A Revolutionary Soldier
Col. David Hough was born in Norwich, CT March 13.1753. He was a ship carpenter. He moved to Lebanon, NH in 1778.
He married Abigail Huntington July 2.1775
Col. Hough held several state offices:
1788, 1789, and 1794: House of Representatives
Justice of the peace;
colonel of the militia.
1783: Delegate to the State Constitutional Convention
1798: Commissioner of Valuation
March 4, 1803 – March 3, 1807: Elected 8th and 9th Congresses
Colonel Hough was engaged in agricultural pursuits.
He was the largest stockholder in Lebanon, holding 1-10 shares.
His farm was across the road from the Cemetery; which became the poor farm for Lebanon; and then owed by Forest Cole.
Col. David Hough and Abigail (Huntington) had the following children:
Lucinda b. 10.29.1775
Philena b. 8.28.1777
Nancy b. 7.18.1779
Charlotte b. 8.12.1781
Nabba b. 8.15.1783
Lydia b. 12.30.1785 d. 5.30.1788
David b. 1.26.1888 – d. 1.14.1875 in Ceresco, Michigan at 87yrs. David left Lebanon in 1840.
John b. 4.4.1790 d. 4.14.1790.
John 2d b. 3.23.1791
Lydia 2d b. 7.2.1793
Abigail Huntington Hough
1753–1838 (m. 1775)
Desire Hough Downer