ABOVE LEFT: Henry and Elizabeth (Ziegler) Hecht lived at 327 Morton Avenue, Dayton, Ohio, pictured here in an undated photo. This is the home that
Henry built with money borrowed from his father. ABOVE RIGHT: Elizabeth (Ziegler) Hecht sits in the yard alongside this same house.
ABOVE LEFT: Wedding photo of Charles Hecht, the eldest surviving son of Henry and Elizabeth Hecht, and his bride, Amalia Helen Lienesch.
They were married on September 4, 1895 at Holy Trinity Church in Dayton. ABOVE RIGHT: Charlesís sister Dora Hecht and Amaliaís brother Bernard were
attendants in the wedding. To see a photo that includes siblings Charles and Dora Hecht in their later years, click here.
ABOVE LEFT: Amaliaís father, Bernard Lienesch.
ABOVE RIGHT: Charles and Amaliaís two eldest children, Edward Bernard (1898-1964) [seated] and Eugene H. Hecht (1896-1912) [standing].
ABOVE, left to right: Amalia (Lienesch) Hecht; infant son Norman on her lap; older children Eugene, Arthur, Edward, and Dorothy;
and Charles J. Hecht. This photo likely was taken around 1907 at the familyís home on Haynes Street in Dayton. This photo, and the
wedding invitation pictured above, are courtesty of Jeff Hecht, great-grandson of Charles and Amalia Hecht.
ABOVE LEFT: Dorothy Gertrude Hecht (1903-1993), daughter of Amalia and Charles Hecht.
ABOVE RIGHT: Amalia (Lienesch) Hecht and her husband Charles J. Hecht, in a photo airbrushed with color by Dorothy.
ABOVE LEFT: Wedding photo of Edward Bernard Hecht, the eldest surviving child of Charles and Amalia (Lienesch) Hecht, and his bride, Clara Elizabeth Amann.
They were married at Emanuel Church in Dayton on Nov. 26, 1919. ABOVE RIGHT: Edward B. Hecht in uniform: He worked for the city of Dayton as a policeman.
ABOVE: Edward and Clara Hecht were blessed with twin boys,
Robert and Richard.
Photos on this page courtesy of Jeff and Nathan Hecht and their father, Richard J. Hecht.