John L. Henning

27 September 1905–26 January 1996 (Age 90)
Hampshire, Kane, Illinois, United States

The Life of John L.

When John L. Henning was born on 27 September 1905, in Hampshire, Kane, Illinois, United States, his father, Frank Henning, was 39 and his mother, Alice Kahle, was 25. He died on 26 January 1996, in Huntley, McHenry, Illinois, United States, at the age of 90.

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Frank Henning
Alice Kahle
Arthur Henning
John L. Henning
John William Hennings
Alfred Lewis Henning
Franz C. Henning
Ralph Friedrich Henning
Robert W Henning
Frances Elfrieda Henning
Ella Louise Henning

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 5

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 North German, Dutch, and Danish: from a pet form of Hans or Heinrich .2 English: in part the German, Dutch, or Danish name (see 1), but possibly in some cases a variant of Scottish Hanning .3 Norwegian: habitational name from a farm in Trøndelag. The first element is of uncertain origin, possibly from hein ‘whetstone’; the second element is from Old Norse vin ‘meadow’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Henmarg in household of Frank Henmarg, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Hennig in household of Frank Hennig, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Louise Henning in entry for Robert W Henning, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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