Mona Gertrude Hickman

18 August 1900–8 December 1977 (Age 77)
Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mona Gertrude

Mona Gertrude Hickman was born on 18 August 1900, in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States as the daughter of Achsa M Hickman. She married Clarence William Meinke on 22 June 1920, in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Georgetown, Vermilion, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 December 1977, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo, California, United States.

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Clarence William Meinke
Mona Gertrude Hickman
Marriage: 22 June 1920
Olive Jane Meinke
Charlotte Ruth Meinke

Spouse and Children

22 June 1920
Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 4

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): occupational name denoting the servant (Middle English man) of a man called Hick . According to Reaney and Wilson, Hickman was also used as a medieval personal name. This surname has long been established in Ireland, notably in County Clare. In the U.S., it could be an altered spelling of German Hickmann, a variant of Hick 4.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mona Hickman in household of E Charles Hickman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mona G Hickman in household of Catherine J Hickman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gertrude Meinke in household of Clarence Meinke, "United States Census, 1940"

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