John Hecht married Anna Hoffman

~Married: December 8, 1884, at Sioux City, Iowa


John Hecht came to America from Luxemberg as a young man.  He married Anna Hoffman of Merrill on December 8, 1884, at Sioux City, Iowa.  They settled on a farm in Johnson township, which later was farmed by their grandson, Lawrence Hecht.

John Hecht was killed in a car-train accident in June, 1911.  Five children born to John and Anna were:  Mary, who resided in Merrill; Ann (deceased); Peter (deceased in 1948); Theodore (deceased in 1962); Theodore, who married Mary Wiltgen of LeMars, Iowa, on January 14, 1920, and they have one son, Harold of Merrill; Dennis married Violet Anderson of Merrill on February 8, 1934, and they have four children.

~Source:  Merrill Centennial 1872-1972, page 84



Children of John & Anna Hecht:

Mary (never married) 1886-1975 Her Obituary
Anna, b. 8 Feb 1888; d. 5 Sep 1892
Peter J., 1889-1948
Theodore, 1891-1962 His Obituary
Dennis, 1894-1995 His Obituary



John Hecht
b. 22 Jan 1847
d. 8 Jun 1911

His Obituary


Anna (Hoffman) Hecht
b. 20 May 1851
d. 18 Jul 1945

Her Obituary



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