Lena Ivy Henderson

30 June 1904–24 December 1995 (Age 91)
Hamilton, Texas, United States

The Life of Lena Ivy

When Lena Ivy Henderson was born on 30 June 1904, in Hamilton, Texas, United States, her father, John Frank Henderson, was 25 and her mother, Eva Lee Neal, was 22. She married James Audra Gent on 22 March 1922, in Star, Mills, Texas, United States. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Mills, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 24 December 1995, in Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States, at the age of 91.

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James Audra Gent
Lena Ivy Henderson
Marriage: 22 March 1922

Spouse and Children

    James Audra Gent



22 March 1922
Star, Mills, Texas, United States

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World Events (8)

1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 1

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Lena Henderson in household of J * Henderson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lena L Henderson in household of John F Henderson, "United States Census, 1910"

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