Rena Henn

8 July 1885–22 November 1918 (Age 33)
Boonville, Boon Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States

The Life of Rena

When Rena Henn was born on 8 July 1885, in Boonville, Boon Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States, her father, John Henry Henn, was 23 and her mother, Anna Engel, was 22. She lived in Campbell Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 November 1918, at the age of 33, and was buried in Elberfeld, Greer Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carl Joseph Young
1879–1960
Rena Henn
1885–1918

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Henry Henn

    Male1862–1926Male

    Anna Engel

    Female1862–1913Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1885–1918Female

    Louisa Henn

    Female1889–Female

    August Henn

    Male1892–Male

    Albert William Henn

    Male1895–1969Male

    Clara A Henn

    Female1896–1973Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 11

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands):1. from the Middle English personal name Henn(e), a short form of Henry . 2. from Middle English hen(e) ‘hen’ (Old English henn, related to hana ‘cock’), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a keeper or seller of poultry or as a nickname, perhaps for a fussy man. 3. Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Johannes ( see John ); or a variant of Hein . 4. German: variant of Henne 1 and 3.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rena Henn in household of John H Henn, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rena Henn in household of John H. Henn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rena Henn, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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