Lindell-Herndon Genealogy
Genealogy of the Lindell, Herndon, Bonnell, and Fairbanks families.
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William Cecil Herndon

William Cecil Herndon[1, 2]

Male 1932 - 2011  (79 years)
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  • Name William Cecil Herndon 
    Nickname Bill 
    Born 12 Aug 1932  El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Degree B.S. Chemistry, Texas Western College, May 1955  [2
    Degree Ph.D. Chemistry, Rice University, May 1959  [2
    Occupation Chemistry Department Chairman, Dean of the College of Science, University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP)  [2
    Occupation Professor of Chemistry  [2
    Residence Apr 1940  El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 13 Apr 1940  Divisions 183 - 190, El Paso City, El Paso County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause of Death Alzheimer’s related complications  [2
    Died 20 Oct 2011  El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 28 Oct 2011  Restlawn Memorial Park (Section D-3, Lot 4, Space 10), El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I111  Lindell-Herndon Genealogy
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2015 

    Father Robert Paul Herndon,   b. 9 Oct 1909, Durant, Bryan County, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1992, West Memphis, Crittenden County, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Marina Masten,   b. 5 Feb 1915, Mimbres, Grant County, New Mexico, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1937, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years) 
    Married 13 Apr 1932  Las Cruces, Doña Ana County, New Mexico, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Separated Abt 1936  [2
    Notes 
    • A ‘Mrs. H. Mabry’ (Tennie (Calhoun-Herndon) Mabry) witnessed the marriage of Robert Paul Herndon to Elizabeth Marina Masten in New Mexico in 1932. [6]
    Family ID F39  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family (Living) 
    Children 
     1. (Living)
     2. (Living)
    Last Modified 25 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F37  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    William Cecil Herndon
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    Bill's father.
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    William Cecil Herndon
    Bill's father.
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    William Cecil Herndon (lower) and Robert Frank Herndon (upper), Bill's father and uncle circa 1938.
    William Cecil Herndon
    William Cecil Herndon
    Bill's father

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] [Fairbanks-1997a]  Herndon, William Robert (interviewer), "Interview of Nancy Ruth (Fairbanks) Herndon".

    2. [S315] [Herndon-2017]  Herndon, William Robert, Lindell-Herndon Genealogy, Washington, District of Columbia: By the author, 2017.

    3. [S26] [TxDoH-1932a]  "Birth Certificate of William Cecil Herndon," Austin, Texas: Texas Department of Health - Bureau of Vital Statistics, 1932, register 1561, page 60516.

    4. [S473] [US-1940-1b]  "Divisions 183 - 190, El Paso City, El Paso County, Texas," Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, Washington, District of Columbia: National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), publication T627, roll 4182, E.D. 256-68, sheet 12B.

    5. [S477] [Restlawn-2011b]  "William Cecil Herndon," Interment Records - Restlawn Memorial Park, El Paso, Texas: Restlawn Memorial Park, 2011, section D-3, lot 4, space 10.

    6. [S399] [DonaAna-1932]  "Marriage License of Robert Paul Herndon and Elizabeth Marina Masten," Doña Ana County, Marriages, Las Cruces, New Mexico: Office of Doña Ana County Clerk, 2011, volume 12, page 297.