John Adam Horn

13 June 1778–12 February 1861 (Age 82)
Blenveil Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Adam

When John Adam Horn was born on 13 June 1778, his father, Johann Adam Horn, was 40 and his mother, Susanna Gross, was 38. He married Anna Catherine Errett on 28 April 1801, in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 12 February 1861, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Adam Horn
1778–1861
Anna Catherine Errett
1782–1831
Marriage: 28 April 1801
Elisabeth Horn
1802–1881
Johannes Horn
1804–1810
Adam Horn
1806–1855
Maria Magdalena Horn
1809–1855
Barbara Horn
1812–1812
Catherine Horn
1815–1855

Spouse and Children

    Male1778–1861Male

    Anna Catherine Errett

    Female1782–1831Female

MARRIAGE
28 April 1801
Hempfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(6)

    Elisabeth Horn

    Female1802–1881Female

    Male1804–1810Male

    Male1806–1855Male

    Maria Magdalena Horn

    Female1809–1855Female

    Barbara Horn

    Female1812–1812Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Male1738–1817Male

    Susanna Gross

    Female1740–1798Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (7)

1780

Age 2

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 22

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, German, and Dutch: from Middle English, Middle High German, Middle Dutch horn ‘horn’, applied in a variety of senses: as a metonymic occupational name for someone who made small articles, such as combs, spoons, and window lights, out of horn; as a metonymic occupational name for someone who played a musical instrument made from the horn of an animal; as a topographic name for someone who lived by a horn-shaped spur of a hill or tongue of land in a bend of a river, or a habitational name from any of the places named with this element (for example, in England, Horne in Surrey on a spur of a hill and Horn in Rutland in a bend of a river); as a nickname, perhaps referring to some feature of a person's physical appearance, or denoting a cuckolded husband.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, from Old Norse horn ‘horn’, ‘spur of land’.3 Swedish: ornamental or topographic name from horn ‘horn’, ‘spur of land’.

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

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  • Adam Horn, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Adam Horn ( - 1861) - Find A Grave Memorial

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