Wilder Henderson

16 December 1890–23 June 1902 (Age 11)
Woodbine, Harrison, Iowa, United States

The Life of Wilder

When Wilder Henderson was born on 16 December 1890, in Woodbine, Harrison, Iowa, United States, his father, Oliver P. Henderson, was 34 and his mother, Ruth Mathis, was 34. He lived in Pueblo, Colorado, United States in 1900. He died on 23 June 1902, in Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States, at the age of 11, and was buried in Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States.

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Oliver P. Henderson
Ruth Mathis
James P. Henderson
James Perry Henderson
Ruth Ann Henderson
Anna Henderson
Wilder Henderson
Marvin Henderson

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World Events (4)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 10

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic from Hendry, a chiefly Scottish variant of the personal name Henry 1. Some Scottish families with this name have ancestors whose name was Henryson.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Wilder Henderson in household of Oliver Henderson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Wilder E Henderson, "Find A Grave Index"

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