Clinton Walter Henning

7 July 1868–28 April 1953 (Age 84)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Clinton Walter

When Clinton Walter Henning was born on 7 July 1868, in Ohio, United States, his father, Rev George Washington Henning, was 38 and his mother, Maria Louisa Longshore, was 29. He married Luella Morris on 22 December 1892, in Columbiana, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Elkrun Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States for about 20 years and Elkton, Elkrun Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 28 April 1953, at the age of 84.

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Clinton Walter Henning
Luella Morris
Marriage: 22 December 1892
Norman Morris Henning

Spouse and Children

22 December 1892
Columbiana, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Susan Clarella Henning


    Anna Luella Henning



    Thomas Allen Henning


    Albert Franklin Henning


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 28

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

1 North German, Dutch, and Danish: from a pet form of Hans or Heinrich .2 English: in part the German, Dutch, or Danish name (see 1), but possibly in some cases a variant of Scottish Hanning .3 Norwegian: habitational name from a farm in Trøndelag. The first element is of uncertain origin, possibly from hein ‘whetstone’; the second element is from Old Norse vin ‘meadow’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter Henning in household of George Henning, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Clinton W Henningh in household of George Henningh, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Walter C Henning, "United States Census, 1940"

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