Posted By:Terry G. Temple
Subject:HOUGHTON family, Florence, TX
Post Date:March 21, 2001 at 15:08:38
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Forum:Williamson County, TX Genealogy Forum
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I am a descendant of William Michael Seneca Houghton (1800-1868), who was a state representative from Titus County, Texas, before moving to Williamson County ca 1860, after the death of his second wife. In 1862, he married his third wife, Mary A. "Mattie" Standifer (1840- ? ), dau. of James S. and Caroline Standifer of Williamson County. Before he died in 1868, W. M. S. and Mattie Houghton had three children:
1) Mary Caroline E. Houghton, b. 1863. She married Joshua Collins Jackson in Williamson County on 1 Feb 1881. They had two children, and she died at the time of the second child's birth in 1883. He died in Austin, Texas, in 1890.
2) James Standifer Houghton, b. 1864, died in 1866, and is buried at the old Florence Cemetery.
3. Oscar A. Houghton, b. 1866, married Roxa Haile (1869-1959). they resided in Williamson County, and are buried at the Bagdad Cemetery.

I would like any info re descendants of this third family of my gggrandfather. I have info re his first two families, and would be glad to share with anyone interested.