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Henson - IX MEMORIAL. Didaema Henson was born June 24th...
IX MEMORIAL. Didaema Henson was born June 24th 1757, and died June Srd, at 6 t. M., aged 100 years il months and 9 days She was tha seventh and youngest child of Daniel Camp a brother of Joshua and Stephen Camp, leading citizens of this county at the begin ning of this century. She was married to Benjamin F. Henaon April 11th, 1324, who died sev eral years ago. He was also the sev enth and youngest child of his parents. Five children were born to Brother and Sister Henson, all lived to be grown. Two, Charle3 and iTrs. Jane, wife of L. Fowler, have died. T. Go van, of Texas, Jason McE., of Brook lyn, N. T., and Mary, of this county, survive. Brother and Sister Henaon were members of "VTesley's Chapel, and pro bably of the first to join, as Sister Hen- son had at the time of her death been a member of the Methodist church for over seventy years. After the marriage of Brother and Sister Eeneon, they settled near Broad river, two miles from Big Island, where they lived, reared their family, died and were buried. A large crowd of neighbors, friends and relatives gathered at the home last Saturday to pay the last tribute of respect to her memory, attesting the high estimate in whish she wa3 held as neighbor, friend and above all chris tlan. Her pastor was assisted In the burial services by Rev. A. M. McMa ban of the Baptist church. May God's blessings rest on the be reaved, and may they follow their mother as she followed Christ. J. B. Cabpentzr, Pastor.

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  1. The Western Vindicator,
  2. 09 Jun 1898, Thu,
  3. Page 3

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