Martha Henry at 90 years old.
Kentucky and Indiana
John Spencer Henry
b. 18 Nov. 1818 Kentucky
d. 8 June 1863 Hospital No. 13, Nashville, TN
buried: NASHVILLE NATIONAL CEMETERY
"HENRY JOHN S - section C 7387 died -6/8/63 from- KY rank- PRIVATE"
m. Martha Ann Sturgis/Sturgess* 1
Feb 1838 Lincoln Co., KY
b. 1820 KY
d. Jan 1, 1913 in Elwood, Indiana
her father: Jonathan Sturgis/Sturgess
mother: Margaret "Peggy" Hammonds
his father: unknown
his mother: unknown
|Children with Martha Sturgis|
|William Jasper Henry||b. 9 June 1839, Lincoln Co., KY||d. bef. 1913||m. Alvilda Patton (b. abt. 1850, IN perhpas dau. of
Samuel Patton 1860) [Union Pensions]
|John Newton Henry||b. 18 Sep 1841, KY||d. 30 Apr 1894 Adair Co., Iowa,
buried Greenfield Cem., Greenfield Iowa [tombstone rec.]
|m. Mary A. (?Boyd)Dunlap Jul 6, 1865 Sangamon Co., IL
(b. Abt. 1840, IL d. 1934 Iowa) (with her brother
in 1900, may have been widowed)
|Josephus "Joe" S. Henry||b. 18 February 1844, Wash. Co., KY||d. aft. 28 October 1921, Walla Walla, WA||m. Cora Wilsie (?Stepstone)|
|Silas Benjamin Henry||b. 5 Nov. 1848, Lincoln Co., KY||d. 27 January 1910, Creston, Iowa||m. Malinda, ? abt. 1880 (b. June 1860, IN; d. aft. 1910)|
|Nancy Ann Henry||b. 5 Aug 1850, Lincoln Co., KY||d. aft. 1920, Elwood, Madison Co., IN||m. William F. Crouch 21 Jun 1869 Decatur Co., IN**(d. Bef. 1920) son of Josiah Crouch|
|James Thomas Henry||b. 15 March 1852, Lincoln Co., KY||d. 6 Jun 1929 Danville, Vermilion Co., IL#
buried 8 Jun 1929 Springhill Cem., Danville, IL.
|1m. Martha A. Crouch 18
1870 Decatur Co., IN**(b. abt. 1852, Tennessee) dau. of Josiah Crouch
2m. Lawanna Louise "Luanna" Hughes 14 Jan 1884 Boone Co., IN**(d. 1897)
3m. (no information)
4m. Otti Michael 22 Oct 1907 Westville, Vermilion Co., IL
|Margaret Allen "Maggie" Henry)||b. 15 Nov 1854, Crab Orchard, Lincoln Co., KY||d. 18 April 1907, Danville, IL||1m. Wm. F. Duncan, 7 Mar 1869 Johnson Co., IN **
2m. Abraham Hunt 7 Apr 1873 Kellyville, Tipton Co., IN**(b. 25 Nov 1852, Madison Twp.,Tipton, IN; d. 12 July 1909, Kokomo, Howard Co., IN)
|Squire Lane Henry||b. 15 Nov 1857, Willisburg, Washington Co., KY||d. 23 October 1929, Elwood, Madison Co., IN||1m. Mary L Whitely, 11
1881, Montgomery Co., IN **
2m. Adah Sizelove (Records), 02 March 1909, Madison Co., IN **(b. 07 July 1857; d. Feb1928, Elwood, Madison Co., IN)
|Charlie Henry||b. 11 Mar 1860, Willisburg, Washington Co., KY||d. bef. 1913, Kokomo, Howard Co., IN||m. Lydia Rose Byrd, abt. 1881 (b. April 1858, IN)|
|Mary Willis Henry||b. 21 Mar 1864 KY||d. 10 Dec. 1912 Creston, Iowa||m. Asa Theodore Dyer 12 Dec.1881 Thorntown, Boone Co., IN**|
The picture above was taken when Martha Henry was 90 years old. We have very little information on this family. There seems to be a great number of Henry families in Kentucky that need to be researched. Some elude to a connection to Patrick Henry.
1840 US Census, Lincoln County, KY page 116
John S. Henry 10001-00011850 US Census, Lincoln County, Kentucky page 291 219-219
1 male - under 5
1 male - 30-40
1 female- 20-30
Henry, John S. 29 KY1860- US Census, Mackville P O, Washington County, Kentucky, page 183
" Martha 29 KY
" Wm. G. 11 KY (William Jasper)
" J. M. 9 KY (John Newton)
" Josephus 5 KY (Josephus S.)
" Silas 3 KY (Silas Benjamin)
" Nancy A. 1 KY (Nancy Ann married a Crouch)
1870 US CENSUS, Sugar Creek,
Decatur Co., Indiana. pp. 271 - 273
This census shows Martha Henry with sons and daughters. Margaret A. Henry is supposed to have married in March of 1869 but listed here as a Henry. She seems to show up in the next record in the house of William Crouch with Duncan as a last name.
Indiana, Boone Co.,
Sugarcreek Twp., page 223
Henry , William 31 m w farmer $800 300 Kentucky
" , Alevilda 20 f w keepinghouse Indiana
" , Joseph 1 m w Indiana
Indiana, Decatur Co., Greensburg PO,
Washington Twp. p. 185-186 June 8, 1870
Margaret A. Duncan is said to have been only been married about a year by this date so we're surprized that the husband, Wm. F. Duncan, doesn't show up here since they were to have married 7 March 1869 in Johnson Co., Indiana.
" , Nancy 20 f KY
" , Martha A 20 f TN
Margt. A. Duncan 16 f KY
James Henry 18 m Com Laborer KY
||marital status||gender||race||age||birthplace||occupation||Father's birthplace||Mother's birthplace|
|Martha Henry||Widow||Female||W||60||KY||Keeping House||KY||KY|
|Squire L. Henry||S||Male||W||22||KY||Works in Stove Factory||KY||KY|
|Charlie Henry||S||Male||W||21||KY||Works on Farm||KY||KY|
|Mary Henry||S||Female||W||16||KY||At home||KY||KY|
US Census, Indiana, Clinton Co., Frankfort, Dist. 18. page
58, 441 Morrison Street
1885- Iowa State Census, Orient, Adair Co., roll IA1885_141
1895 Iowa State Census, Orient, Adair Co., p. 29,
Martha Henry 74 f widow Kentucky
Squire Henry 31 m widow "
Maud E. Dyer 4 f s Indiana
1900 - Martha Henry and two of her sons are in the census for Orient, Adair County, Iowa
Dyer, Ace T.
head w m Jan
, Mary wife w f Mar 1864 36 mar 18 yrs 5/4 Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky
, Maud dau w f Sept 1883 16 s Indiana Illinois Kentucky
, Lena dau w f May 1886 14 s Indiana Illinois Kentucky
, Hazel dau w f Mar 1890 10 s Iowa Illinois Kentucky
, Charles son w m Mar 1893 7 s Illinois Illinois Kentucky
, Jas E. brother w m Nov 1864 35 s Missouri Indiana Indiana
Asa T. Dyer is in Orient Township, Iowa census.
on the same page (Four houses away): Asa T. Dyer (43)(head) born Jan 1857 in Illinois, he has been married 18 years, his father and mother were both born in Indiana and he is a mail carrier.
Mary (36) is listed as his wife, born Mar 1864 in Kentucky, her father and mother were both born in Kentucky. She says she's had 5 children with 4 living. All of the children are living with her.
Maud,(16) daughter, Sep 1883, Indiana;
Lena, (14) daughter, May 1886, Indiana;
Hazel,(10) daughter, Mar 1870, Iowa
Charles (7) son, Mar 1893, Iowa.
Also listed in the household is James E. Dyer, brother, born Nov. 1864 in Missouri, father and mother born in Indiana. He is single, 35 years old and a brick layer.
[Iowa Census, Orient, Adair County, Iowa enum. dist. #15, sheet
1912, Dec 10 - Mary W. (Henry) Dyer dies. According to the Death Certificate of Mary Willis Henry Dyer, Martha's daughter, Martha is the daughter of a Sturgeon. "John Henry" in this document also is listed as born in "Kentucky" with nothing listed for a birth place for Martha. The information on this certificate was provided by "Lena Whiteman in Creston, Iowa", daughter of Mary W. Dyer. Attending physician was J. L. Oakley, of cancer. Buried at Graceland in Creston, Dec. 12, 1913
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