Susannah Horn

30 March 1867–22 January 1939 (Age 71)
Greene, Indiana, United States

The Life of Susannah

When Susannah Horn was born on 30 March 1867, in Greene, Indiana, United States, her father, Sampson Horn, was 29 and her mother, Julia Ann Adeline Hardesty, was 22. She married Thomas Sparks on 19 February 1885, in Greene, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Jackson Township, Greene, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died on 22 January 1939, at the age of 71, and was buried in Switz City Cemetery, Switz City, Grant Township, Greene, Indiana, United States.

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Thomas Sparks
Susannah Horn
Marriage: 19 February 1885
Ben Sparks
Lee Ander Sparks
Perry Sparks
Julia Ann Sparks
Grace Sparks
Emel Sparks

Spouse and Children

19 February 1885
Greene, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Age 2

Historical Information 1869: Greene, Indiana, United States

Age 19

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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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Sources (3)

  • Susan A Horn in household of Sampson Horn, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Susan Sparks in household of Thomas Sparks, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Susan Sparks in household of Thomas Sparks, "United States Census, 1910"

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