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David Lenox HORTON

David Lenox HORTON4,5,1,2

16th Jun 18381,2 - 3rd Feb 19232

Life History

16th Jun 1838

Born in St Francois County, Missouri.1,2

24th Dec 1857

Married Margaret Susannah LANE in St Clair County, Missouri.5,3,2

28th Mar 1904

Death of Margaret Susannah LANE.3

3rd Feb 1923

Died in St Francois County, Missouri.2

about 3rd Feb 1923

Buried in Doe Run Memorial Cemetery, St Francois County, Missouri.3,2

Notes

  • 1850 Federal Census, Washington County, Missouri, 18 September,Concord, page 253 (scan 127), Hse/Fam #537
    Jno Horton 58 M Farmer $100 Real Estate Value b South Carolina
    Susan Horton 54 F b South Carolina
    Christopher Horton 25 M b Missouri Cannot read & write
    Polly C Horton 22 F b Missouri
    Sarah A Horton 20 F b Missouri
    Susan I Horton 17 F b Missouri
    John C Horton 14 M b Missouri
    David L Horton 12 M b Missouri

    Missouri Marriages, 1766-1983
    David Lenox Horton
    Spouse Margarett Susannah Lane
    Marriage 24 Dec 1857 St. Clair Missouri

    Obituary of David L Horton

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    David L Horton was born near Iron Mountain, this county, June 16,1838.  He departed this life on 4 Feb 1923, aged 84 years, 7 monthsand 18 days.  Deceased had spent his entire life in this county, wherehe wa known as one of the county's best and most dependable citizens.

    On Dec 25, 1858, he was united in marriage with Margaret Layne.  Tothis union 9 children were born. ... On March 28, 1904, his wifepreceded him in death. ... (No funeral or burial date or place ismentioned.)
    --  Newspaper and exact date unknown, probably 5 Feb 1923;  Clippingcourtesy of B K Ling for the article
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    His obituary reports the death date as 4 Feb 1923, but the date ofdeath in the cemetery burial register is 3 Feb 1923.  The later dateis probably the date of the funeral and burial.

    Doe Run Memorial Cemetery, Doe Run, St Francois, Missouri listings
    Horton  David Lenox  Jun 16 1838 - Feb 03 1923  Section C, 329
    --  RootsWeb,http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mostfran/cemeteries/doe_run_memorial_section_c.htm

    I established the folloiwng memorial for David on Find a Grave.

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    David Lennox Horton
    Birth Jun 16, 1838 St Francois County, Missouri
    Death Feb 3, 1923 St Francois County, Missouri

    David is the son of John B Horton Jr, great grandson of AbrahamHorton, who moved from Pennsylvania to North Carolina in the 1700s.His grandfather John B Horton Sr married Ann, Anna or Nancy Ann Green,who was of Cherokee descent. For this he was dismissed from the NewGarden Friends Monthly Meeting.

    John Sr was among Cherokees who signed the 1817 Cherokee treaty withthe United States to exchange their lands for new lands in Arkansas,part of the Louisiana Purchase and later Missouri Territory. Accordingto his obituary in February 1923, David was born near Iron Mountain inSt Francois County, Missouri, in the southeastern part of Missouri.

    David married Margaret Susannah Lane 24 December 1857. (His obituarysays the date was 25 Dec 1858.) Some sources say it was in St ClairCounty, Missouri, others say St Francois County.

    His obituary reports that the date of death was 4 February 1923, butthe burial register of Doe Run Cemetery reports the date of death as 3Feb 1923.

    Susannah is buried in the Horton Cemetery in Belgrade, WashingtonCounty, Missouri

    Parents:
    John Brissell Horton (1789 - 1871)
    Susan Crider Horton (1796 - 1868)

    Spouse Margaret Susannah Lane Horton (1836 - 1904)

    Siblings:
    George Thomas Horton (1815 - 1900)
    Sarah Ann Horton Layne (1821 - 1908)
    Elizabeth Catherine Horton Brown (1824 - 1880)
    Mary Catherine Polly Horton Montgomery (1828 - 1860)
    John Crider Horton (1835 - 1911)

    Burial Doe Run Memorial Cemetery, Doe Run, St. Francois County,Missouri, Section C No 349

    Created by Orville Jenkins Oct 29, 2015
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #154392021,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=154392021
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Sources

  • 1. RootsWeb Cemetery Listings
  • 2. Obituary of David L Horton 1923
  • 3. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 4. 1850 Federal Census, Washington County, Missouri
    • 18 September, Concord, page 253 (scan 127), Hse/Fam #537
  • 5. Missouri Marriages, 1766-1983

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