Jo Henderson

16 August 1915–27 February 1989 (Age 73)
Texas, United States

The Life of Jo

When Jo Henderson was born on 16 August 1915, in Texas, United States, her father, Henry Edgar Henderson, was 27 and her mother, Jessie Helen Bennett, was 26. She married James Weldon Cypert on 16 September 1933, in Crosby, Texas, United States. She lived in Justice Precinct 4, Anderson, Texas, United States in 1920 and Commissioner's Precinct 1, Dickens, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 27 February 1989, in Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in McAdoo, Dickens, Texas, United States.

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James Weldon Cypert
Jo Henderson
Marriage: 16 September 1933

Spouse and Children

16 September 1933
Crosby, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Irene Henderson


    Mary Lois Henderson




    Helen Bennett Henderson


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 14

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 20

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Josephine Henderson in household of Edgar Henderson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jo Henderson in household of Henry E Henderson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • J O Henderson in household of Henry E Henderson, "United States Census, 1930"

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