Brigham Milton Vanhorn

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

The Life 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 8 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 3, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1900 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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Family Time Line

Brigham Milton Vanhorn
1896–1971
Georgia Virginia Muncy
1902–1995
Marriage: 11 June 1918
John Willard Vanhorn
1919–1970
Mollie Vanhorn
1920–2009
Lucy Mae Vanhorn
1922–2013
Virginia Maude Vanhorn
1923–2015
George P Vanhorn
1925–2011
Ruby Vivian Vanhorn
1927–2012
Enious Vanhorn
1929–1991
Phenious Vanhorn
1929–1991
Alberta June Vanhorn
1931–1988
Billy Clay Vanhorn
1933–2006
Ralph Allen Vanhorn
1935–1997
Ruth Corene Vanhorn
1937–1937
Leva F Vanhorn
1937–2012
Benny Arthur Vanhorn
1939–2000
Tony Lee Vanhorn
1943–1999

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 June 1918
Yatesville, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States
children

(15)

    John Willard Vanhorn

    Male1919–1970Male

    Mollie Vanhorn

    Female1920–2009Female

    Female1922–2013Female

    Female1923–2015Female

    George P Vanhorn

    Male1925–2011Male

+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John H VanHorn

    Male1874–1903Male

    Mollie Salyers

    Female1877–1919Female

siblings

(2)

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 Hoorn, named with Dutch hoorn ‘point’ or ‘nook’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Brigham Vanhorn in household of Martin V Berry, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Brigg Vanhorn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Brig M Vanhorn, "United States Census, 1930"

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