Mary Elizabeth Horning

24 July 1832–14 March 1911 (Age 78)
Herkimer, New York, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Horning was born on 24 July 1832, in Herkimer, New York, United States, her father, Henrich Henry Horning, was 41 and her mother, Margaret Countryman, was 36. She married Luther Phelps on 28 May 1854, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Carsonville Township, Becker, Minnesota, United States in 1885 and Osage Township, Becker, Minnesota, United States in 1895. She died on 14 March 1911, in Albert Lea, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Osage, Becker, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Luther Phelps
1832–1910
Mary Elizabeth Horning
1832–1911
Marriage: 28 May 1854
Mary Jennie Phelps
1855–1922
William Eugene Phelps
1857–1908
Margaret E. Phelps
1859–1934
Daniel Webster Phelps
1861–1950
Artilda Ann Phelps
1863–1934
Linda Luella Phelps
1865–1922
Marvin L. Phelps
1868–1922
Edward Elvin Phelps
1871–1938
Edgar Melvin Phelps
1871–1951
Bertram Frederick Phelps
1874–1935

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 May 1854
Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 14

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1858

Age 26

Minnesota is the 32nd state.

Name Meaning

German:1. nickname from Hornung ‘February’, with reference to a tax obligation or some other association with that month, for example being born in February. 2. from a personal name, Hornunc. 3. North German: nickname for a person born out of wedlock, Middle Low German hornink, with reference to parentage by a cuckold, traditionally symbolized by horns. 4. topographic name referring to the location or shape of a farming property ( see Horn ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary E Phelps in household of Luther Phelps, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary E Philps in household of Luther Philps, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Phelps in household of Hubert Briggs, "United States Census, 1910"

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