William Henry Sedge

1889–1964 (Age 74)
Cleveland, Klickitat, Washington, United States

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Sedge was born on 3 June 1889, in Cleveland, Klickitat, Washington, United States, his father, Henry Sedge, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Eleanor Plumley, was 27. He married Minnie Jensen on 12 June 1915, in Yakima, Washington, United States. He lived in Naches, Yakima, Washington, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 41 East Naches, Yakima, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 2 April 1964, in Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States.

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William Henry Sedge
Minnie Jensen
Marriage: 12 June 1915

Spouse & Children

12 June 1915
Yakima, Washington, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Henry Sedge


  • Sarah Eleanor Plumley




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · African American Population in Roslyn

Age 1

In 1980, Roslyn was recognized on having the state's highest population of African Americans at 22%
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 20

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Wegga.

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

Sources (3)

  • Henry W Sedge, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry W Sedge, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wm Henry Sedge in household of Henry Sedge, "United States Census, 1910"

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