Horton David Haight

20 June 1832–19 January 1900 (Age 67)
Moravia, Moravia, Cayuga, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Horton David

When Horton David Haight was born on 20 June 1832, in Moravia, Moravia, Cayuga, New York, United States, his father, Hector Caleb Haight, was 22 and his mother, Julia Van Orden, was 21. He married Louisa Leavitt on 12 February 1854, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Davis, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 19 January 1900, in Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Horton David Haight
Louisa Leavitt
Marriage: 12 February 1854
Julia Haight
Keturah Haight
Horton David Haight, Jr.
Joseph Young Haight
Mary Emeline Haight
Hector Caleb Haight
Anna Maria Haight
Charles Leavitt Haight
Louisa Haight

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 February 1854Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 7
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    1850 · Tornado Finishes off the Temple
    Age 18
    On May 27, 1850, a tornado came through Nauvoo and took the remaining outer walls of the temple. It was the most frightful thing the city had witnessed. Not just a tornado but also lightening, thunder, wind, hail and rain assailed the spot. Over time what was not destroyed by the storm crumbled until only a small amount was left.

    Name Meaning

    possibly a variant of Hight , a topographic name for someone who lived at the top of a hill. This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.perhaps sometimes a nickname from Middle English hait ‘merry; revelry’.English:

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    The life story of Everett Clark Van Orden

    By Dell R. Van Orden A great-grandson Written in 2004 in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of his father, William Van Orden Everett Van Orden, accord …

    Sources (50)

    • Horton W Haight, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Horton Haight in entry for Mary E. Northington, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Horton Haight, "United States Census, 1870"

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