Henry W Rallens

Brief Life History of Henry W

When Henry W Rallens was born on 12 September 1874, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Samuel Rallens, was 32 and his mother, Mary Ball, was 29. He married Rebecca A Weatherly on 22 September 1909, in Hamilton, Nebraska, United States. He lived in Hamilton, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Prairie Island, Merrick, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. He died on 28 October 1957, at the age of 83, and was buried in Hordville, Hamilton, Nebraska, United States.

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Henry W Rallens
1874–1957
Rebecca A Weatherly
1870–1935
Marriage: 22 September 1909

Sources (9)

  • Henry W Ralling, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry W Rollins, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • Henry William Rallens, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Pierre, Remi.

Flemish: metronymic from the female personal name Calle, a short form of Katelijne, an equivalent of Catherine . This surname is also found in France (Nord) and Wallonia.

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

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