William Ernest Heckaman

6 May 1903–4 August 1969 (Age 66)
Marshall, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of William Ernest

When William Ernest Heckaman was born on 6 May 1903, in Marshall, Indiana, United States, his father, Jacob Heckaman Jr, was 50 and his mother, Matilda E Becknell, was 44. He lived in German Township, Marshall, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. He died on 4 August 1969, in Bremen, German Township, Marshall, Indiana, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Bremen Municipal Cemetery, Bremen, German Township, Marshall, Indiana, United States.

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William Ernest Heckaman
1903–1969
Iva Mattern
1917–

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World Events (8)

1904
Age 1
St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded
Age 3
The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 20
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Heckemann, a variant of Heckmann .

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

Possible Related Names

Heckmann

Sources (5)

  • Ernest Heckaman in household of Jacob Heckaman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • W Ernest Heckaman, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Ernest Heckaman in household of Jacob Heckaman, "United States Census, 1910"

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