Herman Henry Dick

Brief Life History of Herman Henry

When Herman Henry Dick was born on 16 January 1900, in Saint Benedict, Nemaha, Kansas, United States, his father, John Francis Dick, was 39 and his mother, Christina Fox, was 33. He married Emma E Vondenkamp on 18 May 1926, in Nemaha, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Clear Creek Township, Nemaha, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Marion Township, Nemaha, Kansas, United States for about 30 years. He died on 21 September 1965, in Seneca, Nemaha, Kansas, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Saint Marys Cemetery, Saint Benedict, Nemaha, Kansas, United States.

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Herman Henry Dick
Emma E Vondenkamp
Marriage: 18 May 1926
Valeria Elizabeth Dick
Omar J Dick
Lavene E. "Beanie" Dick
Lucille Bertha Dick
Edna Rose Dick
Orville G. Dick
Norma Jean Dick
Joan E. Dick
Linda Marie Dick

Sources (18)

  • Herman Dick in household of John Dick, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Herman H. Dick, "Kansas Marriages, 1840-1935"
  • Herman Henry Dick, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

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.

1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States

After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

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.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Dick, also found as Dike and Deke, pet forms of Rick (see Richard ). Although found in every part of Britain, the form Dick is especially common in Scotland, and it was from there, in the 17th century, that the surname was taken to northern Ireland and thence to North America.

English: variant of Dyke .

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Middle High German dic(ke) ‘thick, strong, stout’, or in the case of the Jewish name from German dick or Yiddish dik ‘fat’.

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

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