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Subject: [HENRY] HENRY,HYATT,CROW,HESS
Date: Sat, 09 Aug 2008 18:43:42 +0000
I am currently researching for an upcoming biography of Robert M. Henry, the Revolutionary War hero of King’s Mountain. Robert settled in Western North Carolina in the early 1800s. Hoping to connect with any descendants of Robert or related families. His family is listed below.
Robert’s son,William Lewis Henry, had a daughter name Mary Arizona Henry, who married John B Hyatt and migrated to Washington State around 1900. She died in Grays Harbor County in 1941.
Mary Arizona Henry, granddaughter of Robert M Henry, had a son named Harry Hyatt and daughters Annie and Sydney, who married Emil Hess and Charlie Crow. I am also trying to locate Hyatt, Crow and Hess descendants. Annie Hess is on the 1930 census in Aberdeen, Grays Harbor, Washington State. In 1920 Sydney Crow is in Aberdeen, Grays Harbor, Washington State.
Although I absolutely welcome any and all Henry family information, some of which may be included in the book, I am particularly intrigued by a story related to me about the “Silver Whistle”. As the story goes, Ferguson, the British General at King’s Mountain directed his troops by the sound of a silver whistle he carried.
After he was killed the whistle was supposedly given to young Robert Henry, who had been bayoneted in the leg during the battle. I was told that relatives from Washington State had visited other Henry descendants years ago, and stated that their grandmother had this whistle. I would like to know if that story is true, and if so, does the whistle still exist?
If anyone has something they are willing to share about the these families: stories, documents, photos, anything, please respond either on the list or privately at . I do have a lot of information I can share with you also.
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Fear in North Carolina: The Civil War Journals and Letters of the Henry Family
Descendants of Robert HENRY - August 9, 2008
1. Robert HENRY was born between February 9, 1765 and 10, 1765 in Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina. He died in 1863 in Cherokee, Clay Co., North Carolina.
Robert HENRY and Dorcas Bell LOVE were married in May 1814. Dorcas Bell LOVE (daughter of Col. Robert LOVE and Mary Ann DILLARD) was born on February 9, 1797. She died on February 5, 1857. Robert HENRY and Dorcas Bell LOVE had the following children:
2 i. William Lewis HENRY, born on November 24, 1823; married Cornelia Catherine SMITH, on April 5, 1855; died on April 8, 1900, North Carolina.
3 ii. Mary Louise HENRY, born on September 3, 1815; married Reuben DEAVER, on April 27, 1830, Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina; died on April 6, 1844.
4 iii. Robert Marcellus HENRY, born in 1821; died in 1885.
5 iv. Elizabeth Isabella HENRY, born in 1822; died in 1915.
6 v. Martha Ann HENRY, born in 1825; died in 1896.
7 vi. James Love HENRY, born in 1835; died in 1884.
2. William Lewis HENRY was born on November 24, 1823. He died on April 8, 1900 in North Carolina. He was buried in Henry Family Cemetery, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.
William Lewis HENRY and Cornelia Catherine SMITH were married on April 5, 1855. Cornelia Catherine SMITH (daughter of William SMITH Sr. and Mary HOLLINGSWORTH) was born on August 19, 1836 in Spartanburg Co., South Carolina. She died on April 3, 1917. She was buried in Acton United Methodist Cemetery. William Lewis HENRY and Cornelia Catherine SMITH had the following children:
8 i. Robert Pinckney HENRY, born on July 20, 1856; married Virginia Alice (Minnie) TROGDON, on May 1, 1888; died on July 13, 1911, Winston Salem, Forsyth Co., North Carolina.
ii. Cora Aletha HENRY was born on November 17, 1857. She died on September 10, 1858. She was buried in Henry Family Cemetery, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.
9 iii. Mary Arizona HENRY, born on March 21, 1859; married John B. HYATT, on October 16, 1881; died on May 14, 1941, Aberdeen, Grays Harbor, Washington.
iv. William Smith HENRY was born on March 11, 1861. He died on January 19, 1888 in Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.
10 v. Gustavus Adolphus HENRY, born on March 8, 1863; married Elizabeth SUBER, on September 6, 1891; died on February 2, 1931, Miami, Florida.
11 vi. Edmond Lee HENRY, born on April 22, 1865; married Mamie E. POWELL, in August 1894; died on April 25, 1934.
vii. Sidney Polk HENRY was born on February 18, 1867. He died on September 26, 1891. He was buried in Henry Family Cemetery, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.
12 viii. Kate Cornelia Love HENRY, born on January 22, 1869; married E. J. BAYLES, on October 8, 1910; died on October 14, 1946.
13 ix. James Thomas HENRY, born on March 24, 1872; married Maggie Annie HAMS, on December 23, 1902; died on June 6, 1947.
14 x. Arthur Lewis HENRY, born on April 5, 1874; married Maggie DAVIS, on May 23, 1897; married Mantie MILLER, in April 1910; died on August 15, 1919, Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.
15 xi. Walter Vance HENRY, born on February 16, 1877; married Helen Marion ORPIN, on November 6, 1912; died on February 18, 1945.
16 xii. Wade Hampton HENRY, born on February 21, 1879; married Fannie HOLBROOK, on September 19, 1917; died on December 6, 1924.
3. Mary Louise HENRY was born on September 3, 1815. She died on April 6, 1844. She was buried in Henry Family Cemetery, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.
Mary Louise HENRY and Reuben DEAVER were married on April 27, 1830 in Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina. Reuben DEAVER was born on May 28, 1807 in Haywood Co., North Carolina. He died on May 23, 1852 in Bumcombe Co., North Carolina. He was buried in Henry Family Cemetery, Buncombe Co., North Carolina. Mary Louise HENRY and Reuben DEAVER had the following children:
i. William Harrison DEAVER was born on June 9, 1834. He died on July 14, 1864. He was buried in Henry Family Cemetery, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.
ii. Eugenia Eliza DEAVER was born on November 23, 1836.
iii. Frances Louiza DEAVER was born in 1838.
4. Robert Marcellus HENRY was born in 1821. He died in 1885. He was a Lawyer. He was buried in Waynesville, Haywood Co., North Carolina.
5. Elizabeth Isabella HENRY was born in 1822. She died in 1915. She was buried in Cedar Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.
Elizabeth Isabella HENRY and William B. TIDWELL had the following children:
17 i. Martha A. TIDWELL.
18 ii. Mary Belle TIDWELL, born in 1841; died in 1922.
6. Martha Ann HENRY was born in 1825. She died in 1896.
Martha Ann HENRY and Edgar John ARTHUR had the following children:
19 ii. Edward L. ARTHUR.
7. James Love HENRY was born in 1835. He died Locked bowels (appendicitis) in 1884.
James Love HENRY and Mary (Mollie) ALEXANDER had the following children:
iv. Jarvas HENRY was a Lawyer & a State Judge.