Frederick William Hornibrook

Male25 October 1870–1946

Brief Life History of Frederick William

When Frederick William Hornibrook was born on 25 October 1870, in New Brunswick, Canada, his father, William Hornibrook, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Gooldrup, was 28. He married Amanda Olava Amundson on 29 March 1899, in Marinette, Wisconsin, United States. He lived in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States for about 30 years. He died in 1946, at the age of 76, and was buried in Marinette, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States.

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Frederick William Hornibrook
Amanda Olava Amundson
Marriage: 29 March 1899

Sources (8)

  • Frederick W Hornibrook, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frederick William Hornibrook, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"
  • Fred W Hornibrook, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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  • Marriage
    29 March 1899Marinette, Wisconsin, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 2

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    1880 · Legislature in Fredericton Destoryed by Fire

    Age 10

    On February 25, 1880, the legislature building in Frederiction was destroyed by fire. The builiding was completely made of wood meaning that there was nothing left of it. The chair that the speaker used and a marble top table were all that remained.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 20

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Hornbrook in Kelly (Devon), which derives its name from Old English horn ‘horn-shaped piece of land’ + brōc ‘brook, stream’. The surname has been established in Ireland (Cork) since the early 17th century.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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