Henry Jefferson Dofflemyer Hortt

31 August 1839–31 March 1892 (Age 52)
Luray, Page, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Henry Jefferson Dofflemyer

When Henry Jefferson Dofflemyer Hortt was born on 31 August 1839, in Luray, Page, Virginia, United States, his father, Joshua Doffelmyer, was 27 and his mother, Louisa Hurt, was 19. He married Bethana Bailey on 5 October 1867, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 31 March 1892, in Fredonia, Coconino, Arizona, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Fredonia, Coconino, Arizona, United States.

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Henry Jefferson Dofflemyer Hortt
Bethana Bailey
Marriage: 5 October 1867
James Henry Hortt
Jesse Bailey. Hortt
Orrin Wallace Hortt
Hettie Lovina Hortt
Effie Annette Hortt
Mormon Abinadi or M. Allen Hortt
Elizabeth Hortt
Louisa Hortt
Pearl Cornelia Hortt
Lilly Josephine Hortt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 October 1867Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1844 · Lumpkin's Jail
    Age 5
    In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1861 · The Battle of Manassas
    Age 22
    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

    Name Meaning

    English (Norfolk): variant of Hart .

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

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    Henry Jefferson Hortt Dofflemyer by Lenore Schow

    He was known as an honorable and honest man. It was easy for Henry to be converted to the gospel. It was an important part of his life and he often testified of his belief. He made sure that his ch …

    Sources (20)

    • Henry Hart, "United States Census, 1880"
    • James H in entry for M Allen Hartt and Lenora Elizabeth Goozee, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"
    • Jefferson H. Hortt in entry for James Henry Hortt, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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