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No:  819
Street:   Lexington
Name:  null
Family:  Welch
Historic Plaque:  null
Owner Info:  Y
Built:   1947/8
Sec  22
Sub  Sibley's 2nd BL 10
Lot:  24-27
Architect:  null
Cont/Build:  Walter Gingrich

Description:  
#Owners:  3
Original Use:  Residential
Current Use:  Residential

CHANGES - As Built:  null
Add To:  Y
Sub From:  null
Replace:  null


Owners:

Current Owner: Michael J. Welch Date Fr: 2003 Date To: 
Original: Gordon W. & Ruth Hickenlooper Date Fr: 1947 Date To: 2001
1: Joanne Kennedy (for rehab) Date Fr 1: 2001 Date To 1: 2003
2:  Date Fr 2:  Date To 2: 
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5:  Date Fr 5:  Date To 5: 
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9:  Date Fr 9:  Date To 9: 
10:  Date Fr 10:  Date To 10: 1975


Stories

Story 1   After Ruth's 1st husband died, she married Non Hickenlooper and they had this house built for them. There is a very large evergreen tree in the back yard. The story goes that this was their Christmas tree the first year they were in their new home.
Story 2   Relative (brother?), Smith Hickenlooper, died at 94 years of age in September 2008. According to his obituary (in the TPHS archives) in the Cincinnati Enquirer, Tuesday, September 30, he was an industrial engineer who ushered Procter & Gamble into the digital age. He led the development and installation of P&G's first computer system in the late 1950s.
Story 3   Gordon W. Hickenlooper was born 7 March 1917 and died 11 February 2001, aged 83 years. Ruth O. (H rather than O in SSI) Hickenlooper was born 19 August 1921 and died 23 January 2001, aged 79 years. They are both buried in St. Thomas Church Columbarium, section 3, Niche 84, Busby-Schaefer Funeral Home. Gordon and Smith Hickenlooper were grandsons of Civil War General Andrew Hickenlooper. (see family info in the St. Thomas Church Archives)


Directories:

1951/3 Map: Hickenlooper

1959-2001 Directories: Gordon & Ruth Hickenlooper

2002-03 Direct: -----

2004-12 Directories: Michael & Lisa Welch

2015 Directory: Welch, Michael and Lisa

2017 Directory: Welch, Michael and Lisa