Roy Henderson

Brief Life History of Roy

When Roy Henderson was born on 17 April 1890, in Sheridan Township, Huron, Michigan, United States, his father, John Harvey Henderson, was 32 and his mother, Mary Abigail Wharam, was 24. He married Ardelle Marsden on 1 June 1922, in Ubly, Huron, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Chandler Township, Huron, Michigan, United States in 1930. He died on 17 January 1938, in Croswell, Sanilac, Michigan, United States, at the age of 47.

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Roy Henderson
Ardelle Marsden
Marriage: 1 June 1922
Roy Henderson
Robert Henderson
Iva M. Henderson

Sources (12)

  • Roy Henderson in household of John H Henderson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Roy Henderson, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Roy Henderson, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: usually from Middle English and Older Scots Hener(i)son ‘Henry's son’, occasionally from Middle English Hendeson ‘son of Hen’, a pet form of Henry , both with an intrusive -d-. Compare Hendrie . In Scotland Henderson was sometimes substituted for McKendrick .

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

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