William Hornibrook

17 April 1842–22 March 1927 (Age 84)
New Bandon, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life 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 Gabrial, 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 died on 22 March 1927, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

William Hornibrook
1842–1927
Elizabeth Ann Gooldrup
1842–1937
Marriage: 1868
Henry Charles Hornibrook
1868–1931
Alexander Hornibrook
1870–1881
Frederick William Hornibrook
1870–1946
George Edward Hornibrook
1873–1947
Eunice Hornibrook
1875–1966
Elizabeth May Hornibrook
1882–1883
Hornibrook
1886–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1868
Bathurst, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

    William Hornibrook

    Male1811–1884Male

    Elizabeth Gabrial

    Female1818–1900Female

siblings

(19)

    Elizabeth Hornibrook

    Female1837–1839Female

    Edward Hornibrook

    Male1839–1881Male

    Thomas Hornibrook

    Male1840–1868Male

    Male1842–1927Male

    Mary Ann Hornibrook

    Female1844–1928Female

+14 More Children

World Events (3)

1867 · British North America Act

Age 25

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.
1869

Age 27

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1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

Age 59

July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.

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)

  • William Hornebrook, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Hornibrook, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • William Hornebrook in entry for George E. Hornebrook, "Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959"

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