Evan Houghton

                                        ┌── Evan Houghtonc1530-1608 
                 ┌── Richard Houghton ──┤
                 │   c1554-?            │
                 │                      └── - Carleton
Evan Houghton ───┤
B: c1582         │                      ┌── Henry Stanley, of Aughton
D: 1644          │                      │
                 └── Margaret Stanley ──┤
                                        └── Mary Stanley
M: Ellen Parker
   └── Katherine Houghton (1615-1651) 1,2

Evan Houghton     [ID 03201] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Of "Wartre Hall, in the Parish of Childo, in the County Palatine of Lancaster."1  

Born about 1582, Wavertree Hall, Liverpool, Lancashire, England.3  Christened Apr 30 1590, Walton on the Hill, Lancashire, England.3,4  

He married Ellen Parker1,5 [Eleanor Parker3, Ellen Radcliff6, Ellen Ratcliff5], Sep 23 16111,5, Hollinfare, Lancashire, England1,5.  [Sep 23 1611 is probably the date the marriage license was issued].5  Ellen was born about 1584, Bridgehall, Lancashire, England.3  Ellen was the daughter of -- Parker "of Kridgehall in the County Palatine of Lancaster, Esq. and of Derbyshire."1  

Joshua Henshaw's 1701 pedigree shows Ellen was the "Relict of ... Radcliff of Bank Hall, Esq. and of Derbyshire",6 indicating that Ellen had been previously married to a - Radcliff, and widowed.  Their marriage license record of Sep 23 1611 confirms: "Evan Haughton, Parish of Walton, Lanc., and Ellen Ratcliff, Parish of Cheadle, Chesh., Widow.  Bondsman, Richard Garnett.  At Hollinfare, Lanc."5  

Evan Houghton died 1644.1  Evan was "killed at the taking of Liverpool in Lancashire by Prince Rupert, during the civil war" @ "1644, where he was in prison" @ "1638."1  (Jun 20 1644).7  


  1. The "New England Historical and Genealogical Register", vol 22, 1868, The New England Historical and Genealogical Society. This issue includes a complete copy of the recorded pedigree of Joshua Henshaw.
  2. "Genealogical and Personal History of Fayette County Pennsylvania", Volume II. John W. Jordan & James Hadden, editors. Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York, 1912. Contributed by David H. Henshaw ().
  3. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  4. "Computer Printout of Walton on the Hill, Lancashire, England (1586-1743)", Births and Christenings (microfiche 6904106); the LDS Family History Library.
  5. Contribution from Truman Young () citing:
    The Record Society for the Publication of Original Documents Relating to Lancashire and Cheshire, Vol 53 (1907):
    "Marriage Licenses granted within the Archdeaconry of Chester in the Diocese of Chester". Vol 1, 1606-1616;
    Edited by Wm. Fergusson Irvine, F.S.A. (Library of Congress # DA 670 L19 R3 v.53).
  6. Contribution from Truman Young () citing:
    Joshua Henshaw pedigree of 1701, from the College of Arms, London.
  7. "The West Virginia Historical Magazine Quarterly", Vol. 4, No. 2, April 1904. The West Virginia Historical and Antiquarian Society, Charleston, W.VA. Article "The Henshaw Family" by Valley Virginia Henshaw. Contributed by David H. Henshaw ().

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