Leslie Washington Henderson

25 September 1898–23 July 1954 (Age 55)
Quincy, Hickory, Missouri, United States

The Life of Leslie Washington

When Leslie Washington Henderson was born on 25 September 1898, in Quincy, Hickory, Missouri, United States, his father, George Washington Henderson, was 22 and his mother, Melissa Emmaline Breshears, was 19. He married Atsey Ellen Miller on 15 June 1918, in Benton, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Smithton, Pettis, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Smithton Township, Pettis, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 23 July 1954, in Fulton, Callaway, Missouri, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Avery Cemetery, Wheatland, Hickory, Missouri, United States.

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Leslie Washington Henderson
Bertha Shull
Marriage: 16 June 1926
Mary Margaret Henderson
Virginia Henderson

Spouse and Children

16 June 1926
Ray, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 6

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 15

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic from Hendry, a chiefly Scottish variant of the personal name Henry 1. Some Scottish families with this name have ancestors whose name was Henryson.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leslie W Henderson in household of George W Henderson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Leslie W Henderson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leslie Henderson, "United States Census, 1940"

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