Clyde Oliver Hendershot

6 April 1897–25 August 1972 (Age 75)
Taylor, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Clyde Oliver

When Clyde Oliver Hendershot was born on 6 April 1897, in Taylor, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Alonzo Hendershot, was 37 and his mother, Anna Madeline CAROLINE Enderline, was 34. He married Ella Weller Vaughn on 1 February 1917. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 25 August 1972, in Lovelton, North Branch Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Harding, Exeter Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clyde Oliver Hendershot
Ella Weller Vaughn
Marriage: 1 February 1917
Madeline E. Hendershot
Orson Claude Hendershot
Doris Marion Hendershot
Wayne Floyd Hendershot
Geraldine Joann Hendershot

Spouse and Children

1 February 1917


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 8

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Age 20

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Hinderschied, a habitational name from an unidentified place (probably in the Middle Rhine area).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Clyde Oliver Hendershot, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Clyde Henderson in household of Elanzo Henderson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clyde O Hendesshot in household of Alonz Hendesshot, "United States Census, 1900"

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