William Henry Horn

18 November 1821–17 June 1908 (Age 86)
Tedburn St Mary, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Henry

When William Henry Horn was born on 18 November 1821, in Tedburn St Mary, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Horn, was 29 and his mother, Mary Brewer, was 31. He married Sarah Morrish on 19 December 1842, in Crediton, Devon, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Point Lookout, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 17 June 1908, in Sublett, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Sublett, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Horn
Sarah Morrish
Marriage: 19 December 1842
William Horn
Mary Ann Horn
John Horn
Maryann Horn
George Henry Horn
Joseph Horn
James Horn
Moroni Horn
Sarah Isabella Horn
Daniel Horn

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 December 1842Crediton, Devon, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 6
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    Age 25
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish: see Horne .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Point Lookout

    Point Lookout Above a flat on the west side of Lookout Pass (General Johnston's Pass in the days of the Pony Express) we find the marker for the location of the station also known as Point Lookout. …

    Sources (22)

    • William Horn in household of John Horn, "United States Census, 1870"
    • William Horn in entry for John Horn, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • William Horn in household of Robert Priston, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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