Elizabeth Heckert

17 March 1849–21 December 1912 (Age 63)
Venango, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Heckert was born on 17 March 1849, in Venango, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jonathan Heckert, was 33 and her mother, Nancy McCauley, was 20. She had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Jacob Musselman Weisz. She lived in Allegheny Township, Venango, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. She died on 21 December 1912, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jacob Musselman Weisz
Elizabeth Heckert
Charles F Weisz
Eva Weisz
Jonathan Heckert Weisz
Walter Weisz
Clarence Herbert Weisz

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Jonathan Heckert


    Nancy McCauley





    George Heckert


    William H Heckert


    William Heckert


    Margaret Jane Heckert


+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 14

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hagan ‘hedge’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.2 German: variant of Häcker, see Hacker .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Wieze in household of Jacob Wieze, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Heckerd in household of Jonathan Heckerd, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Hickert in household of Jonathan Hickert, "United States Census, 1860"

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