County of Watauga
On this 18th
day of December AD one thousand eight hundred and fifty one, personally
appeared before me the undersigned and acting Justice of the Court of Record
in and for said County, Elizabeth Horton widow of Captain Nathan Horton
of the Revolutionary service and formly citizen of New Jersey and who being
by me duly sworn accordingly to law, declare on her oath, that her maiden
name was Elizabeth Eagles, and that she was born and raised in Westchester
County State of New York, and that she was married to the aforementioned
Nathan Horton in Westchester County State of New York (and that the marriage
actually took place in the City of New York as she was a citizen of that
place)on the 10th day of July one thousand seven hundred and
eight three, and that she is still a widow.
Sworn to and subscribed before me on the day and year above written, and I hereby certify that Elizabeth Horton is a woman of good character, and credible to full faith and credit, and I believe her to be the widow of Nathan Horton who was reported and believed in this Country to have been a Captain in the Revolutionary Army from the State of New Jersey Inbelieving of which I have set my hand.
James Ragans, Justice