Anna Horton

1 March 1798–27 June 1881 (Age 83)
New Lebanon, New Lebanon, Columbia, New York, United States

The Life of Anna

When Anna Horton was born on 1 March 1798, in New Lebanon, New Lebanon, Columbia, New York, United States, her father, David Horton, was 21 and her mother, Susannah Barden, was 24. She married Philander Hatch about 1819, in New Lebanon, New Lebanon, Columbia, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Hancock, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States in 1850 and Parma, Jackson, Michigan, United States in 1860. She died on 27 June 1881, in Springport, Jackson, Michigan, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Philander Hatch
Anna Horton
Marriage: about 1819
Fernando Hatch Horton
Minerva Ann Horton

Spouse and Children

about 1819
New Lebanon, New Lebanon, Columbia, New York, United States


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1805 · Detroit was Destroyed by a Fire

Age 7

"During the morning of June 11, 1805, a blaze began in a barn near the local bakery and the flames spread quickly to other wooden structures. Because the city lacked a professional fire department, the citizens of the city soon were engaged in a bucket brigade. But even the proximity to the river could not save Detroit. The entire city was burnt to the ground by the days end. Today, the Great Fire of 1805 is remembered in Detroit's city flag with the city's motto, ""It will rise from the ashes,"" in Latin."
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 22

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

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 (3)

  • Annie Horton in household of John Colson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry Horton, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Anny Horton in household of Henry Horton, "United States Census, 1850"

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