Violet Elnora Heller

2 September 1900–17 March 1985 (Age 84)
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Violet Elnora

When Violet Elnora Heller was born on 2 September 1900, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Frederick W Heller, was 31 and her mother, Kate Eleanor Lafferty, was 27. She had at least 1 son with Harry J Metzinger. She died on 17 March 1985, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Harry J Metzinger
Violet Elnora Heller
Harry J Metzinger Jr

Spouse and Children



    Harry J Metzinger Jr


Parents and Siblings

    Frederick W Heller


    Kate Eleanor Lafferty




    Florence Mae Heller


    Edith F Heller


    Elsie Heller


    Ethel M. Heller



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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 5

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 German: nickname from the small medieval coin known as the häller or heller because it was first minted (in 1208 ) at the Swabian town of (Schwäbisch) Hall. Compare Hall .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Schwäbisch Hall.3 German: topographic name for someone living by a field named as ‘hell’ ( see Helle 3).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Violet E Heller in household of Lydia A Lafferty, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Violet Metzinger in household of Harry Metzinger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Violet Heller in household of Howard Kuhn, "United States Census, 1920"

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