Parthena Horton Cox

July 1816–1900 (Age 83)
Stokes, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Parthena

Parthena Horton Cox was born in July 1816, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States. She married Wade Hampton Horton in 1837, in Mill Creek Township, Franklin, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Olive Hill, Person, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1900, in Downey, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Santa Fe Springs, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wade Hampton Horton
Parthena Horton Cox
Marriage: 1837
Bertha Horton
Orren T Horton
Elizabeth Sarah Horton
George Benton Horton
Lucinda Horton
Marshall Horton
Melinda Caroline Horton
Wade Albert Horton

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 3
With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1830 · Trail of Tears
Age 14
In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
Age 30
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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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Sources (11)

  • Parthena Horton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Parthena Horton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Parthena Horton in household of Wade Horton, "United States Census, 1850"

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