Eleanor Van Horn

22 March 1827–14 April 1903 (Age 76)
Jackson Township, Rush, Indiana, United States

The Life of Eleanor

When Eleanor Van Horn was born on 22 March 1827, in Jackson Township, Rush, Indiana, United States, her father, Benjamin Van Horn, was 30 and her mother, Margaret McCord, was 22. She had at least 1 son with Leslie Daggett. She died on 14 April 1903, in Streator, LaSalle, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Leslie Daggett
1825–
Eleanor Van Horn
1827–1903
Thomas J. Doggett
1847–1931

Spouse and Children

    Leslie Daggett

    Male1825–Male

    Female1827–1903Female

children

(1)

    Thomas J. Doggett

    Male1847–1931Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1832 · Black Hawk War

Age 5

"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 21

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

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 .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elnor Dean, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ellenor Dean in household of Lewis Dean, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elenor Vanhorn, "United States Census, 1840"

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