HENSON Family

First Generation

1. Fred Lafayette1 Henson (#12093) was born 14 Apr 1914. Fred died 6 May 1975 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Al, at 61 years of age. His body was interred in Kendrick Cem., Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al.

He married Myrtle Lorene 'Bill' Harris. (Myrtle Lorene 'Bill' Harris is #12092.) Myrtle was born in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al 7 Jun 1914. Myrtle was the daughter of John Henry Harris and Hester Perlina 'Hes' Isbell. Her body was interred in Kendrick Cem., Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al. At 21 years of age Myrtle became the mother of Roland Henry Henson in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al, 25 Sep 1935. At 23 years of age Myrtle became the mother of Verlon Agatha Henson in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al, 3 Nov 1937. At 26 years of age Myrtle became the mother of Shelby 'Jean' Henson in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al, 18 Oct 1940. At 29 years of age Myrtle became the mother of Freddie D. Henson in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al, 2 Nov 1943. At 29 years of age Myrtle became the mother of Myrtle J. Henson in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al, 2 Nov 1943. At 32 years of age Myrtle became the mother of Laura Mae Henson in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al, 4 Jun 1947. At 34 years of age Myrtle became the mother of Betty Jane Henson in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al, 21 Jan 1949.

At 21 years of age Fred became the father of Roland Henry Henson in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al, 25 Sep 1935. At 23 years of age Fred became the father of Verlon Agatha Henson in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al, 3 Nov 1937. At 26 years of age Fred became the father of Shelby 'Jean' Henson in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al, 18 Oct 1940. At 29 years of age Fred became the father of Freddie D. Henson in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al, 2 Nov 1943. At 29 years of age Fred became the father of Myrtle J. Henson in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al, 2 Nov 1943. At 33 years of age Fred became the father of Laura Mae Henson in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al, 4 Jun 1947. At 34 years of age Fred became the father of Betty Jane Henson in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al, 21 Jan 1949. Fred was a sawmiller, but later in his life he owned a little country store on Hwy. 25 in Dunnavant.

Fred Lafayette Henson and Myrtle Lorene 'Bill' Harris had the following children:

child + 2 i. Roland Henry2 Henson was born 25 Sep 1935.

child 3 ii. Verlon Agatha Henson (#19141) was born in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al 3 Nov 1937. Verlon died 5 Jan 1938 in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al, at less than one year of age. Her body was interred in Kendrick Cem., Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al.

child 4 iii. Shelby 'Jean' Henson (#19142) was born in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al 18 Oct 1940. She married Horace Black. (Horace Black is #19143.) Horace was born in Florence, Lauderdale Co., Al 25 Apr 1940. (See Horace Black for the continuation of this line.) ADDRESS-AL: 205-699-5850

child 5 iv. Freddie D. Henson (#19147) was born in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al 2 Nov 1943. Freddie died 16 Jan 1944 in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al, at less than one year of age. His body was interred in Kendrick Cem., Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al. Freddie was a twin to Myrtle.

child 6 v. Myrtle J. Henson (#19148) was born in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al 2 Nov 1943. Myrtle died 2 Nov 1943 in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al, at less than one year of age. Her body was interred in Kendrick Cem., Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al. This child was stillborn and a twin to Freddie.

child 7 vi. Laura Mae Henson (#19149) was born in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al 4 Jun 1947. She married Larry Wayne Massey in Pleasant Ridge, Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al, 3 Dec 1965. (Larry Wayne Massey is #19150.) Larry was born 26 Sep 1944. At 22 years of age Larry became the father of Tracy Lynn Massey 22 Nov 1966. At 26 years of age Larry became the father of Wendy Jayne Massey in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Al, 1 Feb 1971. (See Larry Wayne Massey for the continuation of this line.)

At 19 years of age Laura became the mother of Tracy Lynn Massey 22 Nov 1966. At 23 years of age Laura became the mother of Wendy Jayne Massey in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Al, 1 Feb 1971. ADDRESS-AL: 205-699-5324

child 8 vii. Betty Jane Henson (#19158) was born in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al 21 Jan 1949. She married Gary Earl Brasher. (Gary Earl Brasher is #19159.) (See Gary Earl Brasher for the continuation of this line.) ADDRESS-AL: 56980 Hwy 25, Leeds 35094; 205-699-7376

Talked to Betty 22 May 1998. Called her back 24 May to get Sarah Spruiell McGuire's correct phone number. Can use her as a submitter.

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