Harriet Belle Henderson

8 December 1901–8 June 1970 (Age 68)
Osceola, Penn Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States

The Life of Harriet Belle

When Harriet Belle Henderson was born on 8 December 1901, in Osceola, Penn Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, her father, William Roscoe Henderson, was 19 and her mother, Edith Shaum, was 21. She married Vernie Anders on 27 January 1917, in Elkhart, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, United States for about 5 years and Baugo Township, Elkhart, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 8 June 1970, in Osceola, Penn Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Osceola, Penn Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Vernie Anders
Harriet Belle Henderson
Marriage: 27 January 1917
Edith Lucille Anders

Spouse and Children

27 January 1917
Elkhart, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Roscoe Henderson


    Edith Shaum




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 5

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Age 19

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Harriet Lewis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harriet B Stewart in household of Loyal D Stewart, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harriett Henderson in household of William R Henderson, "United States Census, 1920"

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