The ancestors and descendants of Edward Traill Horn (1850-1915) - Harriet Chisolm (1861-1946), Henry Eyster Jacobs (1844-1932) - Laura Hewes Downing (1852-1936)

Horn-Chisolm, Jacobs-Downing genealogy, 1989
by Ruth Marguerite Horn Thompson, genealogist, John Chisolm Horn, editor
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Huntingdon, Pennsylvania : J.C. Horn Associates, c1989
xvi, 122 p. : ill., coats of arms, ports., maps, geneal. tables ; 29 cm.
[Revised edition]


Cover title: Horn-Chisolm, Jacobs-Downing genealogy, 1989 / John C. Horn.

Extensive revision of the 1976 edition of 50 pages.

Includes indexes.

Edward Traill Horn (1850-1915), son of Melchior Hay Horn, Jr. and Matilda Louisa Heller, was born in Easton, Pa. and died in Philadelphia. He married Harriet Chisolm (1861-1946), daughter of Robert George Chisolm and Mary Jannet Gregg, in 1880 in Charleston, S.C. She was born in Florence, South Carolina. The early Horn and Heller ancestors came from Rotterdam and Germany. The early Chisolm ancestor, Alexander Chisolm, Jr. (1738-1810), came from Scotland, and died in Charleston, S.C. Henry Eyster Jacobs (1844-1932), son of Michael Jacobs and Juliana Matilda Eyster, was born in Gettysburg, Pa., and died in Philadelphia. He married Laura Hewes Downing (1852-1936), daughter of George Fisler Downing and Margaret Walter, 1872 in Baltimore, Maryland. She was born in Baltimore, Maryland. The early Jacob(s) ancestor, (John) Martin Jacob (1731-1803) was born in Preussdorf, Alsace, Germany and died in Franklin Co., Pa.

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