Horace Sizer

29 October 1819–26 August 1900 (Age 80)
Chester, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Horace

When Horace Sizer was born on 29 October 1819, in Chester, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Horace Sizer, was 33 and his mother, Ruby Nooney, was 36. He married Lucy G. Ladd on 5 October 1843, in Mantua, Portage, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Kent, Portage, Ohio, United States in 1880. He died on 26 August 1900, at the age of 80, and was buried in Marion, Grant, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Horace Sizer
Marriage: about 1851
Dallas Sizer
Ellen L Sizer
George W Sizer
Frank H. Sizer

Spouse and Children




about 1851
Ohio, United States


    Dallas Sizer


    Ellen L Sizer


    George W Sizer


    Frank H. Sizer


Parents and Siblings


    Ruby Nooney




    Ruby Sizer


    Sarah King Sizer



    Lewis Sizer


World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 6

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 22

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Name Meaning

English: status name or occupational name from Middle English sysour ‘assizer’, i.e. a member of the court of assize.

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

Story Highlight

Horace Sizer biography from Find a Grave

Birth: 1786 Death: Jun. 20, 1853 Burial: East Lawn Cemetery Mantua Center Portage County Ohio, USA Maintained by: Nancy Ann Mull Buchanan Originally Created by: Have Paws will travel ! Record add …

Sources (3)

  • Horace Sizer in household of James S Mcclain, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Horace Sizer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Horace Sizer, "United States Census, 1880"

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