Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Tombstone Tuesday - William B.S. Henkle

William B.S. Henkle
Son of
R.F. & E.A. Henkle
Brother of
Mrs. M.A. Stout
Born in Champaign Co., O
March 12, 1841
Sept. 15, 1920

Buried Pilot Knob Cemetery, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 9 April 2014.

According to Kentucky death certificate #24147, William Banson Sampson Henkle was the son of Rezin Fletcher Henkle, born West Virginia, and Emma Sampson, born Cincinnati, Ohio. His birth year is given as 1840 on the death certificate.

William B.S. Henkle first appears on Crittenden County census records in 1920 and a notice of his death appeared in the Crittenden Press 17 September 1920. The article stated "Uncle Benton" had been living with his nephew, B.B. Stout. 

Published 1 September 2015, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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