Sarah A Horton

Brief Life History of Sarah A

When Sarah A Horton was born on 20 July 1847, in Hillsville, Carroll, Virginia, United States, her father, Reuben Horton, was 23 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
1839–1920
Sarah A Horton
1847–1917
Marriage: 26 March 1902

Sources (7)

  • Sarah A Horton in household of Rueben Horton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Ann Horton, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Sarah Ann Horton, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

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. 

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

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 (Staffordshire and Warwickshire): habitational name from one or other of the many places so called, such as those in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Northamptonshire, Shropshire, Somerset, Staffordshire, Wiltshire, and Yorkshire. Most of the placenames derive from Old English horh or horu ‘dirt, filth’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’, though some may have different origins, including Horton in Gloucestershire, which may derive from Old English heorot ‘hart, stag’ + tūn.

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

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