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Female Mary M. Henson Click to view Mary M. Henson in the family tree

Mary M. was born in Macon County, NC.  Mary M.'s father was Ephraim D. Henson and her mother was Annie Carpenter.  Her paternal grandparents were Elisha Henson and Louisa Smathers; her maternal grandparents were William Carpenter and Martha Margaret McConnell. She had six brothers and four sisters, named John Adams, Andrew Jackson, David H., Benjamin Franklin, Martin, William H., Margaret Elminy, Lizzie, Sarah Jane and Teletha Christine.

Mary M.'s family with James A. Bates

‌Mary M. and James A. were married in a religious ceremony on January 30th, 1879 in Macon County, NC by F. Poindexter, J.P..  They had two sons and a daughter, named Robert L., Harley Anderson and Emma E..

1 World War I Draft Registration Card
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1880 US Census

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