Biography of William H. Horton
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Horton, William H., of Newfield, was born January 27, 1833. His father, Henry, was born in Orange county, April 11, 1811, Joseph Horton, his father, being a native of Orange county also. Henry came with his father to Tompkins county in 1813, he then being two years old. His wife was Sarah Smith of Pennsylvania, and they had three children, our subject being the oldest. He has also followed farming, and has a fine place of 177 acres. December 3, 1863, he married Philena Nobles of Newfield, a daughter of Anson Nobles, and they have three children: Maude, who died, aged seventeen; Katie, aged twenty three; and Blanch, aged fourteen. Mr. Horton is a member of the Grange, and a Republican.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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