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General Information

No:  400
Street:  Marietta
Name:  Ruben & Cora Houghton House (owned 48 years)
Family:  DiMichele
Historic Plaque:  2008
Owner Info:  Y
Built:  circa 1907
Sec  23
Sub  Sibley
Lot:  6-10, pt 5
Architect:  
Cont/Build:  

Description:  2 story blue (1996) frame Bungalow(?) with white trim. Large screened porch across entire front of house. Gable roof with front dormer.
#Owners:  6
Original Use:  Residential
Current Use:  Residential

CHANGES - As Built:  Y
Add To:  N
Sub From:  N
Replace:  N


Owners:

Current Owner: Jon A. & Patricia C. DiMichele Date Fr: 1998 Date To: 
Original: Cora Houghton (& Ruben W.) Date Fr: 1907 Date To: 1955
1: Carol L. Harden (& Ollie) Date Fr 1: 1955 Date To 1: 1959
2: Ann Catherine "Fritzie"(& John) Dalzell Date Fr 2: 1959 Date To 2: 1965
3: Dale F. II & Christina Ford "Tina" Peter  Date Fr 3: 1965 Date To 3: 1971
4: Susan "Susie" B. Langner (& Tim) Date Fr 4: 1971 Date To 4: 1998
5:  Date Fr 5:  Date To 5: 
6:  Date Fr 6:  Date To 6: 
7:  Date Fr 7:  Date To 7: 
8:  Date Fr 8:  Date To 8: 
9:  Date Fr 9:  Date To 9: 
10:  Date Fr 10:  Date To 10:  1975


Stories

Story 1   Houghtons also seem to have owned 707 Lexington Avenue from 1924-1930.
Story 2   This home of Mr. & Mrs. (Fritzie) John W. Dalzell was on the December 18, 1959 TP Garden Club House Tour, Holiday Houses in the Park. This was a Friday, advance tickets were $1 but $1.25 on the day, and the homes were open from 1:30-4 and 7-9 PM.
Story 3   Hope to get story of a Houghton father falling off roof, resulting in death (Twin Lakes)


Directories:

1939 Map: Houghton

1942 Map: Houghton

1951/3 Map: R. W. Houghton (Cora A. Houghton died December 24, 1960, he earlier)

1959 Directory: Oliver & Carol Hardin

1960-64 Directories: John & Ann Fritzi Dalzell

1965-72 Directories: Dale & Tina Peter

1973-97 Directories: Tim & Susie Langner

1998-99 Direct: (Sold 1998)

2000-2017 Directories: Jon & Patricia DiMichele