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David Hensley, Sr

Birth
Arkansas, USA
Death 21 Dec 1920 (aged 71)
Pacific, Franklin County, Missouri, USA
Burial Franklin County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 100099186 · View Source
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He married first to Elizabeth ___.

1880 census, Pacific, Franklin, MO
[a black family]
self David Hensly M 35 Missouri
wife Lizzie Hensly F 27 Missouri
son Silas Hensly M 10 Missouri

He married second about 1888 to Anna Williams, daughter of Louis Williams and his wife Anna.

1900 census, Boles Township, Franklin Co., MO, p. 67
[a black family]
David Hensley, b. Aug 1849, married 12 yrs, AR TN TN, day laborer
Anna, b. May 1870, 6 chdn; 4 living, MO MO MO
Eudora, b. Feb 1890, at school, MO
David, b. Dec 1891, at school, MO
Noah, b. May 1894, at school, MO
McKinley (son), b. Feb 1897, MO

1910 census, 1-WD Boles Township, Franklin Co., MO, p. 106
[a black family]
David Hensley, 60, marriage 2 of 22 yrs, TN TN AR, farm hand away from home
Anna, 38, MO MO MO
David, 18, MO
McKinley (son), 13, MO
Logan, 9
Robert, 6
Tillie, 4

1920 census, 1-WD Pacific, Boles Township, Franklin Co., MO, p. 52
[boarders in household of Henry Johnson, also a black family]
David Hensley, 73, widowed, AR TN TN, no occupation
Tillie, 14, MO

In 1913, Anna died two hours after giving birth to a little girl who also died. Her daughter Dora Hensley of Pacific, MO was informant for her death certificate.

Anna's ten-year-old son Robert drowned the next year while swimming in a river.

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Children by Elizabeth:

1. Silas Hensley, b. 19 Aug 1863, MO; never married; he d. 30 Dec 1930, St. Louis, MO; buried St. Louis.

1910 census, St Louis Ward 15, St Louis (Independent City), Missouri
self John Brown M 45y North Carolina
wife Martha Brown F 38y Missouri
James Bradford M 32y Missouri
Silas Hensley, single black male, 44y Missouri

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Children by Anna Williams:

2. Eudora Hensley, b. Feb 1890, Pacific, Franklin Co., MO; 1920 living unmarried in Pacific.

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3. David Hensley, Jr., b. 18 Dec 1891, Pacific, Franklin Co., MO; m. Sarah ___; he d. 7 Mar 1950, Kansas City, Jackson Co., MO; buried Woodlawn Cemetery.

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4. Noah Hensley, b. May 1894, Pacific, Franklin Co., MO

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5. McKinley Hensley (son), b. 27 Jan 1897, Pacific, Franklin Co., MO; m. Mary ___; he d. 8 Jan 1953, Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis Co., MO; buried Jefferson Barracks. He was a WWI veteran.

1920 census, St Louis (Independent City), Missouri
Mckinley Hensley, single black male, age 22y, born Missouri

He married before 1930 to Fannie Strong:

1930 census, St Louis (Districts 251-500), St. Louis (Independent City), Missouri
head Fannie Strong, married black female, 39 Tennessee
roomer Mckinley Hensly, married black male, 33 Missouri
roomer Fred Jones M 32 Texas
roomer Eliza Brown F 35 Alabama
roomer Tom Brown M 12 Alabama
roomer Mattie Brown F 11 Alabama

1940 census, Ward 6, St. Louis, St. Louis City, St. Louis City, Missouri, United States
head Mckinley Hensley M 49 Missouri
wife Fannie Hensley F 49 Tennessee

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6. Child Hensley, b. & d. 1889-1900, Pacific, Franklin Co., MO; probably buried Resurrection Hill cemetery.

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7. Child Hensley, b. & d. 1889-1900, Pacific, Franklin Co., MO; probably buried Resurrection Hill cemetery.

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8. Logan Hensley, b. 1901, Pacific, Franklin Co., MO

1930 census, St Louis (Districts 251-500), St. Louis (Independent City), Missouri
head Ola Goodlow F 27 Arkansas
lodger Logan Hensley, single black male, 30 Missouri
lodger David Merriwether M 39 Tennessee

1940 census, Ward 1, Kansas City, Kaw Township, Jackson, Missouri
head David Hensley, single black male, 47 Missouri
brother Logan Hensley, single black male, 40 Missouri

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9. Robert Hensley, b. 10 Nov 1903, Pacific, Franklin Co., MO; d. 16 Aug 1914, Pacific, Franklin Co., MO; buried Resurrection Hill cemetery. Robert drowned while swimming in a river, aged ten years.

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10. Tillie Hensley, b. 1906, Pacific, Franklin Co., MO

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11. Baby Girl Hensley, b. 4 May 1913, Pacific, Franklin Co., MO; d. 4 May 1913, Pacific, Franklin Co., MO; buried Resurrection Hill cemetery. She lived only ten minutes.


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  • Created by: Bev Golden
  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100099186
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Hensley, Sr (Aug 1849–21 Dec 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100099186, citing Resurrection Hill Cemetery, Franklin County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Bev Golden (contributor 47513910) .