Wilfred Henry Henson

5 April 1885–1974 (Age 88)
New Zealand

The Life of Wilfred Henry

When Wilfred Henry Henson was born on 5 April 1885, in New Zealand, his father, John Henson, was 31 and his mother, Emma Ada Matthews, was 21. He married Mabel [William's Dau] Penny in 1912, in New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He died in 1974, in his hometown, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Wilfred Henry Henson
1885–1974
Mabel [William's Dau] Penny
1881–1937
Marriage: 1912
John William Henson
1913–1914
William John Henson
1913–1914
Hamilton Eric Henson
1915–2003
Keith Leroy Henson
1917–1992

Spouse and Children

    Male1885–1974Male

    Mabel [William's Dau] Penny

    Female1881–1937Female

MARRIAGE
1912
New Zealand
children

(4)

    John William Henson

    Male1913–1914Male

    William John Henson

    Male1913–1914Male

    Hamilton Eric Henson

    Male1915–2003Male

    Keith Leroy Henson

    Male1917–1992Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 2

Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.
1893

Age 8

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
1914

Age 29

Outbreak of World War I. New Zealand commits thousands of troops to the British war effort. They suffer heavy casualties in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey in 1915.

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: Wilfred Henry Henson - Government record: birth-name: Wilfred Henry Henson

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