William John Gideon

Male17 December 1889–8 October 1919

Brief Life History of William John

When William John Gideon was born on 17 December 1889, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George B Gideon, was 43 and his mother, Helena “Helen” Koch, was 39. He married Anna Mary Beck on 4 October 1917, in Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 8 October 1919, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

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William John Gideon
Anna Mary Beck
Marriage: 4 October 1917
William James Gideon Sr.

Sources (5)

  • William John Gideon, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • William John Gideon, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • William John Gideon, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    4 October 1917Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 1

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

    Age 8

    Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 9

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    Jewish: from the Biblical name meaning ‘one who cuts down’ inHebrew. It was borne by an Israelite leader appointed to deliver hispeople from the Midianites (Judges 6:14).

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

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