George Lafayette Henson

14 August 1908–5 November 1961 (Age 53)
Priddy, Mills, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of George Lafayette

When George Lafayette Henson was born on 14 August 1908, in Priddy, Mills, Texas, United States, his father, Hezekiah McPherson Henson, was 31 and his mother, Mary Susannah "Susie" Lewis, was 25. He had at least 1 son with Betty Josephine Leppert. He lived in Justice Precinct 8, Medina, Texas, United States in 1910 and Newburg, Comanche, Texas, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 5 November 1961, in Tom Green, Texas, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Newburg, Comanche, Texas, United States.

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George Lafayette Henson
Betty Josephine Leppert
George Richard Henson

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed
Age 1
Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York
Age 6
Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 15
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal names Hen, Hend(e), or Hendy (pet forms of Henry or Hendry ) + son. Compare Henderson . Hendy may also have been derived from Middle English hendy ‘courteous’, used as a personal name (see Hendy ).English: perhaps sometimes a variant of Hainson, a patronymic meaning ‘son of Hayne’; see Hain 2.English: in Devon, where patronymics in -son rarely originated, perhaps a variant of Hingston .

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

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Sources (8)

  • George Henson in household of H M Henson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Lafayette Henson, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • George L Henson in household of Hezakih M Henson, "United States Census, 1920"

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