When Ernest Byron Henderson was born on 29 July 1905, in Norman, Minnesota, United States, his father, Joseph Henderson, was 31 and his mother, Josephine Anthonita Scheie, was 27. He lived in Halstad, Norman, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 December 1993, in Norman, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 88.
English and Scottish: usually from Middle English and Older Scots Hener(i)son ‘Henry's son’, occasionally from Middle English Hendeson ‘son of Hen’, a pet form of Henry , both with an intrusive -d-. Compare Hendrie . In Scotland Henderson was sometimes substituted for McKendrick .