Andrew Casper Heim

3 August 1879–25 January 1962 (Age 82)
Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Andrew Casper

When Andrew Casper Heim was born on 3 August 1879, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Andreas Weiler Heim, was 24 and his mother, Anna Renner, was 19. He had at least 1 daughter with Bertha Illing. In 1900, at the age of 20, his occupation is listed as . He died on 25 January 1962, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 82.

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Andrew Casper Heim
Bertha Illing
Florence May Heim

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    Florence May Heim


Parents and Siblings

    Andreas Weiler Heim


    Anna Renner




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 6

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

1 South German: from the Germanic personal name Haimo. Compare English Hammond .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Khayim, from Hebrew chayim ‘life’.3 Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named Heim, from Old Norse heimr ‘home’, ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’, or in some cases a more recent ornamental formation from heim ‘home’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Andrew Heim in household of Andrew Heim, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Andrew Heim in entry for Florence Greenleaf, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"
  • Andrew Casper Heim, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1939, 1955-1994"

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