Horatio Nelson Land

1895–1970 (Age 74)
Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, United States

The Life of Horatio Nelson

When Horatio Nelson Land was born on 11 July 1895, in Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, United States, his father, Frank Land, was 34 and his mother, Nellie Beitzell Walker, was 30. He married Thelma G. Schillinger on 22 November 1918, in Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Wayne, Wayne, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died in April 1970, in Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, United States.

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Horatio Nelson Land
Thelma G. Schillinger
Marriage: 22 November 1918
Richard Nelson Land
Almira Sue Land

Spouse & Children

22 November 1918
Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, United States


  • Richard Nelson Land


  • Almira Sue Land


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 11

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English and German: topographic name from Old English land, Middle High German lant, ‘land’, ‘territory’.This had more specialized senses in the Middle Ages, being used to denote the countryside as opposed to a town or an estate.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a forest glade, Middle English, Old French la(u)nde, or a habitational name from Launde in Leicestershire or Laund in West Yorkshire, which are named with this word.3 Norwegian: habitational name from any of three farmsteads so named, from Old Norse land ‘land’, ‘territory’ (see 1 above).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Horiato N Land in household of Frank B Land, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Horatio N Land in household of Richard Schillinger, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Horatio N Land in household of Frank Land, "United States Census, 1910"

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