John Hardiman Horton

Male28 May 1873–13 May 1945

Brief Life History of John Hardiman

When John Hardiman Horton was born on 28 May 1873, in Canaan, Searcy, Arkansas, United States, his father, William Winthrop Thomas Horton, was 25 and his mother, Tennessee A Parks, was 28. He married Fronnie Della Bryan on 18 March 1903, in Searcy, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Bear Creek, Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada in 1929 and Spring Township, Searcy, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 13 May 1945, in Searcy, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Marshall, Searcy, Arkansas, United States.

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John Hardiman Horton
Fronnie Della Bryan
Marriage: 18 March 1903
Doyle T Horton
Dale Verl Horton
Earl J Horton
Alta Cindy Horton
Ilah Jo Horton
Devoy Bryan Horton

Sources (16)

  • Jno H Horton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Hardiman Horton - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: birth-name: John Hardiman Horton
  • J H Horton, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 March 1903Searcy, Arkansas, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 2

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

    Age 10

    The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 23

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    English (Staffordshire and Warwickshire): habitational name from one or other of the many places so called, such as those in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Northamptonshire, Shropshire, Somerset, Staffordshire, Wiltshire, and Yorkshire. Most of the placenames derive from Old English horh or horu ‘dirt, filth’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’, though some may have different origins, including Horton in Gloucestershire, which may derive from Old English heorot ‘hart, stag’ + tūn.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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