John Marshal Whitenton
Looking for information on John Marshal Whitenton, Date of Birth, December 27, 1843 - May 2, 1885. Married to Lavina King, October 30, 1865. Marriage record indicates August 18, 1885 in Pemiscot, Missouri to Albert M. Taylor after death of John Marshal Whitenton. My Great Grandfather was the only surviving member of this union and lived to the age of 58. Rufas H. Whitenton, later respelled with two "t"s. Whittenton. Known as "Bonnie" or Boney. Rescued from Mississippi by an Aunt, Emma King, Lavina King's sister from Thayer, Missouri. She took Rufas to rear. At that time she was married to J.W. Jones. They returned to Oregon, to Clatskane.