Cuba Jean Bickel

November 1896–1974 (Age 77)
Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Cuba Jean

When Cuba Jean Bickel was born in November 1896, in Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Calvin G Bickel, was 27 and her mother, Margaret Maggie Jane Kurtz, was 25. She married Joseph Anastasia on 6 June 1921, in New Bloomfield, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Armagh Township, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Lewistown, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. She died in 1974, in Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Anastasia
1889–
Cuba Jean Bickel
1896–1974
Marriage: 6 June 1921
John E Anastasia
1913–1963
Joseph S Anastasi
1917–
George William Anastasi
1920–

Spouse and Children

    Joseph Anastasia

    Male1889–Male

    Female1896–1974Female

MARRIAGE
6 June 1921
New Bloomfield, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(3)

    John E Anastasia

    Male1913–1963Male

    Joseph S Anastasi

    Male1917–Male

    George William Anastasi

    Male1920–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Female1893–1948Female

    Harry David Bickel

    Male1894–1936Male

    Female1896–1974Female

    Anna S Bickel

    Female1897–Female

    Ruth Margaret Bickel

    Female1899–Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 9

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1917

Age 21

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch and German: from bickel ‘pickaxe’ or ‘chisel’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made pickaxes or worked with a pickaxe or for a stonemason. Compare Bick .2 German: nickname for a dice player, from the same word in the sense ‘die’.3 South German: from a pet form of Burkhart .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cuba J Anastasi in household of Joseph A Anastasi, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cuba Bickel in household of Calvin Bickel, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cuba Jean Bickel in entry for George William Anastasi and Ann Gertrude Troutman, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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