Cecile Vivian Headen

14 August 1897–11 August 1991 (Age 94)
Fountain Green, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life of Cecile Vivian

When Cecile Vivian Headen was born on 14 August 1897, in Fountain Green, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Leroy Elora Jolls Sr, was 15 and her mother, Gertrude Franks, was 21. She married George Deane Davenport on 25 July 1917, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. She lived in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States in 1910. She died on 11 August 1991, at the age of 93, and was buried in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States.

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George Deane Davenport
Cecile Vivian Headen
Marriage: 25 July 1917

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25 July 1917
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 6

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant spelling of Hedden .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vivian Headen in household of H Franks, "United States Census, 1900"
  • C Vivian Headen in household of Royal E Jolls, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Vivian Header, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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