Newton Moman Henson

10 January 1846–13 June 1918 (Age 72)
Marshall, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Newton Moman

When Newton Moman Henson was born on 10 January 1846, in Marshall, Kentucky, United States, his father, Phillip Goodbread Henson, was 35 and his mother, Mary Catherine Johnson, was 38. He married Avira Victoria Dent on 18 August 1868, in Marshall, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Marshall, Marshall, Kentucky, United States in 1850. He died on 13 June 1918, in Marshall, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Symsonia Cemetery, Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States.

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Newton Moman Henson
Avira Victoria Dent
Marriage: 18 August 1868
Mallie Isabel Henson
Hulda Jane Henson
William Franklin Henson
Lynn Boyd Henson

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18 August 1868
Marshall, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 4

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the personal name Henn(e), a short form of Henry 1, Hayne ( see Hain 2), or Hendy .2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAmhsaigh ( see Hampson 2).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Newton M Henson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Newton Henson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • N Henson in household of P G Henson, "United States Census, 1860"

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