Arthur Matthias Hettich

Male10 April 1894–12 June 1957

Brief Life History of Arthur Matthias

When Arthur Matthias Hettich was born on 10 April 1894, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, his father, Matthias Hettich, was 33 and his mother, Cristine Formbacher, was 32. He married Elsa Margaret Schaefer on 9 August 1924, in Kings, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in New York City, New York, United States in 1915 and Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States in 1940. He died on 12 June 1957, at the age of 63, and was buried in Middle Village, Queens, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Matthias Hettich
1894–1957
Elsa Margaret Schaefer
1896–1978
Marriage: 9 August 1924
Arthur M Hettich
1926–
Robert E Hettich
1929–

Sources (13)

  • Arthur M Hettick, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Arthur Mathias Hettig, "New York, New York City Births, 1846-1909"
  • Arthur Matthias Hettich, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 August 1924Kings, New York, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 2

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 4

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 18

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Manfred, Frieda, Gottlieb, Hermann.

    German: from Hattich, a pet form of an ancient Germanic personal name with the first element hadu ‘battle, strife’.

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

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