Christopher Horace Laybourn

31 January 1862–23 January 1948 (Age 85)
LaPorte, Indiana, United States

The Life of Christopher Horace

When Christopher Horace Laybourn was born on 31 January 1862, in LaPorte, Indiana, United States, his father, Daniel Boone Laybourn, was 41 and his mother, Clarisa W Ash, was 39. He married Florence N. Chapin on 10 January 1894, in Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Pilot Grove Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Fountain Green, Hancock, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 23 January 1948, in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christopher Horace Laybourn
1862–1948
Florence N. Chapin
1868–1915
Marriage: 10 January 1894
Eva Lovinia Laybourn
1895–1965
John Earl Laybourn
1897–1965
Hazel Mae Laybourn
1900–1940

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 January 1894
Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Boone Laybourn

    Male1820–1872Male

    Clarisa W Ash

    Female1822–1911Female

siblings

(12)

    Benjamin W Laybourn

    Male1842–1933Male

    Melissa Jane Laybourn

    Female1844–Female

    Heziah Laybourn

    Male1845–1851Male

    Lucinda Laybourn

    Female1847–1920Female

    William Amos Laybourn

    Male1848–1897Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1871

Age 9

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1886

Age 24

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Leyburn in North Yorkshire, so named from an uncertain first element (possibly Old English hlēg ‘shelter’) + Old English burna ‘stream’. Leybourne in Kent, which is named from an Old English personal name Lytta + burna, may also have contributed to the surname to some extent, although it is a predominantly northern name.

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

Sources (3)

  • Chris Layborn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Christopher H Laybourn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Christopher Layborn, "United States Census, 1910"

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