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Julius Horton
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Birth: 1775
Halifax County
North Carolina, USA
Death: 1818
Washington Parish
Louisiana, USA

Julius was the son of Samuel and Jane (Swart) Horton and the husband of Susannah Purnell whom he married about 1799 at Halifax Co., N.C. After living in N.C. for forty years Julius gathered his family and moved westward. He gave his father-in-law, John Purnell, power-of-attorney for his land and property before he left N.C. Stories are that he left N.C. because he had killed someone, however, the circumstances are unknown. By 1818 he had settled in Washington Parish, Louisiana, where he "died of a fever", leaving his wife, Susannah, and their several younger children. Julius' oldest daughter, Nancy, and her husband, James W. Bulloch (an experienced soldier and frontiersman) were with the Horton family. The decision was made that the family would continue west to Texas where the Mexican government was granting new land to immigrants. (Julius' burial site in Washington Parish is unknown). 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Susannah Purnell Horton (1780 - 1862)
 
 Children:
  Nancy Horton Bulloch (1800 - 1854)*
  Alexander Purnell Horton (1810 - 1894)*
  William Wade Horton (1814 - 1849)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: No gravestone exists. This is only a memorial.
 
Burial:
Non-Cemetery Burial
Specifically: Washington Par., LA, Burial site unknown
 
Created by: sam sproles
Record added: Jan 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46694202
 


- Dixie Home Georgia
 Added: Jul. 10, 2012
Remembering Julius Horton, pioneer.
- sam sproles
 Added: Jan. 15, 2010
 
 
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