George Lee Heaton

Male8 October 1917–23 April 1989

Brief Life History of George Lee

When George Lee Heaton was born on 8 October 1917, in Centralia, Marion, Illinois, United States, his father, Walter Mayo Heaton, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Frances Steele, was 24. He married Kathryn Ruby Bonsack on 27 January 1947, in Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming, United States. He lived in Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming, United States in 1930 and Election District 2, Laramie, Wyoming, United States in 1940. He died on 23 April 1989, in Laramie, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Lee Heaton
Kathryn Ruby Bonsack
Marriage: 27 January 1947

Sources (9)

  • George Lee Heaton in household of Mayo Heaton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George L Heaton, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • George L Heaton in entry for Kathryn R Bonsack, "Wyoming, Reclaim the Records, State Archives Vital Records, 1908-1966"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 January 1947Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

    Age 1

    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.


    Age 3

    Women got to vote first time in the state of Wyoming.

    1937 · The Neutrality Act

    Age 20

    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from any of various places called with Old English hēah ‘high’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’: Heaton (Yorkshire, Northumberland); Heaton Norris, Heaton under Horwich, Heaton with Oxcliffe, Great Heaton, Little Heaton (all Lancashire); Capheaton, Kirkheaton (Northumberland); Cleckheaton, Hanging Heaton, Kirkheaton (Yorkshire). This surname was taken to Ireland in the mid 17th century, and within Ireland is now mainly found in Ulster.

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

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