Marty and Karla Grant
Samuel Hensley’s of Virginia in the 1700's - Differentiation
There were a considerable number of Samuel Hensley’s in Virginia born prior to 1800. This page is my attempt to sort them out and catalog them. See their own pages for more details. If I’ve left any out please let me know.
They are sorted oldest to youngest.
1. Samuel Hensley (c1680s?-1730s) (wife 1-unknown, 2- Elizabeth) of King George and Orange.
2. Samuel Hensley (c1706-1765) (wife Martha Snell) of Spotsylvania. s/o Samuel (d 1730s).
3. Samuel Hensley (c1730s-c1791) (wife Lilley Ann) of Louisa, Culpeper, Amherst, Bedford
4. Samuel Hensley (c1740s-1782) (wife Mary) of VA and SC. May be brother of Enoch Sr.
5. Samuel Hensley (1754-1841) (wife 1-Eleanor Elliott, 2-Margaret Crawford) of Culpeper and Washington Co., VA.
6. Samuel Hensley (c1750/60-aft 1830) (wife 1-Sibba, 2-Mary Leak) of Albemarle, Amherst, Nelson and Buckingham VA; Greenup and Pendleton KY. s/o Benjamin (d 1788)
7. Samuel Henslee (1764-1846) (wife 1-Rosanna Pierce, 2-Margaret Hinson) of Culpeper & Fauquier and OH. s/o Enoch & Elizabeth.
8. Samuel Hensley (c1766/70-aft 1803) (wife Sally Owen) of Bedford s/o Samuel & Lilly
9. Samuel Hensley (1767-1826) (wife Frances Ware Livingston) of Culpeper? and MO.
10. Samuel Hensley (1769-aft 1850) (wife Jane) of VA, Hardin & Hart KY and Monroe IN.
11. Samuel Hensley (1770-1824) (wife Allefer Cooper) m 1794 Shelby KY. s/o George & Martha
12. Samuel Hensley (1775/84)-1823) (wife Frances) of Laurens and Abbeville SC. s/o Samuel (d 1782) & Mary.
13. Samuel Hensley (c1780-1855) (wife Nancy Walker) of NC, TN and IL. s/o Hickman & Agnes. This Samuel probably never in Virginia, but I’m including him here anyway.
14. Samuel C(ovington?) Hensley (c1781) of VA and KY. s/o Robert & Eleanor.
15. Samuel Hensley (c1790-aft 1880) (wife Catherine/Elizabeth Fraley) of Albemarle VA, Cabell, Wayne WV, Boyd KY s/o Samuel & Sibba.
16. Samuel Hensley (1790/1800-1840s) of White Co., IL s/o William & Mary.
17. Samuel Hensley (1790/1800-aft 1840) (wife Catherine McDavid) of Scott Co., VA and Greene TN s/o Isom/Isham.
18. Samuel Hensley (c1794-1860s) (wife Cynthia) of Kanawha VA/WV.
Revised: November 6, 2021