William Otha Henderson

22 October 1878–22 May 1946 (Age 67)
Huntersville, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States

The Life of William Otha

William Otha Henderson was born on 22 October 1878, in Huntersville, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States. He married Essie Nantz on 31 May 1906, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Columbus, Polk, North Carolina, United States in 1880 and Township 15, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States for about 5 years. He died on 22 May 1946, in Huntersville, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Huntersville Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Huntersville, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States.

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William Otha Henderson
Essie Nantz
Marriage: 31 May 1906
William Franklin Henderson Sr.
James Otho Henderson
John Monroe Henderson
Everette Morris Henderson
Kathleen Henderson
Sarah Grace Henderson
Robert Otis Henderson

Spouse and Children

31 May 1906
North Carolina, United States


    William Franklin Henderson Sr.



    John Monroe Henderson



    Kathleen Henderson


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 18

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.

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)

  • Otho Henderson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Otho W Henderson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • W O Henderson, "United States Census, 1920"

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