George Amaziah Henson

15 May 1849–14 March 1911 (Age 61)
Deanshanger, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George Amaziah

When George Amaziah Henson was born on 15 May 1849, in Deanshanger, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Henson, was 43 and his mother, Hetty Lancaster, was 39. He married Pauline Sussanah Watkins on 30 January 1877. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Passenham, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 14 March 1911, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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George Amaziah Henson
Pauline Sussanah Watkins
Marriage: 30 January 1877
Lydia Hetty Henson
Cora Henson
George Lionel Henson
James Amaziah Henson
Ethel Henson
George William Henson
Marintha Henson
Jemima Magnes Henson
LuAnnie Henson
Sarah Verona Henson
Fern Paulina Henson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 January 1877
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 5
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 17
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the Middle English personal names Hen, Hend(e), or Hendy (pet forms of Henry or Hendry ) + son. Compare Henderson . Hendy may also have been derived from Middle English hendy ‘courteous’, used as a personal name (see Hendy ).English: perhaps sometimes a variant of Hainson, a patronymic meaning ‘son of Hayne’; see Hain 2.English: in Devon, where patronymics in -son rarely originated, perhaps a variant of Hingston .

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

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    George Amaziah Henson - Personal History

    George Amaziah Henson 1851-1911 George Amaziah Henson was born the 15 May 1851 in Deanshanger, Northamptonshire, England. He was the son of James and Hetty Lancaster Henson and was the seventh chi …

    Sources (28)

    • Geroge Hanson in household of John Biggs, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Geo A Henson, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
    • Geo. R. Henson in entry for Paulina Henson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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