Monday, March 30, 2009

Tombstone Tuesday - Henry Fenn

Henry Fenn
Sept. 11, 1832
Feb. 7, 1876

Buried Fernwood Cemetery, Henderson, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed January 2009. Click on the tombstone for an enlarged view.

Henry Fenn first appears on the Henderson census in 1860. He was born in Germany and was a tailor living in the household of August Grubbe. In 1864, he opened his own tailor shop. [See above advertisement from the Henderson Reporter, 21 July 1864]

Fenn married Margaret Geible in 1865 and had two children, Jacob and Katy. He died in 1876 and his widow married Henry Busch in 1878 in Henderson. By 1880, Henry and Margaret Geible Fenn Busch and the two Fenn children were living in Evansville, Indiana.

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