HORTON Family Tree
Submitted by: Tony Popp
John B., son of Joseph, was born in Big Bone Lick, Boone County, Kentucky. He was a farmer. His first wife, Mary ("Polly") Underhill, also born in Boone County, died fairly young, and John remarried to Dereisa ("Dove") Rex Craig, a widow. John and his first wife were first cousins. Her father and his mother were brother and sister. John and his family were Baptists.
According to the 1870 U.S. census, John and his wife could not read or write.
1875 tax records showed that John had 2 horses, one hundred blood horses and mares at a total value of $375.00, one male over the age of 21, a qualified voter, one male enrolled in the militia, 300 pounds of tobacco, and 250 bushels of corn, with the value of his real estate at $1300.00.
John is buried in the North Side, Row Number 11 Lot, and grave number 3 of Big Bone Lick Baptist Church cemetery in Boone County, Kentucky.
Following is the family of John Horton:
John B. Horton (1814/4-18-1876) m. Mary ("Polly") Underhill (~1818/2-7-1857) on 5-19-1839 and Dove Rex Craig on 9-23-1857
Inez Horton Craig
John's daughter, Inez, and Dereisa's son, Jacob, who lived together as stepbrother and stepsister as children, were married.
John’s son, Lafayette, died in Covington, Kenton County, Kentucky.
Sally Horton Riggs
John’s daughter, Sally, died in Hart County, Kentucky. She had:
Cecil Riggs had:
John’s son, Horace, may have died in the Civil War.
Following is a picture of John’s son, Tom.
Figure 91: Tom Horton
Frances Horton Cunningham
John’s daughter, Frances, had Sallie Cunningham.
Missouri Horton Stephens
John’s daughter, Missouri, had:
Viola Stephens Brady had:
James Stephens had:
Artie Mae Stephens had:
Mosby Stephens had: