Houghton ancestry notes

Ancestry of Sandra Lynn Adams

The original of all this is at the link below, with all manner of footnotes and cross-references. There might be errors, but the more people who see such things and send corrections, the better everything will be! --- 1st Generation ---

Sandra Lynn Adams was born July 24, 1953 in Augusta, Georgia. She married Keith Edward Dodd.

--- 2nd Generation ---

Kirby Lynn Adams married Mary Lou Hathcock, daughter of Allen Sylvester Hathcock and Annie Mae Houghton.

Mary Lou Hathcock married Kirby Lynn Adams. She married Eugene Bradley in 1972.

--- 3rd Generation ---

Allen Sylvester Hathcock married Annie Mae Houghton, daughter of Wyman L. Houghton and Lucinda Jane Brooks.

Annie Mae Houghton was born circa 1902 in TX, USA, age 8 in 1910 census. She married Allen Sylvester Hathcock.

--- 4th Generation ---

Wyman L. Houghton was born on 24 Dec 1867 in Mayfield, MI, USA, age 2 in 1870 census; age 12 in 1880 census; age 42 in 1910 census; age 53 in 1920 census; age 62 in 1930 census. He married Lucinda Jane Brooks in 9 Mar 1898 in Cleburne, Johnson Co., TX, USA, age 20; mar 11 y in 1910 census. He was buried in McCaulley, Fisher Co., TX, USA.

Lucinda Jane Brooks was born circa 1866 in TX, USA, age 44 in 1910 census. She married Wyman L. Houghton, son of Joseph Houghton and Mary Jane Duffy, in 9 Mar 1898 in Cleburne, Johnson Co., TX, USA, age 20; mar 11 y in 1910 census. She died before 1930 husband a widower.


Wyman and Lou Houghton, in 1907, from a photo-booth post card

--- 5th Generation ---

Joseph Houghton was born on 18 Apr 1837 in Bedford, Mississquoi, Ontario, Canada, age 23, VT, in 1860 census; age 33, Can, in 1870 census; age 43 in 1880 census; son Wyman's 1920 census gives MI; Son Joseph's 1930 census gives bp of F as MI; Gary Houghton: 4 Apr 1837. He married Mary Jane Duffy in 18 Feb 1866 in DeKalb Co., IL, USA. He married Mary Malinda Tubb in 14 Jan 1884 in Cleburne, TX, USA. He died on 6 Mar 1906 in Weatherford, Parker Co., TX, USA, age 69 of a stroke at son Wyman's home.

Mary Jane Duffy was born in 1845 in OH, USA, age 24, OH, in 1870 census; 1920 census of son Wyman gives MI; 1930 census of son Wyman gives IL. She married Joseph Houghton, son of Jonathan Houghton Sr and Nancy Gilchrist, in 18 Feb 1866 in DeKalb Co., IL, USA. She died in Nov 1879 in Cleburne, Johnaon Co., TX, USA, of typhoid fever.

--- 6th Generation ---

Jonathan Houghton Sr was born on 10 Feb 1803 in VT, USA, age 60, IL, in 1860 census; age 67, VT, in 1870 census; 1880 census of son George gives VT; Dave Reedy, Gary Houghton: VT; Death Certif: VT; 1910 census of son Elgin gives NY. He married Nancy Gilchrist in 30 Mar 1824 in Crosby, Leeds, Ontario, Canada, The hand-written marriage certificate of Jonathan Houghton and Nancy Gilchrist is glued to the inside back cover of the Houghton family bible (in the possession of great-grandson Arvid R. Krasche of Woodward, IA, in 2001). It reads: These lines may Sertify (sic) to all whom it may Concern that I married Jonathan Houghton and Nancy Gilcreast (sic) in the Township of South Crosby in the County of Leeds District of Johnstown and in the Province of Upper Canada in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty four. March 30th 1824. (signed) Elder Abel Stevens

Abel Stevens Sr. was a early settler who moved with his wife and family from Vermont in 1795 to Bastard township, Leeds County, Upper Canada. He was a Baptist Clergyman.

The Houghton Family Bible states that Jonathan's father's name was Joseph and his mothers name was Hannah. Also Lists Jonathan's and Nancy's sons and daughters names and date of birth.

The Bible was Jonathan and Nancy Family Bible Copyright 1859, was passed on to Jonathan Jr. and eventually to his great-grandson Arvid R. Krasche of Woodward, IA in 2001. He died on 15 Sep 1879 in Mayfield, Grand Traverse Co., MI, USA, at age 75y 7 m 5 d, of apoplexy; Gary Houghton: VT; Bordine: Sep 15, 1879, Grand Traverse Co. MI; Nugent: Sep 15, 1878, Mayfield MI; Houghton Bible: 15 Sep 1879. He was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Kingsley, MI, USA

Nancy Gilchrist was born on 19 Jan 1808 in Crosby, Leeds, Ontario, Canada, (age 56, IL, in 1860 census;age 62, Can, in 1870 census); Gary Houghton: 19 Jan 1808, Crosby, Canada; Reedy: Jan. 18; 1880 census of son Jonathan gives VT as bp. She married Jonathan Houghton Sr., son of Joseph Houghton and Hannah (--?--), in 30 Mar 1824 in Crosby, Leeds, Ontario, Canada, The hand-written marriage certificate of Jonathan Houghton and Nancy Gilchrist is glued to the inside back cover of the Houghton family bible (in the possession of great-grandson Arvid R. Krasche of Woodward, IA, in 2001). It reads: These lines may Sertify (sic) to all whom it may Concern that I married Jonathan Houghton and Nancy Gilcreast (sic) in the Township of South Crosby in the County of Leeds District of Johnstown and in the Province of Upper Canada in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty four. March 30th 1824. (signed) Elder Abel Stevens

Abel Stevens Sr. was a early settler who moved with his wife and family from Vermont in 1795 to Bastard township, Leeds County, Upper Canada. He was a Baptist Clergyman.

The Houghton Family Bible states that Jonathan's father's name was Joseph and his mothers name was Hannah. Also Lists Jonathan's and Nancy's sons and daughters names and date of birth.

The Bible was Jonathan and Nancy Family Bible Copyright 1859, was passed on to Jonathan Jr. and eventually to his great-grandson Arvid R. Krasche of Woodward, IA in 2001. She died on 8 May 1893 in Mayfield, Grand Traverse Co., MI, USA, age 85 y 3 m 19 d.

--- 7th Generation ---

Joseph Houghton was born circa 1770. He married Hannah (--?--) circa 1792 per Batchelor, Bordine.

Hannah (--?--) was born circa 1775. She married Joseph Houghton, son of Oliver Houghton, circa 1792 per Batchelor, Bordine. --- 8th Generation ---

Oliver Houghton

Printed on: 8 Jun 2008
Prepared by:
Charles J. Vella, Ph.D.
354 Sussex St.
San Francisco, CA 94131
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~houghtonfamily/


Some of these don't have much info, but in time might fill in:
Adams Yates Hathcock Houghton People in general (lots of SCA friends, and some others) Sandra bio notes
Sandra Dodd Home Page