When Dr. Robert L Horton was born on 17 April 1864, in Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States, his father, Samuel Joseph Horton, was 53 and his mother, Emeline Zola Edgeworth, was 52. He married Mary Chatham on 7 March 1894, in Hinds, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Hermanville, Claiborne, Mississippi, United States in 1900 and Beat 3, Hinds, Mississippi, United States in 1910. He died on 15 June 1932, in Port Gibson, Claiborne, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Wintergreen Cemetery, Port Gibson, Claiborne, Mississippi, United States.
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.
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