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John Houghton, IV
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Birth: Apr. 26, 1650
Death: Feb. 3, 1737


John was the son of John Houghton III and Beatrix ___.

He married:

1) at Lancaster, MA on Jan 22, 1671/2, Mary Farrar.
2) at Lancaster on Jan 27, 1723/4, Hannah (Atherton) Wilder.

Children (by first marriage):
John Houghton V,
Jacob Houghton (husband of Rebecca Whitcomb Houghton),
Henry Houghton (whose first wife was Abigail Barron Houghton and whose second wife was Anna Houghton),
Joseph Houghton,
Benjamin Houghton,
Mary Houghton Sawyer (wife of William Sawyer),
Mercy Houghton Wilder,
Anna Houghton Priest,
Jonathan Houghton,
Hepzibah Houghton Brabrook,
and William Houghton.

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Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Houghton (____ - 1684)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Farrar Houghton (1648 - 1724)
  Hannah Atherton Wilder Houghton (1658 - 1738)
 
 Children:
  Hepsibeth Houghton Brabrook*
  John Houghton (1673 - 1724)*
  Jacob Houghton (1674 - 1750)*
  Henry Houghton (1675 - 1756)*
  Mercy Houghton Wilder (1682 - 1734)*
  Anna Houghton Priest (1684 - 1751)*
  William Houghton (1696 - 1743)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Houghton (1650 - 1737)
  Robert Houghton (1659 - 1723)*
  Jonas Houghton (1663 - 1723)*
  Sarah Houghton Goble (1672 - 1716)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Here Lies Buried
Ye Body of
John Houghton, Esquir,
As You Are So Ware We.
As We Are So you Will be.
Who Died February ye
3d Anno Domini - 1736/7
and in ye 87th Year of his Age.


 
Burial:
Old Common Burial Ground
Lancaster
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: cap624
Record added: Sep 11, 2009
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John Houghton, IV
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John Houghton, IV
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