Laverne White VanHorn

18 July 1887–May 1969 (Age 81)
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of Laverne White

When Laverne White VanHorn was born on 18 July 1887, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, his father, George L. Van Horn, was 30 and his mother, Lola Bayne White, was 24. He married Daisy Ann Moore on 22 August 1906, in Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Detroit Ward 2, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died in May 1969, in Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Union City, Branch, Michigan, United States.

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Laverne White VanHorn
Daisy Ann Moore
Marriage: 22 August 1906
Harry L Van Horn
Kathryn Van Horn
Max Westley VanHorn

Spouse and Children

22 August 1906
Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States


    Harry L Van Horn


    Kathryn Van Horn


    Max Westley VanHorn


Parents and Siblings

    George L. Van Horn


    Lola Bayne White




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World Events (8)

1889 · The first Skyscraper in Detroit

Age 2

The Hammond Building was a high-rise building completed in 1889 and was 151 feet tall. It's considered the first skyscraper in the city and was the tallest in Michigan after it was built. The Hammond Building was demolished in 1956 to make way for the National Bank of Detroit Building.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from any of numerous places in the Netherlands named Hoorn, named with Dutch hoorn ‘point’ or ‘nook’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lavern W Van Horn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laverne W Van Horn in household of George Van Horn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Laverne Van Horn, "United States Census, 1920"

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