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Logan County Pioneers:

Charles E. Heckman, Fleming
 

Charles cash-claimed a quarter in 25, 8N 49W in 1891.


ONE POSSIBLE

In 1900 Red Willow County, Nebraska, Charles Heckman is farming, mborn April 1874 in Illinois - married two years to Blanch A. Feb 1871 Missouri - so he would have been too young to claim land legally.

McCook, Nebraska 1901 - Lebanon items "Charles Heckman arrived home, last week, from his missouri visit. Miss Ora Blackburn, a sister-in-law, accompanied him home on a visit."

Charles, a traveling grocery salesman, and Blanch are in Gage County, Nebraska in 1910, McCook 1907 " Laundry G. C. HECKMAN Prop -Dry and Steam Cleaning and Pressing"


1922 Gallatin, Daviess County, Missouri "Daniel Blackburn was born in Indiana, Feb. 2, 1846. He enlisted in the Civil War, after which he came to Daviess County. He later went to California, where he made his home for some time, returning to Daviess County in 1877, where he purchased land. He now owns 450 acres of land in Union Township and 80 acres in Monroe Township.
Daniel Blackburn and wife were the parents of seven children, as follows: Blanch, the wife of Chas. Heckman, Denver, Colo.; D. A., the subject of this sketch; Ora, the wife of George A. Jones, Julesburg, Colo.; Cora, the wife of John L. Lewis, a farmer living near Gallatin ; Mrs. Jones and Mrs. Lewis are twin sisters; Vergia, the wife of M. J. Lankford, Gallatin ; Lewis, residing in Union Township ; Alma, deceased. "

In 1930 Denver, Blanche is 59, widowed, living with uncle Farnk Holmes 9 born in Missouri.

In 1910 Daviess County, Missouri, George A. Jones 35, born in Canada, with Ora B. 32 born in Missouri, are farming. Corwin L. is 2, born in Missouri.
In 1920 G.A., "Ira" and Corwin are in Deuel County, Nebraska.

In 1930 Deuel County, George A. is 56, Ora B. 52, and Corwin L. 22.

In 1940 Julesburg, George is farming, 65, Ora B. 62, Corwin L. 32. Flora, mother, 91, widowed, born i Canada, is with them.

George A. Jones 1874-1961 is buried in Julesburg # 73529048.
So is Orra B. Jones 1877-1968 # 73529052.
Flora Jones born April 23, 1848 is on a stone in Gallatin, Missouri, # 11021773, with Daniel M. Jones

ANOTHER POSSIBLE

In 1880 Linn County, Kansas, J. F. Heckman is farming, 49, with Martha 46, Ina 14, Charles 11, Clarence 8, Maud 6, and daughter E. M. 1. Ina was born in Iowa, the younger kids were born in Kansas.

In 1885 Otoe County, Kansas, Jacob Heckman is farming 54, Martha 50, Ina 20, Chas 18, Clarence 15, Maude 10, and Anna 6.

1898 "MOUND CITY. KAS. Nov. 16 (Special.) It develops that Jacob Heckman, who died here a few days ago, did not commit suicide, as was at first reported. Death was due to natural causes."

February 27, 1920 Ottawa Kansas " Funeral services for Daniel A. Heckman were held yesterday at 10 a. m. in the Brethren church at Appanoose. They were conducted by Rev. W. B. Devilbiss, assisted by Elder Charles Shoemaker of Appanoose. Burial was in the cemetery adjoining. Death was caused by heart trouble. He was a son of the late C.T. Heckman and Mrs. Hannah Heckman of 947 South Locust street, this city. His death occurred at the home of his brother, James J. Heckman, Selma, Cal., Saturday, Feb. 21, aged 46 years, 2 months and 11 days. The body was received at the home of his brother, Charles Heckman, near Pomona, yesterday and from there taken to the church. The surviving relatives are the mother, Mrs. Hannah Heckman, Ottawa."

March 11, 1920 - Ottawa, Kansas "Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Heckman accompanied by the former's brother James J. Heckman and wife, of Selma, CaL, and Mrs. Heckman, of Ottawa, spent the day Tuesday with Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Heckman, near Michigan Valley."

ANOTHER POSSIBLE
Leadville, Colorado - August 26, 1903 "Charles Heckman was taken to the Sisters' hospital yesterday shortly after noon, suffering from a scalp wound and a broken rib. His injuries are not fatal. Heckman is a car inspector employed by the Denver & Rio Grande railroad. He was performing his duties in the yards near the Denver & Rio Grande depot yesterday when he was struck by a switch engine. The details of the accident are kept secret by the railroad men, and there is some doubt about the exact manner in which Heckman received his injuries. Heckman himself was suffering from a slight concussion of the brain and could not give a clear account of the acccident. He recovered sufficiently last right to talk, but could rot remember after he was struck. He said the iast thing he remembered was that he was walking down the track, carrying some tools, when a locomotive struck him. He remembered nothin more. Heckman's head was cut and bruised and one rib on the right side was broken. Heckman is about 55 years old and married. His residence is on Lafayette Street, Denver, and his wife and family are in that city."


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