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David T Hornett

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Dawn Report 11 Aug 2020 12:50

Hi all,
I am looking for the whereabouts of an old friend David T Hornett born 1942 in Weymouth. We lived in Croydon in 1960's. David emigrated to US in late 1960's and the last I heard from him was about c1972 when he was living in Reno Nevada. I have written to his sister in London without success. If anybody has access to US records they may be able to help. I know all about his family, I just need to find him if he is still alive.

Thanks All

David Kilby


ErikaH Report 11 Aug 2020 13:06

Try the US white pages

try Ancestry

Did your letter to the sister come back to you?


Dawn Report 11 Aug 2020 13:32

Had no reply or return of letter so far. US White Pages not fruitful so far. Need some ideas.


ErikaH Report 11 Aug 2020 13:41

Did you enclose SAE?

Have you verified that the sister is alive?


Dawn Report 11 Aug 2020 13:58

Sister is listed on 2020 Electoral Register.


malyon Report 11 Aug 2020 13:59

was david married


ArgyllGran Report 11 Aug 2020 14:10

I assume you've tried alternative spellings?

For example - though 1964 seems too early to be your man - and I realise this is no help in finding him now :

David Hornet
in the U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995
Name: David Hornet
Residence Year: 1964
Residence Place: Reno, Washoe, Nevada, USA [ Holliday Hotel ]
Occupation: Kitchen Worker
Publication Title: Reno, Nevada, City Directory, 1964

US White Pages shows a David Hornett in Surrey, BC.
No middle initial given.

Do you know what his middle name is?


Dawn Report 11 Aug 2020 14:12

Unknown. Not married before going to US in about 1966/67.


KathleenBell Report 11 Aug 2020 14:40

Do you know his date of birth? Just asking because there is this death (although I realise the surname is slightly different, no middle initial and age out by two years but these things sometimes happen on death records):-

Record set United States Obituary Notices
First name(s) David
Last name Hornet
Birth year 1944
Death year 1978
State -
Country United States
Place -
Full name as given David Hornet
Birth date 09 Jun 1944
Full dates June 9, 1944 - April 1978
Obituary text David was born on June 9, 1944 and passed away in April 1978.
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Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records

Kath. x


Dawn Report 11 Aug 2020 14:56

He was born 1942


ArgyllGran Report 11 Aug 2020 15:44

The DOB quoted on death records is only as accurate as the informant's perceived knowledge.

However, having said that, the death suggested by Kath looks like being this man below, so not your David:

David A. Hornet
in the Global, Find A Grave Index for Burials at Sea and other Select Burial
Name: David A. Hornet
Gender: M (Male)
Birth Date: 9 Jun 1944
Death Date: 11 Apr 1978
Cemetery: Mililani Memorial Park
Burial or Cremation Place: Waipahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States of America

David Adam Hornet
in the U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
Name: David Adam Hornet
[Robert Gregory Willard]
[David Hornet]
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 9 Jun 1944
Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohio
[Cleveland Cu|]
Death Date: Apr 1978
Claim Date: 24 Nov 1975
SSN: 282386632
Notes: 21 Nov 1975: Name listed as DAVID ADAM HORNET; 05 May 1977: Name listed as ROBERT GREGORY WILLARD; 24 Nov 1975: Name listed as DAVID A HORNET; 30 Dec 1987: Name listed as DAVID HORNET

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 12 Aug 2020 03:19

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