George Whitfield Hennion

Brief Life History of George Whitfield

When George Whitfield Hennion was born about 1807, in Parsippany, Hanover Township, Morris, New Jersey, United States, his father, Johannis David Hennion, was 56 and his mother, Phebe Baldwin, was 37. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Maria Milledge. He lived in Newark Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years. He died on 22 July 1879, at the age of 73, and was buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Newark Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know George Whitfield? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

George Whitfield Hennion
Maria Milledge
Christn N Hannion
Harriet N. Hennion
Munson W. Hennion
Emma L. Henion
Anna M Hannion

Sources (5)

  • Geo W Henion, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George Whitfield Hennion, "Find A Grave Index"
  • George W Hennion, "United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934"

World Events (8)


Atlantic slave trade abolished.


On January 28, 1820, the New Jersey Legislature incorporated the City of Jersey from parts of the Bergen Township. The city would be reincorporated two more times (January 23, 1829 and February 22, 1838) before receiving its official name. Jersey City became part of the new Hudson County in February of 1840.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Welsh: from a hypercorrected form of the Welsh personal name Ennion, see Eynon .

Flemish and French (mainly Nord): from a pet form of the personal name Henri or Jehen (see Jean ).

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

Possible Related Names

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a FREE Account

Search for Another Deceased Ancestor

Share this with your family and friends.