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Nicholas Johnson Horne
and Nancy Virginia Donahue

Nicholas Johnson Horne b 1799 MC d 16 May 1872 Coeburn Wise Co VA; s/o Jesse Horne and Nancy Langley. Nicholas Johnson Horne m. Sept 1823 to Nancy Virginia Donahue b 11 May 1798 Russell Co VA d 28 Jun 1875 Coeburn Wise Co VA; d/o Henry Donahew and Sarah Fraley. Children of Nicholas Johnson Horne and Nancy Virginia Donahue;

1. Jesse Horne b 25 Sept 1825 Scott Co VA d 5 May 1864 Spottsylvania, VA; in the Civil War as Private, Co H 50th Virginia; buried and grave originally marked by Captain Jonas A Lipps; never married. Buried in mass grave, Fredericksburg, VA

2. Mary Polly Horne b 1827 Scott Co VA d 4 Jun 1868 Wise Co VA; typhoid fever; m. 1849 Russell Co VA to Martin Fraley b 1829 Russell Co VA d 3 Jul 1863 Gettysburg, PA; s/o Andrew Fraley and Barbara White.

3. John Polson Horne b 17 Sept 1827 Scott Co VA d 25 Sept 1886 Wise Co VA; m. (1) to Nancy Holbrook b 1828 VA; d/o Robert Alfred Holbrook and Mary Elizabeth Polly McCoy. John Polson Horne m. 18 Dec 1865 to (2) Virginia Beverly b 1846 Russell Co VA; d/o Freeman Beverly and Unicy Ramsey. Virginia C Beverly m. 20 Oct 1888 Wise Co VA to E G Anderson. John Polson Horne served in the Civil War with his brothers.

4. Samuel P Horne b 18 Sept 1828 Virginia d 29 Mar 1905 Wise Co VA; buried Nicholas Horne Cemetery, Wise Co VA; m. 3 Mar 1858 Wise Co VA to Martha Elizabeth Robinett b 27 May 1838 Russell Co VA d 14 Oct 1923 Wise Co VA; buried Nicholas Horne Cemetery, Wise Co VA; d/o James Robinett and Jemima Hedrick. Samuel P Horne served in the Civil War with his brothers.

5. Charles Wesley Horne b 5 Feb 1831 Russell Co VA d 12 Oct 1862 White Sulpher Springs, VA of small pox; buried unmarked grave near hospital in White Sulpher Springs VA; Private, Co H 50th VA INF; physical description, 5'11" tall, dark complexion, blue eyes; m. 20 Sept 1855 Russell Co VA to Margaret Elizabeth Jessee b 1837 Russell Co VA; d/o David Little Dave Jessee and Martha Mattie Stinson. Margaret Elizabeth Jessee m. 1865 to Hiram H Kilgore b 1823 VA d 1906; buried Kilgore Cemetery, Banner, Wise Co VA; occupation, minister; s/o Charles Kilgore and Mary Polly Gray. Hiram H Kilgore m. 23 Aug 1843 to Anna Elizabeth Bond b 4 Feb 1820 Scott Co VA d 20 Jun 1864; d/o Charles Franklin Bond and Rebecca Blevins.

6. William Horne b 1831 Russell Co VA; m. 9 Feb 1869 Wise Co VA to Margaret Lydia Hall b 1850 Russell Co VA; d/o Eli Hall and Mary Polly Baker. William Horne served in the Civil War with his brothers.

7. Henry Horne b 8 Feb 1832 Russell Co VA d 19 Jun 1917 Pike Co KY; m. Agnes Elizabeth Eliza Johnson b 29 Dec 1837 Dorton, Pike Co KY d 25 Feb 1905 Dorton, Pike Co KY; d/o William Payne Johnson and Margaret Peggy Bates. Henry Horne served in the Civil War with his brothers.

8. Stephen J Horne b 13 Apr 1833 Russell Co VA d 23 Dec 1915; buried Horne Cemetery, Coeburn, Wise Co VA; m. Lucinda Bond; buried Billy Bond Cemetery, Wise Co VA; d/o William Wellington Bond Jr and Elizabeth Greear. Shephen J Horne served in the Civil War with his brothers.

9. Nancy Jane Horne b 10 Apr 1834 Russell Co VA d 11 Feb 1913; m. Martin Beverly Fugate b 25 Feb 1839 Scott Co VA d 22 Mar 1929 KS; buried Lake Creek Cemetery, Barlett KS; s/o Benjamin Seymour Fugate and Elizabeth Godsey.

10. Jane Horne b 1836 Russell Co VA d 19 Feb 1917; buried Horne Cemetery, Coeburn, Wise Co VA; m. Berry Calhoun Ramey b 30 Mar 1839 d 2 Mar 1924; buried Horne Cemetery, Coeburn, Wise Co VA

11. Eliza Horne b 1837 Russell Co VA

12. Nicholas Johnson Horne b 12 Feb 1839 Russell Co VA d 17 Jan 1929; buried Horne Cemetery, Fort Blackmore, Scott Co VA; m. Virginia Carolina Fugate b 9 Jun 1851 VA d 1 May 1921; buried Horne Cemetery, Fort Blackmore, Scott Co VA. Nicholas Johnson Horne served in the Civil War with his brothers.

13. Thomas H Horn b 1840 Russell Co VA. Thomas H Horne served in the Civil War with his brothers.


1860 Wise Co VA Census
709 Horn, Nicholas 61 M Farmer NC
709 Horn, Nancy 62 F Housekeeper VA
709 Horn, Jesse 35 M Farmhand VA
709 Horn, William 25 M VA
709 Horn, Stephen 25 M VA
709 Horn, Nancy 24 F Seamstress VA
709 Horn, Jane 23 F VA
709 Horn, Eliza 22 F VA
709 Horn, Nicholas J 21 M Farmhand VA
709 Horn, Thomas 19 M Farmhand VA


From Helen, Between Brothers

From Helen, Between Brothers: Jesse Horne Private, Company H. - 50th Regiment Va. Infantry, Floyd's Brigade, enlisted at Wise Courhouse; June 3, 1861, Private, age 34. In hospital sick at White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, August 20, 1861 to November 1, 1861. Killed in action May 5, 1864 at the Wilderness. Captain Jonas A. Lipps of Company H. 50th Virginia , :buried (him) and marked his grave May 5, 1864." His brothers, John Polson Horne, Samuel P. Horne, William Horne, Charles Wesley Horne, Henry Horne, Stephen Horne, Nicholas Johnson Horne and Thomas Horne also served in Civil War. A mention of Jesse' death is found in The Abingdon Virginia dated June 10, 1864 under Casualties commencing at the Wilderness Church and contining to Spotsylvania Courthouse. Jesse was born September 25, 1825 in Russell County, Virginia and died May 5, 1864, son of Nicholas and Nancy (Donahue) Horne. He never married. Source.


Obituary of Martin Beverly Fugate

Source. Obit from Helen: obituary of Martin Beverly Fugate: Mr. Fugate was a Civil War veteran serving througout the duration of the war as Captain of the Cavalry of the 63rd regiment of the Confederate Army. He was a loyal supporter of the Baptist faith. In 1872 they moved to Labette County, Kansas. He spent his entire life since coming from Kansas in and near Bartlett. He left the farm in 1895 moving to Bartlett where he has resided for 33 years and has made the enduring friendship incident of the life of our early pioneers, Besides his two daughters and one son who remain to mour his departure, he leaves 17 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildrens and a host of friends.

Martin Beverley and Nancy (Horne) Fugate had the following: Children: Benjamin Fugate, Flora Lee Fugate married James Carrell, Margaret Elizabeth Fugate, Amata Fugate, Dollie Fugate, Nicholas H. Fugate. Born February 25, 1839 in Scott County, Virginia died March 22, 1929 and is buried in Lake Creek Cemetery, near Bartlett, Kansas, son of Benjamin Seymour and Elizabeth (Godsey) Fugate. Married Nancy C. Horne, Born Feb. 24, 1834 and died Feb. 14, 1913, daughter of Nicholas and Nancy (Donahue) Horne. Martin Beverley Fugate Lieutenant, Company E. 21 st Virginia Infantry (CSA) enlisted April 6, 1862 with commission, transferred on December 1, 1862. Captain, Company E. 64th Virginia Mounted Infantry (CSA) transferred from the 21st.


Jessee Horne Civil War Service

Jessee Horne was killed during the Battle of Wilderness. His body was initally buried on the battlefield near Orange Plank Road by his captain, Jonas Lipps. Even though Jonas marked the grave and knew where it was, Lipps was captured before any formal marking (a tombstone) could be done for the gravesite. Eventually, Jessee's body was removed, along with other fallen Confederate soldiers, to the cemetery in Fredricksburg and buried in a mass grave. Jessee had, shortly before his death, announced in a letter to the Wise County paper, his intention to be on the ballot of the upcoming election for Wise County as Commissioner of Revenue.

According to an account by Jonas Lipps: May 5, 1864: Taken up the line of march at day break and engaged the enemy at the Battle of the Wilderness at about 2 o'clock and Gen. Jones was killed and I witnessed his remains appearance. May 6, 1864: Lay in line of battle and fortified, and skirmished with the enemy, and burried Jesse Horn, and marked his grave.

May 7, 1864: Lay in line of battle in the breast works till about 10 o'clock. Taken the line of march to the extreme left of the general base fighting continually along the line. The dead were burried today. I showed D. P., J. H.'s grave.

The materail below was supplied by Gary Wade, a retired Colonel of Company D reenactment group. Enlisted at age 34 at the Wise County Courthouse in Company H Jun 3, 1861 In a hospital in White Sulfer Springs (Now West Virginia) Aug 20, 1861- Nov 1, 1861 The 50th had a measles outbreak that left them about 3 companys short about this time. Killed In action May 5, 1864 at the Wilderness. Buried by his Captian Jonas A. Lipps marking the grave May 6, 1864 Lt. Col. Gary L. Wade 50th Va. Co. D retired


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