We are researching the Horton, Harrison, Rue, Preston, Hopkins, Barber, and related families.James Horton was born in Cherry Valley, NY and married Mary Jane Harrison in May of 1870. Fred Horton was born in Lamoore, Iowa but moved to South Dakota and then back to Illinois. Fred married Jeanette Preston from Lyndon Illinois. Thompson Preston (Jeanett's Grandfather), married Elenor 'Ellen' Rue. He came fron NY/NJ area to Knox Co, IL. about 1846.