When Bertha A J Heacock was born on 24 June 1870, in Spiceland, Spiceland Township, Henry, Indiana, United States, her father, Alfred Weeks Heacock, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth DeBord, was 18. She married Robert Edgar Williams on 6 September 1893. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Washington Township, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States for about 5 years and Richland Township, Jasper, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 12 December 1911, in Grinnell, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Sugar Creek Township, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States.
from the Middle English personal name Hicock, Hecock, a pet form of Hick (itself a rhyming pet form of Rickard ‘Richard’), and equivalent to Hitchcock . In Hecok the vowel has been lowered and lengthened in the open syllable (a typical development in northern England and the North Midlands), hence the later spelling Heacock. Hicock has generally survived in the variant Hickox .
post-medieval variant of Haycock .
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