Esther Hensley

1810–2 April 1865 (Age 55)
Washington, Indiana, United States

The Life of Esther

When Esther Hensley was born in 1810, in Washington, Indiana, United States, her father, Edmond Hensley, was 30 and her mother, Mary Garrett, was 31. She married John Wesley Morgan on 24 September 1829, in Washington, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Franklin Township, Washington, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 April 1865, in Washington, Indiana, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in South Boston, Franklin Township, Washington, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Morgan
1802–1875
Esther Hensley
1810–1865
Marriage: 24 September 1829
Isaac Morgan
1828–
Mary J Morgan
1841–1872
Joel Morgan
1831–1855
William W Morgan
1833–1862
William C Morgan
1834–1868
Aaron Morgan
1837–1905
John N Morgan
1838–1869
Thomas J Morgan
1839–
James M Morgan
1843–
Elizabeth E. Morgan
1845–
Amanda Elizabeth Morgan
1848–1872
Francis Marion Morgan
1849–1865

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 September 1829
Washington, Indiana, United States
children

(12)

    Isaac Morgan

    Male1828–Male

    Male1831–1855Male

    William W Morgan

    Male1833–1862Male

    William C Morgan

    Male1834–1868Male

    Male1837–1905Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1816

Age 6

Indiana is the 19th state.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 15

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English:1. probably a habitational name from either of two places in Devon: Hensley in East Worlington, which is named with the Old English personal name Hēahmund + Old English lēah ‘(woodland) clearing’, or Hensleigh in Tiverton, which is named from Old English hengest ‘stallion’ (or the Old English personal name Hengest) + lēah. 2. possibly also a variant of Hemsley .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Esther Morgan in household of John Morgan, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hester Morgan in household of John Morgan, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Esther Kenedy, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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