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Horton Cemetery

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1500 S. Walton Walker Blvd., Dallas, TX, USA
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    Enoch and Martha Horton left Virginia with their ten children and settled here as members of the in 1844. Family history recounts that their son, James Horton, set aside this site as a family cemetery in 1848. Enoch (d. 1851) and Martha (d. 1850) are believed to be buried here in unmarked graves. James and his sister, Sarah Horton Cockrell, operated one of the first grist mills in this area, and James donated land for a school and railroad right-of-way. Many Horton family members and other early settlers are buried here. The last interment was in 1951. Incise on reverse: Gift of Screna Horton Campbell, Barney C. Jones

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

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