Marion Azriah Henson

11 May 1874–21 July 1963 (Age 89)
Patton, Bollinger, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Marion Azriah

When Marion Azriah Henson was born on 11 May 1874, in Patton, Bollinger, Missouri, United States, his father, Alfred Boyd Henson, was 20 and his mother, Seralda Jane Killian, was 22. He married Minnie Alen Griffin on 15 April 1906, in Madison, Missouri, United States. He died on 21 July 1963, in Fredericktown, Madison, Missouri, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Marquand, Madison, Missouri, United States.

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Marion Azriah Henson
Minnie Alen Griffin
Marriage: 15 April 1906

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 1
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act
Age 1
During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 24
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the personal name Henn(e), a short form of Henry 1, Hayne ( see Hain 2), or Hendy .2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAmhsaigh ( see Hampson 2).

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

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Sources (8)

  • Marion Henson in household of Alford B Henson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Marian Henson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Marion A Henson, "United States Census, 1920"

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