Horton, Amos B.
Age: 0, credited to Vermont
Unit(s): 103rd OH INF
Service: Co. K, 103rd OH INF
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Birth: 09/09/1833, Vermont
Burial: Spring Grove Cemetery, Medina, OH
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 31164590
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Spring Grove Cemetery, Medina, OH
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AMOS B. HORTON ANSWERS LAST CALL
RESIDENT OF MEDINA MOST OF HIS LIFE,
PASSES AT MORE THAN FOUR SCORE YEARS OF AGE AT FAMILY HOME;
Amos B. Horton died last Saturday, . November 9, at his late home on East North Street, after failing health, incident of old age. Mr. Horton was born in Wallingford, Vermont, September 9, 1836. He came to Ohio with his parents in the fall of 1836. They settled on a farm two and one half miles north of Medina Village, and helped his father in the making of doors and windows.
On January 1, 1855 he married Miss Jennie Hamilton. He worked at farming until the Civil War, and then enlisted on the 9th of August, in 1862, in the 103rd O. V. I. He was discharged January 8, 1863, when he went to Michigan, and bought a farm. On September 14, 1864 he enlisted again in the 12th K Michigan, M. V. L., and was discharged October 2, 1865
In the spring of 1875 he came back to Ohio to care for his aged father. He bought a farm where he lived until his health failed, then he came to Medina, where he resided until death.
About 35 years ago, he, with his wife, united with the Church of Christ. He was also a member of the G.A.R.
There were born to Mr. and Mrs. Horton, 5 children; one son, Frank, who lives in North Medina; four daughters, Mrs. Jesse Judson of York, Mrs. Ida Chase, of Illinois, Mrs. Julia Alles of Lodi, and Mrs. Maude McCabe of Wadsworth. There were also six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held from the home on Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock, and burial made in Spring Grove Cemetery.
Source: Medina (OH) Sentinel, Nov. 15, 1918
Courtesy of Deanna French