Emma Livona Van Horn

Female13 February 1864–24 April 1938

Brief Life History of Emma Livona

When Emma Livona Van Horn was born on 13 February 1864, in New Haven Township, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States, her father, Mathias Cornelius Van Horn, was 42 and her mother, Anna M Clark, was 33. She married Albert August Klingsporn on 21 September 1886, in Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Oronoco, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States in 1865 and Oronoco Township, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States for about 5 years. She died on 24 April 1938, in Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States.

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Albert August Klingsporn
Emma Livona Van Horn
Marriage: 21 September 1886
Leon Burt Klingsporn
Myrtle Anna Klingsporn
Max Clark Klingsporn
Albert John Klingsporn Sr

Sources (28)

  • Emma Van Horn in household of Joseph Winegarden, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Emma L VanHorn, "Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949"
  • Emma Klingsporn, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 September 1886Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    1865 · The Assassination of a President

    Age 1

    "While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

    1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

    Age 20

    After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

    Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

    Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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