Elmer Richard Heywood

28 May 1876–24 February 1943 (Age 66)
Saint Clair, Saint Clair, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elmer Richard

When Elmer Richard Heywood was born on 28 May 1876, in Saint Clair, Saint Clair, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Cyrus Richards Heywood, was 22 and his mother, Margaret, was 19. He married Mary Ellen Brown on 1 January 1901, in Girardville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Hughesville, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and New Hartford, Oneida, New York, United States in 1940. He died on 24 February 1943, in Williamsport, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Richard Heywood
Mary Ellen Brown
Marriage: 1 January 1901
Olive Mary Heywood
Myrtle Heywood
Pheobe M Heywood

Spouse and Children

1 January 1901
Girardville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States


    Olive Mary Heywood


    Myrtle Heywood



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+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 1

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Manchester, so named from Old English hēah ‘high’ + wudu ‘wood’. There is also a place in Wiltshire so called, from Old English (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’ + wudu. Compare Haywood , although this is probably not the source of the surname.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Elmer Heywood in household of William Boyer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elmer R Haywood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • E R Haywood, "United States Census, 1920"

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