Rachel Hennessee

Rachel Hennessee

Female 1836 - 1902  (65 years)

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  • Name Rachel Hennessee 
    Born 3 Jun 1836  (Wright County, Missouri) Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 25 Mar 1902  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Shellsford Cemetery, 121 Bottoms Road, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee 37111 Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I58  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 23 Nov 2015 

    Father Thomas Hennessee,   b. 1764-1795, Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1861-1865, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Sarah "Sally" Jennings,   b. 27 Jun 1814, (Warren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1887, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married (~1826)  (Warren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence (Family) 1860  Wright County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence (Family) 1860  Wright County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 James Crawford Butcher,   b. 0___ 1834, (Grainger County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1864  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Married (~1853)  (Wright County, Missouri) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Mitchell "Mitchell" Butcher,   b. 10 Mar 1854, (Wright County) Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1936, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     2. Sarah E(lizabeth) "Betsey" Butcher,   b. 5 May 1863, (Grainger County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1939, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F50  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 James Farless,   b. 15 Jan 1832, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1906, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 14 Sep 1867  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • by Daniel Wiseman, JP
    Children 
     1. William Thomas "Tom" Farless,   b. 1 Sep 1868, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1945, Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Obediah D. "Obie" Farless,   b. 7 Jan 1871, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1955, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. Mollie D Farless,   b. 5 Jun 1874, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1937, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. Arminta "Minnie" Farless,   b. 14 Aug 1874, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1952, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     5. Nancy Elizabeth "Elizabeth" Farless,   b. 23 Jan 1876, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Shellsford Cemetery, 121 Bottoms Road, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee 37111 Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F51  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Jun 1836 - (Wright County, Missouri) Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Sep 1867 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Mar 1902 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shellsford Cemetery, 121 Bottoms Road, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee 37111 Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - (~1853) - (Wright County, Missouri) Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Rachel Hennessee Butcher Farless (1836 - 1902)
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    She is buried in Shellsford Cemetery, Warren County, Tennessee

  • Notes 
    • Her mother, Sally Jennings is living with her and James Farless in 1880.

      1900 Warren census cites her birth-state as MO through her daughter Rachel biographical information...DAH.

      1860 Wright Co.,MO Federal Census cites her birth-state as TN...DAH
    • From: Ladyejane Hunter [mailto:ladyejane@infoave.net]
      Sent: Saturday, October 13, 2007 2:19 AM
      To: Hennessee, David; Hennessee, David
      Subject: Hennessee, Rachel

      David,

      Don't know which address is currently yours.

      I have a question about a Rachel Hennessee as to who her parents are. See
      attached.

      Ladye Jane


      Descendants of Rachel Hennessee


      Generation No. 1

      1. Rachel1 Hennessee was born circa 1837 in TN/MO. She married (1) James C. Butcher in Did not locate a marriage in Warren Co., TN. He was born circa 1835 in TN, and died in Possibly died in Civil War. She married (2) James Farless 15 Sep 1867 in Warren Co., TN by Daniel Wiseman, JP.
      Notes for Rachel Hennessee:
      1870 US Census, HH 71-71, CD 5, PO McMinnville,, TN, Warren Co., TN. 5 Aug 1870
      FARLISS, James, 34, m, w, farm labor, per est=$150, cannot read/write, TN
      Rachel, 33, f, w, keeping house, TN
      Wm. _., __, m, w, TN
      BUTCHER, James, 12, m, w, school, MO
      Sarah, 8, f, w, school, MO
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      Notes for James C. Butcher:
      1860 US Census, HH 315-311, CD , PO Hartville, Wright Co., MO. 16 Aug 1860.
      Name: James C Butcher Age in 1860: 25 Birth Year: abt 1835 Birthplace: TN Gender: Male
      BUTCHER, James C., 25, m, farmer, per est=$100, TN
      Rachel, 23, f, TN
      James M., 2. m, MO
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      More About James Farless: Burial: Shellsford Cemetery, Warren Co., TN; Military: CSA

      Children of Rachel Hennessee and James Butcher are:
      + 2 i. James Mitchell2 Butcher, born 10 Mar 1854 in MO; died 23 Jan 1936.
      + 3 ii. Sarah E. Butcher, born 05 May 1863 in MO; died 22 Nov 1939.

      Children of Rachel Hennessee and James Farless are:
      + 4 i. Thomas2 Farless, 1 Sep 1868 in Warren Co., TN - 20 Oct 1945 in Van Buren Co., TN.
      + 5 ii. Obie Farless.
      6 iii. Daughter Farless. She married Lee Smith.


      Generation No. 2

      2. James Mitchell2 Butcher (Rachel1 Hennessee) was born 10 Mar 1854 in MO, and died 23 Jan 19361. He married (1) Nancy A. Douglas 10 Mar 1881 in Warren Co., TN by I.E. Neal, JP, daughter of Joel Douglas and Second Wife. She was born 19 Jan 1863 in TN, and died 10 Sep 1892. He married (2) Cora Harrison 09 Jul 1893 in Warren Co., TN by S.L. Cunningham, JP, daughter of Alexander Harrison and Emmaline Cunningham. She was born 10 Mar 1874 in TN, and died 28 Feb 19482.
      More About James Mitchell Butcher: Burial: Shellsford Cemetery, Warren Co., TN
      More About Nancy A. Douglas: Burial: Shellsford Cemetery, Warren Co., TN3
      More About Cora Harrison: Burial: Shellsford Cemetery, Warren Co., TN

      Child of James Butcher and Nancy Douglas is:
      7 i. James B.3 Butcher, born 10 Mar 1881; died 06 May 1959. He married Leona Catherine Farless 17 Oct 1902; born 09 Jan 1887; died 30 Apr 19734.
      More About James B. Butcher: Burial: Shellsford Cemetery, Warren Co., TN4
      More About Leona Catherine Farless: Burial: Shellsford Cemetery, Warren Co., TN

      Children of James Butcher and Cora Harrison are:
      + 8 i. Flora3 Butcher, born 06 Jun 1894; died 08 Aug 1925.
      9 ii. Infant Butcher, born Apr 1897; died Apr 1897.
      More About Infant Butcher: Burial: Shellsford Cem., Warren Co., TN
      + 10 iii. Howard Foster Butcher, born 06 Aug 1905; died 22 Dec 1984.


      3. Sarah E.2 Butcher (Rachel1 Hennessee) was born 05 May 1863 in MO, and died 22 Nov 1939. She married William Polk McVey 23 Dec 1880 in Warren Co., TN by W.R. Paine, MG, son of L.E. McVey and Louisa Austin. He was born 05 Jan 1864 in TN, and died 03 Feb 1903.
      Notes for Sarah E. Butcher:
      1910 US Census, HH 8-8, CD 4, Warren Co., TN.
      Name: Sarah McVay Age in 1910: 47 Est'd birth year: abt 1863 Birthplace: TN Race: White Gender: Female Marital Status: Widowed Relation to Head of House: Head
      Father's Birth Place: Mousery Mother's Birth Place: Moussery
      McVAY, Sarah, 47, f, w, head, wid, 10 of 12 alive, farm, owns,TN,MO,MO
      Grover, 23, m, w, son, farm laborer, TN,TN,TN
      Polo, 20, m, w, son, farm laborer, TN,TN,TN
      Joesy, 17, f, w, dau, house work in home, TN,TN,TN
      Hittie, 15. f, w, dau, TN,TN,TN
      Charley, 13, m, w, son, TN,TN,TN
      Frank, 11, m,. w. son, TN,TN,TN
      Unis, 8, f, , dau, TN,TN,TN
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      More About Sarah E. Butcher: Burial: Shellsford Cemetery, Warren Co., TN5
      Notes for William Polk McVey:
      1900 US Census, HH 22-23, CD 4, Warren Co., TN. 16 June 1900
      William McVey Age: 36 Estimated birth year: abt 1864 Birthplace: TN Race: White
      Relationship to head-of-house: Head Spouse's name: Sarah E
      Household Members: Name Age
      William McVey 36 Jan 1864, mar=20 yrs, farmer, TN,TN,TN
      Sarah E McVey 37 wife May 1863, mar=20 yrs, 10 of 110 alive, farmer, owns, MO,TN,MO
      Lindsey E McVey 18 son Sept 1881, laborer, TN,TN,MO
      Rachael Lee McVey 17 dau Apr 1883, TN,TN,MO
      Nannie E McVey 15 dau Aug 1884, TN,TN,MO
      William G McVey 13 son Nov 1886, laborer, TN,TN,MO
      Palo Alto McVey 11 son July 1888, laborer, TN,TN,MO
      Ezekiel McVey 9 son, Dec 1890, TN,TN,MO
      Josie McVey 7 dau, Sept 1892, TN,TN,MO
      Nellie P McVey 5 m dau, Dec1894, TN,TN,MO
      Charlie H McVey 3 son, Sept 1896, TN,TN,MO
      Marion McVey 1 son, Oct 1898, TN,TN,MO
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      ATTEMPTED SUICIDE.
      Polk McVey, a well-to-do farmer of the Fourth district of this county, attempted suicide last Thursday night by blowing his brains out with a double-barrel shot gun. Part of his cheek was blown off and a very dangerous though not necessarily fatal, wound inflicted. Several days ago - an account of it appeared in our last issue - various creditors of McVey having claims aggregating several hundred dollars filed suit in the Chancery Court against McVey alleging that he was secreting himself from creditors and trying to dispose of his property to defeat their just claims, and attaching all his property, real and personal. It now develops that McVey was away on a big drunk and had no thought of defrauding creditors and coming home heard of these charges, and being still under the influence of liquor, attempted to kill himself with above results.
      McMinnville New Era, McMinnville, TN., Thursday, 29 Jan 1903
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      More About William Polk McVey: Burial: Shellsford Cemetery, Warren Co., TN5

      Children of Sarah Butcher and William McVey are:
      + 11 i. Lindsey Eli3 McVey, born Sep 1881 in TN; died 1928.
      + 12 ii. Rachel Lee McVey, born 19 Apr 1883 in TN; died 07 Sep 1904.
      + 13 iii. Nannie Elizabeth McVey, born 27 Aug 1884 in TN; died 17 Jun 1948.
      14 iv. William Grover McVey, born Nov 1886 in TN.
      15 v. Palo Alto McVey, born 21 Jul 1889 in TN; died 24 Aug 1961. He married (1) Martha Thomison Bef. 17 Oct 1923; born 05 Aug 1889; died 17 Oct 1923. He married (2) Cecil Hillis6 10 Apr 1926; born circa 1900 in Van Buren Co., TN; died 27 Jan 1987 in River Park Hospital, McMinnville, TN7.
      More About Palo Alto McVey: Burial: New Union Cemetery, #30 Hwy, Warren Co., TN8
      More About Martha Thomison: Burial: New Union Cemetery, #30 Hwy, Warren Co., TN8
      Notes for Cecil Hillis:
      Mrs. McVey
      Mrs. Cecil Hillis McVey, 87-year-old resident of Route 9, died of a lingering illness in River Park Hospital at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. A member of the Church of Christ and native of Van Buren County, she was the widow of Palo McVey, who died in 1960, and daughter of the late Robert A.C. and Lucy Grove Hillis. She is survived by two brothers, Will Henry and A.C. Hillis of McMinnville, a niece and four nephews. Oscar Groves conducted services at 11 a.m. Thursday in McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Interment was in Crain Hill Cemetery.
      Southern Standard, McMinnville, TN. Fri, 30 Jan 1987.
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      More About Cecil Hillis: Burial: Crain Hill Cem., Van Buren Co., TN
      Fact 1: No children listed in obituary.
      + 16 vi. Ezekiel McVey, born 28 Dec 1890 in TN; died 12 Apr 1935.
      17 vii. Josie McVey, born Sep 1892 in TN.
      + 18 viii. Nettie McVey, born 14 Dec 1894 in TN; died 20 Sep 1921.
      19 ix. Charlie H. McVey, born Sep 1896 in TN. He married Estelle Bost; born 02 Jul 1901; died 11 Mar 1926 in Home in 2nd District, Warren Co., TN9.
      Notes for Estelle Bost:
      Mrs. Estelle McVey
      Mrs. Estelle McVey, wife of Mr. Chas. McVey, died at her home in the Second District of this county, after a lingering illness, aged about 22 years, on Thursday, March 11, and was buried at Union, Saturday, March 13, funeral services being conducted by Rev.J.W. Cooley. She leaves a husband and infant daughter, besides her father and mother, Mr. James Best and wife. She was a niece of Messrs. J.M. and Jasper Bain of this place.
      Southern Standard (McMinnville, TN) Thurs, 18 Mar 1926
      More About Estelle Bost: Burial: 13 Mar 1926, Union Cem., #30 Hwy, Warren Co., TN
      20 x. Marion E. McVey, born Oct 1898 in TN.
      21 xi. Frank H. McVey, born 14 Oct 1898 in TN; died 13 Apr 1911.
      More About Frank H. McVey: Burial: Shellsford Cemetery, Warren Co., TN10
      22 xii. Kelly McVey, born 11 Aug 1900 in TN; died 19 Oct 1901.
      More About Kelly McVey: Burial: Shellsford Cemetery, Warren Co., TN10
      23 xiii. Unis McVey, born circa 1902 in TN.


      Endnotes

      1. Holt, Martha, Almetia Cunningham and Betty Majors, 4Warren County, Tennessee Cemetery Book 4, Annotated, (Betty M. Majors, 111 Oak Park Drive, Tullahoma, TN 37388, 1999), p. 287, BUTCHER, Mitchell, 10 Mar 1854 - 23 Jan 1936, s/o James C. and Rachel (Hennessee) Butcher, h/o 1) Nancy "Nannie" Douglas and 2) Cora Harrison.
      2. Holt, Martha, Almetia Cunningham and Betty Majors, 4Warren County, Tennessee Cemetery Book 4, Annotated, (Betty M. Majors, 111 Oak Park Drive, Tullahoma, TN 37388, 1999), p. 287.
      3. Holt, Martha, Almetia Cunningham and Betty Majors, 4Warren County, Tennessee Cemetery Book 4, Annotated, (Betty M. Majors, 111 Oak Park Drive, Tullahoma, TN 37388, 1999), p. 287, BUTCHER, Nannie, 19 Jun 1863 - 10 Sept 1892, d/o Joel Douglas and his second wife, ______ ______, first wife of James Mitchell Butcher, married 10 ar 1881.
      4. Holt, Martha, Almetia Cunningham and Betty Majors, 4Warren County, Tennessee Cemetery Book 4, Annotated, (Betty M. Majors, 111 Oak Park Drive, Tullahoma, TN 37388, 1999), p. 287.
      5. Holt, Martha, Almetia Cunningham and Betty Majors, 4Warren County, Tennessee Cemetery Book 4, Annotated, (Betty M. Majors, 111 Oak Park Drive, Tullahoma, TN 37388, 1999), p. 301.
      6. "SOUTHERN STANDARD," McMinnville, TN 37110, Fri 30 Jan 1987, p. 2, Obituary Cecil Hillis McVey.
      7. "SOUTHERN STANDARD," McMinnville, TN 37110, Fri 30 Jan 1987, p. 2, Obituary Mrs. McVey.
      8. Holt, Martha, Almetia Cunningham and Betty Majors, 4Warren County, Tennessee Cemetery Book 4, Annotated, (Betty M. Majors, 111 Oak Park Drive, Tullahoma, TN 37388, 1999), p. 18.
      9. "SOUTHERN STANDARD," McMinnville, TN 37110, Thurs, 18 Mar 1926, Obituary Mrs. Estelle McVey.
      10. Holt, Martha, Almetia Cunningham and Betty Majors, 4Warren County, Tennessee Cemetery Book 4, Annotated, (Betty M. Majors, 111 Oak Park Drive, Tullahoma, TN 37388, 1999), p. 301.
      11. Dr. Margaret Rhinehart, OUR PEOPLE 1983, (Spencer, TN. 1983), p. 20.
      12. Maxine Reggio, Obituaries IV Extracted from Southern Standard Warren County In Central Tennessee {1944 to 1946}, (7205 NW 46 St., Bethany, OK, 1 Feb., 1999), p. 133.

  • Sources 
    1. [S17] 1870 Warren Co.,TN Census, transcribed from Microfilm by, p. 101 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S53537] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=farless&GSfn=rachel&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=45&GScntry=4&GSob.

    3. [S119] "Our People at Rest:Shellsford Cemetery", researched,read and compiled by (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S22] "The Dodson Family of Warren County, Tennessee and Allied Families",, p. 1-B (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S51896] "United States Census, 1860," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MHZ2-GM8 : accessed 05 Nov 2013.

    6. [S1655] "Warren County,Tennessee Marriage Records:1852-1900", compiled & printed by Fred Clark,RR 1 Box 9-B, Ridge Road, Quebeck, p. 57 (Reliability: 3).