Ralph Sherman Heckman

11 April 1903–6 June 1953 (Age 50)
Big Flats, Adams, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Ralph Sherman

When Ralph Sherman Heckman was born on 11 April 1903, in Big Flats, Adams, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Nathaniel Treat Heckman, was 29 and his mother, Catherine Charlotte Murray, was 28. He died on 6 June 1953, at the age of 50, and was buried in Friendship, Adams, Wisconsin, United States.

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Nathaniel Treat Heckman
Catherine Charlotte Murray
James William Heckman
Ralph Sherman Heckman
Celia Maria Heckman
Elva Ruth Heckman
Woodrow Brian Heckman

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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 4

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

Age 14

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: topographic name for someone living near a hedge, from Middle Dutch hecke, hegge ‘hedge’, ‘enclosure’.2 Altered spelling of German Heckmann .

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

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