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Augustus Horn (1846-1935)
Born in Germany, Civil War veteran,
residents in Bay City, St. Clair and Marine City, MI

1883 Biography. Added Apirl, 2010.

History of Bay County, Michigan 1883


Augustus Horn was born in Germany, in 1846, and lived at his native place until eight years old. He came to America landed in New York, settled in Raymond, Ontario, remained there six years and came to St. Clair, Michigan. In 1862 he enlisted in the Union Army, Company #, Twenty-second Michigan Volunteer Infantry, and served to the close of the war. At the battle of Chickamauga he received a gun shot wound, directly beneath the collar bone, chipping slightly, passed through the upper part of the right lung and lodged beneath the should blade, where it still remains. At the close of the war he came to Bay City and engaged in mill labor, and followed it mostly for ten years. In 1866 he bought land on Section Fifteen and made some improvements; sold it in 1872 and bought on Section Three, where he now resides. He has thirty acres improved, comfortable buildings, and a thrifty young orchard. He married 1869, Miss Emma Gregory, of Bay City, by whom he has had six children, five of whom, three sons and two daughters, are now living.

1935 Obituary. - Contributed by Jim Petrimoulx, April, 2010.

The Bay City Times, Monday, Jan. 21, 1935.


Civil War Veteran, 89, Dies At Marine City.

Funeral services for Augustus Horn, 89, Civil war veteran and one-time Bay county resident who died at his home in Marine City Saturday, will be held at 12 noon tomorrow, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles Bradfield, 1940 Elm street, Bay City, and at the Aburn M. E. church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in the Fisherville cemetery.

Mr. Horn was born in Germany, March 20, 1846, and came to the United States at the age of eight years. His family settled in Bay county and it was from here that he enlisted in the Union forces of the Civil war as a member of Company E., Twenty-second Michigan infantry. At the time of his enlistment, Mr. Horn was 16 years of age. While in the services, he was injured in the battle of Chickamauga, and was mustered out of the army June 2, 1865, when he was 19 years of age.

Surviving are his widow; four daughters, Mrs. Bradfield, Mrs. Lottie Davis, both of Bay City, Mrs. Pearl Fisk, Flint, and Mrs. Maurice Mitchell, Marine City; two sons, Reginald Horn, Fairgrove, and Orin Horn, Santa Barbara, Calif.; 36 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.

Additional Notes.

    1875 - Michigan Deaths: Williams Twp, Bay, Mich.

  • Mar 1875
  • Horn, Tinnie, age 5 months, parents Augustus & Emme Horn.

    1892 - Michigan Births: Williams Twp., Bay, Mich.

  • March 19, 1892
  • Horne, Myrtle - parents Augustus Horn & Emma Gregory.

    1893 - Directory: Bay City, Mich.

  • Horne, Augustus, Williams, North Williams
Related Pages/Notes

Related Pages
Bay Co. Civil War Vets.
People Referenced
Bradfield, Charles Mrs. (dau.)
Davis, Lottie Mrs. (dau.)
Fisk, Pearl Mrs. (dau.)
Gregory, Emma (wife)
Horn, Augustus (subject)
Horn, Oren (son)
Horn, Reginald (son)
Horn, Tinnie (dau.)
Mitchell, Maurice Mrs. (dau.)
Subjects Referenced
22d MI Inf.
Auburn, MI
Auburn M.E Church
Bay City, MI
Bay Co., MI
Civil War
Fairgrove, MI
Fisherville, Bay, MI
Fisherville Cemetery
Flint, MI
Marine City, MI
New York
Raymond, Ontario
Santa Barbara, CA
St. Clair, MI
Union Army
Williams Twp., Bay, MI
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