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James Brissell Horton
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Birth: Mar. 27, 1755
Bucks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb., 1782
Ross County
Ohio, USA

~~ James Brissell Horton ~~

Family Data Collection - Individual Records about James Horton
Name: James Horton
Spouse: Margaret Beals
Parents: Abraham Horton, Martha B Williams
Birth Place: Bucks Co, PA
Birth Date: 27 Mar 1755
Marriage Place: Surry Co, NC
Marriage Date: 17 Jan 1778
Death Place: Chillothe
Death Date: Feb 1782

James Brissell Horton
Birth Mar 27 1755 in Bucks, Pennsylvania
Death Feb 1782
Parents Abraham Horton 1722 - 1816
Martha Brissell 1725 - 1808
Marriage 17 Jan 1778 to Margaret Beals

"James, Johnathon, Issac, Abraham Jr and Daniel were all Rev War Patriots."
-- Sheri Horton

"Margaret Beals, daughter of Thomas and Sarah Beals, was just twenty years of age when a proposal of marriage was accepted by her from James Horton. Her father was away on a trip but her mother gave her consent. James and Margaret were married at their Meeting House on January 17th, 1778. He was then twenty years old."
-- Bolt American by Nina Leona Bolt Martin, as quoted in Grigg & Fuhriman

"James Horton, son of Abraham, Surry Co., m. Margaret Beales, dt. Thomas, same place, 17-1-1778 at Tom's Creek. Wit: John Hiatt, Thos. Beales, John Beales, Samuel Bond, John Horton, John Burris, Ruth Beales, Mary Jessop, Sarah Beales, Hannah Sumner, Rachel Beales, Ann Hiatt."
-- Marriages from the New Garden Monthly Meeting, North Carolina

"James, as several of his brothers, if not all, had the middle name of Brissell from his mother".
--Research from Orville Boyd Jenkins

"James Horton, was taken prisoner by the Indians and, from most reliable information that can be obtained, was carried to Old Chillicothe, near Frankfort, Ohio, and there put to death".
--THOMAS BEALS: First Friends Minister in Ohio
By Harlow Lindley, Reprinted from Vol. LIII #1
Jan/Mar 1944, Pg. 55-60
The Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Quarterly

"James Horton and a dozen men from NC establish camp on Bluestone River in Kentucky. Horton and 6 men captured. 5 men killed. Horton and John Branson captured and taken to Chillocothe, Ross Co., Ohio and tortured and burned at the stake".
--From the research of Joanne Todd

Family links: 
  Abraham Horton (1733 - 1816)
  Margaret Beals Huff (1757 - 1833)
  Rachel Horton Scott (1778 - 1857)*
  James Horton (1782 - 1835)*
  James Brissell Horton (1755 - 1782)
  Abraham Horton (1760 - 1842)*
  Isaac Horton (1763 - 1854)*
*Calculated relationship
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: Burned at the stake by Indians
Created by: Hoosier Medic
Record added: Feb 27, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105893725

Honoring the life of the husband of my 5th great grand aunt.
- Patricia Williams Curry
 Added: Nov. 23, 2014
Rest in Peace 6x great grandfather
- Colleen
 Added: Nov. 12, 2014

- Christina Bishop
 Added: Apr. 10, 2013
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