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Alice Gwartney VAN HORN (-1925)
Alma Clerc VAN HORN (1894-1966)
Belle Randolph VAN HORN (1863-1946)
Elizabeth (NORMAN) VAN HORN (c1880-1960)
Anna Gertrude (VAN HORN) COONEY (1866-1903)
Addie Blonde (VAN HORN) HUNDLEY (1860-1924)
Allen Bydee HUNDLEY (1855-1921)
Herbert Wood VAN HORN (1904-1969)
Katie (MEHR) VAN HORN (1868-1903)
Leslie Andrew VAN HORN (1912-1966)
Louise (WOOD) VAN HORN (1874-1919)
Margaretta (LAW) VAN HORN (1840-1918)
Marion (HUGHES) VAN HORN (1904-1968)
Marion Dreux VAN HORN (1893-1958)
Mary Thelma VAN HORN (1888-1917)
Oliver H. VAN HORN (1872-1949)
Rollin Weber VAN HORN (1880-1964)
Russell Elmore VAN HORN (1878-1891)
Thaddeus Damascus VAN HORN (1820-1905)
Thos Ray VAN HORN (1867-1869)
Violet Drott VAN HORN (1888-1966)
William A. VAN HORN (1832-1853)
William "Bill" Hart VAN HORN (1913-1996)


Alice Gwartney VAN HORN ( -1925)

Death on Friday November 12, 1925 in Dallas, Texas. Alice Gwartney, wife of J.E. Van Horn, mother of J.E. Jr. and Lurline Van Horn, a native of New Orleans and resident in Texas for the last twenty years. Interment in Dallas, Texas.
Source: New Orleans Times Picayune, Nov. 16, 1925 p. 2 c . 8
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Alma Clerc VAN HORN (1894-1966)

On December 26, 1966 at 12:06 pm Alma Clerc, mother of the late Leslie A. Van Horn; half sister of Mrs. Yvonne Schmidt, aunt of Helen Schmidt; age 72 years, a native of New Orleans. Private funeral services were held from the funeral home of Jacob Schoen and Son, Inc., 3827 Canal St. at North Scott on Wednesday December 28, 1966 at 8:45 am with requiem mass at St. Anthony at Padua Church. Interment in Metairie cemetery.
Source: New Orleans Times Picayune, Dec. 29, 1966 pg. 2 c. 8
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Belle Randolph VAN HORN (1863-1946)

Miss Belle R. Van Horn, 82 years old, 1228 Arabella St., retired public school teacher, died Sunday at 7 am. Funeral services will be conducted today at 2:30 pm from the funeral home of Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp, Inc., 4117 South Clairborne Ave. Interment will be in Lafayette No. 1 cemetery. Miss Van Horn was for many years a teacher at the John McDonogh High School, 2400 Esplanade Ave., and was active in educational organizations and in the United Daughters of the Confederacy. She retired from teaching 10 years ago. She is survived by her brother Oliver H. Van Horn.
Note; On the same page included within the Obits, the following information was provided - "daughter of the late Thaddeus D. Van Horn and Margretta Law, sister of Oliver H. Van Horn."
Source: New Orleans Times Picayune, Monday March 18, 1946
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Elizabeth (NORMAN) VAN HORN (c1880-1960)

Van Horn - at Lafayette Sanitarium, Lafayette, La., on Sunday May 15, 1960 at 11:15 o'clock a.m. Elizabeth Norman Van Horn, wife of the late Albert C. Van Horn, mother of Mrs. M.L. Moore of Lafayette and Mrs. J. Campbell Maben of Carters, Ga. Survived by 1 grandson, a native of New Orleans, La. and a resident of Lafayette, La. for the past 20 years. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place on Tuesday May 17, 1960 at 10 o'clock am from the home of Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp, Inc, 4127 Clairborne Ave. (parking entrance in Milan St. Religious services at the funeral home. Interment Metairie cemetery.
Source: New Orleans Times Picayune, May 16, 1960 p. 3 c. 4
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Anna Gertrude (VAN HORN) COONEY (1866-1903)

Mrs. R.E.L. Cooney, of this city, died in Atlanta yesterday, and the news will be a severe shock to her many friends here. Mrs. Cooney was formerly Miss Anna Van Horn, a daughter of J.B. Van Horn. Besides her husband she leaves two children.

Mr. Cooney is the superintendent of agencies of the New York Life Insurance Company, and is located in Atlanta. Both he and his estimable and lamented wife were popular in New Orleans.
Note: error in obit listed father as J.B. Van Horn. Actually it was Thaddeus Damsacus Van Horn.
Source: New Orleans Daily States, May 13, 1903 p. 2 c.2, (N.O. Daily States Apr. 1-1903 - June 30, 1903 # 75-32)
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Addie Blonde (VAN HORN) HUNDLEY (1860-1924)

Hundley, At the residence of her sister, Miss B.R. Van Horn, 1649 Arabella st. on Thursday October 2, 1924. At 10:45 o'clock p.m. ADDIE BLONDE VAN HORN, widow of Allen Bydee Hundley of Alexandria, La. Due notice of funeral will be given.
Source: New Orleans Times Picayune, Oct. 3, 1924 p. 2 c.7, (N.O.T. Pic. 9/7/1924-10/8/1924 # 545)
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Allen Bydee HUNDLEY (1855-1921)

Hundley, On Saturday July 9, 1921, at 11:40 o'clock p.m. ALLEN B. HUNDLEY, husband of Addie Van Horn, aged 66 years, a resident of Alexandria, La. Funeral services will be held this Monday morning at 9 o'clock from the parlors of Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp, Inc., Toldano and Carondelet streets.
Source: New Orleans Times Picayune, July 11, 1921 p. 2 c.7 ,(N.O.T.Pic. 6/26/1921-7/22/1921 #510)
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Herbert Wood VAN HORN (1904-1969)

Herbert Wood Van Horn on Tuesday Sept. 9, 1969 at 3 o'clock pm., husband of the Marion Hughes; father of Herbert W. Van Horn, Jr. Also survived by 3 grandchildren. Funeral from the home of Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp, 4127 Clairborne (parking entrance adjoining) on Thursday morning, Sept. 11, 1969 at 9 o'clock followed by services at Christ Church Cathedral Chapel. Very Reverand Richard W. Roland, officating. Private interment in Metairie cemetery. Donationes to the J.J. Auchnard Memorial Fund of Oschner Foundation Hospital preferred.
Source: New Orleans Times Picayune, Sept. 11, 1969 pg. 22 c. 8, Sept. 12, 1969 pg. 16 c. 8
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Katie (MEHR) VAN HORN (1868-1903)

Van Horn, Mrs. Richard, March 1, 1903 at 11:45 p.m. - Katie Meher, beloved wife of Richard Vanhorn, age 35, a native of New Orleans.
Source: New Orleans States newspaper, March 8, 1903 p. 4 c. 7
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Leslie Andrew VAN HORN (1912-1966)

Van Horn, On Monday September 19, 1966 at 9:15 o'clock p.m., Leslie Andrew Van Horn beloved husband of Vivian Leas, son of Alma Clerc; age 54, a native of New Orleans, La. Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Home Builders Assoc. Fairgrounds Inc., L.R. Gaubert and Co., members of Optimist CLub are invited to attend the funeral. Services from the funeral home of Jacob Schoen and Son, 382 Canal St., at North Scott on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 1966 at 8:45 a.m. with requem mass at St. Andrew of Padua church. Interment in Metairie cemetery. Friends may call after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Source: New Orleans Times Picayune, Sept. 20, 1968 p. 2 c. 8
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Louise (WOOD) VAN HORN (1874-1919)

Died: Van Horn - On Sunday June 15, at 12:30 p.m. at Denver, Colo., Louise Wood beloved wife of Oliver H. Van Horn. Due notice of funeral will be given.
Source: New Orleans Times Picayune, June 16, 1919 p. 2 c. 8
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Margaretta (LAW) VAN HORN (1840-1918)

Van Horn - On Monday, June 3, 1918 at 7 o'clock p.m., Margretta Law, widow of T.D. Van Horn, aged 78 years, 2 months, and 1 day. Funeral services were held from her late residence, 1640 Arabella street on Tuesday, June 4, 1918. Interment in Lafayette Cemetery No. 1.
Source: New Orleans Times Picayune, June 5, 1918 p. 8 c. 2
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Marion Dreux VAN HORN (1893-1958)

Coast Realtor, Van Horn, Dies (Special to the Times Picayune) Pass Christian, Miss. M. Dreux Van Horn, 65, coast realtor and member of International House in New Orleans, died Wednesday at 4 a.m. at his residence here. He had resided on the coast for 30 years and owned and operated his own real estate business. He was born June 19, 1893 in Monticello, Ark. Mr. Van, a graduate of Tulane University in New Orleans, was a charter member of the members council of the Chamber of Commerce and the Round Table Club of New Orleans. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Lucille Kinney Van Horn of Pass Christian, and a son, M.D. Van Horn II of New Orleans. The body lay in state Wednesday night at Riemann's funeral home in Gulfport and will be taken to New Orleans Thursday where funeral services and interment will be held at 3:30 p.m. at Metairie cemetery.
Source: New Orleans Times Picayune, Sept. 11, 1958 pg. 5 c. 3 (Thurs)
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Marion (HUGHES) VAN HORN (1904-1968)

Van Horn, On Wednesday Jan. 3, 1968 at 9 o'clock a.m. Marion Hughes, wife of Herbert W. Van Horn, mother of Herbert W. Van Van Horn, Jr., daughter of Mrs. William L. Hughes; sister of Mrs. Elizabeth H. Frerit, William L. Jr., Judge Robert G., and Pierre A. Hughes. Funeral from the home of Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp, Inc., 4127 Clairborne Ave. (parking entrance) on Thur. Jan. 4, 1968 at 9:30 a.m. followed by services at Chapel of Christ Church Cathedral. Private interment - friends may call at 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, 1968. Donations - to Ochsner Medical Foundation preferred.
Source: New Orleans Times Picayune, Jan. 4, 1968 p. 2 c. 8, Jan. 5, 1968 p. 2 c. 7
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Mary Thelma VAN HORN (1888-1917)

Van Horn, On Thursday, Aug. 9, 1917 at 4:00 o'clock p.m. MARY THELMA, beloved wife of T.C. Van Horn, age 29 and native of Poland, Russia, and a resident of this city for the past 7 years. Funeral services this Friday Aug. 10, 1917 at 2 o'clock p.m. at the parlors of Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp, Inc., Toledano & Carondelet streets.
Source: New Orleans Times Picayune. Aug. 10, 1917 p. 2 c. 8, (N.O. T.Pic. 8/4/1917 - 9/9/1917 # 462)
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Oliver H. VAN HORN (1872-1949)

Founder of Tool Firm dies at 76 Business, Civic Leader was Native of City

Oliver H. Van Horn, founder and head of a New Orleans tool firm with branches in three other cities, died Friday at his home, 2425 Pine, after a brief illness. He was 76. Funeral services will be conducted at 4 p.m. Saturday from the funeral home of Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp, Inc., 4117 Clairborne. Interment will be private in Metarie Cemetery. Mr. Van Horn was born in New Orleans and founded the tool firm which bears his name in 1903. The firm with headquarters at 1742 St. Charles also operates in Shreveport, La., Houston and Ft. Worth, Texas. He was formerly chairman of the Association of Commerce's industrial development committee and served terms on it's board of directors. He was also a former president of Rotary Club and had been active in Boy Scout Affairs. He was president of the New Orleans Area Council, Boy Scouts, in 1932, and 1933, he was awarded the Rotary Achievement Cup for his work with the scouts. He was a longtime member of the Scout Executive board. He is survived by his widow and one son, Herbert Wood Van Horn, New Orleans.
Source: New Orleans Times Picayune, Sept. 24, 1949 p. 1 c. 2 (Saturday)

Oliver H. VAN HORN

Deaths: Van Horn, at his residence, 2425 Pine Street on Friday November 23, 1949 at 1 o'clock pm. Oliver H. Van Horn, husband of Violet Drott; father of Herbert Wood Van Horn and the late Mrs. Merle Van Horn McLaron and Mrs. Louise Van Horn Waldman. Services .... (refer to above article pg. 1 c.2 )
Source: New Orleans Times Picayune, Saturday Sept. 24, 1949 p.2 c.8
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Rollin Weber VAN HORN (1880-1964)

COSTUME DESIGNER VAN HORN DIES

Rollin Weber Van Horn, 84, who supervised the making of costumes for many major Carnival organizations for the past 50 years, died Monday, while vacationing in Florida. Mr. Van Horn was president of Van Horn and Son, 100 year old Philadelphia, Pa. costume manufacturing and designing firm. Funeral services are scheduled tomorrow at Mr. Van Horn's home in Media, Pa. He also supervised and made costumes for other events such as the annual Mummers New Year's parade in Philadelphia and the Gasparilla Carnival Pageant in Tampa, Fl.
Source: New Orleans States, Item Feb. 5, 1964 p. 9 c. 4
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Russell Elmore VAN HORN (1878-1891)

On Sunday Nov. 22, 1891 at 2 o'clock p.m. Elmore Russell Van Horn, aged thirteen years, son of Thaddeus Damascus Van Horn and Margaretta Law Van Horn. The friends and acquaintances of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the residence of his parents No. 246 Camp St. This (Monday) morning, Nov. 23 at 10 o'clock.
Source: New Orleans Times Democrat, Nov. 23, 1891 pg. 3 c.7 and same announcement in Democrat Picayune. p.4 c.7 11/23/1891
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Thaddeus Damascus VAN HORN (1820-1905)

Van Horn - On Wednesday, April 5, 1905, at 4:30 a.m., THADDEUS D. VAN HORN, aged eighty-four years, five months and sixteen days. The relatives and friends of the family, members of the Masonic order, and members of Army of Tennessee are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, which will take place this (Thursday) morning at 11 o'clock, from the late residence, No. 1754 Prytania street.

NEW ORLEANS, APRIL 6, 1905 - Hall of Perfect Union Lodge No. 1 - The officers and members of this lodge are notified to assemble in lodge room THIS DAY at 10:30 a.m., to attend the funeral of Brother P.M. T.D. Van Horn from his late residence, 1754 Prytania street. M.M. in good standing are invited to be present. By order William C. Wright, W.M. ZACH. T. BLACK, Secretary.

ARMY OF TENNESSEE. - The officers and members of this association, Louisiana Division, Camp No. 2, U.C.V., are requested, and members of other U.C.V. camps invited to attend the funeral of Comrade THADDEUS D. VAN HORN, Captain and A.A.D. in Calvary, from his late residence, 1754 Prytania street, on THIS (Thursday) MORNING at 11 o'clock. Interment in Lafayette Cemetery, Washington and Prytania street. THEO C. WILL President, NICHOLAS CUNY Recording Secretary.
Source: New Orleans Times Democrat, April 6, 1905
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Thos Ray VAN HORN (1867-1869)

Died: On Thursday, April 1st of congestion of the brain. Thos. Ray Van Horn, son of Jerome B. Vanhorn and Jane Cummings, age 2 years 4 months and 15 days. Friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral; which will take place at 11 a.m. this day (Friday) from the residence 342 St. Andrew between St. Charles and Pyrtania.
Source: New Orleans Daily Picayune, Apr. 2, 1869 pg. 4 c. 3
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Violet (DROTT) VAN HORN (1888-1966)

Deaths Van Horn - On Thursday April 28, 1966 Violet Drott, wife of the late Oliver H. Van Horn. Services from the home of Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp, Inc. 4127 S. Clairborne Ave. (parking entrance adjoining) on Friday afternoon, April 29, 1966 at 4 o'clock. Interment at Metairie cemetery.
Source: Obituary: Times Pic. April 29, 1966 p. 3 c. 1, April 30, 1966 p. 10 c. 8, N.O. States. April 29, 1966 p. 4 c. 5
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William A. VAN HORN (1832-1853)

Died in the city of Yellow Fever on the 18th Inst., in his 21st year, William A. Van Horn, a native of Tallahassee, Florida. Connected with this office as mail clerk.
Source: New Orleans Christian Advocate, Issue No. 29, 20 Aug 1853, Page 3 Col 1
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William "Bill" Hart VAN HORN (1913-1996)

VAN HORN, Bill, Tulsa native, died Tuesday. Born William Hart VAN HORN, February 10, 1913 at St. John's Hospital, he passed away February 13, 1996 at St. John's. He was the oldest of 7 children born to Vernon Hile VAN HORN and Janet Douglas HART. Graduated from Tulsa High 1931 and Tulsa University 1951. Bill worked for W. E. Brown/Southwest Co. for 11 years and Gerald Westby/Seismograph Service Co. for 35 years until retirement. He and his wife, Isabel WOODS, spent 56 years together until her death in 1991. Bill was very active in this community as a founder of John Knox Presbyterian Church, Rotary Club, United Way Chairman, Junior Achievement and much more. His love and admiration for his family extended to long time friends. Snooker, classic cars and humor were all additional life time interests! He is survived by: children, David b Ralph VAN HORN, Pryor, OK and Carol Dressel VAN HORN, Estes Park, CO; a sister, Janet VH BROWN; a brother, V. H. Pete VAN HORN; 8 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and newphews; special friend, Lucille; and others whose lives he has touched! A memorial service for Bill VAN HORN will be held Saturday, February 17 at John Knox Presbyterian Church, 2929 E. 31st at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to John Knox Presbyterian Church to be designated by the family for Emergency infant Services and a special program for the elderly of this faith community.
Source: "The Tulsa World," Tulsa, Oklahoma, February 15, 1996 via Van HORN-L newsgroup and GDBLSU@aol.com
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