Clara Estelle Horton

3 November 1898–28 August 1944 (Age 45)
Central Falls, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life Summary of Clara Estelle

When Clara Estelle Horton was born on 3 November 1898, in Central Falls, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Ira Clifford Horton, was 22 and her mother, Sarah Lillian Knight, was 23. She lived in Providence, Rhode Island, United States in 1935 and Pawtucket, Providence, Rhode Island, United States for about 9 years. She died on 28 August 1944, in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Moshassuck Cemetery, Central Falls, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ira Clifford Horton
1876–1907
Sarah Lillian Knight
1875–1923
Grace Eveline Horton
1893–1894
Alfred Lester Horton
1895–1970
Ethel May Horton
1897–1981
Clara Estelle Horton
1898–1944
Maybel Horton
1900–1906
Herbert Everett Horton
1902–1960

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 2
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1907 · Larchmont sinks
Age 9
On February 11, 1907, a passenger ship gets rammed by a coal carrier just southwest of Watch Hill, Rhode Island. It takes only 10 minutes for the Larchmont to sink. Only 19 of those on board survive. The next day bodies of those that had been on the ship continue to wash up onto the shore.
1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 14
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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.

Possible Related Names

Hortin
Horten

Sources (9)

  • Corlin, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Clara E Horton in household of Edith E Horton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clara Estelle Horton, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"

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