Harlan Alger Henderson

Brief Life History of Harlan Alger

When Harlan Alger Henderson was born on 6 April 1901, in Michigan, United States, his father, Charles Wilson Henderson Jr., was 24 and his mother, Mary Jane Hazelton, was 21. He married Pauline Zimmerman in July 1933. He lived in Detroit Ward 22, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940 and Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1987. He died on 15 October 1987, in Farmington Hills, Oakland, Michigan, United States, at the age of 86.

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Harlan Alger Henderson
Pauline Zimmerman
Marriage: July 1933

Sources (8)

  • Harlan Henderson in household of Charles Henderson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harlen A Henderson, "Michigan Death Index, 1971-1996"
  • Harlon in entry for Mr Kenneth Henderson, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"

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Name Meaning

English and Scottish: usually from Middle English and Older Scots Hener(i)son ‘Henry's son’, occasionally from Middle English Hendeson ‘son of Hen’, a pet form of Henry , both with an intrusive -d-. Compare Hendrie . In Scotland Henderson was sometimes substituted for McKendrick .

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

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