William C Henton

1824–1908 (Age 83)
Hillsboro, Highland, Ohio, United States

The Life of William C

When William C Henton was born on 13 December 1824, in Hillsboro, Highland, Ohio, United States, his father, William Henton, was 38 and his mother, Sally Richards, was 34. He married Eve Adelia Homan in Hendricks, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Center Township, Hendricks, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Sigourney Township, Keokuk, Iowa, United States in 1860. He died in 1908, in Sigourney, Keokuk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

William C Henton
1824–1908
Eve Adelia Homan
1828–1908
Marriage:
Milton Henton
1853–1853
Alice Henton
1854–1894
Olive Henton
1856–1923

Spouse & Children

  • Male1824–1908Male

  • Eve Adelia Homan

    Female1828–1908Female

MARRIAGE
Hendricks, Indiana, United States
children

(3)

  • Milton Henton

    Male1853–1853Male

  • Alice Henton

    Female1854–1894Female

  • Olive Henton

    Female1856–1923Female

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 1

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
1846

Age 22

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place so called, probably either the one in Oxfordshire, which is named from Old English hēan, the weak dative case of hēah ‘high’ (originally used after a preposition and article), + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’, or the one in Somerset, which is from Old English henn ‘hen’ (perhaps a byname) + tūn. The surname, however, is now most common in Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire, and could be a variant of Hinton .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William Henton in household of William Henton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • W C Henton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Henton, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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