William Henkel

William Henkel (1859 - 1919)

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William Henkel
Born in New York, New York, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 15 May 1880 in New Yorkmap
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Died in New York, New York, United Statesmap
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Biography

William was born December 14, 1859 in New York and died March 29, 1919.[1]

According to his obituary he was buried at the Lutheran Cemetery

Find A Grave #182970686 [2]

William was married about 1880 to Sofia Faller.[3]

William was listed with his parents (parents, Henry & Sophie, brother Henry Jr. and sister Eliza) in the 1870 Census,[4] and with his own family in the 1900 Census[5] the 1905 Census[6], and the 1910 Census [7]

Research Notes

A GOOGLE SEARCH OF WILLIAM HENKEL WILL BRING UP ALL SORTS OF INTERESTING INFORMATION. SUCH AS:

Story about Bat Masterson working for the Marshal's office under William Henkel, Marshal. When the Old West Met the Southern District[8]

He litigated quite a few court cases even going before the Supreme Court. Pretty impressive for a man who went to work in his teens to support his widowed mother (according to family history)

GEORGE W. BEAVERS, . v. WILLIAM HENKEL, United States Marshal in and for the Southern District of New York. 194 U.S. 73 (24 S.Ct. 605, 48 L.Ed. 882)

GEORGE W. BEAVERS, Appt. v. WILLIAM HENKEL, United States Marshal in and for the Southern District of New York.

No. 535. Argued: March 9, 10, 1904. Decided: April 11, 1904[9]

WITITAKER WRIGHT, , v. WILLIAM HENKEL, United States Marshal for the Southern District of New York, 190 U.S. 40 (23 S.Ct. 781, 47 L.Ed. 948)

WITITAKER WRIGHT, Appt., v. WILLIAM HENKEL, United States Marshal for the Southern District of New York, et al.

No. 661. Argued: April 28, 29, 1903. Decided: June 1, 1903[10]

John McNamara Appt. v. William Henkel, United States Marshal for the Southern District of New York, 226 U.S. 520 (1911) Supreme Court of the United States Filed: November 10th, 1911 Precedential Status: Precedential Citations: 226 U.S. 520 Docket Number: 687 Supreme Court Database ID: Unknown

226 U.S. 520 33 S. Ct. 146 57 L. Ed. 330

JOHN McNAMARA, Appt., v. WILLIAM HENKEL, United States Marshal for the Southern District of New York, et al.

No. 687. Argued December 4, 1912. Decided January 6, 1913[11]

Sources

  1. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2WZF-DVZ
  2. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/182970686
  3. New York Marriages, 1686-1980," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F64V-F3R : 12 December 2014), William Henkel and Sophia Faller, 15 May 1880; citing reference ; FHL microfilm 1,562,358
  4. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-DZV7-PSZ.jpg?ctx=CrxCtxPublicAccess&header=Content-Disposition&headerValue=attachment%3B%20filename%3Drecord-image_S3HY-DZV7-PSZ.jpg
  5. United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSVP-JVT : 20 January 2015), William Henkel, Borough of Manhattan, Election District 17 New York City Ward 18, New York County, New York, United States; citing sheet 1A, family 2, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,241,102.
  6. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:9Q97-YSR9-KBW?i=19&wc=Q69N-ZB2%3A42719801%2C43004401%2C43941601%3Fcc%3D1463113&cc=1463113
  7. United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M5Z6-8JB : 29 October 2015), William Henkel, Manhattan Ward 18, New York, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 1712, sheet 1B, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,375,049
  8. https://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/06/06/when-the-old-west-met-the-southern-district/?_r=0
  9. https://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/194/73
  10. https://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/190/40
  11. https://www.courtlistener.com/opinion/97743/john-mcnamara-appt-v-william-henkel-united/


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On 4 Feb 2017 at 02:06 GMT Jo-Anne (Reid) Zeron-Benes wrote:

William's death

"New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2WZF-DV8 : 20 March 2015), Henry Henkel in entry for William Henkel, 28 Mar 1919; citing Death, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, New York Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,322,446.

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