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Virginia Jane HornerAge: 40 years19041945

Virginia Jane Horner
Given names
Virginia Jane
Married name
Virginia Jane Edwards
Birth October 29, 1904 32 24
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 11 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 12 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 13 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
MarriageRobert Solon EdwardsView this family
July 17, 1923 (Age 18 years)

Birth of a son
#1Robert Wesley Edwards
June 30, 1925 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 24 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census May 7, 1930 (Age 25 years)
Census April 9, 1940 (Age 35 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Thomas Horner
January 11, 1942 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 37 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
Death August 11, 1945 (Age 40 years)
Cemetery: Ridge Park Cemetery
Last change February 7, 201714:31:47

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
John Thomas Horner
Birth: March 7, 1872New Frankfort, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: January 11, 1942Marshall, Saline, Missouri, United States
Betty Blanche Smith
Birth: February 21, 1880Napton, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: July 14, 1951Marshall, Saline, Missouri, United States
Marriage: October 15, 1899Missouri, United States
5 years
Virginia Jane Horner
Birth: October 29, 1904 32 24Napton, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: August 11, 1945Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
Family with Robert Solon Edwards - View this family
Virginia Jane Horner
Birth: October 29, 1904 32 24Napton, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: August 11, 1945Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
Marriage: July 17, 1923
23 months
Robert Wesley Edwards
Birth: June 30, 1925 31 20Napton, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: November 8, 1999Saline, Missouri, United States
Robert Solon Edwards + Catherine Gill Irwin - View this family
husband’s wife
Marriage: after 1945

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Robert Solon Edwards - Household

Arrow Rock, Saline, MO

Edwards, R SolonheadMW36M29MOMOMOTruck DriverOil
Edwards, Virginia JwifeFW25M18MOMOMO
Edwards, Robert WsonMW4-10mS20MOMOMO

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - John Thomas Horner - Household

625 North Allen Marshall, Saline, Missouri

Horner, John TheadMW68MMOSame HouseDock HandIce Plant
Horner, Betty BXwifeFW60MMOSame House
Edwards, Solonson in lawMW46MMORSalineMOCarpenterBuilding Construction
Edwards, VirginiadaughterFW36MMORSalineMO
Edwards, Robert Wgrand sonMW14SMORSalineMO