Evelyn Elizabeth Henderson

7 December 1891–24 September 1985 (Age 93)
Bush City, Anderson, Kansas, United States

The Life of Evelyn Elizabeth

When Evelyn Elizabeth Henderson was born on 7 December 1891, in Bush City, Anderson, Kansas, United States, her father, Samuel Dayton Henderson, was 36 and her mother, Mary Catherine Anspaugh, was 35. She married Louis T. Heider on 22 October 1919, in Linn, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Rich Township, Anderson, Kansas, United States in 1920 and Lone Elm Township, Anderson, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 24 September 1985, at the age of 93, and was buried in Kincaid Cemetery, Kincaid, Anderson, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Louis T. Heider
Evelyn Elizabeth Henderson
Marriage: 22 October 1919
Catherine Wilson
Veva Ardeth Heider

Spouse and Children

22 October 1919
Linn, Kansas, United States


    Catherine Wilson


    Veva Ardeth Heider


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Dayton Henderson


    Mary Catherine Anspaugh




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic from Hendry, a chiefly Scottish variant of the personal name Henry 1. Some Scottish families with this name have ancestors whose name was Henryson.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Evelyn Heider in household of Louis Heider, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Evelyn Heider in household of Louis T Heider, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Evelin Heider in household of Louis F Heider, "Kansas State Census, 1925"

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