Lorenzo Heeman


Brief Life History of Lorenzo

When Lorenzo Heeman was born in 1840, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Hiram Heeman, was 32 and his mother, Catharine Johnson, was 32. He lived in Sheshequin, Sheshequin Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. He registered for military service in 1861.

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Hiram Heeman
Catharine Johnson
Harriet Mary Heeman
Jonathan Heeman
Horace Heeman
Hiram Heeman Jr
William Heeman
Lorenzo Heeman
Alonzo Heeman
Mary Etta Heeman
Hannah Heeman

Sources (2)

  • Lorenzo Herman in household of Hiram Herman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lorenzo Heeman, "United States Registers of Enlistments in the U.S. Army, 1798-1914"

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Siblings (9)

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World Events (8)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 23

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

1872 · The First National Park

Age 32

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of North German Heemann: variant of Hemann , or a shortened form of Hedemann (see Hedeman ).

Dutch: variant of Heman .

English: variant of Hayman .

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

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