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Sgt Harris Bernard Herndon
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Birth: Oct. 8, 1906
Cantrall
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 10, 1981
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Harris served his country in the US Army for 21 years during WW II in Belgium, during the Korean Conflict and peace time. His retirement years were spent working on our Herndon family genealogy. He traveled to Virginia, Greensburg, Kentucky and the West in search of our ancestors. He spoke of how impressed he was of his grandfather, James Nathaniel Herndon, as he was laid out in the family parlor in his Civil War Uniform. That was when he had his first thoughts that he would some day serve his country in the military. This writer owes her love of genealogy to him though I've never seen his particular work.

His great grandfather was William Henry Herndon, Abraham Lincoln's good friend, law partner and biographer.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Houston Beverly Herndon (1875 - 1939)
  Lorena Elizabeth Reeves Herndon (1878 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  Grace Rose Prinzivalli Herndon (1902 - 1987)
 
 Siblings:
  Helen Crystal Herndon Dunlap (1901 - 1974)*
  Grace Leone Herndon Bice (1904 - 1991)*
  Harris Bernard Herndon (1906 - 1981)
  Houston B Herndon (1908 - 1967)*
  James Nathaniel Herndon (1913 - 1982)*
  Ralph Dean Herndon (1918 - 1972)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 38, Sec. 123
 
Created by: Carole Herndon Weimer
Record added: Jul 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54599006
Sgt Harris Bernard Herndon
Added by: Carole Herndon Weimer
 
Sgt Harris Bernard Herndon
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Sgt Harris Bernard Herndon
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- Timothy Sharp
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- Debbie Rowe Clarkston
 Added: Dec. 3, 2011
"All gave some and some gave all and some stood through for the red, white and blue and some had to fall. And if you think of me, think of all your liberties and recall some gave all."
- Butch
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