John Orla Heacock

Male2 September 1873–12 March 1956

Brief Life History of John Orla

When John Orla Heacock was born on 2 September 1873, in Grinnell, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States, his father, Alfred Weeks Heacock, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth DeBord, was 21. He married Ellen Eugenia Thompson on 21 February 1900, in Kellogg, Jasper, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 12 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Hansen, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 12 March 1956, in Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Perris Valley Cemetery, Perris, Riverside, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Orla Heacock
Ellen Eugenia Thompson
Marriage: 21 February 1900
Alfred William Edgar Heacock
Walter Ervin Heacock
George Leroy Heacock
John Robert Heacock
Sarah Elizabeth Heacock
Frank Albert Heacock
Martha Lena Heacock
Mary Ellen Heacock
Ernest Vernon Heacock
Selma Gertrude Heacock
Charles Wesley Heacock
Claude Edward Heacock
Gerald Cloyde " Jerry" Heacock
Dorothy Mae Heacock
Freddie Roy Heacock
Melvin Eugene Heacock
Katherine Leola Heacock
Dora B Norris
Gilda Bernice Heacock
Thomas David Heacock

Sources (36)

  • John O Heacock, "United States 1950 Census"
  • John O. Hecock, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • John Orla Heacock, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 February 1900Kellogg, Jasper, Iowa, United States
  • Children (20)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 2

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.


    Age 19

    Historical Boundaries 1892: Logan, Idaho, United States 1895: Lincoln, Idaho, United States 1913: Minidoka, Idaho, United States

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 23

    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


    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 .

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

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