Joseph Horton, of Mowsley

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Joseph Horton

Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Mowsley, Leicestershire, England
Death: April 1640 (61)
Mowsley, Leicestershire, England
Place of Burial: England
Immediate Family:

Son of William Horton, Sr; <private> de Horton; Elizabeth Horton and <private> Hanson
Husband of NN Horton and Mary Horton
Father of Thomas Horton, of Mowsley & Springfield; Barnabas Horton and Jeremiah (Jeremy) Horton
Brother of Joseph Horton; Joshua Horton; Margaret Horton; William Horton, of Howroyd; Thomas Horton and 2 others

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About Joseph Horton, of Mowsley

Joseph Horton was the youngest son of William Horton. He settled in Mowsley, Leicestershire, England.

JOSEPH HORTON born 1578 and married Mary Schuyler in 1599 in Mowsley, Leicestershire, England. Both Joseph and Mary stayed in England and died there. Joseph was a devout Presbyterian and made his home a Meeting House. Joseph's three sons, Barnabas, Thomas and Jeremiah became dismayed of the actions of William Laud, appointed Archbishop of Canterbury in 1633, in seeking to enforce uniformity of worship on every parish in England which ran contrary to all puritan opinions. The more extreme protestants or puritans as they were known regarded this love of 'ceremony and harmonious liturgy' which was also shared by King Charles, as being dangerously close to catholicism.

It is held that this Joseph settled in Mousley, Leicester County.

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Joseph Horton, of Mowsley's Timeline

April 1578
Mowsley, Leicestershire, England
July 13, 1600
Age 22
Mowsley, Leicestershire, England
Age 23
Mowsley, Leicestershire, England
Age 25
Mowsley, Leicester, England
April 1640
Age 62
Mowsley, Leicestershire, England