Rachel Horn

1846–
Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Rachel

When Rachel Horn was born in 1846, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Jackson Horn, was 29 and her mother, Lucy Wright, was 24. She lived in Simpson, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Jackson Horn
1817–1891
Lucy Wright
1822–1853
Mary E Horn
1842–1889
Louisa E Horn
1845–
Rachel Horn
1846–
Lurana Horn
1848–1923
Jane Horn
1850–
William J. Horn
1851–1936
Infant Horn
1853–1853

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World Events (8)

1846
Age 0
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State
Age 4
According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 35
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.

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.

Possible Related Names

Cerf
Corne
Cornell
Goren
Horen
Horne
Horner
Horney
Horning
Hurliman
Oren
Orman
Ornstein
Stellhorn

Sources (2)

  • N H Horn in household of Jackson Horn, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rachel Horn in household of Jackson Horn, "United States Census, 1860"

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