Louise Caroline Hettinger

30 April 1917–21 February 1989 (Age 71)
Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States

The Life of Louise Caroline

When Louise Caroline Hettinger was born on 30 April 1917, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States, her father, John Hettinger, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Suler, was 30. She married Harry Eugene Watrous in 1938. She died on 21 February 1989, in Lewiston, Lewiston, Niagara, New York, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Harry Eugene Watrous
Louise Caroline Hettinger
Marriage: 1938

Spouse and Children


Parents and Siblings

    John Hettinger


    Elizabeth Suler




    John Hettinger


    Clarence E Hettinger


    Frederick Joseph Hettinger


    Charles Hettinger


    Edward Hettinger


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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 20

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of the places called Hettingen, for example near Heilbronn or near Ebingen in Swabia.

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

Sources (3)

  • Louisa Hettinger in household of John Hettinger, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Louise Hettinger in household of John Hettinger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mrs Louise C Watrous, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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