John Hardiman Horton

28 May 1873–13 May 1945 (Age 71)
Canaan, Searcy, Arkansas, United States

The Life 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 Marshall, Searcy, Arkansas, United States in 1903 and Spring Township, Searcy, Arkansas, United States for about 30 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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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

18 March 1903
Searcy, Arkansas, United States



    Dale Verl Horton


    Earl J Horton



    Ilah Jo Horton


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    William Winthrop Thomas Horton


    Tennessee A Parks




+2 More Children

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: habitational name from any of the various places so called. The majority, with examples in at least fourteen counties, are named from Old English horh ‘mud’, ‘slime’ or horn ‘dirt’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. One in southern Gloucestershire, however, is named from Old English heorot ‘hart’ + dūn ‘hill’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jno H Horton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John H Horton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Johnie N O Harton, "United States Census, 1920"

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