George Heilig

7 July 1892–11 April 1932 (Age 39)
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States

The Life Summary of George

When George Heilig was born on 7 July 1892, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, his father, Leonard Heilig, was 36 and his mother, Anna Remp, was 31. He married Charlotte Heilig on 19 June 1915, in Kings, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States in 1900. He died on 11 April 1932, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

George Heilig
Charlotte Heilig
Marriage: 19 June 1915
George Heilig
Phyllis Heilig
Elizabeth Heilig
Anna Heilig
Phyllis C. Heilig

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 June 1915Kings, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    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.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 6
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
    Age 11
    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

    Name Meaning

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German heilec, German heilig ‘holy’, a nickname for a pious person or someone with a trusting temperament.

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

    Sources (8)

    • George Heelig in household of Leonard Heelig, "New York State Census, 1905"
    • George Heilig in household of Anna Heilig, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Georg Heilig, "New York, New York City Births, 1846-1909"

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