Doy Oral Horn

3 February 1882–14 December 1954 (Age 72)
Moultrie, Illinois, United States

The Life of Doy Oral

When Doy Oral Horn was born on 3 February 1882, in Moultrie, Illinois, United States, his father, Issac Horn, was 49 and his mother, Barbara Ann Hudson, was 33. He died on 14 December 1954, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Greenhill Cemetery, Sullivan, Moultrie, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Issac Horn
1832–1914
Barbara Ann Hudson
1849–1926
Leslie Carl Horn
1877–1964
Doy Oral Horn
1882–1954
Earl Alvery Horn
1884–1963
Chester Ansel Horn
1886–1976

Parents and Siblings

    Issac Horn

    Male1832–1914Male

    Barbara Ann Hudson

    Female1849–1926Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 3

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, German, and Dutch: from Middle English, Middle High German, Middle Dutch horn ‘horn’, applied in a variety of senses: as a metonymic occupational name for someone who made small articles, such as combs, spoons, and window lights, out of horn; as a metonymic occupational name for someone who played a musical instrument made from the horn of an animal; as a topographic name for someone who lived by a horn-shaped spur of a hill or tongue of land in a bend of a river, or a habitational name from any of the places named with this element (for example, in England, Horne in Surrey on a spur of a hill and Horn in Rutland in a bend of a river); as a nickname, perhaps referring to some feature of a person's physical appearance, or denoting a cuckolded husband.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, from Old Norse horn ‘horn’, ‘spur of land’.3 Swedish: ornamental or topographic name from horn ‘horn’, ‘spur of land’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Doy O Horn in household of Isaac Horn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Doy Horn, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Doy Oral Horn, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"

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