Brigham Milton Vanhorn

10 May 1896–12 May 1971 (Age 75)
Cadmus, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Brigham Milton

When Brigham Milton Vanhorn was born on 10 May 1896, in Cadmus, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States, his father, John H VanHorn, was 22 and his mother, Mollie Salyers, was 18. He married Georgia Virginia Muncy on 11 June 1918. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Magisterial District 8, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 12 May 1971, in Louisa, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Lawrence, Kentucky, United States.

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Brigham Milton Vanhorn
Georgia Virginia Muncy
Marriage: 11 June 1918
John Willard Vanhorn
Mollie Vanhorn
Lucy Mae Vanhorn
Virginia Maude Vanhorn
George P Vanhorn
George VanHorn
Ruby Vivian Vanhorn
Enious Vanhorn
Phenious Vanhorn
Alberta June Vanhorn
Billy Clay Vanhorn
Ralph Allen Vanhorn
Ruth Corene Vanhorn
Leva F Vanhorn
Benny Arthur Vanhorn
Tony Lee Vanhorn

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  • Marriage
    11 June 1918
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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 2
    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.
    1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
    Age 8
    St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 20
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch: habitational name for someone from any of numerous places in the Netherlands named Horn or Hoorn, named with Dutch hoorn ‘promontory, point where the dike bends’.History: Christian Barentsen van Horn emigrated from the Netherlands to New Netherland (now NY) before 1653.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Van Horne

    Sources (24)

    • Brigham Vanhorn in household of Martin V Berry, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Brig Vanhorn in entry for George Vanhorn and Phyllis Jean Ruggles, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Brigg Vanhorn, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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