Kit Carson County, Colorado
Histories



John C. and Claribel (McMillon) Borton , 7S 42W
 


John C. Borton and Claribel McMillon had Don Curtis Borton in Piatt County, Illionis on January 27, 1881.
In 1900 Calhoun County, Iowa, John Borton born Sept 1846 in Illinois, married 23 years to Clara B. June 1860, Illnois Have Albert F. Dec 1878, Illinois, Don G. Jan 1881 Illinois, Ella F. Feb 1882 Illinois, Omer G. May 1885 Illinois, Fred M. July 1888 Colorado, Paul Vincent Feb 1897 Illinos, and Harry Dec 1898 Illinois.

In 1920 Sherman County Kansas, John C. Borton is 65, widowed, living with son Donn C. 38 born in Illinois Lena is 35, and they have Lucy 12 Colorado, John H. 8 Colorado, Warren J. 6, Colorado, and Lyle N. 3 Kansas.

John Curtis Borton 1854-1932 # 65360957 is buried in Kanorado, Kansas, with Clarbel 1860-1915 # 65360677,

MYRTLE
Omia E. Borton and Myrtle A. Wedmore, both of Burlington, married there June 19, 1907, witneses F. M. Borton and Goldie R. Wedmore.


In 1910 Myrtle Borton is 24, born in Iowa, married to Earl 24 born in Illinois - a rural mail carrier. Sarah is 22 months old.
Also in Kit Carson County in 1910 is John C. Borton, 55, with Clara 49, Paul V. 13, and Harry W. 11.

Myrtle proved up a quarter in 29, 7S 42W in 1911.
Omia Earl Borton registered for WWI in Boulder, Colorado, born May 19, 1885, a mechanic at the Master Hand Garage on 1236 Walnut in Boulder. They lived at 2707 17th Street, Boulder.

In 1920 Bethune, Colorado, O. E. is farming, 33, with Myrtle 36, Sarah 11, Johnie 9, and Burrelle one.
Next household is John Wedmore 67 Ohio and Sarah 61, Indiana.
Myrtle Ada Borton, born September 8, 1881 in Iowa to John Wedmore and Sarah Jane Blair, died October 1, 1971 in Jefferson Texas, to be buried in Barea Cemeetery. Informant O.E. Borton.
# 6078862 says "Myrtle Ada Borton was wife of Onie Earl Borton, mother of Sarabell Cornell. "
Onia 1885-1975 is also buried there # 6078865.

One family member wrote "Myrtle was born on 8 September 1881 in or near Unionville, Appanoose County, Iowa. She was baptized in the Methodist 'Church, Sloan Iowa. She died on 1 Oct 1971 in Jefferson, Marion County, Texas. A stone marks her resting place in the Berea 'Cemetery in Jefferson. She married Omia Earl Borton in Kanorado, Sherman County, Kansas on 19 June 1907. Yes, there was something about Onowa, IA. She was a school Teacher until her marriage, & she may have taught school there- a year or two (I cannot remember for sure). I am the grandaughter of John Wedmore and Sarah Jane Blair and I think I know more about them than any other member of of the family. "


BORTON, Burnell, W., age 91, of Clio, passed away Thursday, February 11, 2010. Per his wishes cremation has taken place and no services are planned at this time. Burnell was born in Boulder, Colorado the son of Omer and Myrtle (Wedmore) Borton. He was a veteran of the US Army serving in WWII and had retired from General Motors. Survivng are; a son Mark (Mary) Borton of Clio, a daughter Peral Borton of Kentucky, 1 grandchild, 3 step-grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
DONALD
Cloverport, Breckenridge County, Kentucky "Miss Lena Johnson a Breckenridge county girl and Mr Donald Borton of Kanorado Kansas were married at Kanorado April 7 1907"

Lucy C. Borton 1907-1920, daughter of D.C. Borton, is buried in Kanorado # 65361059.

In 1926 Colorado Springs, Don C. is a carpenter, Lena L. and he live at 512 E. Pikes Peak.

In 1930 St. Louis, Missouri, Donald is 49, Lena 45, with Warren 16, and Lyle 13.
In 1940 St. Louis, Don is 59, Lena 55, no occupation. Lyle is 23a filling station attendant, Warren is 26 a shingle inspector, and his wife Emma 30 Tennessee is a seamstress in a dress factory.
Lena Borton 1884-1957 is buried in Marin County, California # 134194944.
" was 73 Mrs. Borton made her home with her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Agnes Borton, at 105 Jefferson drive, Bclveron Gardens. She had been a Marin resident for 12 years. She is survived by a son, Warren Borton of St. Louis, Mo., and by eight grandchildren"
Lyle Maxwell Borton 1916-1956 # 134195028 is also buried in Marin County. "To the wife of Lyle Borton, Marin City, in Ross general hospital, September 19, 1946, a daughter."


EMMA
Emma Florence (Borton) Richard 1882-1949 is buried in Clark County, South Dakota # 82503658, with John Frederick Richard 1877-1949.

FRED
Fred Marques Borton - brother of John - died in 1942, and is buried in Pueblo, Colorado, # 100205534 "Fred Marques Borton, Dec. 19, local hospital. Husband of Lena Borton of family home, 817 E. 10th. Father of Hugh D., Frank and Curtis Borton of Pueblo; Ora Borton, U.S. Navy; Mrs. Walter Shasteen, Mrs. J.E. Cross and Mrs. Charles Girske of Pueblo. Grandfather of 15, brother of Mrs. John Richards of Carpenter, S. D.; Albert, Harry and Earl Borton of Missouri. Member of the Methodist church. Davis Mortuary, Masonic Temple, Broadway at Evans.
1910 U. S. census: Kanorado, State Line Township, Sherman County, Kansas, USA. Occupation: Clerk, General Merchandise.
1920 U. S. census: Lebanon, Red Willow County, Nebraska, USA. Occupation: Agent, Real Estate.
1930 U. S. census: Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, USA. Occupation: Field Manager, Newspaper.
1940 U. S. census: 817 East 10th, Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, USA. Occupation: Circulation Manager, Newspaper."
Fred Marques Borton, Dec. 19, local hospital. Husband of Lena Borton of family home, 817 E. 10th. Father of Hugh D., Frank and Curtis Borton of Pueblo; Ora Borton, U.S. Navy; Mrs. Walter Shasteen, Mrs. J.E. Cross and Mrs. Charles Girske of Pueblo. Grandfather of 15, brother of Mrs. John Richards of Carpenter, S. D.; Albert, Harry and Earl Borton of Missouri. Member of the Methodist church. Davis Mortuary, Masonic Temple, Broadway at Evans.

Orna N. Borton, late of Fowler, died Dec. 18, 1987, at his home. Survived by his wife, Geraldine Borton, of the family home; daughters, Marna (Terry) Tillinghast, Greeley, Susan (Dennis) Foy, Burbank, Calif.; stepdaughters, Patricia Lounders, Lakewood, Nancy (Christian) DeChent, Waterbury, Conn. Also survived by four grandchildren, eight step-grandchildren, two step-great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Frank (Allene) Borton, Curtis (Marge) Borton; sister, Mamie (Charles) Girski, all of Pueblo; and numerous nieces and nephews. Born Feb. 7, 1922, in Sugar City, Colo. Veteran of the U.S. Navy, WW II. Fowler resident since 1974. Mr. Borton was a retired auto mechanic. Preceded in death by his son, Eugene, 1965, in Vietnam. Mr. and Mrs. Borton were married April 23, 1971, in Pueblo. At his request, cremation, Davis-Wallin Crematorium. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 21, Mary Queen of Heaven Catholic Church, Fowler, with the Rev. Maurice Gallagher officiating. Interment, Fort Lyon National Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to the Arkansas Valley Hospice, P.O. Box 405, La Junta, Colo. 81050. The family may be contacted at the family home, 108 Fifth St., Fowler.


HARRY
Harry Wayne Borton registered for WWI in Kit Carson County, farming, born Dec 22, 1898, married to Catherine.

Henry Borton is in Crowley County, Colorado in 1920, 21, farming, married to Kathrine 23, with Wayne 2 and Paul five months old.
In 1930 Kiowa County, Colorado, Harry W. is 30, farming, with Catherine 32, Wayne H. 12, Paul C. 10, Nathan 8, Clifford 7, Robert 5, Thelma 2, and John C. 74, widowed.
In 1940 Harry Wayne Borton is a truck driver in Butler County, Missouri, 41, with Catherine 43, Nathan 19, Clifford 17, Robert 15, Thelma 12, Martha Nell 9, and Mary Jane 7.

Harry 1898-1971 # 118694375 and Catherine 1896-1973 are buried in Morgan County, Missouri.
So are Harry Wayne Borton, Jr. 1917-1989 # 118644536 and his wife Irene M. 1918-1997.

Back to Family Histories.


This page is maintained and copyrighted by M.D. Monk.