Henry R. Ainsworth

6 March 1863–16 January 1955 (Age 91)
Willshire, Willshire Township, Van Wert, Ohio, United States

The Life of Henry R.

When Henry R. Ainsworth was born on 6 March 1863, in Willshire, Willshire Township, Van Wert, Ohio, United States, his father, James Ainsworth, was 43 and his mother, Jane Trimble, was 23. He had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Etta I. Sheets. He lived in Harrison Township, Van Wert, Ohio, United States for about 50 years and Middlebury, Harrison Township, Van Wert, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 16 January 1955, in Pleasant Township, Van Wert, Ohio, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Woodland Union Cemetery, Pleasant Township, Van Wert, Ohio, United States.

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Henry R. Ainsworth
Etta I. Sheets
Homer Clyde Ainsworth
Gertie Floretta Tope Ainsworth
Dewey Lester Ainsworth
Basil Orman Ainsworth
Owen Ward Ainsworth

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Parents and Siblings

    James Ainsworth


    Jane Trimble




World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 2

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 27

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Manchester named Ainsworth, from the Old English personal name Ægen + Old English worþ ‘enclosure’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Henry R Ainsworth in household of Jane Ainsworth, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry Ainsworth in household of James Ainsworth, "United States Census, 1870"
  • H R Ainsworth, "United States Census, 1940"

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