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The Horton Family of Iowa: Part III

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Tenth Generation



Frank & Lisle Horton

13. JAMES LISLE10 HORTON (Col. Charles Cummins9, Dr. James S.8, Deacon John Budd7, Jonathan6, Deacon James5, Captain Jonathan4, Barnabus3, Joseph2, William1) was born Muscatine, IA April 24, 1874. Lisle died October 22, 1947 Hot Springs, SD, at 73 years of age. His body was interred October, 1947 Hot Springs, SD, National Cemetery.

He married twice. He married GRACE CORA JOBE Rock Island, IL, January 18, 1899. Grace was born Rock Island, IL June 3, 1874. Grace died June 18, 1941 at 67 years of age. He married MAJORIE STOWELL AKERS Golden, CO, July 7, 1934.

Lisle served (along with his brother Frank) in the military during the Spanish-American War.  They were both members of Company C, Fiftieth Iowa Volunteers.  Lisle served with the rank of Sargent.  In May, 1998 the Regiment was dispatched to Jacksonville, FL and later to nearby Camp Cuba Libre.  In late July, Spain sued for peace and in the fall of 1998  the men of the Fiftieth returned home to Iowa.  While the Fiftieth saw no action, many men died of disease during the Florida rainy season. 

James Lisle Horton and Grace Cora Jobe had the following children:

i. HARRIET LISLE11 was born Sheridan, WY March 9, 1909. Harriet died May 18, 1997 Cheyenne, WY, at 88 years of age. Her body was interred May, 1997 Cheyenne, WY, Lakeview Cemetery. Harriet graduated. Institution: University of Nebraska. Harriet's occupation: insurance agent Cheyenne, WY. Harriet was a salesperson and underwriter for Transamerica/Occidental Insurance Co. She was a member of the Quarter Million Dollar Round Table of Transamerica and Emeritus Agent of TransAmerica/Occidental Insurance Co.

16 ii. MARIBEL was born November 18, 1910.

14. MARY MILNE10 HORTON (Col. Charles Cummins9, Dr. James S.8, Deacon John Budd7, Jonathan6, Deacon James5, Captain Jonathan4, Barnabus3, Joseph2, William1) was born Muscatine, IA November 21, 1879. She died June 15, 1967 Des Moines, IA, at 87 years of age. Her body was interred June, 1967 Grandview, IA, Grandview Cemetery. "Grandmother" was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a charter member of the Iowa State Ladies Legislative Auxiliary.

She married JAMES MADISON BROCKWAY Marshalltown, IA, October 12, 1910. Jim was born in Ainsworth, Washington Co., IA January 22, 1879. He was the son of Edwin Franklin Brockway and Rowena Barbara Letts. Jim died September 18, 1943 in Des Moines, IA, at 64 years of age. His body was interred September, 1943 Grandview, IA (Louisa County), Grandview Cemetery (Click here to go to the Brockway Family Journal)

Mary Milne Horton and James Madison Brockway had the following children:

17 i. JOHN HORTON11 was born April 24, 1914.

18 ii. CHARLES EDWIN was born October 15, 1917.

15. FRANK "SKIPPER" O.10 HORTON (Col. Charles Cummins9, Dr. James S.8, Deacon John Budd7, Jonathan6, Deacon James5, Captain Jonathan4, Barnabus3, Joseph2, William1) was born Muscatine, IA October 18, 1882. Frank died August 17. 1948 Sheridan, WY, at 65 years of age. His body was interred August, 1948 Buffalo, WY, Willow Grove Cemetery.

He married twice. He married GERTRUDE SCOVEL BUTLER Lakeside, MI, August 25, 1908. Gertrude was born Indianapolis, IN September 30, 1881. Gertrude died March 17, 1934 San Francisco, CA, at 52 years of age. Her body was interred March, 1934 Buffalo, NY, Willow Grove Cemetery. He married HENRIETTA HANK STUART Plainsfield, NJ, September 15, 1937. Henrietta was born in Bass,

Maine September 26, 1903. Henrietta died March 23, 1989 Buffalo, NY, at 85 years of age.

Frank served in the military as a member of Company C, Fiftieth Iowa Volunteers during the Spanish American War. I don't believe that they were called into action.

Frank graduated Chicago, IL, 1903. Institution: University of Chicago. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree and while at the University played football under Coach A.A. Stagg. He moved to Saddlestring, WY in 1905 to run sheep and cattle and started the HF Bar Ranch in 1912 with approximately 10,000 acres .Read about the HF Bar Ranch  Later Frank purchased the nearby Paradise Ranch. He also had lumbering interests. He unsuccessfully ran for Governor in the early 1930's and later successfully ran for the U.S. Congress for the State of Wyoming and held that position from approximately the late 1930's until the late 1940's.

Frank "Skipper" Horton and Gertrude Scovel Butler had the following children:

19 i. WILLIAM SCOVEL11 was born September 24, 1910.

20 ii. JACK OGILVIE was born October 18, 1911.                                                                                                                                              Frank Horton

iii. OVID BUTLER (BOBBY) was born April 19, 1916.  He died November, 1976 at 60 years of age.


Eleventh Generation

16. MARIBEL11 HORTON (James Lisle10, Col. Charles Cummins9, Dr. James S.8, Deacon John Budd7, Jonathan6, Deacon James5, Captain Jonathan4, Barnabus3, Joseph2, William1 was born Sheridan, WY November 18, 1910. Maribel was the daughter of James Lisle Horton and Grace Cora Jobe. Maribel died March 22, 1997 Cheyenne, WY, at 86 years of age. She was cremated and his ashes placed in Salt Creek Canyon between Globe and Superior Arizona. She was an avid horsewoman in the 1940-1955 era and she worked for the Federal Government at F. E. Warren Air Force Base in a highly security position for 20 years

She married EDWARD R. CALDWELL Kimball, NE, October 4, 1931. Edward was. born March 9, 1909 in Denver, CO. . Edward died May 22, 1994 in Mesz, Arizona. He was cremated and his ashes placed in Salt Creek Canyon between Globe and Superior Arizona.

Maribel Horton and Edward R. Caldwell had the following children:

i. ALLEN HORTON12 .

ii. DONA JEAN .

17. JOHN HORTON11 BROCKWAY (Mary Milne10 Horton, Col. Charles Cummins9, Dr. James S.8, Deacon John Budd7, Jonathan6, Deacon James5, Captain Jonathan4, Barnabus3, Joseph2, William1) was born Chicago, IL 1914. John died November 13th, 2008 in Des Moines. His body was interred at Grandview, IA, Grandview Cemetery

He married twice. He married MARY LOUISE HAYWORTH Sioux City, IA, June 22, 1940. Mary was born Lemmon, SD March 25, 1917. Mary was the daughter of D.A. Hayworth and Mabel King. Mary died March 6, 1949 Rochester, MN, at 31 years of age. Her body was interred March, 1949 Grandview, IA (Louisa County). He married MARY DAVY Des Moines, IA, January 27, 1951. Mary was born Pocahontas, IA December 11, 1919. Mary died November 9, 1980 Iowa City, IA, at 60 years of age. Her body was interred November, 1980 Fonda, IA.

John graduated Ames, Iowa, 1938. Institution: Iowa State University. Following high school in Muscatine, Dad enrolled in Muscatine Junior College where he played basketball and was named 1st team "All State Center" by the Cedar Rapids newspaper and 2nd team by the Des Moines Register & Tribune. He later enrolled in Iowa State University and graduated with a degree in Dairy Plant Management.

He served in the military during WWII from Sept. 1943 to Dec. 1945 with the US Navy Sea Bees, C.B.M.U. #591 and was stationed in the Marshall Islands.

John's occupation: Exe. VP Iowa Dairy Foods Assn. in Des Moines, IA from 1946 -1980. In addition, John took on the duties of Exe. Dir. of the Iowa Hotel/Motel Association from 1972 to 1980. He was an active member of Central Presbyterian Church in Des Moines for many years. He served in various positions within the church, including deacon, trustee and elder.

John was a charter member of Central Iowa Sales Executives Assn. and executive secretary for 17 years. Chairman of Governor Erbe's Tourism Committee and Vice-President of the Iowa State Society of Association Executives.

In retirement, he is a charter member and former president of the Des Moines Golden K Kiwanis Club. He has also been actively involved in raising funds for the restoration of the Civil War Soldiers and Sailor Monument on the Iowa State House grounds. He is a member of the Iowa Sons of the American Revolution, and past Historian of the Iowa Hoover Chapter #147280. His sons James Craig, John Davy and William Allen are also members. His daughters Judith Ann, Kathleen Rose and Mary Teresa are members of the Daughters of the American Revolution. He is also a member of the Ohio Society of the War of 1812. He is also a member of the Urbandale Chapter of the Iowa American Legion.

John is also a member of a committee who combined with the Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War and the Iowa Historical Society are restoring 263 Iowa Civil War battle flags. The work is well underway as of November 2002. John is also a member of the Hoover Chapter of Sons of the American Revolutionary War.

Read about the work being done at the Iowa Historical Building to preserve Iowa's Civil War Battle Flags

View work being by the Iowa Historical Society to preserve Iowa's Civil War Battle Flags 

John Horton Brockway and Mary Louise Hayworth had the following children:

21 i. JUDITH ANN (JUDY)12 was born 1942.

22 ii. JAMES CRAIG was born 1947.

John Horton Brockway and Mary Davy had the following children:

23 iii. JOHN DAVY (DAVE) was born  1952.

iv. WILLIAM ALAN (BILL) was born 1954.

v. KATHLEEN ROSE (KATE) was born 1957.

vi. MARY TERESA (TERRY) was born 1959.

18. CHARLES EDWIN11 BROCKWAY (Mary Milne10 Horton, Col. Charles Cummins9, Dr. James S.8, Deacon John Budd7, Jonathan6, Deacon James5, Captain Jonathan4, Barnabus3, Joseph2, William1) was born Mucatine, IA 1917.

wpe6.jpg (7822 bytes)He married DOROTHY ELIZABETH NUNEMAKER in Des Moines, IA., October 12, 1947. Dorothy was born Columbus, Ohio 1926. Dorothy is the daughter of Joseph Paul Nunemaker and Dorothy Helen Handley.

Charles graduated Iowa City, Iowa, 1942. Institution: University of Iowa. Charles served in the military 1942 - 1946. He was in the Army in the 328th Harborcraft Company. His career with Firestone Co. took he and his family to live for a number of years in Argentina and later in India. He returned to akron, OH in 1966 as Controller of the Firestone Golf & Country Club. They retired to florida in 1982.

Charles Edwin Brockway and Dorothy Elizabeth Nunemaker had the following children:

25 i. ROBERT LAIRD (BOB)12 was born 1951.

26 ii. JANIS KAY was born 1954.

19. WILLIAM SCOVEL11 HORTON (Frank O.10, Col. Charles Cummins9, Dr. James S.8, Deacon John Budd7, Jonathan6, Deacon James5, Captain Jonathan4, Barnabus3, Joseph2, William1) was born Chicago, IL September 24, 1910. William died June 19, 1977 Saddlestring, WY, at 66 years of age. His body was interred June 24, 1977 Willow Grove Cemetery.

He married MARY JEAN WARREN Buffalo, WY, December 24, 1932. Mary was born Greenwich, CT January 31, 1910. Mary died August 26, 1935 Saddlestring, WY, at 25 years of age. Died in an accident while riding a horse.  He later married Josephine Cole of Canton, Ohio.   Bill in the Coast Guard during WWII.

William Scovel Horton and Josephine Cole had the following child:

i. SUZANNE . Suzanne was born in 1939.   She married WILLIAM TIMKEN, Jr of Canton, Ohio.  William is the CEO of Timken Roller Bearing Co. in Canton.  They were divorced in 1996 after 36 years of marriage.   They had 4 children.

20. JACK OGILVIE11 HORTON (Frank O.10, Col. Charles Cummins9, Dr. James S.8, Deacon John Budd7, Jonathan6, Deacon James5, Captain Jonathan4, Barnabus3, Joseph2, William1) was born Saddlestring, WY October 18, 1911. Jack died June 26, 1973 Salt Lake City, UT, at 61 years of age.

He married twice. He married JODIE ---- Before 1938. He married ELEANOR GIBSON October 13, 1945. Eleanor was born Douglas, WY January 26, 1916. Eleanor died September 11, 1965 Salt Lake City, UT, at 49 years of age. Her body was interred September, 1965 Buffalo, WY, Willow Grove Cemetery.

Jack gained his bachelor's degree from Princeton and a master's degree from Stanford University.

He was employed by Mobil Oil Co. for many years as a consulting geologist in the U.S. and South America.

Jack Ogilvie Horton and Jodie ---- had the following children:

i. JACK OGILVIE JR.12 was born 1938. Jack died February 21, 1981 Denver, CO, at 42 years of age. He Died of Leukemia. He married GRACE EPSY FORD .

Grace was born Savannah, GA.

Jack graduated 1960. Institution: Princeton University. He graduated with honors with a major in Geology. He was an All American lacross player. He later served on the Board of Trustees of Princeton University. After graduation, he was selected as a Rhodes Scholar and attened Oxford University in England. Here he earned a master's degree in economics. He also played for the All South England team in lacross.

Jack served in the military Japan, 1962 to 1965. He was part of the Naval Airborn Reconnaissance Squadron station in Japan and operated in SE Asia during the Vietnam War. He flew 165 combat and reconnaissance missions and was awarded several decorations before leaving the Navy in 1965.

Jack's occupation: public official Washington DC, 1973 to 1977. He served as Deputy Undersecretary of the Interior and later as Assistant Secretary for Land and Water. He was also appointed as the first chairman of the Federal State Land Use Planning Comission for Alaska.

ii. GERTRUDE B. was born February 21, 1939. Gertrude died July, 1969 at 30 years of age. She married WILLARD M. DIXON .

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