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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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
Theresa Evelyn 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 Belle Heacock
Gilda Bernice Heacock
Thomas David Heacock

Spouse and Children

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

    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.

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    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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