Abijah John Dee Columbus Howton

22 February 1865–28 July 1930 (Age 65)
Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Abijah John Dee Columbus

When Abijah John Dee Columbus Howton was born on 22 February 1865, in Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, his father, James Henry Howton Jr., was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Louvina Ross, was 29. He married Alice Geneva Estes in 1893, in Nez Perce, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Nezperce, Lewis, Idaho, United States in 1880 and Kahlotus, Franklin, Washington, United States in 1920. He died on 28 July 1930, in Lind, Adams, Washington, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Delight Cemetery, Adams, Washington, United States.

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Abijah John Dee Columbus Howton
Alice Geneva Estes
Marriage: 1893
Ida Elizabeth Howton
Norman Estes Howton
Ruth Howton
Eunice Howton
Lois Howton
Lloyd Lee Howton
Geneva Howton
Florence Howton
Doris Martha Howton

Spouse and Children

Nez Perce, Idaho, United States


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings




    Nancy M. Howton



    James Ashburn Howton


    Sarah Elizabeth Howton


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 2

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Houghton .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John C Houton in household of James Houton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John C Hawton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John C Howton, "United States Census, 1920"

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