Chester Earl McHenry

Male24 January 1886–29 July 1969

Brief Life History of Chester Earl

When Chester Earl McHenry was born on 24 January 1886, in Fairview, Marshall, West Virginia, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson McHenry, was 35 and his mother, Margaret Burch "Maggie" Williams, was 26. He married Nancy Elizabeth "Lizzie" Conley in 1911, in Wetzel, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Middlebourne, Tyler, West Virginia, United States in 1942 and Pine Grove, Doddridge, West Virginia, United States in 1969. He died on 29 July 1969, in New Martinsville, Wetzel, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Wetzel, West Virginia, United States.

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Chester Earl McHenry
Nancy Elizabeth "Lizzie" Conley
Marriage: 1911
Helen Lenora McHenry
Jessie Evelyn McHenry
Donald Okey McHenry
Edwin Lee McHenry
Leland Robert McHenry
Andrew David McHenry
Rosamand Eileen McHenry

Sources (23)

  • Chester E McHenry, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Chester Earl Mchenry, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"
  • C E Mchenry, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1911Wetzel, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 4

    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 4

    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 22

    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

    Irish (especially Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Éinrí, a patronymic from a Gaelic form of the personal name Henry . Compare McKendrick .

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

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