Wallace Birch Horn

27 March 1882–28 March 1968 (Age 86)
Glenwood Township, Schuyler, Missouri, United States

The Life of Wallace Birch

When Wallace Birch Horn was born on 27 March 1882, in Glenwood Township, Schuyler, Missouri, United States, his father, John Carnahan Horn, was 32 and his mother, Jennie Elizabeth Wallace, was 26. He married Cora Belle Burger on 18 September 1907, in Denver, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Aztec, San Juan, New Mexico, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 35 Governador, Rio Arriba, New Mexico, United States in 1940. He died on 28 March 1968, in Farmington, San Juan, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Aztec, San Juan, New Mexico, United States.

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Wallace Birch Horn
Cora Belle Burger
Marriage: 18 September 1907
Paul Bayard Horn
Karl Burger Horn
Roberta Elizabeth Horn
Dorothy Virginia Horn
Flora Belle Horn

Spouse and Children

18 September 1907
Denver, Colorado, United States



    Karl Burger Horn


    Roberta Elizabeth Horn


    Dorothy Virginia Horn


    Flora Belle Horn


Parents and Siblings


    Jennie Elizabeth Wallace




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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 24

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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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Sources (3)

  • Wallace Horn in household of A Broms, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Wallis Horn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wallace B Horn, "United States Census, 1930"

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