Lewis Grant Hedden

Male22 June 1863–5 July 1938

Brief Life History of Lewis Grant

When Lewis Grant Hedden was born on 22 June 1863, in Mercer, Missouri, United States, his father, Lewis Hedden, was 49 and his mother, Sarah Margaret Ader, was 36. He married Zorada Isabel Mitchell on 12 June 1888, in Taylorville, Christian, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 5 July 1938, in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States.

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Lewis Grant Hedden
Zorada Isabel Mitchell
Marriage: 12 June 1888
Edna Lavona Beryl Hedden
Bertha I. Hedden

Sources (12)

  • Bell Z Grant in household of Lewis Grant, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lewis Grant Hedden, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Louis G Hedden, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 June 1888Taylorville, Christian, Illinois, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.


    Age 8

    In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.

    1885 · The First Skyscraper

    Age 22

    The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Hedon (East Yorkshire), Headon (Nottinghamshire), Black Heddon (Northumberland), Heddon on the Wall (Northumberland), Heddon in Filleigh (Devon), or Headon Hill (Isle of Wight). Most of the placenames derive from Old English hǣth ‘heath, heather’ + dūn ‘hill’, though the Nottinghamshire placename probably has hēah ‘high’ as the initial element.

    English: variant of Haddon .

    Scottish and Irish: variant of Hadden .

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

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