Virgil Rose Heishman

19 August 1901–16 February 1992 (Age 90)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Virgil Rose

When Virgil Rose Heishman was born on 19 August 1901, in West Virginia, United States, his father, Cornelius Franklin Heishman, was 43 and his mother, Dinah Heishman, was 30. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Daisy Florence Heishman. He lived in Hardy, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years and Capon Magisterial District, Hardy, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 16 February 1992, in Stephenson, Frederick, Virginia, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Wardensville, Hardy, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Virgil Rose Heishman
Daisy Florence Heishman
James Heishman
Marvin E Heishman
Betty J Heishman
Terry Duight Heishnan

Spouse and Children



    James Heishman


    Marvin E Heishman


    Betty J Heishman


    Terry Duight Heishnan


Parents and Siblings

    Cornelius Franklin Heishman


    Dinah Heishman




    Harvey Herman Heishman



    Hester V Heishman


    William Franklin Heishman


World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 16

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 26

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

German (Heischmann): habitational name for someone from a place called Heisch in Holstein.

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

Sources (3)

  • Virgil R Hishman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Virgil R Heishman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Virgil R Heishman in household of William Heishman, "United States Census, 1910"

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