Dr. Robert L Horton

Male17 April 1864–15 June 1932

Brief Life History of Robert L

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.

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Family Time Line

Dr. Robert L Horton
Mary Chatham
Marriage: 7 March 1894
Robert Lee Horton
Myrtie Horton

Sources (6)

  • Robt Horton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • R L Horton, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"
  • R L Horton, "United States Census, 1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 March 1894Hinds, Mississippi, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    1871 · KKK Supression

    Age 7

    In March of 1871, in an attempt to supress the Ku Klux Klan in South Carolina, President Grant sends troops in. Later that year in October, the KKK are told to disarm and break up. They do not do this and later many are arrested by the US marshals.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 18

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    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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