Clifford Floyd Horton

8 January 1900–14 May 1951 (Age 51)
Round Prairie Township, Jefferson, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Clifford Floyd

When Clifford Floyd Horton was born on 8 January 1900, in Round Prairie Township, Jefferson, Iowa, United States, his father, George William Horton, was 26 and his mother, Etta May Maxwell, was 25. He married Hattie Elizabeth Crile on 22 November 1922, in Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Lockridge, Jefferson, Iowa, United States in 1930. He died on 14 May 1951, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Clifford Floyd Horton
1900–1951
Hattie Elizabeth Crile
1900–1952
Marriage: 22 November 1922
Wilber Lester Horton
1923–1983
Horton
Maxine Elizabeth Horton
1930–2018
Carroll Glen Horton
1934–1998
Ruth Evelyn Horton
1935–1955

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 November 1922Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 1
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
    1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam
    Age 13
    The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 16
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    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

    Horten
    Hortin

    Sources (20)

    • Clifford F Horton, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
    • Clifford T Horton, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Clifford F Horton in household of William Horton, "United States Census, 1900"

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