Henry Gibson Strong

1887–1974 (Age 86)
Texas, United States

The Life of Henry Gibson

When Henry Gibson Strong was born in June 1887, in Texas, United States, his father, Nelson Gibson Strong, was 49 and his mother, Susan Althena Ezell, was 33. He married Maxine Jessica McCormick on 5 March 1924, in Artesia, Eddy, New Mexico, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Mason, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 7, McCulloch, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 March 1974, in Brady, McCulloch, Texas, United States, at the age of 86.

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Henry Gibson Strong
Maxine Jessica McCormick
Marriage: 5 March 1924
Arnie N Strong
Edna S Strong
Mary L Strong

Spouse and Children

5 March 1924
Artesia, Eddy, New Mexico, United States


    Arnie N Strong


    Edna S Strong


    Mary L Strong


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 7

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 23

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English strong, strang ‘strong’, generally a nickname for a strong man but perhaps sometimes applied ironically to a weakling.2 French: translation of Trahand, a metonymic occupational name for a silkworker who drew out the thread from the cocoons ( see Trahan ).3 Translation of Ashkenazic Jewish Stark .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Strong in household of Nelson C Strong, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry G Strong, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry G Strong, "United States Census, 1940"

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