Doris Vivian Hickernell

22 April 1921–12 September 2009 (Age 88)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Doris Vivian

When Doris Vivian Hickernell was born on 22 April 1921, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Clayton Sylvester Hickernell, was 20 and her mother, Goldie Viola Zeigler, was 19. She married Sergeant Howard Tevis Brown on 17 July 1942, in Orlando, Orange, Florida, United States. She lived in Mount Joy, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 12 September 2009, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Mount Joy, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Sergeant Howard Tevis Brown
Doris Vivian Hickernell
Marriage: 17 July 1942

Spouse and Children

17 July 1942
Orlando, Orange, Florida, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Clayton Sylvester Hickernell


    Goldie Viola Zeigler




World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 23

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Doris V Hickernell in household of Clayton S Hickernell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Doris V Hickernell in household of Clayton Hickernell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Doris Vivian Hickernell, "Florida Marriages, 1830-1993"

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