George Thurman Henson

4 August 1888–27 September 1962 (Age 74)
Bollinger, Missouri, United States

The Life of George Thurman

When George Thurman Henson was born on 4 August 1888, in Bollinger, Missouri, United States, his father, Alfred 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 in 1930. 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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George Thurman Henson
Mattie Octavia Senter
Marriage: 1 August 1913
Clyde T Henson
Melna Evelyn Henson
Warren H Henson

Spouse and Children

1 August 1913
Madison, Missouri, United States


    Clyde T Henson



    Warren H Henson


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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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 16

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
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

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 (3)

  • Georg H Henson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George T Henson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George H Henson in household of A B Henson, "United States Census, 1910"

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