Born at Brandon Township, Rutland County, Vermont; daughter of Deborah Dwinell and Eli Houghton. Probably died at Monticello, Wright County, Minnesota; buried at Big Lake, Sherburne County, Minnesota. 1 (See Document 1.2)
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