15. Stephen3 Heckman (Joseph F2, Joseph1) was born in Pocono Twp, Monroe Co, PA January 20, 1853. Stephen died June 8, 1936 at 83 years of age. Buried at the Stroudsburg Cemetery, Stroudsburg, Monroe Co, PA
He married Emma Elizabeth Heckman in Phillipsburg, PA, November 22, 1886. Emma was born in Pocono Twp, Monroe Co, PA March 14, 1865. Emma was the daughter of William Henry Heckman and Rebecca Jane Sliker. Emma died March 4, 1939 at 73 years of age. Buried at the Stroudsburg Cemetery, Stroudsburg, Monroe Co, PA In the 1870 census Jackson Corners, Pocono Twp Monroe Co PA page 123B, Stephen (age 17) is living in the household of George Wass. Right next door is his uncle William Heckman.
Emma was a cousin.
In the 1900 census Pocono Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania page 139, has a wife and 2 children but is not ledgable. Wife looks like Emma. and looks like married for 11? years
From the "Beers Book", Stephen Heckman was born January 20, 1854 in Pocono Township, where he was reared and educated. At the age of eighteen he commenced work at the tannery at Tannersville, PA and later was similarly employed at Great Bend, Susquehanna Co, continuing to follow that occupation for thirteen years. Returning to his native township in 1884, he purchased his present farm and store and here he has since successfully engaged in business as previously stated, giving his personal attention to his various undertakings. In politics he is a pronounced Democrat, but has never cared for the honors or emoluments of public office. For five years he has been a member of the Odd Fellows Society of Tannersville, and both he and his wife hold membership in the Lutheran Church.
Stephen Heckman and Emma Elizabeth Heckman had the following children:
32 i. Walter D4 Heckman(2175) was born April 29, 1888. Walter died July 24, 1972 in Stroudsburg, Monroe Co, PA, at 84 years of age. He married Sarah A Heller. Sarah was born 1898. Sarah died 1987 at 89 years of age. Buried at the Stroudsburg Cemetery, Stroudsburg, Monroe Co, PA Veteran of the Army during World War I, enlisted Sep 19, 1917 and was released Feb 4, 1919.
33 ii. Clinton Leroy Heckman(2176) was born June 29, 1891. Clinton died 1942 at 51 years of age.(2177)
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