William  Franklin Ennis Sr.

William Franklin Ennis Sr. (1856 - 1939)

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William Franklin "Hank" Ennis Sr.
Born in Warren Co., Kymap
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Husband of — married 7 Dec 1898 in Sumner Co., Tennmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Warren Co., Kymap
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When William Franklin Ennis was born on April 13, 1856, in Warren, Kentucky, his father, William Franklin Ennis, Sr, was 29 and his mother, Nancy Mandane Gatewood, was 24. He married Beulah Jane Holman and they had five children together. He died on April 3, 1939, in Bowling Green, Kentucky, at the age of 82, and was buried there.

William Franklin Ennis Sr. Birth 13 APRIL 1856 • Warren County, Kentucky, USA Death 3 APRIL 1939 • Bowling Green, Warren, KY

Father: William Tennant Ennis b: 20 Aug 1826 in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky Death: 30 Jan 1862 in Bowling Green, Warren **

Mother: Nancy Mandane Gatewood b: 06 Dec 1831 in Butler, Kentucky Death: 31 Jan 1902 in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky *

Marriage 1 Beulah Jane Holman b: 28 Apr 1878 in Robertson, Tennessee Death: 27 Apr 1907 in Warren, Kentucky * Married: 7 Dec 1898 in Robertston County, Tennessee

Children William Franklin Ennis Jr b: 5 Oct 1899 in Warren, Kentucky Death: 10 Nov 1968 in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky * Thomas Marshall Ennis b: 3 Oct 1901 in Warren, Kentucky Death: 11 Oct 1901 in Warren, Kentucky * Jessie Mandane Ennis b: November 23, 1902 in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky Death: 7 Jul 1982 in Petersburg, Pike, Indiana *** Noel Penick Ennis b: 28 Feb 1905 in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky Death: 17 Sep 1975 in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky * Leslie Holman Ennis b: April 23, 1907 in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky Death: 31 Dec 1983 in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky * burial in Fairview Cemetery * burial in Campbell-Shield Cemetery ** burial in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Petersburg, Pike County, Indiana Plot: Section O ***

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William Franklin Ennis, Sr was the son of William Tennant Ennis and Nancy Mandane Gatewood. He married late in life (age 44) to Beulah Jane Holman, niece of his business associate Tom Jeff Sweeney. They were the parents of 5 children, 4 surviving to adulthood. He was owner-operator of Ennis Stone Company.

His brothers and sisters

Victoria Josephine Ennis 1851 – 1923 Joseph Marshall "M M" Ennis 1852 – 1930 Mary Thomas Ennis 1854 – 1855 William Franklin "WFE" Ennis Sr. 1856 – 1939 Emma Belle Ennis 1858 – 1908 John Willis Ennis 1861 – 1862 All are buried at Fairview Cemetery except John Willis Ennis who I believe to be buried near his father and sister Mary Thomas Ennis in the Campbell-Shields Cemetery in Warren Co, Ky

He married Beulah Jane Holman on Dec 7, 1898 in Sumner Co., Tennessee.

their children William Franklin* Ennis Jr 1899 – 1968 Thomas Marshall Ennis 1901 – 1901 Jesse Mandane Ennis 1902 – 1982 Noel Penick Ennis Sr. 1905 – 1975 Leslie Holman Ennis 1907 – 1983 [Edit Bio] Family links: [Edit] Parents: William Tennant Ennis (1826 - 1862) Nancy Mandane Gatewood Ennis (1831 - 1902)

Spouse: Beulah Jane Holman Ennis (1878 - 1907)

Children: William Franklin Ennis (1899 - 1968)* Thomas Marshall Ennis (1901 - 1901)* Jesse Mandane Ennis Hobson (1902 - 1982)* Noel Penick Ennis (1905 - 1975)* Leslie Holman Ennis (1907 - 1983)*

Siblings Victoria Josephine Ennis Ennis (1851 - 1923)* Joseph Marshall Ennis (1852 - 1930)* Mary Thomas Ennis (1854 - 1855)* William Franklin Ennis (1856 - 1939) Emma Belle Ennis Ennis (1858 - 1908)* John Willis Ennis (1861 - 1862)*

Burial: Fairview Cemetery Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky Find A Grave Memorial# 79375424

Kentucky, Birth Records, 1847-1911 Name Wm F Ennis Birth Date 13 Apr 1856 Birth Place Warren, Kentucky, USA Ethnicity White Gender Male Household Members Name Age Wm T Ennis Nancy M Gatewood W T Ennis

Kentucky, Death Records, 1852-1963 Name W F Ennis Sr Gender Male Race White Age 82 Birth Date 13 Apr 1856 Birth Place Warren, Kentucky Death Date 3 Apr 1939 Death Place Warren, Kentucky, USA Household Members Name Age W F Ennis Sr Mandane Gatewood W T Ennis Mrs Beulah Holman Ennis

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