Walter Ernst Henzi Sr.

4 December 1881–4 December 1936 (Age 55)
Hochwald, Solothurn, Switzerland

The Life of Walter Ernst

When Walter Ernst Henzi Sr. was born on 4 December 1881, in Hochwald, Solothurn, Switzerland, his father, Joseph Henzi, was 26 and his mother, Maria Bertha Schäfer, was 25. He married Pauline about 1910, in Switzerland. He died on 4 December 1936, in Castle Dale, Emery, Utah, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Castle Dale, Emery, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Ernst Henzi Sr.
Mary Emily Harris
Marriage: 17 November 1917
Mary Emily Henzi
Lucile Bertha Henzi
Walter Ernst Henzi Jr.

Spouse and Children

17 November 1917
Wilmette, New Trier Township, Cook, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

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.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 15

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

North German and Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Heinrich (Dutch Hendrik) or from a variant of Hans .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter E Henzie, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Walter E Henzie, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Walter E Henzie, "United States Census, 1930"

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