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Families covered: Horton of Catton, Horton of Horton
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Ormerod identifies the arms of this family as "Sable, a buck's head cabossed, Argt. attired Or". That indicates that there was no known connection with the family shown on Horton01.
Madocke de Horton
1. David de Horton (a 1350)
m. Agnes
  A. John de Horton (a 1396)
  m. Maud Hopkinson (dau of Hugh Hopkinson)
  i. William Horton of Cheshire (a 1447)
  m. Elizabeth
  a. John Horton
  b. Roger Horton
  m. Alice Manley (dau of Sir Thomas Manley)
  (1) William Horton (dsp)
  (2) Jane Horton (a 1504)
  m. Richard Nuthall of Cattenhall (a 1504)
  (3) Elizabeth Horton
  m. Hugh Smith



Visitation, which starts with the lower section below, identifies the arms of the following family, quartered with St. Pierre + Brusse + Malpas, as "Sable, a stag's head caboshed argent, attired or". That suggests that the following William was closely connected to the family shown above.
William de Horton, Cheshire
m. Alice St. Peter
1. Roger Horton, 1st of Catton in Derbyshire (a 1400)
  A. William Horton of Catton (dsp?)
  B. John Horton of Catton
  i. Walter Horton of Catton
a. ?? Horton
  Uncertain on number of intermediary generations.
  (1) ? Horton
  (A) Roger Horton of Catton (a 1516)
  (i) John Horton of Catton (a 1516)
  m. Anne Curson (sister of Thomas Curson, son/heir of John Curson of Croxhall)
  (a) Walter Horton of Catton (a 1564)
Thanks to a contributor (RJ, 02.01.2012) for reporting that the will of the undermentioned Christopher suggests that he inherited Catton from his kinsman Walter (not his father or uncle) and for suggesting his connection to Katherine, Lady Leigh.
  (ii) ?? Horton presumed intermediary generation
  (a) Christopher Horton (d 1583)
  m1. ??
  ((1)) Walter Horton (d 1616) not sure who was his mother
  ((A)) Christopher Horton of Catton, Sheriff of Derbyshire (b c1582, d 18.11.1659) - continued below
m. Parnell Tiringeham (dau of Thomas Tiringeham of Nether Winchenden)
  m2. Marie (widow of Gabriel Chamber)
  ((2)) Katherine Horton
  m. Sir Henry Leigh of Egginton (b c1585, d by 1635)
  Identified as a grandson of a Sir Roger Horton of Catton was the undermentioned Thomas of Iford. Showing the connection here is speculative & presumptuous.
  (2) ?? Horton
  (A) Thomas Horton of Iford
  (i) Mary Horton (d 1562)
  m. Henry Longe of Whaddon (d 1558)
  C. Robert Horton had issue



Christopher Horton of Catton, Sheriff of Derbyshire (b c1582, d 18.11.1659) - continued above
Christopher is the first mentioned by the Visitation which reports only his marriage to Parnell Tiriningeham, thereby identifying her as mother of his children. However, the Heveningham records show him as married (presumably firstly) to ...
m1. (1610) Margaret Heveningham (dau of Sir Walter Heveningham of Aston)
m2. (03.09.1616) Parnell Tiringeham (dau of Thomas Tiringeham of Nether Winchenden)
1. Walter Horton of Catton (b c1626, a 1662, 2nd son)
  m. Dorothy or Anne Ferrars (dau of Sir Humphrey Ferrars of Tamworth)
A. Christopher Horton of Catton (b c1653, d 1707)
  B. Walter Horton (b c1656, Canon of Lichfield)
  Visitation ends with this generation. It is a presumption that Walter was father of ...
i. Christopher Horton of Catton (bur 10.01.1764)
  Nichols starts with Christopher and provides the following.
  m. Frances Buswell (dau/heir of Sir Eusebius Pelsant, later Buswell)
a. Christopher Horton of Catton Hall (bur 13.08.1769, 2nd son)
  m. (04.08.1765) Anne Luttrell (dau of Simon Luttrell, 1st Earl of Carhampto, m2. Duke of Gloucester)
  (1) George Henry Horton (d infant)
  b. Eusebius Horton of Catton (a 1809, 4th son)
  m. Phoebe Davenport (dau of Davies Davenport of Woodford, etc.)
  (1) Ann Beatrix Horton (b 1787)
  m. (01.09.1806) Sir Robert John Wilmot, later Wilmot-Horton, 3rd Bart of Osmaston (b 12.1784, d 1841)
  (2) Frances Louisa Horton (b 1789, d 21.02.1864) who married ...
m. (20.07.1820) Rev. Richard Carleton (b 10.02.1792, d 02.02.1869)
  c. Frances Horton (dsp 21.08.1781)
  m. (11.03.1752) Sir Edward Littleton of Teddesley, 4th Bart of Pillaton Hall (dsp 18.05.1812)
  d. Elizabeth Horton (d 14.06.1789)
  m. (11.11.14762) George Evans, 3rd Lord Carbery (d 26.05.1783)
  e.+ other issue - Walter (bpt 30.04.1734, bur 10.10.1753), John (bur 12.07.1776), Edward, Clement (bur 05.09.1770), Mary (d unm bur 25.09.1765), Honor (bur 15.09.1772)
  C.+ other issue (a 1662) - Alexander, Anne, Parnell, Elizabeth, Dorothy, Lettice
2. Jane Horton
  m. Edward Villiers of Hanbury
3. Elizabeth Horton
  m. Edward Broughton of Loungedon
4. Parnell Horton
  m. Samuel Trist of Culworth
5. Anne Horton
  m. Abraham Fowler of Salt
6.+ other issue - Christopher (bpt 22.02.1628, d young), Thomas of London, Henry, Francis (d by 1655)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Ormerod's 'History of Cheshire' (vol 2, 'Nuthal of Cattenal'), Visitations (Cheshire, 1580 & 1613, 'Nuthall of Cattenhall')
(2) For middle section : various web sites and as reported above
(3) For lower section : Visitation (Derbyshire, 1662-4, 'Horton of Catton'), 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 4, part 2, 1811, 'Pedigree of Pelsant and Buswell', p578)
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