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Mary Martha Donner Houghton
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Birth: Mar. 18, 1839
Sangamon
Macon County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 21, 1860
San Jose
Santa Clara County
California, USA

A Donner Party survivor and California Pioneer: She was the first wife of Sherman Otis Houghton. She married him on August 23, 1859 and died in less than a year later.(bio by: Joel Farringer) 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Donner (____ - 1847)
  Elizabeth Hook Blue Donner (____ - 1847)
 
 Spouse:
  Sherman Otis Houghton (1828 - 1914)
 
 Siblings:
  Samuel Donner (____ - 1847)*
  Isaac Donner (____ - 1847)*
  William Hook (1834 - 1847)**
  George Donner (1836 - 1874)*
  Mary Martha Donner Houghton (1839 - 1860)
  Lewis Donner (1843 - 1847)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Memorial Park
San Jose
Santa Clara County
California, USA
 
Created by: Joel Farringer
Record added: Aug 24, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9360332
Mary Martha <i>Donner</i> Houghton
Added by: Joel Farringer
 
Mary Martha <i>Donner</i> Houghton
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Mary Martha <i>Donner</i> Houghton
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"Mary M. Houghton died June 21, 1860, leaving a namesake, a daughter 2 weeks old." Pg 314 EXPEDITION OF DONNER PARTY by Eliza Donner Houghton her cousin. S.O Houghton the father showed a picture of the baby to others in August of 1860. Eliza would marry S...(Read more)
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