Lily Estella Heller

Brief Life History of Lily Estella

When Lily Estella Heller was born on 7 January 1893, in Logan, Idaho, United States, her father, Joseph P Heller, was 29 and her mother, Lillian Zenobia Butler, was 20. She married Orla Roebert Hicks on 18 June 1913, in King Hill, Elmore, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Glenns Ferry, Elmore, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Gooding, Gooding, Idaho, United States in 1920. She died on 9 May 1985, in Hailey, Blaine, Idaho, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Ketchum, Blaine, Idaho, United States.

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Orla Roebert Hicks
Lily Estella Heller
Marriage: 18 June 1913
Hillard Durwood Hicks Heller
Bruce Hicks
Bernice Ludell Hicks

Sources (16)

  • Lillie Heller in household of Joseph Heller, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lily Estella Heller, "Idaho, Birth Index, 1861-1911"
  • Lily E Heller, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.


U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

German: nickname from the small medieval coin known as the häller or heller because it was first minted (in 1208) at the Swabian town of (Schwäbisch) Hall. Compare Hall .

German: topographic name for someone living by a field named with a word meaning ‘hell’ (see Helle 1).

Dutch: variant of Helder .

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

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