John Herman Heilers

Male3 September 1873–17 March 1947

Brief Life History of John Herman

When John Herman Heilers was born on 3 September 1873, in Schnellville, Jefferson Township, Dubois, Indiana, United States, his father, Henry John Heilers, was 31 and his mother, Agnes Verkamp, was 27. He married Anna Maria GRABBER on 1 June 1897, in Spencer, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Jackson Township, Dubois, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Cass Township, Dubois, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. He died on 17 March 1947, in Schnellville, Jefferson Township, Dubois, Indiana, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Huntingburg, Patoka Township, Dubois, Indiana, United States.

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John Herman Heilers
Mary M. Helmblock
Albert H Heilers
Joseph E. Heilers
Robert J. Heilers

Sources (18)

  • John H Hielero, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joannes Hermannus Heilers, "Indiana Births and Christenings, 1773-1933"
  • John Heilers, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.


Age 7

Historical Boundaries: 1880: Dubois, Indiana, United States

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for someone who castrated animals, from an agent derivative of heilen ‘to cut’.

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

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