Thursday, August 16, 2018

1796 Death Record of John Horton in Glocester, Rhode Island - Post 425 for Treasure Chest Thursday

It's Treasure Chest Thursday - a chance to look in my digital image files to see what treasures I can find for my family history and genealogy musings.

The treasure today is the 1796 death record of John Horton in Glocester, Rhode Island in the Rhode Island Vital Record Extracts:

The  death record is:

The transcription of the death record is:

"HORTON John, at Glocester, aged 99 years, 9 months and 20 days, Jan. 10, 1796"

The source citation for this record is:

"Rhode Island, Vital Records Extracts, 1636-1899," indexed database and digital image, ( : accessed 27 April 2014), Volume 15, "Newspaper Marriages and Deaths," United States Chronicle - Deaths, page 517 (image 574 of 634), John Horton death notice.

John Horton (1696-1796) was born 21 March 1696 in Swansea, Massachusetts to John and Mehitable (Garnsey) Horton.  He married, on 9 July 1719 in Swansea, Massachusetts, Mary Chase (1695-1732) was the daughter of Thomas and Rebecca (Follansbee) Chase of Newbury, Massachusetts.  

Thomas and Mary (Chase) Horton are my 6th great-grandparents.  I am descended from their son Nathaniel Horton (1730-1819) who married Sarah Pray (1734-1820) in about 1755 and resided in Foster, Rhode Island.


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1 comment:

Unknown said...

Regarding your website, and subsequently, what I get in my inbox...I can see where you own relatives may benefit from your mailings, but not what other people can get from them. I take it this is your own online Genealogy page? My intention is not to be rude, rather to make sense of what is the intention of your posts)