Solomon Ezra Hedden

16 December 1882–7 October 1951 (Age 68)
American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Solomon Ezra

When Solomon Ezra Hedden was born on 16 December 1882, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Solomon Griffin Hedden, was 40 and his mother, Parthenia Eleanor Baker, was 26. He married Mary Ann Packard on 2 November 1908, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 7 October 1951, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Solomon Ezra Hedden
Mary Ann Packard
Marriage: 2 November 1908
Melva Louise Hedden
Alice May Hedden
Edward Hedden

Spouse and Children

2 November 1908
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 14

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from various places such as Headon, Nottinghamshire, Hedon in East Yorkshire, and Heddon on the Wall and Black Heddon. Northumberland. The first is probably named from Old English hēah ‘high’ + dūn ‘hill’; the others have the same second element, combined with Old English hǣþ ‘heath’, ‘heather’.2 North German (Frisian): variant of Hadden .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Solomon E Heading in household of Polma Heading, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Solomon Hedden in household of Isaak Ch Packard, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Solomon Hedden, "United States Census, 1940"

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