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Henson Genealogy & History

Henson is an English name meaning son of Henn, a Middle English pet name for Henry. Alternate derivations could be son of Henne (Middle High German for hen) or of Hans, Hens, or Hein, pet names for Johannes and Heinrich; the surname Hanson is an alternate variation. Henson family history started in Yorkshire, where they had a feudal manor in ancient times, but also could be in Henne in Sussex, where the Henn family had a feudal manor. American Henson genealogy includes the first Henson in Virginia in 1656 as well as puppeteer Jim Henson (1936-1990) and North Pole explorer Matthew Henson (1866-1955).


Henson Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Wayne Henson-- --, 1909August ,1983UT
B Arline Henson-- --, 1915October ,1982CT
Cairl Henson-- --, 1895July ,1982KY
D Paul Henson-- --, 1916October 10,1990MO

Henson Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Maxine Henson-- --, 1921July ,1983Portage,IN
F Harold Henson-- --, 1917August 3,1988Ridgway,IL
Gabie Henson-- --, 1916October ,1975Easton,PA
H Barbara Henson-- --, 1919June 30,2008Lancaster,NH

Henson Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
David HensonCarmaletta LocklearAugust 5,2000Wake, NC
James HensonBobbie SorrellJanuary 18,1954Wake, NC
Lester HensonBetty TurnerApril 23,1955Wake, NC
Robert HensonGearline PerryJune 14,1963Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Henson

638th: Weeks639th: Flowers
640th: Gillespie641st: Buckley
642nd: Roach643rd: Solomon
644th: Frost645th: Kemp
646th: Leblanc647th: McConnell

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