William Hendershott

1879–1929 (Age 49)
Parma, Monroe, New York

The Life of William

When William Hendershott was born on 28 July 1879, his father, James O Hendershott, was 24 and his mother, Clara "Carrie" Pier, was 19. He married Nora J. Lewis about 1896. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Parma, Monroe, New York, United States in 1925. He died on 23 March 1929, at the age of 49, and was buried in Parma, Monroe, New York, United States.

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William Hendershott
Nora J. Lewis
Marriage: about 1896
Jacob Hendershot
William Hendershot
Edith Mae Hendershott

Spouse & Children

about 1896


  • Jacob Hendershot


  • William Hendershot


  • Female1900–1984Female

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 17

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

Of German origin: see Hendershot .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William Hendershot in household of James Hendershot, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Hendershott, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Hendershot, "United States Census, 1910"

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