Lena Vianna Heldenbrand

20 June 1887–12 January 1975 (Age 87)
Cozad, Dawson, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Lena Vianna

When Lena Vianna Heldenbrand was born on 20 June 1887, in Cozad, Dawson, Nebraska, United States, her father, Charles Sumner Heldenbrand, was 22 and her mother, Vienna Victoria Bender, was 21. She married Roy Ready on 27 October 1912, in Tryon, McPherson, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Logan, Nebraska, United States for about 5 years and Gandy Election Precinct, Logan, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 12 January 1975, in Kearney, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Stapleton, Logan, Nebraska, United States.

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Roy Ready
Lena Vianna Heldenbrand
Marriage: 27 October 1912
Roy Darrel Ready
Ona Vianna Ready
Volney Melita Ready
Rosa Ellen Ready
Bryan Basil Ready

Spouse and Children

27 October 1912
Tryon, McPherson, Nebraska, United States


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

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An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1910 · The BSA is Made

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Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Variant of German Hildebrand , in which the first element has been altered by folk etymology to a form of Held ‘hero’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lena A Hildenbrand in household of Charles S Hildenbrand, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lena V Hildenbrand in household of Charles S Hildenbrand, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lena Ready in household of Roy Ready, "United States Census, 1930"

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