Horton/Hotton?? (Harbour Grace 1765)

Name and Description of the Room or Other Erections, with Its Exact Boundaries In what Harbour, Cove, etc., Situated The Nature of that Claim Name and Residence of the Present Occupier Date of this Entry
Matthew Horton 49 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the E. by George Andrews on the W. by Chas. Bradbury 100 yds. from H.W.M. to the N. bounded on the N. by the woods 1 Stage 2 Flakes 1 House 3 Gardens. North side H. Grace Bequeathed to him by his Fathers will in possession 40 years or more. Michl. Adams & Co. H. Grace 1798

Mathew Horton Tree


A William Hatton (Hadden) was recorded at Cooper’s Cove in 1612 and made the trip with John Guy to Bristol’s Hope.


There is an early marriage with the Bisson family. This family was also in Harbour Grace. Philippe Bisson sold his property in 1771.

10 Nov 1776 John Jenkins Lydia Holton HG St Paul

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From Familysearch IGI

Mathieu Hartone   and Jeanne Bisson Marriage 31 01 1707, St. Peter, Jersey

Nicolas Horton/Hotton b 1757 to Clement Horton &  Elizabeth Blampied

Saint John, Jersey, Channel Islands


Thomasse Hotton b    23 November 1656 to Nicolas Hotton &  Jeanne Cristin 

St John, Jersey, Channel Islands


Thomas FLINN married to Jane HORTON Sept 8 1772, St. John’s, Newfoundland.

1675 Harbour Grace: The Berry census, compiled in that year, lists Thomas Player with two sons and a daughter, Joan Hibbs (a widow), Thomas Horton and his wife, Lewis Guy and one daughter, Emelin Garland and one son, and Arthur Batten, his wife, two sons and a daughter living there and records that these planters had between them 95 head of cattle.

1677 Harbour Grace (partial)

Widdow of Emer. HORTON 1 3
Widdow Barbara. HORTON 1 3 3


Thomas had a brother Clement???      Barbier???


1675 Trinity:  (a) Census (Sir John Berry) records planters named: Tho. Carmen & Wife, David Horton & wife, Edward Horton, James Horton, and Tho. Gabriell;

Seale 0261 J. Seale to Mr. Remon? Jnr. Probably April 1773 or rather later

Captain Horton brought favour for which thanks. He is now returning Sale of rents & the rest of J.S.’s estate in Jersey. J.S. leaves decision to Mr. Reman? J.S. concerned about rents.

DHRG No.100422



Lloyd’s Lists, London

the vessel “Elizabeth”, Captain Horton

Arrived Dartmouth from Jersey May 13

Sailed from Dartmouth for Jersey May 28

Arrived Dartmouth from Jersey Aug 15

Arrived Dartmouth from Swansea Sept 1

The Newfoundland Ancestor

Horton Genealogy (Maureen Horton Taylor)

Horton’s Plantation (Rosalind Babb Stokes