Ora Jefferson Hornbeck

4 June 1894–25 June 1985 (Age 91)
Filley, Cedar, Missouri, United States

The Life of Ora Jefferson

When Ora Jefferson Hornbeck was born on 4 June 1894, in Filley, Cedar, Missouri, United States, his father, John E. Hornbeck, was 39 and his mother, Permelia Belle Moore, was 35. He lived in Box Township, Cedar, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and El Dorado Springs, Cedar, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. He died on 25 June 1985, at the age of 91, and was buried in El Dorado Springs, Cedar, Missouri, United States.

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 10

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 24

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Hornbeek, a habitational name from a place named as ‘horn creek’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ora J Hornbeck, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ora J Hornbeck, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ora Hornbeck in household of John Hornbeck, "United States Census, 1910"

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