Hoghton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
When Thomas Houghton was born about 1595, in Hoghton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Sir Richard Houghton 1st Baron of Hoghton Tower, was 26 and his mother, Catherine Gerard, was 26. He married Helen Halstead in 1625, in Lea Hall, Lancashire, England. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters.
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