Monday, January 4, 2016

Eli Thaddeus Henthorn

Eli Thaddeus Henthorn

PARENTS: Eli Long and Mary Ann Henthorn

CONFLICT-BIRTH:  Was the date of birth, 20 Sep 1868 or as stated in his obituary, 21 Sep 1868?

MARRIAGE: Eli T. Henthorn and Ellen [sic] Riggs were married on 10 Dec 1899 in Tyler Co., WV by F.G. Rodabaugh according to extractions of Tyler county records.

MARRIAGE: 10 Dec 1899; Henthorn, Eli T., 31, b. Tyler Co., WV Riggs, Helen, 24, b. Tyler Co., WV
(Source: Tyler County, WV Marriages 1891-1932, p. 35, by Wes Cochran)

Problem: Was the date of marriage, 10 Dec 1899 or 11 Dec 1899?

DEATH: Eli Thaddedus Henthorn died on 22 Jun 1955 at the age of 87 years in New Martinsville, Wetzel, WV of a cerebro vascular accident.  His father was not recorded and his mother was listed as Mary Long.  He had been widowed. Reported on page 76-a of the General Index and Register of Deaths - Wetzel County, WV.

OBITUARY: Eli Thaddeus Henthorn Dies
Eli Thaddeus (Tad) Henthorn retired farmer formerly of Bearsville, Tyler County, passed away at 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 22, [1955] at Wetzel County hospital following a stroke suffered three weeks ago.

He was born in Tyler County, [WV], September 21, 1868 and spent his entire life in the county.  He was married to Helen Riggs December 11, 1899, who preceded him in death May 11, 1920.

To this union six children were born:  Georgia Estlack, New Martinsville; Mary Ash, Joseph Mills; Max C., DuBois, Wyoming; Clint R. and Frederick both of Weirton.  A son, Glen, preceded him in death.  He is also survived by 12 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Fairview church, near Bearsville, [WV] with burial in the cemetery there.  McCullough's funeral directors in Pennsboro were in charge of arrangements.
(Source:  undated clipping - furnished by Elizabeth Mullett)

Eli Thaddeus Henthorn
Birth: Sep. 20, 1868, Tyler County, West Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 22, 1955, Tyler County, West Virginia, USA

Eli was the son of Eli B. Long and Mary A. Henthorn. He married Helen J. Riggs in 1900 Tyler Co., WV and together they had 6 children.

Family links:
  Helen Riggs Henthorn (1875 - 1920)

  Georgia Matilda Henthorn Estlack (1901 - 1974)*
  Glen Leslie Henthorn (1909 - 1921)*
*Calculated relationship

Bearsville-Fairview Cemetery, Middlebourne, Tyler County, West Virginia, USA

Created by: Luanne Henthorn, Record added: Jul 03, 2011
(Source: Find A Grave Memorial# 72576097)

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