David Samuel Van Horn was born on June 5, 1874 near Grand Rapids, Wood County, OH, the son of Eli and Mary Ann (Kimberlin) Van Horn.
When the federal census was taken in 1900, David resided with his parents and unmarried brother Jesse in Jackson Twp., Wood County. He was unmarried, and was age 25, and worked as a farm laborer.
In 1941, at the death of his brother Austin, David was residing in Bay City, Bay County, MI. He would have been age 67 at the time.
Seen here is a rare old photographic postcard showing the railroad station in Bay City's Linwood Park.
Nothing further is known of David's life.
As additional research uncovers more information, it will be added to this biography.
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