Mary Hieber

13 February 1879–5 June 1960 (Age 81)
Brady Township, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

Mary Hieber was born on 13 February 1879, in Brady Township, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States as the daughter of Mike Hieber and Walbarga Hieber. She married Joseph Wellington McGahen on 4 February 1906, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 5 June 1960, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 81.

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Joseph Wellington McGahen
Mary Hieber
Marriage: 4 February 1906

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 February 1906Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 2
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles
    Age 3
    Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 22
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Fritz, Kurt, Ralf.German:variant of Hiebert .

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (9)

    • Mary Heiber, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
    • Mary H Mcgahey in household of Joseph W Mcgahey, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Mary Hiber, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1968"

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