Comfort Horton (1743 - 1805)

Comfort Horton
1743 - 1805
updated February 06, 2019
Comfort Horton was born on March 29, 1743 at Rehoboth, MA. He died on June 14, 1805 at Rehoboth, MA at age 62.
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Comfort Horton died on June 14, 1805 at Rehoboth, MA at 62 years old. He was born on March 29, 1743 at Rehoboth, MA. We have no information about Comfort's surviving family.
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In 1800, Comfort was 57 years old when on August 30th, educated blacksmith Gabriel Prosser organized a slave revolt. He wanted to capture Richmond and kill all whites - excluding Methodists, Quakers, Frenchmen, and the poor - and become king of a new black nation. The revolt failed, he was captured and hung. Slave laws were tightened in Virginia.

In 1802, by the time he was 59 years old, on May 22, 1802, the first First Lady of the United States, Martha (Dandridge) Custis Washington died of a severe fever at age 70. Martha was buried next to her husband George Washington, at Mt. Vernon.

In 1803, at the age of 60 years old, Comfort was alive when on March 1st, Ohio became the 17th state of the United States. Because Congress never passed a resolution declaring Ohio a state, however, it wasn't until 1953 that Ohio retroactively became an official state.

In 1804, Comfort was 61 years old when on May 14th, Lewis and Clark started out from St. Louis, Missouri on an expedition to explore the West and to find a route to the Pacific Ocean. President Thomas Jefferson commissioned the trip shortly after the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. He wanted the new territory mapped and wanted to establish an American presence in the West before Great Britain or other European powers could claim it.

In 1805, in the year of Comfort Horton's passing, on March 4th, Thomas Jefferson was inaugurated as President of the United States for the second time. He won 72.8% of the popular vote.

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