Joseph H. Horton

21 April 1902–4 June 1985 (Age 83)
Wayne, Georgia, United States

The Life of Joseph H.

When Joseph H. Horton was born on 21 April 1902, in Wayne, Georgia, United States, his father, Amos Hardie Horton, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Knight, was 41. He lived in District 1519, Wayne, Georgia, United States in 1910 and Jesup, Wayne, Georgia, United States in 1920. He died on 4 June 1985, in Wayne, Georgia, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Jesup, Wayne, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amos Hardie Horton
Sarah Knight
Kate Horton
Pierce Auburn Horton Sr
Clifford Frances Horton
Maria Horton
Marie Horton
Inez Horton
Joseph H. Horton

Parents and Siblings

    Amos Hardie Horton





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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 4

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Joe Horton in household of Sallie H Horton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph Horton in household of Hance E Dukes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joe H Horton, "Georgia Death Index, 1933-1998"

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