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Jed Benson HEFFRON

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  • Name Jed Benson HEFFRON 
    Born 8 Jul 1917  Ellis County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Social Security No. 445-01-8089 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name Jed Benson "Jake" HEFFRON 
    Died 13 Feb 1990  Enid, Garfield County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Memorial Park Cemetery, Enid, Garfield County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Source: Ford, Hannibal C., Ford Family Geneology [sic], Great Neck, NY: 1950, p. 4-227.

      (2) Jed B. HEFFRON is listed in a household headed by his father, Jed L. HEFFRON, in the 1920 census of Parkman Township, Ellis County, OK.

      Jed B. is listed in the 1920 census as a person who was then 2-6/12 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1917. According to the 1920 census, he was born in OK, his father was born in KS, and his mother was born in TX.

      (3) U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 [database online], Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005:

      Name: Jed B Heffron
      Birth Year: 1917
      Race: White, citizen (White)
      Nativity State or Country: Oklahoma
      State: Oklahoma
      County or City: Major [County]
      Enlistment Date: 15 Jul 1942
      Enlistment State: Oklahoma
      Enlistment City: Oklahoma City
      Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
      Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
      Grade: Private
      Grade Code: Private
      Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
      Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
      Source: Civil Life
      Education: 1 year of high school
      Marital Status: Married
      Height: 68
      Weight: 164

      (4) New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 [database online], Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006:

      Name: Jed B Heffron
      Arrival Date: 21 Aug 1945
      Ship Name: Queen Mary
      Search Ship Database: Search the Queen Mary in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
      Port of Arrival: New York, New York
      Line: 9
      Microfilm Serial: T715
      Microfilm Roll: T715_6994
      Page Number: 401
      [Note by compiler: The passenger list contains the information set forth below.]
      Passenger List Btry A 118th F A Bn
      List Number: 65
      Name: HEFFRON, JED B.
      Grade or Rank: Pfc
      ASR: 54
      ASN: 38149573
      Arm or Service: FA
      IDS: 844

      (5) Obituary, Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK, February 15, 1990, p. A-8:

      JED "JAKE" HEFFRON

      The funeral for Jed B. "Jake" Heffron, 72, who died Tuesday [February 13, 1990] Enid Memorial Hospital after a long illness, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Henninger-Allen Funeral Home. The Rev. T. Arnold Davis will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. He was born July 8, 1917, in Parkman to Joseph and Lydia Heffron and was raised in that area. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict. In 1945, he and Alys A. Barkley were married. They lived in Enid. She died in 1972. He later married Linda Vinton. She died in 1977.

      He was employed at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma City, for a few years and then at Vance Air Force Base for 26 years. After 30 years of service, he retired from Civil Service. He also was active as a coach in Little League and a leader in Boy Scouts and was a member of the Moose Lodge and the VFW.

      Surviving are three daughters, Catherine Sipe of Odessa, Texas, Goldie Welty of Enid and Janice Gambill of Tulsa; five sons, Jaybee of Enid, Ray of Fort Worth, Texas, Tom of Oklahoma City, Mike of Midwest City and Don Cash of Santa Fe, N.M.; two sisters, Phyllis Hamen of Cleo Springs and Opel Jaco of Fairview; one brother, Alvin of Brookings, Ore.; 20 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one daughter and two brothers. Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Garfield County Hospice.

      (6) Social Security Death Index:

      Name: Jed B. Heffron
      SSN: 445-01-8089
      Last Residence: 73701 Enid, Garfield, Oklahoma, United States of America
      Born: 8 Jul 1917
      Died: 13 Feb 1990
      State (Year) SSN issued: Oklahoma (Before 1951)
    Person ID I861  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2017 

    Father Joseph Leroy HEFFRON,   b. 10 Nov 1889, Winfield, Cowley County, KS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Lydia M. BOWMAN,   b. 10 Mar 1889,   d. Mar 1974  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Stillwater, Payne County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8385  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Alys Amelia BARKLEY,   b. 8 Jul 1915, Garfield County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1972, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 7 Oct 1945 
    Children 
     1. Tommy Gene HEFFRON,   b. 15 May 1949, Enid, Garfield County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 2008, Oklahoma County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [natural]
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Goldia R. QUILLIN,   b. 11 Apr 1937, Tulare County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 2009  (Age 72 years)  [Foster]
     5. Living
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2017 13:03:58 
    Family ID F1082  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Linda M. VINSON,   b. 10 May 1929, Reydon, Roger Mills County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1977, Enid, Garfield County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 21 Sep 1973  Benton, Saline County, AR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2017 13:03:58 
    Family ID F8440  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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