Harriet Heston

28 July 1898–14 September 1974 (Age 76)
Ohiowa, Fillmore, Nebraska, USA

The Life of Harriet

Harriet Heston was born on 28 July 1898, in Ohiowa, Fillmore, Nebraska, United States. She married Howard Peterson on 22 January 1921. She died on 14 September 1974, at the age of 76.

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Howard Peterson
Harriet Heston
Marriage: 22 January 1921

Spouse and Children

22 January 1921
Ohiowa, Fillmore, Nebraska, USA

World Events (3)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 2

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1944 · Congress Passes the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project

Age 46

The Flood Control Act of 1944 was passed and would later be called the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. It was named after the authors of the program Lewis A. Pick and William Glenn Sloan. It began as two separate plans but they both had the idea for an irrigation system that would help with the flooding of the Missouri River.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Heston, Middlesex, named with Old English hǣs ‘brushwood’ + tūn ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

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