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 - Hornbaker Clan Meets , Annual Reunion Held At...
Hornbaker Clan Meets , Annual Reunion Held At Old Homestead Almost 150 descendants of the late Mr. and Mrs, John W. Hornbaker Hornbaker who came from the east in 1877 to establish a home near Newton gathered at the old homestead homestead Sunday for the eighth annual annual reunion of the western division division of the Hornbaker Family association. association. Mr. and Mrs. William J. Hornbaker, who occupy the homestead homestead now were hosts to the relatives. relatives. When John W. Hornbaker came from Pennsylvania to Harvey county, Kansas, he brought with him several little cedar trees from the Pennsylvania homestead. Some of the trees are still standing standing and a few weeks ago William J. Hornbaker jiad one cut and the logs sawed into 3x5-inch blocks which were inscribed' with the date the trees were planted and the date they were cut. One of the mementos was given each relatives attending the reunion reunion yesterday. Interesting to cclebr'ators, also, was a pamphlet prepared for the occasion which gives the history and genealogy of the Hornbaker family. It included an account of the drowning of John Hornbaker, father of John W., in the Licking river in Kentucky in 1817, the year John W. was born. The undertaker's itemized bill as copied from the court record shows a total charge of $7.00—one dollar to whiskey for the company, $1.50 for sheet and shirt; one dollar for plank and nails for the coffin and $3.50 for keeping his horse 11 days and 12 nights while his body was being recovered from the river. The eastern division of the family includes all who live east of the Mississippi, most ot them in, Pennsylvania and Ohio. The western western division has approximately 200 members. At the annuel meeting yesterday yesterday J. E. Hornbaker. ot Clifton. Colo., was re-elected president and Velma Hornbaker of Darlow, was re-elected secretary. tie Okla. , the | j and bindweed said what mayor's courthouse reports election. need bindweed last the than 1937, May, five Two crash and 501 Fitzgerald were Dale

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  1. The Hutchinson News,
  2. 05 Jun 1939, Mon,
  3. Page 3

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