Herbert Melton Chick

15 April 1900–15 May 1976 (Age 76)
Blevins, Falls, Texas, United States

The Life of Herbert Melton

When Herbert Melton Chick was born on 15 April 1900, in Blevins, Falls, Texas, United States, his father, Walter Alonzo Chick, was 28 and his mother, Clara Belle Phelps, was 23. He married Myrtle Maxine Hoff on 14 August 1926, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States. He lived in Calumet, Canadian, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 1, Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 15 May 1976, in Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in City of Lubbock Cemetery, Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States.

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Herbert Melton Chick
Winnie Ruth Tipton
Marriage: after 1932

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after 1932
Texas, United States

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Age 7

Oklahoma is the 46th state.

Age 20

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English:1. from Middle English chike ‘young fowl’ (a shortened form of chiken), applied as a metonymic occupational name for someone who bred poultry for the table, or as a nickname from the same word used as a term of endearment. 2. variant of Cheek .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Herbert M Chick in household of Walter A Chick, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Herbert Chick, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Herbert Chick in household of Walter Chick, "United States Census, 1920"

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