Jessie Lee Henson Jr

Maleabout 1930–9 September 1989

Brief Life History of Jessie Lee

When Jessie Lee Henson Jr was born about 1930, in Illinois, United States, his father, Jesse Lee Henson Sr, was 31 and his mother, Jennie Marguerite Meldrum, was 25. He lived in St. Clair, Missouri, United States in 1930 and East Saint Louis Township, St. Clair, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 9 September 1989, in Waynesboro, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Lee Henson Sr
Jennie Marguerite Meldrum
Anna Elzada Henson
Mary Henson
Jessie Lee Henson Jr
Willadean Henson
Jennie Henson
David Arthur Henson
James A. Henson

Sources (10)

  • Jessie Henson in household of Jessie L Henson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jesse Lee Henson Jr, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Jessie Henson in household of Jessie L Henson, "United States Census, 1940"

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

1932 · The Miners Union

Age 2

After a contract proposal reducing wages by $1.10 a day, employees of the United Mine Workers came together and created the Progressive Miners of America in southern Illinois. After discontent arose over the 67 years of operation, the union was dissolved.

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 17

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal names Hen, Hend(e), or Hendy (pet forms of Henry or Hendry ) + son. Compare Henderson . Hendy may also have been derived from Middle English hendy ‘courteous’, used as a personal name (see Hendy ).

English: perhaps sometimes a variant of Hainson, a patronymic meaning ‘son of Hayne’; see Hain 2.

English: in Devon, where patronymics in -son rarely originated, perhaps a variant of Hingston .

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

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