Wilhelmina Horn

13 June 1905–1 January 1986 (Age 80)
Alexandria, Monroe Township, Madison, Indiana, United States

The Life of Wilhelmina

When Wilhelmina Horn was born on 13 June 1905, in Alexandria, Monroe Township, Madison, Indiana, United States, her father, Hermann August Horn, was 33 and her mother, Johanna E Christ, was 25. She lived in Monroe Township, Madison, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 1 January 1986, in Anderson, Anderson Township, Madison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Anderson Memorial Park, Anderson, Anderson Township, Madison, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Seipel
1901–1985
Wilhelmina Horn
1905–1986

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Hermann August Horn

    Male1871–1923Male

    Johanna E Christ

    Female1879–1919Female

siblings

(6)

    Male1900–1974Male

    Raymond J Horn

    Male1901–1963Male

    Female1905–1986Female

    Frank Herman Horn Sr

    Male1908–1998Male

    Virgil Horn

    Male1910–1919Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 1

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1927

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Minnie M Horn in household of Herman A Horn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Minnie Horn in household of Herman Horn, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wilhelmina Marie or Wilhemina Marie Horn in entry for Frank Seipel, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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