Marcyanna ( Martha) Heller

30 May 1871–24 December 1953 (Age 82)
Princeton, Green Lake, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Marcyanna ( Martha)

When Marcyanna ( Martha) Heller was born on 30 May 1871, in Princeton, Green Lake, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Mathias J. Heller, was 32 and her mother, Francis Swiderska, was 24. She married Ladislaus ( Walter) Kachelski on 18 November 1890, in Princeton, Green Lake, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 24 December 1953, in Beaver Dam, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Beaver Dam, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States.

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Ladislaus ( Walter) Kachelski
Marcyanna ( Martha) Heller
Marriage: 18 November 1890
Henry Kachelski
Frank Kachelski
Joseph Kachelski
Stella Kachelski
Mary " Mayme" Kachelski
Walter Joseph Kachelski
Rose Kachelski
Florence Kachelski
Jan ( John) Kachelski
Lucille Genevieve Kachelski

Spouse and Children

18 November 1890
Princeton, Green Lake, Wisconsin, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    Mathias J. Heller


    Francis Swiderska




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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 12

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

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

1 German: nickname from the small medieval coin known as the häller or heller because it was first minted (in 1208 ) at the Swabian town of (Schwäbisch) Hall. Compare Hall .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Schwäbisch Hall.3 German: topographic name for someone living by a field named as ‘hell’ ( see Helle 3).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Kachelson in household of Walter Kachelson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martha Kachelski in household of Walter Kachelski, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Martha Kachelski in household of Walter Kachelski, "United States Census, 1930"

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