Vera Hendry

15 November 1893–5 July 1898 (Age 4)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Vera

When Vera Hendry was born on 15 November 1893, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, James Hendry, was 32 and her mother, Mary Telitha Free, was 32. She died on 5 July 1898, in Forest Dale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 4, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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James Hendry
Mary Telitha Free
Foster Hendry
Vera Hendry
Allen John Hendry
Litha Ruth Hendry
Stella Marion Anderton
Sanford James Hendry

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World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 3

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, Dutch, and French: variant of Henry 1. In Scotland this surname is common in the Ayr and Fife districts; in northern Ireland it is usually from the Scottish variant Hendrie, though some examples of the name were originally as at Henry 3.

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

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  • Vera Hendry, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Vera Hendry, "Utah Deaths and Burials, 1888-1946"
  • Vera Hendry, "Utah Deaths and Burials, 1888-1946"

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