Herbert Harold Henry

7 April 1904–October 1973 (Age 69)
Morris Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Herbert Harold

When Herbert Harold Henry was born on 7 April 1904, in Morris Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Everett Henry, was 29 and his mother, Anna Louise Rush, was 29. He married Esther Marion Pollard on 13 August 1932, in Snohomish, Washington, United States. He lived in Everett, Snohomish, Washington, United States in 1920 and McMinnville, Yamhill, Oregon, United States in 1930. He died in October 1973, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in SeaTac, King, Washington, United States.

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Herbert Harold Henry
Esther Marion Pollard
Marriage: 13 August 1932

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13 August 1932
Snohomish, Washington, United States

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World Events (8)

1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 1

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements haim, heim ‘home’ + rīc ‘power’, ‘ruler’, introduced to England by the Normans in the form Henri. During the Middle Ages this name became enormously popular in England and was borne by eight kings. Continental forms of the personal name were equally popular throughout Europe (German Heinrich, French Henri, Italian Enrico and Arrigo, Czech Jindřich, etc.). As an American family name, the English form Henry has absorbed patronymics and many other derivatives of this ancient name in continental European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .) In the period in which the majority of English surnames were formed, a common English vernacular form of the name was Harry, hence the surnames Harris (southern) and Harrison (northern). Official documents of the period normally used the Latinized form Henricus. In medieval times, English Henry absorbed an originally distinct Old English personal name that had hagan ‘hawthorn’. Compare Hain 2 as its first element, and there has also been confusion with Amery.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hInnéirghe ‘descendant of Innéirghe’, a byname based on éirghe ‘arising’.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Éinrí or Mac Einri, patronymics from the personal names Éinrí, Einri, Irish forms of Henry. It is also found as a variant of McEnery .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Herbert H Henry in household of Willie E Henry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Herbert H Henry in household of Willie E Henry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Herbert H Henry in household of Willie E Henry, "United States Census, 1910"

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