Ansel Kenneth Sechman

10 July 1899–August 1969 (Age 70)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Ansel Kenneth

When Ansel Kenneth Sechman was born on 10 July 1899, in Indiana, United States, his father, Frank Sechman, was 46 and his mother, Mary Sechman, was 38. He married Rena E Heavin on 21 September 1921, in Indiana, United States. He lived in Marion Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died in August 1969, in Stilesville, Hendricks, Indiana, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Stilesville, Hendricks, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ansel Kenneth Sechman
Rena E Heavin
Marriage: 21 September 1921

Spouse and Children

21 September 1921
Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Frank Sechman


    Mary Sechman




    Edgar L Sechman


    Walter W Sechman



World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 7

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 19

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ansel K Sechman in household of Frank W Sechman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ancil K Sechman in household of Frank Sechman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ansel Kenneth Sechman, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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