Allen Leslie Honsinger

17 March 1878–18 March 1934 (Age 56)
Grayson, Texas, United States

The Life of Allen Leslie

When Allen Leslie Honsinger was born on 17 March 1878, in Grayson, Texas, United States, his father, Jacob Honssinger, was 45 and his mother, Virginia Ann Salmon, was 42. He married Clara Belle Shofner on 25 December 1906, in Wellington, Sumner, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Beggs, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Minidoka, Minidoka, Idaho, United States for about 10 years. He died on 18 March 1934, in American Falls, Power, Idaho, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Rupert, Minidoka, Idaho, United States.

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Allen Leslie Honsinger
Clara Belle Shofner
Marriage: 25 December 1906
Virginia Clarinda Honsinger
Leslie John Jacob Honsinger
Dorothy Belle Honsinger
Roy Honssinger
Earl Morris Honsinger
Gordon Honssinger
Louise Honsinger
Ellen Nadine Honsinger

Spouse and Children

25 December 1906
Wellington, Sumner, Kansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 3

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 16

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Huntzinger .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Allen L Honsinger in household of Thomas E Richardson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Allen Honssinger in household of J Honssinger, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Allen L Hansinger, "United States Census, 1920"

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