Daniel Matthew Hileman

24 May 1920–1 April 1985 (Age 64)
Sumner, Noble, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Daniel Matthew

When Daniel Matthew Hileman was born on 24 May 1920, in Sumner, Noble, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Robert Dell Hileman, was 32 and his mother, Edith Bell Tonkinson, was 28. He married Fadra Claudine Henderson on 25 September 1941, in Miami, Gila, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 1 April 1985, in Miami, Gila, Arizona, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Central Heights, Gila, Arizona, United States.

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Daniel Matthew Hileman
Fadra Claudine Henderson
Marriage: 25 September 1941
Carl Owen Hileman

Spouse and Children

25 September 1941
Miami, Gila, Arizona, United States


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World Events (8)

1921 · Tulsa Race Massacre

Age 1

 By 1921, Tulsa was a booming city with a population of over one hundred thousand, with ten thousand African Americans in the Greenwood District. Crime rates in Tulsa soared and vigilantism was present. An incident occurred with Dick Rowland, an African American shoe shiner, and Sara Page, a white elevator operator. Reports claim Rowland stepped on Page’s foot and she let out a scream. The newspaper reported Rowland attempted to rape Page. Rowland was arrested and white vigilantes demanded the sheriff to hand over Rowland for lynching. An armed group of African American men went to the courthouse to aid in protecting Rowland from the mob. The group was turned away and a shot was fired between the white and African American groups, which ignited a riot. While buildings in Tulsa were burned, a major effort by whites focused mainly on the Greenwood District which was burned to the ground and many were shot. Over 30 people were killed and many were injured in the riots. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1940 · Roosevelt County Museum Opens

Age 20

Six years after Eastern New Mexico University opened, the Roosevelt County Museum opened on the campus. The museum exhibits artifacts going back to the time of the early settlers and the Native Americans. It portrays the customs, folklore, technology, and more.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Heilmann .

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

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Story Highlight

Daniel Matthew Hileman

My father Daniel was seriously injured in WW II. I remember my father said he overheard nurses say he would not make it through the night. My father did recover but had a scar all the way down from hi …

Sources (3)

  • Daniel M Hileman in household of Robert D Hileman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Daniel Mathew Heliman, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"
  • Daniel Mathew Hileman, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"

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