Jack Vickery Horton

9 February 1928–24 August 1999 (Age 71)
Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States

The Life of Jack Vickery

When Jack Vickery Horton was born on 9 February 1928, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, his father, Thomas B Horton, was 51 and his mother, Mary Etta Vickery, was 35. He married Emma Jean Hayes on 26 July 1947, in Jefferson, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 24 August 1999, in Collinsville, DeKalb, Alabama, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Jack Vickery Horton
Emma Jean Hayes
Marriage: 26 July 1947
Don Victor Horton

Spouse and Children

26 July 1947
Jefferson, Alabama, United States


    Don Victor Horton


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1941 · The Tuskegee Airmen

Age 13

The first African-American military aviators in the U.S. Army Air Corps were known as the Tuskegee Airmen, after the Tuskegee Army Air Field where they trained. The group flew over 15,000 individual sorties during World War II which earned them over 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses.  
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 19

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Jack Horton in household of Thomas B Horton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jack V Horton in household of Thomas B Horton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jack V Horton in entry for Mr Thomas B Sr, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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