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.
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 .