John Edward Hirn

John Edward Hirn

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 30 Jan 1974 (aged 78)
East Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Burial East Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Plot Veteran's Section 2, Lot 6
Memorial ID 135843796 · View Source
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Place of birth-254 Ralph St
Brooklyn, NY-residence

Baptism-July 28, 1895
St Aloysius Roman Catholic Church
382 Onderdonk Av
Ridgewood, NY 11385
John and Rosa Hirn-sponsors

Parents- George Hirn-1861-1925-born in Paimar Baden, Germany
Margaretha Amend Hirn-1865-1914-born in Werbach Baden, Germany

Paternal grandparents-Anthony Hirn-deceased
Eva Maria Schott Hirn-deceased

Maternal grandparents-Francis(Franz) Charles Amend-deceased
Julianna Braun-deceased

Siblings-Julia R Hirn Suessle-1889-1945
Frances(Mimi)Hirn Aberson Hirn-1890-1974
George Benedict Hirn-1901-1958

Spouse- Olga C Didriksen-1897-1980

Marriage Date- 16 Feb 1919-by clergyman Allen L Beu?
8626 114th St
Richmond Hill
Queens County, NY

Witnesses- George B Hirn- groom's brother
Andrew Didriksen-bride's father or brother

Occupation at time of marriage- chemist

Child-John Edward Hirn, Jr-1922


Great grandchildren-1

Nieces- Janet Elizabeth Hirn Chambers-1924-2003
Irene M Hirn Spokes- 1926-2012
Marion J Aberson Dickel-deceased
Ruth Suessle Anderson-deceased

Nephews-George Suessle
Robert Suessle

Military- Army WW1-May8,1916 enlisted-assigned to CO F 23 Inf NYNG
May 11, 1917 honorably discharged for
dependent family;
Oct 4, 1918- reenlisted in Brooklyn, NY-
Assigned to chemical warfare service Boston, MA
to Nov 14, 1918-then to gas defense
division Astoria, LI,NY.
Jan 21, 1919-honorably discharged

Military-Army WW11-1942-registered in Hartford, CT

Place of death-4 Wind Rd
E Hartford, CT-his residence

Informant-Olga C Didriksen Hirn-wife

Occupation at time of death-Sales Rep for National Aniline and Chemical Co

Funeral-2 Feb 1974 at 11AM
Newkirk and Whitney Funeral Home
318 Burnside Av

Burial date-2 Feb 1974

John was a resident of E Hartford for 51 years.He retired in 1960 from his position as a sales rep for Allied Chemical Co of NY for 50 years.He was a member of Burnside United Methodist Church and its Men's Club.He was a member of the Brown Landers Ratti Post 77 American Legion of E Hartford,a former member of the E Hartford Fire Commission, E Hartford Republican Town Committee,AARP of Manchester, Senior citizens of E Hartford and a former councilman of E Hartford.

Cause of death- CVA and Cerebral Arteriosclerosis Hypertension

John was my maternal grand uncle.

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  • Created by: Janet Chambers Worley
  • Added: 13 Sep 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 135843796
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Edward Hirn (14 Jul 1895–30 Jan 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 135843796, citing Hillside Cemetery, East Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Janet Chambers Worley (contributor 48238363) .