Jay Arnold Heeter

Brief Life History of Jay Arnold

When Jay Arnold Heeter was born on 15 January 1917, in La Jara, Conejos, Colorado, United States, his father, William Floyd Heeter, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Luella Nielson, was 21. He married Harriet Mae Grove on 28 April 1937, in New York, United States. He lived in Titusville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and New Albuquerque Post Office, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States in 1950. He registered for military service in 1944. He died on 8 March 1959, at the age of 42, and was buried in Farmington, San Juan, New Mexico, United States.

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Jay Arnold Heeter
Harriet Mae Grove
Marriage: 28 April 1937

Sources (12)

  • Jay A Heeter, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Arnold Jay Heeter - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Arnold Jay Heeter
  • Jay Arnold Heeter, "Pennsylvania, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

1918 · The Broadmoor Resort Opens

On June 29 1918, the much anticipated Broadmoor Resort opens. It is the handy work of entrepreneur Spencer Penrose.


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

North German: habitational name for someone from Heeten in the Netherlands near Deventer.

Altered form of German Hüter, see Huether .

English: perhaps a variant of Hayter . Compare Heater .

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

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