Florence Houghton1

F, #79291, b. circa 1912
Father*William Aloysious Houghton1 b. 6 Sep 1886
Mother*Cedelia (?)1 b. bt 1889 - 1891

Biography

Birthcirca 1912PA, USA, age 8 in 1920 census; age 18 in 1930 census1

Citations

  1. [S1233] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , Eddystone, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania; Roll: T626_2030; Enumeration District: 63; page 259, sheet 10A, line 35, dwl 1303-188-194.

Mary A. Houghton1

F, #79292, b. circa 1914
Father*William Aloysious Houghton1 b. 6 Sep 1886
Mother*Cedelia (?)1 b. bt 1889 - 1891

Biography

Birthcirca 1914PA, USA, age 6 in 1920 census; age 16 in 1930 census; age 24, DE, in 1940 census1

Citations

  1. [S1233] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , Eddystone, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania; Roll: T626_2030; Enumeration District: 63; page 259, sheet 10A, line 35, dwl 1303-188-194.

Helen M. Houghton1

F, #79293, b. circa 1918
Father*William Aloysious Houghton1 b. 6 Sep 1886
Mother*Cedelia (?)1 b. bt 1889 - 1891

Biography

Birthcirca 1918PA, USA, age 2 7/12 in 1920 census; age 11 in 1930 census; age 21 in 1940 census1

Citations

  1. [S1233] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , Eddystone, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania; Roll: T626_2030; Enumeration District: 63; page 259, sheet 10A, line 35, dwl 1303-188-194.

William Henry Houghton1

M, #79294, b. 17 April 1881

Biography

BirthApr 17, 1881London, England, age 49 in 1930 census2,1
Marriagecirca 1906age 25 and 212
1930 Census1930Haverford, Delaware Co., PA, USA, age 49, US postal service2
Mil. DraftApr 27, 1942WWII, age 613
Duplicate

Family

Ella M. (?) b. c 1885
Marriage*William Henry Houghton married Ella M. (?) on circa 1906 age 25 and 21.2 

Citations

  1. [S1308] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, online http://content.ancestry.com, Roll: 1852290.
  2. [S1233] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , Haverford, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania; Roll: T626_2031; Enumeration District: 72; page 86, sheet 12A, line 28, dwl 1522-299-301.
  3. [S1323] "WWII Draft Registration 1942", WW2_2240438.

Ella M. (?)1

F, #79295, b. circa 1885

Biography

Birthcirca 1885TX, USA, age 45 in 1930 census1
Marriagecirca 1906age 25 and 211
1930 Census1930Haverford, Delaware Co., PA, USA, age 49, US postal service1

Family

William Henry Houghton b. 17 Apr 1881
Marriage*Ella M. (?) married William Henry Houghton on circa 1906 age 25 and 21.1 

Citations

  1. [S1233] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , Haverford, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania; Roll: T626_2031; Enumeration District: 72; page 86, sheet 12A, line 28, dwl 1522-299-301.

George Ellwood Houghton1

M, #79296, b. 22 October 1905, d. 7 January 1994
Father*George Euclid Houghton2 b. 30 Mar 1868, d. 26 Dec 1955
Mother*Edith Fairchild2 b. 25 Feb 1872, d. 26 Jun 1964

Biography

BirthOct 22, 1905Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, USA, age 4 in 1910 census; age 14 in 1920 census; age 24 in 1930 census; age 34 in 1940 census2
1940 Census1940Palmyra, Wayne Co., NY, USA, age 34, 3 years of college, textile supervisor; and parents in law Rev. Ted and Emma Sloat, ages 65, born NY, lived in Los Angeles CA3
DeathJan 7, 1994Bethany Villages, Horseheads, NY, USA
BurialPalmyra Cemetery, Palmyra, NY, USA

Family

Florence Wilmena Sloat b. 1 Mar 1899, d. 17 Oct 1997
MarriageGeorge Ellwood Houghton married Florence Wilmena Sloat on Oct 18, 1930.3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S882] Ancestry.Com, online www.ancestry.com, http://interactive.ancestry.com/5062/41262_b139515-00188/…*%26gsln_x%3d1%26msydy%3d1906%26msydy_x%3d1%26msypn__ftp%3dMassachusetts%252c%2bUSA%26msypn__ftp_x%3d1%26cpxt%3d0%26catBucket%3drstp%26uidh%3d3d2%26msydp%3d2%26cp%3d0%26pcat%3dROOT_CATEGORY%26h%3d1764639%26recoff%3d9%2b10%2b43%26db%3dMAVitalRecords%26indiv%3d1%26ml_rpos%3d3&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnRecord.
  2. [S1232] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , Westtown, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania; Roll: Roll: T625_1551, ED: 109, sheet 5B, line84, dwl X-92-95.
  3. [S1479] 1940 U.S. Federal Census , Palmyra, Wayne, New York; Roll: T627_2801; Page: 61A; Enumeration District: 59-36.

George W. Houghton1

M, #79297, b. circa 1902

Biography

Birthcirca 1902MA, USA, age 28 in 1930 census1
Marriage1923age 23
1930 Census1930Upper Darby, Delaware Co., PA, USA, age 28, a salesman1

Citations

  1. [S1233] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , Upper Darby, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania; Roll: T626_2033; Enumeration District: 149; sheet 11B, line 81, dwl 208-360-472.

Mary Ella Gilmore

F, #79298, b. circa 1896, d. 1986

Biography

Birthcirca 1896Philadelphia, PA, USA, age 34 in 1930 census1
Marriage1928Philadelphia, PA, USA, age 34 and 321
1930 Census1930Upper Darby, Delaware Co., PA, USA, age 36, a marble estimator; and brother in law Ellis Jackson, 45, England, and his daughter Mary E. Jackson, 16, PA1
1940 Census1940Philadelphia, PA, USA, age 46, none; Mary, textile weaver2
Death1986Newport Gap Pike, DE, USA
ObituaryFeb 5, 1986Willington, DE, USA, Mary E. Houghton
Mary E. Houghton. 90. died of congestive heart failure and pneumonia Monday in Emily P Bissell Hospital. Newport Gap Pike, where she had lived for three years
Born in Philadelphia. Mrs. Houghton lived in the Wilmington area since the 1930s
She and her husband. Robert, who died in 1961. operated a newsstand from 1938 to 1945 at the B&O Railroad station house. Delaware Avenue and Du Pont Street. They later operated a variety store for about 20 years at 1800 Delaware Ave.
Mrs Houghton was a member of Mount Salem United Methodist Church.
She leaves no immediate survivors.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday in Doherty Funeral Home. 1900 Delaware Ave , where friends may call one hour earlier. Burial will be in Mount Moriah Cemetery. Philadelphia,

Family

Robert Willard Houghton b. 6 Nov 1893, d. 1961
Marriage*Mary Ella Gilmore married Robert Willard Houghton, son of James Adelbert Houghton and Jennie Thompson, on 1928 at Philadelphia, PA, USA, age 34 and 32.1 

Citations

  1. [S1233] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , Upper Darby, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania; Roll: T626_2034; Enumeration District: 156; sheet 4B, line 72, dwl 61-85-85.
  2. [S1479] 1940 U.S. Federal Census , Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: m-t0627-03748; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 51-1971.

John William Houghton1,2

M, #79299, b. 14 December 1888, d. 4 November 1942
Father*Mat Houghton1 b. Jun 1856

Biography

BirthDec 14, 1888Ashtabula, Ashtabula Co., OH, USA, age 31 in 1920 census; age 41 in 1930 census1,3
Marriagecirca 1909age 20
Mil. DraftJun 5, 1917Erie, Erie Co., PA, USA, age 28, sailor, Wynadotte Transfer Co., wife and 4 children3
1930 Census1930Erie, Erie Co., PA, USA, age 50, a widow; John W., age 41, fish tug laborer1
DeathNov 4, 19422

Citations

  1. [S1233] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , Erie, Erie Co., Pennsylvania; Roll: T626_2037; Enumeration District: 64; sheet 6B, line 88, dwl 125-149.
  2. [S1323] "WWII Draft Registration 1942", WW2_2240438.
  3. [S1308] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, online http://content.ancestry.com, Roll: 2022694.

Mat Houghton1

M, #79300, b. June 1856

Biography

BirthJun, 1856Finland, Finland given by sons John and Alfred; age 43, OH, in 1900 census
Marriage1

Family 1

Children

Family 2

Joanna Huhtaketio
Marriage*Mat Houghton married Joanna Huhtaketio.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1387] Www.familysearch.org, online www.familysearch.org, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XZS5-BPP : accessed 13 December 2015), Alfred Houghton and Rosa Mulpas, 26 Sep 1914; citing Athens, Ohio, United States, reference 245; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 2,321,535.
  2. [S1233] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , Erie, Erie Co., Pennsylvania; Roll: T626_2037; Enumeration District: 64; sheet 6B, line 88, dwl 125-149.

Ida J. Houghton1

F, #79301, b. circa 1880
Father*Mat Houghton1 b. Jun 1856

Biography

Birthcirca 1880OH, USA, age 40 in 1920 census; age 50 in 1930 census1
Marriagecirca 1900she age 201
1920 Census1920Erie, Erie Co., PA, USA, age 39, foundry molder2
1930 Census1930Erie, Erie Co., PA, USA, age 50, a widow; John W., age 41, fish tug laborer1

Family

Emil Hill b. c 1881, d. b 1930
Marriage*Ida J. Houghton married Emil Hill on circa 1900 she age 20.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1233] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , Erie, Erie Co., Pennsylvania; Roll: T626_2037; Enumeration District: 64; sheet 6B, line 88, dwl 125-149.
  2. [S1232] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , Erie Ward 4, Erie, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1565; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 96; line 35, dwl 1134-134-162.

Emil Hill1

M, #79302, b. circa 1881, d. before 1930

Biography

Birthcirca 1881Finland, age 39 in 1920 census
Marriagecirca 1900she age 201
1920 Census1920Erie, Erie Co., PA, USA, age 39, foundry molder2
Deathbefore 1930

Family

Ida J. Houghton b. c 1880
Marriage*Emil Hill married Ida J. Houghton, daughter of Mat Houghton, on circa 1900 she age 20.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1233] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , Erie, Erie Co., Pennsylvania; Roll: T626_2037; Enumeration District: 64; sheet 6B, line 88, dwl 125-149.
  2. [S1232] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , Erie Ward 4, Erie, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1565; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 96; line 35, dwl 1134-134-162.

Emil C. Hill1

M, #79303, b. circa 1918
Father*Emil Hill1 b. c 1881, d. b 1930
Mother*Ida J. Houghton1 b. c 1880

Biography

Birthcirca 1918PA, USA, age 12 in 1930 census1

Citations

  1. [S1233] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , Erie, Erie Co., Pennsylvania; Roll: T626_2037; Enumeration District: 64; sheet 6B, line 88, dwl 125-149.

Fred H. Houghton1,2

M, #79304, b. 16 October 1882
Father*Lucius Whiteson Houghton b. 5 Aug 1855, d. 29 Jul 1910
Mother*Alice M. Tourney1 b. Jan 1861, d. 1945

Biography

BirthOct 16, 1882Akron, Summit Co., OH, USA, Oct 1883, age 16 in 1900 census; age 38 in 1920 census; age 46 in 1930 census; age 58 in 1940 census2
1900 Census1900Andover, Ashtabula Co., OH, USA, also boarding, 8 houses from parents, with Cyrus and Esther Russell; 2nd enumeration3
Marriage4
Mil. DraftSep 12, 1918Erie Co., PA, USA, age 36, manager2
1920 Census1920Erie, Erie Co., PA, USA, age 38, dept. store manager5
1930 Census1930Erie, Erie Co., PA, USA, age 46, lumber factory salesman; next door to Alice M. Houghton; listed as son of Boyd and Rebecca Boyd1
1940 Census1940Pittsburgh, Allegany Co., PA, USA, age 58, wholesale lumber salesman; living with Joseph and Agnes P. Vickerman, 60 & 58, Canada & PA4

Family

(?) Vickerman
Marriage*Fred H. Houghton married (?) Vickerman.4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1233] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , Erie, Erie Co., Pennsylvania; Roll: T626_2037; Enumeration District: 90; sheet 7B, line 98, dwl 312-165-203.
  2. [S1308] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, online http://content.ancestry.com, Roll: 2022696.
  3. [S1230] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , Andover, Ashtabula Co., Ohio; Roll:T623; Enumeration District: 1; Sheet: 3A; line 15, dwl 58-58.
  4. [S1479] 1940 U.S. Federal Census , Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3675; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 69-767; line 37, dwl 1152.
  5. [S1232] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , Erie Ward 6, Erie, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1566; Page: 17B; Enumeration District: 107; line 82, dwl 312-264-465.

Cyrenus Vail1

M, #79305, b. circa 1839

Biography

Birthcirca 1839NY, USA, age 31 in 1870 census1
Marriage1
1870 Census1870Gouvenrneur, Saint Lawrence Co., NY, USA, age 42, a farmer, property $4000-6001

Family

Charlotte Houghton b. c 1838
Marriage*Cyrenus Vail married Charlotte Houghton, daughter of William Peck Houghton and Tamar Fuller.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1228] 1870 U.S. Federal Census , Gouverneur, Saint Lawrence, Roll: M593_1097, Page: 279, dwl 537.

Edward Vail1

M, #79306, b. circa 1862
Father*Cyrenus Vail1 b. c 1839
Mother*Charlotte Houghton1 b. c 1838

Biography

Birthcirca 1862NY, USA, age 8 in 1870 census1

Citations

  1. [S1228] 1870 U.S. Federal Census , Gouverneur, Saint Lawrence, Roll: M593_1097, Page: 279, dwl 537.

Doris I. Smith1

F, #79307, b. 30 January 1919, d. 28 September 2007

Biography

BirthJan 30, 1919Burr Oak, MI, USA, age 21 in 1940 census2
MarriageNov 24, 19371
1940 CensusApr 16, 1940Bethel, Branch Co., MI, USA, age 22, display fixture factory tool maker3
DeathSep 28, 2007Bronson, Branch Co., MI, USA, age 882
ObituarySep 30, 2007Doris I. Houghton

Published: Sunday, September 30, 2007 8:38 PM CDT
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BRONSON - Doris I. Houghton, age 88, of Bronson, Mich., died Friday morning, Sept. 28, 2007, at the Community Health Center of Branch County. She had been residing at Maple Lawn Medical Care Facility since December 2006.

Doris was born January 30, 1919, in Burr Oak, Mich., a daughter of Arthur and Nellie (Kuhn) Smith, and graduated from Burr Oak High School in 1937. She then moved to Bronson after her marriage to Elmer Houghton Sr. On Nov. 24, 1937. Elmer died Jan. 9, 2005.

Doris was a homemaker and family Matriarch. Family was a very important part of her life. She always looked forward to and loved family gatherings. Doris was a faithful and active member of the First Congregational Church of Bronson where she taught Sunday School for over 40 years. She was also a Girl Scout Leader in the Bronson area for 35 years.


Doris was a life member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Bronson, a long time member of the Mystic Star O.E.S. #354; a long standing Rotary Ann in Bronson where she was honored as a Paul Harris Fellow and she attended many Rotary Conventions with her husband. She enjoyed reading, bowling, crossword puzzles and card games.

Surviving are: her daughter, Jean Roussey of Bronson; daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Keith Tracy of Bronson; sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry and Anne Houghton of Bronson and Elmer and Jackie Houghton Jr. Of Wayland, Mich; grandchildren, Robin (Bryan) Schultz, Scott (Tina ) Andrews, Steve Houghton, Mark (Patty) Houghton, Michael (Kyle) Houghton, Jody (Rod) Sunday, Matthew (Karen) Houghton, Kenneth (Elaine Lirot) Houghton, John (Tatiana) Andrews, Tonya (Doug) McKerchie, Tom (Lee) Bidwell, Mary (Dave) Cleveland, Barbara (Tom) Bertsch and Martin (Lena Herl) Houghton; 28 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, two nieces and two nephews.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Elmer Houghton, Sr; two great-grandchildren, Zachary Wojack and Paige Andrews; and her sister, Myrtle Nash.




The family will receive friends from 2 -4 and 6-8 p.m. today at the Kolcz Funeral Home in Bronson. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the First Congregational Church of Bronson with Pastor Terry Siler officiating. Interment will follow in Bronson Cemetery.

Memorial Donations may be made to the First Congregational Church or to the Bronson Food Pantry.2
Burial2007Bronson Cemetery, Bronson, Branch Co., MI, USA2

Family

Elmer S. Houghton b. 19 Feb 1918, d. 9 Jan 2005
Marriage*Doris I. Smith married Elmer S. Houghton, son of George Howard Houghton and Helen Louise Devlin, on Nov 24, 1937.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S93] Newspaper Obituary, Elmer S. Houghton - Battle Creek Enquirer (Jan/12/2005), MI.
  2. [S93] Newspaper Obituary, http://www.sturgisjournal.com/articles/2007/09/30/…
  3. [S1479] 1940 U.S. Federal Census , Bethel, Branch, Michigan; Roll: T627_1734; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 12-3A; line 13, dwl 49.

Jean Houghton1

F, #79308
Father*Elmer S. Houghton1 b. 19 Feb 1918, d. 9 Jan 2005
Mother*Doris I. Smith1 b. 30 Jan 1919, d. 28 Sep 2007

Biography

BirthBronson, Branch Co., MI, USA1
Marriage1
Duplicate

Family

Dominic Roussey
Marriage*Jean Houghton married Dominic Roussey.1 

Citations

  1. [S93] Newspaper Obituary, Elmer S. Houghton - Battle Creek Enquirer (Jan/12/2005), MI.

Dominic Roussey1

M, #79309

Biography

Marriage1
Duplicate

Family

Jean Houghton
Marriage*Dominic Roussey married Jean Houghton, daughter of Elmer S. Houghton and Doris I. Smith.1 

Citations

  1. [S93] Newspaper Obituary, Elmer S. Houghton - Battle Creek Enquirer (Jan/12/2005), MI.

Judy Houghton1

F, #79310
Father*Elmer S. Houghton1 b. 19 Feb 1918, d. 9 Jan 2005
Mother*Doris I. Smith1 b. 30 Jan 1919, d. 28 Sep 2007

Biography

BirthBronson, Branch Co., MI, USA1
Marriage1

Family

Keith Tracy
Marriage*Judy Houghton married Keith Tracy.1 

Citations

  1. [S93] Newspaper Obituary, Elmer S. Houghton - Battle Creek Enquirer (Jan/12/2005), MI.

Keith Tracy1

M, #79311

Biography

Marriage1

Family

Judy Houghton
Marriage*Keith Tracy married Judy Houghton, daughter of Elmer S. Houghton and Doris I. Smith.1 

Citations

  1. [S93] Newspaper Obituary, Elmer S. Houghton - Battle Creek Enquirer (Jan/12/2005), MI.

Jerry Lee Houghton1,2

M, #79312, b. circa 1939, d. 13 May 2016
Father*Elmer S. Houghton1 b. 19 Feb 1918, d. 9 Jan 2005
Mother*Doris I. Smith1 b. 30 Jan 1919, d. 28 Sep 2007

Biography

Birthcirca 1939Bronson, Branch Co., MI, USA, age 1 in 1940 census1,2
Marriage1
DeathMay 13, 2016Borgess Medical Center, MI, USA, age 77
BurialSt. Mary's Cemetery, MI, USA

Family

Anne (?)
Marriage*Jerry Lee Houghton married Anne (?)1 

Citations

  1. [S93] Newspaper Obituary, Elmer S. Houghton - Battle Creek Enquirer (Jan/12/2005), MI.
  2. [S1479] 1940 U.S. Federal Census , Bethel, Branch, Michigan; Roll: T627_1734; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 12-3A; line 13, dwl 49.

Anne (?)1

F, #79313

Biography

Birth1
Marriage1

Family

Jerry Lee Houghton b. c 1939, d. 13 May 2016
Marriage*Anne (?) married Jerry Lee Houghton, son of Elmer S. Houghton and Doris I. Smith.1 

Citations

  1. [S93] Newspaper Obituary, Elmer S. Houghton - Battle Creek Enquirer (Jan/12/2005), MI.

Elmer Houghton Jr1

M, #79314, b. circa August 1939
Father*Elmer S. Houghton1 b. 19 Feb 1918, d. 9 Jan 2005
Mother*Doris I. Smith1 b. 30 Jan 1919, d. 28 Sep 2007

Biography

Birthcirca Aug, 1939Bronson, Branch Co., MI, USA, age 9/12 in 1940 census1
Marriage1

Family

Jackie (?)
Marriage*Elmer Houghton Jr married Jackie (?)1 

Citations

  1. [S93] Newspaper Obituary, Elmer S. Houghton - Battle Creek Enquirer (Jan/12/2005), MI.

Jackie (?)1

F, #79315

Biography

Birth1
Marriage1

Family

Elmer Houghton Jr b. c Aug 1939
Marriage*Jackie (?) married Elmer Houghton Jr, son of Elmer S. Houghton and Doris I. Smith.1 

Citations

  1. [S93] Newspaper Obituary, Elmer S. Houghton - Battle Creek Enquirer (Jan/12/2005), MI.

Paul Gutherie1

M, #79316
Mother*Gail Mitchell Gutherie

Biography

Birth1

Citations

  1. [S93] Newspaper Obituary, Grand Rapids Press, The (Jan/9/2005), MI.

Thomas Alan Johnson

M, #79317

Biography

Birth
MarriageNov 25, 1995Lahaina, Maui Co., HI, USA

Family

Kristen Houghton b. 25 Aug 1962
Marriage*Thomas Alan Johnson married Kristen Houghton, daughter of Richard Hamilton Houghton II and Janice Andrea Herrud, on Nov 25, 1995 at Lahaina, Maui Co., HI, USA

Rob Ensor1

M, #79318
Father*Robert Ensor Sr.1
Mother*Nancy Tilt Houghton1 b. 13 Jul 1929, d. 2 Jun 2018

Biography

Birth1

Citations

  1. [S93] Newspaper Obituary, Grand Rapids Press, The (Jan/9/2005), MI.

Robin Ensor1

F, #79319
Father*Robert Ensor Sr.1
Mother*Nancy Tilt Houghton1 b. 13 Jul 1929, d. 2 Jun 2018

Biography

Birth1

Citations

  1. [S93] Newspaper Obituary, Grand Rapids Press, The (Jan/9/2005), MI.

Tracy Ensor1

F, #79320
Father*Robert Ensor Sr.1
Mother*Nancy Tilt Houghton1 b. 13 Jul 1929, d. 2 Jun 2018

Biography

Birth1

Citations

  1. [S93] Newspaper Obituary, Grand Rapids Press, The (Jan/9/2005), MI.