Rebecca P. Hensley

about 1827– (Age NaN)
Roane, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Rebecca P.

When Rebecca P. Hensley was born about 1827, in Roane, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Hensley, was 27 and her mother, Mary Ann Erwin, was 25. She lived in Greene, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

James Hensley
Mary Ann Erwin
Elizabeth J. Hensley
Rebecca P. Hensley
Louisa Huldah Hensley
James Frederick Hensley
Cornelius Hensley
Catharine Hensley
Delliah M Hensley
Amos H Hensley
Matilda A Hensley
Anna Malinda Hensley

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World Events (3)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 3
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail
Age 3
Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built
Age 8
The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hensley in East Worlington (Devon), from the Old English personal name Hēahmund (genitive Hēahmundes) + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Rebecca Hensley in household of James Hensley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rebecca P Hensly in household of James Hensly, "United States Census, 1850"

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