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Pernelle "Nellie" Jeppesen Henry
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Birth: Sep. 6, 1894
Nuckolls County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Nov. 24, 1996
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA

102 years of age.
On same marker with William A. Henry.

Pernella "Nellie" Jeppesen was born September 6, 1894, the fifth child of Jens Peter and Elvine Christine (Olesen) Jeppesen, on the family farm SW of Ruskin, Nebraska, USA. She joined three brothers (Jeppe, Ole, Ezra) and one sister (Christiana); another sister was born a couple years later (Minnie Lois). The family also owned a meat market/grocery business in Ruskin, Nebr.

Nellie married William "Bill" A. Henry. From 1925 to 1982 they lived in Houston, Texas.

An obituary appeared in a Fort Worth, TX newspaper:
"Pernelle Henry, 102, died Sunday in Fort Worth. Graveside service: Was Tuesday in Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery in Houston. Memorials: Trinity Terrace Health Care Center, 1600 Texas St., Fort Worth 76102, in lieu of flowers.

PernelleHenry entered into rest Nov. 24, 1996. She was born Sept 6, 1894, in Ruskin, Neb. She had been a resident of Trinity Terrace since 1982; from 1925 to 1982 she lived in Houston. Her husband, W. A. Henry, preceded her in death.

Survivors: Son, W. J. Henry of San Antonio; grandchildren, Scot A. Henry, Terry A. Chauncey and Christopher Henry, all of San Antonio; several great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Forest Park Funeral Home
Houston, (713) 928-5141"

Submitted by Jean Jorgensen #47179150
 
 
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 Parents:
  Jens Peter Jeppesen (1844 - 1932)
  Elvine Christine Olsen Jeppesen (1861 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  William A. Henry (1892 - 1968)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jeppe Jeppesen (1882 - 1950)*
  Christiane Marie Jeppesen Albertson (1884 - 1905)*
  Ole Jeppesen (1886 - 1956)*
  Ezra C. Jeppesen (1887 - 1969)*
  Pernelle Jeppesen Henry (1894 - 1996)
  Minnie Lee Jeppesen Pettit (1897 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Park Cemetery
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
Plot: Sunnyside Mausoleum
 
Maintained by: Jean Jorgensen
Originally Created by: Texas Chessher
Record added: Jun 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38521042
Pernelle Nellie <i>Jeppesen</i> Henry
Added by: Jean Jorgensen
 
Pernelle Nellie <i>Jeppesen</i> Henry
Added by: Texas Chessher
 
Pernelle Nellie <i>Jeppesen</i> Henry
Added by: Texas Chessher
 
 
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- Jamie reed
 Added: Apr. 5, 2015
Second cousin once removed of Milton Jorgensen
- Jean Jorgensen
 Added: Oct. 26, 2013

- Texas Chessher
 Added: Jun. 19, 2009
 
 
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