Nellie Horn

16 November 1878–17 January 1952 (Age 73)
Greene, Indiana, United States

The Life of Nellie

When Nellie Horn was born on 16 November 1878, in Greene, Indiana, United States, her father, Sampson Horn, was 41 and her mother, Julia Ann Adeline Hardesty, was 33. She married Irvin Long on 12 February 1901, in Greene, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Jackson Township, Greene, Indiana, United States for about 40 years. She died on 17 January 1952, in Greene, Indiana, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Bloomfield, Richland Township, Greene, Indiana, United States.

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Irvin Long
Nellie Horn
Marriage: 12 February 1901
Ruth E. Long
Ray Donfon Long
Vernon A Long
Roy G Long

Spouse and Children

12 February 1901
Greene, Indiana, United States



    Ray Donfon Long


    Vernon A Long


    Roy G Long


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

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.

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)

  • Nellie Long in household of Irvin Long, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nelie Horn in household of Sampson Horn, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nellie Long in household of Irvin Long, "United States Census, 1930"

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