Martin Harry Hillesheim

12 November 1889–26 October 1953 (Age 63)
Dayton, Richland, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Martin Harry

When Martin Harry Hillesheim was born on 12 November 1889, in Dayton, Richland, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Henry Hillesheim, was 30 and his mother, Unity B Norris, was 26. He married Edith Alaura Minett in 1909. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Marshall, Richland, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. He died on 26 October 1953, in Soldiers Grove, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in English Ridge Cemetery, Marshall, Richland, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martin Harry Hillesheim
Edith Alaura Minett
Marriage: 1909
Verlan G. Hilleshiem
Darrell M. Hilleshiem
Foster Boggs Hilleshiem
Loren Bernal Hilleshiem
Wilfred Loyal Hillesheim
Gaylord Hillesheim
Lowell Charles Hilleshiem
Odessa Gwindole Hilleshiem
Delos J. Hillisheim
Gaylord Hilleshiem

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Parents and Siblings


    Unity B Norris




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 17

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

German (northern and central) and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from the city of Hildesheim or from any of several places named Hillesheim in Hesse and the Rhineland. The place name is probably from the genitive case of a personal name derived from a short form of the various Germanic compound names with a first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’ + Old High German heim ‘homestead’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mort Hilleshien, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Matore H Hilleshian in household of Henry Hilleshian, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mart H Hilleshine, "United States Census, 1930"

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