Surname: Boughton

Descendants of Matthew Watson of Leicester, Massachusetts

Matthew Watson (d. 1720), of English lineage, married Mary Orr in 1695, and in 1718 the family immigrated from Ireland to Boston, Massachusetts and settled in Leicester, Massachusetts. Descendants and relatives lived in New England, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Nebraska, Rhode Island, California, Nevada, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes Watson, Armington, Bemis, Denny, Draper, Kent, Washburn, Bailey, Barnard, Belcher, Bent, Biscoe, Bolles, Breckenridge, Bright, Browning, Bryant, Bullock, Burrage, Dennis, Fisher, Foster, Green, Hayward, Hobbs, Hodgkins, Holman, Howard, Jenks, Jones, Kellogg, Kitchell, Knight, Lazelle, Livermore, Loring, Mason, Maynard, Munger, Patrick, Prouty, Remington, Reed, Rice, Richardson, Rogers, Sadler, Sibley, Snow, Sprague, Stone, Studley, Symonds, Taitt, Thomas, Thompson, Trask, Tucker, Waite, Webster, Westcott, Wheeler, Whittermore, Wilson, Woods and related families.

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Biographical Sketch of John Boughton, Sr.

John Bouton Sr., a French Huguenot, sailed from England in July, 1635, and arrived in Boston in December of the same year. He lived successively in Boston, Watertown, Massachusetts; and Hartford and Norwalk, Connecticut. He held...

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Biographical Sketch of John Boughton

John (2), son of John (1) and Abigail (Marvin) Bouton, was born in Norwalk, September 30, 1659. He married Sarah, daughter of John Greggorie (Gregory). Children: Abigail; Mary; Nathaniel, married (first) Hannah , (second) Mary ;...

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Biographical Sketch of Eleazer Boughton

Eleazer, son of John (2) and Sarah (Gregory) Bouton, was born in Norwalk about 1696. He married (first) Elizabeth Seymour, (second) Mary (Petit) Bouton, widow of his brother John. Children, all by first marriage: Ezra, married...

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Biography of Hezekiah Boughton

Hezekiah Boughton, son of Eleazer and Elizabeth (Seymour) Bouton, was born in Norwalk, November 2, 1725, died in 1998, and was buried on Boughton Hill. With his sons he went from Old Stockbridge, Massachusetts, to the Genessee...

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Biographical Sketch of Jared Boughton

Jared, son of Hezekiah and Abigail (Penoyer) Boughton, was born in Salem, New York, February 1q, 1766. He married Olive, daughter of Charles Stone. Children: Selleck, married Clarissa Brace; Melania, married Dr. Archelaus G....

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