Indiana McCaslins

Roscoe Jackson HornerAge: 75 years18941969

Name
Roscoe Jackson Horner
Birth September 22, 1894 37 23
Birth of a sisterHelen Horner
March 6, 1898 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherRalph Horner
November 24, 1900 (Age 6 years)
Census 1900 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterElizabeth Eleanor Horner
April 28, 1907 (Age 12 years)
Census 1910 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a brotherJulian P Horner
February 19, 1914 (Age 19 years)
Death of a fatherFronefield N Horner
January 8, 1919 (Age 24 years)
Census 1920 (Age 25 years)
Census 1930 (Age 35 years)
Death December 1969 (Age 75 years)
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father
mother
Marriage: January 6, 1890, Boone, Indiana
22 months
elder brother
Hervey L Horner
Birth: November 15, 1891 34 20Thornton, Boone, Indiana
Death: April 1972Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana
14 months
elder brother
21 months
himself
Roscoe Jackson Horner
Birth: September 22, 1894 37 23Thornton, Boone, Indiana
Death: December 1969Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Ralph Horner
Birth: November 24, 1900 43 29, Boone, Indiana
Death: February 1982Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana
6 years
younger sister
7 years
younger brother

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In the 1900 US Federal Census for Sugar Creek, Boone, Indiana, 42-year-old Indiana-born Frone [Fronefield] and his 28-year-old Indiana-born wife Lucy [Carson] Horner have been married 10 years and have had four Indiana-born children, all of whom are living and living with them. They are 8-year-old Hervey L, 7-year-old Basil C, 5-year-old Roscoe, and 2-year-old Hellen. Also living with the family is Lucys brother, 26-year-old school teacher Charles M Carson. Frones father was born in Ohio and his mother in Indiana.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Sugar Creek, Boone, Indiana, 53-year-old Indiana-born Frone N [Fronefield] and his 37-year-old Indiana-born wife Lucy [Carson] Horner [transcribed as Horney] have been married 20 years and have had six Indiana-born children, all of whom are living with them. They are 18-year-old Harvey [sic Hervey] L, 17-year-old Basil C, 15-year-old Roscoe, 12-year-old Helen, 9-year-old Ralph C and 2-year-old Elizabeth E. Frone is a veterinary surgeon, Hervey is odd jobs laborer, and Basil is an apprentice telegrapher. Roscoe, Helen, and Ralph have attended school in the past year. Frone, Lucy, Hervey, Basil, Roscoe and Helen can read and write.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, 48-year-old Indiana-born widow Lucy J [Carson] Horner has in her household her Indiana-born children, 28-year-old Hervey L, 27-year-old Basil C, 25-year-old Roscoe J, 19-year Ralph C, 12-year-old Elizabeth and 5-year-old Julian. The family is living in a rented house at 1728 Hall Place. Lucy is listed as Head of Household with no employment, Hervey is a machinist in a shop, Basil is a bookkeeper for a manufacturing plant, Roscoe is a tube roller at a tire works, Ralph is a curtain finisher at a shop, Elizabeth has no occupation bur has attended school in the past year, and Julian has no occupation and has not attended school. Everyone in the family can read and write except Julian.

In the 1930 US Federal Census, 28-year-old Indiana-born George D and his 22-year-old Indiana-born wife Elizabeth E [Horner] Pettinger were married when he was 23- and she was 17-years old. They have in their household their Indiana-born children, 4-years 3-months old Alice E, one-year 8-months old Iris J and 5-month old George M, and Elizabeths Indiana-born brothers, 38-year-old Hervey L, 36-year-old Roscoe, 29-year-old Ralph and 16-year-old Julian Horner. This combined household is living in a rented house at 3608 North Illinois Street for which they pay $50 a month and they have a radio. George is a commercial traveler for an engineering supply company, Hervey and Roscoe are machinists for an auto company, Ralph is an automobile salesman, and Julian has no profession and has not attended school in the past year. George, Hervey, Roscoe and Ralph have all worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. Roscoe is a veteran of WWI. All the adults are literate and everyone but the two babies speaks English. Georges father was born in Pennsylvania and his mother in Indiana. The Horners parents were born in Indiana.

On 27 April 1942, when 47-year-old Roscoe Jackson Horner registers for the WWII draft, he states that he is living at 2913 Northwestern, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, that he was born on 22 September 1894 in Thorntown, Indiana and that the person who will always know his address is his sister, Elizabeth Pettinger who lives at 432 South Oakland Street in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana. Roscoe is working for International Tool and Machine Company at 1124 West 21st, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana. His description is white, 5 feet 10 inches, 190 pounds, with blue eyes, brown hair and light complexion. He has a small scar on his forehead and another on the back of his neck.

Social Security Number issued in Indiana before 1951. ZIP code of last residence 47901Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana.