George Washington Herndon

18 April 1863–22 January 1947 (Age 83)
Daviess, Missouri, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Herndon was born on 18 April 1863, in Daviess, Missouri, United States, his father, Joseph Hiram Herndon, was 33 and his mother, Caroline Verden Brannock, was 31. He married Emma Florence Wood about 1889, in Daviess, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Union Township, Daviess, Missouri, United States for about 4 years and Election Precinct 14, Kit Carson, Colorado, United States in 1920. He died on 22 January 1947, in Harwood, Vernon, Missouri, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Dederick, Vernon, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Herndon
1863–1947
Emma Florence Wood
1864–1947
Marriage: about 1889
Harley Webster Herndon
1890–1967
Clarence Elmer Herndon
1891–1907
Lydia Myrtle Herndon
1894–1991
William Woody Herndon
1897–1915
Homer Lewis Herndon
1899–1973
Ora Lester Herndon
1902–1970
Walter Lee Herndon
1904–1987

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1889
Daviess, Missouri, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1829–1919Male

    Caroline Verden Brannock

    Female1831–1896Female

siblings

(10)

    Female1854–1920Female

    Mary F. Herndon

    Female1856–1931Female

    Nancy Elizabeth Herndon

    Female1857–1924Female

    Laura Caroline Herndon

    Female1859–1928Female

    John Henry Herndon

    Male1861–Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1865

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · Slavery Abolished

Age 2

On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.
1886

Age 23

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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

Sources (3)

  • George Herndon in household of Joseph H Herndon, "Missouri State and Territorial Census Records, 1732-1933"
  • George W Herndon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George W Herndon, "United States Census, 1930"

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