Ann Elizabeth Horton

7 August 1832–6 March 1903 (Age 70)
Wake Forest, Wake, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Ann Elizabeth

When Ann Elizabeth Horton was born on 7 August 1832, in Wake Forest, Wake, North Carolina, United States, her father, Hardy Horton, was 30 and her mother, Catherine Upchurch, was 26. She married John Thomas Weathers on 8 January 1853, in Wake, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in St. Matthews Township, Wake, North Carolina, United States in 1880 and Little River Township, Wake, North Carolina, United States in 1900. She died on 6 March 1903, in Wake Forest, Wake, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

John Thomas Weathers
1827–
Ann Elizabeth Horton
1832–1903
Marriage: 8 January 1853
Virginia Emma Weathers
1857–1939
Jodie Ida Weathers
1860–1936
Helen A. Weathers
1861–
Joseph S. Weathers
1861–
Charles Horatio Weathers
1863–1945
Benjamin Franklin Weathers
1867–1956
John Weathers
1869–
Mary Catherine Weathers
1871–1936

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 January 1853
Wake, North Carolina, United States
children

(8)

    Virginia Emma Weathers

    Female1857–1939Female

    Jodie Ida Weathers

    Female1860–1936Female

    Helen A. Weathers

    Female1861–Female

    Joseph S. Weathers

    Male1861–Male

    Male1863–1945Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1801–1856Male

    Catherine Upchurch

    Female1806–1863Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1822–1903Male

    Henry William Horton

    Male1826–1890Male

    Ann Elizabeth Horton

    Female1832–1903Female

    Adnirian Horton

    Male1833–1855Male

    Mary Frances Horton

    Female1837–1907Female

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.
1846

Age 14

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 21

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

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)

  • Ann E Weathers in household of Jno T Weathers, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ann Weathers in household of John Weathers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ann E Horton in household of Hardy Horton, "United States Census, 1850"

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