Saturday, August 20, 2016

Surname Saturday -- Sarah LNU (England to colonial New England)

It's Surname Saturday, and I'm "counting down" my Ancestral Name List each week.  

I am in the 8th great-grandmothers and I'm up to Ancestor #1457, who is Sarah LNU (1644-1693) 
[Note: the earlier great-grandmothers and 8th great-grandfathers have been covered in earlier posts].

My ancestral line back through one generation of this LNU family line is:

1. Randall J. Seaver

2. Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983)
3. Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002)

4. Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942)
5. Alma Bessie Richmond (1882-1962)

10.  Thomas Richmond (1848-1917)
11.  Julia E. White (1848-1913)

22.  Henry Arnold White (1824-1885)
23.  Amy Frances Oatley (1826-1864)

44.  Jonathan White (1805-1850)
45.  Miranda Wade (1804-1850)

90.  Simon Wade (1767-1857)
91.  Phebe Horton (1772-1820)

182.  Nathaniel Horton (1730-1819)
183.  Sarah Pray (174-1820)

364.  John Horton (1696-1796)
365.  Mary Chase (1695-1732)

728.  John Horton (1672-1752)
729.  Mehitable Garnsey (1673-1742)

1456.  Thomas Horton, born about 1638 in probably England; died before 08 March 1716 in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.  He married about 1668 in probably Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States.
1457.  Sarah LNU, born about 1644 in Massachusetts, United States; died before December 1693 in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.

Children of Thomas Horton and Sarah are:
*  Rachel Holrton (1669-????).
*  John Horton (1672-1752), married 1689 Mehitable Garnsey (1673-1742)
*  Jonathan Horton (1675-????).
*  Thomas Horton (1677-1745), married (1) 1700 Hannah Garnsey (1676-1747); (2) 1743 Hannah Slade (1697-1760).
*  David Horton (1679-1752), married 1702 Mary Badcock (1681-????).
*  Solomon Horton (1682-1725), married 1701 Susannah Badcock (1685-1725).

Some online family trees indicate that Sarah LNU is Sarah Harmon (born 1652 to Nathaniel and Mary (Bliss) Harmon.  However, there is no direct evidence of this relationship.

Information about this Horton family was obtained from:

Margaret R. Jenks and Frank C. Seymour, Thomas Horton of Milton and Rehoboth, Massachusetts (Margaret R. Jenks, 1984)


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Mary Rohrer Dexter said...

In my children's father's lines I have an Elizabeth Lnu. Born 1744 VA died 1795 VA and married Robert Duffield in 1753. But I have no parents for her. And unfortunately, no source information of where I got her name and dates from.

Mary Rohrer Dexter said...

Well, I did not now LNU was last name unknown! I always put Unknown for that!! Now I am embarrassed.