John William Herschel Horn

Male12 September 1878–15 May 1952

Brief Life History of John William Herschel

When John William Herschel Horn was born on 12 September 1878, in Glenwood Township, Schuyler, Missouri, United States, his father, John Carnahan Horn, was 28 and his mother, Jennie Elizabeth Wallace, was 23. He married Bernadena Thoman in 1904. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado, United States in 1910 and Election Precinct 1, Prowers, Colorado, United States in 1940. He died on 15 May 1952, in Lamar, Prowers, Colorado, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Fairmount Cemetery, Lamar, Prowers, Colorado, United States.

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John William Herschel Horn
Bernadena Thoman
Marriage: 1904
Donald Thoman Horn
Lewis Edwin Horn
Bernard Carnahan Horn

Sources (10)

  • Herschel Horn, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Herschel Horn, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • John William "Herschel" Horn, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 3

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.


    Age 8

    Historical Boundaries: 1886: Bent, Colorado, United States 1889: Prowers, Colorado, United States

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 20

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish: see Horne .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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