John Orla Heacock

2 September 1873–12 March 1956 (Age 82)
Grinnell, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary 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 9 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
1873–1956
Ellen Eugenia Thompson
1884–1967
Marriage: 21 February 1900
Alfred William Edgar Heacock
1901–1975
Walter Ervin Heacock
1902–1990
George Leroy Heacock
1903–1982
John Robert Heacock
1905–1980
Sarah Elizabeth Heacock
1907–1993
Frank Albert Heacock
1908–1982
Martha Lena Heacock
1910–1996
Mary Ellen Heacock
1911–2000
Ernest Vernon Heacock
1912–1989
Theresa Evelyn Heacock
1913–2000
Selma Gertrude Heacock
1914–2002
Charles Wesley Heacock
1916–2002
Claude Edward Heacock
1918–1919
Gerald Cloyde " Jerry" Heacock
1918–1998
Dorothy Mae Heacock
1920–2003
Freddie Roy Heacock
1921–2001
Melvin Eugene Heacock
1923–2018
Katherine Leola Heacock
1924–2007
Dora Belle Heacock
1926–2004
Gilda Bernice Heacock
1927–2010
Thomas David Heacock
1931–2007

Spouse and Children

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

    (21)

    +16 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    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.
    1892
    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

    English: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.

    Possible Related Names

    Heacox
    Hickox
    Hick

    Sources (30)

    • John O Hacock in household of Alfred W Hacock, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
    • John in entry for Walter Heacock and Eleanor L. McClintock, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"
    • J O Hecock in entry for Walter Eving Hecock, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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