Ollie Myrtle Horner

31 July 1908–20 May 1994 (Age 85)
Floyd, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ollie Myrtle

When Ollie Myrtle Horner was born on 31 July 1908, in Floyd, Kentucky, United States, her father, John William Horner, was 24 and her mother, Corada Mae Henderson, was 24. She married Hubert Boggs on 13 June 1936, in Greenup, Greenup, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Portsmouth, Wayne Township, Scioto, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Portsmouth, Scioto, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 20 May 1994, in Amherst, Lorain, Ohio, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Crownhill Cemetery, Amherst, Lorain, Ohio, United States.

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Hubert Boggs
Ollie Myrtle Horner
Marriage: 13 June 1936
Junior Milt Boggs

Spouse and Children

13 June 1936
Greenup, Greenup, Kentucky, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John William Horner


    Corada Mae Henderson




    Florence Grace Horner


    Albert H Horner


    Harland L Horner



    Mary M Horner


+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 4

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.

Age 23

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, German, and Dutch: from Horn 1 with the agent suffix -er; an occupational name for someone who made or sold small articles made of horn, a metonymic occupational name for someone who played a musical instrument made from the horn of an animal, or a topographic name for someone who lived at a ‘horn’ of land.2 habitational name from Horner in Diptford, Devon, which is named from Old English horn ‘horn of land’ + ora ‘hill spur’, ‘ridge’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Horn 4.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Allie M Boggs in household of Hubert Boggs, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ollie M Horner in household of Wm J Horner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ollie Boggs in household of Hubert Boggs, "United States Census, 1930"

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