Charles Orestis Henderson

4 July 1885–
McDonald Co., Mo.

The Life of Charles Orestis

When Charles Orestis Henderson was born on 4 July 1885, his father, Lafayette Alexander Henderson, was 29 and his mother, Nancy Jane Love, was 19. He married Jessie Agnes Widdows on 29 November 1910. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Mead, Weld, Colorado, United States in 1920 and Fort Collins, Larimer, Colorado, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Charles Orestis Henderson
Jessie Agnes Widdows
Marriage: 29 November 1910
Grace Henderson
Peggy Jean Hammerbacker

Spouse and Children

29 November 1910


    Grace Henderson


    Peggy Jean Hammerbacker


Parents and Siblings

    Lafayette Alexander Henderson





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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 1

Historical Boundaries - 1886: Weld, Colorado, United States
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 31

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Chas O Henderson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles O Henderson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles O Henderson, "United States Census, 1930"

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