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Re: Henley's of Carroll Co. VA
Posted by: Ron Hall (ID *****1123) Date: January 22, 2005 at 03:59:45
In Reply to: Henley's of Carroll Co. VA by Rose Mary S. Rudy of 763

1. MIRIAM3 HENLEY (JAMES B.2, JAMES1) was born 13 Mar 1808 in Franklin County, VA, and died 08 Aug 1878 in Carroll County, VA. She married JOHNSON T. JENKINS1 20 Jan 1829 in Franklin County, VA, son of GENTRY JENKINS and SUSANNAH HAMBLIN. He was born Abt. 1806 in Franklin County, VA, and died 29 Oct 1888 in Carroll County, VA.

More About MIRIAM HENLEY:

Burial: Hardy-Jenkins Cemetery, Carroll County, VA

Cause of death (Facts Pg): Palsey per death record

Notes for JOHNSON T. JENKINS:

He was a blacksmith and settled across the road from the present day Hardy-Jenkins Cemetery, Carroll County, VA.

He ran a shop using water power to turn a lathe on which he made looms for weaving.

His son, Albert's death record says he was born in Halifax County, VA

More About JOHNSON T. JENKINS:

Burial: Johnson T. Jenkins Grave on rt 664


Children of MIRIAM HENLEY and JOHNSON JENKINS are:

i. JOEL4 JENKINS, b. 29 Jul 1830, Grayson County, VA; d. 08 Dec 1878, Carroll County, VA; m. (1) CATHERINE JANE SMITH, 29 Mar 1855; b. Abt. 1825, Patrick County, VA; d. Aft. 1870; m. (2) VIRGINIA CAROLINE BOYD, 19 Feb 1877, Carroll County, VA; b. 06 Feb 1842, Carroll County, VA.

More About JOEL JENKINS:

Cause of death (Facts Pg): liver defection per death record

Notes for VIRGINIA CAROLINE BOYD:

Living with her brother, Jonas, in 1880, listed as single, not widowed.

ii. MARY ANN AMELIA JENKINS1, b. 09 May 1835, Carroll County, VA; d. 01 Mar 1875, Carroll County, VA; m. JOHN WILLIAM SEMONES1, 14 Sep 1854, Carroll County, VA1; b. 10 Apr 1830, Carroll County, VA.1; d. 24 Jan 1904, Carroll County, VA.

More About MARY ANN AMELIA JENKINS:

Burial: Hardy-Jenkins Cemetery, Carroll County, VA

Notes for JOHN WILLIAM SEMONES:

Served as a Private in Co., Co of the 24th Va

Age 50 in the 1880 Carroll Census; a farmer

More About JOHN WILLIAM SEMONES:

Burial: Hardy-Jenkins Cemetery, Carroll County, VA

Military service: Co C. 8th Reg, VA Infantry

iii. JOHN GENTRY JENKINS, b. 25 Mar 1838, Grayson County, VA; d. 20 Jul 1862, Emory, VA; m. JANE.

Notes for JOHN GENTRY JENKINS:

Listed as a blacksmith while living with his parents in 1860.

(Per J. C. Weaver's 63rd VA History) Enlisted in Co G, 63rd VA 5/15/62 at Camp Jackson; Also served in the Carroll Militia. His widow filed a pension claim 5/5/64. The claim says he was born in Washington County, VA, but other records indicate he was born in Grayson.

More About JOHN GENTRY JENKINS:

Burial: Probably Emory College Cemetery, Emory, VA

Cause of death (Facts Pg): Disease while in the Army

Military service: Pvt Co G. 54th VA

iv. ALBERT JENKINS, b. 11 May 1839, Grayson County, VA; d. 16 Apr 1913, Carroll County, VA; m. CYNTHIA JANE MIRIAM SEMONES, 08 Mar 1855, Grayson County, VA; b. 14 Oct 1836, Grayson County, VA; d. 02 Feb 1897, Carroll County, VA.

Notes for ALBERT JENKINS:

Carried on his father's business of blacksmithing. Lived in a large house just east of CCHS on rt 58. Served in the War with the 54th VA.

More About ALBERT JENKINS:

Burial: Hardy-Jenkins Cemetery, Carroll County, VA

Cause of death (Facts Pg): arteriosclerosis per death record

Military service: 54th VA Reg, CSA

More About CYNTHIA JANE MIRIAM SEMONES:

Burial: Hardy-Jenkins Cemetery, Carroll County, VA

v. HENRY HARRISON JENKINS, b. 07 Feb 1847, Carroll County, VA; d. 06 Mar 1910, Carroll County, VA; m. SUSAN F. HIGHLEY, 06 Aug 1868, Carroll County, VA; b. 06 Oct 1846, Carroll County, VA; d. 16 Jan 1928, Carroll County, VA.

More About HENRY HARRISON JENKINS:

Burial: Mtn Plains United Methodist Church Cemetery, Carroll County, VA

More About SUSAN F. HIGHLEY:

Burial: Mountain Plains United Methodist Church Cemetery, Carroll County, VA

vi. PATRA EMELINE JENKINS, b. 19 Jul 1849, Carroll County, VA; d. 07 Nov 1858, Carroll County, VA.

More About PATRA EMELINE JENKINS:

Burial: Hardy-Jenkins Cemetery, Carroll County, VA

Cause of death (Facts Pg): Scarlet fever per death record

vii. SARAH JANE JENKINS, b. 04 Jan 1854, Carroll County, VA; d. 17 Nov 1858, Carroll County, VA.

More About SARAH JANE JENKINS:

Burial: Hardy-Jenkins Cemetery, Carroll County, VA

Cause of death (Facts Pg): Scarlet fever per death record



1. JOSIAH3 HENLEY (JAMES B.2, JAMES1) was born Abt. 1817 in VA, and died 11 Apr 1890 in Carroll County, VA. He married MARY ELIZABETH MIDKIFF 1840 in Surry Co, NC, daughter of DAVID MIDKIFF and ELIZABETH NICHOLS. She died Bef. 1860 in Carroll County, VA.

Notes for JOSIAH HENLEY:

Marriage record does not give bride's last name, but from other records, it is clear she was a Midkiff. They came to Carroll in the mid 1840's.

More About JOSIAH HENLEY:

Cause of death (Facts Pg): Unknown at age 73 per death record


Children of JOSIAH HENLEY and MARY MIDKIFF are:

i. GEORGE WASHINGTON4 HENLEY, b. 25 Oct 1840, NC; d. 09 Jan 1917, Carroll County, VA; m. (1) JANE HORTON, 22 Jan 1863, Carroll County, VA; b. Jul 1841, Carroll County, VA; m. (2) ROSANNA GOAD, 26 Dec 1867, Carroll County, VA; b. Abt. 1838, Grayson County, VA.

Notes for GEORGE WASHINGTON HENLEY:

State paid $25 CSA veteran benefit for funeral

More About GEORGE WASHINGTON HENLEY:

Burial: Good Hope Cemetery

Cause of death (Facts Pg): Lobar pneumonia per death record

ii. MARY ANN HENLEY, b. Jul 1843, Surry County, NC; m. JOSEPH GYPSON, 08 Mar 1863, Surry Co, NC; b. Germany ?.

Notes for JOSEPH GYPSON:

According to family history, Joseph was from Germany and came over during the Civil War to observe. He supposedly went back to Germany (Prussia) after Cora was born, to fight in some war there and never came back.

iii. MIRIAM J. HENLEY, b. Abt. 1844, Carroll County, VA.

iv. ELIZABETH HENLEY, b. Abt. 1846, Carroll County, VA; d. Abt. 1909; m. EWELL SMITH, 10 Nov 1864, Carroll County, VA; b. 12 May 1842, Patrick County, VA; d. 22 Aug 1902.

v. MYRA HENLEY, b. Abt. 1848, Carroll County, VA.

vi. MARTHA HENLEY, b. Abt. 1853, Carroll County, VA.

vii. AMANDA MARGARET HENLEY, b. Abt. 1855, Carroll County, VA; m. JEFFERSON D. EDWARDS, 20 Apr 1887, Carroll County, VA.



1. LEWIS3 HENLEY (JAMES B.2, JAMES1) was born Abt. 1822 in Grayson County, VA, and died 07 Dec 1899 in Carroll County, VA. He married SUSAN HORTON 11 Mar 1851 in Carroll County, VA, daughter of JAMES HORTON and SARAH GOAD. She was born 1827 in Grayson County, VA, and died Aft. 1900 in Carroll County, VA.

Notes for LEWIS HENLEY:

Captured during the war and was a POW at Hart's Island, N. Y. Released 6-20-1865

5' 9-1/2", dark complexion, dark hair, black eyes.

More About LEWIS HENLEY:

Burial: Henley Cemetery, Carroll County, VA

Military service: Co A. 4th Va Infantry CSA


Children of LEWIS HENLEY and SUSAN HORTON are:

i. LOU4 HENLEY, b. Carroll County, VA; m. RICHARD THOMPSON.

ii. AARON F. HENLEY, b. 29 Mar 1850, Carroll County, VA; d. 14 Oct 1858, Carroll County, VA.

More About AARON F. HENLEY:

Cause of death (Facts Pg): Flux per death record

iii. MALINDA JANE HENLEY, b. 1852, Carroll County, VA; d. 1930, Carroll County, VA; m. HENRY FRANKLIN HORTON, 25 Sep 1879, Carroll County, VA; b. 25 Nov 1861, Carroll County, VA; d. 1942, Carroll County, VA.

More About MALINDA JANE HENLEY:

Burial: Henley Cemetery, Carroll County, VA

More About HENRY FRANKLIN HORTON:

Burial: Henley Cemetery, Carroll County, VA

iv. JEFFERSON T. HENLEY, b. 1854, Carroll County, VA; d. 1942, Carroll County, VA; m. MARY N. HUFF; b. 1855, Va; d. 1939, Carroll County, VA.

More About JEFFERSON T. HENLEY:

Burial: Marshall Cemetery, Carroll County, VA

More About MARY N. HUFF:

Burial: Marshall Cemetery, Carroll County, VA

v. SARAH AMANDA HENLEY, b. 22 Oct 1855, Carroll County, VA; d. 20 Mar 1902, Carroll County, VA; m. JOHN WEBB MARTIN, 18 Dec 1872, Carroll County, VA; b. 03 Mar 1855, Carroll County, VA; d. 14 Apr 1917, Carroll County, VA.

More About SARAH AMANDA HENLEY:

Burial: Henley Cemetery, Carroll County, VA

More About JOHN WEBB MARTIN:

Burial: Christopher Columbus Webb Cemetery, Carroll County, VA

Cause of death (Facts Pg): Heart disease

Death informant: W. E. Martin

vi. ELLIS HENLEY, b. Abt. 1859, Carroll County, VA; m. UNKNOWN HUFF.

vii. REUBEN H. HENLEY, b. 17 Oct 1862, Carroll County, VA; d. 31 May 1936, Carroll County, VA; m. RHODA FRANCES JENKINS, 05 Feb 1901, Carroll County, VA; b. 28 Jun 1858, Carroll County, VA; d. 16 Jun 1935, Carroll County, VA.

More About REUBEN H. HENLEY:

Burial: Mountain Plains United Methodist Church Cemetery, Carroll County, VA

Notes for RHODA FRANCES JENKINS:

Listed as "colored" in the marriage records

More About RHODA FRANCES JENKINS:

Burial: Mountain Plains United Methodist Church Cemetery, Carroll County, VA

viii. MARY LEWIS HENLEY, b. 19 May 1865, Carroll County, VA; d. 25 Sep 1950, Carroll County, VA; m. RICHARD FLOYD THOMPSON, 12 Feb 1891, Carroll County, VA; b. 20 Nov 1846, Carroll County, VA; d. 18 Mar 1917, Carroll County, VA.

More About MARY LEWIS HENLEY:

Burial: Hal Webb Cemetery, Carroll County, VA

More About RICHARD FLOYD THOMPSON:

Burial: Hal Webb Cemetery, Carroll County, VA

Cause of death (Facts Pg): Chronic heart disease per death record

Death informant: Lou Thompson

ix. JESTON A. HENLEY, b. Oct 1867, Carroll County, VA; m. GRANVILLE MCGRADY, 20 Jan 1892, Carroll County, VA; b. 10 Jan 1844, Carroll County, VA; d. 07 Dec 1913, Carroll County, VA.

Notes for GRANVILLE MCGRADY:

(Per J. P. Alderman's 29th VA History) Enlisted 3/5/62 Co C, 29th VA in Carroll; transferred to Co F 4/62. Postwar record says he was wounded at Drewry's Bluff

Granville went west after the war, staying some twenty-five years before returning to Carroll Co. to marry in 1892. He lived near Sunnyside.

His widow's pension says he died 04DEC1911, but his marker says 1913.





More About GRANVILLE MCGRADY:

Burial: Henley Cemetery, Carroll County, VA

Military service: Co C & F. 29th VA, CSA

x. ELLEN HENLEY, b. Abt. 1873, Carroll County, VA.

xi. MELESSA E. HENLEY, b. Abt. 1874, Carroll County, VA; m. CHARLES SIDNEY MIDKIFF, 07 Feb 1889, Carroll County, VA; b. 14 Oct 1872, Carroll County, VA.



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