Bruce Emery Wickens

22 June 1893–March 1964 (Age 70)
Highland, Oakland, Michigan, United States

The Life of Bruce Emery

When Bruce Emery Wickens was born on 22 June 1893, in Highland, Oakland, Michigan, United States, his father, Fred Arthur Wickens, was 33 and his mother, Carrie Olga Sears, was 21. He married Agnes Ruth Eveland on 9 December 1920, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. He lived in Highland Township, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1918. He died in March 1964, in Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States.

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Bruce Emery Wickens
Agnes Ruth Eveland
Marriage: 9 December 1920

Spouse and Children

9 December 1920
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Fred Arthur Wickens





World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 4

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Wicken , with the addition of the Middle English plural or genitive suffix -s.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bruce Emery Wickens, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • Bruce Wickers in household of Fred Wickers, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bruce Wickens in household of Fred A Wickens, "United States Census, 1900"

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