Sunday, January 24, 2016

Simeon D. Houghton

Simeon's father, #2298, Cyrenius Houghton, was the last named of this lineage in the Richmond Family book.  Simeon married Emma Burnham, daughter of Putnam and Emma Burnham, on 28 Oct 1871, in Woodstock, Vermont.

Cyrenius Houghton, 7 (Sarah 6, Amaziah 5, Ebenezer 4, Ebenezer 3, John 2, John 1).

Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Cyrenus Haughton M 43 Vermont
Lucy Haughton F 45 Vermont
George W Haughton M 17 Vermont
Hatsel D Haughton M 16 Vermont
Sarah D Haughton F 14 Vermont
Henry Haughton M 7 Vermont
Simeon D Haughton M 5 Vermont

Simeon's (1845-1911) memorial at Find-A-Grave.  Mentioned was his wife, Emma Burnham Houghton (1854-1928), and his daughter, Ada Lizzie (Houghton) Farrelly (1878-1967).

Simeon's last census:

Census 1910
Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont
Simeon D Houghton Head M 65 Vermont
Emma J Houghton Wife  F 55 Vermont

In 1900 Emma Houghton was the mother of 5 children, 3 of whom were still living.  Son, Owen, who was born in August 1885, was living with Emma and Simeon.

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