Harry T Dekker

Brief Life History of Harry T

When Harry T Dekker was born on 14 June 1865, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, his father, Nicholas Dekker, was 37 and his mother, Mary Markus, was 29. He married Margaret Belle Jones on 14 December 1886. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 9 June 1900, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 34.

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Harry T Dekker
1865–1900
Margaret Belle Jones
1866–1911
Marriage: 14 December 1886
Horace Thornton Dekker
1889–1957
Clarence William Dekker
1891–1957

Sources (9)

  • Harry Decker in household of Nicholes Decker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Harry T Dekker, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Harry T Dekker, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Dutch Dirk, Gerrit, Maurits, Egbert, Gerben, Hendrik, Henk, Martinus, Wim.

Dutch: occupational name for a roofer (a thatcher, slater, shingler, or tiler), Middle Dutch deck(e)re, an agent derivative of decken ‘to cover’.

English: variant of Dicker .

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

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