Children of Thomas Horton and wife Jane (_______):
Thomas Horton who died in 1585 leaving a widow whose name was probably Elizabeth and an unknown number of minor children. Will not located but administration papers identified him as Thomas the younger.Also mentioned in the administration papers were William Horton of Mowsley and Joseph Horton - it is presumed that one was the administrator and one the bondsman), with no stated relationship to Thomas the younger.
Joseph Horton, is presumed to be a son of Thomas Horton and his wife Jane, because of the administration papers at the time of the death of Thomas the younger."Upon the death of his older brother, Joseph may have assumed the guardianship of all his late brother's minor children, but this has yet to be documented."
probably a daughter who married Henry Dawes. Presumed relationship based on Joseph Horton's will.
Research Notes - Will of Joseph Horton 1616 (this Joseph is the son of Thomas Horton about whom this profile is written.)
Joseph bequeathed the following:
Johane Horton, my loving wife
Richard Horton, my youngest sonne
Libeas Horton, Lawrence Horton, my other two sonnes
Marie Dawes my neece, daughter of Henrie Dawes
Harold Erick, wife of John Erick
Henrie Coleman sonne of Thomas Coleman my sonne in lawe
Joyce Parsons wife of George Parsons
every other child of Libeas Horton, Lawrence Horton, Richard Horton my sonnes
Margaret Coleman, Elizabeth Dawes, Marie Coleman, Frances Coates, Edith Reyner, Agnes Kynde, my daughters
Robert Fellowes my brother in law and Thomas Colman my sonne in lawe to be overseers of this my last will and testament.