Elizabeth Hertz

11 February 1918–11 February 1980 (Age 62)
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Hertz was born on 11 February 1918, in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, her father, Walter Adolf Hertz, was 27 and her mother, Mona Leffingwell Smith, was 26. She died on 11 February 1980, in Boynton Beach, Palm Beach, Florida, United States, at the age of 62.

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Walter Adolf Hertz
Mona Leffingwell Smith
Walter Adoph Hertz
Elizabeth Hertz

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World Events (3)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 1
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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
Age 2
The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies
Age 8
During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: from a personal name derived from a short form of the various Germanic compound names with the first element hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.2 German: nickname for a stouthearted or kind-hearted individual, from Middle High German herze ‘heart’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Herz ‘heart’, Yiddish harts.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Hertz - Government record: birth-name: Elizabeth Hertz

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