Biographical and Portrait Cyclopedia of Chester County, Pennsylvania – comprising a historical sketch of the county, by Samuel T. Wiley, together with more than five hundred biographical sketches of the prominent men and leading citizens of the county.
Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; ( ), years in county; O., owner; H., renter. Aikman, C. M. Wf. Alma. P. O. Gray, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 6. (26.) Breeder of Short Horn Cattle. Owner, W. F. Aikman. Aikman, W. F. Wf. Nettie; ch. Glen, Fern, Lloyd and Gladys. P. O. Gray, R. 1. R. 260 ac., sec. 7; R. 240 ac., sec. 8; O. 160 ac., sec. 6. (40.) Breeder of Short Horn Cattle. Owner, J. F. Liken. Albertsen, M. and A. Hansen. P. O. Gray, R. 1.R. 400 ac., sec. 21. (8
Louis F. Horning, who follows farming on Camas prairie, is a native of the Sunset state, his birth having there occurred August 20, 1851. His father, Frederick Horning, was born in Prussia, August 9, 1822, and was educated in Germany, after which he came with his father, George Godfrey Horning, to America. The last named was likewise a Prussian by birth, and on crossing the Atlantic he took up his residence in St. Louis, being one of the pioneers of that now populous city. For fifteen hundred dollars he sold ten acres of land which is now in the heart
Horning, Walter R.; electric engineer and mfg.; born, Allegheny, Pa., Sept. 2, 1882; son of Charles F. and Anna M. Walter Horning; educated, common schools, Howe Military Academy (Military degree), Case School Applied Science, special and electrical course; married. Cleveland, Sept. 2, 1908, Leoy May Oakley; Sergt. Maj. 5th Regiment, O. N. G., 1910-1912; first technical position held as electrical engineer The Williams Telephone & Mfg. Co.; afterwards road erector for Electric Controller & Mfg. Co., and in 1906, started the business of which he is now the pres., The Horning Electric & Mfg. Co.; pres. and treas. member American