Charles Udney Henderson

9 October 1878–1954 (Age 75)
Ripon, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Charles Udney

When Charles Udney Henderson was born on 9 October 1878, in Ripon, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States, his father, William Henderson, was 55 and his mother, Mary Jane Underwood, was 43. He died in 1954, in Ripon, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Ripon, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States.

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William Henderson
Mary Jane Underwood
Catherine Henderson
Agnes M. Henderson
Mary Ester Henderson
Victoria Henderson
Jessie Henderson
William Ernest Henderson
Franklin Henderson
Alexander Henderson
Gertrude Henderson
Charles Udney Henderson

Parents and Siblings



    Catherine Henderson


    Agnes M. Henderson


    Mary Ester Henderson


    Victoria Henderson


    Jessie Henderson


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 5

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

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.

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 (3)

  • Charles Henderson in household of Frank Henderson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles Henderson in household of Frank Henderson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles Henderson in household of Jennie Henderson, "United States Census, 1940"

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