Martha White1

#23354, (17 March 1775 - 16 July 1862)
Father*John White2 (c 1748 - )
Mother*Anna Caldwell2 (c 1750 - )

Family

James Horton b. 1773, d. 1833
Children 1.John White Horton+10 (1802 - )
 2.George Horton+10 (1804 - )
 3.Ann Caroline Horton+10 (1806 - )
 4.Valiant McRae Horton+10 (1808 - 1857)
 5.James Ingersoll Horton+10 (1810 - )
 6.Cornelius W Van Rantz Horton+11 (1812 - 1862)
 7.William Henry Horton+12 (1814 - )
 8.Sarah Maria Horton13 (1817 - )
Birth*17 March 1775She was born on 17 March 1775 at White Plains (or Rheinebeck or Red Hook), Westchester (or Dutchess) Co., New YorkG; (see citation.)1,3,4 
Baptism9 April 1775She was baptized on 9 April 1775 at Reformed Church at Reyn Beek, Rhinebeck, Dutchess Co., New YorkG; (also known as Pink's Corners German Reformed Church.)5 
Marriage*15 May 1800She married James Horton, son of Hon. William Horton and Elizabeth Covert, on 15 May 1800.1 
1840She appeared on the census of 1840 at Town of Lyme, Jefferson Co., New YorkG; (neis. John M Tremper; McRae Horton; Henry Horton (60-69); David Ryder; Joseph Ryder.)6 
17 July 1850She appeared on the census of 17 July 1850 in the household of William Henry Horton at Town of Lyme, Jefferson Co., New YorkG, age 75, b. NY; (nei. John M and Blandina Tremper, fam. 43.)7 
12 June 1855She appeared on the census of 12 June 1855 in the household of Cornelius W Van Rantz Horton and Emeline E Dickerson at Town of Lyme, Jefferson Co., New YorkG, mother, age 81, wid., b. Dutchip [sic] Co., res. Town of Lyme 49 yrs; (same stone house as William and Harriet Horton, fam. 112; neis. Albert and Lucinda Horton, fam. 113; McRae and Leah Horton, fam. 115.)8 
18 July 1860She appeared on the census of 18 July 1860 in the household of William Henry Horton and Harriet Wright at Cape Vincent P.O., Town of Lyme, Jefferson Co., New YorkG, age 84, b. NY; (nei. Cornelius and Emeline Horton, fam. 1047.)9 
Death*16 July 1862She died on 16 July 1862 at Jefferson Co., New YorkG, at age 87.1 

Citations

  1. [S1865] Geo. F Horton, Horton Genealogy; or Chronicles of the Descendants of Barnabas Horton of Southold, L. I., 1640 (Philadelphia: Home Circle Publishing Vo., 1876), pp. 21-22. Hereinafter cited as Horton Genealogy.
  2. [S1834] G M Weiss and others, compilers, translated and transcribed by Dingman Versteeg, General Church Book of the Reformed Church at Reyn Beeck (Rhinebeck) (The Holland Society of New York), filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah (1977), p. 267, img. 142/262. Martha, dau. of John White and Ann Kaldwel [sic], bapt. 9 Apr 1775, no sponsors named. Hereinafter cited as General Church Book of the Church at Reyn Beeck.
  3. [S2061] Nelie Horton Casler, "An Interesting Bit of Jefferson Co. History", Cape Vincent Eagle (28 Feb 1924), p. 2. "Following is a paper prepared by Mrs. Nelie Horton Casler, of this village, and read at a meeting of the Northern Frontier Chapter, Daughters of 1812, held in Watertown last Saturday." Based on Mr. Solon Massey's "A Link in the Chain," biographical sketches of Mrs. James Britnal, Mrs. Benjamin Skinner and Mrs. James Horton, great grandmother of the author.
  4. [S520] VWH, Horton Genealogy has White Plains and "An Interesting Bit if Jefferson Co. History" has Rhinebeck. Martha White was baptized at the Reformed Church at Reyn Beek (now Red Hook).
  5. [S1834] G M Weiss and others, General Church Book of the Church at Reyn Beeck, p. 267, img. 142/262. Martha, dau. of John White and Ann Kaldwel [sic], bapt. 9 Apr 1775, no sponsors named. [The following week, Helena, dau. of Johannes Tremper and Catherine Tuppel (prob. Tipple), was bapt. at the same church, with sponsors Abraham Kip and his wife Lena Tremper. Johannes and Lena were siblings, and both first cousins of David and John M Tremper, the early settlers in Jefferson Co. NY who were brought there (in one account) by James Horton, who marr. Martha White in 1800]
  6. [S54] 1840 U.S. Federal Census. Martha (60-69); M (30-39) [prob. son James]; 2 M (20-29) [Cornelius, William]; F (20-29) [Sarah]; F (20-29) [prob. dau.-in-law Lucy].
  7. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. William (36), b. NY, farmer.
  8. [S616] 1855 New York State Census. C V R (43), b. Jefferson Co. NY, res. Town of Lyme 40 yrs., farmer; Emeline (36), b. Oneida Co.
  9. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. William (46), b. NY, farmer; Harriet (36), b. NY.
  10. [S1865] Geo. F Horton, Horton Genealogy, p. 22.
  11. [S1865] Geo. F Horton, Horton Genealogy, p. 37.
  12. [S1865] Geo. F Horton, Horton Genealogy, pp. 37-38.
  13. [S1865] Geo. F Horton, Horton Genealogy, p. 38.