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Abraham Horton (1722 - 1816)

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Abraham Horton
Born in Bucks Co. Pennsylvaniamap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married about in Surry Co., NCmap
Died in Surry Co., North Carolinamap
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Abraham Horton Sr. Contributed By Robert Arthur Lawton · Aug 26, 2014, 11:50 PM · 0 Comments

Abraham Horton was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania inn the year of 1722. He was of a Quaker family who settled along the Delaware River twenty or thirty miles north of Philadelphia. He married Martha, surname unknown. In the year of 1770 this Horton family journeyed to North Carolina and settled in that part of Rowan County which became part of Surrey County in 1771. Quakers had formed a settlement here and in that year they established a meeting at Tom's creek near the present Westfield, North Carolina.

Abraham Horton died at Westfield June 1, 1816, and was buried in the Westfield Quaker cemetery in Surry County, North Carolina According to Ronald Bolt of Union City, California


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