John Horner

30 July 1817–5 July 1852 (Age 34)
Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John

When John Horner was born on 30 July 1817, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Samuel Solomon Horner, was 33 and his mother, Magdalene Kimmel, was 29. He married Nancy Hoffman about 1842. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Jenner Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. He died on 5 July 1852, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Jennerstown, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Horner
1817–1852
Nancy Hoffman
1820–1910
Marriage: about 1842
Mary A Horner
1843–1893
Cyrus Cover Horner
1846–1883
Noah A Horner
1848–1907
Reuben Horner
1850–1915
Lucinda Horner
1851–1927

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1842
children

(5)

    Female1843–1893Female

    Cyrus Cover Horner

    Male1846–1883Male

    Noah A Horner

    Male1848–1907Male

    Reuben Horner

    Male1850–1915Male

    Lucinda Horner

    Female1851–1927Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 3

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 13

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, German, and Dutch: from Horn 1 with the agent suffix -er; an occupational name for someone who made or sold small articles made of horn, a metonymic occupational name for someone who played a musical instrument made from the horn of an animal, or a topographic name for someone who lived at a ‘horn’ of land.2 habitational name from Horner in Diptford, Devon, which is named from Old English horn ‘horn of land’ + ora ‘hill spur’, ‘ridge’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Horn 4.

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

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Sources (2)

  • John Horner, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John S Horner, "Find A Grave Index"

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