Individual Record 1592

Name}   Henderson, Howard Lee Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:    Date} Fam  6 Aug 1901 Place}     , Jewel, Kansas
Marr.1: Date} Cal 1925/1926 Place}     ,     , Kansas     (Link)
Marr.2: Date} Exa  4 Jul 1937  C Place} Pocahontas, Pocahontas, Iowa     (Link)
Death:  Date} Exa Feb 1993 Place} Shelbina, Shelby, Missouri
Burial:  Date} Cir Feb 1993 Place} Emden Memorial Gardens, Emden, Shelby, Missouri
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 394 = Letter
Source 2} 396 = Geog history
Source 3} 1666=1910 USA cen
Source 4} 1178=1915 KS cen
Source 5} 1667=1920 USA cen
Source 6} 1668=1930 USA cen
Source 7} 1669=Marriage rec
Source 8} 1670=1940 USA cen
Source 9} 549 = S.S. record
Source 10}1614=Cemetery rec
Source 11} 
Source 12} 
Parents: } William P. Henderson & Clara Sanders
   Relationship No.} None
1st Household No.} None
      Occupation 1} Houseman
       Occupation 2}  
Spouses:   Prime} Smith, Velna Violet
                              Mitschele, Alma H.
 Total Number of} 2
Notes:  Howard Lee Henderson was born 6 Aug 1901 in Jewel County, Kansas.  His parents were William P. Henderson and Clara Sanders.  In the 1910 U.S. census, his family was living in Garfield Twp., Smith, Kansas.  It included his father, W. P. Henderson, 42, a farmer, who owned the farm with a mortage, and his mother, Clara Henderson, 37, who had had seven children, all then living.  His parents had been married 18 years and were both born in Iowa.  The children had all been born in Kansas, and included Robert, 16, Lily, 15, Arthur, 13, Walter, 10, Howard, 8, Earl, 6, and Everett, 1.

In the 1915 Kansas State census, the family was renting a house in Alton, Osborne, Kansas.  The family included his parents, W.P. Henderson, 47, laborer, and Clara Henderson, 42.  The children at home were Lillie, 20, Arthur, 18, laborer, Walter, 16, laborer, Howard, 13, in school, Earl, 11, in school, and Everett, 6, in school.

In the 1920 U.S. census, the family was renting in Downs City, Osborne, Kansas.  William P. Henderson, 50, was now a widow, and was a drayman for the city.  The only children at home were Howard, 17, Earle, 16, and Everett, 11, all in school.

Howard married Velna Violet Smith about 1925 or 1926, probably in Kansas.  In November 1926, when her mother died, the couple was living in Quenemo, Osage, Kansas.  In the 1930 U.S. census, the couple was living at 502 Indiana St., Holton City, Jackson, Kansas.  Howard was a wire chief for the telephone company.  His father Will P. Henderson, 62, was living with them.  There were no children, and the marriage ended in divorce before 1937.

Marriage Certificate, Howard L. Henderson, Alma H. Mitschele Howard married Alma H. Mitschele on 4 Jul 1937 in Pocahontas, Pocahontas, Iowa.  At the time he was 37 years, a baker, and a resident of St. Louis, Missouri.  His bride, born in Butler County, Missouri, to Andrew Mitschele and Frances Miller, was 30 years and a resident of Chicago, Illinois.  They were married by D.M. Simpson, minister of the M.E. Church.

In the 1940 U.S. census, Howard, 38, and Alma, 32, were living at 5809 Brookbend Lane in Mission Hills, Mission Twp., Johnson, Kansas.  They were living in the residence of James C. and Margaret Shepard, as houseman and house maid.  They both had four years of high school, and had both earned $420. in 1939.

Alma died 30 Apr 1990, and Howard died 16 Feb 1993.  Their last residence being Shelbina, Shelby, Missouri.  They are buried in Emden Memorial Gardens, Emden, Shelby. Missouri.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}    
Confirm. Date}   Photos} None
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} High school, 4 yrs or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                      for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 17 Oct 2014
Date Created}  23 Aug 1993
Copyright © 2014 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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