Ellis and Mildred Horton

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MR. & MRS. ELLIS RUFUS HORTON

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Photo contributed by Beth Klingensmith

This is a photo of Ellis Rufus Horton and his wife, Susan Mary "Mildred" House Horton in their later years.  Ellis was born June 30, 1864 in Belgrade, Washington County, Missouri to David Lenox Horton and Margaret Susannah Layne Horton.  He died February 28, 1939, and is buried at Doe Run Memorial Cemetery, Doe Run, St. Francois County, Missouri.  Susan Mary "Mildred" (House) Horton  was born April 13, 1860 to  John House, Jr. and Julia Ann Sago.   She died Feb. 7, 1948, and is also buried at Doe Run Memorial Cemetery.     Ellis and "Mildred" were married Apr. 2, 1890 in Doe Run.   They were the parents of 4 sons, two of whom are buried in family plot in Doe Run Memorial Cemetery.   Also parents of Thomas Edward Horton (1901-1972) buried in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

 

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