William Hornibrook

Male17 April 1842–22 March 1927

Brief Life History of William

When William Hornibrook was born on 17 April 1842, in New Bandon, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, William Hornibrook, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Gabriel, was 23. He married Elizabeth Ann Gooldrup in 1868, in Bathurst, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He immigrated to United States in 1883 and lived in Marinette, Wisconsin, United States in 1920. He died on 22 March 1927, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

William Hornibrook
Elizabeth Ann Gooldrup
Marriage: 1868
Henry Charles Hornibrook
Alexander Hornibrook
Frederick William Hornibrook
George Edward Hornibrook
Eunice Hornibrook
Elizabeth May Hornibrook

Sources (19)

  • William Hornibrook in entry for George E. Hornibrook, "Canada, New Brunswick County Register of Births, 1801-1920"
  • William Hornebrook, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Will Hornibrook in entry for Fred W Hornibrook, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1868Bathurst, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (19)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

    Age 12

    A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.


    Age 23

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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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