Harold William Henderson

5 December 1919–21 March 2003 (Age 83)
Bismarck, St. Francois, Missouri, United States

The Life of Harold William

When Harold William Henderson was born on 5 December 1919, in Bismarck, St. Francois, Missouri, United States, his father, George Washington Henderson, was 36 and his mother, Kitty Robinson McCoy, was 35. He married Betty Bell Taylor on 28 August 1938, in Flat River, St. Francois, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Iron Township, St. Francois, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Bonne Terre, St. Francois, Missouri, United States in 1935. He registered for military service in 1944. In 1969, at the age of 49, his occupation is listed as deacon of united methodist church, missouri east annual conference in Fayette, Howard, Missouri, United States. He died on 21 March 2003, in Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Bismarck, St. Francois, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harold William Henderson
Betty Bell Taylor
Marriage: 28 August 1938
Alan Henderson
Harold William (Bill) Henderson II

Spouse and Children

28 August 1938
Flat River, St. Francois, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Henderson


    Kitty Robinson McCoy




World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 3

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Harold W Henderson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harold W Henderson in household of George W Henderson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harold Henderson in household of Eugene Boyer, "United States Census, 1930"

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