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Andrew Hensley
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Birth: 1891
Yancey County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 15, 1920
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA

Name: Andrew Hinsley
Event Date: 15 Jun 1920
Event Place: Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina
Gender: Male
Race (Original): White
Race: White
Age (Original): 25y
Birth Year (Estimated): 1895
Birthplace: Yancy Co., Nc
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Adolphus Hinsley
Father's Birthplace: Mitchell Co., Nc
Mother's Name: Rachel Penland
Mother's Birthplace: Yancy Co., Nc
Occupation: Farmer
Residence Place: Pensacola, Yancey Co., NC
Cemetery: Concord Cemetery
Burial Date: 16 Jun 1920

An old family feud in Yancey County has resulted in the killing by Arthur Riddle of Mrs. Rachel Hensley and her son Andrew Hensley.

Mrs. Hensley was shot and instantly killed. Her son received two bullet wounds and after being carried by friends over the mountains for ten miles, they reached an automobile and brought him to Asheville. He died after being operated upon in a local hospital.

Arthur Riddle, charged with double murder, is in the Yancey County jail, being guarded. Through fearing a lynching, the local authorities of Yancey County are preparing to remove him to Asheville for safe-keeping.

The independent. volume, June 25, 1920, Page 4
Family links: 
  Adolphus Wellington Hensley (1855 - 1951)
  Rachel Penland Hensley (1854 - ____)
  Columbus Penland Hensley (1875 - 1947)*
  Charles Barnett Hensley (1877 - 1955)*
  Cora Elizabeth Hensley Smith (1879 - 1968)*
  Nellie Hensley Riddle (1882 - 1973)*
  Samuel Shelby Hensley (1889 - 1960)*
  Andrew Hensley (1891 - 1920)
  Elroy Hensley (1904 - 1993)**
  William Nolan Hensley (1913 - 1979)**
  Charlie Panto Hensley (1916 - 2008)**
  Infant Daughter Hensley (1921 - 1921)**
*Calculated relationship
Penland Cemetery
Yancey County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Elizabeth Olmstead
Record added: Apr 22, 2010
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Andrew Hensley
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Andrew Hensley
Added by: Elizabeth Olmstead
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