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.
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.
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