.           Benjamin J. Horton, 1839 - 1915, s/o Henry Horton
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

31   Benjamin J. Horton,5                                                                                                          3   (Henry,4,Joseph,3,John,2)
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.           b 24 Feb 1839 Va; d 15 Mar 1915 Carroll Co, Va, "age 76 y, 0 m, 21 d, b Va, of senile debility, s/o Henry Horton and Susan Goad".
.           m 1861 to Ellen Burgess, b Nov 1839 Surry Co, NC, d 3 Dec 1915 Carroll Co, "age 76 y, 1 m, b Surry Co, NC, of broncho pneu-
.               monia, d/o Samuel Bog_ess, informant Isaac D. Horton", bur Horton Cem.
.               Ellen was apparently Ellen Burgess,20 NC, day laborer, living with
Joseph Horton (#5) in 1860.  She was poss the Ellen J. Bur-
.               gess,13 NC, d/o William and Elizabeth Burgess, who were listed in the 1850 Surry Co, NC census, but no proof.
.               (some sources have listed Ellen's last name as "Bunch", but this is apparently incorrect)

.           1870 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, p 429, #93/94, Benjamin Horton,21 Va, farmer, Ellen,30 NC, Henry F.,8 Va, Alverta J.,4 Va,
.                    Margaret A.,8/12 Va (Dec).
.           1880 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, p 26B, #85/85, Benjamin Horton Jr,41 Va, Ellen,40 NC, Alverta J.,13 Va, Margaret A.,10 Va,
.                    Virginia Kate,3 Va, Louemma,3 Va.
.           1900 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 2, sheet 8B, #141/145, Benjamin Horton, Feb 1839 Va, farmer, Ellen, Nov 1839 NC (marr
.                    39 yrs, 6 ch, 6 living), Alverta J., Apr 67 Va, Virginia K., Jun 75 Va, Isaac D., Jun 81 Va.
.           1910 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, ED 3, sheet 5B, #80/81, Benjamin Horton,71 Va, own income, Ellen,70 Va (marr 49 yrs, 6 ch,
.                    5 living), living with Isaac D. Horton.

.           issue:

311      
1.   Henry Franklin Horton (Franklin), b 25 Nov 1861 Carroll Co, m(1) Malinda Jane Henley (Jane), m(2) Elva McPeak.

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2.   Alverta J. Horton, b 5 Apr 1867 Carroll Co, d 29 Oct 1901, bur Webb-Thompson Cem.

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3.   Margarette Ann Horton, b 12 Dec 1869 Carroll Co, d 26 Feb 1929 Carroll Co, m 26 Sep 1895 Carroll Co to James Riley Wash-
.                 ington Bond, b 15 Jul 1875 Carroll Co, d 10 Dec 1960 Carroll Co, s/o
Nathan Dudley Bond (#232) and Victoria McMillan.
.                 James m(2) 24 Aug 1929 Hillsville to Gracie Leonna Quesenberry, b 6 Mar 1905 Carroll Co, d 20 Nov 1932 Snake Creek, Car-
.                 roll Co, bur Bond Cem, Fancy Gap (by tradition), d/o Andrew Jackson Quesinberry and Rachel Elva Horton (d/o Nancy Alber-
.                 tine Horton, d/o
John Riley Horton (#12)).  James m(3) 1933 Grayson Co to Della Iola Guynn, b 16 Oct 1912 Va, d 13 Oct
.                 1997 Mount Airy, Surry Co, bur Elk Spur Cem, d/o James Franklin Guynn and Inez Lillie Thomas.

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4.   Virginia Kate Horton (Kate), b 1 Jun 1875 Carroll Co, d 11 Jul 1968 Carroll Co, bur Skyview Missionary Baptist Church
.                 Cem, m 23 Mar 1901 Carroll Co to
Lewis Rice Horton (#1311), b 4 May 1875 Carroll Co, d 6 Aug 1954 Carroll Co, bur Sky-
.                 view Missionary Baptist Church Cem, s/o her 1st cousin Alexander Horton (Alex) and Elizabeth Goad (d/o
Spencer Goad
.                 (Spence) (#E)).

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5.   Louemma Horton, b 5 Nov 1876 Carroll Co, m 28 Oct 1896 Carroll Co to her 2nd cousin Benjamin Worrell, b 21 Jun 1876
.                 Carroll Co, s/o Lacy Worrell and Hannah Susan Horton (d/o
Reuben Horton (#11)).

312      
6.   Isaac Davis Horton, b 17 Jun 1881 Carroll Co, m(1) Addie Belle Salmons, m(2) Oliva Levie Sawyers (Fannie), m(3) Golda
.                 May Horton (Goldie).  (some claim that Isaac's name was Isaac Davis Arthur Horton, but this is a confusion with
Davis Art-
.                 hur Horton (#712) who m Sarah C. Dalton)







.           Ref:  1.   Essie Spence Goad's notes.
.                    2.   Sharon Hill's
website.
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