Howard Maple Hornbacker born Aug 7, 1898 Peoria ,IL. Youngest son of John David Hornbacker (1859-1941) and Mary Ellen Schwenk (1863-1904). He graduated from Peoria HS in 1917. He earned his typwriting certificate from the Underwood Typewriter Co., He was a violinist in the Peoria Symphony Orchestra in 1916+. In 1926, he met Bealuh Mae Miller (1906TN-1978OH)(who was attending Brown's Secretarial school and lived at Mrs. Peterson's boarding house)through a coworker (who lived at the boarding house too) and after 5 weeks, they were married April 25, 1926 in Peoria Co, IL. Howard was an accountant at Jewel T. They lived on N. Samuel Ave. in Peoria, IL. In Mid thirties , Howard went to work for Caterpiller Tractor Co. in Peoria as a timekeeper and retired from them in mid 1960's. They moved from N.Samuel in Peoria to Zesson St in Creve Ceour, IL. They had three Daughters. Howard was a Lodge Master in the Masonic Lodge and Deacon in the Baptist Church. In 1978, Bealuh passed from Cancer in Paulding, Ohio (living with youngest dau), and Howard passed in Greenville, SC in 1990 (two weeks to the day after his sister Lola).
in Peoria, IL USA