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Henry Rushmore Packard
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Birth: Aug. 12, 1876
Eaton Rapids
Eaton County
Michigan, USA
Death: Apr. 14, 1957
Mason County
Michigan, USA

Henry Rushmore Packard was the son of William Henry Packard and Catherine "Katie" (Rushmore) Packard. He was the oldest of his siblings with the exception of his older sister who died young.

Henry was named after his maternal grandfather, Henry N. Rushmore. His older sister, Hattie, who was named after Harriet (Wiborn) Rushmore, died at age two. Their younger brother, Jerry, died at age four. After his mother's death, Henry R. Packard was made guardian of his surviving younger siblings: Robert, Albert, George, and Jennie.

He was a farmer in Ingham County, Michigan, where he lived his entire life. In 1916, he lived in Onondaga; he had 3 horses and 20 cattle and a dairy farm. As of 1918 he drove a Ford.

In the late 1920s, Henry moved to Leslie and later to downtown Lansing where he purchased a house at 331 1/2 Washington Avenue. He worked for the WPA in the late 1930s, for RE Olds auto plant in Lansing, and did some interstate trucking, transporting all kinds of goods such as beets and muslin across the Midwest.

Husband of Zora (Miller) Packard Tanner, married 18 Apr 1900 in Charlotte.

Father of Stella, June, Lynn, Lyle, Joy, and Willard Packard. (Note: all children are males except for Stella).

 
 
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 Parents:
  William Henry Packard (1836 - 1908)
  Catherine J Rushmore Packard (1853 - 1895)
 
 Spouse:
  Zora Thresa Miller Tanner (1882 - 1947)
 
 Children:
  Estella Marie Packard Smith (1901 - 1991)*
  June Willis Henry Packard (1905 - 1925)*
  Lyle Glenn Packard (1908 - 1985)*
  Lynn George Packard (1908 - 1979)*
  Joy Everett Packard (1915 - 1995)*
  Willard Chadwick Packard (1918 - 1991)*
 
 Siblings:
  Harriet B Packard (1873 - 1875)*
  Henry Rushmore Packard (1876 - 1957)
  Jeremiah Rushmore Packard (1879 - 1883)*
  George Foster Packard (1882 - 1957)*
  Robert Cyrus Packard (1886 - 1961)*
  Albert Wiborn Packard (1889 - 1933)*
  Jane R Packard (1893 - 1977)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Leslie
Ingham County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Section 3 Lot A7
 
Created by: M.E. Packard
Record added: Apr 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51240687
Henry Rushmore Packard
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Henry Rushmore Packard
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Henry Rushmore Packard
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