Daniel Webster Hillegas

2 October 1895–6 May 1974 (Age 78)
Lowry City, St. Clair, Missouri, United States

The Life of Daniel Webster

When Daniel Webster Hillegas was born on 2 October 1895, in Lowry City, St. Clair, Missouri, United States, his father, Charles Edgar Hillegas, was 26 and his mother, Nettie Irene Gonser, was 22. He lived in Butler Township, St. Clair, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died on 6 May 1974, at the age of 78, and was buried in Lowry City, St. Clair, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Webster Hillegas
1895–1974
Ethel G. Edwards
1898–1975

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Edgar Hillegas

    Male1869–1929Male

    Nettie Irene Gonser

    Female1872–1937Female

siblings

(10)

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 9

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Hillegass .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Daniel W Hillegas in household of Charles E Hillegas, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Daniel Hillegas in household of C E Hillegas, "United States Census, 1910"

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