Harold Elbert Hestand

6 August 1918–26 October 1992 (Age 74)
Parsons, Labette, Kansas, United States

The Life of Harold Elbert

When Harold Elbert Hestand was born on 6 August 1918, in Parsons, Labette, Kansas, United States, his father, James Franklin Hestand, was 47 and his mother, Lenna Estelle McFarland, was 39. He married Elda Prince on 3 November 1946, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States. He lived in Lincoln Township, Neosho, Kansas, United States in 1930 and North Township, Labette, Kansas, United States in 1940. He died on 26 October 1992, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Chula Vista, San Diego, California, United States.

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Harold Elbert Hestand
Elda Prince
Marriage: 3 November 1946

Spouse and Children

3 November 1946
San Diego, San Diego, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 9

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1938 · Electrification of Rural Kansas

Age 20

Power was supplied to rural Kansas, which had been hit hard by the depression, in March 1938. Many farmers could not afford the $5 hookups for electricity. As a result, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Rural Electrification Act which provided loans to farmers who wanted electricity. Brown County became the first to receive service.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of an unexplained German name, Hiestand .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harold Elbert Hestand, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Harold Hestanor in household of James F Hestanor, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Harold E Hestand in household of James F Hestand, "United States Census, 1920"

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