Hetty Horn

about 1785–9 August 1849 (Age 64)
Knox, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Hetty

Hetty Horn was born about 1785, in Knox, Tennessee, United States as the daughter of Nicholas Horn and Rebecca Badgett. She married John Tidings Foreman on 4 March 1801, in Surry, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 9 August 1849, in Hancock, Illinois, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Hancock, Illinois, United States.

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John Tidings Foreman
Hetty Horn
Marriage: 4 March 1801
Ransom Sweatman Foreman
Mary Ann Foreman
Child Foreman
Anderson Foreman
Sarah Foreman
Rebecca Foreman

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion
Age 1
Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State
Age 11
On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
Age 18
France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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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Samuel Buchanan Frost - Life Sketch by Janis Merrell Hardy

On his endowment record, Samuel said he was born January 2, 1810 in Wake County, North Carolina. Samuel was the first child of his parents, McCaslin and Penina Smith Frost. The other children were Nan …

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  • Hetty, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Hetty, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Hetty, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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