William Miles Henson

Male11 September 1880–13 April 1951

Brief Life History of William Miles

When William Miles Henson was born on 11 September 1880, in Bollinger, Missouri, United States, his father, Alferd Boyd Henson, was 26 and his mother, Seralda Jane Killian, was 28. He married Margaret Catherine Huffman on 15 December 1907, in Fredericktown, Madison, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. He lived in Buckhorn, Madison, Missouri, United States in 1940 and Marquand Township, Madison, Missouri, United States in 1950. He died on 13 April 1951, in Madison, Missouri, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Buckhorn, Madison, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Miles Henson
1880–1951
Margaret Catherine Huffman
1887–1981
Marriage: 15 December 1907
Gladys May Henson
1908–1998
Stella Henson
1910–1998
Freeda Irene Henson
1912–1912
Letha Marie Henson
1914–2006
Ruby Henson
1917–2011
Jewell Dene Henson
1917–2011
Raymond Medford Henson
1921–1998
Beulah A. Henson
1927–2013

Sources (20)

  • William M Huffman, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Wm M Henson, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • William Miles Henson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 December 1907Fredericktown, Madison, Missouri, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 1

    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.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 2

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 20

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    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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