Mary Heckler

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Heckler was born on 23 November 1887, in Elliott, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Johann Leonhard Hechler, was 40 and her mother, Maria Christina Schwebel, was 32. She married Donald Joseph Cline in July 1916, in Pennsylvania, United States. She died in November 1985, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 98.

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Family Time Line

Donald Joseph Cline
1885–
Mary Heckler
1887–1985
Marriage: July 1916

Sources (2)

  • Mary E Heckler in household of Leonard Heckler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Heckler in household of Lenhart Heckler, "United States Census, 1900"

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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.

1905 · The Movie Theater

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a heckler or dresser of flax or hemp, from an agent derivative of Middle English hekel ‘to heckle’. In the process of producing fabric (linen) from flax or hemp, the stems were first soaked (retted) and then dragged through metal combs (heckled) to separate the fibers for spinning into thread.

South German: occupational name for someone who used a small hoe, from a diminutive of Middle High German hacke hoe + the agent suffix -er.

German: variant of Häckler (see Hackler ).

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

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