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
1829–1909
Eliza Jane Crawford
1833–1909
Marriage: 25 May 1850
Mary A. Hessenflow
1851–1883
Samuel J. Hessenflow
1853–1939
Louis Frank Hessenflow
1856–1923
Norris Vinyard Hessenflow
1858–1938
Lovisa Jane Hessenflow
1861–1941
Samantha Lou Ellen Hessenflow
1863–1957
Samantha S. Hessenflow
1865–
Albert Hessenflow
1865–1937
Minnie Viola Hessenflow
1871–1963

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 May 1850
Van Buren, Iowa, United States
children

(9)

    Mary A. Hessenflow

    Female1851–1883Female

    Samuel J. Hessenflow

    Male1853–1939Male

    Louis Frank Hessenflow

    Male1856–1923Male

    Norris Vinyard Hessenflow

    Male1858–1938Male

    Lovisa Jane Hessenflow

    Female1861–1941Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

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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