Harold Rhea Horton

20 March 1932–30 August 1996 (Age 64)
Fairview, Scott, Virginia, United States

The Life of Harold Rhea

When Harold Rhea Horton was born on 20 March 1932, in Fairview, Scott, Virginia, United States, his father, Ballard B. Horton, was 41 and his mother, Hassie Warf, was 34. He lived in Powell Magisterial District, Scott, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 30 August 1996, at the age of 64.

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Harold Rhea Horton
Jewell Giles

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    Wendell Seith Horton



    Ina Sue Horton


World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 9

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 17

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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Sources (2)

  • Harold Harton in household of Ballard B Harton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harold Horton, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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