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William N. Nanny Horton
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Birth: Jan., 1829
Goshen
Orange County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1887
Olympia
Thurston County
Washington, USA

Born William A. Nanny probably Jan 1829 based on early census data combined with the information on his tombstone. He used the name Horton for unknown reasons, son of William Smith Nanny aka Anway and Eliza Coleman. The name change to Horton is mentioned in his father's will. Left NY for CA 1849-51 moved first to Oregon and then to Olympia Washington. Married 1853 Emma Hartsock dau. of Gallentine Hartsock and Elizabeth Nelson. Four children, Inez (aka Nettie), James E., Lillian L., Eugene S. Steamboat engineer and manufacturer of water pipe. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Smith Anway (1807 - 1893)
  Elizabeth Coleman Anway (1810 - 1866)
 
 Spouse:
  Emma Hartsock Horton (1834 - 1928)*
 
 Children:
  James E. Horton (1857 - 1941)*
  Lillian L. Horton Mason (1858 - 1937)*
  Eugene Stanley Horton (1861 - 1943)*
 
 Sibling:
  William N. Nanny Horton (1829 - 1887)
  Mary E Anway Jacobsohn (1835 - 1886)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
W. N. Horton died March 8, 1887 aged 56 years 2 months.
 
Burial:
Masonic Memorial Park
Tumwater
Thurston County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Ralph Edwards
Record added: Jul 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39344730
William N. <i>Nanny</i> Horton
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William N. <i>Nanny</i> Horton
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William N. <i>Nanny</i> Horton
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- Gary Bonney
 Added: Jan. 9, 2011
For one story of his life you can contact me. If you know of a living male descendant of William N. Horton, please have that person contact me to participate in a DNA test to confirm that William N. Horton began his life William Anway.
- Mark Anway
 Added: Oct. 23, 2009

- Bill and Elaine Schrock
 Added: Sep. 14, 2009
 
 
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