Ethel Norris Horner

1912–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Ethel Norris

Ethel Norris Horner was born in 1912, in Pennsylvania, United States. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Archie Horner. She lived in Winslow Township, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940.

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Family Time Line

Archie Horner
1913–
Ethel Norris Horner
1912–
Arnold Dale Horner
1941–2006
Marian Horner Plotner
1944–2007

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 0
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
Age 1
The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1944 · The G.I Bill
Age 32
The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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.

Possible Related Names

Horn
Horn
Hirner
Hoerner
Hornor

Sources (1)

  • Ethel Horner in household of Archie Horner, "United States Census, 1940"

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