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
Ann Elizabeth Horton
Marriage: 8 January 1853
Virginia Emma Weathers
Jodie Ida Weathers
Helen A. Weathers
Joseph S. Weathers
Charles Horatio Weathers
Benjamin Franklin Weathers
John Weathers
Mary Catherine Weathers

Spouse and Children

8 January 1853
Wake, North Carolina, United States


    Virginia Emma Weathers


    Jodie Ida Weathers


    Helen A. Weathers


    Joseph S. Weathers



+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Catherine Upchurch





    Henry William Horton


    Ann Elizabeth Horton


    Adnirian Horton


    Mary Frances Horton


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.

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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