Edith J. Hon

9 May 1876–1953 (Age 76)
Marion, Iowa, United States

The Life of Edith J.

When Edith J. Hon was born on 9 May 1876, in Marion, Iowa, United States, her father, Acland Hon, was 38 and her mother, Malissa Ann Kerr, was 31. She married John Theodore Hornocker on 11 October 1894, in Marion, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Allerton, Wayne, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Warren Township, Wayne, Iowa, United States in 1930. She died in 1953, in Franklin Township, Marion, Iowa, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

John Theodore Hornocker
1870–1941
Edith J. Hon
1876–1953
Marriage: 11 October 1894
Guy L. Hornocker
1895–1971
Isla Vesta Hornocker
1901–1936
Elmer Hornocker
1898–1900
Iceal L. Hornocker
1899–1909
Teal Hornocker
1899–1910
Ruey G Hornocker
1900–
John L Hornocker
1908–1909
Sawyers A Hornocker
1910–1910
Ovid Vera Hornocker
1912–1986
Dacy Acland Hornocker
1915–1987
V Dean Hornocker
1917–
Myrle A Hornocker
1920–1989

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 October 1894
Marion, Iowa, United States
children

(12)

    Male1895–1971Male

    Elmer Hornocker

    Male1898–1900Male

    Iceal L. Hornocker

    Female1899–1909Female

    Teal Hornocker

    Female1899–1910Female

    Female1900–Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Acland Hon

    Male1837–1905Male

    Malissa Ann Kerr

    Female1845–1880Female

siblings

(4)

    Isaac Clayborne Hon

    Male1864–1910Male

    Male1864–1943Male

    Female1876–1953Female

    Cora Belle Hon

    Female1880–1949Female

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 8

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

1 Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname or ornamental name from Yiddish hon ‘cock’.2 Chinese 韩: variant of Han 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edith Hornocker in household of John Hornocker, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Edith Hornacker in household of John T Hornacker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edith J Hornocker in household of John T Hornocker, "United States Census, 1930"

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