 1692, d. 7 Nov 1763

Biography

Birthcirca 1710Oldest son; next born in 1712
Deathbefore 1727MA, USA, CJV: not given guardianship in 1727 nor inheritance in 1733; Burr & Gage: "oldest son, deceased in 1727."

Esther Houghton

F, #1596, b. 1712
Father*Robert Houghton Jr b. c 1688, d. b May 1718
Mother*Deborah Wilder b. 1692, d. 7 Nov 1763

Biography

Birth1712MA, USA, Burr & Gage: "fifteen years old in 1727"; H.E. Woods: 1713
Not in Groton VR
MarriageNov 22, 1733Groton, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
MarriageJan 10, 1758Pepperell, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, His 2nd; Easther Woods (Esther CR 1); Shattuck: Esther Woods, widow of Moses Woods

Family 1

Moses Woods b. 6 Jul 1709, d. 20 Oct 1755
Marriage*Esther Houghton married Moses Woods on Nov 22, 1733 at Groton, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
Children

Family 2

Ens. David Shattuck
Marriage*Esther Houghton married Ens. David Shattuck on Jan 10, 1758 at Pepperell, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, His 2nd; Easther Woods (Esther CR 1); Shattuck: Esther Woods, widow of Moses Woods. 

Ebenezer Houghton

M, #1597, b. 1714, d. 13 May 1790
Father*Robert Houghton Jr b. c 1688, d. b May 1718
Mother*Deborah Wilder b. 1692, d. 7 Nov 1763

Biography

Birth1714MA, USA, Burr & Gage: "thirteen years old in 1727"; MLM: 1715/16; dd calc = 1716
MarriageJan 9, 1751/52Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
1790 Census1790Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 2 males 16+; 4 females
DeathMay 13, 1790Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, a. 74
BurialOld Pine Grove Cemetery, Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family

Susannah Farnsworth b. 28 Apr 1720, d. 27 Jan 1803
Marriage*Ebenezer Houghton married Susannah Farnsworth on Jan 9, 1751/52 at Harvard, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Deborah Houghton

F, #1598, b. 1717
Father*Robert Houghton Jr b. c 1688, d. b May 1718
Mother*Deborah Wilder b. 1692, d. 7 Nov 1763

Biography

Birth1717Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: "ten years old in 1727"
MarriageApr 26, 1742Groton, Middlesex Co., MA, USA

Family

Jonathan Holdin
Marriage*Deborah Houghton married Jonathan Holdin on Apr 26, 1742 at Groton, Middlesex Co., MA, USA
Children

Elizabeth Bennett

F, #1599, b. 9 November 1699, d. 2 April 1746

Biography

BirthNov 9, 1699Lancaster, MA, USA, Virkus: ca. 1698; Davis: c 1698, Lancaster, MA
MarriageApr 8, 1719Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathApr 2, 1746Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 48 per GS; JWH & MLM: 13 Jan 1739/40; Davis: Jan 13, 1739
BurialOld Burial Ground, Boylston, Worcester Co., MA, USA, In Memory of Mrs. Elisabeth Houghton ye wife of Mr. Joshua Houghton who Died April ye 2nd 1746 in ye 48 Year of her age

Family

Joshua Houghton b. 1695, d. bt 4 Mar 1777 - 1779
Marriage*Elizabeth Bennett married Joshua Houghton, son of Robert Houghton and Esther Leppingwell, on Apr 8, 1719 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Jerusha Houghton

F, #1600, b. 6 January 1719/20, d. 17 May 1812
Father*Joshua Houghton b. 1695, d. bt 4 Mar 1777 - 1779
Mother*Elizabeth Bennett b. 9 Nov 1699, d. 2 Apr 1746

Family

Nathaniel Bixby
Children

Joshua Houghton Jr.

M, #1601, b. 6 May 1721, d. 6 May 1721
Father*Joshua Houghton b. 1695, d. bt 4 Mar 1777 - 1779
Mother*Elizabeth Bennett b. 9 Nov 1699, d. 2 Apr 1746

Biography

BirthMay 6, 1721Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathMay 6, 1721Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Saul Houghton

M, #1602, b. 6 May 1722, d. 4 November 1814
Father*Joshua Houghton b. 1695, d. bt 4 Mar 1777 - 1779
Mother*Elizabeth Bennett b. 9 Nov 1699, d. 2 Apr 1746

Biography

BirthMay 6, 1722Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
1790 Census1790Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 2 males 16+, 1 female
1800 Census1800Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, 00011-00002; 1 male 26-44, 1 male 45+; 2 female 45+
DeathNov 4, 1814Sterling, Worcester Co., MA, USA, age 92 1/2

Family

Mary Matthews d. 10 Apr 1802
Children

Orphah Houghton

F, #1603, b. 6 November 1724
Father*Joshua Houghton b. 1695, d. bt 4 Mar 1777 - 1779
Mother*Elizabeth Bennett b. 9 Nov 1699, d. 2 Apr 1746

Biography

BirthNov 6, 1724Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageJan 2, 1751/52Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Shrewsbury VR: Jan. 2, 1751
MarriageDec 25, 1777Holden, MA, USA

Family 1

Josiah Cutting b. 7 Mar 1726/27
Marriage*Orphah Houghton married Josiah Cutting on Jan 2, 1751/52 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Shrewsbury VR: Jan. 2, 1751. 
Children

Family 2

Aaron Glazer b. 4 Aug 1756, d. 5 May 1833
Marriage*Orphah Houghton married Aaron Glazer on Dec 25, 1777 at Holden, MA, USA

Vashti Houghton

F, #1604, b. 7 May 1727, d. 10 February 1805
Father*Joshua Houghton b. 1695, d. bt 4 Mar 1777 - 1779
Mother*Elizabeth Bennett b. 9 Nov 1699, d. 2 Apr 1746

Family

Jonathan Prescott b. 1722, d. 8 Mar 1810
Marriage*Vashti Houghton married Jonathan Prescott, son of Ebenezer Prescott and Ruth Hobart, on Jul 3, 1746 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Solomon Houghton

M, #1605, b. 5 June 1729, d. 26 March 1781
Father*Joshua Houghton b. 1695, d. bt 4 Mar 1777 - 1779
Mother*Elizabeth Bennett b. 9 Nov 1699, d. 2 Apr 1746

Notable Houghton

     Y. Notable Houghton: a Tory Loyalist in the Rev. War who remained loyal with the British.

Biography

BirthJun 5, 1729Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: Worcester Deeds, lib. 45, p. 561; JWH: 6,5,1729; MLM: July 5
MarriageNov 7, 1751Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Mellen; JWH: 30 Dec 1784 [for both Solomon and his brother Tirus]
Milit-Begcirca 1757He was in a Lancaster foot company that marched on the late alarm at Ft. William Henry as far as Springfield, MA.
DeathMar 26, 1781Lancaster, MA, USA

Family

Deliverance Ross b. 13 Jun 1735, d. 11 Sep 1810
Marriage*Solomon Houghton married Deliverance Ross on Nov 7, 1751 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Mellen; JWH: 30 Dec 1784 [for both Solomon and his brother Tirus]. 
Children

Tiras Houghton

M, #1606, b. 16 April 1732, d. circa 1761
Father*Joshua Houghton b. 1695, d. bt 4 Mar 1777 - 1779
Mother*Elizabeth Bennett b. 9 Nov 1699, d. 2 Apr 1746

Biography

BirthApr 16, 1732Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: Worcester Deeds, lib. 47, p. 28
MarriageJan, 1755Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Mrs. Rachel House
Deathcirca 1761Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VRs: Tirus and Rachel Houghton died between 1748 and 1770; Burr & Gage: pre 1763, Worcester Deeds, lib. 50, p. 208; JWH: 'Both d. previous to 1770, n.f.r.'; MLM, Weis: pre Oct. 11, 1761 and pre 1763; Probate: c 1761

Family

Rachel House d. b 1769
Marriage*Tiras Houghton married Rachel House on Jan, 1755 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Mrs. Rachel House. 
Children

Hiram Houghton

M, #1607, b. 6 June 1735, d. 25 September 1745
Father*Joshua Houghton b. 1695, d. bt 4 Mar 1777 - 1779
Mother*Elizabeth Bennett b. 9 Nov 1699, d. 2 Apr 1746

Biography

BirthJun 6, 1735Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: 6 Jan. 1735;

Name: Hiram Houghton
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 06 Jun 1735
Birthplace: LANCASTER,WORCESTER,MASSACHUSETTS
Father's Name: Joshua Houghton
Mother's Name: Elisabeth
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C50038-1
System Origin: Massachusetts-ODM
Source Film Number: 547550
Collection: Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915
DeathSep 25, 1745MA, USA
BurialOld Burial Ground, Boylston, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Hiram ye son of Mr.
Joshua & Mrs.
Elisabeth Houghton
who Died Sep 25th
1745 in ye 12th
Year of his
Age

Nathaniel Bixby

M, #1608

Family

Jerusha Houghton b. 6 Jan 1719/20, d. 17 May 1812
Children

Mary Matthews

F, #1609, d. 10 April 1802

Family

Saul Houghton b. 6 May 1722, d. 4 Nov 1814
Children

Josiah Cutting

M, #1610, b. 7 March 1726/27

Biography

BirthMar 7, 1726/27Shrewsbury, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageJan 2, 1751/52Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Shrewsbury VR: Jan. 2, 1751

Family

Orphah Houghton b. 6 Nov 1724
Marriage*Josiah Cutting married Orphah Houghton, daughter of Joshua Houghton and Elizabeth Bennett, on Jan 2, 1751/52 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Shrewsbury VR: Jan. 2, 1751. 
Children

Aaron Glazer

M, #1611, b. 4 August 1756, d. 5 May 1833

Biography

BirthAug 4, 1756Shrewsbury, MA, USA
MarriageDec 25, 1777Holden, MA, USA
DeathMay 5, 1833

Family

Orphah Houghton b. 6 Nov 1724
Marriage*Aaron Glazer married Orphah Houghton, daughter of Joshua Houghton and Elizabeth Bennett, on Dec 25, 1777 at Holden, MA, USA

Jonathan Prescott

M, #1612, b. 1722, d. 8 March 1810
Father*Ebenezer Prescott b. 1682
Mother*Ruth Hobart

Family

Vashti Houghton b. 7 May 1727, d. 10 Feb 1805
Marriage*Jonathan Prescott married Vashti Houghton, daughter of Joshua Houghton and Elizabeth Bennett, on Jul 3, 1746 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
Children

Deliverance Ross

F, #1613, b. 13 June 1735, d. 11 September 1810

Biography

BirthJun 13, 1735Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
MarriageNov 7, 1751Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Mellen; JWH: 30 Dec 1784 [for both Solomon and his brother Tirus]
DeathSep 11, 1810Marlboro, Windham Co., VT, USA, age 76; Davis: Boylston, MA
BurialKing Cemetery, Marlboro, Windham Co., VT, USA, In Memory of Mrs. Deliverance wife of Mr. Solomon Houghton of Boylston Mass. who died Sept 11, 1810 AE 76 Years

Family

Solomon Houghton b. 5 Jun 1729, d. 26 Mar 1781
Marriage*Deliverance Ross married Solomon Houghton, son of Joshua Houghton and Elizabeth Bennett, on Nov 7, 1751 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by J. Mellen; JWH: 30 Dec 1784 [for both Solomon and his brother Tirus]. 
Children

Rachel House

F, #1614, d. before 1769

Biography

Deathbefore 1769Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, MLM: pre. 1763

Family

Tiras Houghton b. 16 Apr 1732, d. c 1761
MarriageRachel House married Tiras Houghton, son of Joshua Houghton and Elizabeth Bennett, on Jan, 1755 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Mrs. Rachel House. 
Children

Elizabeth Rugg

F, #1616, b. between 8 June 1723 and 1724, d. 13 February 1779

Biography

MarriageFeb 23, 1724/25Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Nourse: by J. Houghton
MarriageMay 12, 1758Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA
DeathFeb 13, 1779Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family 1

Gershom Houghton b. 1691, d. 3 Apr 1757
Marriage*Elizabeth Rugg married Gershom Houghton, son of Robert Houghton and Esther Leppingwell, on Feb 23, 1724/25 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Nourse: by J. Houghton. 
Children

Family 2

Daniel Knight b. c 1690, d. 27 Oct 1767
Marriage*Elizabeth Rugg married Daniel Knight on May 12, 1758 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Abiathar Houghton Sr

M, #1617, b. 21 January 1725/26, d. 8 January 1777
Father*Gershom Houghton b. 1691, d. 3 Apr 1757
Mother*Elizabeth Rugg b. bt 8 Jun 1723 - 1724, d. 13 Feb 1779

Biography

BirthJan 21, 1725/26Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 1725
Mil. Serv.between 1747 and 1755MLM, Cutter: Corporal Abiathur in the muster roll of a mounted company commanded by John Carter of Lancaster for the relief of Ft. William Henry as far as Springfield, MA. In roll of Capt. Ephraim Wilder Jun. 7, 1747 to Narraganset #2 and Paquage and Neichewoage five days, just after 2 soldiers at Ashby were slain and the family of John Fitch were taken in captivity. In 1755 he was a sergeant in Capt. Benjamin Ballard's. On roll of Capt. Benjamin Ballard, 1757.
MarriageJul 3, 1750Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by Josiah Converse, Esq.
Milit-BegPVT MA; Mass. Soldiers: "Houghton, Abiathar, Leominster. Private, Capt. Joshua Wood's co. which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge; service, 23 days."
DeathJan 8, 1777Leominister, Worcester Co., MA, USA, intestate
BurialPine Grove Cemetery, Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family

Milicent Carter b. 29 Aug 1726, d. 24 Dec 1813
Marriage*Abiathar Houghton Sr married Milicent Carter, daughter of Samuel Carter Jr. and Jemimah Houghton, on Jul 3, 1750 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, by Josiah Converse, Esq. 
Children

Tamar Houghton

F, #1618, b. 5 December 1733, d. 11 December 1809
Father*Gershom Houghton b. 1691, d. 3 Apr 1757
Mother*Elizabeth Rugg b. bt 8 Jun 1723 - 1724, d. 13 Feb 1779

Biography

BirthDec 5, 1733Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, JWH: 1732
MarriageApr 20, 1763Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VRs: p.102; 2 - Petersham VR,p. 111
DeathDec 11, 1809Leominster, Worcester Co., MA, USA

Family

Levi Woods b. 31 Mar 1735, d. 20 May 1779
Marriage*Tamar Houghton married Levi Woods on Apr 20, 1763 at Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Lancaster VRs: p.102; 2 - Petersham VR,p. 111. 
Children

Joanna Joslin

F, #1619, b. 1702, d. June 1792

Biography

Birth1702Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, dd calc
MarriageNov 22, 1722Concord, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, by Justice Minott; Baily: mp and Dec 22, 1722
DeathJun, 1792Concord, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, age 90

Family

Thomas Houghton Sr b. b 1695
Marriage*Joanna Joslin married Thomas Houghton Sr, son of Robert Houghton and Esther Leppingwell, on Nov 22, 1722 at Concord, Middlesex Co., MA, USA, by Justice Minott; Baily: mp and Dec 22, 1722. 
Children

Peter Houghton

M, #1620, b. 11 January 1723/24
Father*Thomas Houghton Sr b. b 1695
Mother*Joanna Joslin b. 1702, d. Jun 1792

Biography

BirthJan 11, 1723/24Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, USA, Burr & Gage: 11, 1 mo., 1723/4
Milit-BegMar, 1755In muster roll of Capt. Joseph Whitcomb's Company til close of the war. In Roll of Capt. James Reed 1756. In Capt. Whitcomb's company for the reduction of Canada.