William Heckman

January 1860–
Prussia, Germany

The Life of William

William Heckman was born in January 1860, in Prussia, Germany. He had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with Julia Mack. He lived in Detroit Ward 9, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Detroit Ward 21, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920. In 1920, at the age of 60, his occupation is listed as laborer-artificial ice in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Heckman
1860–
Julia Mack
1859–
Anna Heckman
1885–
George Heckman
1888–1951
Joseph Heckman
1890–1932
Helen Elizabeth Heckman
1892–1940
Martha Hekman
1895–
Martha Heckmann
1896–
William Heckmann
1897–1948

Spouse and Children

children

(7)

    Female1885–Female

    Male1888–1951Male

    Male1890–1932Male

    Helen Elizabeth Heckman

    Female1892–1940Female

    Martha Hekman

    Female1895–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864

Age 4

War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 36

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: topographic name for someone living near a hedge, from Middle Dutch hecke, hegge ‘hedge’, ‘enclosure’.2 Altered spelling of German Heckmann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Heckman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Heckmann, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William in entry for Ralph Candler and Helena Heckman, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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