Willie Alice Henegar

9 March 1877–24 November 1933 (Age 56)
Smyth, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Willie Alice

When Willie Alice Henegar was born on 9 March 1877, in Smyth, Virginia, United States, her father, John Henry Anderson Copenhaver, was 29 and her mother, Delilah Jane Hennegar, was 15. She married Luther Eugene Martin Sr. on 10 April 1895, in Smyth, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Marion, Smyth, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Saint Clair District, Smyth, Virginia, United States in 1930. She died on 24 November 1933, in Smyth, Virginia, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Saint James Lutheran Church Cemetery, Chilhowie, Smyth, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Luther Eugene Martin Sr.
Willie Alice Henegar
Marriage: 10 April 1895
Lee Hall Martin
Charles Smith Martin
Charmie Martin
Claude Douglas Martin
David Ward Martin
Martha Washington Martin
Kathryn Martin
Ruth Elizabeth Martin
Polly Ann Martin
Luther Eugene Martin Jr.

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  • Marriage
    10 April 1895Smyth, Virginia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 4
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 5
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
    1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument
    Age 17
    On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 595;2007: 1238; 2010: 1810)Americanized form of German Henniger . This surname is found predominantly in TN.

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

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    Sources (22)

    • Alice C Martin in entry for David W Martin, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
    • Alice Martin in household of Luther E Martin, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Alice Hen?Iar in entry for Robert Pearson Maurin and Martha Washington Martin, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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