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John Houghton

John Houghton

Male 1624 - 1684  (~ 59 years)

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  • Name John Houghton 
    Christened 24 Dec 1624  Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 7
    Immigration 1646 or 1647  [2, 6
    Land/House 1647  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Moved To About 1650  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land/House 1663  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Miscellaneous 3 Feb 1667  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Miscellaneous 7 Feb 1670  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Moved To 1676  Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 13
    Petition 11 Mar 1675/76  Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Miscellaneous 12 Oct 1676  Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Miscellaneous 1677  Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Moved To About 1679  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 8 Apr 1684  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 10
    Died 29 Apr 1684  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6, 7, 9, 12
    Buried May 1684  Old Settlers Burial Yard, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 9
    Probate/Proved 17 Jun 1684  [2, 10
    Person ID I351  | Roy Line, Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2021 

    Father John Houghton,   c. 19 May 1593, Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Damaris Buckmaster 
    Family ID F8140  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Beatrix,   b. 1628, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1711/12, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married About 1648/49  [6
    Age at Marriage He was 24 years - She was 21 years 
    Children 7 children 
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F388  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mistake: Farmer (1829) has him a representative six years after his death. This refers to his son. [4]

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 24 Dec 1624 - Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand/House - 1647 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - About 1650 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand/House - 1663 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMiscellaneous - 3 Feb 1667 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMiscellaneous - 7 Feb 1670 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - 1676 - Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPetition - 11 Mar 1675/76 - Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMiscellaneous - 12 Oct 1676 - Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMiscellaneous - 1677 - Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - About 1679 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 8 Apr 1684 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Apr 1684 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - May 1684 - Old Settlers Burial Yard, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Deed from Indians to John Houghton Memorial
    Back of Deed from Indians to John Houghton Memorial

  • Sources 
    1. [S1726] anonymous. "Memoir of the Farrar Family" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume VI, 1852).

    2. [S1105] Burr, Annie Lane and Thomas Hovey Gage. "John Houghton of Lancaster, Mass., and Some of His Descendants", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Registe, volume LXXIX, 1925).

    3. [S1573] Drake, Samuel G. Result of some Researches Among the British Archives for Information Relative to the Founders of New England, (Boston: Samuel G. Drake, 1860).

    4. [S1571] Farmer, John. Genealogical Register of First Settlers of New England, (Lancaster, Massachusetts: Carter, Andrews, & Company, 1829).

    5. [S14] Find-a-Grave website, (http://www.findagrave.com), Memorial ID 6238458 John Houghton.

    6. [S1729] Houghton, John W. The Houghton Genealogy: The Descendants of Ralph and John Houghton of Lancaster, Massachusetts, (New York: Frederick H. Hitchcock, 1912).

    7. [S1730] Love, William De Loss. The Descendants of Capt. William Houghton, 1774-1863, and Marilla Clay, 1780-1858, (Berkeley, California: manuscript, 1953).

    8. [S1095] Nourse, Henry S. The Early Records of Lancaster, Massachusetts 1643-1725, (Lancaster, Massachusetts: Henry S. Nourse, 1884).

    9. [S464] Nourse, Henry S. The Birth, Marriage and Death Register, Church Records and Epitaphs of Lancaster, Massachusetts 1643-1850, (Lancaster, Massachusetts: Henry S. Nourse, 1890).

    10. [S72] Pope, Charles Henry. The Pioneers of Massachusetts , (Boston: Charles H. Pope, 1900).

    11. [S1027] Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May 1692 on the Basis of Farmer's Register, volume II , (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860).

    12. [S1727] Smith, Columbus. Report to the Houghton Association, U.S.A., (Burlington, Vermont: Daily Free Press, 1869).

    13. [S84] Wyman, Thomas Bellows. The Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown, Massachusetts 1629-1818 , (Boston: David Clapp & Son, 1879).