Martha Orford

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Martha Orford, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), married John Houchin, son of Edward Houchin and Hannah (…), before 1750.1,2,3

She may actually have been Martha Alford. There appear to be no records of any Orford families in the area, though there are plenty of Alfords.


John Houchin b. say 1725, d. bef. 1793
  • Edward Houchin4 d. 1800
  • Charles Houchin5 d. aft. 1836
  • William Houchin5 d. aft. 1796
  • Francis Houchin6 d. bef. Sep 1840
  • Moses Houchin4
  • John Houchin+1 b. say 1750, d. bef. 12 Oct 1838
  • Elizabeth Houchin7 b. 25 Sep 1763
This person was last edited on6 Aug 2015


  1. [S1730] Paul C. Houchen, History of the Houchin Family in the United States With Notes on the French and English Families (Beaver Crossing, Nebraska: s.p., 1931), 26, further cited as Houchen, Houchin Family.
  2. [S1086] William Douglas and W. Mac Jones, The Douglas Register: Being a detailed record of Births, Marriages and Deaths together with other interesting notes, as kept by the Rev. William Douglas, from 1750 to 1797; An Index of Goochland Wills; Notes on the French-Huguenot Refugees who lived in Manakin-Town (1928; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1977), 108, further cited as Douglas and Jones, The Douglas Register.
  3. [S1330] Estimated from estimated date of first child's birth (1750).
  4. [S1730] Houchen, Houchin Family, 27.
  5. [S1730] Houchen, Houchin Family, 27,73.
  6. [S1730] Houchen, Houchin Family, 27,65.
  7. [S1086] Douglas and Jones, The Douglas Register, 218.