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Rev. Silas Brinkley Hensely[1]

Male 1845 - 1904  (59 years)


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  • Name Silas Brinkley Hensely 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 1 Apr 1845  Bee Log, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Jul 1904  Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Bee Log Cemetery, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I18516  Family
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2018 

    Father Banaster Hensely 
    Mother Mary Jane Briggs 
    Family ID F13453  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Jane Wilson,   b. 20 Jan 1850, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1905, Yancey Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F8351  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jul 1904 - Yancey Co., North Carolina Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Silas Brinkley Hensley was born 4/1/1845 in Yancey County, Bee Log Community, North Carolina. Silas married Martha Jane Wilson (b. 1/20/1850 in Yancey County) the daughter Of Rev. Samuel Wilson. Silas was the son of Banaster Hensley and Mary Jane Briggs.

      Silas and Martha made their home on Hensley Branch (this road was named after the Hensley Family). Silas was a farmer and a Baptist Minister. The Silas Hensley home is still standing, and after his death his daughter Altha Hensley and her Husband James Wilson raised their family in it. James and Altha’s daughter Thelma Wilson was the last one to live in the Silas Hensley home. Silas died 7/1/1904 and Martha died on 8/23/1905 and both are buried in the Bee Log Hill Cemetery in Yancey County. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2979] Silas Brinkley Hensley and wife Martha Jane Wilson.