Evelyn Henning

Brief Life History of Evelyn

When Evelyn Henning was born on 5 May 1880, in Winona, Winona, Minnesota, United States, her father, Herman B Henning, was 23 and her mother, Louise P Kerkow, was 21. She married Charles Earl Obert on 17 August 1903, in Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Monroe Township, Lyon, Minnesota, United States in 1885 and Tracy, Lyon, Minnesota, United States for about 5 years. She died on 14 June 1938, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 58.

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Charles Earl Obert
Evelyn Henning
Marriage: 17 August 1903
Herman Silas Donald Dewitt Obert
Donald B Obert
Dorothy E Obert
John Earl Obert
Lorna Annette Obert
Mary Louise Obert

Sources (14)

  • Eveline Hanning in household of H Hanning, "United States Census, 1880"
  • E Hening, "Minnesota Births and Christenings, 1840-1980"
  • Evelyn C Henning, "Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949"

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1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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

German and Danish: from a pet form of the personal name Hans or Heinrich . This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Johannes (see John ) or Hendrick (see Henry ).

English: perhaps from an unrecorded Middle English personal name Henning, possibly a pet form of Old English Hēahnōth (from hēah ‘high, noble’ + nōth ‘daring’) by means of a short form Henn(a) + the hypocoristic suffix -ing.

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

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