William Richard Hennessee

Male 1829 - 1898  (69 years)


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  • Name William Richard Hennessee 
    Born 6 Apr 1829  Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 0___ 1850  Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 11 Oct 1898  North Cove, McDowell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried North Catawba Cemetery, North Cove, McDowell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Person ID I1199  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2014 

    Father Patrick Hennessa,   b. ~ 1793, Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1845, (Caldwell County) North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Mother Nancy Sudderth,   b. 4 Apr 1799, Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1889, McDowell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 8 Feb 1824  Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • , Jacob Johnson, Bondsman
    Family ID F354  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hannah M. Brown,   b. 18 Jun 1840, McDowell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1860, McDowell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1859  McDowell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Jos. Ferree, Bondsman
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F678  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Olive Elizabeth "Elizabeth" Brown,   b. 10 Mar 1840, McDowell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1925, North Cove, McDowell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married (McDowell County, North Carolina) Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence (Family) 0___ 1880  North Cove, McDowell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. William Lee "Will" Hennessee,   b. 17 Apr 1869, North Cove, McDowell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1958, Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     2. Paralee "Parry" Hennessee,   b. 23 Apr 1870, McDowell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1945, Silver Creek, Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. James Patrick Hennessee,   b. 4 Jun 1872, North Cove, McDowell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1937, McDowell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     4. Samuel Arthur "Uncle Bunk" Hennessee,   b. 24 May 1874, Pitt County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1948, Pinehurst, Moore County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     5. Wade Hampton Hennessee,   b. 26 Oct 1876, North Cove, McDowell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1954, Marion, McDowell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     6. Robert Horace Hennessee, Sr.,   b. 1 May 1879, North Cove, McDowell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1931, North Cove, McDowell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F524  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Apr 1829 - Burke County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 0___ 1850 - Burke County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Oct 1859 - McDowell County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence (Family) - 0___ 1880 - North Cove, McDowell County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Oct 1898 - North Cove, McDowell County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - North Catawba Cemetery, North Cove, McDowell County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - - (McDowell County, North Carolina) Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Had brown and a red beard, his slaves referred to him as "Old Satan". Information on most of his progeny supplied by Keith Corwyn Hennessee.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1327] Keith Corwyn Hennessee | 19 Oct 1991 | Family Group Records & Personal Research | keith.hennessee@nov.com.

    2. [S52459] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Hennessee&GSiman=1&GScid=2303193&GRid=52748220&.

    3. [S51104] "United States Census, 1850," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M4BW-DYW : accessed.

    4. [S1328] Hennessee,Keith Corwyn;1705 Timberway,Richardson,TX 75082,Tel:214/699-7449;.

    5. [S35] Nita Raye Hennessee Shephard (1913-2003) | major contributor for the JOHN HENNESSEE Family.

    6. [S49806] "United States Census, 1880," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MCXW-FHX : accessed.