Sarah A Horton

20 July 1847–23 July 1917 (Age 70)
Hillsville, Carroll, Virginia, United States

The Life of Sarah A

When Sarah A Horton was born on 20 July 1847, in Hillsville, Carroll, Virginia, United States, her father, Reuben Horton, was 22 and her mother, Lucy Webb, was 25. She married William M. Hall on 26 March 1902, in Carroll, Virginia, United States. She lived in Carroll, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Virginia, United States in 1870. She died on 23 July 1917, at the age of 70.

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William M. Hall
Sarah A Horton
Marriage: 26 March 1902

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26 March 1902
Carroll, Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 14

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 19

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places so called. The majority, with examples in at least fourteen counties, are named from Old English horh ‘mud’, ‘slime’ or horn ‘dirt’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. One in southern Gloucestershire, however, is named from Old English heorot ‘hart’ + dūn ‘hill’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Sarah A Horton in household of Rueben Horton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah A Horton in household of Reubin Horton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah A Horton in household of Reuben Horton, "United States Census, 1860"

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