Doris Belle Hickok

9 June 1903–9 May 1996 (Age 92)
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States

The Life of Doris Belle

When Doris Belle Hickok was born on 9 June 1903, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, her father, William Harris Hickok, was 31 and her mother, Mary Ella Hiffner, was 31. She married Joel Beeman Walbridge on 4 April 1923, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Paris Twp, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Wyoming Twp, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 9 May 1996, in Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Fulton Street Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joel Beeman Walbridge
1901–1989
Doris Belle Hickok
1903–1996
Marriage: 4 April 1923
Rodger Joel Walbridge
1925–1989
Belle Doris Walbridge
1927–1988

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 April 1923
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

Age 7

The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
1929

Age 26

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of English Hickock, from a pet form of Hick or a pet form of Hay 3.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Doris B Walbridge in household of Joel B Walbridge, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Doris Walbridge in household of Joel Walbridge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Doris B Hickok in household of Wm H Hickok, "United States Census, 1920"

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