Jay Robert Heck

4 January 1921–7 May 2010 (Age 89)
Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States

The Life of Jay Robert

When Jay Robert Heck was born on 4 January 1921, in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States, his father, Carl Penrose Heck, was 21 and his mother, Georgiana Poorman, was 24. He married Dolores Violet Kaufeldt on 30 April 1949, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935 and San Antonio Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. His occupation is listed as general contractor in Everett, Snohomish, Washington, United States. He died on 7 May 2010, in Snohomish, Washington, United States, at the age of 89.

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Jay Robert Heck
Dolores Violet Kaufeldt
Marriage: 30 April 1949
Jay Robert Heck Jr.

Spouse and Children

30 April 1949
Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Carl Penrose Heck


    Georgiana Poorman




World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1937 · Los Angeles California Temple

Age 16

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the Los Angeles California Temple on March 6, 1937. 
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 24

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a gate or ‘hatch’ (especially one leading into a forest), northern Middle English heck (Old English hæcc), or a habitational name from Great Heck in North Yorkshire, which is named with this word. Compare Hatch .2 German: topographic name from Middle High German hecke, hegge ‘hedge’. This name is common in southern Germany and the Rhineland.3 Possibly an Americanized spelling of French Hec(q), a topographic name from Old French hec ‘gate’, ‘barrier’, ‘fence’ (compare 1), or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jay R Heck in household of Carl P Heck, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jay R Heck, "Nevada County Marriages, 1862-1993"
  • Jay R Or Bud Heck, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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