Chester W Hitchcock

1889–
California, United States

The Life Summary of Chester W

When Chester W Hitchcock was born in 1889, in California, United States, his father, John Hitchcock, was 41 and his mother, Josephine Louise Smith, was 20. He lived in Monterey, Monterey, California, United States in 1910.

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Family Time Line

John Hitchcock
1848–
Josephine Louise Smith
1869–1953
Chester W Hitchcock
1889–
Hallie Hitchcock
1896–
John Elbert Hitchcock
1896–1987
Doris Margaret Hitchcock
1905–1998

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

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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.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station
Age 2
Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1920
Age 31
The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the Middle English personal name Hitch , a pet form of Richard , with the Middle English diminutive suffix -cok. Compare Heacock .

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

Possible Related Names

Hitch
Hedgecoth
Hiscock
Hedgecock

Sources (1)

  • Chester W Hitchcock in household of John Hitchcock, "United States Census, 1910"

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