William A Horrabin

Male3 September 1901–1958

Brief Life History of William A

When William A Horrabin was born on 3 September 1901, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, his father, James Horrabin, was 25 and his mother, Grace May Weber, was 22. He married Edna Bernice Carpenter on 31 December 1925, in Dodge, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Polk, Iowa, United States in 1915. He died in 1958, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States.

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William A Horrabin
Edna Bernice Carpenter
Marriage: 31 December 1925
Patricia Joan Horrabin

Sources (15)

  • William A Horrabin, "United States 1950 Census"
  • William Horrabin, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • William A. Horrabin, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 December 1925Dodge, Nebraska, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land

    Age 1

    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

    Age 12

    The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.


    Age 16

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

    Name Meaning

    English: see Horrobin .

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

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