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Obediah Marshall Horner was born Jan 1, 1852 in Wellsburg, Brooke Co., WV son of Benjamin and Mary Ann Jackson Horner.
He married Arra Bell Baker abt 1879. She was from Hopewell Twp., Washington Co., PA and the daughter of Edward Perrin Baker and Elizabeth Essick.
Obediah and Arra Bell had four children: Stella Mae Horner Hathaway; Melvin Edward Horner; Ida Etta Horner and Ella Horner.
Obediah went by O.B. or Obe most of the time. He died June 27, 1928 in Canton Twp., Washington Co., PA and is buried in the Claysville Cemetery, Claysville, PA in the Horner plot along with his wife.
Photo taken about 1910 in Washington County, PA.
Submitted by Carol Lanza, granddaughter of Melvin Edward Horner and great granddaughter of Obediah and Arra Bell Baker Horner