George Edgar Henderson

12 June 1897–11 May 1972 (Age 74)
York Township, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of George Edgar

When George Edgar Henderson was born on 12 June 1897, in York Township, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States, his father, Horace Greeley Henderson, was 36 and his mother, Agnes McDonald, was 31. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Mary Ester Ayewsk. He lived in York, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States in 1910 and Chetek, Barron, Wisconsin, United States in 1930. He died on 11 May 1972, in Fort Myers, Lee, Florida, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Chetek, Barron, Wisconsin, United States.

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George Edgar Henderson
Mary Ester Ayewsk
Ruby Joy Henderson
Donald George Henderson
Marian Betty Henderson

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 1
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War
Age 1
Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
Age 20
U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: usually from Middle English and Older Scots Hener(i)son ‘Henry's son’, occasionally from Middle English Hendeson ‘son of Hen’, a pet form of Henry , both with an intrusive -d-. Compare Hendrie . In Scotland Henderson was sometimes substituted for McKendrick .

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

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Sources (7)

  • Geo Henderson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Edgar Henderson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • George E Henderson in household of Horace G Henderson, "United States Census, 1910"

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