Biography of Lucien Horton
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LUCIEN HORTON, son of Homer and Jane (Davidge) Horton, was born at Bethel, Sullivan county, N. Y., December 14, 1S36. Mr. Horton was reared and educated at Liberty Falls in Sullivan county. He left there in 1858. He entered business with Mr. John Davidge under the firm name of Davidge, Horton & Co., and operated a tannery in Pennsylvania. He came to Berkshire in this county in 1865 when the firm purchased the T. C. Bidwell &. Co.'s tannery at Berkshire, and remained there until his death on November 10, 1892. Mr. Horton was twice married. His first marriage, on November 12, 1861, was with Harriet Burr, a sister of Mrs. John Davidge. She was born August 21, 1836. They had seven children. In 1885 Mr. Horton married Alathea Ball, daughter of Asa and Esther (Manning) Ball, of Berkshire. By this union there were two children. Since 1895 Mrs. Horton has resided with her children at Binghamton, N. Y.

From:
OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A MEMORIAL HISOTRY OF TIOGA COUNTY
NEW YORK
EDITED BY: LEROY W. KINGMAN
W. A. FERGUSSON & CO. ELMIRA, N. Y., 189?


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