Elmer Henson

March 1872–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elmer

When Elmer Henson was born in March 1872, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Virgil Henson, was 17 and his mother, Euphemia Eastman, was 23. He lived in Waverly, Barton, Barton, Tioga, New York, United States in 1900.

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Virgil Henson
Euphemia Eastman
Elmer Henson
Nellie Martha Henson
Almon Richard Henson
Clara Sharlet Henson

Parents and Siblings


    Euphemia Eastman






    Almon Richard Henson


    Clara Sharlet Henson


World Events (3)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 5

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 45

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the personal name Henn(e), a short form of Henry 1, Hayne ( see Hain 2), or Hendy .2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAmhsaigh ( see Hampson 2).

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

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  • Elmer Henson in household of Versal D Henson, "United States Census, 1900"

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