Horace Summers

26 December 1886–31 August 1974 (Age 87)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Horace

When Horace Summers was born on 26 December 1886, in England, United Kingdom, his father, George Summers, was 32 and his mother, Eliza Jane Bishop, was 35. He married Anne Elizabeth Savage on 23 November 1912, in Geelong, Victoria, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Willesden, Middlesex, England in 1901. He died on 31 August 1974, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Horace Summers
Anne Elizabeth Savage
Marriage: 23 November 1912
Doris Eileen Summers
David Horace Summers
Violet Nancy Summers

Spouse and Children

23 November 1912
Geelong, Victoria, Australia


    Doris Eileen Summers


    Violet Nancy Summers


    David Horace Summers


Parents and Siblings

    George Summers


    Eliza Jane Bishop




    Charlotte Summers



    Ellen Summers


    Florence Summers


    Frank Summers


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 6

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 18

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 25

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Summer 1.2 Irish (Sligo): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Somacháin ‘descendant of Somachán’, a nickname meaning ‘gentle’, ‘innocent’.3 Americanized form of some likesounding Ashkenazic Jewish name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Horace Summers in household of George Summers, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Horace Summers in household of George Summers Sens, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Horace Summers in household of George Summers, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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