Eliza Ann Horton

Female30 March 1823–7 April 1843

Brief Life History of Eliza Ann

When Eliza Ann Horton was born on 30 March 1823, in Bourbon, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, her father, Edward Wakeman Horton, was 29 and her mother, Matilda Henry, was 22. She died on 7 April 1843, at the age of 20.

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Family Time Line

Edward Wakeman Horton
1793–1864
Matilda Henry
1801–1870
Sally Ann Horton
1821–1850
Eliza Ann Horton
1821–1850
Eliza Ann Horton
1823–1843
William F Horton
1824–
Jackson A. Horton
1827–
Thomas Jefferson Horton
1829–
Ephraim A Horton
1831–1865
Isabelle Horton
1833–1916
Amelia Horton
1835–
Hiram Horton
1841–

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    World Events (3)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 2

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 7

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

    Age 7

    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

    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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