Parthenia Jane Horner

about 1830–1892 (Age 62)
Lexington, Scott, Indiana, United States

The Life of Parthenia Jane

When Parthenia Jane Horner was born about 1830, in Lexington, Scott, Indiana, United States, her father, John Horner Sr, was 54 and her mother, Parthana Higgins, was 47. She married James Parry Hollenbeck on 11 September 1851, in Jefferson, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Saluda, Jefferson, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died in 1892, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

James Parry Hollenbeck
1826–1863
Parthenia Jane Horner
1830–1892
Marriage: 11 September 1851
Alice Hallenbeck
1852–1854
Mary E. Hallenbeck
1854–
Abram Riley Hollenbeck
1856–1928
John P. Hollenbeck
1863–1943

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 September 1851
Jefferson, Indiana, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 0

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.
1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

Age 6

The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 21

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

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 (3)

  • Jane Hollenbeck in household of James P Hollenbeck, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Perthana Huttsell in household of Bloomfield Huttsell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Parthenia Jane Horne, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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