Hershel Newton McMichen

20 February 1888–19 December 1964 (Age 76)
Dallas, Paulding, Georgia, United States

The Life of Hershel Newton

When Hershel Newton McMichen was born on 20 February 1888, in Dallas, Paulding, Georgia, United States, his father, Charles Napolean McMichen, was 35 and his mother, Martha A Walker, was 36. He married Ora Bell Holcombe on 21 February 1909, in Bartow, Georgia, United States. He lived in District 819, Bartow, Georgia, United States in 1900 and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 19 December 1964, in Gainesville, Cooke, Texas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Gainesville, Cooke, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hershel Newton McMichen
Ora Bell Holcombe
Marriage: 21 February 1909

Spouse and Children

21 February 1909
Bartow, Georgia, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Napolean McMichen


    Martha A Walker




    Silas A McMichen


    Ezekiel F McMichen


    Charles Murphy McMichen



    Alice A McMichen


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 5

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 20

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McMeekin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hershel Mcmeskin in household of Charlie Mcmeskin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hershell Mcmichen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hershel McMiken, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"

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