Isaac Rote Horton

July 1852–15 June 1935 (Age 82)
Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Isaac Rote

When Isaac Rote Horton was born in July 1852, in Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Horton, was 32 and his mother, Margaret Rote, was 26. He married Matilda Frances Golden on 17 March 1875, in Story, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Lucerne, Kings, California, United States in 1910 and Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 June 1935, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Isaac Rote Horton
Matilda Frances Golden
Marriage: 17 March 1875
Blanche May Horton
Mary Horton
Durward Belmont Horton
Alene Horton
John Clyde Horton
Fay Golden Horton

Spouse and Children

17 March 1875
Story, Iowa, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings


    Margaret Rote




    Ellen Horton


    Ransom Stephens Horton



    George Horton


    Ira Talmadge Horton


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Gas Street Lamps Installed

Age 15

The Los Angeles Gas Company installed 43 gas street lamps on Main Street. A lamplighter rode on horseback at dusk to light the streetlights. By 1873, 136 gas lamps had been installed in Los Angeles. 
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 23

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.

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)

  • Isaac R Horton, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Isaac Horton in household of John Horton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Isaac R Horton, "Iowa State Census, 1885"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.