William Miles Henson

11 September 1880–13 April 1951 (Age 70)
Bollinger, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of William Miles

When William Miles Henson was born on 11 September 1880, in Bollinger, Missouri, United States, his father, Alfred 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 6 daughters. He lived in Central, Madison, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Buckhorn, Big Creek Township, Madison, Missouri Territory, United States in 1940. 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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William Miles Henson
Margaret Catherine Huffman
Marriage: 15 December 1907
Gladys May Henson
Stella Henson
Letha Marie Henson
Ruby Henson
Jewell Dene Henson
Raymond Medford Henson
Beulah A. Henson

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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

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 (12)

  • Will Henson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Will Henson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Will Henson, "United States Census, 1920"

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