Olen Arthur Henson

11 October 1908–19 January 1969 (Age 60)
Texas, United States

The Life of Olen Arthur

When Olen Arthur Henson was born on 11 October 1908, in Texas, United States, his father, Arthur Henson, was 32 and his mother, Ella Izora Cartwright, was 32. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Upshur, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 1, Upshur, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 19 January 1969, in Gilmer, Upshur, Texas, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Floyd Cemetery, Orange, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Henson
Ella Izora Cartwright
Pearl Henson
William Dewey Henson
Aaron Earl Henson
Ruth Elizabeth Henson
Dollie Henson
Olen Arthur Henson
Otis Cornelius Henson
James Paul Henson

Parents and Siblings

    Arthur Henson


    Ella Izora Cartwright




    Pearl Henson


    William Dewey Henson



    Ruth Elizabeth Henson


    Dollie Henson


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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 6

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 19

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

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the personal name Henn(e), a short form of Henry 1, Hayne ( see Hain 2), or Hendy .2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAmhsaigh ( see Hampson 2).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Oland Henson in household of Arthor Henson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Olen Henson in household of Arthur Henson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Olan A Henson in household of Arther Henson, "United States Census, 1910"

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