George Thurman Henson

Male4 August 1888–27 September 1962

Brief Life History of George Thurman

When George Thurman Henson was born on 4 August 1888, in Bollinger, Missouri, United States, his father, Alferd Boyd Henson, was 34 and his mother, Seralda Jane Killian, was 36. He married Mattie Octavia Senter on 1 August 1913, in Madison, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Johnson Township, Carter, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Van Buren, Carter, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. He died on 27 September 1962, in Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Masonic And Van Buren Cemetery, Van Buren, Carter, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Thurman Henson
1888–1962
Mattie Octavia Senter
1891–1973
Marriage: 1 August 1913
Clyde T Henson
1915–
Evelyn Mae Henson
1916–2004
Warren H Henson
1921–1936

Sources (11)

  • George T Henson, "United States 1950 Census"
  • George Thurman Henson, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • George Thurman Henson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 August 1913Madison, Missouri, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 2

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1890 · Woman's Suffrage

    Age 2

    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 20

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the Middle English personal names Hen, Hend(e), or Hendy (pet forms of Henry or Hendry ) + son. Compare Henderson . Hendy may also have been derived from Middle English hendy ‘courteous’, used as a personal name (see Hendy ).

    English: perhaps sometimes a variant of Hainson, a patronymic meaning ‘son of Hayne’; see Hain 2.

    English: in Devon, where patronymics in -son rarely originated, perhaps a variant of Hingston .

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

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