Herchel Mack Machen

21 November 1900–27 February 1969 (Age 68)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of Herchel Mack

When Herchel Mack Machen was born on 21 November 1900, in Louisiana, United States, his father, William Martin " Bud" Machen, was 42 and his mother, Emma Jones, was 42. He married Mildred Caskey on 17 October 1918, in Jonesboro, Jackson, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Winn, Louisiana, United States for about 5 years and Ward Two, East Carroll, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He died on 27 February 1969, in Bossier City, Bossier, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Haughton, Bossier, Louisiana, United States.

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Herchel Mack Machen
Mildred Caskey
Marriage: 17 October 1918
Mable Marie Machen
William Arvel Machen
Maudine Machen
Doswal Canada Machen
Eva Lee Machen
Donald Frederick Machen
James R Machen

Spouse and Children

17 October 1918
Jonesboro, Jackson, Louisiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

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.
1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States

Age 1

After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a stonemason, Anglo-Norman French machun, a Norman dialect variant of Old French masson ( see Mason ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Herschel Machen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hershal Machen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hershel M Machen, "United States Census, 1940"

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