Alexander H HORTON Mary HORTON George Alexander HORTON Richard Malcolm HORTON Samuel Earnest HORTON Eunice HORTON Martha Emma GUNTER John Berry HORTON Glenn Louis HORTON Charles Quinn HORTON Lura Ines ROBINSON Samuel Oliver HORTON Sarah HORTON Hellsie HORTON Margaret Ann JENKINS Mini tree diagram
John Berry HORTON

John Berry HORTON1,2,3,4,9,10,5,6,7,11,8,12

May 18651,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 - 17th Nov 19323,9

Life History

May 1865

Born in Sallis, Attala, Mississippi.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

about 1888

Married Martha Emma GUNTER.6

16th Sep 1892

Birth of son George Alexander HORTON in St Charles, Arkansas, Arkansas.2,14,15,3,16,17

23rd Oct 1893

Birth of son Richard Malcolm HORTON in Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas.2,18,19,10,16,15,17,15

26th Nov 1895

Birth of son Samuel Earnest HORTON in Arkansas County, Arkansas.1,3,17,16,2,8

29th Jan 1902

Birth of daughter Eunice HORTON in Arkansas.20,21,22,8,23,8

6th Dec 1905

Death of Martha Emma GUNTER in Arkansas County, Arkansas.10

21st Oct 1906

Married Lura Ines ROBINSON in Arkansas County, Arkansas.2,11

1st Jan 1909

Birth of son John Berry HORTON in Arkansas County, Arkansas.1,3,8,12

29th Aug 1910

Birth of son Glenn Louis HORTON in Arkansas County, Arkansas.3,8,12,2

26th Oct 1912

Birth of son Charles Quinn HORTON in Prairie Grove, Washington, Arkansas.13,3,8,12


Buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel, Arkansas County, Arkansas.3

17th Nov 1932

Died in Arkansas County, Arkansas.3,9


  • John was born in 1865.  In the 1870 census he is reported as 5 yearsold.

    1870 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi, 19 August, Beat No 7,PO Kosciusko, page 13-14, Hse/Fam #96
    Horton, A Head F W 40 Keeping Farmer $200 Real Estate $500 Personal bNorth Carolina [b abt 1830]
    Horton, P A 25 F W Keeping House b Mississippi Cannot write [b abt1845]
    Horton, Mary 8 F W born Mississippi Attended School [b abt 1862]
    - page 14 -
    Horton, Jno 5 M W born Mississippi [b abt 1865]
    Horton, Sam 3 M W born Mississippi [b abt 1867]
    Horton, Sallie F W 1mo born Dec [sic] born Mississippi [b abt 1869]

    The wife's name here PA probably stands for Peggy Ann.  Peggy is acommon nickname for Margaret.  The enumerator reported her that John'sbaby sister Sallie was 1 month old but also that she was born inDecember, which would make her about 8 months old.

    In the 1880 census in Attala County, Mississippi, John was enumeratedwith his parents, reported to be 15 years old.  This age matches otherbirth and age reports for John Berry Horton.

    1880 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi, 21 June, Beat 4,District 17, page 42 (scan 129B), Hse #361, Fam #366
    Horton, A  W M 50 Husband Farmer NC NC NC b abt 1830]
    Horton, MA  W F 36 Wife Keeping House MS SC SC [abt 1844]
    Horton, John  W M 15 Son At Home MS NC SC [abt 1865]
    Horton, Samuel  W M 13 Son At School MS NC SC [abt 1867]
    Horton, Sally  W F 10 Dau At School MS NC SC [abt 1870]
    Horton, Hellsie  W F 5 Dau At School MS NC SC [abt 1875]
    Underwood, Robert  W M 33 Nephew Works in Field MS MS MS [abt 1847]

    Family Data Collection - Births
    John Berry Horton
    Father Alexander Horton
    Mother Margaret Jenkins
    Birth 1865 Sallis, Attala County MS

    Martha Emma Gunter
    Birth 11.1864 Attala, Mississippi
    Death 12.06.1905 Arkansas, Arkansas
    Parents Unknown
    Spouse & Children
    John Berry Horton 1866-1932
    --  Horton Family Tree,

    In the 1900 census, John Horton is enumerated with his wife Emma andtheir first three children, George, Malcolm, and Earnest.

    1900 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, [no date] June,Prairie Township, District 7, page 12B, Hse #209, Fam #214
    Horton, John H Head W M May 1865  35 Married 12 yrs [abt 1888] MS NCMS Farmer Owns
    Horton, Emma Wife W F Nov 1864  35 Married 12 yrs 6 children/3 livingMS TN MS
    Horton, George Son W M Oct 1890  9 Single AR MS MS
    Horton, Malcum Son W M Nov 1892  7 Single AR MS MS
    Horton, Earnest C Son W M Oct 1895  4 Single AR MS MS

    Emma had one other child before she died.  In the 1910 census daughterEunice is reported as 8 years old, so born about 1902.  John remarriedin Oct 1906.  So Emma died between 1902 and 1906.

    Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
    J B Horton
    Gender Male
    Age 41, Birth Year abt 1865
    Residence Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Spouse's Name Lura Robinson
    Spouse's Gender Female
    Spouse's Age 27
    Spouse's Residence Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Marriage 21 Oct 1906 Arkansas County
    Marriage License Date 18 Oct 1906

    1910 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 16 April, PrairieTownship, District 13, Page 1B, Hse/Fam #10
    Horton, John B Head M W 43 Marriage 2 Married 3 years MS US MS FarmerOwns
    Horton, Lura Wife F W 30 Marriage 2 Married 3 years 4 children/1living MO Minn Minn
    Horton, George Son 18 Single AR MS MS Farm Laborer
    Horton, Malcolm Son 16 Single AR MS MS Farm Laborer
    Horton, Earney Son 14 Single AR MS MS Farm Laborer
    Horton, Eunice Dau 8 Single AR MS MS
    Horton, John B Son 1yr3mos Single AR MS MS [Lura's son]

    1920 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 10 February, SouthPrairie Township, District 16, page 9A, Hse #157, Fam #1676
    Horton, John B  Head Owns M W 54 MS NC MS Farmer [b abt 1865]
    Horton, Lourie  Wife F W 40 MO US MO [b abt 1879]
    Horton, Ernest Son M W 24 AR MS MO Farm Labor [abt 1895]
    Horton, Eunice Dau F W 18 AR MS MO [abt 1901]
    Horton, John B Jr Son M W 11 AR MS MO Farm Labor [b abt 1908]
    Horton, Glen Son M W 9 AR MS MO [b abt 1910]
    Horton, Quinn Son M W 7 AR MS MO [b abt 1912]

    1930 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 24 April, PrairieTownship, Ethel and Chute Rd, District 25, p 8A, Hse #142, Fam #143
    Horton, John B Head Owns M W 64 First married at age 22 MS NC MS [bornabt 1866]
    Horton, Lourie [Lura or Lurie] Wife F W 50  First married at age 29 MOUS MO [born abt 1880]
    Horton, John R (?) [John B Jr] Son M W 21 AR MS MO [born abt 1909]
    Horton, Lew Son M W 19 AR MS MO [born abt 1911]
    Horton, Quin Son M W 17 AR MS MO [born abt 1913]

    Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950
    John B Horton
    Death 17 Nov 1932 Arkansas County

    J B Horton
    Birth 1865
    Death 1932
    Spouse Lura I Horton (1879 - ____)
    Burial Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Arkansas County, Arkansas
    Created by Dale Houghton May 14, 2012
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #90134450,


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