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HISTORY OF HANOVER TOWNSHIP AND WYOMING VALLEY

Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
By: Henry Blackman Plumb, 1885, 498 pp.
Robert Baur, Printer and Stationer, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Website Compiled By: James H. Culbert


THE HORTON FAMILY
CONTAINED IN THE HANOVER GENEALOGICAL TABLES TO 1830, pp. 430-432

This page last updated: 26 Jun 2009

Note: Additions to the information found in Plumb's History of Hanover are shown below in red text.

Barnabas HORTON 1, the son of Joseph HORTON, was born in England in 1600; emigrated to America in the ship, Swallow, in 1635-38; landed in Massachusetts; came to New Haven, Connecticut in 1640; settled permanently on the east end of Long Island in New York in 1640; married Mary ?; died there.  They had:

Caleb HORTON 2 (Barnabas 1) was born in Southold, Long Island, in 1640; married Abigail HALLOCK; lived at Cutchogue, Long Island; died there in 1702.  They had: Jonathan HORTON 3 (Caleb, 2 Barnabas 1) was born in Long Island in 1668; married Bethia CONKLIN; (perhaps) lived and died on Long Island at Cutchogue.  They had: Jonathan HORTON 4 (Jonathan, 3 Caleb, 2 Barnabas 1) was born on Long Island in 1694; married Elizabeth GOLDSMITH; lived and died at Cutchogue.  They had: Jonathan HORTON 5 (Jonathan, 4 Jonathan, 3 Caleb, 2 Barnabas 1) was born at Cutchogue in 1730; married Bethia HORTON; removed to Orange County, New York; lived and died in Orange County.  They had: Lieutenant John HORTON 6 (Jonathan, 5 Jonathan, 4 Jonathan, 3 Caleb, 2 Barnabas 1) was born in Southold, Long Island in 1753; he was a soldier in the Revolutionary War; was in the Battle of Wyoming, 1778, and escaped the massacre; in 1782 he married Mary DE LA MONTAYNE; lived and died in Wyoming Valley.  They had: Miller HORTON 7 (John, 6 Jonathan, 5 Jonathan, 4 Jonathan, 3 Caleb, 2 Barnabas 1) was born in Wyoming Valley in 1792; married Elizabeth WALLER; was a great stage proprietor in his day; lived on the River Road, his house standing on and across the Hanover and Wilkes-Barre line, being partly in each township; he paid his personal taxes in Hanover and was a citizen and voter in Hanover township; his lot in Hanover was No. 1, first division, surveyed and certified to Nathan WALLER in 1802; he lived and died in Hanover.  They had: John Waller HORTON 8 (Miller, 7 John, 6 Jonathan, 5 Jonathan, 4 Jonathan, 3 Caleb, 2 Barnabas 1) was born in Wilkes-Barre or Hanover in 1814; married Sarah GATES; lived and died in Wilkes-Barre.  They had: Nathan Miller HORTON 8 (Miller, 7 John, 6 Jonathan, 5 Jonathan, 4 Jonathan, 3 Caleb, 2 Barnabas 1) was born in Wilkes-Barre or Hanover in 1821; married Susan RICHARDS; lives in Wilkes-Barre [in 1885].  They had:


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