William McKenzie Hessenflow

3 April 1829–5 May 1909 (Age 80)
Indiana, United States

The Life of William McKenzie

When William McKenzie Hessenflow was born on 3 April 1829, in Indiana, United States, his father, Joseph Hessenflow, was 49 and his mother, Elizabeth Essley, was 37. He married Eliza Jane Crawford on 25 May 1850, in Van Buren, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Cream Ridge, Livingston, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Fishing River Township, Clay, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 5 May 1909, in Excelsior Springs, Clay, Missouri, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Salem Christian Union Church Cemetery, Excelsior Springs, Clay, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

William McKenzie Hessenflow
Eliza Jane Crawford
Marriage: 25 May 1850
Mary A. Hessenflow
Samuel J. Hessenflow
Louis Frank Hessenflow
Norris Vinyard Hessenflow
Lovisa Jane Hessenflow
Samantha Lou Ellen Hessenflow
Samantha S. Hessenflow
Albert Hessenflow
Minnie Viola Hessenflow

Spouse and Children

25 May 1850
Van Buren, Iowa, United States


    Mary A. Hessenflow


    Samuel J. Hessenflow


    Louis Frank Hessenflow


    Norris Vinyard Hessenflow


    Lovisa Jane Hessenflow


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1831 · Dedication of Jackson County

Age 2

In August 1831, Latter-day Saint Sidney Rigdon dedicated Jackson County, Missouri, for the gathering place of Zion.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 22

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

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Sources (3)

  • William W Hesenflow, "United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890"
  • W M Hessenflow, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wm Hessenflow, "United States Census, 1860"

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