|. Benjamin J. Horton, 1839 - 1915, s/o Henry Horton
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
31 Benjamin J. Horton,5 3 (Henry,4,Joseph,3,John,2)
. 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.
311 1. Henry Franklin Horton (Franklin), b 25 Nov 1861 Carroll Co, m(1) Malinda Jane Henley (Jane), m(2) Elva McPeak.
. 2. Alverta J. Horton, b 5 Apr 1867 Carroll Co, d 29 Oct 1901, bur Webb-Thompson Cem.
. 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.
. 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)).
. 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.