Walter Bruce Horting

24 September 1880–2 February 1955 (Age 74)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Walter Bruce

When Walter Bruce Horting was born on 24 September 1880, in Kansas, United States, his father, Ananias Horting, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Dunmire, was 38. He lived in Morton Township, Ottawa, Kansas, United States for about 30 years. He died on 2 February 1955, in Tescott, Ottawa, Kansas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Tescott, Ottawa, Kansas, United States.

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Walter Bruce Horting
Nellie Katrina Bernhardt

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Parents and Siblings

    Ananias Horting


    Sarah Dunmire




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1881 · Kansas Prohibits Alcoholic Beverages

Age 1

Kansas became the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment which prohibited all alcoholic beverages on February 19, 1881.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from (East, South, and, formerly, West) Harting in West Sussex, named with an unattested Old English byname Heort ‘hart’ + -ingas, a suffix denoting ‘family, dependants, or followers’.2 North German (also Härting): patronymic from Hart or Hardt 2.3 German: habitational name from any of several places so named in Bavaria or from Hartingen, near Diepholz, Lower Saxony.

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

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  • Walter B Horting, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Walter B Horting, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter B Horting, "United States Census, 1930"

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