Littleton Henson

1818–1886 (Age 68)
Sumner, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Littleton

When Littleton Henson was born in 1818, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States, his father, Josiah Joseph Henson Sr., was 33 and his mother, Frances Hyde, was 32. He had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with Amanda Cain. He lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Arcadia, Iron, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died in 1886, in Iron, Missouri, United States, at the age of 68.

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Littleton Henson
Amanda Cain
Andrew Marion Henson
Mary E Henson
Jane Henson
Josephine Henson
Josiah Silas "Cy" Henson
Frank Robert Henson
Caroline Henson

Spouse and Children



    Andrew Marion Henson


    Mary E Henson


    Jane Henson


    Josephine Henson



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+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Age 3

Missouri is the 24th state
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 18

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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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Sources (2)

  • Littleton Henson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Littleton Henson, "United States Census, 1880"

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