Raymond Horton

12 February 1928–December 2007 (Age 79)
Appling, Georgia, United States

The Life of Raymond

When Raymond Horton was born on 12 February 1928, in Appling, Georgia, United States, his father, George Cleveland Horton, was 43 and his mother, Mattie Young, was 45. He died in December 2007, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

George Cleveland Horton
1884–1938
Mattie Young
1882–1959
Rufus Ivey Horton
1906–1975
George Leonard Horton
1907–1968
Ellavease Horton
1911–1993
Milton Reynold Horton
1916–1958
Daniel Webster Horton
1924–1988
Raymond Horton
1928–2007

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1929

Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1942 · Germans Sink Ships Near St. Simons Island

Age 14

Lights from homes along the coast of St. Simons Island provided a clear view of the SS Oklahoma for German U-boat Captain Reinhard Hardegen on April 8, 1942. A German torpedo was fired at the SS Oklahoma shortly after midnight. An hour later, a second torpedo was fired at the oil tanker Esso Baton Rouge. Both ships sunk and the attacks left 22 seamen dead. After the incident, residents of the Golden Isles panicked over concern of a German Invasion of the coast and were stringently observant of a nighttime blackout.  
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 21

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: Raymond Horton - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Raymond Horton

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