Joshua L. Van Horn

6 May 1835–10 July 1908 (Age 73)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Joshua L.

When Joshua L. Van Horn was born on 6 May 1835, in Ohio, United States, his father, William Van Horn, was 25 and his mother, Catherine Painter, was 22. He married Sarilda Ford on 25 May 1860, in Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Lincoln Township, Clark, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died on 10 July 1908, in Clark, Missouri, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Revere, Clark, Missouri, United States.

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Joshua L. Van Horn
Sarilda Ford
Marriage: 25 May 1860
Eletha Ann Van Horn
William H Van Horn
Carrie Sarilda Van Horn

Spouse and Children

25 May 1860
Hancock, Illinois, United States


    Eletha Ann Van Horn


    William H Van Horn



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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 1

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 25

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joshua L Vanhorn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joshua Vanhorn, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joshua Van Horn in household of Wm Van Horn, "United States Census, 1860"

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