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John Polson Horne
and Nancy Holbrook

John Polson Horne b 17 Sept 1827 Scott Co VA d 25 Sept 1886 Wise Co VA; s/o Nicholas Johnson Horne and Nancy Virginia Donahue. John Polson Horne m. 30 Apr 1857 Wise Co VA to (1) Nancy Holbrook b 1828 Russell Co VA; d/o Robert Alfred Holbrook and Mary Elizabeth Polly McCoy. Children of John Polson Horne and Nancy Holbrook;

1. Melissa Jane Horne b 1854 VA; m. Male Hillman.

2. Dayton C Horne b 18 Jan 1856 Wise Co VA d 8 Jun 1890; never married.

3. Lafayette McMullen Horne b 18 Feb 1860 Wise Co VA; m. Allie B Nell Richmond. Child of Lafayette McMullen Horne; i. Alice Horne.

4. Patton Worley Horne b 16 Oct 1863 Wise Co VA d 2 Nov 1916 Wise Co VA; buried Tacoma Cemetery, Wise Co VA; m. Alice Brown Bruce


John Polson Horne
and Virginia Beverly

John Polson Horne b 17 Sept 1827 Scott Co VA d 25 Sept 1886 Wise Co VA; s/o Nicholas Johnson Horne and Nancy Virginia Donahue. John Polson Horne m. 18 Dec 1865 to (2) Virginia Beverly b 14 Sept 1845 Russell Co VA; d/o Freeman Beverly and Eunice Nicey Ramsey. Children of John Polson Horne and Virginia Beverly;

1. Letcher Horne b 1868; m. 13 May 1888 to Mary Robinette. Children of Letcher Lee Horne and Mary Robinette; i. Flora Nettie Horne b 6 Nov 1889 ii. Isaac Lee Horne b 13 Apr 1894

2. Nancy Horne b 1869; m. 1 Jan 1890 to James A Bruce; s/o Daniel W Bruce and Cynthia Unknown.


Virginia C Bevery
and E G Anderson

Virginia Beverly b 14 Sept 1845 Russell Co VA; d/o Freeman Beverly and Eunice Nicey Ramsey. Virginia C Beverly m. 20 Oct 1888 Wise Co VA to E G Anderson.


John Polson Horne served in the Civil War with 8 of his brothers. Son of Nicholas and Nancy Donahue -Horne. served through the Civil War with eight of his brothers. During the war he was an early pioneer doctor and was quite a politician for his day, holding various offices in Wise County. Dr. Horne was one of the doctors called to hold inquest over Alexander Carico, the first man ever murdered in Wise County (July 28, 1856). After Nancy died, he married a second time in 1865.


1860 Wise Co VA Census
664 Horn, John P 32 M Farmer VA
664 Horn, Nancy R 32 F Housekeeper VA
664 Horn, Melissa J 6 F VA
664 Horn, Dayton C 3 M VA
664 Horn, Lafayette M 6/12 M VA


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