Noted events in his life were:
• Census, 1870, New York, Cayuga County, Ira Township, Cato Post Office, Image 30 of 51. Age 42 yrs., farm laborer.
Horace married Burnetta Benedict on 9 Sep 1849 in New York. (Burnetta Benedict was born on 6 Dec 1829 in Bainbridge, Chenango, New York, died on 29 Jul 1920 in Sioux Rapids, Buena Vista, Iowa and was buried in Lone Tree Cemetery.)