Henrietta Will

26 October 1890–22 November 1977 (Age 87)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Henrietta

When Henrietta Will was born on 26 October 1890, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Christian Charles Will, was 44 and her mother, Katherine Kuebler, was 37. She married William John Paul Schoeffler on 8 June 1915. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States for about 30 years. She died on 22 November 1977, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

William John Paul Schoeffler
Henrietta Will
Marriage: 8 June 1915
Carolyn Schoeffler

Spouse and Children

8 June 1915


Parents and Siblings

    Christian Charles Will


    Katherine Kuebler




World Events (8)

1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 2

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 23

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: from the medieval personal name Will, a short form of William , or from some other medieval personal names with this first element, for example Wilbert or Willard .2 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or stream, Middle English wille (from wiell(a), West Saxon form of Old English well(a) ‘spring’). The surname is found predominantly in the south and southwestern parts of the country.3 German: from a short form of any of the various Germanic personal names beginning with wil ‘will’, ‘desire’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henrietta Will in household of Christian C Will, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Henriette Will in household of Christian Will, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henrietta W Schoeffler, "United States Census, 1940"

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