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Mary Henrietta DEMPSEY

Mary Henrietta DEMPSEY1,2,3,4,6,7

also known as Mollie HENDERSON5

15th Nov 18541,2,3,4,5,6,7 - 27th Jan 19512,7

Life History

15th Nov 1854

Born in Mississippi.1,2,3,4,5,6,7

9th Nov 1880

Birth of son John Melba HENDERSON in Arkansas.1,2

5th Aug 1884

Birth of daughter Nina HENDERSON in Arkansas.2,1

Sep 1887

Birth of daughter May HENDERSON in Arkansas.2,1

Nov 1893

Birth of son Murray HENDERSON in Arkansas.1,2

22nd Apr 1928

Death of John Melba HENDERSON in Dewitt, Arkansas. Arkansas.7,8,2

27th Jan 1951

Died in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.2,7

after 27th Jan 1951

Buried in DeWitt Cemetery, DeWitt, Arkansas County, Arkansas.7

Other facts


Married John Melba HENDERSON


  • In 1880, Mary (Mollie) has been recently married to John Henderson.  In their household is John's sister M J and half-brother Wilfred Hargraves, and Mollie's brother Jack.

    1880 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 3 June, Prairie Township, District 2, page 21 (scan p15C), Hse #24, Fam #28
    John Henderson  W M 21 (Head) Farmer AR MS AL
    Mollie Henderson  W F 25 Wife Keeping House MS MS MS
    M J Henderson  W F 19 Sister Single AR MS AL
    Jack Dempsey W M 23 Bro-in-law Single Farming MS MS MS
    Wilfred Hargraves W M 6 1/2 Bro Single AR AL AL

    Mary and Jack's father is living next door with the Vanderford family, for whom he is working on their farm.

    1880 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 3 June, Prairie Township, District 2, page 21 (scan p15C), Hse #25, Fam #29
    J Vanderford  W M 46 (Head) Farming GA GA GA
    H D Vanderford  W F 40 Wife Keeping House GA GA GA
    Emma Vanderford  W M 11 Dau AR GA GA
    Lee Vanderford  W M 7 Son AR GA GA
    Harry Vanderford  W M 5 Son AR GA GA
    India Vanderford  W M 3 Dau AR GA GA
    ** A J Dempsy W M 55 Hired, Widowed  Laborer, Farm MS MS MS **

    Mary Henrietta DEMPSEY, Birth 15 NOV 1854 in Mississippi, Death 27 JAN 1951
    Marriage 18 Jan 1880 to John Melba HENDERSON
    Birth 14 SEP 1857 in Arkansas County, Arkansas
    Death 19 APR 1928 in DeWitt, Arkansas Co. Arkansas
    John Melba, Jr. HENDERSON
    b 9 NOV 1880 Arkansas Co., AR, d 1971
    Nina HENDERSON b 5 AUG 1884 Arkansas Co., AR
    May HENDERSON b 1887
    Murray W. HENDERSON b 1893 Arkansas Co., AR
    (Source:  Rust, Henderson Bible Records)
    --  Henderson,

    The death date here for John differs from the Arkansas Death Index, which reports 22 Apr 1928


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