Bessie I Henderson

3 March 1904–4 February 1989 (Age 84)
Jewell, Kansas, United States

The Life of Bessie I

When Bessie I Henderson was born on 3 March 1904, in Jewell, Kansas, United States, her father, Dewitt Clinton Henderson, was 54 and her mother, Rhoda Elizabeth Iona Clark, was 40. She married Anthony Alexander Rodgers on 25 November 1922, in San Joaquin, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in French Camp, San Joaquin, California, United States in 1920 and Castoria Judicial Township, San Joaquin, California, United States in 1940. She died on 4 February 1989, in San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in San Joaquin Catholic Cemetery, Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anthony Alexander Rodgers
1899–1979
Bessie I Henderson
1904–1989
Marriage: 25 November 1922
Irma Isabelle Rodgers
1928–1993

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 November 1922
San Joaquin, California, United States
children

(1)

    Irma Isabelle Rodgers

    Female1928–1993Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Charles Milton Henderson

    Male1882–1882Male

    John Henderson

    Male1883–1883Male

    Mary Ellen Henderson

    Female1884–1959Female

    Female1886–1978Female

    Alice Elizabeth or Allie Sanders Henderson

    Female1887–1963Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 2

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1927

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Bessie Rodgers in household of Anthony A Rodgers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bessie T Henderson in household of Dewitt C Henderson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bessie I Henderson in household of Clinton D Henderson, "United States Census, 1910"

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