William Henry Heckathorn

17 October 1867–8 July 1924 (Age 56)
East Liverpool, Columbiana, Ohio, United States

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Heckathorn was born on 17 October 1867, in East Liverpool, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, his father, Henry Heckathorn, was 26 and his mother, Ruth Ann Bagley, was 20. He married Lillian May Willgues on 14 November 1886, in Columbiana, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Grant Magisterial District, Hancock, West Virginia, United States in 1870 and East Liverpool, East Liverpool, Columbiana, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 8 July 1924, in East Liverpool, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Riverview Cemetery, East Liverpool, Columbiana, Ohio, United States.

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William Henry Heckathorn
Lillian May Willgues
Marriage: 14 November 1886
Durward B. Hackathorn
Alfred Harry Heckathorn
Willard G Hackathorne
Loran Insley Heckathorne
William H. Hackathorn
Lillie Heckathorn
Marshall Hackathorn

Spouse and Children

14 November 1886
Columbiana, Ohio, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    Henry Heckathorn


    Ruth Ann Bagley





    Letitia Heckathorn


    Susan Heckathorn


    Susan Heckathorn


    Ruth A. Heckathorn


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.

Age 19

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Heckendorn .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William H Heckathorn in household of Henry Heckathorn, "United States Census, 1870"
  • W H Hackathorne, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William H Heckathorn in household of Henry Heckathorn, "United States Census, 1880"

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