Simeon Horton, born at Milton, Mass., in 1784, came to Hinsdale about 1816, and finally located a home on road 15, where his son’s widow, Mrs. Mary A.. now resides. Here he remained till his death in 186o, aged seventysix years. He was a prominent man in town affairs, held the offices of selectman and justice of the peace several terms, and was the father and leader of the temperance cause here. Of his three sons and three daughters, one son died in infancy, and the others all settled in the town, though only one is now living, Mrs. Ivory
Z. M. HORTON was born in territory now embraced in Stone County, Arkansas, September 27, 1858. Moved with his parents to North Carolina in 1861, and returned to Arkansas in 1869, and has ever since resided in Baxter County, Arkansas Was educated at Mountain Home Male and Female Academy, of Mountain Home, Arkansas Quit school at the age of eighteen, and began to teach in the public schools of the country, and read law at night and on Saturdays. Continued this course most of his time until he was twenty-one years of age, when he was licensed to practice law
Horton, William Perry; dentist; born, Pittsfield, Vt., Oct. 23, 1832; son of Dennis and Nancy B. McClellan Horton; educated in Wallingford, Vt.; preparing for college at Castleton Seminary; taught district school for seven years; in October, 1844, came to Cleveland, and in 1845, entered Oberlin College; after a year’s literary course took dental course in study under Dr. George B. Minor and Dr. Ferris at Milwaukee, Wis.; married, Elyria, O., Oct. 28, 1851, Louisa Chase of Maine; issue, two sons, William P. Jr., and Milton Chase, both residents of Cleveland; married, second time, Oct. 21, 1897, Miss Margaret Stroup of
Fred J. Horton. When an individual had been closely identified with the business interests of a community for twenty-three years, it would be an anomaly were he not intimately known to the citizens of that place. In the seething, progressive life of an energetic, enterprising city or town the man who shows himself interested in the advancement of the public welfare is bound to be more or less in the public eye, and that eye, as it had often shown itself, is capable of piercing its way into the deepest recesses of the lives of the citizens of the community.
Miss Margaret Horton, sister of Mrs. C. Hancock, editor of the Haines Record and former member of the North Powder school faculty, died in a Seattle hospital Wednesday. Death was due to a complication following an attack of measles. Funeral services will be held in Seattle tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon. The mother, Mrs. Anna Horton, and Mrs. Hancock are the only immediate surviving relatives. Oregon Trail Weekly North Powder News Saturday, May 12, 1928
Cove, Union County, Oregon Died at Union, Oregon, March 6, 1922, Mrs. Mary Horton, age 71 years, 4 months and 18 days. Mary Fisher, daughter of Thomas and Martha Fisher, was born October 16, 1850, in Wayne County, Tennessee. She was married to Nathaniel Horton, in Corey County, Arkansas, January 31, 1870. To this union eight children were born-two having passed on. In the spring of 1876 they started to Oregon, arriving in the Grande Ronde Valley October 6, 1876. They camped about where Little Creek bridge is now on the Cove road. They made their home in this valley
The funeral service for Mrs. Nathaniel Horton was held from the Baptist church at 2 o’clock Wednesday. The burial was made in Cove cemetery. Mrs. Horton was 75 years old and passed away at Hot Lake on Sunday evening. The La Grande Observer, March 13, 1922 Contributed by: Holly Vonderohe
HORTON, Julia A. Todd9, (Leonard B.8, Jonah7, Abraham6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Jan. 25, 1856, married Oct. 4, 1878, Theron J., son of George W. and Deborah A. (Todd) Horton, of Katonah, N. Y. For Mr. Hortons maternal ancestry see number 1471. Children: I. Alice F., b. Feb. 15, 1882. II. George L., b. Dec. 25, 1883, d. April 4, 1884. III. Walter Todd, b. Dec. 18, 1885. IV. Frederick Lawrence, b. May 7, 1890, d. Jan. 29, 1892. V. Loretta Ruth, b. July 25, 1892, d. Nov. 29, 1893. VI. Estelle Marion, b. Nov. 12, 1896.
HORTON, Rena Mabel Todd8, (Edward E.7, Eli6, Solomon5, James4, James3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Aug. 15, 1870, married J. D. Horton. They lived in Greenfield, Mass. Child: I. Edwin.
HORTON, Deborah A. Todd8, (Jonah7, Abraham6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born July 15, 1828, died Nov. 22, 1876, married Nov. 28, 1848, George W., son of Daniel and Susan R. Horton, who died in 1905. Mrs. Horton and her brother Leonard B. Todd married a brother and sister. Child: I. Theron J., b. May 21, 1853, he m. his double cousin, Julia A., daughter of Leonard B. and Loretta (Horton) Todd, who was b. Jan. 25, 1856. For their Children see No. 2176.