John Cooper Hornberger

Male1 May 1873–14 January 1963

Brief Life History of John Cooper

When John Cooper Hornberger was born on 1 May 1873, in Warwick Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Martin Stormfeltz Hornberger, was 28 and his mother, Mary Ann Cooper, was 21. He married Salinda Kline Ecenroad on 24 November 1895, in Rothsville, Warwick Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in West Earl Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Ephrata Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 14 January 1963, in Ephrata, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Rothsville, Warwick Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Cooper Hornberger
Salinda Kline Ecenroad
Marriage: 24 November 1895
Elmer Hornberger
Eva Ecenroad Hornberger
Harry Hornberger
Katie Ecenroad Hornberger
Christian Ecenroad Hornberger
Clayton Eckenrode Hornberger
Paul Hornberger
Elsie Ecenrode Hornberger

Sources (15)

  • John C Hornberger in entry for Elmer E Hornberger, "Pennsylvania Delayed Birth Records, 1941-1976"
  • John C Hornberger, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John C. Hornberger, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 November 1895Rothsville, Warwick Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 2

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

    Age 4

    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 25

    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

    German: habitational name for someone from Hornberg, a common placename composed of Old High German horn ‘horn’ + berg ‘mountain, hill’.

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

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