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JOHN HOUGHLAND: [1]                              Houghland Album        
son of James Houghland Cecelia Edrington
Born: circa 1823 KY
Died:
Burial:
Married: 16 July 1843 Warrick Co., IN Bk. 1, record #1024
    MATILDA SMITH
    daughter of
    Born: October 1827  NY
    Died:
    Burial:

CHILDREN OF JOHN AND MATILDA:

    1. Manerva Houghland
    2. Elizabeth Houghland + John Bivens Campbell
    3. Laura A. Houghland + James Dolans
    4. Phariba Houghland
    5. Mariah Jane Houghland + 1] John J. Johnson
                                             +2] Robert B. Jeffries
    6. Thomas E. Houghland

SOURCES:
Marriage records of Warrick Co., IN

1850 Boon Twp., Warrick Co., IN Federal Census
Enumeration date: 19 August 1850 Page: 103A
Dwelling - Family 109 - 109

1860 Lockhart Twp., Pike Co., IN Federal Census
Enumeration date: 21 June 1860   Page: 44, line 36 & 45, line 1
Dwelling - Family 316 - 316

Civil War Records:
Enlisted: 19 August 1861
Co. I, 25th Infantry Regiment Indiana
No pension record found.

Divorce: September Term 1866 Warrick Co., IN
Civil Order Book 6, page 45
she gets Elizabeth, Laura Ann, Mariah, Thomas E.

1870 Boon Twp., Warrick Co., IN Federal Census
Enumeration date: 8 July 1870  Page: 445
Dwelling - Family 356 - 362
Lora A., Fareby, Maria are listed in the home... also a one year old named Mary M... is this Matilda's child? Manerva and Thomas are not in the home.

1880 Armstrong Twp., Vanderburgh Co., IN Federal Census
ED: 74, line 50 Page: 226B
Dwelling – Family 149 – 151
Living with her daughter Laura.  Listed as a Boarder, NY MA MA
 
1900 Boon Twp., Warrick Co., IN Federal Census
ED: 147, sheet 6, line 9
Enumeration date: 7 June 1900 Page: 185A
Dwelling – Family 102 – 102
Matilda is living with her daughter Mariah Jane Jeffries and her husband Robert.   Matilda is listed NY MA MA


ELIZABETH HOUGHLAND: [2]
daughter of John Houghland and Matilda Smith
Born: 12 March 1849 Warrick Co., IN
Died: 3 March 1925 Boonville, Warrick Co., IN
Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery Boonville, Warrick Co., IN
Married: 7 April 1866 Warrick Co., IN
     JOHN BIVENS CAMPBELL
     son of Louis Stephen Campbell and Anna Elizabeth Kelly
     Born: 29 March 1843 Warrick Co., IN
     Died: 20 February 1913 Boonville, Warrick Co., IN
     Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery Boonville, Warrick Co., IN

CHILDREN OF JOHN AND ELIZABETH:

     1. Julia Campbell + Charles Alora Rice
     2. Homer Brown Campbell + 1] Zerruiah Anna Powers
                                            + 2] Isadora Husk
     3. Emma Campbell + Thomas O'Laughlin
     4. Rilda Campbell + Charles Silas Scarborough
     5. Eva Mae Campbell + George W. Sutton
     6. Maud Campbell + Louis W. Patterson
     7. Claud P. Campbell + 1] Ida E. Scherzinger
                                    + 2] Mary Joseph Crook

SOURCES:
For further information on this line please see ‘Our Campbell Family’.


LAURA A. HOUGHLAND: [2]
daughter of John Houghland and Matilda Smith
Born: 11 July 1857 Warrick Co., IN
Died: 1 January 1917 Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN
Burial: Park Lawn Cemetery Vanderburgh Co., IN Section 5, row 1
Married: 28 April 1872 Warrick Co., IN Book 4, page 478
     JAMES DOLANS
     son of
     Born:
     Died:
     Burial:

CHILDREN OF UNKNOWN AND LAURA:

1. James Dolans + Eva Bryant
2. Gertrude M. Dolans + Henry G. Stute


SOURCES:
1880 Armstrong Twp., Vanderburgh Co., IN Federal Census
ED: 74, line 48 Page: 226B
Dwelling – Family 149 – 151

1900 Pigeon Twp., Vanderburgh Co., IN Federal Census
ED: 98, sheet 5, line 57
Enumeration date: 6 June 1900 Page: 268B
Dwelling – Family 90 – 96
Living with Laura Dolans are her two children James and Gertrude. Listed as a widow, Laura has borne 4 children, 2 children living.

1910 Pigeon Twp., Vanderburgh Co., IN Federal Census
ED: 114, sheet 6, line 61
Enumeration date: 23 April 1910 Page: 79B
Dwelling – Family 122 – 123
Laura is living with her daughter and son-in-law

Death record and obituary of Laura Dolans both list her cemetery location as Locust Hill, however, she is buried in Park Lawn Cemetery Section 5, row 1. Death record also lists R. Smith Funeral Home, however she is not found in the microfilm of their records for the time frame surrounding  1 January 1917.


MARIAH JANE HOUGHLAND: [2]
daughter of John Houghland and Matilda Smith
Born: January 1858 IN
Died: 8 July 1915 Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN H-15, page 193
Burial: Pleasant Hill Cemetery Warrick Co., IN
Married: 1] 27 August 1875 Warrick Co., IN Book 5, page 231
    JOHN J. JOHNSON
    son of
    Born:
    Died: 9 June 1896 Warrick Co., IN H-18, page 34
    Burial: Pleasant Hill Cemetery Warrick Co., IN

CHILDREN OF JOHN AND MARIAH:

    1. William James Johnson + Mattie Robinson
    2. Lillie Dell Johnson + Robert Lauder
    3. Albert Johnson + Stella Goad
    4. Nola Elizabeth Johnson + Zachary Hedges
    5. Pearl Johnson + 1] Jess Floyd
                              + 2] Homer McCool
    6. Ida Mae Johnson + James Arleigh Powers


SOURCES:
The children above are listed on the 1900 census with the month and year of their births.

1900 Boon Twp., Warrick Co., IN Federal Census
ED: 147, sheet 6, line 2
Enumeration date: 7 June 1900 Page: 185A
Dwelling – Family 102 – 102
Robert and Janey Jefferies have been married 4 years, Jane has borne 6 children, 6 children living. [These children are from her first marriage to John J. Johnson.] Also living in the home is Matilda listed mother-in-law; NY MA MA

Death record for Jane Jeffries.
Obituaries of Jane Jeffries and John Johnson.

Updated 12 December 2013   Contact Virginia L. Aldridge