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Joel Horn

Joel Horn, brother of Col William Horn
Born 14 Aug 1751 in Edgecomb Co. NC,
Died 1793 in Edgecomb Co. NC. 
Both sons of Henry Horn b: November 21, 1716 d: 1798
Col William Horn is the father of Millberry Horn, wife of Joseph Philips, Jr.
Joel married Ann Harris
Children of Joel and Ann:
Harris Horn, Born 5 Feb 1778
Howell Horn, Born 1 Nov 1780 in Nash Co. NC
Hardy Horn, Born 24 Dec 1782
Milbrie Horn, Born 14 Feb 1786
Rebecca Francis Horn, Born 18 Mar 1788
Joel married second Sarah Philips, sister of Joseph Philips, Jr.
Children of Joel and Sarah:
Mathew Horn, Born 11 Jun 1792
Etheldred Philips Horn, Born 27 Nov 1793 in Nash Co. NC
The above information comes from the book "William Horn of Nansemond" by Robert Horn and available on Google Books at  http://books.google.com/books?id=zag4VlzRxw0C&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false


By Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith
Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 1997
SARAH HUNTER born N.C., Feb. 8, 1758; md Joel Horn, had 3 children, Etheldred P., Matthew, Charlotte L.; moved to Tenn. in spring of 1795 with her brother, Benjamin Phillips and settled near Nashville, a widow; she remd to David Hunter, March 3, 1803; she died August 3, 1855.
Note:  I believe Sarah only had two children with Joel Horn.  Who is Charlotte?.  Also, Sarah's maiden name is Philips (spelled with one "L").

After Joel died, Sarah Philips Horn, widow of Joel Horn moved from North Carolina to Nashville TN near her brother Joseph Philips and his wife, Milberry Horn Philips. 

She purchased land on Whites Creek in Davidson County.

Joel's children were placed in guardenships after Joel died (From Ray Horn's book):
Harris           ?  -    ?        Jacob Horn
Howel       1793-1798      Josiah Horn
Hardy        1793-1798     Josiah Horn then Jacob until 1803
Milbrie     1793-1803       Jacob Horn
Rebecca   1793-1803      Jacob Horn
Mathew    1793-1798       Benjamin Philips
Etheldred 1793-1798       Benjamin Philips
Tennessee Marriages to 1825, on Ancestry.com:

Horn, Sarah married Hunter, David on 19 Feb 1803 in Davidson County, Tennessee.