Willie Horn

22 October 1916–September 1985 (Age 68)
Estill, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Willie

When Willie Horn was born on 22 October 1916, in Estill, Kentucky, United States, his father, Mc Clellan Horn, was 32 and his mother, Viola Lynch, was 27. He died in September 1985, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Mc Clellan Horn
1883–1954
Viola Lynch
1889–1974
Gardener Horn
1907–
Stella Horn
1908–
Willie Horn
1916–1985

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Gardener Horn

    Male1907–Male

    Stella Horn

    Female1908–Female

    Male1916–1985Male

World Events (8)

1917

Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 10

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 19

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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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