Floyd Otto Horning

15 August 1895–10 September 1963 (Age 68)
Vernon Township, Isabella, Michigan, United States

The Life of Floyd Otto

When Floyd Otto Horning was born on 15 August 1895, in Vernon Township, Isabella, Michigan, United States, his father, Ambrose LaGrange Horning, was 43 and his mother, Rosa Ann Stine, was 38. He married Nina Bertina Huggins on 2 May 1917, in Osceola, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 10 September 1963, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 68.

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Floyd Otto Horning
Nina Bertina Huggins
Marriage: 2 May 1917
Reva Mildred Horning

Spouse and Children

2 May 1917
Osceola, Michigan, United States


    Reva Mildred Horning


Parents and Siblings

    Ambrose LaGrange Horning


    Rosa Ann Stine




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 2

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 18

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

German:1. nickname from Hornung ‘February’, with reference to a tax obligation or some other association with that month, for example being born in February. 2. from a personal name, Hornunc. 3. North German: nickname for a person born out of wedlock, Middle Low German hornink, with reference to parentage by a cuckold, traditionally symbolized by horns. 4. topographic name referring to the location or shape of a farming property ( see Horn ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Floyd Horning in household of Ambros Horning, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Floyd Otto Horning in household of Ambrose L Horning, "United States Census, 1910"
  • U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942

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