Judge John Houghton

Male 1650 - 1737  (87 years)


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  • Name John Houghton 
    Title Judge 
    Born 1650  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 03 Feb 1737  Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Old Common Burial Ground, Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    John Houghton (1650-1737), Lancaster,MA
    John Houghton (1650-1737), Lancaster,MA
    Plot: Houghton
    Notes 
    • John came to America with his parents as a baby, in 1650. After the
      massacre of Sunday 22 August 1675, known as "Monoco's Raid" in
      Lancaster, where his brother-in-law Jacob Farrar Jr. was killed,
      John's family fled with his wife's family to Woburn,MA. They returned
      to Lancaster about three years later. John was called Justice
      Houghton for service in the General Court on Massachusetts from 1693
      to 1724, only having to retire due to blindness which lasted him his
      12 remaining years. John and his first wife Mary had 14 children,
      including a set of twins, Joseph and Benjamin. Many distingusted
      citizen decend from Justice Houghton.
    Person ID I471  OurNorthernRoots | Andrew's Ancestor
    Last Modified 30 Oct 2011 

    Father John Houghton, Jr.,   b. 24 Dec 1624, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1684, Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Beatrice Walker,   c. 02 Mar 1622, Leeds, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Jan 1720, Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 97 years) 
    Family ID F4295  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Farrar,   b. 1648, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Apr 1724, Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 22 Jan 1670/1671  Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lieutenant John Houghton,   b. 13 Dec 1672, Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Jacob Houghton,   b. 17 Feb 1674, Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1750, Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     3. Henry Houghton,   b. 23 Feb 1675,   d. 17 Dec 1756, Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Joseph Houghton,   b. 26 Feb 1678, Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Benjamin Houghton,   b. 26 Feb 1678, Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Mary Houghton,   b. 07 Feb 1680, Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Mercy Houghton,   b. 1682
     8. Anna Houghton,   b. 08 May 1684,   d. 03 Apr 1771  (Age 86 years)
    +9. Lieutenant Jonathan Houghton,   b. 20 Feb 1686, Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Apr 1737, Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     10. Hepsibeth Houghton,   b. Abt 1690, Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Rebecca Houghton,   b. Abt 1690, Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. Beatrice Houghton,   b. Abt 1692, Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     13. William Houghton,   b. 1695, Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F248  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Married 1725  Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F249  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1650 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Jan 1670/1671 - Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1725 - Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 03 Feb 1737 - Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Old Common Burial Ground, Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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