William Herschel Hainer

1 January 1917–2 March 1995 (Age 78)
West Bethlehem Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William Herschel

When William Herschel Hainer was born on 1 January 1917, in West Bethlehem Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Norman Rasel Hainer, was 35 and his mother, Mary Anna Theakston, was 27. He married Irene Elizabeth Horn on 28 May 1938, in Marianna, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 2 March 1995, in Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Lone Pine Cemetery, Lone Pine, Amwell Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

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William Herschel Hainer
Irene Elizabeth Horn
Marriage: 28 May 1938

Spouse and Children

28 May 1938
Marianna, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Jacob Roy Hainer


    Leslie Blaine Hainer


    Esther Abbigail Heiner




+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 0

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 0

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

South German: from the Germanic personal name Haginher, composed of the elements hag ‘hedge’, ‘enclosure’ + hari, heri ‘army’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hershel Hainer in household of M R Hainer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William H Hamer in household of Norman R Hamer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Herschel Hainer, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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