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HORNE Herbert Raines

Male 1880 - 1956

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  • Census  1880  Newville, Sussex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Sussex County, Newville 
    • 1880 United States Federal Census
      about Herbert R. Horn
      Name:
      Herbert R. Horn          
      Age:6m          
      Birth Year:abt 1879          
      Birthplace:Virginia          
      Home in 1880:Newville, Sussex, Virginia          
      Race:White          
      Gender:Male          
      Relation to Head of House:Son          
      Marital Status:Single          
      Father's Name:Zachariah Horn          
      Father's Birthplace:Virginia          
      Mother's Name:Ellen Horn          
      Mother's Birthplace:Virginia          
      Household Members:
      NameAge          
      Zachariah Horn 31          
      Ellen Horn 26          
      Arthur L. Horn 4          
      Effie I. Horn 2          
      Herbert R. Horn 6m          

      Source Information
      Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site.
      Original data: Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
    Born  26 Dec 1880  Newville, Prince George, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  Abt 1900  Disputanta, Prince George, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The 1st Farm 
    Census  1910  Waverly, Sussex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Herbert R. Horn
      in the 1910 United States Federal Census
      Name:      Herbert B Horn
      Age in 1910:      30
      Birth Year:      abt 1880
      Birthplace:      Virginia
      Home in 1910:      Waverly, Sussex, Virginia
      Race:      White
      Gender:      Male
      Relation to Head of House:      Head
      Marital Status:      Married
      Spouse's Name:      Mary E Horn
      Father's Birthplace:      Virginia
      Mother's Birthplace:      Virginia
      Native Tongue:      English
      Occupation:      Farmer
      Employer, Employee or Other:      Own Account
      Home Owned or Rented:      Own
      Home Free or Mortgaged:      Mortgaged
      Farm or House:      Farm
      Attended School:      No
      Able to Read:      Yes
      Able to Write:      Yes
      Years Married:      3

      Household Members:     
      Name      Age
      Herbert B Horn      30
      Mary E Horn      26
      Herbert C Horn      1
    Residence  Abt 1910  Waverly, Sussex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The Waverly Farm 
    Census  1920  Waverly, Sussex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1920 United States Federal Census
      about Herbert R Horn
      Name:
      Herbert R Horn [Hebert R Horn] [Herbert R Korn]          
      Age:39          
      Birth Year:abt 1881          
      Birthplace:Virginia          
      Home in 1920:Waverly, Sussex, Virginia          
      Race:White          
      Gender:Male          
      Relation to Head of House:Head          
      Marital Status:Married          
      Spouse's Name:May E Horn          
      Father's Birthplace:Virginia          
      Mother's Birthplace:Virginia          
      Home Owned:Own          
      Able to Read:Yes          
      Able to Write:Yes          
      Neighbors:View others on page          
      Household Members:NameAge               
      Herbert R Horn 39               
      May E Horn 32               
      Herbert C Horn 11               
      Wilma E Horn 8               
      Evelyn M Horn 6               
      George T Horn 1               
    Census  1930  Waverly, Sussex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Herbert R Horn
      in the 1930 United States Federal Census
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      Name:      Herbert R Horn
      Birth Year:      abt 1881
      Gender:      Male
      Race:      White
      Birthplace:      Virginia
      Marital Status:      Married
      Relation to Head of House:      Head
      Home in 1930:      Waverly, Sussex, Virginia
      Map of Home:      View Map
      Street address:      Blackwater Road
      House Number in Cities or Towns:      195
      Dwelling Number:      229
      Family Number:      234
      Home Owned or Rented:      Owned
      Radio Set:      No
      Lives on Farm:      Yes
      Age at First Marriage:      26
      Attended School:      No
      Able to Read and Write:      Yes
      Father's Birthplace:      Virginia
      Mother's Birthplace:      Virginia
      Able to Speak English:      Yes
      Occupation:      Farmer
      Industry:      General Farming
      Class of Worker:      Employer
      Employment:      Yes
      Neighbors:      View others on page
      Household Members:     
      Name      Age
      Herbert R Horn      49
      Mary E Horn      45
      Herbert C Horn      21
      Thelma E Horn      19
      Evelyn M Horn      16
      George L Horn      11
      Mary V Horn      7
               
    Residence  Abt 1950  Richmond, VA (318 N. Addison St) Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    318 N. Addison St 
    Illness  1 Jan 1956  Richmond, VA (MCV Hosp) Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    stomach cancer 
    • Grandaddy had stomach cancer and died at MCV Hospital
    Died  3 Sep 1956  Richmond, VA (MCV Hosp) Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Cause: stomach cancer 
    Funeral  5 Sep 1956  Waverly, Sussex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lester Funeral Home 
    Lat/Long  Waverly, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Waverly Farm 
    Occupation  Waverly, Sussex County, VA (Horne Family Farm) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Farmer 
    Reference Number  H1 
    Buried  5 Sep 1956  Waverly, Sussex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Lester Funeral Home, Wavery, VA
    Notes 
    • Herbert Raines Horne married Mary Elizabeth Goodrich. Herbert was born in Prince George County, Virginia on December 26th, 1880 and died on September 3rd, 1956, at age 75. He was the son of Zachary Taylor Horne and Ellen Augusta Raines. Herbert was one of four (4) children. He has one brother Arthur Lee Horne and two sisters, Effie M. and Blanche L. Horne. Note: Original Farm in Disputanta may have actually been in Sussex County. Mary Elizabeth Goodrich was born in Surry County, Virginia on August 18th, 1884 and died on Jun 10th, 1976 at age 92. She was the daughter of Benjamin Taylor Goodrich and Ella Gertrude Booth. She was one of eight (8) children. She had three brothers, James Elliott, Glen, and Benjamin Taylor Goodrich, Jr. and five sisters, Stella Gertrude, Claudia Leathy and Nannyt T Goodrich. Both she and Herbert are buried in the family plot at the Waverly Cemetary, in Waverly, Virginia. Very little is known about Herbert's early life as a young man. We do know from family members that he was a fun loving, teasing, mischievous and humorous man. He was also a devoted husband, loving and hard working father. He spent his life as a farmer and loved the land. In his earlier years he was engaged to Nanny Goodrich, however this didn't work out and he proposed to my grandmother, Mary Elizabeth Goodrich (Pinkie). He made a mistake and gave Mary the same ring that he had given to Nanny. This didn't set well with Mary and she took the ring and rubbed it on the fireplace stone, thereby putting scratches in the ring. She told Herbert that she wouldn't wear the same ring that he had given to Nanny. Apparently, the scratches made it just slightly different and Grandmother was happy. The way that he and grandmother left to get married is a classic, just like a romantic novel. On a cold, blustery, snowy 28th day of January, 1907, Grandfather, at the stroke of midnight, placed a ladder against the side of the farmhouse and grandmother climbed down to go marry Herbert. They took the horse and carriage that he had waiting through three (3) feet of snow to the train station in Waverly, Virginia. There they took a train to Halifax, NC and stayed at the Roanoke Hotel, where they were married by J. L. Fenner, Justice of the Peace on January 28th, 1907. Mrs. W. A. Sater was both the proprietress and witness. Mary Virginia Horne Howard remembers that one of the kids went downstairs and told their mother, Ella Gertrude Booth Goodrich that Pinkie (Mary Goodrich) wasn't in her room. As the family started to search for her, her father Benjamin Taylor Goodrich, said,' there ain't no need to look for her, she's run away to get married, haven't you seen her making all these new clothes?'. Mary Virginia doesn't remember which of the kids told their mother about Pinkie (Mary) being gone. However it was the one that slept in the room with Mary Goodrich. Herbert and Mary owned a large farm on Rt. 40 in what is now the southern part of the town of Waverly, Virginia. During WW-II, when he wasn't harvesting and planting crops on the farm, he worked as a ship builder at the Willoughby Spit Marina in Norfolk, Virginia. He also served as a Deacon at the Waverly Baptist Church. He also served as a Forestry Service fire warden in Sussex County. We have photos of Herbert's award winning huge watermelons. His ever present dog spot was always at his side. Herbert and Mary sold the farm in 1945 to a man named Sheffield and moved to 318 N. Addison Street in Richmond, Virginia. In 1955, he was diagnosed as having stomach cancer. He was operated on at the Medical College of Virginia and after a lengthy convalescent period at his daughter Evelyn Horne Harris' home, Herbert passed away at MCV Hospital on September 3rd,1956 and was intered at Waverly Cemetery on September 6th,1956. Herbert and Mary's children are : 1. Herbert Calvin Horne, Sr. 2. Thelma Elizabeth Horne (West) 3. Evelyn Mae Horne (Harris) 4. George Landon Horne 5. Mary Virginia Horne (Howard). He was an avid hunter and fisherman and when living on Addison Street, took his grandchildren to Byrd Park lake to fish for bluegills and sunfish. One of my fondest childhood memories is the days we sat on the grassy banks beside Byrd Park lake, using bamboo canes to fish and just relaxing with my grandfather in the sun and waiting for the fish to bite.
      Herbert's favorite song was 'The old Rugged Cross'. It is remembered by the kids that Mary Horne had to walk to Otterdam School (a little red school house on Rt. 40). The school was one room and was torn down when Mary Virginia was 8 or 9 years old (early 1930's). Mary Horne learned all the words in the Websters Dictionary, their meanings and how to spell each one, while at this little one room school. This served her later in life, as she played the "cashword" puzzle in the newspaper every week up to her death. She never mailed them in as gambling was on the top of her sins list. However, she never used the dictionary to look up the words, she knew them by heart. The school was just before the 1st bridge on Rt.40 after turning off from Phillip & Merle's road (Rt.312).
      HISTORICAL NOTE: Amanda Wilkins was Herbert's black nanny at his birth and she was 1819 years old and spanked his bottom and made him cry at his birth. She used to always tell Mary Virginia this. She attended Mary Goodrich Horne with all five (5) of the kids and told that she had washed her diapers as a baby and had done the same with her father Herbert and that if she could live long enough to wash diapers for Mary Virginia's babies, then she would be ready to go. She did in fact wash Mary's first born daughter Barbara Joan Howard's diapers and lived until Joan was 2 years old. Amanda could remember the Civil War. Back when Mary Virginia was a child, when the farmhouse was new, the house hadn't been even cooked in before the owner died. The old house was moved down to the barn lot and had 2 rooms, one of which held the farm equipment and the other room was used as the kids playhouse with dolls and tea services. Amanda and her husband Jim Wilkins (both in their late 80's) lived on an adjoining farm and the owner expected Jim to get out and work exactly like the young workers. One day Amanda came and talked to Herbert and told him that the owners were going to put them out since Jim couldn't work as much as the other (remember he was in his 80's). This was the Clements farm. Herbert Horne then asked the kids if they would give up their playhouse and he and Mary Virginia took down the house, board by board and rebuild the house on a new cleared lot on the farm for Amanda (Aunt Mandy) and Jim. Herbert did not charge them anything to live in the house and when he sold the farm he insisted on a clause in the sales contract giving Amanda and Jim the right to live there until they died. Amanda would help Mary Horne with the wash and light work that Aunt Mandy thought she could handle. They were given any of the food from the gardens that they wanted free. Jim and Amanda had a son that wasn't worth a hoot, however, Herbert made a room on the 2nd floor for him since they wanted their son with them and he wouldn't work and couldn't live elsewhere. Herbert treated Jim and Amanda like family and they never went without until they died. Across from Herbert and Mary's farm was a small 5 acre farm that belonged to Mary's father (Benjamin Taylor Goodrich). It was an open field surrounded by woods on 2 sides and another farm on the 3rd side. They had chicken house and a barn for the horse, wagon and plows. Behind one of the tree lines was the Grey Lumber yard field that Mr. Grey had built small cottages on for the black workers at the plant to live in. One day while Herbert was harvesting the peanut crop, he had to go back to Willoughy Spit to work on a ship and the peanuts had to be left unstacked on the ground. Mary Horne woke up late at night to a torrential downpour and knew that they had lost all of the peanut crop. She went to the window to look out at the loss and what she saw was a field full of flashlights. The black workers for Grey Lumber had gotten up in the middle of the night and all went out to try and save Herbert and Mary's crop. Both were well liked among the workers in the area and were known for their fairness and open hearts. Many times Herbert and Mary Horne had given these workers boxes and other items to try and insulate their cottages against the drafty cold air that blew in. This little kindness was repaid in full by those that Herbert helped. One of the black neighbors, Rosa Wilkins had two girls and the youngest was named after my mother Evelyn Horne. Both of these girls later went to the Conservatory of Music in New York. The oldest of Rosa Wilkins daughters is Lena Horne, the famous singer. She used granddaddy Horne's last name as a stage name instead of her real name Lena Wilkins. Lena's mother Rosa used to bring all her money over to Mary Goodrich Horne to keep when she went on trips. Mary kept telling Rosa to count the money upon her return and Rosa kept telling Grandmother Mary Horne that if she thought she had to count her money, she wouldn't have brought it there to begin with. Honesty is a family virtue that is deep rooted in the Horne Family. N O T E : Herbert's sister Blanche L. Horne Weibert was killed when her oldest son Linwood Weibert was cleaning a shotgun in the kitchen and it accidentally went off and shot his mother in the arm. She went into the yard where she bled to death before anyone could help her.

      Name is of German Descent and was originally spelled Hornie and was of Pensylvania Dutch in this country

      Stayed at daughter Evelyn's home until the final hours (his request) when he was taken to MCV hospital, where he died.

      1880 Census:

      Herbert R. HORN Household Male Other Information: Birth Year <1880> Birthplace VA Age 6M Occupation Marital Status S Race W Head of Household Zachariah HORN Relation Son Father's Birthplace VA Mother's Birthplace VA

      Source Information: Census Place Newville, Sussex, Virginia Family History Library Film 1255392 NA Film Number T9-1392 Page Number 111D\\

      Name : Herbert R. Horn
      Residence : Sussex, Virginia, United States
      Gender : Male
      Age : 6M
      Birth date : 1880
      Birth place : Vir
      Relationship to head-of-household : SON
      Occupation :
      Father birth place : VA
      Mother birth place : VA
      Marital status : Single
      Race or color : W
      Census city :
      Census township : Newville District
      Census county : Sussex
      Census state : VA
      NARA film number : T9-1392
      Page : 111
      Film number : 1255392
      Collection : 1880 United States Census

      1910 Virginia Census Miracode:
      Herbert Horn Birthplace: Virginia State: VA Age: 30 Color: W Enumeration District: 0124 Visit: 0055 County: Sussex Relation: Head of Household Other Residents: .navbar font-size: 8pt
      RelationNameAgeBirth Place Wife Mary 26 Virginia Son Herber 01 Virginia

      Chewed Tobacco

      Loved fredh water fishing and used to go to Byrd Park Lake fishing with the grandkids.

      He was an accomplished carpenter and rebuilt the double deck back porch at Evelyn's house after a hurricane took it off.
    Person ID  I681  Booth Family
    Last Modified  13 Sep 2017 

    Father  HORNE Zachariah Thomas,   b. Abt 1846, Greensville County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1910 
    Mother  RAINES Ellen Augusta,   b. Nov 1853, Greensville County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1910 
    Married  8 Oct 1874  Sussex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F181  Group Sheet

    Family  GOODRICH Mary (Pinky) Elizabeth,   b. 18 Aug 1884, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1976, Richmond, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  28 Jan 1907  Halifax, Halifax, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • The way that he and grandmother left to get married is a classic, just like a romantic novel. On a cold, blustery, snowy 28th day of January, 1907, Grandfather, at the stroke of midnight, placed a ladder against the side of the farmhouse and grandmother climbed down to go marry Herbert. They took the horse and carriage that he had waiting through three (3) feet of snow to the train station in Waverly, Virginia. There they took a train to Halifax, NC and stayed at the Roanoke Hotel, where they were married by J. L. Fenner, Justice of the Peace on January 28th, 1907. Mrs. W. A. Sater was both the proprietress and witness. Mary Virginia Horne Howard remembers that the next morning, one of the kids went downstairs and told their mother, Ella Gertrude Booth Goodrich that Pinkie (Mary Goodrich) wasn't in her room. As the family started to search for her, her father Benjamin Taylor Goodrich, said,' there ain't no need to look for her, she's run away to get married, haven't you seen her making all these new clothes?'. Mary Virginia doesn't remember which of the kids told their mother about Pinkie (Mary) being gone. However it was the one that slept in the room with Mary Goodrich and my guess would be Stella, as they were the closest of the kids and remained so throughout life.
    Children 
     1. HORNE Died at Birth,   b. 8 Jan 1909,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. HORNE Herbert Calvin, Sr.,   b. 8 Jan 1909, Sussex County, VA (Milton Farm/Rt. 460) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1993, Chesterfield County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. HORNE Thelma Elizabeth,   b. 17 Apr 1911, Disputanta, Sussex County, VA Milton Farm/Rt. 460 Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1980, Chesapeake, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. HORNE Evelyn Mae,   b. 21 Jul 1913, 237 S. Beaver Dam Rd, Waverly, Sussex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1994, Richmond, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. HORNE George Landon,   b. 20 Sep 1918, Sussex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 2001, Richmond, VA (Chimborazo Hospital) Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. HORNE Mary Virginia,   b. 22 Jun 1922, Waverly, Sussex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 2002, Chesterfield County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  5 May 2011 
    Family ID  F245  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Sussex County, Newville - 1880 - Newville, Sussex County, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Dec 1880 - Newville, Prince George, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - The 1st Farm - Abt 1900 - Disputanta, Prince George, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Jan 1907 - Halifax, Halifax, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Waverly, Sussex County, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - The Waverly Farm - Abt 1910 - Waverly, Sussex County, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Waverly, Sussex County, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Waverly, Sussex County, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 318 N. Addison St - Abt 1950 - Richmond, VA (318 N. Addison St) Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsIllness - stomach cancer - 1 Jan 1956 - Richmond, VA (MCV Hosp) Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: stomach cancer - 3 Sep 1956 - Richmond, VA (MCV Hosp) Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFuneral - Lester Funeral Home - 5 Sep 1956 - Waverly, Sussex County, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLat/Long - Waverly Farm - - Waverly, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - - Waverly, Sussex County, VA (Horne Family Farm) Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 5 Sep 1956 - Waverly, Sussex County, VA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos

    » Slide Show
    Horne: Herbert and Mary Horne
    Horne: Herbert and Mary Horne
    Taken on the family farm in Waverly
    Horne: Herbert Raines Horne and Son Herbert Calvin
    Horne: Herbert Raines Horne and Son Herbert Calvin
    Horne: Herbert Raines Horne
    Horne: Herbert Raines Horne
    As a young man
    Horne: Herbert Raines Horne Farm
    Horne: Herbert Raines Horne Farm
    Herbert and Mary's farm in Waverly, Va. Still Standing
    Horne: Herbert Raines Farm 1
    Horne: Herbert Raines Farm 1
    Herbert and Mary's 1st farm, located outside of Disputanta, Va. Herbert Calvin Horne Sr, Thelma and Evelyn were born here.
    Horne: Herbert and Mary
    Horne: Herbert and Mary
    Early Portrait taken in Petersburg, Va
    Horne: Herbert and Mary on the Waverly Farm
    Horne: Herbert and Mary on the Waverly Farm
    With Herbert's dog "Spot" that was always with him
    Horne: Evelyn Horne Harris
    Horne: Evelyn Horne Harris
    and her son Eugene "Gene" Harris at a family dinner on Addison Street in Richmond, Va (Note: William Fox Elementary School playground is now where the house used to be). Grandaddy Horne is in the far right corner by the window.

    Documents
    Horne: Herbert Raines Horne and Mary Elizabeth Goodrich
    Horne: Herbert Raines Horne and Mary Elizabeth Goodrich
    Marriage Licence signed by the Justice of the Peace that married them in Halifax, NC
    Horne: Herbert Raines Horne WW-I
    Horne: Herbert Raines Horne WW-I
    Draft card

    Headstones
    Horne: Herbert's Raines tombstone
    Horne: Herbert's Raines tombstone
    Waverly Cemetery
    Horne: Family Plot
    Horne: Family Plot
    Waverly Cemetery

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Zachariah Horne.

    2. [S29] Horne family Bible.

    3. [S258] 1880 Census, 1880 Census (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S30] Evelyn Mae Horne Harris and family Bible (Reliability: 4).

    5. [S229] Gene C. Harris Evelyn Horne Harris.

    6. [S30] Evelyn Mae Horne Harris and family Bible.

    7. [S31] Horne family Bible Gravestone.


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