About Franklin Byrd Steven Horne
His birth date is also given as 20 June 1885 and 20 July 1885. He might have been named for a member of the Jacob Bird family who came from Virginia and who appear in Andrew County, Missouri on the 1850 census. His great aunt Joanna Barron Collier was a neighbor of that family.
Frank and his brother George had a friendly rivalry: Frank preferred horses while George preferred mules (Miller). Frank lived in Fremont, Nebraska and in Vancouver, Washington (Miller).
He apparently remained with his mother after his father died. He appears in her household on the 1900 and 1920 censuses as a farm laborer. In 1910 he was living with his brother George. In 1930 he was a laborer for a construction company, living with his mother in Tulsa.
His death record calls him Frank S. Horn and says he died at the age of 95. His niece Evelyn (Horn) Miller said he was 92. He never married.