Margie Penelope Hensley

6 February 1900–5 August 1986 (Age 86)
Fresno, California, United States

The Life of Margie Penelope

When Margie Penelope Hensley was born on 6 February 1900, in Fresno, California, United States, her father, John Dudley Hensley, was 23 and her mother, Katherine Josephine Smith, was 16. She married Leonard Dewett Venable on 29 September 1917, in Fresno, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Judicial Township 4, Madera, California, United States in 1900 and San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States in 1930. She died on 5 August 1986, in North Fork, Madera, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in North Fork, Madera, California, United States.

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Leonard Dewett Venable
Margie Penelope Hensley
Marriage: 29 September 1917
Frances Marjory Venable

Spouse and Children

29 September 1917
Fresno, California, United States


    Frances Marjory Venable


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 6

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English:1. probably a habitational name from either of two places in Devon: Hensley in East Worlington, which is named with the Old English personal name Hēahmund + Old English lēah ‘(woodland) clearing’, or Hensleigh in Tiverton, which is named from Old English hengest ‘stallion’ (or the Old English personal name Hengest) + lēah. 2. possibly also a variant of Hemsley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margie Hensley in household of John D Hensley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Marjorie P Juzix in household of Theodore H Juzix, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marjory Hensley, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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