George Edward Hornibrook

26 July 1873–30 October 1947 (Age 74)
Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of George Edward

When George Edward Hornibrook was born on 26 July 1873, in Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, William Hornibrook, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Gooldrup, was 31. He lived in New Brunswick, Canada in 1873 and Algoma, Algoma, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died on 30 October 1947, at the age of 74, and was buried in Marinette, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States.

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 6

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hornbrook in Kelly, Devon, so named from Old English horn ‘hill spur’ + brōc ‘book’, ‘stream’.

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

Sources (3)

  • George Edward Hornibrook in household of William Hornibrook, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • George Edward Hornibrook, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • George E. Hornebrook, "Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959"

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