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August Hettinger

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Baden, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death: May 25, 1939 (72)
Wyoming, United States
Place of Burial: Johnson County, Wyoming, United States
Immediate Family:

Husband of Jessie Hettinger and Rosa Hettinger
Father of Frederick A. Hettinger

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About August Hettinger

  • Company H of the 8th Infantry who was, in December 1890, assigned to a light artillery unit that came to the field of Wounded Knee the day after the killing
  • wrote of the Indian War experiences and was published in serialized form (see project on the 8th Infantry and the associated discussion)
  • findagrave
  • soldier, forest ranger
  • Home in 1910: Big Horn National Forest Reserve, Johnson, Wyoming (Lower Clear Creek Precinct)
  • remained near his one-time post, Ft. McKinney (near modern Buffalo WY) part of the site now being a military retirement complex as of 1903 see also photo
  • Adopted his 2nd wife's nephew, Frederick, who is buried with Rosa and August in the same Buffalo WY cemetery
  • a campsite in the Big Horn area seems to be named after this Hettinger family
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August Hettinger's Timeline

1867
January 1867
Baden, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

per 1900 census of Wyoming> Johnson >Precinct 02 District 0031

1914
February 19, 1914
New York

Frederick's WWII draft reg. states that Rosa was his aunt

1939
May 25, 1939
Age 72
Wyoming, United States

===burial===
in Johnson County WY ( http://www.johnsoncountywyoming.org/docs/Cemetery/Cemetery_Director... )
#HETTINGER AUGUST 58 4 8 1939
#HETTINGER FREDRICK A. 58 4 10 1979
#HETTINGER ROSA 58 4 9 1963

1939
Age 72
Willow Grove cemetery, Johnson County, Wyoming, United States