Mattie Harrell

14 June 1905–13 February 1986 (Age 80)
Texas, United States

The Life of Mattie

When Mattie Harrell was born on 14 June 1905, in Texas, United States, her father, George Samuel Harrell, was 30 and her mother, Ada Taylor, was 24. She married Charles Clifford Henson on 7 November 1920, in Wichita, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Gray, Texas, United States in 1910 and Commissioner's Precinct 2, Clay, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 13 February 1986, in Denver City, Yoakum, Texas, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Charles Clifford Henson
Mattie Harrell
Marriage: 7 November 1920
Lorraine V Henson
Marie Henson
Clifford C Henson
Fred Jack Henson

Spouse and Children

7 November 1920
Wichita, Texas, United States


    Lorraine V Henson


    Marie Henson


    Clifford C Henson


    Fred Jack Henson


Parents and Siblings

    George Samuel Harrell


    Ada Taylor




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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.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 9

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Harold .2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEarghail ‘descendant of Earghal’, a personal name with the same etymology as Fearghal ( see Farrell ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mattie Henson in household of Charlie C Henson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mattie Harrell in household of George S Harrell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mattie Herald in entry for Freddie Jack Henson, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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