Faith Van Horn

Brief Life History of Faith

When Faith Van Horn was born on 15 August 1899, in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Francis Joseph Van Horn, was 33 and her mother, Amy Belle Richards, was 34. She married George Livingston Knox on 1 May 1923, in Alameda, California, United States. She lived in Hanford, Kings, California, United States in 1935 and Judicial Township 5, San Mateo, California, United States in 1940. She died in September 1985, in Santa Barbara, California, United States, at the age of 86.

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George Livingston Knox
1899–1969
Faith Van Horn
1899–1985
Marriage: 1 May 1923

Sources (7)

  • Faith Vanhorn in household of Francis Vanhorn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Faith Van Horn, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • Faith Knox in household of George L Knox, "United States Census, 1940"

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1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1900 · Frederick Weyerhaeuser's Logging Business

Weyerhaeuser Company started with 900,000 acres of timberland, with barely 3 employees and a small office in Tacoma, Washington. It has grown to become one of the largest sustainable forest products companies in the world.

1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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