Doris Rebecca Hedden

30 April 1920–12 May 1996 (Age 76)
Ohio, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Doris Rebecca

When Doris Rebecca Hedden was born on 30 April 1920, in Ohio, Kentucky, United States, her father, George Hielman Hedden, was 41 and her mother, Elga Ora Clark, was 28. She lived in Fordsville, Ohio, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 4 Fordsville, Ohio, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 12 May 1996, in Georgetown, Scott, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Versailles, Woodford, Kentucky, United States.

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Arnold Estill Kirk
Doris Rebecca Hedden

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    Hubert J Hedden


    Marvin Coolidge Hedden


World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 6

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from various places such as Headon, Nottinghamshire, Hedon in East Yorkshire, and Heddon on the Wall and Black Heddon. Northumberland. The first is probably named from Old English hēah ‘high’ + dūn ‘hill’; the others have the same second element, combined with Old English hǣþ ‘heath’, ‘heather’.2 North German (Frisian): variant of Hadden .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Doris Hedden in household of George H Hedden, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Doris R Hedden in household of George H Hedden, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Doris Hedden Kirk in entry for Arnold E Kirk, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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