Elizabeth (Morgan) Hensley
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Elizabeth W. (Morgan) Hensley (1813)

Elizabeth W. Hensley formerly Morgan
Born in , Monongalia County, Virginia, United States of Americamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 19 Jan 1832 in , Vermilion County, Illinois, United States of Americamap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] in Georgetown, Vermilion County, Illinois, United States of Americamap
Profile last modified | Created 2 Feb 2011
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N.B.I am changing Elizabeth's date of birth from 10 Jan 1813 to 3 Apr 1813 so that it will be in line with her FAG entry. If you have information and a valid source as to her actual dob, please enter it here and notify me and/or the profile manager. Thank you. (Patricia Prickett Hickin, 2 Dec 2019)

Elizabeth was born in , MONONGALIA Co., VA, USA, on 10 January 1813, one of eleven children of Achilles and Susanna Scott Morgan. She married Jephtha Hensley a week after her nineteenth birthday, on 19 January 1832 in Vermilion Co., IL, USA, and they had eleven known children. She died at an unknown date and is buried in Bock Cemetery, Westville, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA.

1880 census

Elizabeth Hensley appears  in the 1880 United States Federal Census as a widow whose occupation is farming, living with a 19-year-old grand-daughter.

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Name: Elizabeth Hensley; Age: 65; Birth Date: c1815; Birthplace: Virginia; Home in 1880: Grand River, Carroll County, Missouri, USA; Dwelling Number: 226; Race: White; Gender: Female; Head of House; Marital Status:

Widowed; Father's Birthplace: Virginia; Mother's Birthplace: Virginia; Occupation: Farming.

Household Members: Name Age
Elizabeth Hensley 65
Alice Cheatham 19[1]

From Findagrave.com

Elizabeth W Morgan Hensley
Birth: Apr. 3, 1813, Monongalia County, Virginia, USA; Death: unknown, Georgetown,Vermilion County,Illinois, USA.
Wife of Jeptha Hensley 
Family links: Parents: Achilles Morgan (1772 - 1860), Susanna Scott Morgan (1772 - 1851); Spouse: Jeptha Hensley (1806 - 1850); Children: America Amanda Hensley Blakeney (1842 - 1926), George D. Hensley (1844 - 1936), Mary E. Hensley Stevens (1852 - 1929); Siblings: Mary Morgan Parrish (1795 - 1877), Drusilla Morgan Underwood (1801 - 1884), Morgan Morgan (1803 - 1839), Thomas Scott Morgan (1808 - 1869).
Burial: Bock Cemetery, Westville, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA[2]


  1. 1880 Census, Grand River, Carroll County, Missouri; Roll 679, Family History Film 1254679, Page 565A, Image 11 of 25, Enumeration District 158, Ancestry.com. Transcription URL: http://search.ancestryheritagequest.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=DTn1640&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=1880usfedcen&gss=angs-d&new=1&rank=1&gsfn=elizabeth&gsfn_x=0&gsln=hensley&gsln_x=0&msbdy=1813&msbpn__ftp=Virginia,%20USA&msbpn=49&msbpn_PInfo=5-%7C0%7C1652393%7C0%7C2%7C0%7C49%7C0%7C0%7C0%7C0%7C0%7C&msrpn__ftp=Hickory%20County,%20Missouri,%20USA&msrpn=1363&msrpn_PInfo=7-%7C0%7C1652393%7C0%7C2%7C0%7C28%7C0%7C1363%7C0%7C0%7C0%7C&MSAV=1&uidh=23h&pcat=35&fh=0&h=33760371&recoff=&ml_rpos=1. Image URL: https://www.ancestryheritagequest.com/interactive/6742/4241876-00375?pid=33760371&backurl=http://search.ancestryheritagequest.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc%3DDTn1640%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource%26usePUBJs%3Dtrue%26indiv%3D1%26db%3D1880usfedcen%26gss%3Dangs-d%26new%3D1%26rank%3D1%26gsfn%3Delizabeth%26gsfn_x%3D0%26gsln%3Dhensley%26gsln_x%3D0%26msbdy%3D1813%26msbpn__ftp%3DVirginia,%2520USA%26msbpn%3D49%26msbpn_PInfo%3D5-%257C0%257C1652393%257C0%257C2%257C0%257C49%257C0%257C0%257C0%257C0%257C0%257C%26msrpn__ftp%3DHickory%2520County,%2520Missouri,%2520USA%26msrpn%3D1363%26msrpn_PInfo%3D7-%257C0%257C1652393%257C0%257C2%257C0%257C28%257C0%257C1363%257C0%257C0%257C0%257C%26MSAV%3D1%26uidh%3D23h%26pcat%3D35%26fh%3D0%26h%3D33760371%26recoff%3D%26ml_rpos%3D1&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=DTn1640&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true. Accessed 12 Oct 2017 by Patricia Prickett Hickin.
  2. renolady, "Elizabeth W Morgan Hensley," Findagrave.com. Record added: Apr 29, 2010. URL: https://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=hensley&GSiman=1&GScid=104806&GRid=51787952&. Accessed 18 July 2017 by Patricia Prickett Hickin.


  • Alice (Wilson) Brooks created Elizabeth (Morgan) Hensley on 2 February 2011


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