HISTORY
OF
MENARD & MASON COUNTIES, ILLINOIS
1879

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A.M.HOUGHTON, farmer; P.O. Lloyd; son of Elijah and Catherine (Merrill) Houghton, who came from Mason Co., Ky., in 1824, locating where A.M. now resides; here this son was born Oct. 12, 1826, and here he has always lived on the old farm; he is an enterprising and prosperous citizen and now owns 520 acres of fine land. His father died in 1852. Mr. Houghton married Miss Barbara A. Renshaw, of Sangamon Co., Ill., April 9, 1856; they have had two children - Ann M. (now Mrs. John S. Hury, of this county), and Wyley P. (deceased).

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