Daniel Van Horn1

M, #22921, b. March 3, 1799, d. July 12, 1892
Father*John Van Horn1 b. April 1, 1761
Mother*Eleanore Moode1
     Daniel Van Horn, son of John Van Horn and Eleanore Moode, was born on March 3, 1799 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1,2
He lived with his parents, Eleanore and John, in 1820 in Middleton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.3
Based on his age it is possible that he was listed in the John Van Horn household on the 1820 census in 1820 Middletown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, as a free white male, age sixteen to twenty-six years old; He was listed as a free white male of forty-five years and upwards.3
Daniel married Mary White on October 31, 1822 at Pennsylvania.1 Confilicting evidence stated Daniel Van Horn and Mary White were married on November 12, 1822 (The Van Horn family history, Francis Marvin.)2
Mary and Daniel Van Horn lived in 1830 in Pennsylvania. Residing with them were, their children (?), (?), (?) and (?)..4
Daniel Van Horn was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 U.S. Census at Pennsylvania. Based on ages, it is possible that the following were also living in the household: (?) Van Horn, a free white male under five years old, (?) Van Horn and (?) Van Horn, free white females under five-years-old, (?) Van Horn, a free white male five and under ten years old, Mary White, a free white female twenty and under thirty years old. He was listed as a free white male 30- and under 40-years-old.4
Mary and Daniel Van Horn lived in 1840 in Pennsylvania. Residing with them were, their children Richard, Lydia, (?), (?), (?), (?), (?), (?) and (?)..5
Daniel Van Horn was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 U.S. Census at Pennsylvania. Based on ages, it is possible that the following were also living in the household: Richard Van Horn, a free white male under five years old, Lydia A. Van Horn a free white female under five-years-old, (?) Van Horn, (?) Van Horn and (?) Van Horn, free white males five and under ten years old, (?) Van Horn, a free white female five and under ten years old, (?) Van Horn and (?) Van Horn, free white males ten and under fifteen years old, (?) Van Horn, a free white female ten and under fifteen years old, Mary White, a free white female thirty and under forty years old. He was listed as a free white male 40- and under 50-years-old.. The following unidentified people were also residing in the household: "Daniel Vanhorn."5
Daniel was a weaver in 1850.6
Mary and Daniel Van Horn lived in 1850 at Sugar Creek Township in Greene County, Ohio. Residing with them were, their children Andrew, Lydia, Richard, Sylvester and Amos..6
Daniel is a head of household on the 1850 U. S. Census for Sugar Creek Township, Ohio. He was identified as a 50-year-old male born in Pennsylvania. Enumerated with him were:, his sons Richard, Sylvester S., Andrew and Amos, his daughter Lydia A.6
Mary and Daniel Van Horn lived in 1860 at St. Marys Township in Hancock County, Illinois. Residing with them were, their children Richard, Andrew, Emme and Sylvester..7
Daniel is a head of household, under the name of "Daniel Vanhorn", on the 1860 U. S. Census for St. Marys Township, Illinois. He was identified as la 61-year-old male born in Pennsylvania. Enumerated with him were:, his sons Sylvester S., Richard and Andrew, his daughter Emme.7 His wife, Mary, died on August 16, 1877 at age 72.1
Daniel died on July 12, 1892 at age 93.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1820Middletown, Bucks County, PennsylvaniaJohn Van Horn3
1830PennsylvaniaDaniel Van Horn4
1840PennsylvaniaDaniel Van Horn5
1850Sugar Creek Township, Greene County, OhioDaniel Van Horn6
1860St. Marys Township, Hancock County, IllinoisDaniel Van Horn7

Family

Mary White b. September 24, 1804, d. August 16, 1877
Children

Citations

  1. [S3623] Family Tree titled "Ancestry - One World Tree Project," Ancestry World Tree.
  2. [S3644] Francis M. Marvin, The Van Horn Family History, page 341.
  3. [S3654] 1820 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), John Vanhorn household.
  4. [S3653] 1830 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Daniel Vanhorn household.
  5. [S3650] 1840 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Dan'l Vanhorn household.
  6. [S3649] 1850 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Daniel Van Horn household.
  7. [S3648] 1860 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Daniel Van Horn household.

Mary White1

F, #22922, b. September 24, 1804, d. August 16, 1877
     Mary White was born on September 24, 1804 in Pennsylvania.1
Mary married Daniel Van Horn, son of John Van Horn and Eleanore Moode, on October 31, 1822 at Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1 Confilicting evidence stated Mary White and Daniel Van Horn were married on November 12, 1822 (The Van Horn family history, Francis Marvin.)2
Mary and Daniel Van Horn lived in 1830 in Middletown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Residing with them were, their children (?), (?), (?) and (?)..3
Based on age, Mary White was probably listed on the 1830 U.S. Census at Pennsylvania, as a free white female, twenty and under thirty years old and residing with Daniel Van Horn.3
Mary and Daniel Van Horn lived in 1840 in Pennsylvania. Residing with them were, their children Richard, Lydia, (?), (?), (?), (?), (?), (?) and (?)..4
Based on age, Mary White was probably listed on the 1840 U.S. Census at Pennsylvania, as a free white female, thirty and under fourty years old and residing with Daniel Van Horn.4
Mary and Daniel Van Horn lived in 1850 at Sugar Creek Township in Greene County, Ohio. Residing with them were, their children Andrew, Lydia, Richard, Sylvester and Amos..5
Mary was enumerated with her husband, Daniel Van Horn under the name of "Mary Vanhorn" on the 1850 U. S. Census for Sugar Creek Township, Ohio. She was listed as a 43-year-old female born in Pennsylvania.5
Mary and Daniel Van Horn lived in 1860 at St. Marys Township in Hancock County, Illinois. Residing with them were, their children Richard, Andrew, Emme and Sylvester..6
Mary was enumerated with her husband, Daniel Van Horn under the name of "Mary Vanhorn" on the 1860 U. S. Census for St. Marys Township, Illinois. She was listed as a 53-year-old female born in Pennsylvania .6
Mary died on August 16, 1877 at age 72.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1830Middletown, Bucks County, PennsylvaniaDaniel Van Horn3
1840PennsylvaniaDaniel Van Horn4
1850Sugar Creek Township, Greene County, OhioDaniel Van Horn5
1860St. Marys Township, Hancock County, IllinoisDaniel Van Horn6

Family

Daniel Van Horn b. March 3, 1799, d. July 12, 1892
Children

Citations

  1. [S3623] Family Tree titled "Ancestry - One World Tree Project," Ancestry World Tree.
  2. [S3644] Francis M. Marvin, The Van Horn Family History, page 341.
  3. [S3653] 1830 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Daniel Vanhorn household.
  4. [S3650] 1840 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Dan'l Vanhorn household.
  5. [S3649] 1850 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Daniel Van Horn household.
  6. [S3648] 1860 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Daniel Van Horn household.

John Van Horn1

M, #22923, b. April 1, 1761
Father*Gabriel Van Horn1 b. February 3, 1715/16, d. 1789
Mother*Martha Brelsford1
     John Van Horn, son of Gabriel Van Horn and Martha Brelsford, was born on April 1, 1761.1
John married Eleanore Moode on August 13, 1782.1,2
John was listed as the head of a family on the 1790 census Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Based on ages, it is possible that the following were also living in the household:., Eleanore Moode a female. There were also three unidentified females and an unidentified male 15 years-old-or-under residing in the household.3 Eleanore and John Van Horn lived in 1790 in Pennsylvania. Martha Van Horn and John Van Horn were shown as neighbors on the 1790 U.S. census.3,4
Eleanore and John Van Horn lived in 1820 in Middleton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Residing with them were, their child, Daniel..5
John Van Horn was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 census in 1820 Middletown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Based on ages, it is possible that the following were also living in the household:, Daniel Van Horn, a free white male, age sixteen to twenty-six years old, Eleanore Moode, a free white female, over forty-five years of age. He was listed as a free white male of forty-five years and upwards.5

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1790Bucks County, PennsylvaniaJohn Van Horn3
1820Middletown, Bucks County, PennsylvaniaJohn Van Horn5

Family

Eleanore Moode
Child

Citations

  1. [S3623] Family Tree titled "Ancestry - One World Tree Project," Ancestry World Tree.
  2. [S3644] Francis M. Marvin, The Van Horn Family History, page 332.
  3. [S3646] 1790 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), John Vanhorn household.
  4. [S3647] 1790 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Martha Vanhorn household.
  5. [S3654] 1820 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), John Vanhorn household.

Eleanore Moode1

F, #22924
     Eleanore married John Van Horn, son of Gabriel Van Horn and Martha Brelsford, on August 13, 1782.1,2
Based on her age it is possible that she was listed in the John Van Horn household on the 1790 census Bucks County, Pennsylvania, as a female; There were also three unidentified females and an unidentified male 15 years-old-or-under residing in the household.3 Eleanore and John Van Horn lived in 1790 at Pennsylvania.
Eleanore and John Van Horn lived in 1820 in Middleton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Residing with them were, their child, Daniel..4
Based on her age it is possible that she was listed in the John Van Horn household on the 1820 census in 1820 Middletown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, as a free white female, over 45 years of age; He was listed as a free white male of forty-five years and upwards.4

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1790Bucks County, PennsylvaniaJohn Van Horn3
1820Middletown, Bucks County, PennsylvaniaJohn Van Horn4

Family

John Van Horn b. April 1, 1761
Child

Citations

  1. [S3623] Family Tree titled "Ancestry - One World Tree Project," Ancestry World Tree.
  2. [S3644] Francis M. Marvin, The Van Horn Family History, page 332.
  3. [S3646] 1790 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), John Vanhorn household.
  4. [S3654] 1820 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), John Vanhorn household.

Gabriel Van Horn1

M, #22925, b. February 3, 1715/16, d. 1789
Father*Pieter Barentsen Van Horn1 b. April 19, 1686, d. February 20, 1750
Mother*Elizabeth Gabrielse Struddles1 b. May 12, 1689, d. 1759
     Gabriel Van Horn, son of Pieter Barentsen Van Horn and Elizabeth Gabrielse Struddles, was born on February 3, 1715/16 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania Colony.1,2 He was baptized on March 3, 1716.3
Gabriel married Martha Brelsford on March 4, 1738.1
He was a member of the Colonial Assembly, 1756-57.4
Gabriel died in 1789.1,3,5

Family

Martha Brelsford
Child

Citations

  1. [S3623] Family Tree titled "Ancestry - One World Tree Project," Ancestry World Tree.
  2. [S2040] Ancestry World Tree.
  3. [S3645] William W. H. Davis A.M., Bucks County History.
  4. [S3644] Francis M. Marvin, The Van Horn Family History, page 332.
  5. [S3644] Francis M. Marvin, The Van Horn Family History.

Martha Brelsford1

F, #22926
     Martha Brelsford was also known as Bretsford.2
Martha married Gabriel Van Horn, son of Pieter Barentsen Van Horn and Elizabeth Gabrielse Struddles, on March 4, 1738.1
Martha was listed as the head of a family under the name of "Martha Vanhorn" on the 1790 census Bucks County, Pennsylvania. An unknown female, possibly her daughter was residing with her.3 Martha Van Horn and John Van Horn were shown as neighbors on the 1790 U.S. census.4,3

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1790Bucks County, PennsylvaniaMartha Brelsford3

Family

Gabriel Van Horn b. February 3, 1715/16, d. 1789
Child

Citations

  1. [S3623] Family Tree titled "Ancestry - One World Tree Project," Ancestry World Tree.
  2. [S3644] Francis M. Marvin, The Van Horn Family History, page 332.
  3. [S3647] 1790 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Martha Vanhorn household.
  4. [S3646] 1790 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), John Vanhorn household.

Pieter Barentsen Van Horn1

M, #22927, b. April 19, 1686, d. February 20, 1750
Father*Barent Christiansen Van Horn1 b. August 30, 1651, d. 1726
Mother*Gertje Dircks Claussen1 b. February 5, 1661/62, d. circa 1726
     Pieter Barentsen Van Horn was also known as Peter.2 Pieter Barentsen Van Horn, son of Barent Christiansen Van Horn and Gertje Dircks Claussen, was born on April 19, 1686 in Minkaque, Bergen County, New Jersey Colony.1,2
Pieter married Tryntje Van Dyck on March 9, 1703/4.1,2,3
Pieter married Elizabeth Gabrielse Struddles, daughter of Gabriel Tomase Struddles and Jannetje Dirck, on May 9, 1708.3
Pieter died on February 20, 1750 in Middletown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania Colony, at age 63.1

Family 1

Tryntje Van Dyck b. June 30, 1689, d. 1707

Family 2

Elizabeth Gabrielse Struddles b. May 12, 1689, d. 1759
Child

Citations

  1. [S3623] Family Tree titled "Ancestry - One World Tree Project," Ancestry World Tree.
  2. [S2040] Ancestry World Tree.
  3. [S3645] William W. H. Davis A.M., Bucks County History.

Tryntje Van Dyck1,2

F, #22928, b. June 30, 1689, d. 1707
     Tryntje Van Dyck was born on June 30, 1689.1
Tryntje married Pieter Barentsen Van Horn, son of Barent Christiansen Van Horn and Gertje Dircks Claussen, on March 9, 1703/4.1,3,2
Tryntje died in 1707.1

Family

Pieter Barentsen Van Horn b. April 19, 1686, d. February 20, 1750

Citations

  1. [S3623] Family Tree titled "Ancestry - One World Tree Project," Ancestry World Tree.
  2. [S3645] William W. H. Davis A.M., Bucks County History.
  3. [S2040] Ancestry World Tree.

Barent Christiansen Van Horn1

M, #22929, b. August 30, 1651, d. 1726
Father*Christian Barendtze Van Horn1 b. 1625, d. July 26, 1658
Mother*Jannetje Jans1 b. 1625, d. July 31, 1694
     Barent Christiansen Van Horn, son of Christian Barendtze Van Horn and Jannetje Jans, was born on August 30, 1651 in Noord, Holland.1,2
Barent married Gertje Dircks Claussen, daughter of Dirck Claussen and Myrtje Roelofs, on February 14, 1678/79 at Dutch Reformed Church, Bergen County, New Jersey Colony.1,3,4
Barent died in 1726 in Bergen County, New Jersey Colony.1

Family

Gertje Dircks Claussen b. February 5, 1661/62, d. circa 1726
Child

Citations

  1. [S3623] Family Tree titled "Ancestry - One World Tree Project," Ancestry World Tree.
  2. [S2040] Ancestry World Tree.
  3. [S3644] Francis M. Marvin, The Van Horn Family History.
  4. [S3645] William W. H. Davis A.M., Bucks County History.

Gertje Dircks Claussen1,2

F, #22930, b. February 5, 1661/62, d. circa 1726
Father*Dirck Claussen3
Mother*Myrtje Roelofs2
     Gertje Dircks Claussen was also known as Geertje.2 Gertje Dircks Claussen, daughter of Dirck Claussen and Myrtje Roelofs, was born on February 5, 1661/62 in New Amsterdam, New York Colony.1,2 She was baptized on March 5, 1662 at New York Colony.3
Gertje married Barent Christiansen Van Horn, son of Christian Barendtze Van Horn and Jannetje Jans, on February 14, 1678/79 at Dutch Reformed Church, Bergen County, New Jersey Colony.1,4,3
Gertje died circa 1726 in Bergen County, New Jersey Colony.2

Family

Barent Christiansen Van Horn b. August 30, 1651, d. 1726
Child

Citations

  1. [S3623] Family Tree titled "Ancestry - One World Tree Project," Ancestry World Tree.
  2. [S2040] Ancestry World Tree.
  3. [S3645] William W. H. Davis A.M., Bucks County History.
  4. [S3644] Francis M. Marvin, The Van Horn Family History.

Christian Barendtze Van Horn1

M, #22931, b. 1625, d. July 26, 1658
Father*Barendt Van Horn
     Christian Barendtze Van Horn, son of Barendt Van Horn, was born in 1625 in Hoorn, Holland.1
Christian Barendtze Van Horn immigrated circa 1640 to New Amsterdam, New York Colony, from Hoorn, Holland.2,3
Christian married Jannetje Jans, daughter of Tyman Jansen and Martje Webber, on April 20, 1647.1 Christian Barendtze Van Horn was appointed to view a house, in regard to which there was some litigation over its building on March 10, 1653 in New York Colony, by the Burgomaster and Schepens of New Amsterdam.2,3
On June 29, 1655 he appeared as attorney for Alberty Andressen.2
On September 5, 1655, he sailed with the expedition from New Netherlands to dispossess the Swedes and Finns, who had settled on the South River in Delaware. The settlement was known as Fort Christina, now Wilmington, Delaware.2,3
On October 15, 1655, he subscribed to the fund for repairing and strengthening the City Hall in the amount of 15 Guilders.2 He was appointed Fire Warden on January 18, 1656 at Fort Amsterdam in Manhatten Island, New York Colony.2
Fort Amsterdam
In the world of the seventeenth century, the first requirement of a military or trading outpost was a fort. The fort was the center of trading activity, but, of course, its main function was military. Once Manhattan Island was chosen as the center of the New Netherland colony, the choice of location for the fort was obvious. It would be, as Adriaen Van der Donck wrote in 1649, twenty-five years after it was built, “in the south point of Manhattan island, at the junction of the East and North rivers.” The purpose was “not only to close and command the said rivers” but “to possess as well all the lands comprehended between them as round about them…”
Maintaining the fort was to remain an issue throughout the life of the colony. In 1643, a visiting Jesuit priest noted that the fort had four bastions and several cannon. The walls, however, were “but mounds, most of which had crumbled away, so that one entered the fort on all sides.” Van der Donck, a critic of the West India Company administration, similarly noted that the fort “lies like a molehill or a tottering wall,” and reported that the cannons were not mounted on proper platforms. In answer to these charges, Cornelis Van Tienhoven, Petrus Stuyvesant’s secretary and mouthpiece, snipped, “That the fort is not properly repaired does not concern the inhabitants. It is not their domain, but the Company’s.”
Despite its sorry condition, the fort remained the center of the colony. It was here that the director held his council sessions. For many years the directors lived within the fort. And of course the West India Company soldiers were garrisoned here. During Indian assaults, the residents of the town ran within the walls for safety. In 1664, from his position on the ramparts of the fort, Petrus Stuyvesant studied the advance of English soldiers and sailors, before finally agreeing to surrender his colony. At once, the new English commander, Richard Nicholls, renamed it Fort James (after the Duke of York, for whom, of course, the city and colony were renamed as well).
Most notably for the sake of later history, it was in the fort that the secretary of the Dutch colony had his office and kept the record books. When English troops took over, the English secretary likewise kept his office in the fort. And so, humble though it was, we owe to Fort Amsterdam the survival of the records of this vital period in American history.
He was made a small Burgher on April 17, 1657 in New Amsterdam. The small burgherright was given to all persons who had been bone fide residents for the preceding year and six weeks; the purpose of creating this class of “burghers” was to limit an increase in street peddlers from Holland by giving only Burghers the right to trade. The recipient was given freedom of trade and the right to membership in the respective guilds of the town.2,3
On August 1, 1657, he was given a patent for a lot of land "by the Land Gate" in New Amsterdam (at Broadway and Wall Street). It was granted by Peter Styvesant, director general of New Netherland. At the time he also owned several other properties in the neighborhood, some of which are said to have covered a part of the present Trinity churchyard.2,3
He moved circa 1657 from New Amsterdam to Wilmington, Delaware Colony.2
After he moved to Wilmington, he and several others obtained a grant of land on the south side of None Such Creek, a tributary of the Christina, not far from the present Wilmington, Delaware; at the junction of the two streams is Sweet Nut Island, opposite Newport. It was on this grand of land he and his fellow grantees began the erection of a tide water mill.2
Christian sold a house and lot in New Amsterdam, previously bought on February 17, 1654 and July 30, 1657 on November 17, 1657 to Cornlelise Janse Plavier for 1616 Guilders, 13 Stivers, and a mortgage of 1233 Guilders, 17 Stivers.2
On May 30, 1658, Hendrick Hendricks, a tailor, acknowledged owing him 500 Guilders, balance of the purchase price for a house and lot in New Amsterdam, near the Land Gate.2
Christian died on July 26, 1658 in South River, Delaware Colony, The low marshy nature of the land and the turning up of the mud to the sun caused an epidemic and probably caused his death.1,3

Family

Jannetje Jans b. 1625, d. July 31, 1694
Children

Citations

  1. [S3623] Family Tree titled "Ancestry - One World Tree Project," Ancestry World Tree.
  2. [S3644] Francis M. Marvin, The Van Horn Family History.
  3. [S3645] William W. H. Davis A.M., Bucks County History.

Jannetje Jans1

F, #22932, b. 1625, d. July 31, 1694
Father*Tyman Jansen2
Mother*Martje Webber2
     Jannetje Jans, daughter of Tyman Jansen and Martje Webber, was born in 1625 in Holland.1 Conflicting evidence placed her birth in 1629 (Brenda Hubbard records on Ancestry.)2
Jannetje married Christian Barendtze Van Horn, son of Barendt Van Horn, on April 20, 1647.1 Her husband, Christian, died on July 26, 1658; The low marshy nature of the land and the turning up of the mud to the sun caused an epidemic and probably caused his death.1,3
Jannetje married Laurens Andriessen Van Boskerk on September 12, 1658.3
Jannetje died on July 31, 1694 in Bergen County, New Jersey Colony.1 Conflicting evidence placed her death on July 13, 1694 (Brenda Hubbard records on Ancestry.com.)2

Family 1

Christian Barendtze Van Horn b. 1625, d. July 26, 1658
Children

Citations

  1. [S3623] Family Tree titled "Ancestry - One World Tree Project," Ancestry World Tree.
  2. [S2040] Ancestry World Tree.
  3. [S3645] William W. H. Davis A.M., Bucks County History.

Barendt Van Horn

M, #22933

Family

Child

William Daniel Van Horn1,2,3

M, #22934, b. July 4, 1869
Father*Sylvester S. Van Horn1 b. November 1, 1841, d. January 24, 1898
Mother*Mary Magdelene Griffitts1 b. March 22, 1845, d. July 4, 1919
     William Daniel Van Horn, son of Sylvester S. Van Horn and Mary Magdelene Griffitts, was born on July 4, 1869 in Hancock County, Illinois.1,2,3
He lived with his parents, Mary and Sylvester, in 1870 at Grove Township in Davis County, Iowa.2
He was enumerated with his parent Sylvester S. Van Horn on the 1870 U. S. Census for Grove Township, Iowa. He was listed as a two-year-old boy born in Illinois.2
He lived with his parents, Mary and Sylvester, in 1880 at High Street in Xenia, Greene County, Ohio.1
William was enumerated as the son of Sylvester S. Van Horn on the 1880 U. S. Census of Xenia, Greene County, Ohio. He was listed as a 13-year-old boy born in Illinois as was his mother, his father was born in Pennsylvania. He was attending school.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1870Grove Township, Davis County, IowaSylvester S. Van Horn2
1880Xenia, Greene County, OhioSylvester S. Van Horn1

Citations

  1. [S3638] 1880 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Sylvester Van Horn household.
  2. [S3651] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Sylvester Vanhorn household.
  3. [S2040] Ancestry World Tree.

Edna Arnetta "Nettie" Van Horn1,2,3

F, #22935, b. September 9, 1866, d. December 12, 1920
Father*Sylvester S. Van Horn1 b. November 1, 1841, d. January 24, 1898
Mother*Mary Magdelene Griffitts1 b. March 22, 1845, d. July 4, 1919
     Her nickname was "Nettie." Edna Arnetta "Nettie" Van Horn, daughter of Sylvester S. Van Horn and Mary Magdelene Griffitts, was born on September 9, 1866 in Hancock County, Illinois.1,2,3
She lived with her parents, Mary and Sylvester, in 1870 at Grove Township, Davis County, Iowa.2
Edna was enumerated with her parent Sylvester S. Van Horn on the 1870 U. S. Census for Grove Township, Iowa. She was listed as a three-year-old girl born in Illinois.2
She lived with her parents, Mary and Sylvester, in 1880 at High Street, Xenia, Greene County, Ohio.1
Edna was enumerated as the daughter of Sylvester S. Van Horn on the 1880 U. S. Census of Xenia, Greene County, Ohio. She was listed as a 12-year-old girl born in Illinois as was her mother, her father was born in Pennsylvania. She was attending school.1
Edna married David Taylor Henshaw on October 23, 1888 at Ohio.3
Edna died on December 12, 1920 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, at age 54.3

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1870Grove Township, Davis County, IowaSylvester S. Van Horn2
1880Xenia, Greene County, OhioSylvester S. Van Horn1

Family

David Taylor Henshaw b. December, 1860

Citations

  1. [S3638] 1880 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Sylvester Van Horn household.
  2. [S3651] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Sylvester Vanhorn household.
  3. [S2040] Ancestry World Tree.

Aloira Walter Van Horn1,2

M, #22936, b. March 5, 1872
Father*Sylvester S. Van Horn1 b. November 1, 1841, d. January 24, 1898
Mother*Mary Magdelene Griffitts1 b. March 22, 1845, d. July 4, 1919
     He was normally known as Walter. Aloira Walter Van Horn, son of Sylvester S. Van Horn and Mary Magdelene Griffitts, was born on March 5, 1872 in Iowa.1,2
He lived with his parents, Mary and Sylvester, in 1880 at High Street in Xenia, Greene County, Ohio.1
Aloira was enumerated as the son of Sylvester S. Van Horn on the 1880 U. S. Census of Xenia, Greene County, Ohio. He was listed as a nine-year-old boy born in Illinois as was his mother, his father was born in Pennsylvania. He was attending school.1
Aloira married Flora May Lannis on July 11, 1894.3,2
Aloira Walter was a clerk in an express office in 1900.3
Flora and Aloira Walter Van Horn lived in 1900 at 166 Hill Street in Xenia, Greene County, Ohio. Residing with them were, their children Fred and Helen..3
Aloira is a head of household on the 1900 U. S. Census of Ohio. He was identified as a 29-year-old man born in Iowa, his mother was born in Illinois and his father was in Pennsylvania. He had been married six years and was renting a home. Enumerated with him were: his wife Flora May, his son Fred, his daughter Helen.3

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1880Xenia, Greene County, OhioSylvester S. Van Horn1
1900OhioAloira Walter Van Horn3

Family

Flora May Lannis b. January, 1878
Children

Citations

  1. [S3638] 1880 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Sylvester Van Horn household.
  2. [S2040] Ancestry World Tree.
  3. [S3641] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Walter Van Horn household.

Carl Servius Van Horn1,2

M, #22937, b. September 6, 1874
Father*Sylvester S. Van Horn1 b. November 1, 1841, d. January 24, 1898
Mother*Mary Magdelene Griffitts1 b. March 22, 1845, d. July 4, 1919
     Conflicting evidence placed his birth in Illinois (1900 census.)3 Carl Servius Van Horn, son of Sylvester S. Van Horn and Mary Magdelene Griffitts, was born on September 6, 1874 in Iowa.1,2
He lived with his parents, Mary and Sylvester, in 1880 at High Street in Xenia, Greene County, Ohio.1
Carl was enumerated as the son of Sylvester S. Van Horn on the 1880 U. S. Census of Xenia, Greene County, Ohio. He was listed as a six-year-old boy born in Illinois as was his mother, his father was born in Pennsylvania.1
Carl lived with his parent, Mary, in 1900 at 630 South Detroit in Xenia, Greene County, Ohio.3
Carl Servius was a painter in 1900. He had been unemployed for two months during the year.3
Carl was enumerated as the son of Mary Magdelene Griffitts on the 1900 U. S. Census of Xenia Township, Xenia, Greene County, Ohio. He was listed as a single 25-year-old male born in Illlinois, his father was born in Pennsylvania and his mother in Illinois.3
Carl married Lessie McAllister on September 11, 1900.2

Family

Lessie McAllister b. May 28, 1883

Citations

  1. [S3638] 1880 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Sylvester Van Horn household.
  2. [S2040] Ancestry World Tree.
  3. [S3640] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Mary M. Van Horn household.

Ora Paul Van Horn1,2

M, #22938, b. April 25, 1878
Father*Sylvester S. Van Horn1 b. November 1, 1841, d. January 24, 1898
Mother*Mary Magdelene Griffitts1 b. March 22, 1845, d. July 4, 1919
     Cora Pearl Van Horn and Ora Paul Van Horn were twins.1 Ora Paul Van Horn, son of Sylvester S. Van Horn and Mary Magdelene Griffitts, was born on April 25, 1878 in Greene County, Ohio.1,2
He lived with his parents, Mary and Sylvester, in 1880 at High Street in Xenia, Greene County, Ohio.1
Ora was enumerated as the son of Sylvester S. Van Horn on the 1880 U. S. Census of Xenia, Greene County, Ohio. He was listed as a three-year-old boyl born in Illinois as was his mother, his father was born in Pennsylvania.1 Ora died at a young age.2

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1880Xenia, Greene County, OhioSylvester S. Van Horn1

Citations

  1. [S3638] 1880 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Sylvester Van Horn household.
  2. [S2040] Ancestry World Tree.

Cora Pearl Van Horn1,2

F, #22939, b. April 25, 1878
Father*Sylvester S. Van Horn1 b. November 1, 1841, d. January 24, 1898
Mother*Mary Magdelene Griffitts1 b. March 22, 1845, d. July 4, 1919
     Cora Pearl Van Horn and Ora Paul Van Horn were twins.1 Cora Pearl Van Horn, daughter of Sylvester S. Van Horn and Mary Magdelene Griffitts, was born on April 25, 1878 in Greene County, Ohio.1,2
She lived with her parents, Mary and Sylvester, in 1880 at High Street, Xenia, Greene County, Ohio.1
Cora was enumerated as the daughter of Sylvester S. Van Horn on the 1880 U. S. Census of Xenia, Greene County, Ohio. She was listed as a three-year-old girl born in Illinois as was her mother, her father was born in Pennsylvania.1 Cora died at a young age.2

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1880Xenia, Greene County, OhioSylvester S. Van Horn1

Citations

  1. [S3638] 1880 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Sylvester Van Horn household.
  2. [S2040] Ancestry World Tree.

Flora May Lannis1

F, #22940, b. January, 1878
     Flora May Lannis was born in January, 1878 in Indiana.1,2
Flora married Aloira Walter Van Horn, son of Sylvester S. Van Horn and Mary Magdelene Griffitts, on July 11, 1894.1,2
Flora and Aloira Walter Van Horn lived in 1900 at 166 Hill Street in Xenia, Greene County, Ohio. Residing with them were, their children Fred and Helen..1
Flora was enumerated as the wife of Aloira Walter Van Horn under the name of "Flora Van Horn" on the 1900 U. S. Census of Xenia, Greene County, Ohio. She was listed as a 22-year-old woman born in Indiana as was her father, her mother was born in Ohio. She had been married six years and had two children.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Xenia, Greene County, OhioAloira Walter Van Horn1

Family

Aloira Walter Van Horn b. March 5, 1872
Children

Citations

  1. [S3641] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Walter Van Horn household.
  2. [S2040] Ancestry World Tree.

Fred Van Horn1

M, #22941, b. February, 1896
Father*Aloira Walter Van Horn1 b. March 5, 1872
Mother*Flora May Lannis1 b. January, 1878
     Fred Van Horn, son of Aloira Walter Van Horn and Flora May Lannis, was born in February, 1896 in Ohio.1
He lived with his parents, Flora and Aloira, in 1900 at 166 Hill Street in Xenia, Greene County, Ohio.1
Fred was enumerated as the son of Aloira Walter Van Horn on the 1900 U. S. Census of Xenia, Greene County, Ohio. He was listed as a four-year-old boy born in Ohio, his mother was born in Indiana and his father in Iowa.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Xenia, Greene County, OhioAloira Walter Van Horn1

Citations

  1. [S3641] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Walter Van Horn household.

Helen Van Horn1

F, #22942, b. September, 1899
Father*Aloira Walter Van Horn1 b. March 5, 1872
Mother*Flora May Lannis1 b. January, 1878
     Helen Van Horn, daughter of Aloira Walter Van Horn and Flora May Lannis, was born in September, 1899 in Ohio.1
She lived with her parents, Flora and Aloira, in 1900 at 166 Hill Street, Xenia, Greene County, Ohio.1
Helen was enumerated as the daughter of Aloira Walter Van Horn on the 1900 U. S. Census of Xenia, Greene County, Ohio. She was listed as a nine-month-old girl born in Ohio, her mother was born in Indiana and her father in Iowa.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Xenia, Greene County, OhioAloira Walter Van Horn1

Citations

  1. [S3641] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Walter Van Horn household.

Earl Van Horn1

M, #22943, b. December, 1894
Father*Amos Andrew Van Horn1 b. April 20, 1870, d. April 10, 1919
Mother*Bertha White1 b. 1877
     Earl Van Horn, son of Amos Andrew Van Horn and Bertha White, was born in December, 1894 in Ohio.1
He lived with his parents, Bertha and Amos, in 1900 at 174 Nineteenth Street in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.1
Earl was enumerated as the son of Amos Andrew Van Horn on the 1900 U. S. Census of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. He was listed as a five-year-old boy born in Ohio, his father was born in Iowa and his mother in Indiana.2

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Columbus, Franklin County, OhioAmos Andrew Van Horn2

Citations

  1. [S3641] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Walter Van Horn household.
  2. [S3639] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), A. A. Van Horn household.

John Sylvester Van Horn1

M, #22944, b. July, 1899, d. September 30, 1918
Father*Amos Andrew Van Horn1 b. April 20, 1870, d. April 10, 1919
Mother*Bertha White1 b. 1877
     John Sylvester Van Horn, son of Amos Andrew Van Horn and Bertha White, was born in July, 1899 in Indiana.1
He lived with his parents, Bertha and Amos, in 1900 at 174 Nineteenth Street in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.1
John was enumerated as the son of Amos Andrew Van Horn on the 1900 U. S. Census of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. He was listed as a two-year-old boy born in Ohio, his father was born in Iowa and his mother in Indiana.2
John enlisted in the U. S. Navy circa 1917. He lost his life on September 30, 1918 when the U. S. Transport ship U.S.A.C.T. Ticonderoga was torpedoed by an enemy submarine in mid-ocean, his brother Amos was also lost in the sinking.3
John died on September 30, 1918 at age 19. He died when the U. S. Transport Ticonderoga was sunk.3

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Columbus, Franklin County, OhioAmos Andrew Van Horn2

Citations

  1. [S3641] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Walter Van Horn household.
  2. [S3639] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), A. A. Van Horn household.
  3. [S3643] Naval Deaths in the First World War, Ancestry.com , 1999.

Amos Van Horn1

M, #22945, b. July 17, 1900, d. September 30, 1918
Father*Amos Andrew Van Horn1 b. April 20, 1870, d. April 10, 1919
Mother*Bertha White1 b. 1877
     Amos Van Horn, son of Amos Andrew Van Horn and Bertha White, was born on July 17, 1900 in Richmond, Decatur County, Indiana.1
Amos enlisted in the U. S. Navy as a machinist on February 19, 1917. He lost his life on September 30, 1918 when the U. S. Transport ship U.S.A.C.T. Ticonderoga was torpedoed by an enemy submarine in mid-ocean, his brother John was also lost on the same ship. His body was never recovered.2
Amos died on September 30, 1918 at age 18. He died when the U. S. Transport Ticonderoga was sunk.1

Citations

  1. [S3642] Indiana Gold Star Honor Roll, 1914-1918, Ancestry.com (database online), 2000.
  2. [S3642] Indiana Gold Star Honor Roll, 1914-1918, Ancestry.com (database online), 2000, Wayne County, page 706.

Corley Van Horn1

?, #22946, b. August 5, 1880, d. October 11, 1880
Father*Sylvester S. Van Horn1 b. November 1, 1841, d. January 24, 1898
Mother*Mary Magdelene Griffitts1 b. March 22, 1845, d. July 4, 1919
     Corley Van Horn, child of Sylvester S. Van Horn and Mary Magdelene Griffitts, was born on August 5, 1880 in Xenia, Greene County, Ohio.1
Corley died on October 11, 1880 in Ohio.1

Citations

  1. [S2040] Ancestry World Tree.

James Griffitts1

M, #22947, b. circa 1776
     James Griffitts was born circa 1776 in Greenbrier County, Virginia.1
James married Susannah Davis on November 26, 1795 at Virginia.1

Family

Susannah Davis b. circa 1776
Child

Citations

  1. [S2040] Ancestry World Tree.

Susannah Davis1

F, #22948, b. circa 1776
     Susannah Davis was born circa 1776 in Greenbrier County, Virginia.1
Susannah married James Griffitts on November 26, 1795 at Virginia.1

Family

James Griffitts b. circa 1776
Child

Citations

  1. [S2040] Ancestry World Tree.

Martha L. Griffitts1

F, #22949, b. December 13, 1832
Father*William Griffitts1 b. December 2, 1800, d. February 28, 1871
Mother*Mary Cain1 b. September 4, 1807, d. August 15, 1871
     Martha L. Griffitts, daughter of William Griffitts and Mary Cain, was born on December 13, 1832 in Morgan, Morgan County, Illinois.1
Martha lived with her brother, John Griffitts, in 1860 at Augusta Township in Hancock County, Illinois.2
Martha was enumerated as the sister of John Griffitts on the 1860 U. S. Census for Augusta Township, Illinois. She was listed as a 28-year-old female born in Illinois.3

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1860Augusta Township, Hancock County, IllinoisJohn Griffitts3

Citations

  1. [S3157] Family Data Collection - Individual Records, Ancestry.com (database online), 2000.
  2. [S3656] 1860 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), William Griffitts household.
  3. [S3655] 1860 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), John Griffitts household.

Cornelius Christian Van Horn1,2

M, #22950, b. August 3, 1653, d. 1729
Father*Christian Barendtze Van Horn1 b. 1625, d. July 26, 1658
Mother*Jannetje Jans1 b. 1625, d. July 31, 1694
     He was baptized on August 3, 1653.1
Cornelius married Margaret Van de Berg on March 4, 1675.1,3
Cornelius died in 1729 in Bergen County, New Jersey Colony.1

Citations

  1. [S3645] William W. H. Davis A.M., Bucks County History.
  2. [S2040] Ancestry World Tree.
  3. [S3644] Francis M. Marvin, The Van Horn Family History.