Hilda Van Hoorn

1937–1979 (Age 42)
Tazewell, Illinois, United States

The Life of Hilda

When Hilda Van Hoorn was born on 13 July 1937, in Tazewell, Illinois, United States, her father, Dirck Van Hoorn, was 29 and her mother, Hilda Johnson, was 26. She married Walter L. Prince on 22 July 1958, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States. She lived in Tremont Township, Tazewell, Illinois, United States for about 5 years. She died on 23 November 1979, in Havana, Mason, Illinois, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Havana, Mason, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hilda Van Hoorn
Walter L. Prince
Marriage: 22 July 1958

Spouse & Children

  • Female1937–1979Female

  • Walter L. Prince


22 July 1958
Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Dirck Van Hoorn


  • Hilda Johnson




  • Doris Van Hoorn


  • Donald Van Hoorn


  • Jo Ann Van Hoorn


  • Female1937–1979Female

World Events (8)


Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Age 5

On December 2, 1942, Enrico Fermi and a small band of scientists and engineers demonstrated that a simple construction of graphite bricks and uranium lumps could produce controlled heat. The space chosen for the first nuclear fission reactor was a squash court under the football stadium at the University of Chicago.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 12

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Hilda Dan Horn in household of Dirck Dan Horn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hilda Vanhoorn in entry for Walter L Prince, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Hilda VanHoorn Prince, "Find A Grave Index"

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