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Sir De Sir Richard Houghton (b. September 1570, d. November 12, 1630)De Sir Richard Houghton (son of Thomas de Houghton and Anne Keighley)150 was born September 1570 in Hoghton Towers, Lancashire, England150, and died November 12, 1630 in England150.He married (2) Catherine Gerard on date unknown, daughter of Gilbert Gerard and Anne Radcliffe.
Notes for De Sir Richard Houghton:
Sir Richard Houghton, baronet, of Houghton Towers, Lancashire, England, father of Ralph Houghton, of Lancaster, was a progenitor of the Houghton family, of Worchester county. Sir Richard fought against King Charles, although the rest of the family fought for the king.The Houghton ancestors are traced to Roger de Bushi, one of the followers of William the Conqueror, and according to to the National Biography published in London, England, in 1898, he was descended from Adam de Houghton, Bishop of St. David and Chancellor of England, who died in 1389.
(Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worchester County vol1, Pg. 520)
(Distinguished Families in America Descended From Silgelmus Beekman and Jan Thomasse Van Dyke, Pg 43)
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Died 2: November 12, 1630
Event 1 1: January 1590, Knighted by Queen Elizabeth.
Event 1 2: January 1590, Knighted by Queen Elizabeth I.
Event 2: 1599, Sheriff of co. Lancaster.
Event 3: May 22, 1611, Created Baronet by King James I.
More About De Sir Richard Houghton and Catherine Gerard:
Children of De Sir Richard Houghton are:
- +Ralph Houghton, b. May 1, 1623, Lancaster, Lancaster, England151, 152, d. April 15, 1705, Milton, Hampshire Co., MA153, 153, 154.
Children of De Sir Richard Houghton and Catherine Gerard are:
- John Houghton, b. date unknown, d. date unknown.
- +Ralph Houghton, b. May 1, 1623, Lancaster, Lancaster, England155, 156, d. April 15, 1705, Milton, Hampshire Co., MA157, 157, 158.