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Joseph Horton
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Birth: 1625
Mowsley
Leicestershire, England
Death: 1699
Rye
Westchester County
New York, USA


Son of Barnabas Horton and Anne Smith

Married Jane Budd, daughter of Lieut John Budd of Southold and Rye NY.

Children:
John (estimated DOB=1647)
Joseph (estimated DOB=1649)
Samuel (estimated DOB=1652/56
David (estimated DOB=1654/60
Jonathan
Benjamin
Hannah (married Thomas Robinson)

Joseph owed 11 parcels of land in Southold in 1653. Prior to 1665 was resident of Rye NY, which was in the jurisdiction of Connecticut.
Joseph was a confirmed Lieutenant of the train-band of Rye in 1667 and chosen commissioner for Rye in 1681-1683.
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"...about the year 1664, he move to Rye, Westchester Co., NY, to which place his father-in-law, John BUDD had previously gone. In 1671 he was chosen one of the Selectmen of Rye, and about this time he is one of the Committee of three to procure a minister. In 1678 he was a Justice of the Peace, and about this time he was a Lieutenant, and then a Captain of a Militia Company, and also authorized by the General Court to issue warrants, and to unite persons in holy matrimony. In 1690/91 he was devisee of his brother Benjamin, and his brother Joshua was executor. In 1695 he was chosen one of the vestrymen of the church, and in 1699, he was licensed to keep a public house of entertainment. In addition to all these dignities, he also filled the office of miller, and in this useful calling he was succeeded by several of his descendants."
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"JOSEPH Horton HOUSE-1653"
"Joseph Horton, eldest son of Barnabas Horton the first, was born in Mouseley, Leicestershire, ENGLAND; came to this country with his father and his brother Benjamin. He married Jane BUDD, daughter of John BUDD, Southold early settler. Joseph's house stands on its original homesite. When he departed from Southold for Rye, NY, Barnabas, his father, bought his home for another son, Joshua (married Mary Tuthill) who was carpenter, constable and Town Patentee of 1676. Various Hortons have held this homestead for seven generations. In recent years a silver spoon was found in the cellar, probably buried there for safety with other treasure during Revolutionary days. This very small cellar shows its centuries of age: rough log beams, summer beam, and pegged timbers; shell, hair, clay crumbling mortar appearing between the stones of the walls. With difficulty one stands upright. The house is a strong built, double Cape Cod which has retained its fundamental 17th century proportions. Once, two large chimneys were at either end with interior fireplaces and brick oven. Though remodelled and changed in the interior, the house remains one of the notable old homes of Southold."
 
 
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 Parents:
  Barnabas Horton (1600 - 1680)
  Anne Smith Horton (1600 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Jane Budd Horton (1625 - ____)
 
 Siblings:
  Benjamin Horton*
  Joseph Horton (1625 - 1699)
  Joshua Horton (1643 - ____)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Unknown
Specifically: Research ongoing
 
Created by: Nancy Buckley Ferguson
Record added: Nov 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80130622
 


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 Added: Jun. 27, 2013
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