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Henry Lonas, Jr
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Birth: Aug. 30, 1794
Shenandoah County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 1865
Knox County
Tennessee, USA

Henry was born Georg Henrich Lonas in Shenandoah County,Va. He is the son of Henry Lonas, Sr. and Sebilla Helsley. His god parents were Georg Lohnes and Barbara (Helsley). Henry was a soldier in the War of 1812, along with his brother Jacob. According to records in the State Archives, the Lonas boys (gentlemen), were in a Company of Militia Infantry, Commanded by Captain John Chiles, of the Regiment of East Tennessee Militia, in the Command of Col. Samuel Wear, in the service of the United States, from the 25th of September 1813 to the first (l) day of January, 1814 ---three months and five days. He married Betheny Whiteman, daughter of William Whiteman and Jean Simms on 23 December 1819 in Knox Co., Tennessee, however Notes taken from Lonas records located in the NC Library show that Henry married Phennie Hickman Whitman (the name Whitman has been added later. ) Notation...moved to Middle Tennessee, near Winchester. Knox County records list Henry as marrying Betheney Whiteman. Henry's wife is listed a Parthenia 54 on the 1860 Knox Co. Census.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Lonas/Lones (1765 - 1848)
  Sebilla Helsley Lonas/Lones (1767 - 1813)
 
 Spouse:
  Betheny Whiteman Lonas (1801 - 1864)
 
 Children:
  Emily J. Lonas (1821 - 1827)*
  James M. Lonas (1825 - 1889)*
  John L. Lonas (1829 - 1915)*
  William B Lonas (1837 - 1853)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jacob Lonas (1792 - 1847)*
  Henry Lonas (1794 - 1865)
  Joseph Lonas (1797 - 1872)*
  John Lonas (1799 - 1850)*
  Mary Lonas Howell (1803 - 1851)*
  Samuel Lonas (1807 - 1889)*
  Sarah "Sallie" Lonas Knott (1809 - 1901)*
  Wiley Lonas (1812 - 1827)*
  Sebilla "Sibby" Lonas Lyons (1815 - 1896)**
  Barbara Ann Lonas (1816 - 1828)**
  Elizabeth Lonas (1818 - 1829)**
  Amanda Lonas Crawford (1819 - 1869)**
  Elizabeth Lonas Ragsdale (1824 - 1860)**
  Margaret Lonas McClelland (1826 - 1905)**
  Martha Ann Lonas Ragsdale (1831 - 1889)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Henry Lonas b. 8/30/1794 d.10/14/1865
 
Burial:
Lonas Cemetery
Knox County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Helen Sharpe
Record added: Feb 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48569898
Henry Lonas, Jr
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- Smalldollys
 Added: Feb. 13, 2015
~distant Lones cousin
- Penny Brand Beaman
 Added: Mar. 27, 2010
 
 
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