Zell Everett Mercer Horne

Brief Life History of Zell Everett Mercer

When Zell Everett Mercer Horne was born on 18 July 1895, in Alabama, United States, his father, Aurelius Horne, was 27 and his mother, Barbara Helen Frazier, was 24. He married Burdia Lee Wright on 27 January 1923, in Luverne, Crenshaw, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Crenshaw, Alabama, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 2 Danielville, Crenshaw, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. He died on 30 August 1979, in Lapine, Montgomery, Alabama, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Panola, Crenshaw, Alabama, United States.

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Zell Everett Mercer Horne
Burdia Lee Wright
Marriage: 27 January 1923
Everette Grady Horne
Elson Horne

Sources (11)

  • Z E Horn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Everett Horne, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"
  • Zell Everett Horne, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.


U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, German, and Dutch: variant of Horn .

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads mostly so named from the dative singular of horn (see Horn ).

Swedish: variant of Horn .

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

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