Merrill Hebbert

1906–1980 (Age 74)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Merrill

When Merrill Hebbert was born in 1906, in Nebraska, United States, his father, Harry Ellsworth Hebbert, was 30 and his mother, Kate Richardson, was 25. He married Lovilla Leggett about 1929, in Sheridan, Nebraska, United States. He lived in Spring Lake Election Precinct, Sheridan, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 17 August 1980, in Ranch, Boyd, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Gordon, Sheridan, Nebraska, United States.

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Merrill Hebbert
Lovilla Leggett
Marriage: about 1929

Spouse and Children

about 1929
Sheridan, Nebraska, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Albert Hebbert



    Naomi Hebbert



World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 0

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 0

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 North German: variant of Hilbert , or from another Germanic compound personal name, Helmbert, composed of the elements helm ‘helmet’, ‘protection’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘illustrious’.2 French and Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements heil ‘healthy’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘illustrious’.3 Dutch: hypercorrected form of Elbert .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Merrill Hebbert, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Merrill Hebbert in household of Harry Hebbert, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Merrill Hebbert in household of Harry E Hebbert, "United States Census, 1920"

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