Joseph Richard Henderson

Brief Life History of Joseph Richard

When Joseph Richard Henderson was born on 19 November 1878, in Kansas, United States, his father, Fountain Gillespie Henderson, was 28 and his mother, Angerona Scott Hargis, was 26. He lived in Harrison Township, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States in 1880. He died on 2 December 1899, at the age of 21, and was buried in Hewins, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States.

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Fountain Gillespie Henderson
Angerona Scott Hargis
Sarah Jane Henderson
Rosetta Frances Henderson
John William Henderson
Joseph Richard Henderson
Myrtle May Henderson
Isiah B. Henderson
Tona Bell Henderson

Sources (3)

  • Joseph R Henderson in household of Fountain Henderson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Joseph Richard Henderson - Individual or family possessions: birth:
  • Richard Henderson, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (6)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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.

1881 · Kansas Prohibits Alcoholic Beverages

Kansas became the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment which prohibited all alcoholic beverages on February 19, 1881.


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Name Meaning

English and Scottish: usually from Middle English and Older Scots Hener(i)son ‘Henry's son’, occasionally from Middle English Hendeson ‘son of Hen’, a pet form of Henry , both with an intrusive -d-. Compare Hendrie . In Scotland Henderson was sometimes substituted for McKendrick .

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

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