The Shemwell Family

John Thomas HornerAge: 69 years18721942

John Thomas Horner
Given names
John Thomas
Birth March 7, 1872
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 5 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 26 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
MarriageBetty Blanche SmithView this family
October 15, 1899 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Virginia Jane Horner
October 29, 1904 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 43 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 44 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 45 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 -
Marriage of a childRobert Solon EdwardsVirginia Jane HornerView this family
July 17, 1923 (Age 51 years)

Birth of a grandson
#1Robert Wesley Edwards
June 30, 1925 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 57 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 9, 1940 (Age 68 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 69 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 January 11, 1942 (Age 69 years)
Last change February 7, 201714:31:47

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Betty Blanche Smith - 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

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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