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Christian Horne

Male 1867 - 1935  (67 years)


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  • Name Christian Horne 
    Born 19 Mar 1867  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Carpenter 
    Occupation 1893  Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    carpenter 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-218190 
    Died 31 Jan 1935  Wallace Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Fairview Cemetery, Listowel, Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I218190  Generations
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2022 

    Father Conrad Horn,   b. 4 Jun 1826, Albach, Dukedam, Hessen Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1883, Victoriaburg, Wilmot Township, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Elisabeth Vermis,   b. 1825, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1849  [5
    Family ID F9169  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lavina Hallman,   b. 18 Mar 1867, Wallace Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1934, Wallace Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1889 
    Children 
     1. Emma Adella "Della" Horne,   b. 14 Feb 1893, Wallace Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1987, Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     2. Henry Wilfred "Wilfred" Horn,   b. 6 Feb 1897, Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1979, Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. Lovina Irene Horne,   b. 23 Aug 1902, Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1997, Fergus, Nichol Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F53023  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Christian Horne Died This Morning

      Came To Wallace Township From Waterloo County When Twenty-One
      A Respected Farmer


      After a lingering illness, the death occurred in Wallace Tp. this (Thursday) morning, Jan. 31, of Mr. Christian Horne, at his home on the second Concession. He had been in failing health for several years, and had been confined to bed for two weeks. His death occurred about ten o'clock. Born March 19, 1867 in Waterloo County, near Baden, Mr. Horne came to Wallace Township when 21 years of age. He was in his 68th year at the home of his death. Mr. Horne was a respected resident of Wallace Tp. On Nov. 26, 1889 he was united in marriage to Lavina Hallman who predeceased him Aug. 19, 1934. Surviving are 5 daughters, Mrs. Nelson Klemmer, Angila, Sask.; Mrs. Edwin Treitz, and Mrs. Isaac Matthews, third concession Wallace; Mrs. Earl Coghlin, townline east, and Mrs. Wm. Anderson, Moorefield, and one son, Mr. Wilfred Horne, third concession Wallace. One brother, Mr. Henry Horne, of Listowel, also survives. The funeral will be held from his residence,Conc. 2, Wallace, on Saturday, Feb. 2, with service at 1:30 p.m., followed by public service in Calvary Evangelical Church at 2:30p.m.. Rev. E. H. Bean, pastor of the church, will conduct the service and internment will be made in Fairview Cemetery.

      Listowel Banner obit, Jan. 31, 1935

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      "The funeral of the late Christian Horne, who passed away on Thursday morning, Jan.31, was held from his residence, second concession of Wallace, on Sat.,thence to Calvary Evangelical church for public service, which was in charge of Rev. E. H. Bean. The pallbearers were Messrs. W. H. Good, Isaiah Hallman, John Bender, Solomon Ludwig, Henry Horne and Noah Bowman. A trio was rendered by Messrs. M. F. Zurbrigg, C. B Dietrich, and Henry Opfer. Mr. and Mrs. George Dippel and Miss Verna Fisher of Kitchener were here for the funeral."

      Listowel Banner

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      - his will proved and registered on May 6, 1936, with Henry Wilfred Horn and Verna Coughlin executors.

      "I, Christian Horn, of the Township of Wallace in the County of Perth and Province of Ontario, farmer, do make publish and declare this my lastWill and Testament, hereby revoking and making null and void all formerlast Wills and Testaments by me at any time heretofore made and declare this only to be and contain my last Will and Testament.

      MY WILL is that all my just debts, funeral and Testamentary expenses shall be paid as soon as conveniently may be after my decease.

      I WILL, DEVISE AND BEQUEATH to my son Henry Wilfred Horn subject to the payments hereinafter mentioned, my farm, being the South halves of lots Number Twenty-eight (28) and Twenty-nine (29) and Thirty (30) in the Second Concession of the Township of Wallace in the County of Perth, together with all the farm stock and farming implements kept on my said farm, including the car.

      MY WILL further is that my said son shall pay my wife, Lavina Horn, the sum of Two Hundred and Forty dollars a year, during the remainder of her natural life and on her death shall pay the sum of One thousand Dollars to each of my daughters, Mabel Clemmer, Della Traita, Viola Matthews, Verna Horn and Irene Horn and for the due payments there of the same is made a first lien charge and encumbrance upon the said lands and the devise thereof to my said son Henry Wilfred Horn is subject to said payments.

      AND I WILL, DEVISE AND BEQUEATH to my said wife Lavina Horn all my household furniture and other household effects as her own property absolutely.

      AND I HEREBY nominate and appoint my said son Henry Wilfred Horne and my wife Lavina and my daughter Verna Horn Executor and Executrices of this my Will.

      IN WITNESS whereof I have hereunto set my hand this Twenty-fifth day of September, in the year of your Lord one thousand nine hundred and Twenty-two." (Probate of the Last Will and Testament of Christian Horn. Entered and Registered in Book K, General Register, 13 May 1936, No.5140. Fees were $26.75. Witnesses to the Will were J.E. Terhune and Phyllis M. Hewitt.)

      - Following probate, an Indenture was executed on 21 Nov. 1936 concerning the following parcels of land: (1) the south half of farm lot number 28 in the Second Concession of the Township of Wallace, containing approximately 50 acres. (2) The south halves of lots numbers 29 and 30 in the 2nd Conc., Tp. of Wallace, containing approximately 100 acres. This Indenture was between Henry Wilfred Horn and Verna Coghlin, Executors of the Will, grantors, and Henry Wilfred Horn, individually, grantee. The amount was for $3,900.00. The following heirs also executed this Indenture: (then lists the 5 sisters)


      NB:
      the children changed the spelling of Horn to Horne (once they got to school they didn't want a surname that was 'like an old cow's horn') - Cathy Jenkins

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  • Sources 
    1. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 51.

    2. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 3 Page 12.

    3. [S2173] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/137555140/christian-horne.

    4. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:Emma Adilla Horn
      Gender:Female
      Birth Date:14 Feb 1893
      Birth Place: Listowel, Perth, Perth, Ontario, Canada
      Father: Christian Horn - carpenter
      Mother:Levina Horn

    5. [S844] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1861, Sect. 9 Page 53.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Mar 1867 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - carpenter - 1893 - Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Fairview Cemetery, Listowel, Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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