Henry Lafayette Durden

18 January 1892–16 October 1942 (Age 50)
Emanuel, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Henry Lafayette

When Henry Lafayette Durden was born on 18 January 1892, in Emanuel, Georgia, United States, his father, Angus Gillis Durden, was 35 and his mother, Dicey Herrington, was 35. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Vercie Bowen. He lived in District 395, Emanuel, Georgia, United States for about 40 years. He died on 16 October 1942, in Swainsboro, Emanuel, Georgia, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Mount Zion Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Norristown, Emanuel, Georgia, United States.

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Henry Lafayette Durden
Vercie Bowen
Mildred Elise Durden
Hubert Warren Durden
George Durden
Henry Lafayette Durden Jr.

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 4
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.
Age 6
Historical Boundaries: 1898: Emanuel, Georgia, United States
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 14
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.

Name Meaning

English:1. variant of Dearden . 2. nickname from Old French dur ‘hard’ + dent ‘tooth’.

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

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Sources (9)

  • Lafayette Durden, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Layfete H Durden, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lafayette Durden in household of Augus G Durden, "United States Census, 1910"

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