Dulcena Matilda McHenry

Brief Life History of Dulcena Matilda

When Dulcena Matilda McHenry was born on 26 November 1895, in Carter, Missouri, United States, her father, Russell Howard Mchenry, was 37 and her mother, Kate Isadell Runyan, was 36. She married Ray Ingram Coates on 25 November 1916, in Navarro, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Kerens, Navarro, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 3, Navarro, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 6 April 1986, in Sunland, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Kerens, Navarro, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ray Ingram Coates
1893–1927
Dulcena Matilda McHenry
1895–1986
Marriage: 25 November 1916
Dulcinia Theresa Coates
1917–2009
Gypsy Glo Coates
1919–
Howard Burton Coates
1920–1964
Donovan Robert Coates
1922–2008

Sources (26)

  • Daleena Mccliney in household of James C Mccliney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Dulcema M McHenry - Government record: birth-name: Dulcema M McHenry
  • Dulcena Mchenry, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Irish (especially Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Éinrí, a patronymic from a Gaelic form of the personal name Henry . Compare McKendrick .

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

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