Elijah Edmond Horton

9 July 1850–13 December 1915 (Age 65)
Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elijah Edmond

When Elijah Edmond Horton was born on 9 July 1850, in Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edmund Horton, was 41 and his mother, Maria Meades, was 36. He married Rachel Christobel Frazier on 12 May 1872, in Wanship, Summit, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 13 December 1915, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Wanship Cemetery, Wanship, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Edmond Horton
Rachel Christobel Frazier
Marriage: 12 May 1872
May Horton
Rachel Emma Horton
Edmond E Horton
Walter Serene Horton
Ernest Honest Horton
Raymond Frazier Horton
Mead Howard Horton Sr.
Lillian Horton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 May 1872Wanship, Summit, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 4
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 18
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    English (Staffordshire and Warwickshire): habitational name from one or other of the many places so called, such as those in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Northamptonshire, Shropshire, Somerset, Staffordshire, Wiltshire, and Yorkshire. Most of the placenames derive from Old English horh or horu ‘dirt, filth’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’, though some may have different origins, including Horton in Gloucestershire, which may derive from Old English heorot ‘hart, stag’ + tūn.

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

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    Sources (29)

    • Elijah Horton in entry for Raymond Horton, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Elijah Horten in household of Edward Horten, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Elyah Horton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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