Mary Kate Van Horn

Brief Life History of Mary Kate

When Mary Kate Van Horn was born on 30 March 1881, in Kirksville, Adair, Missouri, United States, her father, James Madison Van Horn, was 27 and her mother, Laura Hollis, was 24. She married William Irwin Morrison on 24 November 1899, in Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Election Precinct 1 East Moab, Grand, Utah, United States in 1940 and United States in 1949. She died on 20 June 1966, in Moab, Grand, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Moab, Grand, Utah, United States.

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William Isaac Cooley
Mary Kate Van Horn
Marriage: 19 April 1904
James Edward Cooley

Sources (18)

  • Mary Cooley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary K Morrison, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
  • Mary K Cooley, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1882 · The Big One

On Nov 7 1882, Denver was hit with a 6.6 magnitude earthquake. It was the largest earthquake to hit in the history of Colorado.


St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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