Esther B Nowaczyk

15 June 1921–1 March 2009 (Age 87)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Esther B

When Esther B Nowaczyk was born on 15 June 1921, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Joseph Nowaczyk, was 37 and her mother, Antoinette Kucera, was 29. She married Raymond William Heinen on 22 November 1941, in Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 1 March 2009, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 87.

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Raymond William Heinen
Esther B Nowaczyk
Marriage: 22 November 1941
Geraldine T Heinen

Spouse and Children

    Raymond William Heinen



22 November 1941
Cook, Illinois, United States


    Geraldine T Heinen


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1925 · The Goodman Theatre

Age 4

The Goodman Theatre was founded as a tribute to the Chicago playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, who died in the Great Influenza Pandemic in 1918. The theater was funded by his parents, who donated $250,000 to the Art Institute of Chicago. The first theater was designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw and its opening ceremony was performed on October 20. 
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 23

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Polish: nickname for a newcomer to a district, from a diminutive of Nowak .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Esther Nowaczk in household of Joseph Nowaczk, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ester Nowaczyk in household of Joseph Nowaczyk, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Esther B Nowaczyk in entry for Raymond W Heinen, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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