Flora Heil

11 October 1867–18 November 1953 (Age 86)
Bethlehem Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Flora

When Flora Heil was born on 11 October 1867, in Bethlehem Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jacob D Heil, was 25 and her mother, Mary Ann Reinheimer, was 23. She married Oscar G. F. Edelman on 28 November 1891, in Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died on 18 November 1953, in Fountain Hill, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Hecktown, Lower Nazareth Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Oscar G. F. Edelman
Flora Heil
Marriage: 28 November 1891

Spouse and Children

    Oscar G. F. Edelman



28 November 1891
Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob D Heil


    Mary Ann Reinheimer





    Lilly S Heil


World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 10

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 German: from a pet form of Heinrich .2 Dutch and North German: from a short form of the Germanic female personal name Heila, derived from hail ‘whole’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Flora S Heil in household of Jacob D Heil, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Flora S Edleman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Flora D Edleman, "United States Census, 1930"

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