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Husband: William K Hensley
Born: 27 FEB 1815 in Scott Co, VA
Married: before 1837 in Scott Co, VA
Died: 28 JUN 1898 in Decatur Co, IA
Father: Ichabod C Hensley
Mother: Anna Peters
Spouses:
Wife: Elizabeth Osborne
Born: 09 SEP 1818 in Scott Co, VA
Died: 11 JAN 1899 in Decatur Co, IA
Father: Wood Osborne
Mother: Catherine Livingston
Spouses:
Children
01 (M): Martin Hensley
Born: 1837/1838 in Scott Co, VA
Died: after 1887
Spouses: Jane
02 (M): James H Hensley
Born: FEB 1837 in Scott Co, VA
Died: after 1900 in Linn Co, KS
Spouses: Mary Josephine Crawley
03 (F): Rhoda Hensley
Born: 09 NOV 1842 in Scott Co, VA
Died: 02 SEP 1898 in Decatur Co, IA
Spouses: Thomas B Daniel
04 (F): Martha J Hensley
Born: 10 DEC 1845 in Scott Co, VA
Died: 09 JAN 1911 in Warren Co, IA
Spouses: Leonard S McVay
05 (M): William K Hensley
Born: FEB 1847 in Pulaski Co, KY
Died: after 1900 in Decatur Co, IA
Spouses: Frances C
06 (F): Mary C Hensley
Born:
Died: 26 JUL 1853 in Decatur Co, IA
Spouses:
07 (M): John F Hensley
Born: 23 NOV 1849 in Pulaski Co, KY
Died: 10 NOV 1856 in Decatur Co, IA
Spouses:
08 (M): Edward Albert Hensley
Born: 1855/1856 in Decatur Co, IA
Died: after 1887 in Decatur Co, IA
Spouses:
09 (M): Arthur Hensley
Born: 1860 in Decatur Co, IA
Died: after 1887 in Decatur Co, IA
Spouses:
10 (M): Livingston Hensley
Born:
Died: before 1887
Spouses:
Additional Information

William K Hensley:

Notes:

!NOTES:An 1887 biographical sketch states that William was a son of Ichabod Hensley and Ann Peters. It doesn't say which Ichabod, but I think it's probably Ichabod C. Hensley;


!REFERENCE: From “Biographical and Historical Record of Ringgold and Decatur Counties, Iowa.” Chicago, Lewis Publishing Company, 1887, p. 580.

W. K. Hensley is a native of Virginia, born in Estillville, Scott County, February 27, 1815, a son of Ichabod and Anna (Peters) Hensley. He remained in his native State until thirty years of age, and then went to Pulaski County, Kentucky where he bought a farm, and lived four years. In 1849 he moved to Indiana, and lived four years on rented land in Putnam County, and in 1853 came to Iowa, and bought 160 acres of land on section 13, Franklin Township, Decatur County, where he has since lived. This land he has improved and now has a pleasant home and is surrounded by all that makes life a pleasure. Mr. Hensley was married in his native State, to Miss Elizabeth Osbourn, who was born September 9, 1819, daughter of Wood and Catherine (Livingston) Osbourn. To Mr. and Mrs. Hensley have been born ten children, seven of whom are living — Martin, James, Rhoda A., ,Martha J., William, Edward and Arthur. The deceased are — John, Livingston and Mary. Mrs. Hensley is a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, and one of the efficient workers in the church at Garden Grove. In politics Mr. Hensley affiliates with the Democratic party.



!RESIDENCE:1815-1845 VA;


!CENSUS:1820 * Scott Co., VA w/John Peters Sr 0-9 (1810/20);


!CENSUS:1830 Scott Co., VA p. 23
Anna Peters age 20-29 (1800/10)
011-10101
My analysis (who each person *might* be)
1m 10-14 (1815/1820) William K. Hensley (1815) son <---
1m 5-9 (1820/1825).. John Hensley (1823) son
1f 20-29 (1800/1810) Anna Peters (c1800)
1f 10-14 (1815/1820) Daughter?
1f 0-4 (1825/1830).. Daughter?


!CENSUS:1840 * Scott Co., VA pg 21 William Peters Jr age 20-29 (1810/20) "20001-00001";


RESIDENCE:1845-1849 Pulaski Co, KY;

RESIDENCE:1849-1853 Putnam Co, IN;


!CENSUS:1850 x
* Searched in Scott Co., VA, Pulaski Co., KY, Putnam Co., IN and elsewhere. No luck;


RESIDENCE:1853- Decatur Co, IA;


!STATE CENSUS:1856 Decatur Co., IA Franklin p. 34*
W. K. Hensley 40 m VA Farmer
Elizabeth 36
Martin 18
James 16
Rhoda 13
Martha 11
William 8 KY
J. F. 3 m
Squire 1 Iowa
* Two houses from probable half brother John Hensley (1823);


!CENSUS:1860 Decatur Co, IA Franklin Twp Garden Grove PO pg 165 # 1239/1146
Wm K. Hensley, 45, Farmer, 2000/950 VA
Elizabeth, 42
Rhoda, 17
Martha 16
Wm 13 KY
Albert E. 4 IA
# 1240/1147
Martin Hensley, 22 VA
Jane, 18 OH
James F. 1 IA;


!CENSUS:1870 Decatur Co, IA Franklin # 56/57
William Hensley, 57, Farmer, VA
Elizabeth, 50
William, 23, KY
Edward, 14 IA
Arthur 10 IA;

!CENSUS:1880 Decatur Co, IA Franklin # (none listed)
William K. Hensley, 65, Head, farmer, VA-VA-VA
Elizabeth, 61, wife, keeping house VA-VA-VA
Edward A. 23 son farmer IA-VA-VA
Author, 19 son farmer
Ida 19 gr-dau keeping house;

Elizabeth Osborne:

Notes:

!REFERENCE: From “Biographical and Historical Record of Ringgold and Decatur Counties, Iowa.” Chicago, Lewis Publishing Company, 1887, p. 580.

W. K. Hensley is a native of Virginia, born in Estillville, Scott County, February 27, 1815, a son of Ichabod and Anna (Peters) Hensley. He remained in his native State until thirty years of age, and then went to Pulaski County, Kentucky where he bought a farm, and lived four years. In 1849 he moved to Indiana, and lived four years on rented land in Putnam County, and in 1853 came to Iowa, and bought 160 acres of land on section 13, Franklin Township, Decatur County, where he has since lived. This land he has improved and now has a pleasant home and is surrounded by all that makes life a pleasure. Mr. Hensley was married in his native State, to Miss Elizabeth Osbourn, who was born September 9, 1819, daughter of Wood and Catherine (Livingston) Osbourn. To Mr. and Mrs. Hensley have been born ten children, seven of whom are living — Martin, James, Rhoda A., ,Martha J., William, Edward and Arthur. The deceased are — John, Livingston and Mary. Mrs. Hensley is a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, and one of the efficient workers in the church at Garden Grove. In politics Mr. Hensley affiliates with the Democratic party.


!CENSUS:1840 * Scott Co., VA pg 21 w/William Peters Jr age 20-29 (1810/20);

!CENSUS:1850;


!STATE CENSUS:1856 Decatur Co., IA Franklin p. 34*
W. K. Hensley 40 m VA Farmer
Elizabeth 36
Martin 18
James 16
Rhoda 13
Martha 11
William 8 KY
J. F. 3 m
Squire 1 Iowa
* Two houses from probable half brother John Hensley (1823);


!CENSUS:1860 Decatur Co, IA Franklin Twp Garden Grove PO pg 165 # 1239/1146
Wm K. Hensley, 45, Farmer, 2000/950 VA
Elizabeth, 42
Rhoda, 17
Martha 16
Wm 13 KY
Albert E. 4 IA
# 1240/1147
Martin Hensley, 22 VA
Jane, 18 OH
James F. 1 IA;

!CENSUS:1870 Decatur Co, IA Franklin # 56/57
William Hensley, 57, Farmer, VA
Elizabeth, 50
William, 23, KY
Edward, 14 IA
Arthur 10 IA;

!CENSUS:1880 Decatur Co, IA Franklin # (none listed)
William K. Hensley, 65, Head, farmer, VA-VA-VA
Elizabeth, 61, wife, keeping house VA-VA-VA
Edward A. 23 son farmer IA-VA-VA
Author, 19 son farmer
Ida 19 gr-dau keeping house;

(06) Mary C Hensley:

Notes:

!REFERENCE: From “Biographical and Historical Record of Ringgold and Decatur Counties, Iowa.” Chicago, Lewis Publishing Company, 1887, p. 580.

W. K. Hensley is a native of Virginia, born in Estillville, Scott County, February 27, 1815, a son of Ichabod and Anna (Peters) Hensley. He remained in his native State until thirty years of age, and then went to Pulaski County, Kentucky where he bought a farm, and lived four years. In 1849 he moved to Indiana, and lived four years on rented land in Putnam County, and in 1853 came to Iowa, and bought 160 acres of land on section 13, Franklin Township, Decatur County, where he has since lived. This land he has improved and now has a pleasant home and is surrounded by all that makes life a pleasure. Mr. Hensley was married in his native State, to Miss Elizabeth Osbourn, who was born September 9, 1819, daughter of Wood and Catherine (Livingston) Osbourn. To Mr. and Mrs. Hensley have been born ten children, seven of whom are living — Martin, James, Rhoda A., ,Martha J., William, Edward and Arthur. The deceased are — John, Livingston and Mary. Mrs. Hensley is a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, and one of the efficient workers in the church at Garden Grove. In politics Mr. Hensley affiliates with the Democratic party.

(07) John F Hensley:

Notes:

!REFERENCE: From “Biographical and Historical Record of Ringgold and Decatur Counties, Iowa.” Chicago, Lewis Publishing Company, 1887, p. 580.

W. K. Hensley is a native of Virginia, born in Estillville, Scott County, February 27, 1815, a son of Ichabod and Anna (Peters) Hensley. He remained in his native State until thirty years of age, and then went to Pulaski County, Kentucky where he bought a farm, and lived four years. In 1849 he moved to Indiana, and lived four years on rented land in Putnam County, and in 1853 came to Iowa, and bought 160 acres of land on section 13, Franklin Township, Decatur County, where he has since lived. This land he has improved and now has a pleasant home and is surrounded by all that makes life a pleasure. Mr. Hensley was married in his native State, to Miss Elizabeth Osbourn, who was born September 9, 1819, daughter of Wood and Catherine (Livingston) Osbourn. To Mr. and Mrs. Hensley have been born ten children, seven of whom are living — Martin, James, Rhoda A., ,Martha J., William, Edward and Arthur. The deceased are — John, Livingston and Mary. Mrs. Hensley is a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, and one of the efficient workers in the church at Garden Grove. In politics Mr. Hensley affiliates with the Democratic party.


!STATE CENSUS:1856 Decatur Co., IA Franklin p. 34*
W. K. Hensley 40 m VA Farmer
Elizabeth 36
Martin 18
James 16
Rhoda 13
Martha 11
William 8 KY
J. F. 3 m
Squire 1 Iowa
* Two houses from probable half brother John Hensley (1823);

(08) Edward Albert Hensley:

Notes:

!REFERENCE: From “Biographical and Historical Record of Ringgold and Decatur Counties, Iowa.” Chicago, Lewis Publishing Company, 1887, p. 580.

W. K. Hensley is a native of Virginia, born in Estillville, Scott County, February 27, 1815, a son of Ichabod and Anna (Peters) Hensley. He remained in his native State until thirty years of age, and then went to Pulaski County, Kentucky where he bought a farm, and lived four years. In 1849 he moved to Indiana, and lived four years on rented land in Putnam County, and in 1853 came to Iowa, and bought 160 acres of land on section 13, Franklin Township, Decatur County, where he has since lived. This land he has improved and now has a pleasant home and is surrounded by all that makes life a pleasure. Mr. Hensley was married in his native State, to Miss Elizabeth Osbourn, who was born September 9, 1819, daughter of Wood and Catherine (Livingston) Osbourn. To Mr. and Mrs. Hensley have been born ten children, seven of whom are living — Martin, James, Rhoda A., ,Martha J., William, Edward and Arthur. The deceased are — John, Livingston and Mary. Mrs. Hensley is a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, and one of the efficient workers in the church at Garden Grove. In politics Mr. Hensley affiliates with the Democratic party.


!STATE CENSUS:1856 Decatur Co., IA Franklin p. 34*
W. K. Hensley 40 m VA Farmer
Elizabeth 36
Martin 18
James 16
Rhoda 13
Martha 11
William 8 KY
J. F. 3 m
Squire 1 Iowa <---?
* Two houses from probable half brother John Hensley (1823);


!CENSUS:1860 Decatur Co, IA Franklin Twp Garden Grove PO pg 165 # 1239/1146
Wm K. Hensley, 45, Farmer, 2000/950 VA
Elizabeth, 42
Rhoda, 17
Martha 16
Wm 13 KY
Albert E. 4 IA
# 1240/1147
Martin Hensley, 22 VA
Jane, 18 OH
James F. 1 IA;

!CENSUS:1870 Decatur Co, IA Franklin # 56/57
William Hensley, 57, Farmer, VA
Elizabeth, 50
William, 23, KY
Edward, 14 IA
Arthur 10 IA;

!CENSUS:1880 Decatur Co, IA Franklin # (none listed)
William K. Hensley, 65, Head, farmer, VA-VA-VA
Elizabeth, 61, wife, keeping house VA-VA-VA
Edward A. 23 son farmer IA-VA-VA
Author, 19 son farmer
Ida 19 gr-dau keeping house;

(09) Arthur Hensley:

Notes:

!REFERENCE: From “Biographical and Historical Record of Ringgold and Decatur Counties, Iowa.” Chicago, Lewis Publishing Company, 1887, p. 580.

W. K. Hensley is a native of Virginia, born in Estillville, Scott County, February 27, 1815, a son of Ichabod and Anna (Peters) Hensley. He remained in his native State until thirty years of age, and then went to Pulaski County, Kentucky where he bought a farm, and lived four years. In 1849 he moved to Indiana, and lived four years on rented land in Putnam County, and in 1853 came to Iowa, and bought 160 acres of land on section 13, Franklin Township, Decatur County, where he has since lived. This land he has improved and now has a pleasant home and is surrounded by all that makes life a pleasure. Mr. Hensley was married in his native State, to Miss Elizabeth Osbourn, who was born September 9, 1819, daughter of Wood and Catherine (Livingston) Osbourn. To Mr. and Mrs. Hensley have been born ten children, seven of whom are living — Martin, James, Rhoda A., ,Martha J., William, Edward and Arthur. The deceased are — John, Livingston and Mary. Mrs. Hensley is a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, and one of the efficient workers in the church at Garden Grove. In politics Mr. Hensley affiliates with the Democratic party.


!CENSUS:1870 Decatur Co, IA Franklin # 56/57
William Hensley, 57, Farmer, VA
Elizabeth, 50
William, 23, KY
Edward, 14 IA
Arthur 10 IA;

!CENSUS:1880 Decatur Co, IA Franklin # (none listed)
William K. Hensley, 65, Head, farmer, VA-VA-VA
Elizabeth, 61, wife, keeping house VA-VA-VA
Edward A. 23 son farmer IA-VA-VA
Author, 19 son farmer
Ida 19 gr-dau keeping house;

(10) Livingston Hensley:

Notes:

!REFERENCE: From “Biographical and Historical Record of Ringgold and Decatur Counties, Iowa.” Chicago, Lewis Publishing Company, 1887, p. 580.

W. K. Hensley is a native of Virginia, born in Estillville, Scott County, February 27, 1815, a son of Ichabod and Anna (Peters) Hensley. He remained in his native State until thirty years of age, and then went to Pulaski County, Kentucky where he bought a farm, and lived four years. In 1849 he moved to Indiana, and lived four years on rented land in Putnam County, and in 1853 came to Iowa, and bought 160 acres of land on section 13, Franklin Township, Decatur County, where he has since lived. This land he has improved and now has a pleasant home and is surrounded by all that makes life a pleasure. Mr. Hensley was married in his native State, to Miss Elizabeth Osbourn, who was born September 9, 1819, daughter of Wood and Catherine (Livingston) Osbourn. To Mr. and Mrs. Hensley have been born ten children, seven of whom are living — Martin, James, Rhoda A., ,Martha J., William, Edward and Arthur. The deceased are — John, Livingston and Mary. Mrs. Hensley is a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, and one of the efficient workers in the church at Garden Grove. In politics Mr. Hensley affiliates with the Democratic party.

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