Meredith Hunter Hennessa

Male 1900 - 1983  (82 years)


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  • Name Meredith Hunter Hennessa 
    Nickname Dick 
    Born 12 Oct 1900  Cleveland County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Sep 1983  Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Sharon Memorial Cemetery, Charlotte, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I1458  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2014 

    Father Patrick Lee Hennessa,   b. 5 Oct 1872, Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1927, Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Roberta "Bertie" Reid,   b. 0___ 1879, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1937, Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Married 0___ 1897  (North Carolina) Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence (Family) 0___ 1910  Cleveland County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F556  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Evelyn Norwood Wilkins,   b. 0___ 1906, Manning, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. April 1991, Reston, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Married 29 Dec 1929  Goldsboro, Wayne County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Meredith Hunter Hennessa, Jr.,   b. 23 Nov 1931, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1953, Kinston, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     2. Grant Wilkins Hennessa
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F557  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Oct 1900 - Cleveland County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Dec 1929 - Goldsboro, Wayne County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Sep 1983 - Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Sharon Memorial Cemetery, Charlotte, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • --Son of Patrick Lee Hennessa and wife Bertha "Bertie" Reid. The family was living in Cleveland County in 1910 and in the city of Shelby in 1920.

      --He married Evelyn Wilkins on Dec. 27, 1929 in Wayne County, NC. They had 2 sons: Meredith Hunter Hennessa, Jr. and Grant Wilkins Hennessa.

      --Occupation: Furniture Salesman in Shelby in 1930. Salesman with a wholesale radio company in Charlotte in 1940. He was later self employed in furniture sales.

      --Following his death, his wife moved to Virginia and died there in 1991. It appears she did not use her spot in their double headstone. [3]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1743] Hennessa,Grant & Gail;Family Group Charts & research, 11156 Forest Edge.

    2. [S5879] "United States Census, 1910," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:ML9W-CHQ : accesse.

    3. [S1666] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=hennessa&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=127267614&df=all&.

    4. [S1037] Grant & Gail Hennessa | Interview 2 Apr 2000 | Family Group Charts | ghenn36@aol.com.